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The 10 best free iPhone games of the week

After a slow few weeks, the App Store roared back to life over the past couple days with some of the more interesting mobile games of 2018 so far. …

Just Cause 3 is free to try on Steam right now

Just Cause 3 is a great game to play if you want to recreate the most batshit crazy moments from action films. Want to blow up a convoy of vehicles …

Blizzard just released a new Overwatch comic.

<b>Blizzard just released a new Overwatch comic.</b> In it, the <i>Overwatch</i> team grapples with how to handle a robot uprising in London, despite the fact that …

Gaming

The Real Reason Why The Dragon Age Inquisition Failed

ioWare has this diverse crowd of fans that is basically split down the middle on their games, especially when it comes to <i>Mass Effect</i> and <i>Dragon Age</i>. …

Intel Optane: Memory acceleration kicks PCs into warp drive on April 24

The story of the PC industry for the past few years has been about incremental changes in performance. Intel says that's about to change, as it …

Windows 10

Making 12K 360º VR Streaming a Reality: Why and How We Did It

Today, 360 videos are mostly streamed at 1080p and occasionally at 4K. You rarely hear of 6K, and 8K is touted by some as perfect VR. However, some …

Blizzard Announces StarCraft: Remastered, Due Out This Summer

Everyone’s favorite real-time strategy game is getting a face-lift. As Blizzard president Mike Morhaime announced at this weekend’s I <3 <i>StarCraft</i> …

Starcraft

Augmented Reality in the classroom: Move over, Pokemon Go, it’s time for science class

At Metta School in Simei, nine pupils attend an unusual science lesson with a twist.<p>They use augmented reality to learn about animal adaptations - …

‘Mass Effect: Andromeda’ Gets A Price Cut On PC In UK

A sign of things to come or shame for putting out an untested product? Either way, UK-based GMG just dropped the PC price for <i>Mass Effect: Andromeda</i> …

Stand Up Comedy

How to prepare for employment in the age of artificial intelligence

For centuries, humans have been fretting over “technological unemployment” or the loss of jobs caused by technological change. Never has this sentiment been accentuated more than it is today, at the cusp of the next industrial revolution.<p>With developments in artificial intelligence continuing at a …

Meet Nadia, the scarily ‘human’ chatbot who can read your emotions

Have you ever dreamt of gazing into the eyes of chatbot while explaining your frustration with a service? If so, that would be oddly specific, but you’d also be in luck, thanks to an ambitious New Zealand startup.<p>The company, which has the eerie name of Soul Machines, has created a virtual chatbot …

VR Vs. AR: Disney Not Fans Of Virtual Reality, Will Focus On Augmented Reality In Parks

The divide between virtual reality and augmented reality tech is still in its early stages, but AR looks to have a prominent supporter in its …

Adobe Is Building An AI To Automate Web Design. Should You Worry?

An experimental Adobe project brings machine learning and artificial intelligence to the graphic and web design worlds. That might not be a bad thing.<p>Adobe, one of the world’s largest and most powerful software companies, is trying something new: It’s applying machine learning and image recognition …

Machine Learning

Is Augmented Reality the Next Smartphone?

Watch Tech Debate discuss Tim Cook’s comments on AR and how soon until it becomes mainstream.

Oncologists will be able to walk through 3D tumors with new VR system

Cutting-edge technology is always going to be exciting, but the point at which it becomes truly amazing is when it can be used to save people’s lives.<p>…

Google's new AI has learned to become 'highly aggressive' in stressful situations

Late last year, famed physicist Stephen Hawking issued a warning that the continued advancement of artificial intelligence will either be "the best, or the worst thing, ever to happen to humanity".<p>We've all seen the <i>Terminator</i> movies, and the apocalyptic nightmare that the self-aware AI system, …

Artificial Intelligence

Virtual Reality App 'Art Plunge' Takes You Inside Your Favorite Paintings

A new app will let you dive headlong into the enigma that is the <i>Mona Lisa</i>. Art Plunge is a virtual reality gallery that allows users to get an …

Researchers at MIT claim to have created a dedicated speech recognition chip that consumes a tiny amount of energy

As the years go by, I get lazier it seems. So the prospect of talking to my computing devices gets better and better as time passes (even if I have …

Photo-Realistic Holograms Are About To Get A Whole Lot More Real

8i unveiled its Holo mixed-reality app, and announced $27 million in funding to bolster its vision of 3D content-capture technology.<p>The holograms are coming, the holograms are coming.<p>At the Sundance Film Festival last month, moviegoers attending the premiere of <i>Marjorie Prime</i>, a movie starring Jon …

Augmented Reality

Why Elon Musk's transhumanism claims may not be that far-fetched

We must all become cyborgs if we are to survive the inevitable robot uprising. That's the message from Tesla and SpaceX founder Elon Musk, the …

Scientists are making VR displays that match your eyesight

One of the reasons why VR games and experiences cause headache and nausea is because headsets' displays can't optimize images for your eyes. A team of Stanford scientists seek to change that by developing VR displays that can adjust how images are shown based on your age and any other existing …

Humble launches own publishing label with solid lineup

It’s still weird to me that the Humble empire was spawned by folks who started out (and quickly returned to) making games about kicking rabbits in …

PC Gaming

Styx: Master Of Shadows | Rock, Paper, Shotgun - PC Game Reviews, Previews, Subjectivity

Share this:<p>French publishers Bigben Interactive are buying French developers Cyanide Studio, the mob behind games including Styx sneak ’em ups, the …

Rime is a gorgeous exploration game set in a mysterious paradise

When you jump into the water in Rime’s enigmatic island, you can make the game’s cape-wearing protagonist do a cannonball. I spent a while looking …

Corsair announces plans to launch its first complete PC, the One

PC enthusiasts know the Corsair brand because of the wide variety of products offered by the company, which spans from essential build components …

Lian-Li's PC-O11 Dual-Chamber Glass PC Case Hides All Cables

Show off your high performance components while keeping unsighlty cables well hidden.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate …

Blu-Ray

The Walking Dead S3’s episode 3 rising in March

Telltale kicked off The Walking Dead season 3 [official site] with two episodes at once, and if you’re into it I do hope you’ve savoured them. …

The Walking Dead

Bohemia blast Take On Mars out of early access

We’re talking away<br>I don’t know what<br>I’m to write I’ll write it anyway<br>Today’s another day to distract you<br>Gabbing away<br>Bohemia’s space sim looks pretty …

Project Cars 2 trailer spares no thought for cold, wet cars

I worry about the cars in this new Project Cars 2 [official site] trailer. They’re out in snow, ice, and torrential rain without so much as a scarf, …

PC Gaming

The Rainbow Six Siege Starter Edition is back, this time for good

The Rainbow Six Siege Starter Edition is back, and this time it's not a limited offer. For $15 (or $19.95 in Australia), you'll get access to the …