Brennan Guinagh

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Five VR game genres to watch this year

A couple of weeks ago, I was eating lunch at a virtual reality event when a fellow attendee asked me a question. He wasn’t sure, he said, what app and game genres really felt VR-only, rather than existing media on a different kind of screen. This is something most VR enthusiasts have probably asked …

Letter #43: “I don’t know what to do with my life”

I have a school friend named Michael*. I’m jealous of him.<p>I recently caught up with him again over Christmas. He had come over for our …

High School

Fifty Shades fans have a ball with virtual reality experience

Fifty Shades Darker fans are having their desires met inside a virtual reality reproduction of one of the upcoming movie’s key scenes; a masquerade …

Calculus Is Way More Fun With An HTC Vive & Tilt Brush

<b>It looks like virtual reality can make anything entertaining.</b>I should start by making my hatred for any form of math perfectly clear. I hate it. Just …

22 Travel Pros Share the Best Place They’ve Ever Been

In honor of the new year, when the whole curious, beautiful world seems to loom expectant with possibility, we asked 22 travel experts: “Where’s the best place you’ve ever been?”<p>Those we spoke to — among them, the founder of <i>Tiny Atlas Quarterly</i> magazine, the director of the world’s largest …

Family Travel

VR Trends 2017: Education, Fitness, Entertainment, Healthcare, Food And Beverage, And Other Applications

2016 saw virtual reality technology become mainstream with Google, HTC, Samsung, Sony and Oculus coming out with their own VR headsets. The …

The best telescopes you can buy

As anyone who has ever peered through a telescope knows, there are few sensations quite like your initial, firsthand look at another astral body. For …

Telescopes

5 Startup Ideas For Jumping Into Virtual Reality

Is there really any doubt it's the Next Big Thing?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While companies like Magic Leap and Oculus Rift are spending millions of dollars to develop their new Virtual Reality products and VR startups are raising enormous amounts of money from …

Travel Tools I Use to Learn, Work and Play Anywhere in the World

I often get asked what apps, services and travel tools I use to work, learn, plan, play, track habits, manage time, write, read and more.<p>I’d like to …

Google Analytics

12 spots to frequent in Tokyo if you want to be a true local

Saying Tokyo is overwhelming to visit is a gross understatement. Searching for a decent happy place to unwind or simply enjoy a lazy afternoon can …

How This Couple Travels Full-Time While Making A Living And Raising 4 Kids

In May 2014, Bryanna and Craig Royal traded in their 3,000-square-foot suburban home in Kenosha, Wisconsin for a 400-square-foot RV and set out to travel around the country. With their four young children and two dogs in tow, they embarked on a journey to simplify their life. They wanted to focus …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Trains

Here's How Microsoft Is Bringing Virtual Reality to Windows 10

You can now add Microsoft to the list of technology companies wanting to make big money in virtual reality.<p>The technology giant said today it would …

How to Raise an Entrepreneur: 18 Bite-Size Lessons to Teach Your Kids [Infographic]

Want to nurture your child's entrepreneurial spirit to 'make a dent in the universe'? Here's how.<p>For any parent, knowing what to teach your children--in the limited time you've got--is hard.<p>As an entrepreneur, that difficulty only intensifies. All around us are studies that reveal more and more …

A 29-year-old who's been traveling the world for 4 years explains how he affords it

Living in a small, working class town in Northeast England, the now 29-year-old remembers dreaming of somewhere exotic, somewhere "far, far away from here" as a child, he told Business Insider.<p>In his early 20s, he finally got the chance to go. Tired of a 9-5 corporate job at a product management …

Introducing the VR Developer Nanodegree program—Join the creative revolution!

Virtual reality is one of the most exciting new areas of technology, and we are thrilled to announce the VR Developer Nanodegree program today. Join …

Microsoft HoloLens is VR with some dignity

When the HoloLens, the $3,000 developer edition of Microsoft’s augmented reality headset, arrived here in the Geek.com office I wasn’t excited. Why …

Augmented Reality

7 Gadgets That Should Be in Your Emergency Kit

Relatively speaking, the last few years have been tame on the hurricane front. But according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration …

Frameworks for Web Development Technology With AngularJS

<i>Estimated Read Time: 03 minutes 30 Seconds</i><p><b>AngularJS</b> offering cutting edge technology solutions is allowing the open source project holder in the most …

Advice from Oculus: Here’s why developers should start building software for virtual reality

If you want to be apart of a once-in-a-generation technology revolution, start developing games and apps for virtual reality platforms.<p>That was the …

This six-minute short film plunges you into an augmented reality hellscape

"What if advertising, but too much?" That's often the formula for short films about augmented reality. (Thanks to <i>The Verge</i>'s VR expert Adi Robertson for that one-liner.) But this new entry into the genre from artist Keiichi Matsuda still feels compelling, not least because the visuals are so …

This ‘augmented reality’ film is incredible… and terrifying

Watch a vision of the near-future that depicts a super-charged, claustrophobic world just around the corner.<p>Watch the video below, and it’s difficult not to feel overwhelmed within seconds.<p>Called Hyper-Reality, this six-minute film depicts a person living in Medellin, Colombia, doing everyday …

Augmented Reality

13 Hacks For Traveling Like The One Percent At No Cost

Tips and tricks from our friends at The Zoe Report<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the</i> …

PGA Tour tests new golf demo on Microsoft HoloLens, with help from a Seattle startup

How can augmented reality technology help the PGA Tour engage fans, design courses, improve operations, and provide benefit to golfers?<p>The tour wants …

Virtual Reality Jobs Jump In The Job Market

One of the more vibrant, up-and-coming sectors of the tech industry these days is virtual reality. From the added dimension it brings to gaming and media consumption to the level of immersion the technology can bring to marketing, VR is expected to see a bump in the near future.<p>And major players …

The challenge and opportunity of augmented reality

Interest in this topic is off the charts, and tech investors are eager to learn everything they can about this burgeoning market.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at</i> <i>Tech.pinions</i><i>, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech …

Forget Facebook These 2 Virtual Reality Stocks Are Ridiculously Cheap

Many companies consider virtual reality to be the next frontier for hardware and software growth. Tech M&A advisory firm Digi-Capital claims that the fledgling market will grow from practically nothing today to a $30 billion market by 2020, while <b>Goldman Sachs</b> estimates that the market could be …

Unity’s David Helgason on game design, VR, and mobile’s future

David Helgason cofounded Unity Technologies in 2003 to make a game engine that could help democratize game development. Over more than a decade, he guided the company on that mission and achieved great success.<p>Unity is now one of the world’s most popular game engines, with more than 5.5 million …

10 Priceless Resources for JavaScript Learners

A career in software means a dedication to lifetime learning. We’re all learning to code, whether we just started, or we’ve been at it for years.<p>I’ve …

Follow Your Fear, Not Just Your Passion

The old adage, “follow your passion,” is meant to direct us towards fulfilling careers and hobbies. If you want to take it up another notch, also …