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Build the Virtual Reality Web with A-Frame

The WebVR team at Mozilla (MozVR) set out over a year ago asking, <i>“what would virtual reality (VR) on the Web look like?”</i> Today we click on links to …

A day with the HTC Vive

Virtual reality in your home is finally ... well, real. And I'm not just referring to VR-lite experiences like Google Cardboard or Samsung's Gear VR. I'm talking about graphically rich, forget where you are, so genuine you can almost touch it, virtual reality. After dreaming about the possibilities …

Apache2 Ubuntu Default Page: It works

T3 Interview: Jason Bradbury talks VR, wearables and making the ultimate Nerf cannon

By Robert Jones<p><b>T3:</b> VR technology is red hot right now, with Microsoft, HTC, Razer and more unveiling hardware, prices and launch dates. What's your …

Virtual Reality

McDonald's Is Getting Into VR And So Should You

McDonald's is experimenting with a virtual reality Happy Meal that could have real implications for VR in the enterprise.<p>5 Hot Virtual Reality Picks …

Virtual Reality

McDonald Sweden intros VR Happy Meals

McDonald's is the latest company getting into the VR game. The Swedish arm of the fast food retailer announced this week that it has developed Happy …

Virtual Reality

Opinion: no, Apple isn't going to make a VR headset, and here's why…

By Max Slater-Robins<p><b>“I don't think VR is a niche,” said Apple CEO Tim Cook on a conference call with analysts and investors. “I think it's really</b> …

Virtual Reality

Pre-order a Samsung Galaxy S7 and snag a Samsung Gear VR for free

The Samsung Gear VR is arguably the best headset out right now, in terms of quality over price. But Samsung just made that deal a little sweeter today as participating pre-orders of the phone manufacturer’s new Samsung Galaxy S7 will come with a Gear VR totally free.<p>When you purchase a Samsung …

Samsung Galaxy S7

10 Gadgets to Take On Your Next Trip

360fly 4K Camera<p>As you head outdoors this spring, the 360fly 4K camera lets you truly capture – and relive – that breathtaking triumphant view. …

Tesla Model 3 Vs. Chevy Bolt -- Slugfest Begins In The Media

Here’s a not-so-bold prediction: the upcoming competition between the Chevy Bolt and the Tesla Model 3 is going to be a slugfest.<p>How do I know this? Because the battle has already begun in the media, which, so far, is not in Tesla Motors favor. (Needless to say, its cratering stock price is feeding …

Tesla

Oculus wants to help VR avatars look normal when they talk

Remember all those Hong Kong kung-fu movies with really poor dubbing so the actors' mouths would keep flapping after the words had stopped? That was charming. What's less charming is the possibility of stone-faced avatars poorly mouthing dialogue, detracting ever so slightly from the immersive …

A new social network grants you a real-life 'Follower' for a day

Follower is the ultimate "social network" for people who aren't satisfied with random attention on Twitter and want anonymous relationships to extend into the physical realm, too.<p>"Don't go unnoticed," is its tagline. "Follower is a service that grants you a real-life Follower for a day. A no-hassle …

Apple is being sued over another data-gobbling bug

Apple is fending off another lawsuit regarding its phones helping themselves to cellular data even when supposedly running on WiFi. As you may recall, a California couple took Apple to court in October over iOS 9's WiFi Assist, which would clandestinely switch the phone from WiFi to LTE and eat …

Get an iPhone 6s for $1 This Weekend

Apple’s iPhone 6s is on sale for just $1.<p>Customers who shop at Best Buy (BBY) stores or on the retail company’s online marketplace will find that …

Apple Pay Coming to China Through Partnership With China UnionPay

Apple today announced a new partnership with China UnionPay, which will see Apple Pay expanding to China in early 2016. Through the partnership, China UnionPay cardholders will be able to use their bank cards with Apple Pay on the iPhone, Apple Watch, and iPad (within apps).<p>"Apple Pay has …

Apple Pay

Samsung Used 112 Galaxy Tab S2 Tablets To Build A Giant Touchscreen Piano

There are plenty of piano apps available for your tablet or phone–but they’re best for goofing off with, rather than actually playing music. You can have fun with them, but there’s a reason why real pianos aren’t 9 inches long.<p>This Christmas, though, Samsung figured out a way to make the tablet …

