You might say the day is never really done in consumer technology news. Your workday, however, hopefully draws to a close at some point. This is the Daily Roundup on Engadget, a quick peek back at the top headlines for the past 24 hours -- all handpicked by the editors here at the site. Click on through the break, and enjoy.
This morning, NVIDIA took Shield to the living room by revealing Gamestream: an initiative aimed at pairing the company's GPUs with streaming gaming via its handheld game console. We were able to witness a low-latency, 4K demo, during which we noticed a few of Shield's normal streaming issues. Read on for the entire scoop.
In an interview with Engadget this morning, Oculus Rift's new Chief Technology Officer John Carmack stated that a new Dev kit is under construction. According to him, said kit will reach the hands of developers before the retail unit ships sometime in 2014. Carmack also spoke about his expectations for the growth of 4K mobile tech and how it'll affect future Rift models. Click on through to read all of what Carmack had to say.
Engadget caught up with Migicovsky in NY today after his recent appearance at an MIT hackathon. "What we're focused on right now is software," the exec explained. After a tremendously successful crowdfunding campaign and product launch, Pebble's shifting its focus from hardware to bringing the next killer app to the platform. Hit the link to watch the entire interview.
It's lighter. It's prettier. It's the Playstation Vita. Though it's unfortunately a Japan-only device for now, there's a lot to like from Sony's new portable game console. Click through to peruse our entire review and find out just what we found so appealing.