Ryan L. Cross

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company is starting work on Baltimore-DC underground Hyperloop

Earlier this morning, we reported about Elon Musk announcing that his Boring Company is getting a second multi-million dollar boring machine.<p>Now we might have an idea where that new machine is going after what appears to be a new digging site spotted in Maryland today.<p>Earlier this year, Musk …

Apollo astronaut deaths raise serious concerns about deep space travel

Humanity is preparing to send astronauts on longer and deeper missions into space: Mars being the target of both national and private missions. And …

NASA’s Juno spacecraft finds planet-sized cyclones and a dynamic magnetic field at Jupiter

NASA’s Juno spacecraft is unveiling amazing details about this gas giant<p>NASA’s Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter for nearly a year now — and the space probe is revealing the gas giant to be more complex and surprising than we ever thought.<p>Juno’s instruments show that massive cyclones …

Nintendo is reportedly planning to launch a miniature SNES before Christmas

As a follow-up to the wildly-popular miniature NES, Nintendo is reportedly planning to launch a miniature SNES before the end of the year. A report from <i>Eurogamer</i> citing “sources close to the company” says the microconsole is scheduled to launch in time for Christmas, and that Nintendo is sticking …

Sony files patent for Vive-style PSVR tracking device

Sony is experimenting with its own Vive-style VR tracking device, according to a patent filing from June. The document hints at a tracker working similarly to HTC's current virtual reality tech. Functioning as an external projector, the device would use lights and mirrors to map the player's real …

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Take your glasses off — Stanford is making adaptive VR headset displays

You no longer need to settle for a VR headset that can fit your glasses inside it — researchers at Stanford University have developed a virtual …

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Why Volumetric VR Is The Real Future Of Virtual Reality

With 8i’s technology, it’s possible to walk around a human subject in a VR experience. That makes it more immersive, more real, say experts.<p>Cradling her 1-year-old baby girl, Reese, in the middle of a large, high-ceilinged soundstage draped in green fabric, a young mother named Ashley Martin Scott …

Here's how to unlock hundreds of secret 'Super Mario Bros.' levels hidden on the cartridge

Those levels, however, are messed up.<p>They're broken, contain enemies that have no place within them (a Goomba underwater?!), and look completely bananas. They're the forgotten children of Nintendo's most revered game, hidden away in the annals of each cartridge's aging chips. These are levels …

The D3-U virtual reality camera controller desperately needs a Pokémon Snap game

HTC announced the Vive Tracker — a small puck that lets third-party companies make motion-tracking VR accessories — last week at CES 2017. And we’re already starting to see some of those projects appear, one of the most interesting being dotdotdash’s D3-U virtual reality camera.<p>Now, as far as I can …

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in December

‘Tis the season for streaming miracles<p>The holiday season brings with it surprises and wonder, and that holds true even in the world of online streaming services. Case in point? On December 9th, Netflix will be debuting the second season of <i>Fuller House</i>, just 10 months after the first season was …

10 Success lessons from Elon Musk – “The Real Life Iron Man” for entrepreneurs

Share19<p>Tweet<p>Share69<p>+12<p>Shares 90<p>Elon Musk is now considered Earth’s most future-oriented person. He is an American entrepreneur, inventor and …

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The No Man's Sky Foundation Update Actually Looks Half Decent

Overnight, Hello Games released the first trailer as well as a wealth of information about the first major update for No Man’s Sky titled ‘The …

Oculus Launches Asynchronous Spacewarp, 45 FPS VR

Oculus has announced that as of today, support for Asynchronous Spacewarp is available and active for all users that install the 1.10 runtime. …

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What You Should Know About The App Design Process

And while this approach has become a truism in most of our industry, it’s far from obvious for anyone entering the field. A lot of articles have been …

4chan, Anonymous working to get Julian Assange working internet

It's been a rough week for WikiLeaks leader Julian Assange, who's cooped up in the Ecuadorian embassy in London with no internet and, possibly, …

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5 PlayStation Games Coming To iOS And Android By March 2018, Confirms Sony

Sony has today confirmed release date of PlayStation games coming to iOS and Android in near future. Here are the details on it.<br>[ Continue reading …

Boeing Boasts: We'll Beat SpaceX to Mars!

NASA's path to Mars -- and Boeing's -- looks anything but straightforward compared to SpaceX's. Image source: NASA.<p>SpaceX wants to go to Mars -- by now, that's common knowledge. But did you know that <b>Boeing</b> (NYSE: BA) wants to go to Mars, too? And that it plans to get there before SpaceX?<p>It's true. …

This magical floating cloud speaker is what dreams are made of

Two years ago, Richard Clarkson made the Smart Cloud, a delightfully realistic-looking cloud-shaped lamp / speaker. The design was meant to evoke a thunderstorm, with the cloud flicking accurately and booming out thunder (along with also functioning as a regular lamp and Bluetooth speaker).<p><img …

Facebook's Oculus to start selling hand controllers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook says it's working to make virtual reality more social as the industry gets more crowded.<p>With a host of leading tech …

IMAX wants you to 'walk into a movie' with this 5K-res VR headset

BERLIN — StarVR, the ambitious high-res VR headset, is a prototype no more.<p>In a partnership between Starbreeze and Acer, the latter PC maker …

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The Onion Omega2 is a tiny little computer that only costs $5

The product follows the Raspberry Pi’s naming scheme of Produce + Greek<p>The Onion Omega2 is the latest tiny computer continuing in the tradition of the Raspberry Pi. The Omega2 is the successor to last year’s Omega, a hackable, expandable, and affordable computer that was one-fourth the size of the …

China to Launch the World's First Quantum Satellite

The satellite will perform experiments relating to quantum communications and entanglement.<p>China is planning to bring quantum physics to space. Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Austrian Academy of Sciences are collaborating to build a satellite that will perform the first …

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PhD student uses a robot to make VR feel more real

Between the HTC Vive and the Oculus Rift, we've come a long way towards being able to step in to virtual worlds -- but <i>touching</i> those false realities is a different matter. Solving this means finding a haptic technology that can adapt to needs of a constantly changing virtual environment. One PhD …

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Hamburgers Plus Zombies Make For Delicious VR

I’m not quite a VR convert. I get sick easily. Yet, if one game has made an extremely compelling case that VR can work brilliantly, it’s <i>Dead …

Watch DesignSpace use VR to power up architectural and urban design

Early demos of VR headsets talked a lot about the potential for designers working in virtual space with live 3D models, but DesignSpace, a prototype originally created at the 2016 AEC Hackathon in London, is one of the first real pieces of software that looks like it can deliver.<p>The prototype by …

'Pokémon GO' Is A Terrible Pokémon Game, But An Augmented Reality Home Run

The launch of <i>Pokémon GO</i> has been more than a little rocky, with regions left out for hours or days and servers crashing left and right when they finally have been turned online. Fortunately, thanks to this job, I get to play Pokémon during the day while everyone is still at work or school, meaning …

4 Letters That Can Save Sony -- and GameStop

Image source: Sony.<p>Four minutes was all it took for <b>GameStop</b> to sell out of its exclusive allotment of <b>Sony</b>'s PlayStation VR systems on Thursday. PlayStation VR -- PSVRfor short -- is Sony's foray into virtual reality.<p>PSVR hits the market on Oct. 13. Sony made an initial allotment available through …

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