Firefighter AR Smart Visor

These AR glasses give firefighters Predator-style thermal vision

By about 23 mins ago.

These AR glasses give firefighters Predator-style thermal vision

Augmented reality might factor in to the future of firefighting.

This week, a team from the École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), a research institute in Switzerland, revealed the smart visor they have been working on that will help firefighters see through smoke and darkness while simultaneously freeing up their hands and allowing them to do their jobs with less constraints.

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Ghost Recon Wildlands New Trailer

‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’ trailer shows off the game’s massive open world

By about 7 hours ago.

‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’ trailer shows off the game’s massive open world

Much like the characters featured in the game itself, Ghost Recon Wildlands has been surprisingly hard to find over the past several months. After being unveiled at Ubisoft’s E3 press conference last year, Wildlands immediately went into hiding, with nary a screenshot or a trailer to be found.

In fact, I’d nearly forgotten the game even existed. Until today. More →

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Thor Ragnarok Hulk Role

Mark Ruffalo says we’re going to get ‘a lot more Hulk’ in Thor: Ragnarok

By on May 25, 2016 at 6:10 PM.

Mark Ruffalo says we’re going to get ‘a lot more Hulk’ in Thor: Ragnarok

After raking in over a billion dollars at the box office and receiving near-universal praise from critics, it’s hard to deny that Captain America: Civil War was a massive success for Marvel. Sadly, even with its enormous budget and its long running time, Civil War didn’t have room for all of our favorite heroes.

But don’t worry, Hulk fans — the Green Goliath can’t be held back for long.

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Best American Movies of All Time

100 incredible movies that everyone needs to see before they die

By on May 25, 2016 at 4:10 PM.

100 incredible movies that everyone needs to see before they die

There is an overwhelming amount of media to consume in 2016.

You can catch up on the latest episodes of a network TV show, go to the theater to watch a multi-million dollar blockbuster, log in to Netflix to binge on the latest original series or jump on a PlayStation 4 to play a 60-hour game.

With so much content at our disposal, it’s easy to just give up and watch Seinfeld reruns, which is why it’s always nice to have a list of suggestions from others.

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Xbox One 4K Console Rumors

Report: Upgraded Xbox One with 4K, Oculus Rift support will launch in 2017

By on May 25, 2016 at 1:55 PM.

Report: Upgraded Xbox One with 4K, Oculus Rift support will launch in 2017

With less than a month to go until E3 2016, the rumor mill has begun to kick into high gear. On Wednesday, Kotaku published a report claiming that Microsoft will release a cheaper, smaller Xbox One before the end of the year while an upgraded Xbox One console with upgraded specs will launch in 2017. More →

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Preacher Episode 1 Streaming Free

Watch AMC’s ‘Preacher’ pilot free on YouTube

By on May 25, 2016 at 12:15 PM.

Watch AMC’s ‘Preacher’ pilot free on YouTube

The summer TV lineup has become increasingly watchable over the past few years. Even with Game of Thrones ending in a few weeks, there will still be plenty of worthwhile television to keep up with, perhaps most notably AMC’s new supernatural drama, Preacher — a violent show with heart and a sense of humor.

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Game of Thrones Season 8 Twist

‘Game of Thrones’ has one huge twist left, but it’ll be years before we see it

By on May 25, 2016 at 9:35 AM.

‘Game of Thrones’ has one huge twist left, but it’ll be years before we see it

If you watched Game of Thrones this past Sunday, you witnessed one of the most surprising episodes in the show’s six-year run. Here’s something that probably won’t surprise you: Game of Thrones has more twists in store.

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Warcraft Movie Review Roundup

‘Warcraft’ review roundup: Another underwhelming video game movie

By on May 25, 2016 at 9:06 AM.

‘Warcraft’ review roundup: Another underwhelming video game movie

After spending years in development hell, the Warcraft movie is finally coming to theaters early next month. Featuring quite possibly the largest budget ever for a movie based on a video game, Warcraft is likely expected to counteract years of misguided attempts to bring popular game franchises to the big screen.

Unfortunately, early reviews paint a far more discouraging picture.

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Summer 2016 Weather Predictions

Prepare for another scorching summer in the US

By on May 24, 2016 at 6:00 PM.

Prepare for another scorching summer in the US

As we approach the end of May, it’s finally beginning to heat up — even in the colder regions of the United States. It’s a welcome change after winter decided to stick around for a few extra weeks, but come mid-July, there’s a good chance we’ll all be wishing for snow. This summer is going to be a rough one.

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Google Maps Ads

Google Maps will soon be flooded with ads

By on May 24, 2016 at 5:15 PM.

Google Maps will soon be flooded with ads

Without question, Google Maps is one of the most widely used and highly regarded navigation apps in the industry, but an upcoming change might be enough to convince some users to give other apps a try.

In a blog post on Tuesday, Google revealed that it will begin experimenting with local search ads on Google Maps. Ads for nearby businesses will appear on both the desktop and mobile version of Google Maps, giving advertisers the ability to show off their stores when users search for goods or services they carry. More →

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Clueless Gamer Overwatch

Clueless Gamer: Conan plays ‘Overwatch’ with Tyrion and Cersei Lannister

By on May 24, 2016 at 11:19 AM.

Clueless Gamer: Conan plays ‘Overwatch’ with Tyrion and Cersei Lannister

Following months of anticipation, Blizzard’s new game Overwatch launched this week. Born out of the wreckage of a scrapped project known internally as Titan, Overwatch is a team-based first-person shooter in which players can choose from 21 different characters, each with their own special weapons and abilities.

To celebrate the launch, Conan O’Brien decided to invite Lena Headey (Cersei) and Peter Dinklage (Tyrion) of Game of Thrones fame to play a few rounds.

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Google Paris Raid Tax Fraud

Google’s Paris HQ raided in tax fraud, money laundering investigation

By on May 24, 2016 at 8:41 AM.

Google’s Paris HQ raided in tax fraud, money laundering investigation

Google’s headquarters in Paris were raided by French tax officials and law enforcement on Tuesday morning as part of an investigation over alleged tax fraud. The news was first reported by French outlet Le Parisien and then later confirmed to Reuters by sources who claim the raid began at 5:00AM local time.

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