Xiaomi Amazfit Smartwatch With Heart Rate Sensor Launched

Xiaomi Amazfit Smartwatch With Heart Rate Sensor Launched

The smartwatch has been priced at CNY 799 It will go on sale in China from Wednesday It bears a 1.34-inch circular display Xiaomi on Tuesday launched its latest wearable in China, the much-anticipated first smartwatch from the company. Made...
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First Ubuntu Linux tablet: Aquaris M10 ready to buy now, first deliveries ‘mid-April’

First Ubuntu Linux tablet: Aquaris M10 ready to buy now, first deliveries ‘mid-April’

Fans of Ubuntu Linux can now place pre-orders for the Aquaris M10, a tablet that can also be a PC. Nearly two months after Canonical announced the Aquaris M10, the first official Ubuntu tablet is available for pre-order through the...
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Microsoft’s HoloLens is super limited — and hella magical

Microsoft’s HoloLens is super limited — and hella magical

Microsoft’s HoloLens is one of the most magical pieces of technology I’ve ever seen. It could change the world. But if you bought one today, for your own personal use, I guarantee you’d hate it. For over a year, journalists...
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My three kids tried the Oculus Rift. Here’s what happened

My three kids tried the Oculus Rift. Here’s what happened

“This is awesome!” “Oooh, I like the ocean!” “Can I have a second turn?” Would you want to do this forever? “Yeah!” That’s how my three kids, ages 8, 7 and 5, reacted to their first experience with the Ocul...
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New update for the Samsung Gear S2 is now available for download

New update for the Samsung Gear S2 is now available for download

Last week, Samsung released an update for the Gear S2 smartwatch and now owners of the watch are treated to another one. The latest update weighs in at 20.39 MB and is available from the Samsung Gear app. Sadly, the...
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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 &#8...
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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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