Saturday, November 18, 2017

Gadgets

Gadgets

Contact CI’s Exotendon system brings touch to VR

Sometimes the coolest demos at a convention are tucked away in the back corners, far from the bright lights and big booths industry stalwarts. One of the hidden gems of...

VR skateboarding at E3

I’ve been skateboarding for longer than I care mention, and I still had to hold onto the damn railings. I’m going to blame it on the screwy sense...

Crowdsourced data can teach your phone to follow your eyes

Eye tracking has always been a tough problem. Multi-camera solutions existed in order to sense the position of the eyes in 3D space, but in general watching where...

11 of the coolest video game trailers from E3

We’ve been focused on VR and non-traditional gaming here at E3 this year, but that doesn’t mean we’ve been walking around with our eyes closed. You might not...

Devolver Digital co-founder Mike Wilson on becoming the “Sub Pop for games”

“Doom was made by six dudes in six months. And that’s where we are again — it’s come full circle.” That’s Mike Wilson, co-founder of Devolver Digital, a...

Review: Dog & Bone LockSmart

Padlocks have always been pretty straightforward, haven't they? Simply lock one up and keep its key in a safe place so you can open it up again. Not much more to it, is...

A device called the Remo spots a market for automating wall mount air conditioners

I’m usually cautious about Kickstarter campaigns, but when the data looks right I’m encouraged to peer deeper. Haruumi Shiode reached out to me with his CleanTech concept for a...

Review: ExoLens’ Zeiss iPhone lenses turns your phone into a full-fledged camera

Anyone even remotely interested in cameras knows that Zeiss lenses are the gold standard. But the 170-year-old company’s lenses can cost thousands of dollars each, making them pretty inaccessible...

Luma’s home WiFi boosting system goes up for sale, will hit Best Buy stores...

Been a long time coming, but Luma’s finally ready to start shipping units to eager early adopters of the hardware startup’s home WiFi system. The routers, which have...

Good VR is great — and bad VR is abysmal

I don’t want VR to be boring. It’s strange to think that something so futuristic and...