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Björk VR vs. Björk IRL: Who Is More Björk?

Iceland’s own experimental pop goddess Björk wasn’t going to play Iceland Airwaves this year. Sure, she’s played the festival in the past — nearly every major Icelandic band has played the five-day fall festival, from Sigur Rós to Of Monsters and Men, and some international acts in between — but it …

Virtual Reality

YouTube VR app now available [APK Download]

To prepare for the launch of Daydream, we have seen a slew of apps go live in anticipation for Google's take on VR. Headsets for the new platform …

Virtual Reality

Google Daydream View VR Headset Launches Today For $79 (video)

Google has today launched a new Daydream View virtual reality headset which brings a new design to the virtual reality headset market and rather than …

Virtual Reality

The complete guide to virtual reality – everything you need to get started

From Oculus Rift to Google Daydream, VR is getting plenty of hype. Which system should you go for, what do you need to buy, and what should you play?<p>Until recently, virtual reality had been something of a fantasy for storytellers and technologists. As long ago as 1935, American science fiction …

Conde Nast Tests New Form Of Augmented Ads, Enabled Through Print

Print-triggered augmented reality advertising is coming to VR headsets.<p>HTC has just launched a new capability that can integrate physical print …

Condé Nast

Lenovo Phab 2 Pro With Tango, Price, Specs, Apps, Gaming: What You Need To Know

<b>The</b> <b>Phab</b> <b>2 Pro is the first consumer device with Google’s Tango AR technology</b><p>In 2016, Lenovo announced a new range of smartphones coming to the US, The …

The first Google Tango phone delivers true augmented reality gaming

The Lenovo Phab 2 Pro is shipping now<p>If it weren’t for <i>Pokémon Go</i>, augmented reality might have stayed another forlorn futurist technology the public paid little attention to. Instead, the AR mobile game from developer Niantic Labs, a former Google subsidiary, catapulted the technology to hundreds …

Augmented Reality

Woorld is a new augmented reality game from the creator of Katamari

Featuring gardens, UFOs, pyramids, and... toilets<p>Keita Takahashi has a new game, and it’s just as weird as you’d expect. The designer best known for the seminal PS2 ball-roller <i>Katamari</i> just announced his latest project, an augmented reality game called <i>Woorld</i> that, according to studio Funomena, is …

VR Glossary

Below is a glossary of terms that are used in the VR industry. I’ve linked each word with a website that I feel explains the term well, but feel free …

And Now, A Face Pad For PlayStation VR Gaming

VR Porn: The Ultimate Guide [NSFW] 🍆

VR porn isn't a thing of the future. It's here now, and easier to find and access than you may have thought.When it comes to watching videos in VR, …

Virtual Reality

How to View Blu-ray and BD ISO on Google Daydream VR via Daydream-ready Phones?

Nov 01, 2016 06:23 am / Posted by Diana Joan | Categories: Blu-ray, VR Headsets<p>Related to Google Cardboard is Daydream, the next-generation of VR …

Machine Perception

You can finally buy Lenovo's 3D-sensing Project Tango Phone

Google is finally realizing its vision for 3D-sensing smartphones.<p>Lenovo's Phab2 Pro, the first smartphone to be equipped with Google's Project Tango …

Why Razer and THX Could Dominate VR Development

<i>High-end gaming hardware company Razer recently acquired industry legend THX, and while THX will continue to operate as an independent entity with</i> …

HTC Opens VIVELAND VR Theme Park in Taiwan

One week after opening their first Vive branded VR cafe in Shenzhen China, HTC has now unveiled a VR theme park in Taiwan, touting over 20 different …

Virtual Reality

Why Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality Are 4th Wave for Digital Entertainment (Guest Blog)

PC, internet and mobile were the first disruptors for consumers — VR and its cousins could prove even more revolutionary<p>Consumer computing platform …

Augmented Reality

Google's Tango Team Has 'Solved' Inside-Out Positional Tracking For Wireless VR

Last week, at a Google press event UploadVR had the chance to speak with Google Tango’s director of engineering, Johnny Lee. Tango is a …

Alienware 13 laptop promises compact virtual reality-capable gaming

It’s not easy to get firsts in the PC hardware space when the competition is stiff. However, Alienware is looking to lay claim to one anyway, stating …

UI Animation.Microinteraction For Macroresult

Microinteraction is one of the key things to care about in UI/UX design. They are, perhaps, the best proof that attention to small details is able to …

The Ultimate List of UX Topics All Beginners Should Know

When entering a new field, there’s usually a standard curriculum to learn. Front-end developers learn HTML & CSS. Content producers learn the basics …

UX Design

Free book on interaction design trends

We've many brilliant free e-books here on Creative Bloq and this latest offering is no exception. The collaborative design platform UXPin has …

UX Fundamentals: Interaction Design Ebook

Learn how to build good interactions that delight your users and find out how to apply the 5 elements of IxD language with our free Interaction …

The Top UX Design Trends for 2016

One of the great things about my job as a UX design lead at Microsoft is I am surrounded by smart people, both on my immediate design team and …

UX Design

14 Must-Read Interaction Design Articles for UX Practitioners

If you’re a UX designer looking for inspiration, advice, or interesting perspectives, check out these 15 stellar articles on interaction design. …

UX Design

6 Assumptions That Kill Your Mobile App Design

User interactions have evolved so rapidly during the last few years that designers can barely keep up—making it tempting to use interaction design …

UI Design

JavaScript Libraries for Cool Scrolling Effects

A website design comes to life with well-executed animation. If you’re looking for the proper libraries to add effects to your project, here I’ve …

Here’s What Happens When You Train A Neural Network To Design Typefaces

This neural network, developed by a former Spotify engineer, knows 50,000 fonts–and can create its own.<p>Typography has its roots in the earliest days of machines, yet type <i>design</i> is deeply personal. So can a machine–a <i>very</i> smart one–design a font? Or even understand the basic qualifications of a …

A New Responsive Font Format for the Web

Nick Sherman gave a fascinating talk at Ampersand earlier this month which was based on an article he wrote called Variable Fonts for Responsive …

Typography

Study Suggests Talk Therapy Eases Symptoms Of Schizophrenia

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Nina R. Schooler, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at SUNY Downstate, about the study she co-authored regarding early treatment of schizophrenia.<p>Transcript<p>ARI SHAPIRO, HOST:<p>A major new study may change the way the U.S. treats schizophrenia. Until now, the …

The Brain