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Windows Mixed Reality vs Hololens

What's the difference between Windows' new mixed-reality devices and the HoloLens? We go hands on to tell you......»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwMay 19th, 2017

Help Me, Laptop! I Need a Good, Cheap Chromebook

Chromebooks — the laptops that run Google's minimalist Chrome OS instead of Windows 10 or macOS — carry a certain allure with their lower prices, automatic updates and simple interface. But all of........»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated News7 hr. 49 min. ago

Crowdfunding conundrum: Why the magic device you backed may never show up

Expectation and reality don’t always mesh when it comes to Kickstarter and Indiegogo products, especially if you’ve waited years for them to arrive. What causes those long delays anyway? The post Crowdfunding conundrum: Why the magic device you b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News8 hr. 6 min. ago

Diary from the future: Augmented Reality, circa 2027

If you don’t understand the appeal of augmented reality yet, just wait 10 years. Or save yourself a decade and read this account of what day-to-day life with AR will be like 2027. The post Diary from the future: Augmented Reality, circa 2027 appear.....»»

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

Crowdfunding conundrum: Why The Magic Device You Backed May Never Show Up

Expectation and reality don’t always mesh when it comes to Kickstarter and Indiegogo products, especially if you’ve waited years for them to arrive. What causes those long delays anyway? The post Crowdfunding conundrum: Why The Magic Device You B.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News20 hr. 26 min. ago

Mozilla proposes combined WebXR standard for virtual and mixed reality in the browser

 Although we may disagree on the usefulness of VR and AR today, it’s hard to argue with the idea that it should be easier to develop for and deploy — especially on the web. That’s why Mozilla is working on a combined framework.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News20 hr. 42 min. ago

Google Says 64 Percent of Chrome Traffic On Android Now Protected With HTTPS, 75 Percent On Mac, 66 Percent On Windows

An anonymous reader quotes a report from TechCrunch: Google's push to make the web more secure by flagging sites using insecure HTTP connections appears to be working. The company announced today that 64 percent of Chrome traffic on Android is now pr.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News21 hr. 50 min. ago

Acer Mixed Reality AH101 Headset Review

The Acer Window Mixed Reality AH101 Headset offers an easy plug-and-play setup and a comfortable design, but it suffers from a small selection of apps, along with some tracking issues......»»

Category: topSource:  laptopmagRelated News22 hr. 49 min. ago

New Total Commander adds support for Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Total Commander is regarded by many as the best replacement for Windows Explorer. Its latest release, version 9.10, looks to further solidify that status with various improvements, support for the W10's Fall Creators Update and support for multip.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Google says 64% of Chrome traffic on Android now protected with HTTPS, 75% on Mac, 66% on Windows

 Google’s push to make the web more secure by flagging sites using insecure HTTP connections appears to be working. The company announced today that 64 percent of Chrome traffic on Android is now protected, up 42 percent from a year ago. I.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Nike is using its new digital studio to build a community of sneakerheads

 A year after acquiring Virgin Mega, Nike is revealing some of the early results of its experiments with augmented reality and community-building. Virgin Mega was a startup backed by Richard Branson’s Virgin Group that focused on fan commu.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Windows now includes gaming cheat detection at the system level

Optional "TruePlay" protects game memory, monitors OS for common cheating patterns. Enlarge (credit: //cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/game-cheating.jpg) Developers that want to stop cheaters in their Windows games are getting a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Microsoft rolls out system-level anti-cheating tech for Windows devs

Optional "TruePlay" protects game memory, monitors OS for common cheating patterns. Enlarge (credit: //cdn.arstechnica.net/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/game-cheating.jpg) Developers that want to stop cheaters in their Windows games are getting a.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update Leaves Up to 30GB in Installation Files

he new OS version isn't a radical change from the previous Creators Update, but it does introduce some new features and improvements to Edge, OneDrive, GPU monitoring--and, apparently, up to 30GB of install data that it leaves behind. The post Window.....»»

Category: topSource:  extremetechRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Google Powers 3D Virtual Reality Exploration Of The Surface Of Mars

Have you ever dreamed of visiting Mars? Google has teamed up with NASA and JPL to power a new, 3D, virtual reality experience of the real surface of Mars, on the new Access Mars website. According to Google, it has taken the photos taken by the Mars.....»»

Category: topSource:  socaltechRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Brooklyn"s Tallest Building Revealed in New Renderings

Brooklyn Point by Kohn Pederson Fox will hold the title of Brooklyn’s tallest building - although for a short while as the downtown developer craze competes for the next top spot. The mixed-use skyscraper is the final step in the City Po.....»»

Category: infraSource:  archdailyRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Diving into Acer"s new Mixed Reality VR headset

Diving into Acer's new Mixed Reality VR headset.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Automotive HUD Market Worth 13,022.0 Million USD by 2025

PUNE, India, October 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Automotive HUD Market by Technology (Augmented Reality and Conventional), Type (Combiner and Windshield), End-User (Economic, Luxury, and Mid-Segment), Fuel Type (ICE, BEV, and H.....»»

Category: autoSource:  wardsautoRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Elon Musk and "Rick and Morty" creators met IRL at the SpaceX headquarters

Elon Musk believes there's a one in billions chance that we live in a simulated reality. To demonstrate that the singularity is coming soon to our level of the Matrix, he just hang out IRL with the nihilistic, genius authors of Rick and Morty. .....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

Google Pixel 2 is a mixed bag of durability

We just recently got a peek into the Pixel 2 and learned from iFixit how easy, or not, it was to open up and repair. But before repair comes the damage that causes the need to repair. And for that, we turn to JerryRigEverything’s trinity of durabil.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017

comma.ai EON Dashcam DevKit continues self-driving car dream

Everyone and anyone seems to have an idea about what the ideal self-driving vehicle should be like, but only few are able to turn those into reality. Startup comma.ai only knows that too well. It’s plans were more or less dashed when the NHTSA put.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsOct 20th, 2017