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Skyrim VR Review - Full Immersion in the Ultimate Fantasy World

Skyrim VR Review – Full Immersion in the Ultimate Fantasy World<p>Skyrim VR Review<p>At this point, every gamer on the planet has established how they feel …

Russia’s future soldier super suits are getting nuclear-proof accessories

In the never-ending forward march of military technology, Russia made a big leap in July when it showed off its vision for foot soldiers of the …

Prototyping

Smart glasses are digital eyes for the legally blind

Yvonne Felix is watching me. This would not be remarkable for most people I meet with, but Felix is legally blind.<p>She smiles and tells me she can see …

This squishy robot squeezes pig hearts to keep them pumping

It’s still early, but one day it might help humans with heart failure<p>With a squishy embrace, a new soft robot can keep a weak and failing heart pumping. So far, it’s only been tested in pigs. But if it works in humans, it could one day keep people with heart failure alive.<p>Researchers at Harvard …

Robotics

Artificial intelligence predicts when heart will fail

<b>Artificial intelligence can predict when patients with a heart disorder will die, according to scientists.</b><p>The software learned to analyse blood tests and scans of beating hearts to spot signs that the organ was about to fail.<p>The team, from the UK's Medical Research Council, say the technology could …

Artificial Intelligence

Grab Dead Rising 4 for $30 (or Less) Today, Only 3 Weeks After Release

Less than a month after release, Dead Rising 4 on Xbox One can already be had for just $30, or potentially even less.<p>Amazon, Best Buy, and GameStop are selling it for $30 today. Anyone with a Gamers Club Unlocked membership can still get the usual 20 percent discount at Best Buy, bringing the …

Best Buy

HandBrake, the ultimate video format converter, finally out of beta after 13 years

It’s common practice for apps to launch first in beta-test format for a few weeks or months, to allow early users to provide feedback before the official release. Video conversion utility HandBrake must, though, have set a new record: after 13 years in beta, the app has finally officially launched …

Hands-on with 5 Android apps you should download in December 2016 [Video]

There are nearly 1.5 million applications currently on Google Play and with so many to choose from, finding interesting new experiences can be a hassle. As we have the last several months now, today we’ll be showing you another 5 Android apps that you should definitely give a shot…<p>Trusted …

Science Could Reverse Ageing, Extending Average Lifespan To 108

They've figured out a way to rejuvenate cells.<p>The average life expectancy in the UK could leap to 108 after scientists discovered a way to rejuvenate …

Research

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2016

Another year has passed, which means we’re another step closer to the tomorrow of our dreams. Here are the most futuristic developments of 2016.<p>An …

5 tricks to free up space on your Android phone

Is your microSD card not enough? Here are some quick ways to reclaim storage space.<p>It doesn't matter if your Android phone has expandable storage via a microSD card -- you fill up whatever space you're given, whether it's 32GB or 200GB. Here are some easy ways to free up storage on your Android …

Apps

Internet Archive posted 10,000 browser-playable Amiga titles – go, play

Seriously, go. Enjoy yourself. It’s Monday. We’ll still be here when you get back. It’s bound to be a long week. The world is coming apart at the seams. Your boss won’t notice if you play a round or two of <i>Bubble Bobble</i> from the comfort of your own browser (Firefox seems to work best on my end).<p>We …

Retrogaming

This reversible Micro USB cable is impossible to plug in wrong

I have never nerded out so hard over a USB cable the way I am over Winnergear's MicFlip reversible Micro USB-to-USB Type-A cable.<p>Charging cables …

Samsung Announces 512GB NVMe SSD That's Smaller Than a Stamp

Samsung today announced that mass production has begun on a new NVMe PCIe solid state drive in a ball grid array package, the first of its kind to be available in large quantities. The SSD, called the PM971-NVMe, is tiny, merging all SSD components into a package that's smaller than a standard U.S. …

Securephone Coming From Apple?

