Remember when The New York Times sent out free Google Cardboard VR headsets to all of its print subscribers, giving some legitimacy to the idea of virtual reality journalism?
Front suspension on a motorcycle has always been a matter of compromise. Telescopic forks have stuck around for nearly a hundred years because they're the least bad solution we've found so far - but an Australian team believes it's finally built the
Electricity causes Nanowires to compress the elastomer layers, distorting them in the process. As a result, the window goes from being completely clear to taking on a cloudy frosted-glass appearance.
Sure there are portable monitors you can take along with you to increase the screen real estate of your laptop.
The Oculus Rift is coming this month. It's bringing a heap of games with it.
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It's hard to tell if there's anything left to invent. While the world is full of infinite possibilities, sometimes it seems that every n+1 of those possibilities has already been addressed. Airbnb for dogs? That's real.
For a certain sort of smartphone user, closing apps becomes almost automatic. You double-tap the home button on your iPhone or hit the multitasking key on your Android, and you just start swiping.
It's estimated that some three million shipwrecks are scattered across the oceans, with a quarter possibly resting in the North Atlantic. Now satellites can be used to help locate these lost ships, according to new research.
Scientists have created the world's thinnest lens, which at just 6.3 nm (nanometers) thick is one two-thousandth the thickness of a human hair.
About two years ago, Seoul-based company Enomad made news when it put mobile phone charging stations along the manmade Cheonggyecheon River that runs through the Korean capital's downtown.
With the consumer HTC Vive set to ship in a few weeks, we're now getting a clearer picture of the marquee games that will be launching alongside the VR headset on SteamVR.
When Nest launched its first thermostat in 2011, its aim was for the device to learn the rhythm of a user's household so it could automate heating.
Drones are being utilized in everything from parcel delivery to search and rescue, but their limited flight times are restricting their ability to travel great distances or stay for extended periods of time in the field.
VR is getting social
An international team of scientists led by MIT has discovered that adding small amounts of carbon nanotubes to metals makes them much more resistant to radiation damage.
If you're the type of person who wears graphic pins, you probably want them to get noticed.
I suppose it was only a matter of time before this unholy union happened: Samsung has partnered with Six Flags to bring virtual reality rollercoasters to the American masses.
And finally adds support for Bluetooth speakers
The $3,000 headset will be sent to developers first, with AR apps in tow
Based on what we've seen so far, the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are far and away the two best VR headsets (with all respect to PlayStation VR, which lacks the raw horsepower and quality motion controllers of those two).
Modern phones are digital repositories of daily life Intimate data is at heart of Apple-FBI privacy debate
One of the biggest questions about virtual reality is how users will interact with it
The latest tech trends are constantly being adapted for younger users - whether it's tablets, smart watches, or 3D printers.
As I sometimes do, I'm going to structure this piece just a wee bit in reverse of the obvious order so that I can get certain things above the fold. Namely, Neal Reynolds's thoughts on the matter of the FBI vs. Apple's iPhone encryption.
Even if the US government forces Apple to help break into the iPhone of San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, the company reportedly has plans to design its new devices to prevent it from being technically capable of assisting the feds in future cases.
Connecting your smartphone to the web with just a lamp -- that is the promise of Li-Fi, featuring Internet access 100 times faster than Wi-Fi with revolutionary wireless technology.
Although the latest Ultra HD 4K TV screens can blow your mind with stunning picture quality, there's something magical when it comes to watching movies from a projector.