Nerdy dad uses virtual reality to let daughter ride family cat

The same dad who rigged an HTC Vive and Ricoh Theta 360-degree camera to let his daughter explore her dollhouse is at it again. This time, the VR dad has cranked up the tech-meets-cute factor by introducing the family cat.  Strapping the 360.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableMar 20th, 2017

Watch live stand-up comedy in VR with Altspace VR

Comedy Living Room will be live streaming a stand-up comedy act to virtual reality headsets on Thursday. The event will be run by Altspace VR, a software company that allows users to create a digital avatar to meet other people, attend live events.....»»

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Thai man murders his 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live

Less than two weeks after the incident, Facebook is still feeling the heat after a man uploaded a video of himself murdering an elderly shopper and spoke about it on Facebook Live. Now, the livestreaming section of the social media site has been used.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News15 min. ago

Nintendo Switch hacked to run in virtual reality mode

The Switch is an odd duck among contemporary game consoles yet as Nintendo has demonstrated in the past with the Wii, being different isn’t necessarily a shortcoming. Given its unique form factor, it may also be a bit more forward-looking than.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News15 min. ago

Chimps pass on sponge drinking trick like a family tradition

After a few chimpanzees started using moss to soak up water from a pond, the behaviour has spread. The pattern might tell us about how early human culture spread.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated News16 min. ago

Facebook"s live video problem is only getting worse

Facebook's struggle with livestreams of terrible crimes is still very real, and appears to be worsening. Local media report that a young Thai man used Facebook Live to broadcast a murder-suicide where he hanged his baby daughter before.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News16 min. ago

Samsung"s auto-reply app fights distracted driving

Let's be honest: too many of us are using our phones while driving. It's a problem and it's dangerous, but we do it anyway. Samsung knows this and has come up with a new app cleverly named In-Traffic Reply to help. The app, cu.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News16 min. ago

Adorable cat does trust falls right into our hearts

We've seen dogs do trust falls. Now even cats are doing it. That's right. Even an animal that instinctively does not trust humans, will never trust humans (even though we feed them, shelter them, play with them, and attempt to pet them) is doing.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News60 min. ago

European ride service Gett buys U.S. rival Juno for $200 million

European ride service Gett has bought U.S. rival Juno for $200 million in a deal that further consolidated the ride-hailing industry and that some said short-changed Juno drivers......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Board Game Sale Redux! Score Great Low Prices On Three Popular Titles.

If you didn’t get everything you wanted in Monday’s massive board game sale, a few titles are still marked down to low or near-low prices. Zombicide is the most popular of the bunch, but you can never go wrong with a Ticket to Ride game or Agrico.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

How Excel can help with metric and American Standard conversions

Let Excel do the currency and metric conversions you need for your global business or travel. The following Excel functions can be used in Europe with the metric system (officially called International System of Units or SI) and the euro currency......»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

Find My Friends helps you locate your friends and family in iOS

Learn how to use Find My Friends in iOS 10 to search for friends, arrange meetings, or even keep track of your children. Follow this easy Find My Friends guide which will help you set up, and configure the app. The post Find My Friends helps you loca.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News2 hr. 52 min. ago

Disneyland Guardians Ride Offers Six Different Experiences

The Guardians of the Galaxy attraction at Disney California Adventure will offer a ton of Marvel Easter eggs and several different experiences. The Guardians of the Galaxy aren’t only returning to movie theaters soon via Guardians of the Gala.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News3 hr. 7 min. ago

Nvidia"s offering three free VR games if you buy a GTX 10 Series card and an Oculus Rift + Touch

We've seen several deals and giveaways for virtual-reality headsets in recent months, but those mostly involved the HTC Vive. This time around, Nvidia and Oculus have teamed up for a Rift-flavored deal: Currently, if you buy a select GeForce GTX 1.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Amazon’s Echo Look takes outfit photos and suggests the best styles for you

Is the mirror-selfie dead? YouTube, Amazon Fashion. It was a simpler time, back in early 2015, when Amazon's Echo first came out as a speaker with a voice assistant inside. Now, the evolution of the Echo family and Alexa brings us a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News3 hr. 36 min. ago

29% off Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO CPU Cooler with 120mm PWM Fan - Deal Alert

The Hyper 212 EVO now features four Cooler Master patented Continuous Direct Contact (CDC) heat pipes that are tightly packed into a flat array on the CPU Cooler base. This acts as a virtual vapor chamber that dissipates a large amount of heat. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News3 hr. 43 min. ago

Two new Loog guitars let your toddler shout at the devil

 Loog is a New York-based guitar company run by a music teacher named Rafael Atijas. These three-string guitars are designed for kids as young as 3 years old and they make guitar easy and fun – at least according to my kids who played with.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

Amazon latest Echo product is a hands-free fashion camera and virtual stylist

Is the mirror-selfie dead? YouTube, Amazon Fashion It was a simpler time, back in early 2015, when Amazon's Echo first came out as a speaker with a voice assistant inside. Now, the evolution of the Echo family and Alexa have brings u.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News4 hr. 16 min. ago

Gett buys Juno, making your ride-hailing app choices a little less difficult

There soon will be one less ride-hailing app to choose from for those still boycotting Uber.  Gett, one of the largest players in the New York ride-hailing market, has acquired Juno for $200 million, TechCrunch reported Wednesday.  SEE ALSO.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Tech We"re Using: The Difficulties of Reporting When China Limits Your Internet

Jane Perlez, The New York Times’s bureau chief in Beijing, on the apps she uses and how she manages to work in spite of the Great Firewall......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News4 hr. 43 min. ago

Amazon’s New Echo Wants To Be Your Personal Style Assistant

The Echo Look has a camera and can give fashion advice Amazon just added a new device to its family of voice-enabled speakers: the Echo Look, which includes a built-in camera for taking photos and recording video. The new device is available th.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News5 hr. 7 min. ago