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Making Your Macbook VR-Ready Just Got Cheaper With the Razer Core X

Getting Macbooks to work with high-end virtual reality (VR) headsets just became a little bit more affordable: VR enthusiasts can now soup up their …

Virtual Reality

Google and LG just built the key to lifelike VR

Mobile VR is about to get a big kick in the rear end from Google and LG. They’ve created a 4.3-inch display that packs in 1,443 pixels per inch with …

Virtual Reality

Poster and trailer for Zen Dog starring Kyle Gallner

Ahead of its VOD release next month, a poster and trailer have arrived online for writer-director Rick Darge’s upcoming drama <b>Zen Dog</b> which stars Kyle …

Zen

How to Detect and Remove The Mac ‘mshelper’ Malware

• Home<br>• News<br>• How to Detect and Remove The Mac ‘mshelper’ Malware<p>Chris Hauk - May 18, 2018<p>Is your Mac’s fan running at a high rate or you’re seeing a much …

Apps

‘Reality Portals’ Allow Real-Time Communication Between The Real World & VR

<b>SVVR’s first project under their ambitious MULTIVERSE initiative links VR with the real world via mixed reality live events.</b><p>Since 2013, independent …

Augmented Reality

Kickstarter just rolled out a new feature that makes crowdfunding less sketchy

If you browse through Kickstarter today, you might notice something different. On certain projects, you’ll see a little black badge in the lower …

Crowd Funding

Snooker champ plays VR snooker, falls over because it feels so real

San Francisco's Computer Museum boasts a state-of-the-art virtual reality pool program that feels so real that the tester, snooker champ Ronnie …

Virtual Reality

The device that could solve chronic insomnia

Getting a good night's sleep is just a dream for the one in ten people who have trouble sleeping, but a new device is providing hope to those who are …

Sleep

Getting Started with Shodan, “The scariest search engine”

<b>What is Shodan?</b><p>Shodan is a search engine that lets user find specific devices connected to the internet using various filters. Shodan was created in …

Information Security

Blockchain is crappy technology and a bad vision for the future

This December I wrote a widely-circulated article on the inapplicability of blockchain to any actual problem. People objected mostly not to the technology argument, but rather hoped that decentralization could produce integrity.<p>Let’s start with this: Venmo is a free service to transfer dollars, and …

Blockchain

Sleep glasses help teenagers see the light

Bright light glasses have been shown to help sleep, and even bolster learning and cognitive skills in teenagers.<p>Invented by psychologists and sleep …

Sleep

Yale experiment to reanimate dead brains promises 'living hell' for humans

A scientific experiment to reanimate dead brains could lead to humans enduring a ‘fate worse than death,’ an ethics lecturer has warned.<p>Last month Yale University announced it had successfully resurrected the brains of more than 100 slaughtered pigs and found that the cells were still healthy.<p>The …

InterAct

Revolutionary new blood test can instantly identify chronic pain

A world-first blood test that can objectively identify chronic pain has been developed by a team of Australian researchers. The test can reportedly …

Immune System

Thousand years of Tibetan masterpieces revealed for first time

Writer and photographer Thomas Laird’s 10-year project records crumbling Buddhist murals before they are lost<p>They are some of the greatest treasures of Tibetan Buddhist culture: ancient murals showing the life of the Buddha and the secrets of meditation. Many are hidden in remote monasteries or …

Murals

Deletion of single enzyme stops mice getting fat, no matter the diet

A compelling study from a team of researchers at the University of Copenhagen has demonstrated a way to completely stop a body's ability to store …

Diabetes

Digital nomads: The new elite with no fixed abode

<b>Why work in an office when you can sit by the beach? Armed with a laptop and an internet connection, a new generation of 'digital nomads' is taking their work on their travels around the world. But they are not always welcome.</b><p>Jemma Porter and her boyfriend James Cave's journey began like many …

Digital Nomads

5 reasons you should be visiting Tokyo again | Style Magazine | South China Morning Post

You may have visited Tokyo recently but, like many Hongkongers, you might be already planning your next trip there. For many, the key attraction of …

Japan

Scientists reveal the genetic roadmap to building an entire organism from a single cell

Whether a worm, a human or a blue whale, all multicellular life begins as a single-celled egg.

Biology

Why You Keep Waking Up At Night? It May Be Your 'Neuronal Noise'

Researchers theorize that the random fluctuations of your neurons' voltage sometimes rise to the level of waking you up -- a finding that could be …

Neuroscience

New A.I. application can write its own code - Futurity

Teaching artificial intelligence to code and create software has been a holy grail of the field. The new system, which you can see in action for …

Artificial Intelligence

First Big Steps Toward Proving the Unique Games Conjecture

The latest in a new series of proofs brings theoretical computer scientists within striking distance of one of the great conjectures of their …

Mathematics

Amazon starts delivering to your car trunk, wherever it's parked

SAN FRANCISCO — I gave Amazon the keys to my car last week, and it went pretty well.<p>Not that Amazon needed a lift (and the actual key was a digital one.) I was testing a new program, launching Tuesday, that lets Amazon drivers unlock a customer's vehicle via an app and leave their packages inside …

Jeff Bezos

Do Crypto Trading Bots Really Work?

<b>Bots and talk of bots is endemic within the crypto space, with behavior, good and bad, often attributed to their actions. Mt Gox famously had the</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Review: For just $29, the PaMu truly wireless earbuds are surprisingly good AirPod competitors

A few weeks ago, we wrote about PaMu, unique wireless earphones on Indiegogo that start at <b>$29</b>. Well, we were able to get our hands on a pair of PaMu’s headphones to let you know if they’re worth it, even at the <b>$29</b> price point. After a week of testing, it seems PaMu could give the current truly …

TheWaveVR wraps $6M Series A to fuel its immersive, social VR music app

Music and visual art creation VR startup TheWaveVR just wrapped a $6 million Series A round, and when all was said and done, it seemed appropriate for the team to actually sign the term sheet with their lead investor inside virtual reality.<p>The round, led by RRE Ventures, brings the startup’s total …

Are humans still evolving? Freediving people have evolved to stay underwater longer

The deepest dive recorded by the free-diving Bajau Laut people of Southeast Asia was to an impressive 79 metres, and the longest time spent …

Snore-stopping Sleepbud is made to let your partner sleep, bud

We've already heard about earbuds known as Sleepbuds, that are designed to mask the sound of snoring. Now, however, there's a different Sleepbud …

Unable To Sleep Well? Try Ashwagandha, An Ayurvedic Gem

Chronic stress and hectic schedules at work are some reasons why a lot of people suffer from insomnia nowadays. Getting sound sleep is important for …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

Make Your Own Wireless VR By Just Wearing the Whole Dang Computer

Erika Ishii and Teagan Morrison turned an HTC Vive and a gaming laptop into a wireless VR backpack.<p>By design, many virtual reality games require a lot of flailing around. When you’re fending off demons or space aliens, it’s important to have some range of movement. That's hard to do with most VR …