New job postings suggest keen interest
It was made clear earlier this month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that 2016 would be the year that virtual reality (VR) finally becomes available in consumer formats to initial enthusiast public audiences. Some of the major competitors we’ve seen in this space so far include Facebook-owned Oculus with its Rift headset, Sony’s PlayStation VR headset and HTC’s Vive Pre headset, which we explored here.
A much needed interface for virtual environments
Recently, a New York-based startup has emerged from the shadows and promises to give virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) users a much more natural alternative controller interface for their new headset toys than the proprietary ones emerging with each new device.
Remembers your p*rn
Nvidia fanboys can be safely assured that details of their visits to smut sites over the last two years have been lovingly recorded by their GPU.
Allows fanboys to defect
Search engine outfit Google is offering Apple fanboys a way to get a proper smartwatch without losing the only product that Jobs’ Mob makes – the iPhone.
You will know that you have been tangoed
Google and Lenovo are teaming up to build a smartphone using Project Tango’s 3D augmented reality technology.
$6 million in free advertising claimed
A Scientology activist has claimed that in 2014, Google gave about $6 million in free advertising to the Church of Scientology.
Even worse than Flash
Fruity cargo cult Apple is actually peddling software which is even less secure than Adobe Flash Player, according to new statistics.
Ford to become first of many in potential partnership
According to the recent report, there is evidence for a good chance that tech giant Google and automotive giant Ford Motor Company may be partnering up at the Consumer Electronics Show this week to announce a joint partnership on self-driving vehicles powered by Google technology.
Two years in prison
The UK government is threatening to jail leaders of tech companies who warn their customers that they have been victims of government spying.