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Microsoft Has No Plans to Bring Virtual Reality or Mixed Reality to Xbox

Virtual reality and mixed reality gaming mostly took a backseat at E3 2018, with the big three console makers focusing on traditional games. And …

Augmented Reality

6 Pilates moves that will transform your whole body

If you think of slow, quiet, no-sweat sessions on a Reformer when you think of Pilates, you haven’t yet encountered Cassey Ho.<p>The bubbly, inspiring …

Yoga

The June solstice is almost here — here's how it works and why it starts both summer and winter

The June solstice of 2018 will happen on Thursday, June 21, at 6:07 a.m. ET.<p>To people who live in Earth's northern hemisphere, this marks the longest day of the year. It also signals the end of spring, the arrival of summer, and a gradual retreat toward the fall season, which is marked by an …

Astronomy

10 Reasons Heath Ledger’s Joker Is The On-Screen Best Version

Jared Leto’s performance as The Joker is one of the lowest points in the Warner Bros. franchise known as the DC Extended Universe, which includes …

Mark Hamill

WATCH: 7 Essential Talking Dinosaurs

With <i>Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom</i> ready to trample theaters next month, dino-mania has taken over the planet as if that killer asteroid never …

Paleontology

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Never Suffer from Low Battery Anxiety Again. Here Are 5 of the Best Phone Chargers.

Do you worry when your battery drops below 50 percent? Never fear, our charger guide is here.<p>5 min read<p>“Low battery anxiety” might not be recognized in medical dictionaries, but colloquially, it’s very real. One survey found that close to nine out of 10 people felt panicked when their phone battery …

Tech Trends

A 3D-printed house you can actually live in should be ready by 2019

In The Netherlands, a company called Van Wijnen is working with the city of Eindhoven to build the world's first community of 3D-printed houses. The planned community will have five houses, all printed with concrete. Each subsequent house will build on the ones that came before; the first house …

Netherlands

6 Habits that Damage the Brain – Infographic

Because both Alzheimer’s and dementia run in my family, I am acutely concerned about my own brain health as well as anything that might damage it.<p>On …

CrossHelmet offers 360-degree vision, touch controls and noise canceling

The 360-degree vision is provided by a rear-facing wide-angle camera built into the back of the lid, which displays the rider's rear view in the top …

Ben Heck's Sega Saturn teardown

By popular request, Ben is tearing down the retro Sega Saturn games console. Back in the day, the Saturn was Sega's attempt to compete against Sony's PlayStation, even though it already had a CD-based console add-on for the Genesis / Mega Drive in the form of the Sega CD. In this episode we check …

Microsoft Solves Two Folding Screen (Surface Phone) Issues with New Patents

Microsoft has promised any return to mobile hardware would redefine the market. That suggests hardware that brings something new in terms of form and …

Thanks to the Switch, Nintendo Is Hitting Its Stride

<b>Nintendo</b>'s (NASDAQOTH: NTDOY) fourth-quarter earnings report highlighted several positive trends that should leave shareholders feeling very optimistic about its future. Other than the phenomenal success of Switch, Nintendo is quickly growing its digital business from its growing roster of mobile …

The 20 best smartphones in the world

It's a fantastic smartphone, and I've had to reshuffle the top five phones in this list as a result.<p>After some more time with the iPhone X, I've also reshuffled the order for the latest iPhones, as well.<p>Whether you're in the market for a phone right now or can wait until after the big show, we've …

The Evolution of Lara Croft

When Lara Croft made her first appearance on video-game screens in October of 1996, her date of birth was set as February 14, 1968 — which means the …

Tomb Raider

Memory cards are loaded with jargon—here's how to choose the right one

Figuring out what kind of storage you need for your phone, drone, or camera can be tricky.<p>Lots of gadgets, like TVs and cars, have exciting announcement events where companies point out impressive new features and stand-out specs. With memory cards, however, things are rarely that exciting.<p>Every …

Operating Systems

Mario can now guide your route in Google Maps

It’s Mario Time! Beloved gaming character Mario is coming to Google Maps, thanks to a partnership between Google and Nintendo ahead of Mario Day, March 10. (MAR10…get it, Mario?) In addition to the various deals and sales on Nintendo games, the mustachioed plumber will also make an appearance in …

Google Maps

Nokia Reissues Iconic ‘Banana Phone’ Held by Keanu Reeves in ‘The Matrix’

Nokia 8110, the banana-shaped slider phone that was held by Keanu Reeves in the 1999 movie <i>The Matrix</i>, will be back after 22 years.<p>HMD Global, a …

Mobile Technology

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

Employment

The best couch co-op games to play with your valentine

Can your love survive the Overcooked kitchen?<p>If a candlelit dinner isn’t you and your significant other’s style, why not prove your love this Valentine’s Day by gathering around your console to solve a tricky puzzle or explore a dangerous dungeon? Your partner both takes the edge off a crushing …

You Should Give Your Dirty Oven Racks a Bath!

I've already shown you how to clean your oven with a mix of baking soda and vinegar. And now, we're going to tackle those oven racks and rid them of …

These Are Our 10 Healthiest Chicken Dinners

Not only does chicken's versatility and crowd-pleasing tendencies make it a recurring choice for weeknight dinner, but it's ability to be a wholesome …

Ikea’s modular sofa hits stores next month

The collaboration with Tom Dixon, a “platform for living,” rolls out across Europe<p>Delaktig, the intriguing “hackable” sofa by Ikea in collaboration with British designer Tom Dixon, is finally launching in February in Europe (with the U.S. release coming later this summer or fall). Conceived of as …

Ressence made a mechanical watch that pairs with your smartphone

Many hybrid watches only resemble classic timepieces on a superficial level. If you want a watch with a true mechanical movement, you have to forego modern conveniences. Ressence wants to fix that with its newly unveiled Type 2 e-Crown Concept. The watch, designed with the help of Nest co-founder …

LG Display's crazy 65-inch OLED TV can roll up like a poster

When you roll your future TV out of sight into a little box, thank LG Display.<p>The leader in big-screen OLED manufacturing, not satisfied to debut the first 88-inch 8K OLED TV, showed off another world's first at CES: a 65-inch 4K OLED display that's, get this, rollable.<p>Although some concept …

Gear & Gadgets

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<b>Online Personal Trainer</b><p>My name is Josef Rakich and I specialize in life-changing transformations. I have helped tens of thousands of people around …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in October

Perhaps you’ve heard of this tiny show called Stranger Things<p>Halloween season is finally upon us, so you might expect your streaming service of choice to be filled with dozens of new slasher flicks, gothic thrillers, and serial killer movies. (The whole creepy killer clown thing is currently being …

Ford is now designing cars in mixed reality using Microsoft HoloLens

Ford is making cars using Microsoft’s HoloLens mixed reality headset, as part of a new test project the automaker is rolling out globally. The mixed reality design trial allows for rapid prototyping in a virtual environment, instead of having to create new physical models to see what new materials …

How to Clear Your Amazon Browsing History

Not only does Amazon track your purchases, it tracks all the products you looked at and didn’t buy too. Here’s how to make it go away.<p>There are a …

How to declutter your tech and gadgets

<b>Technology is always progressing, which means many households are constantly acquiring new gadgets as older devices become obsolete.</b><p>While we're often …