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Vuzix's VR headset adds earphones and supports multiple devices

Yet <i>another</i> VR headset? We wouldn't be surprised if that's what you're thinking after all the VR headset news these past few days. This one is the latest device out of Vuzix's headquarters called the IWear 720, which can do more than just block the world and immerse you into pure virtual reality. …

Robotic glove puts rehabilitation into the hands of stroke patients

Rehabilitation after a stroke can be a long and arduous process -- but a device developed by researchers at the University at Hertfordshire quite literally puts recovery in the hands of the patients. The robotic glove is designed for use at home, to help patients recover strength and movement in …

Sorry Samsung, the Galaxy S6 may have a major hardware fault

The Samsung Galaxy S6 may borrow its physical form factor, software design, and, yes, even EarPods from the iPhone 6, but there’s one thing Samsung …

Phones

A Closer Look At Canonical’s Ubuntu Phones

Canonical has finally got skin in the mobile game, putting its first Ubuntu phone on sale in Europe last month.<p>It’s been showing off that mid-tier device, made by BQ, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, along with a more premium smartphone made by Meizu, which will be released later …

Jony Ive Discusses Design of Apple Watch in Latest Interview

Apple design chief Jonathan Ive recently discussed the meticulous process that went into creating the Apple Watch in a new profile with <i>Financial Times</i>. Ive describes the Apple Watch as "the most personal product" that Apple has ever made, with "thousands and thousands of hours of evaluation and …

Smartwatches

Google's New Flight Search Tool Helps You Find The Best Price

Google Flights has been revamped this week and it is the fastest flight price search website that I have used so far. Like many other travel websites, Google Flights will show you a range of fares and flight options as you select the destinations and the dates. Fortunately, Google Flights has …

Google Flights

Virtual reality is taking over the video game industry

When you look at the expansiveness of our games or the speed of our sports games, the likelihood of motion sickness goes up dramatically."<p>Blake Jorgensen, EA's chief financial officer

Console OS Developers Release x86 Compatible Android Distro For PCs

The idea of running Android alongside another operating system on the PC is not new. Asus, Lenovo and others have already released a few tablets and all-on-one systems that had the ability to switch back and forth between Android and Windows Environments, but the implementations to date have been …

This could be the best-looking Android Wear smartwatch yet

It looks like Huawei is taking smartwatches very seriously. As spotted by <i>Droid Life</i>, two official promo videos for the "Huawei Watch" have accidentally been set live on YouTube ahead of the device's likely announcement tomorrow at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. Before the videos were …

Huawei Watch Leaks Ahead Of MWC And It's Kind Of Hot, With Android Wear

Mobile World Congress, in beautiful Barcelona Spain, starts next week and the leaks and early tip offs are now flowing fast and furious. Today, an unlikely horse in the smartwatch race has emerged and its carrying the Android Wear flag to take on the Apple Watch that’s expected to be formally …

Olloclip Macro 3-In-1 Lens Review: Extreme iPhone 6 Close-Ups

The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, are capable of taking superb photos straight out of the box and the fixed lens gives you great quality images in most situations. However, there’s only so much you can do without using an add-on lens.<p><b>All the small things</b><p>This time I’m looking at Olloclip’s Macro …

Latest iPhone 6S Report Brings Potential Disappointment To Photographers

The iPhone 6S looks unlikely to receive a dual-lens camera, but could include the Apple Watch’s Force Touch feature.<p>Speculation is rife on the specs of Apple’s next iPhone models: The likely “iPhone 6S” and “iPhone 6S Plus” updates, expected to arrive later this year, have been the subjects of many …

Apple constructing outdoor building next to Yerba Buena, likely demo area for Watch event on March 9th

We have received images of a white building under construction behind the Yerba Buena Center of the Arts, the venue for Apple’s ‘Spring Forward’ event on March 9th. The tipster said that security guards are patrolling the scene, wearing ‘Apple Security’ shirts, confirming the connection between the …

Apple

Five Things to Watch For at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona This Week

Re/code will have full coverage and analysis all week, but here is what is top of mind from our team on the ground at Mobile World Congress.<p>Anyone who is anyone in mobile (and a lot of others that aspire to be someone) is gathering this week in Barcelona for the mobile industry’s largest trade show.<p>…

Google invests $300 million in U.S. residential solar projects

(Reuters) - SolarCity Corp on Thursday said it created a $750 million fund to finance about 25,000 residential solar projects, with Google Inc investing nearly half the funding.<p>The Google logo is spelled out in heliostats (mirrors that track the sun and reflect the sunlight onto a central receiving …

Microsoft details Project Spartan’s new rendering engine and why it chose not to adopt WebKit

Microsoft today detailed its new rendering engine designed specifically for Project Spartan, the company’s new browser shipping on all Windows 10 devices (smartphones, tablets, PCs, and so on). The company also confirmed that the new rendering engine will be available in Internet Explorer for …

Huawei ad mistakenly reveals new Android Wear smartwatch

It looks like Huawei has let the cat out of the bag with an advertisement placed at Barcelona's El Prat airport. The ad, first spotted by <i>Android Central</i>, makes it all but certain that the Chinese phonemaker will announce an Android Wear-powered smartwatch at Mobile World Congress next week.<p>The …

HTC One M9 phone is star of supposedly leaked hands-on video

If an apparently leaked video is indeed the real thing, HTC's flagship smartphone has added a little gold to its wardrobe.<p>The video, entitled "HTC One M9 Hands on (Before MWC 2015)," showed up on YouTube today -- a day before HTC unofficially kicks off Barcelona's Mobile World Congress confab with …

New 5-Mile-Around Hyperloop Test Track Will Cost $100 Million

Going nowhere fast<p>Two years ago, Elon Musk had an idea. What if, instead of traveling by road, rail, air, or boat, we all travelled in giant tubes that could move pods of people at up to 800 miles per hour? He called the idea the Hyperloop and released his idea to the world hoping that someone else …

High-speed Rail

Google Drive Is Offering 2GB Of Free Storage For Doing A Quick Security Checkup

Google is celebrating “Safer Internet Day” by offering 2GB of free Google Drive storage as a reward for performing a security checkup. To receive the free 2GB of storage on your Google Drive, you simply have to visit the Google’s security checkup website, log in to your Google account and quickly …

Google Drive

Britain Launches First Driverless Car—And It’s Precious

Google's self-driving cars face some cute competition<p>Britain’s first driverless car doesn’t look like a car at all. The electric-powered LUTZ Pathfinder launched Wednesday, wandering the sidewalks of London’s Greenwich neighborhood, and it’s closer in appearance to a runaway cockpit of a small …

Autonomous Cars

Apple Confirms Aperture to Be Removed From Mac App Store After Launch of Photos for OS X

Shortly after last week's deployment of OS X 10.10.3 to developers, Apple updated its official Aperture page on its website, adding a notice stating that Aperture will be removed from the Mac App Store when the Photos for OS X app launches.<p>The same notice can also be found in the app's Mac App …

App Store

Samsung to launch smartphone with 3-sided screen, report says

Samsung plans to launch a flagship smartphone with a 5.1-inch screen that's sloped on both vertical sides, according to a new report.<p>If you're having …

Microsoft Confirms Sunrise Acquisition, Adds Depth To Its Mobile Productivity Offerings

Microsoft is buying the mobile productivity reputation it seemed disinclined to build for itself for so many years, and the latest addition to the roster is Sunrise, the calendar app that managed to raise $8.2 million in venture funding and achieved rave reviews on the many platforms where it …