Jacek Fedorynski Creates a Mouse Hat and Human Trackball

Jacek Fedorynski has recently created an air mouse, a device that attaches to a hat and functions like an actual mouse. Hat mouse, you ask? Instead of controlling it with hand movements, it requires you to use your head. Based on Adafruit’s Feather nRF52840 Sense, this air mouse works by reading accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer data, and connects via Bluetooth to run on Windows, Mac and Linux.

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Arcade1Up Surprise Announces a Wi-Fi Digital Board Game Coffee Table

If you follow Arcade1Up announcements, you might be expecting another arcade cabinet or maybe even a pinball machine. But its latest product, the Arcade1Up Infinity Game Table, is a whole new category. It’s a Wi-Fi-connected coffee table with a touchscreen that can play board games, show comics books, and more.

The Infinity Game Table will come in two sizes, one with a 24-inch HD touchscreen, and one with a 32-inch HD touchscreen. While it looks like a good size for a coffee table in your living room, you can remove the legs and place it on a table or other flat surface.

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You can now play an ultra-rare Quake arcade cabinet at home

Since its 1996 PC release, id’s seminal shooter Quake has been ported to everything from flip phones and smartphones to game consoles and Web browsers. But even many serious fans of the series don’t know about Quake Arcade Tournament Edition (Quake ATE), an officially licensed version of the game that ran on custom arcade cabinets.

Even among those who know about it, few ever got a chance to play it during the brief time it was in arcades, and hardware-based DRM built into the cabinet meant the game wasn’t playable on home emulators. That state of affairs now seems set to change thanks to the recent release of a Windows executable that can decrypt the data dumped from those aging arcade hard drives for play on a modern home computer.

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Arcade1Up Announces Ms. Pac-Man, Marvel vs. Capcom Cabinets

During today’s IGN Summer of Games event, the folks over at Arcade1Up revealed a handful of new additions to their line of miniature arcade cabinet replicas. These include Ms. Pac-ManMarvel vs. CapcomX-Men vs. Street FighterBig Buck Hunter, and a virtual pinball machine based on Marvel Comics superheroes.

While Ms. Pac-Man is iconic enough to occupy her own cabinet, the others brought along some friends.

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