There’s a Samsung Galaxy Note Hiding Inside the New Oculus Rift – Mashable

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There's a Samsung Galaxy Note Hiding Inside the New Oculus Rift
Mashable
The next-generation Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets have a phone hidden inside. The headset's screen is actually a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, which iFixit revealed after it did a teardown of the Rift. The Galaxy Note screen, which still retains the

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New Oculus Rift Teardown: This Thing Pushes Its Guts To The Max – Gizmodo Australia

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Business Insider Australia
New Oculus Rift Teardown: This Thing Pushes Its Guts To The Max
Gizmodo Australia
First, some peripheral detail: The Rift's HDMI cable features an in-built Spectra7 VR7100 chips to enable it to handle video formats up to 4K 60p. Nice! The cable also features an NCP 374 overvoltage protection device, so even if the Rift's action gets
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Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2’s display is actually an entire Galaxy Note 3 front panel – Pocket-lint.com

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Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2's display is actually an entire Galaxy Note 3 front panel
Pocket-lint.com
It looks like the Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard have a lot in common. Both use a smartphone screen as their display. While Cardboard technically uses any Android phone to power a virtual reality experience, the latest version of the Oculus Rift

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Cryptocurrency Round-Up: Wikipedia Accepts Bitcoin, MtGox Investigated and … – International Business Times UK

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International Business Times UK
Cryptocurrency Round-Up: Wikipedia Accepts Bitcoin, MtGox Investigated and
International Business Times UK
Jon Matonis, executive director at the Bitcoin Foundation, said: "We had two main goals: Build a dynamic communications platform that enables us to share bitcoin's world changing benefits so that anyone with any background could easily understand, and
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‘Bitcoin is bad in its current avatar. That’s why it’s the villain of my … – Economic Times

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Economic Times
'Bitcoin is bad in its current avatar. That's why it's the villain of my
Economic Times
Like you can't conceive of a world without the Internet today, five years from now you won't be able to conceive of a world without the Bitcoin. Right now, people are apprehensive of it, but they don't want to condemn it or write it off. The Bitcoin
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Coinbase Drops Bitcoin Processing Fees for Non-Profits – CoinDesk

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Coinbase Drops Bitcoin Processing Fees for Non-Profits
CoinDesk
In all the excitement yesterday over Wikipedia's new partnership with Coinbase, another significant piece of news from the bitcoin company got rather overshadowed. Notably, the payment processor announced that it will waiver all fees for registered 501
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iFixit Takes Apart Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2 – Tom’s Hardware Guide

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iFixit Takes Apart Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2
Tom’s Hardware Guide
There is good news for gamers eagerly waiting to get their hands on the Oculus Rift. iFixit has taken apart the second development kit and gives it a 9 out of 10 on a repairability scale. That means if one of the components goes bad, it can be easily

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