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Oculus’ New $99 Samsung Gear VR Makes Serious Virtual Reality Affordable

At half the price of its last mobile VR headset, the new $99 Oculus-made Samsung Gear VR is cheap enough to unlock virtual reality for the mainstream. Revealed today at the Oculus Connect conference, it works with the whole 2015 line of Samsung Smartphones including the Note 5, S6, S6 Edge, and S6 …

Nintendo's New 'Pokémon Go' Could Bring Augmented Reality To The Masses

Teaming up Google spin-off Niantic labs to let you catch 'em all IRL<p>Time to put the cards and handheld games away and go outside. But not because you’ve been cooped up too long: because next year outside is where you’ll find Pokémon.<p>The Pokémon Company, in conjunction with Nintendo and Google …

HP's $199 Windows laptop arrives alongside a pair of tablets

Contrary to earlier rumors, HP's Chromebook-like Stream 14 turned out to be more expensive than people had hoped for when it was announced a few weeks ago. Having said that, today HP is finally introducing its $199 laptop with Windows, staying in line with what a company representative had told us …

This sleek electric bike is wonderful and could be real, if you vote for it

A clever concept with smart lights and a built-in lock<p>A team of designers in Seattle are building a bike that could be your new best option for navigating busy city streets. Called the Denny, the bike concept includes a number of clever features that make it a bit more useful than your average …

Sony challenges Google Glass with its new 'Smart EyeGlass'

Sony is developing a pair of smartglasses to rival Google Glass product, and has produced a slimmed-down pair of glasses with an integrated screen in the lens.<p>The Sony Smart EyeGlass acts like a secondary screen for an Android smartphone, displaying information in the view of the wearer, overlaid …

Baidu's new headset and chopsticks record, ID and judge the food you eat

Chinese search giant Baidu has formally launched its answer to Google Glass, but unlike Mountain View's creation, it doesn't actually come with a display. The headset, called Baidu Eye, wraps behind your head instead. It recognizes voice and gesture commands, including being able to look up …

Beware! 8 sinister consequences of Google and Amazon drones

Last week, Google unveiled Project Wing, the company's take on delivery drones and its latest attempt to use tech and data to make the world a better place -- Google says it will initially use drones for disaster relief.<p>But I'd be remiss if I didn't point out a few of the possible unintended …

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Mexican woman becomes world's 'oldest person' - but lost her only proof 40 years ago

Leandra Becerra Lumbreras was reportedly born in the year Queen Victoria celebrated her Golden Jubilee and has 73 great-grandchildren<p>She was 27 when World War One erupted, 75 when John F. Kennedy was shot and nearly 100 when the Berlin Wall came down.<p>Now Leandra Becerra Lumbreras is celebrating her …

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Garmin Rolls With The Punches Of Changing Navigation Game With Smartphone HUD For Cars

Garmin built its empire on dedicated GPS devices, but those are obviously facing extinction in the face of smartphones that can replicate their function without requiring an expensive secondary hardware purchase. Today, Garmin announced a device that could help it capitalize on its changing role in …

CENTR Cam Is A GoPro Competitor That Captures Everything Around You

While smartphones have decimated the point-and-shoot camera market, the emergence of GoPro as a $1 billion company has shown that there’s still an audience willing to pay for a device that can take great footage at big events or during outdoor activities like hiking or snowboarding. But for most …

Watch this MIT Researcher Triple the Size of a 200-Foot Apartment Using 'Minority Report'-Like Gestures

MIT Media Lab’s Changing Places team has created a futuristic device that could make your tiny apartment feel more like a spacious penthouse. …

MacTrast Deals: The Bluetooth Shower Speaker: Shower Yourself In High-Quality Sound

- Jul 6, 2014<p>Today’s MacTrast Deal is a water resistant Bluetooth shower speaker that lets you take your music into the shower with you, without …

Five-year-old girl shot dead by playmate

Noelle Aston Shawver - described by family as a "bright and loving girl" - killed by five-year-old boy as playdate goes tragically wrong<p>A five-year-old girl has been shot dead by a young boy while they were playing together.<p>Adults were in another room in the house at the time of the accidental …

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Vessyl is the smart cup that knows exactly what you're drinking

Can more transparency help you drink more water?<p>As a biomedical computing student at Queen’s University seven years ago, Justin Lee knew he wanted to build his own "internet of things" device — but he didn’t want it to be any old "smart" lamp, toaster, or light switch. "I wanted to put a computer …

This is Harley-Davidson's first electric motorcycle

America's foremost bike manufacturer is leaving a century of tradition behind with the all-electric Project LiveWire, and it's inviting the public to help test it. While the company is being coy with details on the bike, it says LiveWire offers "tire-shredding acceleration and an unmissable new …

Hands On With The Samsung Gear Live, Its $199 Smartwatch Shipping July 7

Samsung has a new Android Wear device that it didn’t really make too much of a fuss about before: The Gear Live smartwatch. It unsurprisingly resembles its brethren the Gear, Gear 2 and Gear Neo, but it doesn’t use Tizen or Android (like the first gen Gear) and it doesn’t use the same interface …

Can't afford Google Glass? These Fun'iki glasses are a TENTH of the price

Can't afford Google Glass? These smart specs are a TENTH of the price: Frames use flashing lights and Morse code notifications<p><b>$150 (£90) Fun'iki</b> …

The 3D Printed Cast That Heals Bones 40-80% Faster

When one has a bone reset after a traumatic accident, a plaster cast is normally used to hold the break in place until it heals. For the average …

This Temporary Tattoo Can Unlock Your Phone

I’d think this was just a clever April Fools’ joke, if it weren’t the middle of July.<p>Motorola has teamed up with a company called VivaLnk to make a temporary tattoo that can unlock a smartphone, no PIN required. Slap it on your skin, hold your phone up to it, and bam — phone unlocked.<p>Who needs …

GIF your favorite movie quotes with Quotacle

A site called Quotacle might revolutionize the way you whip out movie quotes in an online discussion. It is a searchable repository consisting of over 250,000 lines from 143 movies. What makes it unique is that each entry comes with an embeddable clip showcasing the precise quote, and the ability …

Four Note-Taking Apps For The Tech-Forward College Student

As we head into the depths of August (the month where time stands still), there is <i>one</i> interesting thing that starts to happen. Kids head back to school.<p>That said, we decided to use some new data from CampusBooks to look at how college students are approaching their schoolwork. Perhaps the most …

How Oculus Rift Won Comic Con

First, I was inside a giant mechanical suit preparing to fight off attacking monsters. My copilot, to my right, was ripped out of our machine and I found myself having to face the monster alone. Then I climbed into a rickety elevator and rose hundreds of feet up a wall of ice while the wind rushed …

People Apparently Called the Police Because Facebook Went Down

If you freaked out about Facebook going down earlier today, we hope your next call wasn’t 911. Sounds obvious, right? Apparently not to everyone, …

These Guys Raised $7 Million To Create A Calendar App That Thinks For You

The app is a hybrid between a calendar and to-do list, but Timeful is really about creating better habits.<p>"We're fanatical about time," Yoav Shoham, one of the three founders of Timeful, told Business Insider. "Time might be a little cliche, but we really believe time is the most precious resource …