BAE Systems reveals how its future submarines could be controlled remotely using VIRTUAL REALITY

BAE Systems reveals how its future submarines could be controlled remotely using VIRTUAL REALITY

The future of warfare is looking increasingly electronic, with the emergence of drones and other automated vehicles. And a new system from BAE Systems could allow submariners to monitor and control their vessel from virtual reality. The software simulation collects information from sensors and relays data to the crew via a VR headset. It uses […]

Microsoft is shuttering its social network Socl, and yes, Microsoft actually had a social network

Microsoft is shuttering its social network Socl, and yes, Microsoft actually had a social network

Microsoft took one last, loving look at Socl—their old social network you forgot about, that’s been sitting in the corner, curled up on top of an old Zune blanket—and decided it was time to accept fate, just be happy for the time they had together, and set Socl free, letting it go quietly and peacefully. […]

Let’s turn off Magic Leap’s mixed-reality hype machine

Let’s turn off Magic Leap’s mixed-reality hype machine

There is vaporware and then there’s oh-shut-up-and-just-release-the-damn-product-ware. The latter is what many have come to think of when the name Magic Leap is mentioned. And with good reason. Founded back in 2011, the hype train for what many believe is an augmented reality headset or glasses company left the station around 2014. Since then, the […]

10 Web Development Trends to Watch Out For in 2017

10 Web Development Trends to Watch Out For in 2017

The field of web development and design is improving at an incredible rate. The growth is increasing on a daily basis and it’s become incredibly difficult to keep up with the changing times. This makes it even more imperative for the professionals and developers to keep themselves abreast of latest trends of web development in […]

Virtual reality: Is this really how we will all watch TV in years to come?

Virtual reality: Is this really how we will all watch TV in years to come?

A woman uses a Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset. Photograph: Fabian Bimmer/Reuters View more sharing options Shares 0 Comments 14 Stuart Dredge @stuartdredge Sunday 9 April 2017 00.04 BST Virtual reality (VR) technology secured its place in popular culture through films such as The Lawnmower Man and The Matrix, as well as books such […]

Foursquare offers every mobile app access to your whereabouts

Foursquare offers every mobile app access to your whereabouts

Foursquare’s transformation from fun consumer app into serious behind-the-scenes business is taking another step forward. The location app is rolling out a new platform open to all mobile apps that will allow them get to the front of your smartphone, capturing your attention at the right time and more importantly in the right place through […]

Google’s Tilt Brush comes to the Oculus Rift for VR artists

Google’s Tilt Brush comes to the Oculus Rift for VR artists

Many months before Oculus’ Medium and Quill apps captured the imagination of traditional artists, Google’s Tilt Brush was leading the way for HTC Vive users to bring illustration to life in virtual reality. Now the same amazing VR pallet once exclusive to the HTC Vive has arrived for the Oculus Rift community via the Oculus […]