One can only speculate if Apple will enter the securephone market when it ships the iPhone 8. There’s no news out of Cupertino about a separate ‘secure’ iPhone 7 model geared to compete against new securephones from its competitors.<p>Apple’s forthcoming iPhone 7 is expected to have beefed up …

Mobile

Six incredibly beautiful Live Wallpapers for your Android

Breathe fresh air into your Android device with these stunning live wallpapers.<p>Here's an easy way to keep your phone screen looking fresh and inviting: install a live wallpaper. Live wallpapers are animated and typically interactive backgrounds that provide ever-changing screens to keep your phone …

Particles

At Tech Conference, Meet The Tesla Of Bikes And A Weaponized Phone

You might think of Barcelona as an enchanted, historic European city. This week, it's home to a massive tech gathering: the Mobile World Congress. Tens of thousands of people from every corner of the earth are there — many showcasing the novel ways they're connecting citizen-consumers to the …

Tech Industry

Edward Snowden's OS of choice gets a major update

If you still assume you don't forfeit the right to privacy by going online, there are very few truly secure OS options. The best one might be the Linux flavor called Tails, recommended by none other than Edward Snowden. Its encrypted apps include email and messaging clients, a web browser, and of …

Edward Snowden

Babypod entertains your fetus with an insertable speaker for your baby maker

Wearables are so last year.<p>As we close the door on 2015, Babypod wants to send the year off with a bang by bringing us, for lack of a better term, insertables.<p>The Babypod is a small speaker women insert into their, well, <i>you know</i>, that emits low volume (54 decibels) music.<p>The minds behind the …

D&D in Virtual Reality Is Better than the Real Thing

AltSpaceVR partnered with Wizards of the Coast to bring an official Dungeons & Dragons experience to virtual reality.<p>We were faced with two deep pits, one of which had spikes at the bottom. Through some clever problem-solving, I decided to throw the little halfling in my group across one pit so he …

Virtual Reality

Switch faces with your friends in real time with this hilarious app

Swapping faces with someone is a Photoshop trick that never gets old.<p>In fact, several websites and apps exist for the sole purpose of making this …

A futuristic 'garden' that lets you grow food in your home just raised $230,000 on Kickstarter in 4 days

That's what a startup called Grove wants to help you do with its Ecosystem, which they describe as "an intelligent, in-home garden."<p>Grove Labs, a startup based in Sommerville, Massachusetts, was founded by two MIT students who wanted to give people the ability to grow their own food, regardless of …

Aquaponics

360 Security - A lot of bang for zero bucks

Most antivirus apps do about one or two things and it usually revolves around your security. It’s interesting and unique when an antivirus app tries to do more to optimize your device and keep it safe, secure, and free of worries. 360 Security is an app that tries to do all of this and it does it …

Apps

Howto make Zombie Mouth cupcakes

The severed, animated, flopping zombie appendage is a staple of horror films, and these zombie-mouth cupcakes look like someone has decorated an …

Cory Doctorow

Shaving will never be the same with this laser razor

It's 2015, so it only makes sense to shave our hair off with lasers, right?<p>Right. That's why Skarp Razor is replacing blade with a laser and plans to …

This 'Swiss Army Knife of jackets' is the most highly funded piece of clothing in Kickstarter history

The BauBax jacket isn't your typical piece of outerwear.<p>Dubbed the "Swiss Army Knife of jackets," the BauBax has 15 features to simplify your life in ways you hadn't imagined.<p>The jacket has everything from a built-in neck pillow and eye mask to pockets for your iPad, passport, and portable charger. …

Jackets

Flir One review: the thermal camera you need to see through the darkness

Flir One, a thermal imaging camera attachment to your iPhone or Android smartphone, is designed to let you peer deep into impenetrable places like walls and through the pitch black darkness of night. For this utilitarian purpose alone, contractors, sportspeople and homeowners will likely put the …

Han Solo mini-fridge lets you store your drinks in carbonite

This fridge is alive and in perfect hibernation. ThinkGeek is out with a Han Solo mini-fridge that lets you encase your very own nerf herder in carbonite.<p>"I love you," you say. "I know," says your fridge.<p>ThinkGeek has released an amazing mini-fridge that's sure to please "Star Wars" geeks, as it …

Lego

Thync's mood-changing wearable arrives for $299

How eager are you to calm down (or psych yourself up) at a moment's notice? If the answer is "enough to buy a fairly expensive gadget," your solution is now within reach. Thync has launched its namesake mood-changing wearable at the hefty price of $299. That's a lot to pay simply to feel different, …

Ecocapsules are pint-sized solar and wind-powered micro homes

Ecocapsule is a small, egg-shaped abode that could be the perfect home for someone who wants to let it all go like Elsa and live off the grid. Its roof is decked with 600W solar cells and a built-in 750W wind turbine that store the energy they harness into a high-power battery. The structure's …