Nintendo Labo VR kits bring virtual reality to Switch consoles in April

Rumours have proven true this week as Nintendo revealed their latest dabbling with virtual reality, this time for the Switch. Nintendo Labo VR kits were announced today with a release date set for April 2019. Fans will have two options when they hit shelves next month, the full set, including goggles and a full cardboard […]

Self-repairing shoes may be a reality thanks to 3D-printed rubber

Shoes will invariably wear out with enough use, but scientists might have found a way to delay the shopping trip for their replacements. A USC team has created a self-healing 3D-printed rubber that could be ideal for footwear, tires and even soft robotics. The effort involves 3D printing the material with photopolymerization (solidifying a resin […]

CBS Super Bowl coverage features augmented reality and 8K

CBS has big, high-tech plans for its Super Bowl LIII coverage this February. To start with, it’s using 14 cameras, including aerial systems, to create live virtual graphic elements designed to blend into the background. The network promises to show you those AR graphics up close and from various angles — even if you’re just […]

“Scary” reality: Meds tainted with germs, glass, carcinogens, mystery particles

Enlarge / What else is in there? (credit: Getty | Bloomberg) An investigation by Kaiser Health News into thousands of recent drug recalls reveals a frightening record of medicines in the US being tainted with dangerous bacteria, mold, glass shards, rubber bits, cancer-causing chemicals, mysterious powders, and worrying metal particles. There were also cases of medications […]

Arca's Path PSVR review: A relaxing virtual reality game that anybody can play

Arca’s Path is the brainchild of former Sony London studio director Dave Raynard, whose previous foray into virtual reality involved guns, crime and Cockney gangsters. A tranquil and unique experience that’s quite unlike anything else on PSVR, Arca’s Path is about as far removed from The London Heist as you’ll get. Part of Sony London’s […]

Adidas is using augmented reality to sell limited-edition sneakers

It’s never been easy to buy limited-edition sneakers, especially for consumers who may not have the same resources as a reseller. This can be anything from automated scripts (aka bots), to an army of people waiting in line outside a store ready to take all the stock. That’s why brands such as Nike and Adidas […]

A tuition-free college education could soon become a reality for some residents in Virginia

The University of Virginia’s new president, Jim Ryan, announced during his inaugural ceremony that some in-state students will be able to attend the school tuition-free. The provision would apply to students whose families earn less than $ 80,000 annually. Students whose families earn less than $ 30,000 will also be eligible for free room and […]

This personal jet glider turns science fiction into reality

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Videos,Autoblog Minute,Original Video A truly exhilarating experience Continue reading This personal jet glider turns science fiction into reality This personal jet glider turns science fiction into reality originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 20 Oct 2018 11:14:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email […]

YouTube users question sanity, reality as service goes dark worldwide

YouTube videos began returning errors around 9pm EST. The site infrastructure still loads, but the videos themselves do not play and are replaced by error messages imploring users to “please try again later.” The video-sharing website is seeing a massive service disruption across the northeastern United States, as well as parts of West and East […]