Jacob Michelsen

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Sony's Digital Recording Binoculars score a huge boost with $2,000 DEV-50V

Who, you say, might be the target customer for Sony's Digital Recording Binoculars? Your guess is as good as ours, but regardless of the device's audience, Sony's improvements are sure to boost that base by a bit. Like its predecessor, the DEV-5V, the DEV-50V captures stills and video, and will …

EVE Online Diary Part One: Spaceships And Supermarkets

<i>Rich Stanton has been playing EVE Online. In the first of a three-part diary series, he explains the tools and apps he uses to make sure he never</i> …

Rock, Paper, Shotgun - PC Game Reviews, Previews, Subjectivity

RPS Feature Read more<p>Share this:<p>Sundays are for… watching the world cup? Is there a world cup thing? There’s bound to be a world cup thing. If not, …

Game of Drones: StarCraft II politics

Fighting elections with video games - we speak to man behind a political StarCraft tournament.<p>On April 13, Sweden's political parties took to the …

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Technology

Scrooser Is A Motorized Scooter From The Future

The unfortunately-named Scrooser (the creators are from Dresden so maybe it sounds better in German) is actually surprisingly cool. It looks like a standard, two-wheel kick scooter but actually has a motor built in and it can go about 15 miles per hour on a good day.<p>The Kickstarter project has been …

With MakerBot’s buy, consolidation of the 3D printing industry has officially begun

When the IBM of 3D printing acquires Apple of 3D printing, you can forgive people for going a bit crazy.<p>MakerBot, which fell into the arms of 3D printing giant Stratasys last week, was in many ways the embodiment of the Maker movement: It was young, hip, full of ideas, and almost the polar opposite …

Here's What Happened When We Strapped A Bunch Of People Into The Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset

<b>Click for sound.</b><p>The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that is most definitely the future of gaming.<p>The device straps onto your head and completely immerses you inside a video game. It also has motion sensors so you can look around as if you were really inside the world.<p>But it's nearly …

Virtual Reality

Meta, The Crazy AR Glasses That Aim To Do What Google Glass Can’t, Go Up For Pre-Order

Over a year after the announcement Of Google Glass, many folks I talk to still seem to be misunderstanding what Glass can actually <i>do.</i><p>“It’ll be great for Augmented Reality!” they say, assuming that Glass can render objects directly into your full view of the world (it can’t.) “Ooh! It’ll be like …

'Hawken' Is Why I Hope Free-To-Play Isn't The Future Of Video Games

<i>Hawken is a multiplayer mech combat game that would be a great buy. But it’s free to play, and that comes at a price.</i><p><b>Update 6/21/13:</b> Having spent more time with the game and had discussions with Hawken’s developers, I think my early gut reactions and first impressions to the free to play nature of …