Tag Archive: Virtual


Use a virtual private network for real peace of mind [Deals]

Getting online can be scary business, with data thieves, hackers, even the government’s snooping eye always looming. One of the best ways to stay secure and anonymous while browsing is via a virtual private network, or VPN, which creates a secured digital tunnel between you and your web activity. And right now you can get […]

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Gene Munster thinks virtual reality will be the ultimate iPhone killer

Hit-and-miss Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster (a.k.a. the “Apple television set is coming” guy) has a somewhat wacky theory in his latest note to clients: that Apple will not only announce its own virtual reality project at some point in the future, but that this will prove to be the real iPhone killer. And that […]

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Affordable camera might bring virtual reality to the masses

Han Jin was looking through the eyes of the robot and could see the future. But the story doesn’t end well for the robot. Jin’s view, with his colleagues’ support, put robot building on hold. The team changed direction, using the robot’s seeing mechanism to develop a Virtual Reality camera that could be put in […]

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Choose your online armor with the virtual private network that’s best for you [Deals]

Encrypting transactions, bypassing location restrictions, anonymizing browsing — the reasons for connecting to the web through a virtual private network are many, but so are the options. Luckily we’ve found four VPN services that are going for a fraction of the normal price, meaning instead of searching for a deal you can just choose the […]

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Google shoots first with Star Wars virtual reality series

Google has teamed up with Disney and Verizon to develop a new virtual reality series in celebration of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. The story ties directly into the new movie, and Google Cardboard owners can enjoy it on December 2 — but there’s more to check out today! Alongside the virtual reality series, Disney and Google are launching […]

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YouTube is now showing virtual reality video

It’s time to dust off that virtual reality headset that you’ve hardly used since the day it arrived, because the biggest video platform on the planet now supports VR video. Google CEO Sundar Pichai today announced that YouTube has begun offering its first VR video, which can be enjoyed with Google Cardboard. YouTube often embraces new […]

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This headset turns your smartphone into a virtual reality gateway [Deals]

The age of virtual reality is here, and you’re probably closer to taking part in this exciting new form of interaction and storytelling than you think. If you’ve got a smart phone, you’ve got most of what you need to drop into virtual reality today — the only other thing you’ll need is something like […]

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Future iMac could project its own virtual keyboard

Future Apple devices could boast a smart projector accessory, according to a patent published today. As one of 46 newly-published patents, the technology described would allow Apple to incorporate features such as a virtual projected keyboard into future iMacs. Just like the iPhone’s UI, this could make it possible for Apple to feature a slightly […]

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Virtual reality on your iPhone is just a Shot away

For all that is written about Virtual Reality, most of us have never donned that funky headset to experience it. The sensation behind the VR viewer might be cool, but it remains to be seen if the hardware will find its way into every home. The founders of a startup company called Shot might have […]

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Uber’s new video game puts you behind the virtual wheel

Uber, the disruptive (and controversial) ride-sharing service, has a real problem. If you want to corner the market on the backs of a global workforce of what are essentially freelancers, how do you ensure that they all know how to… Read more ›