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Google opens doors to VR labs for science students

Google and education company Labster have created virtual reality labs for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) students.<p>"Through its ability to take people anywhere, virtual reality can be a powerful resource for students who otherwise would not have access to the lab time they …

Virtual Reality

Surprisingly, This 1 Weakness Makes You a Stronger Leader

Can impulsivity make you a better leader?<p>You're about to enter the board room to pitch your product. Your pitch is a test in leadership as you lead your investors along your entrepreneurial vision.<p>What kind of leader do your investors want you to be? Cautious and deliberative, so you'll be a safe …

Samsung’s obnoxious new ad will ‘turn off’ millions of TVs

There's no way this UK-only campaign could backfire. Nope. No way.<p>Look at your TV right now, if you can. If it's on, turn it off. Gaze upon that blank screen. Really contemplate it. If you can feel an irrational, white-hot anger bubbling up inside you, Samsung's new QLED TVs — and the Ambient Mode …

6 Actions Even the Least Confrontational Managers Must Take to Hold Employees Accountable

Few people enjoy confrontation, and nobody likes the few who do, but it's your job to speak up for the good of the company.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have worked with leaders, managers and supervisors across the country. One of most common liabilities they share …

Algorithms for Visual Learners

Computer programming is a lot like chess. It is fairly simple to teach people the moves. But knowing how the pieces move isn’t the reason you can …

Computer Science

How To Create An Audio/Video Recording App With React Native: An In-Depth Tutorial

How To Create An Audio/Video Recording App With React Native: An In-Depth TutorialHow To Create An Audio/Video Recording App With React Native: An …

10 Free Video Series for Learning to Design in Photoshop

If you’re new to the design world then Photoshop may feel intimidating. But it’s the most useful design software you can learn for handling all types …

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Employment

Dell VR Plays Its Hand

We sat down with Gary Radburn, Dell’s Director of Virtual and Augmented Reality at CES in the Vuze Camera Broadcast booth with Bob Fine of VR Voice. You can find the entire podcast of our talk on Crowdcast.io (free, but registration is required).<p><b>Charlie Fink (CF)</b>: Does Dell have an expanding …

Building a realtime React VR app

React VR is a library that allows you to write virtual reality apps for the web using JavaScript and React on top of the WebVR API. This …

JavaScript

Kidtech startup SuperAwesome is now valued at $100+ million and profitable

Technology companies like Facebook and Google are scrambling to catch up to the fact that kids have joined a web originally built for adults, and are using it the way adults do — by liking and commenting, sharing, clicking through on personalized recommendations and viewing ads. But the technology …

Startups

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

VR Headset Specs Compared: PSVR, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, And More

There's a wide selection of VR headsets out on the market, which can make it difficult to parse which one is right for you with varied pricing and spec information. That's why we've compiled comprehensive lists below that break down resolution, refresh rate, and other specs across all the major VR …

Virtual Reality

Every type of AR and VR explained, from Rift to HoloLens and beyond

By David Nield<p>It's only really in the last couple of years that consumer technology has really been troubled by the terms augmented reality (AR) and …

The Comprehensive Guide to Getting Started in Virtual Reality

A curated collection of virtual reality links and resources.<p>This guide started as a personal collection of links, videos, and other resources for …

Supermedium launches its virtual reality web browser backed by Y Combinator

Virtual reality’s content problem has been so frustrating for users because the medium’s promise has been that it can take users anywhere. As developers continue to build up these worlds, Supermedium is launching out of Y Combinator’s winter batch with a browser that it hopes can show people the …

Acer Windows Mixed Reality HMD Review

Microsoft recently launched the Windows Mixed Reality platform, bringing immersive computing to its Windows 10 operating system, and Acer is the …

‘Cubism’ Aims to Artfully Tickle Your Brain With Its Solid Dissection Puzzles, Demo Now Available

<i>Cubism</i> is an upcoming VR puzzle game from indie developer Thomas Van Bouwel that challenges you to think in 3 dimensions. Inspired by puzzles like …

T-Hub, Facebook to support AR/VR start-ups

Tech start-up incubator T-Hub and Facebook have come together to initiate an accelerator programme for start-ups working in the Augmented …

How you can build your own VR headset for $100

My name is Maxime Coutté. I’m 16 and I built my own VR headset with my best friends, Jonas Ceccon and Gabriel Combe. And it ended up costing us …

5 Major Changes Coming to VR/AR in 2018

While the immersive industries have suffered from multiple false alarms that “this year is the year”, 2018 is undoubtedly shaping up to be a pivotal …

The 3 Trends in Virtual Reality at CES

I spent last week in Las Vegas at the 2018 Consumer Electronics show. There were hundreds of different technologies on display but one of the biggest …

How the HTC Vive Pro complicates Oculus’ vision for standalone VR

The Vive Pro is an attractive wireless gaming headset. So what does that mean for the future of Oculus’ Santa Cruz prototype?<p>HTC planted its flag in the premium virtual reality market this week at CES with its announcement of the Vive Pro, a higher-resolution version of the original Vive headset …

How ‘Coco VR’ convinced Pixar to put its pixels (and pride) into virtual reality

Pixar is one of the few studios that creates movies that truly appeal to the young and old alike. Its latest effort, <i>Coco</i>, is no different, telling …

Virtual Reality

Meet The Second Generation VR And AR Headsets Set To Release In 2018 - VR News, Games, And Reviews

Share The Latest News<p>2017, what a grand year it has been in the VR and AR world. We saw some amazing VR titles release on the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, …

9 Virtual Reality Startups Taking VR Mainstream

Shares 264<p>The state of virtual reality (VR) seems to be in a state of confusion at the moment. When we first tried VR, we were simply blown away by …

This start-up uses virtual reality to get your kids excited about learning chemistry

Virtual reality is off to a slow start with general audiences, but a start-up called MEL Science is betting this new media will take off in schools …

Apps That Hint at a Fanciful Fake Future

A new wave of mobile AR and VR apps is here, and these are the ones you need to check out.<p>Right now, one of the best gadgets for viewing augmented …

Apps

How Data Will Transform The Future Of Angel Investing

<i>Deciding by Data is a weekly podcast where serial entrepreneurs Andrew Weinreich and Jeremy Levy interview business leaders about how numbers drive decisions at their companies. The following post has been adapted from a podcast interview.</i><p>Early-stage startup investing can have a lot to do with gut …

How this woman grew her startup from zero to $58 million in three years

captionFramebridge Susan TynansourceFramebridge<p><b>Framebridge is a hot Washington, D.C. custom framing internet startup that has landed deals with</b> …