Raj Burde

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Virtual reality gets its first big-name early access title in Time Machine

Time Machine is an upcoming virtual reality game developer by Minority Media, the company behind Papo & Yo. The game is <i>only</i> playable in virtual reality, and it's one of the most visually impressive games to be released exclusively for virtual reality.<p>And today it hits early access.<p>What's the …

Magnus Walker crashes vintage Porsche with reporter inside

One of the minor storms on the Internet earlier this week concerned Porsche 911 collector and Outlaw tuner Magnus Walker getting in an accident in Minnesota. Walker had shipped his #277 1971 Porsche 911T to the twin city for the opening of a $10-million Porsche dealership there, and the day began …

All the Most Thrilling Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming This Fall

Your “to read” pile is about to get much more massive. This fall’s science fiction and fantasy books include new titles by legends like Margaret …

Books

The DeanBeat: As consoles age, PC gaming’s resurgence becomes more obvious

As the global game industry makes its way toward $100 billion in sales, the growth is happening on all fronts. Mobile either has or will shortly become the biggest part of the market, based on various market research reports. While mobile gaming has grabbed most of the headlines, the other emerging …

Can-Am Spyder review: Newbies may dig it, serious bikers, not so much

The Can-Am Spyder is one of the most eye-catching vehicles on the road, a Batmobike that elicits squeals of delight from people who don't ride motorcycles and sneers of disdain from people who do.<p>Non-bikers like its futuristic, forward-leaning looks; its wide, stable stance; and its ease of …

Speed up your Xbox to Windows 10 game streaming with this easy tweak

If you own a Windows 10 PC and Xbox One, you've probably at least tinkered with streaming your console games to your PC. It's pretty nifty, but sometimes isn't exactly smooth.<p>Fortunately, a Reddit user posted a hidden way to unlock a higher quality setting for streaming and all it takes is editing …

Years after Newtown shooting, CDC still awaits funds for guns and games research

For the third year in a row, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is waiting to find out if the approved federal budget will include funds for research into the causes and prevention of gun violence — including any possible link to video game usage.<p>In 2013, President Barack Obama called …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5: what it packs and what it lacks

The Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is going to be one of the most sought after handsets of 2015. It reached the market with high anticipation and made every fanboy go nuts. We spent some good time playing with it and even compared it to its main competitors. The dust has now settled, so it’s time to take a …

Bungie explains its banning philosophy for Destiny

If you've been the recipient of a temporary or even permanent ban from <i>Destiny</i>, you've probably experienced some level of frustration and confusion about why that happened. <i>Destiny</i> developer Bungie laid out its banning philosophy in yesterday's weekly update, explaining that even if you're just …

Geeky Gadgets Deals Of The Week 14th August

Simply Tilt Your Smartphone or Tablet to Fly This Epic Plane Through the Sky!<p>Get ready for less folding and more flying. This is a paper airplane …

Getting started with the OnePlus 2's 'Shelf' feature

OxygenOS is the name of the slightly customized version of Android running on the OnePlus 2. One of those small customizations is a new feature OnePlus is calling Shelf.<p>Shelf is tucked away to the left side of your home screen, similar to the Google Now page on Nexus devices or Flipboard on Samsung …

iOS 9's killer feature: it can read your mind

One of the coolest features in iOS 9 is one that you don’t really get to experience until you’ve been using it for a few weeks. Over time, it learns your habits and starts making suggestions about what to do next.<p>When Predictive Siri, which powers this feature, was first announced I didn’t think …

Apps

Is the Earth about to be hit by a SUPERFLARE? Scientists calculate when next massive solar outburst is due

In 1859 a solar flare erupted from the sun that was so powerful that the Northern Lights were visible as far south as Cuba and telegraph wires in …

Solar Cycle

Destiny's most important website failed us when we needed it the most

Week after week, <i>Destiny</i> players could visit Is Xur Selling Gjallarhorn to see if Xur was, in fact, selling Gjallarhorn. It was part function, part joke about how it was unlikely the exotic weapon would become so easily available.<p>Today, it let us all down. This is what the site says as of this …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge 3-month review: I'm worried about the S6 Edge+

Yesterday, Samsung revealed its worst kept secrets of 2015 – the Galaxy S6 Edge+ and the Galaxy Note 5.<p>As I watched the (exceptionally brief) announcement at the London launch, I couldn’t help but feel it a little ironic that I had to plug my S6 Edge into an external battery pack just to keep it …

Nerf’s new ‘Rival’ tactical guns are for grown ups, fire at 70MPH

Nerf guns are fun for a moment or two, but the combination of endless dart hunting and lackluster shooting speed/accuracy wears thin quickly. As …

How ants' amazing sense of smell controls their lives

Ants have a remarkably sophisticated sense of smell, allowing them to pick up odors that dictate how they behave and how they interact with each other, a new study says.<p>Each ant has a subtle, unique aroma, made from a blend of chemicals called pheromones stuck on the outside of its body. Minute …

Intricately Folded Pages Transform Hardcover Books into Standing Sculptures

Japanese artist Yuto Yamaguchi transforms hardcover books into sculptures by simply folding their pages. Without using scissors, he crafts the bold designs by intricately creasing each page so that together, they appear as one cohesive form. Yamaguchi's excellent craftsmanship produces smooth …

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 color comparison

Yesterday Samsung unveiled the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to the world, giving us a new member of the Note family that takes obvious inspiration from its little brother, the Samsung Galaxy S6. We’ve already brought you a number of features and videos showcasing the new Note 5 and the Edge+, but now it’s …

Phones