Just a few short years ago, virtual reality was seen as such a complex, advanced technology that a VR headset was viewed as a tool of the distant future, almost like a prop from a science-fiction movie. Fast-forward to today and VR is impacting every industry around the globe, from gaming and entertainment to marketing, hospitality and healthcare and – believe it or not – even professional sports. Over in England at Premier League Association Football Club Tottenham Hotspur, a new Virtual and Augmented Reality technology is taking fans inside the club’s new state of the art stadium before it is even built. The ‘SPVRS’
Did you ever wanted to know what it feels like to live with fairy-tale creatures that no one else can see? Syfy just might have the right show for you, and an augmented reality app to boot. We’re just a week away from the premiere of Happy!, SYFY’s (Full disclosure: SYFY WIRE‘s parent company) new series adapted from the comic book series by writer Grant Morrisson and artist Darick Robertson. The series follows Nick (Christopher Meloni), a former cop turned hitman who has descended into a self-destructive lifestyle. After a near death experience, he encounters an imaginary flying unicorn called Happy! (voiced by Patton Oswalt), who engages him in
The Creative Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 USB soundcard is a shining example of what an external sound card these days should be.
The new Tt eSports Challenger Prime keyboard proves that it is a feature packed entry-level motherboard that costs much less than you would think.
Tt eSports Ventus is a budget gaming mouse that is small on price but big on customization and handling. The vented design works to keep the hand cool.
Canon Japan opens a new option that would bring words to your world, without Photoshop!
No, Blackberry isn’t dead yet, and it’s coming out with what might be one of their most audacious products to date: the Blackberry Passport — which looks a lot like Blackberry’s Porsche Design P’9981. However, the Passport has a few really interesting features that make it a better phone than the Blackberry phones of yesteryear. This phone is being launched at first in the US and Canada. First and foremost, it has fairly up to date hardware, sporting a 4.5″ perfectly square display at 1440 x 1440 resolution. This is a fairly high resolution display for Blackberry and admittedly a very odd aspect ratio when compared
Earlier this week, Google quietly updated the stock camera app in Android KitKat 4.4 compatible devices, steadily rolling out this update to more phone models through the coming weeks. The Camera app feels streamlined overall, with noticeable changes in camera performance, features, and especially UI. This of course stems from Google receiving sub-par feedback for image quality on their “flagship” Nexus devices, and since mid-2013 it’s become their main mission for mobile. LG already packed a decent camera on the Nexus 5, but in its first weeks of release, the final image compression really caused sour response from Android enthusiasts. Snapping shots on other apps like