John Carmack pushes out unlocked OS for defunct Oculus Go headset

Future-proofed update will let coders "repurpose the hardware for more things." Enlarge / Ars' own Sam Machkovech, shown here modeling the Oculus Go's bright future. Oculus may have officially discontinued its low-end Oculus.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaOct 22nd, 2021

How Much Has Quantum Computing Actually Advanced?

For a measured perspective on how much quantum computing is actually advancing as a field, IEEE Spectrum spoke with John Martinis, a professor of physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and the former chief architect of Google's Sycam.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

New Peacemaker trailer gives us a redeemable villain we might learn to like

"Maybe I'm a grower, not a shower. An individual you don't like and then learn to like." John Cena reprises his role in The Suicide Squad in new HBO Max spinoff series Peacemaker. HBO Max has dropped the official full trailer for Peacema.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

AT&T failed to fix Ohio man’s broken Internet service for a month

Fixed wireless user just needed a new antenna, but AT&T couldn't figure out the problem. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Ronald Martinez) Ohio resident John Sopko had to go a month without his AT&T fixed wireless Internet serv.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Iron selenide film reveals clues about superconductivity

Through their study of two-dimensional iron selenide (FeSe) films, a research team has unlocked some intriguing clues about superconductivity......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Survivors try to stay positive after deadly pandemic in Station Eleven trailer

“This is the best thing that could have possibly happened.” Yeah, not so much. A limited series based on Emily St. John Mandel’s international bestseller, Station Eleven is a post-apocalyptic saga that follows survivors of a devas.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Secret of tempera’s pleasing properties is how egg yolk interacts with pigment

A network forms between egg yolk proteins, water molecules, and pigment's clay particles. Enlarge / Detail of Michelangelo's unfinished painting The Virgin and Child with Saint John and Angels (tempera on wood, ca. 1497), aka The Manch.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsDec 3rd, 2021

Industry watch: Policymakers must act fast for EV industry

UMC co-founder John Hsuan divides those who want to participate in the electric vehicle (EV) business into three categories: Traditional car manufacturers such as Toyota and Mercedes-Benz; new carmakers such as Tesla and NIO; and Internet giants such.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsDec 2nd, 2021

Elizabeth Holmes testifies she reached out to Rupert Murdoch to try to kill a damning Wall Street Journal story

When Elizabeth Holmes got wind that then-Wall Street Journal reporter John Carreyrou was working on a damning expose that would publish in October 2015 about her blood testing startup Theranos, she went straight to the top in an effort to get the sto.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Developers say Halo Infinite cheaters were expected and will be dealt with

Developer 343 Industries has finally acknowledged that it needs to address the rampant cheating in Halo Infinite's multiplayer beta, and it will. In a Wednesday tweet, 343 Community Manager John Junyszek said the dev is aware of the cheating situatio.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsDec 1st, 2021

Apple headset could have ‘interchangeable lenses’ for VR and AR experiences

Apple’s new augmented reality headset could be announced in 2022, and could come with a new technology that would enable both VR and AR experiences......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2021

This deal gets you a Razer mouse, keyboard, and headset for $79

This massive, and super-low-priced, Razer Cyber Monday deal bundle includes a keyboard, mouse, mouse pad, and headset......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

This bundle is the best Oculus Quest 2 Cyber Monday deal today

This Oculus Quest 2 Cyber Monday deal may not offer a steep sale, but it includes a free carrying case for the headset and accessories -- worth $49......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Industry watch: A new world 20 years from now

At the 20th anniversary of Monte Jade Science and Technology Association of Taiwan, Taiwan's semiconductor industry leader, John Hsuan, co-founder of UMC and incumbent chairman of Clientron Corp, spoke about topics ranging from semiconductor to futur.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Oculus Quest Cyber Monday Deals (2021): 128GB & 256GB Oculus Quest 2 Savings Highlighted by Spending Lab

Cyber Monday 2021 experts are highlighting the top Oculus Quest 2 deals for Cyber Monday 2021, including savings on 256GB & 128GB Oculus Quest 2 BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Here’s our round-up of the best Oculus Quest deals for Cyber Monday,.....»»

Category: hostingSource:  dailyhostnewsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2021

Giving male Bornean rock frogs testosterone found to exaggerate their kicking gestures

A team of researchers from Brown University, the University of Vienna and Smith College has found that giving male Bornean rock frogs testosterone pushes them to exaggerate their provocative kicking gestures. In their paper published in Proceedings o.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsNov 27th, 2021

Apple"s mixed reality headset could have Mac-level performance

Apple's augmented reality headset is widely expected to break cover sometime in 2022, although industry watchers aren't on the same page when it comes to the launch window and the price tag, which could be in the same ballpark as devices like the Mag.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

5 gaming headset Black Friday deals you need to know about

Black Friday gaming headset deals are happening right now at Amazon, Best Buy, and more, with brands like HyperX, Logitech, and Razer already getting huge discounts......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

How I unlocked over 350 PC games for $20 on Black Friday 2021

Instead of getting individual games on sale, why not go all-in with an Xbox Game Pass subscription?.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

Apple"s AR Headset Coming Next Year With "Mac-level" Power, Report Says

Apple's first AR headset will be released in the fourth quarter of 2022, according to a research note from analyst Ming-chi Kuo. The Verge: Kuo predicted back in March that the headset would be released sometime next year, and is now also providing m.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsNov 26th, 2021

This is the cheapest Unlocked iPhone 12 Pro Black Friday deal

Looking for the best iPhone 12 Pro Black Friday deal? You won't want to miss this offer we found from GameStop!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 25th, 2021