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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

Palmer Luckey teases "very exciting things" for new post-Oculus VR product

The former Oculus wunderkind also sang the praises of the wider VR scene. He may have left Oculus behind, but the VR headset's creator hasn't left the virtual reality space altogether. Speaker onstage at the Tokyo Game Show, Palmer Lu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 min. ago

Uber"s not going down without a fight in London

In response to its licence not getting renewed, Uber is taking a multi-pronged attack to remain active in the UK capital. It’s been an eventful few days for ride-hailing service Uber. On Friday, Transport for London (TfL) announced that.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News2 min. ago

Hearth Architects completes family house in Shiga with tree-planted atrium

This family house in Japan's Shiga prefecture was designed by local studio Hearth Architects around an indoor garden, which is planted with a tree that extends towards a skylight. Read more This family house in Japan's Shiga prefecture w.....»»

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Reality Distortion Field: 10 Things Apple Won"t Directly Say But We"ll Infer About the iPhone X

Apple has confirmed that more than a tech icon, it's become a cultural phenomenon. But with such potential for truth bending, we've put together a short list of our thoughts about the company's new iPhone X, not in their words but ours......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News3 hr. 33 min. ago

Will Imagination Deals Deliver MIPS to China?

Imagination will sell itself to Canyon Bridge, while simultaneously agreeing to sell MIPS to Tallwood VC. Has Imagination structured both deals in such a way to let Canyon Bridge –China’s government-backed buyout – have access to MIPS CPU IP?.....»»

Category: hardwareSource:  eetimesRelated News3 hr. 34 min. ago

GCAA warns against dealing with GoldStar, Global Ghana Air

The Ghana Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) has issued an advisory notice warning the general public not to conduct any business with either of local start-up Goldstar Airlines (Accra) or the US-based virtual carrier, Global Ghana Airlines (Chicago.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News4 hr. 1 min. ago

P.K. House / Junsekino Architect and Design

P.K. House is a single house for the family of five locating within the developed housing on suburban area of Bangkok. With an identical shape and size of plot, an architect chose to specify first the open space in order to give the building.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated News9 hr. 1 min. ago

Jared Kushner uses private email for White House business

You don't have to be a former presidential hopeful to draw heat over using private email for work. Politico has revealed that presidential senior adviser (not to mention son-in-law) Jared Kushner has been using a private email account t.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News9 hr. 41 min. ago

See how that couch would look in your living room in AR with Ikea Place

Now, with Ikea Place, you can use augmented reality to "see" potential pieces of furniture in your home before pulling out your credit card, and save yourself a whole lot of consternation when it comes to (re)decorating your home. The post See how th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 42 min. ago

Hearth Architects designs family house in Shiga with tree-planted atrium

This family house in Japan's Shiga prefecture was designed by local studio Hearth Architects around an indoor garden, which is planted with a tree that extends towards a skylight. Read more This family house in Japan's Shiga prefecture w.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News10 hr. 1 min. ago

Catalan foundation overseeing the ".cat" domain raided by Spanish police amid tensions over independence referendum on October 1 (Jonah Engel Bromwich/New York Times)

Jonah Engel Bromwich / New York Times: Catalan foundation overseeing the “.cat” domain raided by Spanish police amid tensions over independence referendum on October 1  —  On the same day this week that the Spanish autho.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News11 hr. 9 min. ago

See how that couch would like in your living room in AR with Ikea Place

Now, with Ikea Place, you can use augmented reality to "see" potential pieces of furniture in your home before pulling out your credit card, and save yourself a whole lot of consternation when it comes to (re)decorating your home. The post See how th.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 42 min. ago

Ford is using Microsoft’s HoloLens to change the way cars are designed

Microsoft's HoloLens augmented reality system could have useful applications in car design, as demonstrated by Ford's use of the technology. Will virtual models replace real ones in automotive design studios across the board? The post Ford is using M.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 18 min. ago

How the CDC uses Google, AI, and even Twitter to forecast flu outbreaks

As flu season gets into full swing, flu forecasting techniques will help the CDC time its response. The post How the CDC uses Google, AI, and even Twitter to forecast flu outbreaks appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News13 hr. 18 min. ago

Download this: Ikea"s AR app lets you preview furniture before you buy

Apple dropped iOS 11 this week and, in addition to a load of new features, the update brings the first wave of augmented reality apps created using the company's new ARKit tech.  But one of the best use cases of ARkit so far is not a game or an.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News14 hr. 10 min. ago

Intel cancels Project Alloy wireless VR headset, but is still investing in AR/VR

Intel has cancelled Project Alloy, its wireless VR headset, but will still invest in the tech to expand augmented and virtual reality. The tech corporation says it will use the experience as a proof of concept. The post Intel cancels Project Alloy wi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 10 min. ago

Best new songs to stream: Arcade Fire, Mac Demarco, and more

Not sure what new music to listen to? We'll let you know what artists have the best new songs to stream. Up this week: Arcade Fire, Mac Demarco, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Bibio, and Dave Depper. The post Best new songs to stream: Arcade Fire, Mac Demarco.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 10 min. ago

Swedish virtual carrier Montefly eyes Bosnia flights in 4Q17

Swedish virtual carrier Montefly has unveiled plans to start regular charter flights between Sweden and Bosnia-Herzegovina later this year. According to its website, the start-up plans to charter capacity from BRA - Braathens Regional Airlines.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  ch_aviationRelated News17 hr. 9 min. ago

It may be time to replace your pillows and you can do it now for under $40

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. They say a good pillow can be the key to a good night's sleep. They also say you should replace your pillow every year. If neither of these things.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News19 hr. 54 min. ago

Chrome now lets you browse all of the web in virtual reality

Pretty soon you'll never have to take off your VR headset again as Chrome adds support for viewing any site in virtual reality. While flying through space or shooting up zombies might sound like more fun ways to make use of VR, virtual reality.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News19 hr. 54 min. ago