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Play Any PC Game On Your iPhone Or iPad Using Moonlight

In recent news, a new app came out that lets mobile users enjoy any PC game on their iOS device. Thanks to publication site iPhone Hacks, users will …

The Zuckerfrich Effect: False 3D in VR

There’s something slightly broken about the Gear VR and Oculus DK2, and Oculus Chief Scientist Michael Abrash hinted at it in his F8 keynote last …

VorpX's New Virtual Cinema Lets You Play Non-VR Games on a Virtual Big Screen

<i>vorpX</i> news has been thin on the ground just recently, but that’s because the team behind the project have been busy preparing one of the biggest …

The Elder Scrolls

Android apps can now be run on Mac or PC with Google Chrome

Google has now made Android applications available on Windows / Linux PC, Mac, or Chromebook with the company's convergence of Chrome and Android …

Tiny Hackable Drone Takes First-Person VR to the Skies

The ELF VRdrone fits in your pocket so you can take hassle-free dronie selfies anywhere you go.<p>A miniature 3D-printable hexcoptor that fits easily in your pocket could be the answer to all your dronie and first-person VR challenges. Currently seeking funding on Indiegogo right now, the ELF VRdrone …

My Favorite Sub-$100 Gaming Headphones: Meet The Kingston HyperX Cloud II

When one of my gaming buddies ceaselessly recommended Kingston’s original HyperX Cloud headphones to me last year, I ignored him. Probably because I was content putting Kingston products like system RAM and SSDs in my computers, but didn’t associate them with any audio expertise. But when Kingston …

Consumer Tech

Big Hero 6 Animation Showreel by Trent Correy

2 days ago<p><i>464</i> Views<i>0</i> Comments<i>0</i> Likes<p>RealtimeUK Cinematic Showreel 2018 RealtimeUK New Cinematic Showreel that celebrates the vibrance and emotion of …

New NVIDIA TITAN X GPU Powers Virtual Experience “Thief in the Shadows” at GDC

The annual Game Developers Conference just opened with something big. Weta Digital, Epic Games, Oculus and NVIDIA unveiled this morning an …

How to Emulate Android and Run Android Apps on Your PC

Advertisement<p>In many cases, Android apps are superior to desktop apps. They’re compact, often better written, and have a low resource footprint.<p>Many …

Warp in Space-Time Swallows Pulsar

Astronomers have watched a pulsar some 25,000 light-years from Earth slip from view, swallowed by a warp in the fabric of spacetime. This wacky …

Are Valve and HTC's VR goggles really the future of PC gaming? - ExtremeTech

Are Valve and HTC’s VR goggles really the future of PC gaming?<p>By on March 2, 2015 at 4:21 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links …

Epic is letting anyone build games with Unreal Engine 4, for free

A year ago, Epic Games decided to cut the amount of revenue it collected from developers who used its Unreal Engine platform and game development tools in an effort to attract smaller developers. But at GDC 2015, Epic is taking things a step further and making Unreal Engine 4 (as well as any future …

Deep is a virtual reality 'game' that wants to teach you how to breathe

"Everything you're going to see here is very, very early."<p>Game designer Owen Harris didn't expect other people to be interested in his game-experience-therapy tool <i>Deep</i>. It began as more of an experiment about deep breathing. "The idea is that it's better for us to get into the habit of breathing …

Preview: Project CARS with Oculus Rift

Every once in a while you have that gaming experience that makes you think, “yes, this is going to change everything.” For me, that came last week …

Virtual Reality

Everyday life can make an awesome video game

Playing <i>Life is Strange</i> is a lot like playing any game from <i>The Walking Dead</i> developer Telltale (though it’s actually developed by French studio Dontnod, the same team behind cyberpunk action game <i>Remember Me</i>). For one thing, it's episodic: the first two-hour-long episode is available tomorrow, with …

The Walking Dead

Free Photography Software for Your Image-Editing Needs

There's no denying the fact that in photography, the software necessary to process the images can cost more than an entry level DSLR camera. It's …

Astrophysicists’ update on enormous and unexpected Fermi bubbles

Discovered in 2010, two vast and mysterious Fermi bubbles radiate out from our Milky Way galaxy’s core. An update from the three astrophysicists who …

Why wormholes (probably) don’t exist

The test rig for the Dark Energy Camera (DECam) at Fermilab. I picked this image today because it kinda sorta looks like the wormhole-making machine …

With Story Studio, Oculus VR embarks on its Hollywood takeover

Around the time Oculus VR began experimenting internally with the creation of tech demos, investor Marc Andreessen, impressed with what he'd seen, urged Brendan Iribe, Oculus VR's CEO, to show them off to Hollywood. Andreessen believed the medium was a perfect fit for that industry. Iribe, in turn, …

Virtual Reality

Oculus gives Sundance attendees a literal bird's-eye view

"People dream about flying." That's what Max Rheiner, creator of <i>Birdly</i>, a virtual reality experience that lets you feel what it's like to fly as a bird from a first-person perspective, said about the inspiration for his project. Rheiner, who's head of the masters program in interaction at the …

Dell XPS 13 Review: The MacBook Air Meets its Match

Dell’s newest compact powerhouse balances sleek design, state-of-the-art performance and great battery life<p>By<p>Geoffrey A. Fowler<p>For years, laptop makers have been playing catch-up with the hardware in Apple’s slender $1,000 MacBook Air. With the 2015 version of the XPS 13, Dell has finally matched …

MacBook Air

Animated GIFs Reveal the Retouching That Went Into Composited Photos

Ashot Gevorkyan is a professional photographer and retoucher based in Kaliningrad, Russia. He recently created a series of animated GIFs that offer a …

GIF Animations

OneNote: Helping students stay organised this new school year

<i>Guest Post by Trent Ray - Microsoft in Education Expert Educator</i><p>The start of the school year is the best time to set routines and help your students …

Education Technology

How to Choose Insulated Outerwear

If you need a jacket to wear when conditions are so cold that a midlayer alone won’t cut it, you need insulated outerwear. Consider two primary …

Backpacking

After 17 years in orbit, how durable is the International Space Station?

Even though the ammonia leak that forced a partial evacuation of the International Space Station’s U.S. section on Wednesday proved to be a false alarm, the news did raise questions on the station’s durability.<p>Since the station’s inception in 1998, the habitable satellite has endured a multitude of …

15 programming languages you need to know in 2015

If you're a programmer, these are good times. Jobs in the segment are projected to grow 8% over the next seven years, according to the U.S. Bureau of …

9 Gadgets (and Other Tech) to Be Excited About in 2015

2015 <i>is</i> the year of the Future, thanks to that one rambunctious, time-traveling teen with a hoverboard. As we're still in the opening moments of 2015, …

Three New Earth-Size Planets Found "Nearby"

The Kepler space telescope has spotted over 1,000 exoplanets beyond our solar system, and its latest finds are three almost Earth-sized planets, including one in the habitable zone circling the star EPIC 201367075, just 150 light years from Earth.<p>In the cosmic sense, that’s right around the block, …

Viktor T. Toth's answer to Interstellar (2014 movie): Why did every hour on the first planet take 7 years on Earth?

One hour in space does not, under normal circumstances, equal anything other than almost exactly one hour here on the Earth. For there to be a …

Physics