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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

Video shows the moment Justin Bieber accidentally hit a photographer with his car

Justin Bieber has been involved in a car accident, but luckily nobody was seriously hurt.  SEE ALSO: China won't let Justin Bieber perform there because he's been a bad boy The pop star accidentally hit a photographer with his truck while leavin.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 6 min. ago

HTC Vive Standalone VR headset lets you take virtual reality anywhere

HTC's new Vive standalone headset is for the Chinese market, and works without being tethered to a PC or smartphone. HTC has announced its first standalone Vive virtual reality headset, one that works without being tethered to a PC or smartphon.....»»

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Inside Facebook"s virtual reality chat room

Facebook hopes the feature will be the "most immersive" way for Oculus Rift owners to chat online......»»

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Clever rabbits ride sheep to escape flood

When these wild rabbits were facing floodwaters, they had to think outside the box. So they hopped onto a flock of sheep, as per a video shot by 64-year-old farmer Ferg Horne on his property near Dunedin, New Zealand, on Saturday. SEE ALSO: This gian.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News10 hr. 6 min. ago

HTC unveils its first virtual reality headset that can go anywhere

HTC's new Vive standalone headset is for the Chinese market, and works without being tethered to a PC or smartphone. HTC has announced its first standalone Vive virtual reality headset, one that works without being tethered to a PC or smartphon.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News11 hr. 6 min. ago

New Nintendo 2DS XL review

The New Nintendo 2DS XL brings together features from the entire Nintendo 3DS family to create the best variation of the handheld console yet. The post New Nintendo 2DS XL review appeared first on Digital Trends......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 23 min. ago

Midsummer Maker Camp — It’s Never Too Late to Start!

Based online, Maker Camp could be just a suggestion, a chimera, a virtual place to go and glean ideas. But from its aspirational concept has sprung a solid and tightly knit community that gathers to make, share, learn, and yes — fail — together......»»

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Disney"s Magic Bench lets you play with AR characters without headset or smartphone

Disney Research has come up with a new way to allow multiple people to experience the same augmented reality experience while in the same room — without wearing a headset or holding a mobile device.   SEE ALSO: Apple's ARKit will make walk.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 30 min. ago

"True Detective" Season 3 "will be a go" as soon as HBO nails down a director

True Detective Season 3 is closer to reality than ever before, HBO boss Casey Bloys confirmed at the Television Critics Association summer press tour on Wednesday. Bloys confirmed that Moonlight star Mahershala Ali has signed on to star in the new se.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 30 min. ago

You’ll never fight over an outlet again with this desk lamp

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission. If you’ve ever found yourself struggling to decide what to unplug in order to revive your dead phone, the Jelly Comb lamp can help.   SE.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News15 hr. 30 min. ago

Apple ARKit developer recreates "80s classic "Take On Me" by A-Ha in augmented reality

The things people are making with Apple ARKit are mind-blowing, but for music fans, nothing will top this. It's a faith recreation of the groundbreaking '80s animated video "Take On Me" by A-Ha.  The video (check it out here) used a mixed of.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 42 min. ago

Glowing beer is a thing thanks to biohacking technology

CRISPR-Cas9 is a gene-editing technique that uses bacterial protein to replace segments of DNA. Although CRISPR has clinical applications that could potentially help many, it can also be used to do fun experiments like brewing glowing beer by editing.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 42 min. ago

Disney’s Magic Bench brings animated characters to life, no AR goggles needed

Disney is bringing one of its augmented reality projects to SIGGRAPH 2017. Called Magic Bench, it lets anyone who sits upon it the change to interact with digital characters through mixed reality. The post Disney’s Magic Bench brings animated c.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago

I underestimated the speed of ARKit adoption

I underestimated the speed of ARKit adoption. I knew developers had already begun working with Apple’s new augmented reality (AR) tech. But I did not realize how advanced some of these solutions have already become in the few weeks since Apple.....»»

Category: telecomSource:  cwRelated News17 hr. 50 min. ago

Selena Gomez doesn"t know how to use an eyelash curler in her gorgeous music video for "Fetish"

Selena Gomez uses an eyelash curler on her tongue in the music video for her new single "Fetish," but it's okay‚ it looks really cool despite it looking pretty painful.   The gorgeous video, directed by the impeccable Petra Collins, fe.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News18 hr. 22 min. ago

Why you should keep an eye on Euron Greyjoy in "Game of Thrones" this season

The battle for the crown has been raging for years on Game of Thrones, but never with Euron Greyjoy. The current king of the Iron Islands (it's so hard to keep track!) has recently aligned himself with the Lannisters and turned on his own family R.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News18 hr. 22 min. ago

Disney invites you to sit down with Mickey on its AR Magic Bench

Disney is bringing one of its augmented reality projects to SIGGRAPH 2017. Called Magic Bench, it lets anyone who sits upon it the change to interact with digital characters through mixed reality. The post Disney invites you to sit down with Mickey o.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News18 hr. 31 min. ago

Moto Z turned the modular smartphone from pipe dream to a reality

As Moto enters its second lap in making modular smartphones, we look back at the not-so-secret secret to success. In short time, Motorola has turned the modular smartphone from pipe dream into reality. And not just any reality, but a successful.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News18 hr. 58 min. ago

Google"s app that helps loved ones find you in an emergency is now on iOS

Smartphones allow us to stay in contact with our loved ones more closely than ever before, but some of the most important features, like location sharing, are only functional when everyone uses the same operating system on their devices.   That'.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago

How the Moto Z turned the modular smartphone from pipe dream to a reality

As Moto enters its second lap in making modular smartphones, we look back at the not-so-secret secret to success. In short time, Motorola has turned the modular smartphone from pipe dream into reality. And not just any reality, but a successful.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News19 hr. 50 min. ago