Piano

FAA confirms that drone registry info will be public record

The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed Friday afternoon that information logged in its fledgling UAV registry will be searchable by the general public -- just not initially. In an email to Forbes, an FAA spokesperson stated, "Until the drone registry system is modified, the FAA will not …

Plug-in car grant extended to 2018

Grants to subsidise the purchase of electric and other low-emission cars are to be extended by at least two years, to encourage more than 100,000 UK motorists to buy greener vehicles.<p>The plug-in car grant, which gives buyers up to £4,500 towards the cleanest new cars, will now run until March 2018, …

Alternative Fuel

Have a smaller bank? Link your physical Google Wallet card to Android Pay

Android Pay is a pretty great service. I wouldn’t know off-hand, though, because I personally use a smaller bank that has yet to add support for Google’s new payment service. If you’re in the same boat (which I’m sure many of you are), fear not! There’s a way around this problem, and it will …

Android News

Google's robots group is getting a reboot a year after its founder left

The robotics group, which is known internally as Replicant, as well as Titan Aerospace, a solar-powered drone group that Google acquired in 2014, will both become part of Google X, a company spokesperson told Business Insider on Friday. News of the change was first reported by Re/code.<p>Google X is …

Pro Tip: Use Siri without all the loud play-by-play

You know how it is: You press and hold the Home button to set a quick timer and Siri comes back all loud, “OK! Setting the timer! I’m in suspense!”<p>Or some such nonsense. Sure, you want to confirm that Siri’s not, say, adding an event to your calendar or calling your Aunt Tilly instead of setting a …

Siri

Pneumatic concrete chainsaw: Power Tools

Share<p>Tweet<p>1. Pneumatic concrete chainsaw<p>CS Unitec<p>It’s all in the name — a chainsaw that cuts through concrete. What more do you need to know? This thing is a beast: With a 6.5 HP engine, it runs an average of 4,900 surface feet per minute. The noise level is about 88 dB, which is hardly like going …

Top 10

Here's what Microsoft has planned for Windows in 2016

Microsoft is busy working on the update to Windows 10 — internally codenamed "Redstone"— that will refine many of the features and improvements that were introduced in 2015.<p>Here's everything you need to know.<p><b>Release date</b>: It is rumoured that "Redstone" will be released in two halves: One in June …

Windows 10

CyanogenMod nightlies come to the LG G3 Beat, G3 S, G2 Mini and Optimus L70

Isn’t it funny how the ROM market works? All these older and lower-end phones are pretty much getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow before many of you. Well… kind of; at least they are doing so unofficially. CyanogenMod keeps expanding its support to more devices and today a few LG handsets are getting …

Android News

Architect Luciano Kruk designs a house made of three stacked forms of rough unfinished concrete overlooking a golf course in Argentina

Architect Luciano Kruk, has designed a house located just north of the coastal town of Pinamar, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.<p>The home is built …

Printable Concrete: Coming Soon to a Construction Site Near You

We’ve reported on 3D printing concrete before, but 2016 looks to be the year that will finally see this production technique in widespread use. CyBe …

3D Printing

Apple and Samsung ink deals to enter China’s mobile payments industry next year

Apple and Samsung have inked deals with UnionPay to enter the mobile payments space in China by early 2016, according to a report by <i>Bloomberg</i> late Thursday.<p>We’d already heard rumors last month that Apple Pay would launch in China by February.<p>Union Pay is China’s largest payment and clearing …

Mobile

Lively update brings Apple's Live Photos to their real potential

Lively was one of the first great apps for getting access to the Live Photos that are automatically recorded when you take a photo on the iPhone 6s, and it just got better.<p>The latest version of the app is out, and it does everything Apple’s own Photos app should be doing. You can finally choose a …

Apps

Samsung Pay is coming to China at the same time as Apple Pay

Both tech giants are racing to get mobile payments up and running before the Chinese New Year<p>Hot on the heels of Apple announcing an agreement with China UnionPay for bringing Apple Pay to China, Samsung is now releasing word that it has the secured the same deal and the same rollout roadmap. …

Mobile

Evernote Kills Off Skitch For Windows, Android And iOS — But Retains Mac App

Evernote bought popular annotation app Skitch back in 2011 and, after incurring the wrath of loyal users for a series of unpopular updates, it is finally saying goodbye to it for good after announcing that it will end support for almost all versions of the service.<p>“As part of our promise to focus …

Apps