Gustavo Suárez

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Grand Theft Auto 5 smashes 7 Guinness World Records

Rockstar Games' open-world title, <i>Grand Theft Auto 5</i>, has smashed a total of seven world records, including the best-selling video game within 24 hours and the "fastest entertainment property" to generate $1 billion, according to Guinness World Records.<p>The Rockstar North-developed title reached $1 …

Eyewear shopping app turns your headshot into 3D image

CSIRO's Smart Vision AR tech makes it easy to get a realistic idea of what your next pair of shades will look like on you.<p>The last time I picked out new eyeglasses, I spent about an hour trying out different pairs in the store. Of course I had to drive there, find and pay for parking, and get …

Augmented Reality

Tesla Slips From Pedestal That May Have Been Too High

Over the last year of so, Tesla motors has received some really good press. But this past week, it's been knocked off its pedestal.<p>"We're a country that likes to put things up on pedestals and then tear them down from pedestals. We do that with people, I think we do that with things," says Jack …

Fabian Oefner turns simple science into stunning art photography

Swiss photographer Fabian Oefner is known for using art to breathtakingly illustrate simple science at work. His latest series of images, called <i>The Invisible Dimension</i>, captures crystals of color rising in reaction to a speaker's soundwaves, magnetic liquid pushing paint into canals, and a flame of …

Mozart meets Minecraft in this university's new opera

A collection of university and high school students have banded together at Virginia Tech University to create a completely original opera that will be set to the works of Mozart and take place within the worlds of <i>Minecraft</i>.<p>In March, the university recruited eight high school students to begin work …

Microsoft's Answer To Apple's Siri May Be Halo's 'Cortana'

I don’t usually dabble into the phone wars here, as I’m far more concentrated on Microsoft vs. Sony vs. Nintendo in the console game, rather than Microsoft vs. Apple vs. Google in the phone OS arena. Sometimes however, there’s crossover in unexpected ways.<p>According to a report for ZDnet, Microsoft …

Report: 'Cortana' Is Microsoft's Response To Siri

<i>And she will help you fight the Covenant. Sort of.</i><p>Apple basically created the modern smartphone market. Google quickly figured out how to make itself a major player in that market.<p>Microsoft has tried, so far unsuccessfully, to make it a three-horse race.<p>The company was also late to the …

Want to play as the famed composer Frederic Chopin? Play Eternal Sonata

I'm a classically trained pianist who practiced almost everyday for 10 years straight, and then taught on weekends for about 8 years after. Not that …

The Death Of Nintendo Has Been Greatly Under-Exaggerated

I love Nintendo. I love Nintendo. I love Nintendo.<p>I feel the need to say that over and over again to begin with because this post will inevitably be read by some as some sort of anti-Nintendo screed. I know that because every single time I write anything <i>mildly</i> critical of Nintendo, groups of folks …

Activison hires lobbyists to act on Senate violence bill

Activision has hired top law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld to lobby as an advocate in the upcoming Senate bill, calling for a study of the impact of violent video games on children, according to a report in The Washington Post.<p>Lobbying records filed in the last few weeks reveal that lawyers …