Rian Faldy

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Fove headset uses eye-tracking to make VR more real

If you've shoved one VR headset on your face, you've pretty much shoved them all on your face. They all immerse you in a 3D world with a device that tracks your head movement so you can look around. The Fove, on the other hand, does more than just track your noggin; it also tracks your eyes and …

How many PlayStation 2s would make a Galaxy S6?

A fun new visualization compares old tech with new and finds that computing power has increased a trillionfold since 1956.<p>Did you know that two Nintendo Entertainment Systems combined have the same computing power as the Apollo Guidance Computer that sent men to the moon? Or that the Samsung Galaxy …

Apple Watch

Microsoft's HoloLens is new, improved, and still has big problems

HoloLens can deliver amazing illusions, but only on a small scale<p>Microsoft's HoloLens is the kind of thing that science fiction has been preparing us for for decades. From the moment I saw it, I knew exactly what I wanted it to do: project a heads-up display around real life, let me play with …

Augmented Reality

Control the 'GTA V' cellphone with an iPhone, Arduino and a hack

<i>Grand Theft Auto V</i> has a few mobile apps of its own, but one enterprising modder has taken the idea to its natural conclusion: an application that lets you control the in-game cellphone with an iPhone. With the application you can scroll through text messages on-screen, peep your current list of …

Graphene produces a working 3D holographic display

A wide viewing angle, full-colour, holographic 3D display has been built using graphene-based materials.<p>Since "Help me, Obi Wan, you're my only hope" hit the big screens in 1977's "Star Wars," we've been dreaming of a full-3D holographic display. Mastering the technology isn't easy, though. We've …

Nanotech

The US Navy is giving up on fighter pilots and turning to drones

The US Navy is planning to stop using crewed fighter jets in the coming years, according to Navy secretary Ray Mabus, turning instead to uncrewed aerial vehicles and drones to perform missions at sea, on land, and in the air. Speaking at the Sea-Air-Space 2015 conference on Wednesday, Mabus said …

Military

Architizer

Java Tutorial for Beginners - Here is how to learn Java

If you have ever wanted to write your own Android app, for fun or for profit, you are probably going to need to do some programming. There are lots of different ways to write Android programs but the official language of Android is Java, so this Java tutorial for beginners may be for you. If you …

Java