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Gigabyte's ultimate gaming rig for the home racer

Not all gaming setups are created equal, as Gigabyte is proving here in Taipei at Computex 2016. This racing chair set up includes a VR headset, high-end racing wheel and pedals, and this fully articulated seating system that shudders and shifts as the racers speed their way through the …

Video Games Helped This BMW Driver Go Full Opposite Lock To Save His Family

Epic saves. We’ve seen lots of them, but they never go out of style. Watch this BMW 5 Series driver recover from a fierce, hydroplane-induced spin. …

Nintendo and Vans team up on retro gaming sneakers

A Nintendo-themed line of Vans sneakers has mysteriously popped up online. A European store listed the range that includes classic gaming icons like Zelda, Mario and Duck Hunt, adorning some of Vans' most popular styles (like the Old Skool). Not much else is known about the collaboration, and the …

EchoPixel’s breakthrough VR tech lets doctors look inside your body

Think of EchoPixel’s tech like InnerSpace but instead of actually minimizing scientists and shooting them into your body to find disease, the medical imaging startup lets doctors pinpoint problem areas from CT, MRI, and ultrasound scans using 3D glasses and a special display.<p>Most doctors view CT …

How To Design A Wearable For LeBron James

There’s some serious design talent behind this wearable for the gods.<p>Designing a wearable for elite athletes like LeBron James is no small feat. The Cleveland Cavaliers forward needs the ability to precisely measure his performance on and off the court, share that data with his coaches and …

Science Finally Explains Why Books Smell So Darn Good

Ask an avid reader what their favorite scent in the world is, and the answer is almost immediate: the intoxicating smell of old books. Whether you’re taking a good whiff in an indie bookstore or breathing in the delicate pages of an ancient volume at a local library, there’s no denying that old …

Google's new MODE bands change the smartwatch game forever

Watch any of the Android Wear commercials, and you'll see the same basic message. Take any smartwatch design you like, and the basic features will be …

Smartwatches

With a Kickstarter Nearly Complete, Opto Wants to be Your New Mobile VR HMD

Between Gear VR and the rumoured Google HMD, you might not think there’s much space for another mobile VR device on the scene. Opto begs to …

CCP's Project Arena is an incredible VR experience

EVE Online developer CCP Games has embraced virtual reality in a big way. Space shooter Valkyrie was one of the first games developed entirely with …

Piecing Together Apple's Real Virtual Reality Plans

Out in the world of Virtual Reality, the Samsung Gear VR is rapidly becoming the device that is driving consumer adoption. But just to be clear, it’s not that sophisticated a device. It is simply a device that allows you to hold your Samsung phone up to your eyes. If you’re an iPhone user, you’re …

Augmented Reality

Valve And Lionsgate Are Making Hundreds Of Films Available In VR

Valve and Lionsgate are announcing a significant new partnership that will make hundreds of films available on the former’s incredibly popular Steam …

Barack Obama geeked out with a virtual reality headset in Germany

On Monday morning, US President Barack Obama attended a trade fair in Hannover, Germany.<p>While there, he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel got the opportunity to try out a virtual reality headset — to the pair's obvious amusement.<p>We first saw these photos over on Gizmodo.

Virtual Reality

Next Apple Watch may include cellular connectivity, report says

What if the Apple Watch had its own cellular connectivity? Would that finally make you want to dive into the world of wearables?<p>According to a new …

Microsoft's new iOS keyboard may help you stop dropping phones

Just weeks after releasing its Hub keyboard for iOS, Microsoft has dropped another one. The Word Flow keyboard is available today in the US App Store and is meant to make typing on-the-go a lot easier with its nifty one-handed option.<p>Similar to the Windows Phone keyboard, users of the Word Flow …

Crowdfunding project of the week: Jiffy will keep your devices charged with no outlets

It is the weekend and we know you are expecting your dose of crowdfunding awesomeness. Like every Sunday, we have a featured crowdfuding project of the week coming from sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo. Both host great campaigns, powering amazingly innovative technology, but they are also full …

Crowd Funding

This Chatbot Is Like Having a Music Genius In Your Pocket

Finding a good chatbot in the current sea of mediocrity is nearly impossible. Most don’t work, and the ones that do are either too limiting or too …