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This sperm test via smartphone proves there's an app for everything

Fertility clinics probably aren’t the most comfortable places to “extract” sperm. I haven’t had the pleasure, but being handed a receptacle and led into a room with visual aids and hearing that door close behind you has to be a bit awkward. More awkward is the thought that everyone outside this …

Why you should be starting VR/AR/MR design & development right now

tl;dr — This is for all of you that are interested in the phenomena “beyond mobile”. And how this will change the world as we know it. Buckle up …

Parents can meet unborn children for first time in 3D virtual reality

Seeing a baby in the womb for the first time on an ultrasound is a magical moment for most parents.<p>But a groundbreaking new scanning technology is allowing mothers and fathers to meet their unborn children in three dimensional virtual reality for the very first time.<p>The technique works by merging …

THE VIRTUAL REALITY REPORT: How the early days of VR are unfolding and the challenges it must overcome to reach mass adoption

<i>This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here.</i><p>The virtual reality (VR) market has made significant strides throughout 2016.<p>New VR headsets like the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive debuted amid …

10 Unusual and Awesome Hotels for Your Travel Bucket List

When it comes to finding the perfect hotel for an upcoming vacation, there are many factors that can go into your decision. Whether you’re looking for a honeymoon destination, babymoon locale or just somewhere to get away with your BFF or S.O., location, amenities and budget are just a few of the …

You can build a VR app in 15 minutes

<i>Your weekly guide to VR/AR — Newsletter #39</i><p>In 15 minutes, you can develop a virtual reality application and run it in a web browser, on a VR headset, …

How to Cash in on Virtual Reality

Watch the video of ‘How to Cash in on Virtual Reality’ on MoneyTalksNews.com.<p>Only hindsight will tell us if virtual reality (and its cousin, …

Preview: 'Project Sansar' is a Lot More Than Just Second Life in VR

I’ve been covering virtual reality for almost a year now. In that time my jaw has only dropped once: when I saw the whale in my very first VR …

U.S. VR hardware and software market to hit $38 billion by 2026

The U.S. virtual reality market will grow gradually in the next two years, but then growth will kick in and the industry will hit $38 billion in revenues by 2026, according to a forecast by Greenlight Insights.<p>The forecast was released as part of a larger 10-year market forecast at the Virtual …

HTC Introduces Vivepaper: A VR Magazine Stand

<b>Condé Nast China and HTC launch an augmented-VR reading experience.</b>HTC has unveiled Vivepaper, the latest app for the Vive that lets you check out …

Virtual And Augmented Reality Become Realistic Revenue Generators

When gaming app <i>Pokémon GO</i> took over this summer, augmented reality (AR) was really thrust into the mainstream. After becoming the most successful U.S. mobile game ever, the app’s popularity inevitably declined. However, according to Newzoo, the game is still making $2 million per day, and is the …

THE EFFECT OF VIRTUAL REALITY & AUGMENTED REALITY ON EDUCATION

For many years, education has been a classical system with the teacher at the heart of learning. The system of learning has always been a secluded …

Microsoft makes VR controllers that let you feel

As virtual reality becomes mainstream users need to believe they are immersed in digital worlds. VR setups have to convince as many human senses as …

Virtual Reality

Five Ways Virtual Reality Will Change The World

On the heels of the launch of Playstation’s hotly-anticipated virtual-reality headset, PS4 VR, along with Oculus and Facebook’s foray into the socially-connected virtual ether, we’re on the cusp of a revolution that will ultimately change the way we live, work and play. It will affect industries …

Virtual Reality

Virtual Reality Projected To Grow To $2 Trillion Long-Term

The future landscape of the Internet of Things will be largely occupied by virtual reality and augmented reality products and services.<p>With new …

Virtual Reality

The best animated movies on Netflix

Animated films often offer a bit of escapism, roping us into fantastical candy-colored worlds and investing us in the lives of scrappy heroes and …

This App Wants To Help Parents Diagnose Autism Early

ASDetect says it gives parents the ability to screen their children using their phone.<p>Detecting autism early in the life of a child can have a profound impact on their development. “The brain is very malleable, and if we can get in early, we can intervene,” says professor Cheryl Dissanayake, …

Get ready to prove the skills on your resume in virtual reality

If you're going to add skills you don't actually have on your resume, make sure the employer won't do everything in its power to make you prove it. Lloyds Banking Group, for instance, is putting potential employees to the test with the help of VR headsets. According to <i>Wired</i>, the British financial …

Space-faring survival game Osiris: New Dawn tops the Steam charts

Survival games: folks still aren't tired of 'em, particularly when they let people venture off into space. That's when we start getting into "dream …

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I want a little bit of everything - sign me up for a PlayStation VR subscription service

Taking off the headset after playing the Be The Batman demo of Batman Arkham VR at E3 this year, three thoughts race through my mind. Number one: I’m …

Unhappy with No Man's Sky, some players are escaping to this space game

No Man's Sky wasn't the space exploration game I hoped it would be. Amid the supernova of negative backlash and disappointment, it's not surprising …

Video Games Are Fulfilling Young Men And It’s Affecting Their Career Aspirations

Looking around the Internet there is no lack of material talking about the much-derided “Millennials.” Millennials are the new lost generation that an older generation looks down upon from their place on Mount Olympus, shaking their head at how they’ve squandered the world that they’ve inherited. …

Hara Hachi Bu: The Okinawan's Secret to Longevity

Hara hachi bu (also commonly referred to as <i>hara hachi bun me</i>) is a Confucian teaching that advises people to eat only until they are approximately 80 …

Gaming YouTubers charged with breaking British gambling law

Two gaming YouTubers have been charged with promoting illegal gambling in Britain, after encouraging their viewers to gamble with the in-game …

Alt.Latino: Late-Summer Jams And A Viral Video From Bomba Estereo

As summertime draws to a close, we look around <i>Alt.Latino</i> World Headquarters and find baskets — not of deplorables, but of all the CDs that have been gathering around us while we've been out on our summer travels. (Yes, we do still get CDs.) So its time to share some of the new music with you.<p>I say …

How To Make A Million Dollars In VR: Release An Expensive Game

Survios’ Raw Data is said to be the first VR game to hit $1 million in sales in a month.<p>Sean Parker may have famously said of Facebook’s early years that only a billion dollars is cool, but for the maker of the hit virtual reality game <i>Raw Data</i>, a million dollars is a damn good start.<p>According to …

This Mom's Viral Video Makes Giving Birth Look Incredibly Easy

Viral water birth video shows a mom staying calm as her baby is born<p>Women are conditioned by society and even their own friends and family to think …

Pregnancy

ECHO turns your own gameplay habits against you in violent ways

ECHO takes all of your mechanical cructhes and augments its enemies with them, letting you decide how your foes react to you.

8 Anime to Watch if You Love Video Games

A lot of anime fans are also video game fans, so it’s a lot of fun when the two worlds overlap. Here are eight awesome anime to watch if you love …

Anime