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Watch This Guy Catch a Virtual Reality Ball That Turns Out to Be Real

When you strap on all of the gear required for a modern, immersive, virtual reality experience, you’re all but completely blind to the real world. But interacting with real world objects can often enhance a virtual experience, so Disney’s researc.....»»

Category: topSource:  gizmodoMar 20th, 2017

Lawmakers try their hand at banning ticketing bots, but it"s not the end of them

The pain of narrowly missing out on concert tickets is an all too common feeling. While we might be quick to blame our reflexes, scalpers employing bots have been wreaking havoc in the now mostly digital ticket selling business.  SEE ALSO: Why T.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News2 hr. 18 min. ago

Cities around US offer billions in tax breaks to be Amazon’s HQ2

Cities and states are trying to one-up each other, showing off their best features. Enlarge / Amazon's campus in South Lake Union, Seattle. (credit: Joel Rogers / Getty Images) Cities around the country are pulling out all the stops to entic.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News2 hr. 59 min. ago

Google Play rolls out "Try It Now" button for Android Instant Apps, updates Editor"s Choice section and Play Console (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Google Play rolls out “Try It Now” button for Android Instant Apps, updates Editor's Choice section and Play Console  —  Google today is announcing a number of changes to its Google Play app sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Cisco to acquire machine learning startup Perspica and integrate its real-time data processing tool into AppDynamics (Brandon Butler/Network World)

Brandon Butler / Network World: Cisco to acquire machine learning startup Perspica and integrate its real-time data processing tool into AppDynamics  —  Real-time data processing tool will be integrated with AppDynamics  &mdash.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News3 hr. 10 min. ago

Blue Origin Marks Successful Hotfire Of BE-4 Rocket Engine

Guy Norris Privately owned Blue Origin completed its first successful hotfire test of a full-scale methane-fueled BE-4 rocket engine that is expected to not only power B.....»»

Category: aviationSource:  aviationweekRelated News3 hr. 50 min. ago

Google Play lets you test drive Android apps before installing them

Google's Instant Apps are available in a few places for curious Android users, but they've been conspicuously absent in one place: the Play Store. Wouldn't you want to check out an app before committing to it? You can now......»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News4 hr. 10 min. ago

Nintendo Switch gives users 2 big new features in update

In an effort to catch up with consoles released a decade ago, Nintendo has finally added video recording and save transfers to the Switch.  Capturing video is now as easy as holding down the Capture button during gameplay, and recording up t.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Lupita Nyong"o shares her own disturbing Harvey Weinstein experiences

The list of women speaking out about their creepy experiences with Harvey Weinstein is only getting longer by the day. And as of today, Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o has joined their ranks. In an essay for The New York Times, Nyong'o has outlined, in h.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 18 min. ago

Google Daydream View (2017) review

Got a Samsung Galaxy Note 8? LG V30? Pixel 2 XL? Interested in virtual reality? Google’s Daydream View (2017) headset lets you quickly jump right in to play games, watch 360-degree content, and more. It costs a little more, but boasts considerably.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 35 min. ago

AMC VR App to Feature Extra Scene from TWD Premiere

An extra scene from the upcoming 100th episode of the show can be viewed via AMC's new VR app. AMC is making the jump to virtual reality with its biggest show, The Walking Dead. Deadline reports the upcoming Season 8 premiere, which is also the.....»»

Category: gameSource:  ignRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Russell Brand compares board games to humanity and sends us into an existential crisis

Russell Brand visits the Travelling Man, a game shop in Leeds, and checks out some gems in the board gaming world. Brand and shopkeeper Matt check out Elevenses (a card game about being a 1920s socialite), Pandemic (a mainstay in cooperative board g.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Mom"s very NSFW text turned out to be super wholesome

Happy ass-eating season everyone! Grace, a 23-year-old working in advertising in Boston recently had an extremely awkward conversation with her mom when she accidentally texted her something very NSFW. Thankfully, things weren't as they immediately a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Man compares a $10,000 dog with a $1 dog, and the results are shocking

Before you run out and buy that budget $1 dog, please watch this video. Seriously though, the trend of comparing cheap and expensive food and products has reached an all-time high, so this parody from YouTuber jacksfilms is long overdue.  Re.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

The old Android menu button is lurking in the Google Pixel 2"s interface [Update]

Clicking on the lower right corner of the screen brings up the menu, but turns out this is a bug that won't be around for long. Update: The hidden Android menu button in the Pixel 2 is indeed a bug, Google confirmed on Thursday, just as we theo.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Apple Watch"s LTE Suspended In China Possibly Due To Government Security Concerns

The Apple Watch Series 3's best new feature has been mysteriously blocked in China. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, China has cut off the Apple Watch's LTE connectivity on Sept. 28 after brief availability from China Unicom. Indus.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News4 hr. 50 min. ago

Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. 10 S: Which version is right for you?

Not sure what version of Windows to get? Here are the major features of Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. the newer Windows 10 S to help you figure out which one belongs on your computer. The post Windows 10 Home vs. Pro vs. 10 S: Which version is right fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Need to know how to open RAR files? Here’s how to do it

Few things are more bothersome than not being able to open a file when you need it most. Check out our quick guide about how to open RAR files in Windows and MacOS. We will walk you through it, step by step. The post Need to know how to open RAR file.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News5 hr. 11 min. ago

Now Twitter"s quest to become a "safer" place has a schedule

You no longer have to wonder when you'll see Twitter implement the new rules promised by its CEO and outlined in that leaked email. The social network has released a "Safety Calendar," which details when it will roll out a series of new.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  engadgetRelated News5 hr. 18 min. ago

Watch our Dezeen x MINI Living talk about nomadic living live from A/D/O in New York

Trend forecaster Li Edelkoort, Peter Zuspan of Bureau V and Corinna Natter of MINI Living discuss how nomadic working and living is changing cities in our latest Dezeen x MINI Living talk at A/D/O in New York. Watch it here live from 7pm New York tim.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News5 hr. 34 min. ago

Scientists investigate why crows are so playful

New experiments reveal a complex link between crow play and tool use. Enlarge / A New Caledonian crow uses a serrated leaf edge to pull grubs out of a hole in a log. (credit: Mark Sibley) Crows share an interesting set of behaviors with humans.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News5 hr. 43 min. ago