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Want to sue Equifax over the hack? Chatbot can help you do so for up to $25,000

If you want to take legal action against credit agency Equifax for the way it (mis)handled your data, leading to a major data breach, but you don’t …

Identity Theft

Watch this robot rock band destroy their instruments

What happens when a mad scientist’s musicbots rebel against their own precision? You get “Automatica”, the latest video from Nigel Stanford, who scored 15 million views controlling water, fire, and lightning with sound in his viral hit “Cymatics”. Stanford tells us “I’m trying to create an online …

Robotics

Remarkable is the paper lover's tablet

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

eReaders

3 TED Talk Lessons Aspiring Entrepreneurs Should Watch

From dealing with failure to knowing how to price my services, I've found these gems worth a listen for running my business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are currently over 46,700,000 results on Google for “advice on entrepreneurship.”<p>Yes, it seems as though the …

Entrepreneurship

This 1080p 1500 LUX mini projector has an HDMI input for $56 shipped

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Brova Power (98% positive feedback from shoppers) via Amazon is currently discounting its TENKER Q5 1500 LUX LED Mini Projector …

This Startup Wants to Build the Gear VR for iPhone-Based Augmented Reality

Los Angeles-based augmented reality (AR) startup Mira has raised $1.5 million in seed funding from will.i.am, Sequoia Capital, Salesforce CEO Marc …

Augmented Reality
Education Technology

Mira Prism aims to turn the iPhone into a mini-HoloLens for $99

The Mira Prism headset does hands-free augmented reality... but can it compete with what Apple can do?<p>Apple's imminent wave of iPhone augmented reality works on your phone's screen, using its camera to inject characters into the real world. But AR headsets are out there too, bringing that idea to …

Augmented Reality

SA Police receives VR firearms training simulator system

The simulator will provide improved firearms training to officers without the use of live ammunition.<p>A new virtual reality (VR) firearms training …

Virtual Reality

The world’s first phone-based AR headset!

Remember when the Oculus Rift was announced?? We went crazy at the prospect, however the biggest breakthrough for us, the consumer, came when Google …

Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality

Google tests VR as a replacement for dull training videos

We've heard about medical professionals using VR to augment their suites for years, but Google is testing its fit in the broader workplace, starting with employment's least fun experience: Training. The company's Daydream Labs hosted an experiment to see if hypothetical new hires learned better by …

Virtual Reality

Google Tests Interactive Learning with VR Espresso Machine, "People learned faster and better in VR"

The team behind Daydream, Google’s mobile VR platform, is currently conducting experiments with the aim of broadening virtual reality’s usecase to …

Virtual Reality

The Therapeutic Value of Virtual Reality

Albert “Skip” Rizzo is director for Medical Virtual Reality at the University of Southern California-Institute for Creative Technologies. He’s also …

Virtual Reality

VR's paths diverge: A question of scale

Last week, Bandai Namco opened the world's largest VR arcade in Tokyo - specifically in Shinjuku's Kabukicho, a rapidly gentrifying red-light …

Google tests confirm VR-based employee training trumps video guides

Google’s DayDream team has been experimenting with virtual reality as a training medium, as well as one designed with entertainment in mind. In an …

Virtual Reality

Is the future VR ... or AR?

Google VR boss Clay Bavor explains why the two technologies aren’t so different on the latest Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>Google isn’t trying to hide what it’s doing with virtual reality. The long-term goal, said Google VR boss Clay Bavor on the latest episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, is rethinking …

Augmented Reality

VR MMORPG 'OrbusVR' Open Alpha Weekend Has Begun

<i>OrbusVR,</i> the upcoming VR MMORPG for Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, is going into a limited-time open alpha starting on July 28th, 2017 at 12 pm CT (your …

HTC Vive

VR Real Feel Racing 3D reality simulator review

Virtual reality gaming continues to grow in popularity and VR headsets are all over Amazon and other online retailers. Today I want to show you the …

Deadpool Announced For Marvel VR Game

If you've ever wanted to play as Deadpool in first person, you'll soon get a chance. Marvel announced that the comedic antihero is coming to Marvel Powers United VR.<p>Alongside the announcement, Marvel put out a trailer of the character in action. It shows Deadpool doing all sorts of Deadpool-y …

This iOS app makes creating and editing guitar tabs a breeze

One of the more tedious tasks of playing in a cover band is managing lyric and chord sheets. When you play a typical four-hour gig in a local bar, memorizing all that music is not always going to happen. You've got to study each song and learn your particular parts, sure, but having a cheat sheet …

New 'Dungeons & Dragons' site manages the rules so you can just play

<i>Dungeons & Dragons</i>, the quintessential pen-and-paper game, is more popular than ever, thanks to Twitch channels like Geek and Sundry and podcasts like <i>The Adventure Zone</i>. But it's one thing to listen or watch a presentation crafted by seasoned gamers and another to actually run your own adventure. …

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Programming

Landscape Photography Tip: One Thing That Will Improve Your Images in 3 Important Ways

I know, I know…You’re probably thinking that the title I used for this article is just clickbait and that there’s no possible way that a single tool …

Landscape Photography

Random Tests to Practice Using Your Gear

Yesterday was a really muggy day here in New Jersey and my partner and I both had off. We came downstairs to the office and worked on a few things …

A Guide to Cultivating A Career on Game Design

Game designers are an integral part of the creative team behind every successful video game. Here are a few Steps to Becoming a Good Game Designer.

Read Tim Cook’s Email To Apple Employees After Donald Trump’s Election

"The only way to move forward is to move forward together."<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook broadcast an all-hands memo to US Apple employees Wednesday evening calling for unity amid the uncertainty inspired by Donald Trump's upset presidential win.<p>In the memo, obtained by BuzzFeed News, Cook — in a nod to one …

SpaceX engineers have solved their exploding rocket mystery

Investigators looking into September's Falcon 9 explosion believe they have finally found their culprit, CEO Elon Musk said during an appearance on CNBC today. According to Musk, the explosion that destroyed the rocket and its payload was caused by a "really surprising problem that's never been …

3 Simple Habits That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Remove the unnecessary. Automate decisions. Maintain good health.<p><i>What are the best productivity hacks of startup CEOs? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mikael Cho, founder of Crew | Unsplash,</b> …

Productivity