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HTC's $100 Vive Tracker, coming March 27, allows crazy DIY VR accessories

Developers will get a chance to play around with it on March 27.<p>The Vive is the most free-range VR experience on the market, but it could get a lot more accessory-connected soon. HTC announced the Vive Tracker is coming to developers March 27 for $100 (£99 UK; equivalent to AU$138).<p>The Vive …

This Motorcycle With Snowmobile Tracks Is the Most Overkill Way to Crush Your Winter Commute

Forget about trying to cram your way onto an already packed subway car when it’s snowy and you need to get to work. Motorcycle maker Christini has …

A strange new theory may finally solve the mystery of an “alien megastructure” that has confounded scientists for months

There isn’t a star like KIC 8462852. For the past 18 months, ever since a group of astronomers introduced the world to its strange, seemingly unnatural fluctuations in brightness, scientists have been obsessed with it.<p>What’s kept the interest so high is a hypothesis that the fluctuations happen …

Columbia University

CYBERPOWERPC Gamer Xtreme VR GXiVR8020A Gaming Desktop & HTC VIVE Virtual Reality System Bundle

The ultimate in pc gaming<p><b>Bundle Includes :</b><p>Destroy the competition with the CyberpowerPC gamer Xtreme series of gaming desktops. The gamer Xtreme …

Virtual Reality

Honda's Self-Balancing Motorcycle Can Follow You Like a Puppy

Riding Assist technology would be a huge help at the beginning and end of motorcycle trips<p>Like BMW, Honda also feels that motorcycles of the future …

New 3D graphene is ten times as strong as steel

It's incredibly strong and has unique electrical, thermal, optical, and chemical properties, but in some ways Graphene's two-dimensional structure …

Nanotech

Dlodlo's VR1 headset is the size of a pair of glasses but can rival Oculus

A VR headset that can be worn like a pair of regular glasses is pretty much the holy grail of the technology (until we get VR contact lenses, anyway). But while I expected decent VR glasses to be at least a couple of years away, I was surprised to find a pair in a small booth at this year’s …

Asus VivoPC X is a VR-ready desktop that's smaller than an Xbox

The Asus VivoPC X isn't just paying lip service to VR -- this $799 (roughly £650, AU$1,100) machine has two HDMI ports to make headset hookups easy.<p>Companies love to say their gaming PCs are the size of a game console. It's almost never true -- but the new Asus VivoPC X <i>really is</i> smaller than an …

Windows 10

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

Artificial Intelligence

Student Lets Thief Steal His Phone, Spies On Him For Weeks To Make This Documentary

Film student Anthony van der Meer had his iPhone stolen and the thought that a stranger had access to all of his personal data really concerned him. …

Scientists take on what was once thought impossible: reversing aging

Thinning and graying hair, wrinkles, arthritis, cataracts, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and maybe dementia. The list of age-related maladies is …

Telomere

Bioterrorism And Gene Editing: Can Crispr Tool Be Used As Biological Weapon In War?

Crispr is a tool that allows for genes to be edited, and has great potential in the treatment of a wide range of diseases, including some for which …

Google's Improbable Deal to Recreate the Real World in VR

Let a thousand virtual worlds rain down from the clouds. Or rather, <i>the</i> cloud. That's the call from Google as it gets behind a tiny British startup …