Oculus Rift Offers the Best VR Experience Yet, Reviewers Say

Oculus Rift Offers the Best VR Experience Yet, Reviewers Say

The first reviews of the Oculus Rift surfaced Monday, and reviewers praised the potential of the virtual reality system while pointing out some obvious concerns. The headset display is well-crafted and durable, but drawbacks include the cost — US$600 —...
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The biggest news from Day 1 and 2

Yesterday, Microsoft showed off what it’s been cooking up for Windows, Xbox One and even HoloLens at its annual developer conference, Build 2016, in the first of two major keynotes. While the conference is largely aimed at the folks that...
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Porn and virtual reality: a changing industry

“The lack of eye contact makes [the performer] appear distant for a sexual encounter – but there is also something sexy about that,” says male porn performer Xander Corvus, “in the way a glory hole is sexy.” Virtual reality is...
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Microsoft Store’s Pi Day discount offers 31.4% off the best Ultrabook in the world

Microsoft Store’s Pi Day discount offers 31.4% off the best Ultrabook in the world

If you need any more proof that the geeks are taking over the world, look no further than Pi Day, a.k.a. March 14. (3.14, get it?) Pi day used to be made up “holiday” revolving around an amusing numerical coincidence...
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Want a Chrome tablet? CTL’s new $250 Chromebook features a flip screen

Want a Chrome tablet? CTL’s new $250 Chromebook features a flip screen

CTL’s new J5 Rugged Convertible Chromebook offers versatility: It can be used as a laptop or a tablet, and pricing starts at just $249. The device has an 11.6-inch touchscreen that can rotate to turn into a Chrome OS tablet. It is...
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Acer’s aluminum Chromebook 14 blends high-end features with a budget-friendly price

Acer’s aluminum Chromebook 14 blends high-end features with a budget-friendly price

Hello, beautiful. Acer revealed its first-ever 14-inch Chromebook—the aptly named Chromebook 14—on Tuesday and it sure seems like it was worth the wait (at least on paper). The Google-licious laptop only costs $300, but offers premium touches missing from ...
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Microsoft’s HoloLens Shipping to Devs Now

Microsoft’s HoloLens Shipping to Devs Now

Microsoft has announced HoloLens, its augmented reality headset, is shipping to Windows developers and enterprise partners from today, March 30. The announcement was made at Microsoft’s Build event, where HoloLens co-creator Kudo Tsunoda appeared on stag...
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Watch a Flying Jet Ski Take Out $3,000 Worth of Camera Drone

During New Zealand’s recent Festival of Freeride, filmmaker Guy Mac was in the right place, at the perfect time, to catch this PWC rider’s spectacular launch off a wave that put him on a mid-air collision course with a flying...
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A Radical New Design Makes This Bizarre-Looking Watch a More Accurate Timekeeper

As Android Wear devices and the Apple Watch nibble away at the luxury watch market, Switzerland is fighting back with unorthodox new designs, like Dominique Renaud’s new DR01 Twelve First, that manages to improve its traditional functionality while stil...
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Chicago Man Charged with Felony for Jamming Cell Phones on a Train

People squawking on their phones on public transportation is annoying as hell. That’s why one Chicago man allegedly took it upon himself to jam fellow commuters’ cell phone signals as part of a morning ritual that lasted months. Now he’s...
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