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New HTC Vive Releases for the Week of 07/10/16

Thankfully there aren’t as many new Vive games this week as last. That’s a good thing, because last week we learned that it is entirely possible to …

Sick of Pokemon Go? Here are 12 other augmented-reality apps to try - Pocket-lint

This might shock you, but... Pokemon Go isn't the only augmented-reality app out there. <i>Gasp!</i><p>The technology has been gaining momentum in recent years, …

Pokémon

Think of Investing for Retirement as a Gradual, Four-Phase Process

Investing isn’t just for the super rich. It’s for the rest of us, too, and it’s important if you want to build a net worth for retirement. It can be …

Problems with your OnePlus 3 or 3T? Here’s how to fix them

So you’ve got a OnePlus 3 or 3T, but after setting it up and using it for a bit, you’ve run into a frustrating issue. This isn’t uncommon for a new …

How to install 3 Android tablets in your car

<b>Update:</b> Added two Shield Tablet K1's for rear seat entertainment.<p>Ever since the original Nexus 7 came out, I always wanted to install a tablet in my …

Gear & Gadgets

Table Tennis Trainer Project

If you enjoy table tennis this trainer might be a great next project. Thomas Mayer created this as his bachelor thesis project. Two Playstation …

InterAct

Envelop VR And How It Differs From Virtual Desktop and BigScreen

Since late last year I’ve been hearing about <i>Envelop VR</i> and its plan for a Windows “VR shell”. It would allow you to operate all the apps on your PC …

Motorola Moto 360 Sport - 45mm, Black

• Displays Notifications, Cards, and More, LCD Touchscreen with Gorilla Glass 3<br>• Button-Free Voice Control, Turn-by-Turn Navigation<br>• Heart Rate & Activity …

Google My Activity shows everything that company knows about its users – and there’s a lot

Google has launched a new site that shows absolutely everything it knows about its users. And there’s an awful lot of it.<p>The new My Activity page …

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

This popular browser extension has a new trick up its sleeve, and it's all about Amazon.<p>If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can …

Shopping

10 alternatives to the Raspberry Pi | ZDNet

VoCore<p>A coin-sized Linux computer that is totally open-source, and costs $20. This is a small, low-cost, totally open-source (both the hardware and …

Raspberry Pi

Racing Sims' DEFAULT SETTINGS CAN CAUSE VR SICKNESS & HOW TO FIX IT.

Note: We have created a follow-up article with more info about the pros, cons, etc... here. We're big advocates of sim racing as a motorsport in its …

Fender is making headphones the way it builds guitars

When an established brand enters a new product category, skepticism begins to creep in. It's fairly common for a company to license its name to a third party to make gadgets, and that was indeed my first thought when I learned Fender was making headphones. Fortunately, that's not the case here. The …

HDHomeRun is ready to make your Android TV a DVR

When SiliconDust announced its DIY DVR project a year ago, recording your shows meant building a PC dedicated to the task, or hooking up network storage. Now it's testing out HDHomeRun Record for Android TV, which lets you create an entire DVR with just one of its TV tuner devices and an Android …

Gole1 is an Affordable Windows 10 Mini PC with Multi-Touch Display

Unlike Intel Compute Stick, Gole1 mini PC has a 5″ multi-touch display, and it still can be stored in your pocket with ease. This means you can play …

Gear & Gadgets

Play Nintendo's Hated Virtual Boy Games on Gear VR and Google Cardboard

Now with less nausea and headaches.<p>Ah, the poor Nintendo Virtual Boy. Over two decades ago its stereoscopic imagery presaged the virtual reality headsets of today, although it was limited to monochromatic graphics and your neck inevitably ached while leaning down to play it on the awkward tripod of …

Virtual Reality

VRidge Lets Virtual Reality Fans Play Oculus Rift And SteamVR Games Using Google Cardboard

The current boom in virtual reality tech is progressing along roughly two lines: big, complex, and expensive VR headsets driven by full-power gaming …

Guide: How to make a dirt cheap Steam VR headset with low lag

DIY Vive using RiftCat and Leap Motion<p>Guide time! If you want to kind of mess around with Steam VR but aren't ready to fully commit yet, you'll love …

Top Android news of the week: Ed Bott: Best MS apps, HTC and Google team up, Exchange is coming,

This week in Android we heard that Google Play support is coming to Chrome OS, saw that Gmail is getting Microsoft Exchange support, and that HTC may …

Apple launches CareKit, a tool for letting iPhones keep their owners healthy

Apple’s newest piece of software is meant to help your iPhone look after you.<p>The company has officially launched its new CareKit, a framework that is …

Eight Tax Deductions You Shouldn't Overlook When You File This Year

Take advantage of any and all tax deductions you’re eligible for, because taxes are most people’s biggest expense. Not claiming the deductions is …

AltSpace Debuts VR Call Feature to Easily Meet With Friends

AltSpaceVR is one of the leading social VR companies. Their flagship platform, also known as AltSpaceVR, provides a flexible and open ecosystem …

How To Make Your Own Smart Mirror

A Google engineer is spreading the knowledge of how to turn any mirror digital

Google

Microsoft Monday: Major Windows 10 Updates, Android Notifications On PCs, Bash Command Support

“Microsoft Monday” takes a look back at the past week of news related to Microsoft. This week, “Microsoft Monday” includes details about the announcements Microsoft made at the Build 2016 conference, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, a Mars simulation using HoloLens, Office for Mac getting add-ins …

Satya Nadella

Amazon Has an Official Guide for Building Your Own Alexa Device with a Raspberry Pi

We’ve shown off one way to build your own Amazon Echo before (or more accurately, Amazon Tap because the DIY version can’t access the …

Raspberry Pi

The 30 Vive Games HTC And Valve Are Showcasing At GDC

HTC and Valve recently released the full list of VIVE games that will be displayed at next week’s Game Developer’s Conference in San Francisco. …

SPUD Promises to Put a 24-inch Display in Your Back Pocket

While there are options available for portable displays that allow you to offer a second screen for your laptop, how about being able to carry around …

Turn Your Coke Case Into A DIY Virtual Reality Headset

Giant food companies are going tech by offering Google Cardboard-like glasses that can be created directly from their product packaging.<p>Virtual reality is about to take over our day-to-day lives. Not only because VR headsets are now available for public purchase, but also because colossal companies …

Virtual Reality

'BigScreen' Lets You Share and Use Your PC Desktop In VR

I was sitting on a couch in a comfortable and decadent penthouse-style apartment overlooking a beautiful city landscape at night time. The horizon …

Beat This Game And You Could Win A Free Vive

Are you Vive ready? I’m not talking about CPUs or graphics cards. I’m talking about whether or not you have the grit, the determination, and the …