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Oculus Connect 2014

We’re thrilled to welcome nearly 1,000 developers from around the world to Oculus Connect, our first developer conference.<p>If you’re not at the event, …

Light Up Hockey Net

Hockey season is upon us soon enough! And with it comes the time of year when it gets dark earlier. Well have no worries because you can play hockey …

The Best Cordless Nail Guns

As powerful as ever.<p>We drove thousands of nails into pressure-treated lumber, oak, pine, and a sandwich of those materials to find out how far these finishing nailer can go on a charge.

Intel Smart Wireless Charging Bowl will arrive late this year

Intel‘s Smart Wireless Charging Bowl, which we first saw back at CES 2014, will be hitting shelves towards the end of this year, putting its …

The “Oculus Platform” Marketplace For Virtual Reality App Launches This Fall

Oculus announced the “Oculus Platform” store for developers to distribute their virtual reality apps and experiences today at the Oculus Connect conference. Starting this fall on the Samsung Gear VR made by Oculus, this revamp of the Oculus Share marketplace will let users browse the Oculus …

Self-Driving Cars: A Marketer's Dream?

The automated car of the future could become a haven for an advertising nightmare.<p>Picture this: You're on a cross-country road trip with your kids, passing through some dusty corner of Nevada in your self-driving 2030 Chevrolet Lumina. Your car then sends an invisible message across the desert:</i> …

Asteroids: between a rock and a hard place

If you've ever stopped to peer with suspicion at the sky, wondering how <i>that</i> would go, a mammoth piece of space rock on its way in to bring ruin, the last two years have not been especially restful. In February 2013, a large asteroid ripped over the Chelyabinsk district of Russia, trailing …

Oculus Announces New 'Crescent Bay' VR Headset

Virtual reality company Oculus VR announced a new prototype version of its flagship Rift headset on Saturday, inching the Facebook-owned company closer to releasing a consumer-ready product to stores.<p>The new rig, code-named Crescent Bay, boasts an updated display, 360-degree head tracking, expanded …

With Alibaba IPO, Yahoo Reaps A Big Reward From Risky Bet

Yahoo has made a number of bad bets in its up-and-down history. But the decision to buy a $1 billion stake in the Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba was hands down a winner.<p>Alibaba's successful IPO — its stock shot up 38 percent on the first day of trading Friday — will give Yahoo around $8 billion …

Instant Ventilating Litter Box (No More Smells)