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SteelSeries' Sentry eye tracker lets you control a PC game with your eyes

Game peripheral maker SteelSeries is introducing its Sentry eye tracker that enables players to control computer games with their eye movements.<p>Proponents of eye tracking argue that it is a faster and more natural way of controlling the action in video games, such as first-person shooters. As a …

International Space Station beams a video back to Earth using lasers (video)

In April, NASA sent special equipment to the ISS that'll be able to test if laser beams can effectively transmit large amounts of data from space. Sounds like the project (called Optical Payload for Lasercomm Science) is going well thus far, because it successfully beamed a 27-second "Hello, …

What happens when smart guns mix with Google Glass

A Glass app created by rifle-maker Tracking Point lets shooters hit targets "around corners, from unsupported positions, behind the back, to the side, and over barricades."<p>As if shooting targets at impossibly long distances wasn't enough, smart rifle-maker Tracking Point announced Wednesday that …

Google Glass

Apple iWatch Release Date Of September Looking More Likely

We have been hearing rumors for some time that we will finally get to see the Apple iWatch this September, the device is expected to launch along …

Gear & Gadgets

SoftBank to Start Selling Personal Robots Next Year

The company envisions the robots serving as babysitters, nurses, emergency medical workers or even party companions.<p>Japan’s SoftBank said on Thursday it will start selling human-like robots for personal use by February, expanding into a sector seen key to addressing labor shortages in one of the …

The iTie Concept: Wearable Computing For Suits

Pop quiz:<p>Is the iTie<p>a) A derogatory term used by older English people to insult Italians?<br>b) An electronic collar which uses a tie as a flexible screen – kind of like an iPhone, only a tie?<br>c) All of the above?<p>The answer is of course c), and we have the pictures to prove it.<p>The iTie is an absurd …

Wearable Tech

PrintM3 3D Printer Launches On Indiegogo For $199 (video)

Over the past year a number of 3D printers have been launched on various crowd funding websites that have been priced at the lower end of the market …

3D Printing

Aerofex hoverbike could be yours by 2017

The Aero-X hoverbike from Aerofex is slated for a commercial release in 2017 for just $85,000. Chump change, right?<p>Aerofex's hoverbike made a pretty big splash when the Californian company showed off its working prototype all the way back in 2012, but then it went eerily silent. Now, Aerofex has …

Carbon Fiber

This Xbox Controller Can Sense Your Boredom, Make A Game More Violent

Through nothing more than your hands, a modified Xbox controller can tailor games to your physiological state.<p>Heart rate, temperature, respiration, and perspiration: These are our autonomous functions–our core physiological processes–that signal stress or arousal and can betray our otherwise cool …

The classic iPhone ringtone gets a sweet remix

There have been a lot of remixes of the iconic iPhone ringtone over the years, and this one may be the best. The guitar solo at the end is an unexpected twist.<p>The remixer goes by the name MetroGnome, and his YouTube account features countless remixes of popular songs. He’s got some original stuff …

Remixes

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Three photos taken by Alexi Lubomirski in Windsor Castle have been released …

Windsor Castle

Brain Shaped Hard Drive and Light

This is definitely the oddest yet most fascinating external hard drive we’ve ever come across. Since the hard drive is sort of like the brain of your …

Colin Furze Creates X-Men Pyro Backpack (video)

This week Colin Furze the UK’s crazy inventor has created a new device along the lines of the special skills that have been harnessed by the X-Men …

Cool Stuff

LazeeEye Module Transforms Your Smartphone Into A 3D Camera

If you are looking for a reasonably priced 3D camera but already own a smartphone device you might be interested in a new gadget called LazeeEye that …

Gear & Gadgets

Virgin Galactic Gets Clearance For US Flights

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic has announced that they have received clearance from the US authorities for US flight, the company has signed an …

Virgin Galactic

Google Glass XE17.3 Update Enables New Eye Motion Sensing Notification Control

Google has released a new over the air update this week for their innovative eyewear in the form of the Google Glass XE17.3 update. Which brings with …

Google Glass

Sky News - First For Breaking News From The UK And Around The World

Top Stories<p>The Latest News from the UK and Around the World | Sky News<p>Winton, who was best known for hosting ITV game show Supermarket Sweep, died at …

Your mobile phone could be your first virtual reality screen

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Altergaze<p>Why is it that every time I enter virtual reality zombies show up? No matter; I shoot them down with my gun …

Cryptolocker: what you need to know

What happens when a computer is infected with the malicious software, and what should you do to protect your files?<p>Cryptolocker is back in the headlines, thanks to a coordinated effort to take down the computers and criminals that run the notorious "ransomware". But what is it? And how can you …

Could ambulance drones appear on the battlefield?

Removing casualties from remote battlefields is often dangerous and highly skilled work for helicopter pilots.<p>But a prototype air ambulance drone developed by Tactical Robotics is hoping to make these evacuations safer.<p>Part funded by the Israel's Ministry of Defence, the AirMule, has a top speed of …

Drones

Sony stops shipping PSP: farewell to a landmark handheld machine

The powerful PSP changed the handheld gaming sector, but now Sony has ended shipments in Japan as well as the US<p>It was Ridge Racer that did it. The first time a lot of people saw that early Sony PSP title, they couldn't quite believe the clarity of the visuals – it genuinely was like having a …

These Extra Arms Will Help You Lift Heavy Objects Like A Super Cyborg

It’s hard out there for men and women who are not the multi-armed goddess of destruction and rebirth, Kālikā. MIT researchers have created a pair of robotic arms that connect to your shoulders and give you another pair of pinchers to help you lift heavy objects, keep objects in place while you …

iOS 7 Changed iOS, But iOS 8 Changes Computing

Apple showed off a lot of new stuff today, so much so that it’s actually hard to process. But from a macro perspective, one thing is clear: iOS 8 actually represents much more of a shift than did iOS 7 last year, despite the fact that the visual changes in iOS 7 threw users and Apple-watchers for a …

LulzBot TAZ 4 3D Printer Now Available For $2,195 (video)

Lulzbot has recently launched their new LulzBot TAZ 4 3D printer which builds on the technology used in the previous 3D printers and now features a …

3D Printing