Zeiss VR One Connect puts PC games on mobile VR headsets

00 PC-powered VR gaming requires a minimum $500 investment just for the headset, but Zeiss and Steam have introduced a cheaper way to do it. The Zeiss VR One Connect runs SteamVR games powered by a PC, but sends a pre-rendered display signal to a smartphone installed in a mobile VR headset. You can then game using a pair of Zeiss wireless controllers, connected by Bluetooth to your iOS or Android smartphone with a screen between 4.7 and 5.5…

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Google pulls 300 Android apps used for DDoS attacks

Google pulls 300 Android apps used for DDoS attacks

00 If a random storage manager or video player you downloaded recently has disappeared from your Android device, don’t worry: it might have been for your own good. Google has removed 300 apps from the Play store, which were apparently merely masquerading as legitimate applications. In truth, they were made to hi-jack your phone so it can be used as part of a botnet’s distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. WireX, as the botnet is called, pummeled several content…

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The Insta360 One is a consumer 360 camera with tons of flexibility

The Insta360 One is a consumer 360 camera with tons of flexibility

00 The Insta360 brand has quickly become known for consumer 360 photography products, and the new Insta360 One is its latest device designed for mobile immersive imaging. The new Insta360 One offers 4K video resolution, and 24 MP stills, as well as the ability to work in a completely standalone mode, remotely with your phone as a Bluetooth controller, and plugged in directly to your iPhone using your smartphone’s display as the viewfinder. This latest Insta360 camera…

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Hands on: Nikon D850 review

Hands on: Nikon D850 review

00 The Nikon D850 is finally here! After months of speculation, and Nikon itself teasing us last month that the camera actually existed and was in development, the D850 has been officially announced – and boy, has it been worth the wait. Replacing the brilliant 36.3MP D810, the D850 certainly has big shoes to fill, but with a specification as impressive as this we’re sure there’s plenty here to get photographers excited. We were lucky enough…

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5 Top DIY Gadgets to Turn Your Home into a Smart Home

5 Top DIY Gadgets to Turn Your Home into a Smart Home

00 With all of the technology out there today, it is easier than ever to turn your humble abode into a technology rich space. Here 5 of the best DIY projects you can do this weekend to make your home just a little smarter. Voice Activated Garage Door If you own a home, you likely have a garage door. Instead of having to press that pesky button, why not make your garage door voice activated?…

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Meet the Gigantic Desktop iPod of the 1970s

Meet the Gigantic Desktop iPod of the 1970s

00 Back in the days before iPods and portable music players, people had to settle for large collections of cassettes, CDs, and other music storage device to keep their favorite songs on. In the 1970s, there existed few machines that could keep large amounts of music readily playable for home use. Called the RS-296, this machine was capable of stocking 2 days worth of cassette tapes ready to play whenever the user desired. It weighed…

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The Reason Behind That Bulky Cylinder on Your Charging Cord

The Reason Behind That Bulky Cylinder on Your Charging Cord

00 Have you ever wondered why there was a bulky cylinder attached to the end of your laptop or mobile device charging cord? These cylinders are also common on keyboard cables as well. Each casing includes what are called ferrite beads, which are used to eliminate energy loss in the cord. They are sometimes called EMI filters or chokes, but they are always used to make charging and power transfer more efficient. [Image Source: Wikimedia]…

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Nintendo is Releasing New Mini NES with 30 Built-in Games

Nintendo is Releasing New Mini NES with 30 Built-in Games

00 New miniature NES console with 30 built-in games [Image Source: Nintendo of America] Still riding off of the insanely successful launch of Pokemon Go, Nintendo just announced that their next console will be a miniature NES classic. The 1980s era console will be released on November 11th with 30 preloaded games from the original NES costing US$59.99. The company has hopes of capturing more of that nostalgia in buyers and maybe educating some of the younger…

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Fully Integrated Badio Combines the Ultimate SmartLight with Radio

Fully Integrated Badio Combines the Ultimate SmartLight with Radio

00 [Image Source: Badio] Everything in our world, from refrigerators to couches, is becoming integrated with technology, and now your bathroom light is getting an upgrade into the realm of smart technology. This smartlight is called Badio, and it isn’t just a light, it connects to your smartphone and can access over 10,000 music channels to play on command. Not only this, but you can use it to set the mood, or automatically adjust the…

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