Oculus and their Rift device is an astounding piece of technology, particularly if brand new developer’s kit is any indication. The only downside to VR eyewear devices, however, is their tendency to cause nausea to a subset of the population. With each passing iteration, of course, this subset shrinks, so maybe one day VR-induced puke-titude won’t even be a thing. For now, though, it is....

Everybody’s favorite thingamajig maker Razer has really been all over the place this CES 2015. We already dropped some coverage to their forthcoming Nabu X fitness band, but that isn’t where they stopped. You see, the company always teases something pretty crazy each year at CES, usually with mysterious codenames like ‘Project Fiona’ and ‘Project Christine.’ This...

Smartglasses haven’t exactly caught on yet, not in the same way that fitness trackers or smartwatches have. There are a number of reasons for this. Price is one, certainly, with Explorer models of Google Glass still selling for an astounding $1,500. However, another reason these futuristic doodads have yet to set the world on fire has to be, well, aesthetics. Google...

Hey, remember when Facebook bought Oculus and their Rift virtual reality device for billions upon billions of dollars? Pundits claimed that was only the beginning, that soon all manner of bigwig company would begin snatching up smaller wearable tech companies at a rapid pace. Well, that prediction is starting to come true. Snapchat, everyone’s favorite self-destructing picture sending service, has...

Virtual reality is coming and there is no denying it. VR eyewear devices are already starting to make waves in the consumer sphere, even though some of the biggest contenders aren’t even out yet (sorry, Oculus.) However, all the great virtual reality technology in the world won’t do a dang thing if there isn’t any cool software to support it. The software has been steadily tricking...

Posted on Dec 29 2014 - 10:17am by Lawrence Bonk
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Unless you are a pair of human knees, it is universally accepted that running is great. It gets your blood flowing. It teaches you to appreciate the music on your MP3 player. It also teaches you to appreciate the food you eat after you are done. However, one downside of running is, especially for cityfolk, the lack of beautiful vistas. Unless you live near a constantly shifting magical forest, it is likely you are sick of looking at the same Pharmacy and middle school every time you run around the neighborhood. That’s where this VR application...

As someone who has been lucky enough to strap an Oculus Rift to his face every once in a while, virtual reality is certainly not a fad. It’s something you certainly have to experience in order to understand, as writing about how ‘real’ it seems doesn’t do the experience any justice. Of course, being as how the Rift isn’t out yet for...

It’s no secret that Google Glass and other forthcoming smart eyeglasses aren’t exactly the most visually appealing bunch. They make what you see visually appealing, sure, who doesn’t like to stare at a cool hologram? However, they make what everyone else sees, namely you, look like the squarest of the square. It’s gotten so bad that many pundits...

Google has taken so long to release the consumer model of its once idolized Glass eyewear device that the narrative has changed from “holy crap I gotta get me one of those” to “uh, whatever, yawn people that wear these are weird.” It’s their own fault, of course, because they blew a whole lot of buzz by cooling their jets for too long....

Virtual reality goggles are ‘coming soon’ to a head near you., in that one day in the near or far future Oculus, Sony and other companies will unleash their headsets upon the world. However, nobody knows exactly when that day will come. The companies in question have been vague at best and some say it could be as much as two years or more in the future....