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Samsung's kick start of the virtual reality market

The South Korean tech giant Samsung is holding its annual developers' conference in San Francisco.<p>It has been a chance for experts to get their hands on the company's virtual reality headset, the Gear VR.<p>It is seen as a big step in the push to kick start the virtual reality market.<p>The BBC's …

Augmented Reality

How littleBits Engineers Turn Their Ideas Into DIY Kits

From concept to FaceTime tank<p>Every electronic module in a littleBits kit is, well, little. Their small size and ability to snap together in nearly any combination make them useful prototyping tools: Engineers often use them to build rough versions of a new product. In order to pack a variety of …

Prototyping

The World’s First Community Powered By Crowdsourced Energy?

Do the solar panels on your roof produce more power than you use? Gridmates wants to help you donate the excess energy to help those in need.<p>If you have solar panels on your roof that produce more power than you can use, here’s an idea for what you might do with the surplus: Pay off someone else’s …

The Insane New Technology Harnessing The Ultimate Green Energy Source: The Human Body

Forget about your smartphone or your Google Glass: The most sophisticated piece of machinery that any of us tote around on a regular basis is the human body. But despite their valiant attempts — we will always have a soft spot for our mood rings and our hypercolor shirts — scientists haven’t <i>always</i> …

Five-year-old British boy becomes youngest ever qualified computer specialist

Ayan Qureshi from Birmingham is Microsoft’s youngest-ever certified computer specialist<p>A schoolboy has become the world's youngest qualified computer specialist after passing a Microsoft Windows exam at the age of just five.<p>Ayan Qureshi has only just started primary school, but passed the test at …

Samsung is reportedly returning to mobile video with a new service

Samsung may have ditched its Video Hub last year to stay in Google's good graces and avoid competing with Play Movies, but it apparently hasn't given up on the concept of its own media portal. Tipsters for <i>The Information</i> claim that the company is spending "several tens of millions" of dollars on …