Facebook is buying Oculus VR and why that is so scary

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About two years ago we all started hearing about this thing the Oculus Rift. It was really the greatest looking virtual reality experience since sliced bread, or at least there was the promise that it was going to be. The VR headset invented primarily by Palmer Lucky had a Kickstarter that went bonkers because the thing looked so great. Over the last couple years gamers had been looking and anticipating and salivating and creaming their pants over the Rift until today, when it was announced that Facebook was buying Oculus VR for $2 billion. It’s a lot of money for sure, and even somewhat understandable, but god what a let down.

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Apple’s new iPad mini with Retina

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By Andrew Levy

At Apple’s remarkably predictable event today, Tim Cook and pals announced the company’s new line of iPads.We had been expecting a refresh of one of the most successful consumer electronics for some time now, so this news did not really come as a surprise.

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Apple Special Event Hub

You didn’t think we’d be back, but we are! We wouldn’t leave you standing in the cold and the rain. It’s been a month hiatus, but The Techfast Club has officially returned. We are here today just in time for Apple’s special event, likely covering new iPads, new Macs, and hopefully a lot more. For all the latest news and analysis come to this page. We’re glad to be back!

Andrew & Kyle

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TechfastCast Episode 29 – September 12, 2013

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Can you imagine what it would be like to get two TechfastCasts in one week. Well dream no more because your wildest fantasies etc. etc. etc.This week Kyle and I discuss Jesus’ favorite toothpaste, the ending of A Clockwork Orange, and lined paper. Spoiler alert, its liney. Thanks for listening and enjoy!

– Andrew


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iPhone 5s & 5c available for preorder tomorrow (9/11), in stores September 20th

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By Andrew Levy

Apple held its iPhone event today announcing the long anticipated and rumored iPhone 5c and iPhone 5s. Although many of us were expecting announcements for the iPad, Apple TV, and maybe even the iWatch(?), we may need to tune back our urges and be happy with what Tim Cook and friends gave us. The iPhone 5s and 5c will be available for preorder starting tomorrow and will be available to in-store purchase on September 20th.

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