After so many years of unfulfilled promise, virtual reality--and its cousin, augmented reality--are finally moving towards the mainstream.
On Monday morning, I watched the Today Show. Not on TV, though, and not standing and screaming alongside middle-aged Texans in the vicious cold outside the show's Rockefeller Center digs.
In a week of beta-testing Periscope, the live-streaming app that Twitter bought for a reported $100 million early this year and is officially launching today, I've seen a lot of crazy things.
The makers of the augmented reality app Pivot want to create a time portal--on your phone.
It's an instance of Doctorow's first law: "any time someone puts a lock on something that belongs to you, and won't give you the key, that lock isn't for your benefit." It's a predictable and dismal salvo in the war on general purpose computers.
It is the first time any company has ever been valued at more than $1tn, and would make Apple more valuable than the gross domestic product (GDP) of Indonesia, the Netherlands or Saudi Arabia, according to World Bank statistics.
Without much fanfare, this month Microsoft announced that it is phasing out its notorious Internet browser called Internet Explorer. The DoJ was the main player in a story that seems to be oddly forgotten.
You walk into a coffee shop, where your phone hungrily gloms onto the open Wi-Fi network--probably called something like Netgear, or AT&TWiFi--and promptly stops working.
New advances in facial recognition are a step forward for an artificial intelligence technique called deep learning.
An experimental Pentagon program has already developed two types of a highly advanced, Terminator-like prosthetic arm.
With 2.8 billion 'facts' currently in the database
Popcorn Time was an instant hit when it launched just over a year ago:
When Neptune launched its grand idea for upending the smartphone ecosystem, many responses boiled down to: Huh?
"Effectively every single human being on the planet is going to be part of a manmade system for the first time," Rothkopf said.
Google Now, the card-based dashboard that provides a custom overview of what's coming up on your schedule, how hellish your commute will be, what news you might like to read and more, is an immensely helpful tool for Android users.
In countries like Zambia, Tanzania, or Kenya, where very few have access to the Internet, Facebook is bringing its own version of the net:
Google Maps announced in a blog post Thursday that it has officially made it to Mount Everest.
As the internet of things grows to encompass many more "things," so are the number of wireless ways to connect them.
This is the story of a group of college students who moved to the Mojave Desert, bought a house, painted it white, and turned it into a makeshift lab. Then they went out to launch rockets.
Wreckamovie is a collaborative film production platform to allow individuals to set up a film production and find a community to collaborate with, or find others' interesting film productions and become a collaborator in a worknet. Its aim is to make
As the internet of things grows to encompass many more "things," so are the number of wireless ways to connect them. Wi-Fi, ZigBee, Z-Wave, Bluetooth Low Energy and cellular are being embedded in every manner of gadget from thermostats to cars, b