Google turns "Hamilton" hype into a VR history lesson

We're all a bit more versed in American history these days, thanks in great part to playwright and composer Lin-Manuel Miranda and his award-winning hip-hop-infused musical, Hamilton. The Hamilton Education Program will bring 5,000 disa.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top3 hr. 23 min. ago Related News

Reddit plans to make big changes to how the site looks

Reddit's default design is a throwback to simpler times on the internet. However, moderators on the site's numerous subreddits put a bunch of work into making sure their communities stand out from each other by employing CSS (casca.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top3 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

"Call of Duty: WWII" will take you back to Omaha Beach November 3rd

Call of Duty: WWII will launch November 3rd on PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. As you might expect, the game takes place largely in Europe between 1944 and 1945, ultimately pushing toward Germany after fighting through Nazi reinforcements on.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top3 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

The first 4K livestream from space starts at 1:30PM ET

Astronaut Peggy Whitson has already broken plenty of new ground in her current role as a commander aboard the International Space Station, but she's about to break some more. As promised, Whitson will star in the first-ever 4K livestrea.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top3 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

Delta removes the guilt from keeping in-flight headphones

Starting on July 15th, you'll find a pair of premium LSTN headphones in your seat when you fly overseas in first or business class with Delta. They're really not quite like your typically plain onboard headset, with beautiful woode.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top3 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

"The Protectors" shows how VR can help save African elephants

At first, the elephant looks like it's asleep. But then you notice it has stumps where there should be feet. Its tusks have been sawed off. And there are countless maggots crawling along a gaping hole in its face. It's a horrifying.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top4 hr. 23 min. ago Related News

The Morning After: Wednesday, April 26th 2017

In case you missed it yesterday, one Google cofounder is making a flying (kinda) car, while the other has a secret blimp, Uber is having a pretty awful year (already), and there's a for-real tricorder. The makers of it reckon it's.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top10 hr. 59 min. ago Related News

From The Stomach To The Brain: A Look On How Bacteria Affects Food Preference In Animals

A new discovery shows that gut-bacteria can alter an animal’s appetite......»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top11 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

NASA GPM Satellite Mapped Tropical Depression 3W In 3D In The Pacific Ocean

Global Precipitation Measurement Mission satellite of NASA has captured tropical storms forming in Pacific ocean. The radar instruments of GPM has mapped a 3D imaging of the convective storm towers that helped scientists to analyze the speed and alt.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top11 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

Understanding Genes Could Be The Key To Have Perfect Diet

The recent study showed that genetic variation was linked to food preference of an individual......»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top11 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

Five Most Powerful Rockets In Space History, Visiting Mars In The Coming Decades

Comparing the size and thrust of five rockets visiting Mars in the coming decades. As governments and private companies race to send astronauts to Mars, bigger is once again better......»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top11 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

Students With Reading & Spelling Difficulties, Need Effective Special Education As They Lag Behind Other Peers In School

A research study unveils that the students who suffer from the reading and spelling difficulties lag behind other peers in the school and they need efficient special education to recover......»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top11 hr. 43 min. ago Related News

Heligoland Island Becomes Tourism Destination Despite Britain’s Revenge

German island Heligoland was flattened by Britain but it has recovered and is now a must-see tourist destination......»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top14 hr. 7 min. ago Related News

"Sudan" Last Surviving Male Northern White Rhino Under 24-Hour Security

The male northern white rhino 'Sudan' is his race's last hope. Kenyan rangers are guarding him 24 hours a day as he is the only male survivor left worldwide......»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top14 hr. 7 min. ago Related News

Chrome casting tweak streams all videos directly to your TV

As a general rule, you send an entire Chrome browser tab to your Chromecast (or other Cast-ready devices) as a last resort. The quality is lousy enough that you only really want to use it when a service doesn't have native casting supp.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: Top16 hr. 51 min. ago Related News

Campy, live-action horror game "Night Trap" heads to PS4

After 25 years, a browser port and a failed Kickstarter, cult classic FMV (full-motion video) game Night Trap is finally getting making its way back to living rooms. Thanks to the folks at developer Screaming Villains and publisher Limited R.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopApr 25th, 2017Related News

AT&T"s faux 5G network launches in Austin

At last, 5G wireless is here... sort of. As promised, AT&T has launched its pre-standard 5G network, starting with certain parts of Austin. So long as you have a Galaxy S8 or S8 Plus, you can get speeds that should leave LTE in the dust. Ex.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopApr 25th, 2017Related News

New "Sonic Forces" footage feels a lot like "Generations"

For the last few months, SEGA has been playing coy with Sonic Forces-- first only little else beside the game's name and the usual promises of greatness. Then, earlier this month, a new trailer teased new levels for "Classic Sonic," the.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopApr 25th, 2017Related News

"Heroes of the Storm" adds everyone"s favorite "Overwatch" hero

Last month, Blizzard announced it would revamp its MOBA game, Heroes of the Storm, in a huge patch released in April. Its 2.0 update, which is live in North America, promised to upgrade its player progression system and added random-reward l.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopApr 25th, 2017Related News

YouTube Kids brings cartoons and bright colors to your smart TV

YouTube Kids' mobile app is fine if your young ones are content to watch videos on a tablet, but what if you just want to plunk them down on the couch to watch on the big screen? You can after today. YouTube is trotting out a version of.....»»

Source:  InformationweekCategory: TopApr 25th, 2017Related News