Virtual reality has (justifiably) been the biggest story in the tech world over the past few weeks. Oculus launched the Rift, HTC launched the Vive and gamers are finally getting the chance to see how much potential VR has. But you don’t have to spend $600 on a headset to digitally alter the world around you.
Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May won’t be returning for the next season of Top Gear, but that doesn’t mean that the BBC is giving up on the property altogether. In fact, on Wednesday morning, the BBC announced an online spinoff called Extra Gear, which will launch alongside the new season of Top Gear in May.
If there’s one game that everyone has been dying to see make the transition to virtual reality, it’s Minecraft. With its infinite, procedural generated worlds, it could be one of the first VR games with the ability to complete immerse players from the minute they put on their headsets — and now it’s finally available on the Gear VR.
Right on the heels of its first successful sea landing, SpaceX announced on Wednesday that it is planning to send a Dragon spacecraft to Mars as soon as 2018. SpaceX says that the proposed Red Dragon craft will inform the “overall Mars architecture,” but has yet to release any details about the mission.
Let’s start with the obvious: there will be a new Call of Duty this fall. Until everyone on the planet stops picking up the latest version of Activision’s incredibly popular first-person shooter, we’re going to keep seeing new entries year in and year out. And now we might know the name of 2016’s entry. More →
According to the latest delegate count from RealClearPolitics, Hillary Clinton is leading Bernie Sanders by 752 delegates. Even taking away the superdelegates that have pledged their support to Clinton, Sanders is still losing by a significant margin.
To make matters even worse for Sanders, CNN’s Political Prediction Market has Clinton’s odds of winning all five states during Tuesday’s primaries at 85% or higher.
No matter where you work — whether it’s at home in your personal study, in a cubicle at an office building or in a factory — there are always precautions that you need to take in order to keep yourself and your coworkers safe. For example, don’t operate heavy machinery when you’re exhausted and always remember to throw away your tuna salad sandwich before it starts to stink.
It’s been several months since Sony announced it would be producing an animated movie based entirely on the emoji that live in our Facebook messages and text conversations, but everyone was still finding it hard to believe until the studio explained what the film would be about at CinemaCon 2016 earlier this month.
Later today, Blizzard will launch the third major expansion for Hearthstone, titled Whispers of the Old Gods. As with previous expansions, Whispers of the Old Gods will add a new card pack to the store with 134 new cards to collect, but before you start spending, you should know that you can get your first several packs for free. More →
In 2016, Microsoft doesn’t carry quite the same cachet that it did a decade ago. Although Windows 10 has been widely praised as a step in the right direction, the company has never been able to garner the same good will that Apple has been swimming in for nearly a decade now. So who’s to blame?
Dozens of YouTube videos have already shown us the potential of Tesla’s semi-autonomous Autopilot feature, but according to Elon Musk, we’ve only seen the tip of the iceberg. Electrek reports that Musk told an audience last week during a talk in Norway that early data from Autopilot shows that drivers are significantly safer in their cars when the feature is activated.