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Comic books come to VR through an app

Madefire will immerse you in stories through your Gear VR headset.<p>You may have felt immersed in a comic book before, but never quite so literally as this. Madefire has released a free Gear VR preview app that lets you read its Motion Books in virtual reality. As you might guess, it's all about …

Virtual Reality

Is our world a simulation? Why some scientists say it's more likely than not

A swath of technologists and physicists believe that ‘simulation theory’ will be proved, just as it was proved that the Earth was not the center of the universe<p>When Elon Musk isn’t outlining plans to use his massive rocket to leave a decaying Planet Earth and colonize Mars, he sometimes talks about …

Physics

Virtual reality translates to real home sales

For the first time, virtual reality is becoming a billion dollar business. You might be familiar with it when it comes to games or entertainment. But …

Virtual Reality Is About To Revolutionize These Three Industries

The dawn of a new era is upon us — one of full immersion into the digital world. It’s an era that will be founded upon the technological revolution that’s been silently brewing for more than a decade. Our once-dreamed-up reality of wedding the digital world with the physical world is no longer the …

Virtual Reality

IKEA's new app lets you try out furniture in virtual reality

Have you ever wanted to see how a new piece of furniture might look in your home before buying it? If IKEA has a say, that may soon be a normal part …

Why I'm No Longer Pessimistic About VR

After trying the final versions of virtual reality's biggest, longest-awaited headsets, I'm optimistic about the future of VR.<p>PCMag reviews products …

T-Mobile adds Amazon Music to its data-free song-streaming

T-Mobile subscribers can now listen to more music and watch more videos without eating into their mobile data.<p>The company's outspoken CEO, John Legere, announced the expansion of the carrier's Music Freedom and Binge On programs in a video posted Tuesday. Music Freedom adds support for Amazon Prime …

T-Mobile

Five Ways Virtual Reality Is Reshaping Industries

Gaming is only the beginning.<p>It’s rare that a consumer technology is a giant leap forward rather than the next iterative step. Virtual reality represents just that kind of leap. With the spring launch of the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, as well as the imminent release of Sony’s PlayStation VR, …

Taking Customer Experiences To The Next Level

<b>New technology has much to offer when it comes to building out better customer experiences and support functions. Yet many marketers are put off by</b> …

Virtual Reality for Architecture Predicts Patterns, Drives Business Decisions

The 2016 edition of SXSW Interactive had no shortage of virtual reality demos, including virtual reality as it applies to architecture. On Tuesday, …

Augmented Reality

The resurgence of VR – will this be a reality in 5 years?

What you see here, above, is a “Virtual” Conference environment I built in 2009 on the Second Life platform.It was used regularly and it performed …

SXSW 2016: Chris Milk on What You Need to Know About the Future of VR

Chris Milk’s name is synonymous with the future of virtual reality. That’s not hyperbole. During this year’s SXSW, whenever discussion turned to …

Technologies Like 3-D Printing, Live Stream and Virtual Reality Have Facilitated Fantastic New Business Opportunities

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>New technologies are rocking the business world, and the possibilities are endless. As soon as new technologies hit the market, businesses spring up around them, and new opportunities are born. Let's take a look at some of the coolest new …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

• Rodquice Chaney<br>• OT / 6-4.5 / 300<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Robert Sellers<p>Melvin McBride<br>• OG / 6-4 / 315<br>• NA<br>• Predicted by: Barton Simmons<p>Jordan Battle<br>• S / 6-1 / …

Microsoft and Lowe's bring Hololens to retail

The next time you’re planning a home improvement project, it may be with a big, goofy VR headset.<p>Today, Microsoft announced a plan to bring Hololens headwear to select Lowe’s locations. With it, customers will be able to see things like kitchen cabinets, countertops and appliances as part of a …

Cluster satellites come within cosmic hairsbreadth

Space maneuvers have often been described as an orbital ballet, but the European Space Agency's (ESA) Cluster II satellites are currently in a ballet …