Gary Engle

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Linux might solve the privacy problems in Windows 10

<b>Linux might solve the privacy problems in Windows 10</b><p>The release of Windows 10 has generated many articles and comments from journalists and users …

Fairphone's next 'ethical smartphone' is modular for easy repair

Smartphones are great, but oftentimes it's not so much fun for the people who have to source the raw materials and build the hardware. That's why Fairphone exists: It's an "ethical" smartphone that promises that its devices have been made with the utmost respect for both the environment and human …

ExtremeTalk: Is virtual reality the next big thing in PC gaming? - ExtremeTech

By on May 16, 2015 at 8:35 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Today’s ExtremeTalk is brought to you …

First Hands-on: The VOID, a Mixed Reality Experience That Blends Real and Virtual

The VOID is a mixed reality experience that builds virtual worlds over physical environments, allowing users to experience enhanced Presence as …

The hardware highlights — and horrors — of the 2015 Neurogaming Conference

After last week’s Neurogaming Conference in San Francisco, my brain feels like it’s been kneaded relentlessly by an onslaught of virtual reality hardware, brain scanning contraptions, and mind shocking probes.<p>The near-future of gaming, if that’s what we’re even going to call what I witnessed, is …

Impression Pi is everything a VR headset should be — it just can't pull it off

Right now, the Impression Pi looks a lot like many new VR headsets: a handsome design mockup and a working prototype made of foam, 3D-printed plastic, or both. In this case, the mockup is a rounded black-and-white box with a slot for a phone and two holes for cameras, giving it the look of a …

Virtual Reality

Red meat triggers toxic immune reaction which causes cancer, scientists find

Scientists at the University of California discovered that the human body views red meat as a foreign invader and launches an immune response<p>Red meat has been linked to cancer for decades, with research suggesting that eating large amounts of pork, beef or lamb raises the risk of deadly tumours.<p>But …

Project PERCEPTION NEURON: Motion Capture, VR and VFX

PERCEPTION NEURON could be used for different applications in the fields of VFX, game interaction, virtual reality, sport analysis, medical analysis, …

The Most Important Security Settings to Change on Your Router

Your router is the first line of defense against hackers trying to access all the internet-connected devices in your home. Sadly, many of the top …

Zabosu Wants To Turn You Into A Remote-Controlled Human

You guys remember the movie <i>Avatar</i>? Where our fearless protagonist would hop into a tanning booth-type machine and then suddenly his Avatar was running through Pandora, exploring a whole new world?<p>There’s currently a project on Kickstarter that looks to bring a similar experience to planet Earth. …

This is Alienware's Steam Machine

We all saw this coming, right? Alienware is getting in on Steam OS, and what you see above is the first Steam Machine from Dell's gaming brand. It looks surprisingly measured considering its X51 brethren! Just ahead of CES 2014, Dell showed us the Alienware Steam Machine: It's set to arrive in the …

Build your Steam Box today; Steam OS Beta now available

Have you been holding out on the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One in lieu of building your very own PC answer to the home console, the Steam Machine? Well …

Steam Machines

The Secret Life Of A Chinese Military Hacker

What’s life like inside the top-secret People’s Liberation Army hacking unit in China? Pretty sad and lonely, from the sound of things. A blog believed to be from a 25-year-old hacker in Shanghai reveals a detailed account of his life as part of what is believed to be the world’s largest …

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Five Creative Uses For Google Alerts

Google Alerts is one of Google's hidden gems. It's a really powerful tool to keep track of trends, interesting topics or anything really new that …

Apex Launcher 2.0 hits Google Play, puts notifications on app icons (Updated)

Apex can honestly claim to be one of the more popular launchers on Android, with over a million installs and 44,000 ratings over at Google Play. The stock-like skin has just been updated to version 2.0, with the biggest addition being support for Apex Notifier. This feature enables better control …