Tag: gear


Facebook’s Gear VR app allows you to view 360-degree photos and videos

March 9, 2017

Via: Phone Arena

Although some may still consider it to be a niche product, virtual reality is steadily becoming more available and popular. While Oculus VR and the HTC Vive still remain inaccessible to most people due to their demanding PC specification requirements, […]

Gadgets, News and Press

Integrating new drone ships and flying drones into US naval operations

October 17, 2016

Via: NextBigFuture

The US Navy’s new robotic ships and drones will initially be put into fleet operations that free up ships and planes for more critical tasks The 130-foot anti-submarine medium-displacement trimaran does not seek to replace anything a destroyer is doing, […]

Gadgets, News and Press

T-Mobile Alcatel Idol 4S with Windows 10 leaked… well, the box of it, anyways

October 5, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

As expected, the Nexus name is gone for Google’s phones, replaced by “Pixel,” which comes in 5” and 5.5” sizes and have identical specs other than the battery (2770 mAh and 3450 mAh, respectively). Unlike most of the Nexus phones, […]

iOS, iPhone

U.S. Army switching from Android to the iPhone 6s due to poor performance

July 19, 2016

Via: 9to5Mac

According to, the United States Army’s Special Operations Command will switch from Android to the iPhone. In the past, the Army has given soldiers an Android Tactical Assault Kit, equipped with what was believed to be a variant of […]


Hands-on review: Samsung Gear Fit 2

June 3, 2016

Via: Tech Radar

Right off the bat, Samsung’s Gear Fit 2 sews up the shortcomings of the original Gear Fit. How? To rattle off a few examples, it works on any Android phone, so long as you have KitKat (4.4) or above. The […]


Google to make its own Daydream headset and controller

May 20, 2016

Via: Pocket Now

Google expanded its Cardboard VR efforts with the announcement of its Daydream project at I/O yesterday. But while manufacturers are working off of the reference designs for the requisite headset and controller right now, Google itself has gone on to […]

Gadgets, News and Press

HTC Vive Launch Day News &First Impressions

April 6, 2016

Via: Anandtech

After what seems like entirely too long a wait, the consumer VR headset business is finally in full swing. Last week we saw the launch of Oculus’s Rift, and now this week we have the second of the major VR […]

Editorial, Gadgets

How Sony Future Lab set out to conquer the gadget world

March 31, 2016

Via: James Hughes

The Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation Sony launched this year its Research and Development (R&D) initiative called Sony Future Lab. Dedicated to shaping the future of gadgets, this company arm is set to design and produce prototypes of their future technologies. […]


Sony’s PlayStation VR headset is coming in October for $399

March 16, 2016

Via: TechHive

Sony’s long-awaited virtual reality headset for the PlayStation games console will go on sale around the world in October, the company said Tuesday. The PlayStation VR had originally been scheduled to launch in the first half of this year, but […]


Vive Is $200 More Expensive Than Oculus Rift, But It Might Be a Better Deal

February 22, 2016

Via: Motherboard

The emerging virtual reality market was already on the edge of its seat in anticipation of HTC and Valve’s expected announcement of the price for their HTC Vive virtual reality headset at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona tomorrow. But […]


LTE shows it can slim down like the cool kids for IoT

February 17, 2016

Via: TechHive

LTE is the champion for smartphone service, but in the Internet of Things, it’s just starting to become a challenger. On Tuesday, Sequans Communications announced what it called the first chip for LTE Category M, a variant of the global […]


7 rugged gadgets for harsh conditions

September 7, 2015

Via: itCurated

Do you work in harsh environments that are dusty or wet, or often take part in extreme activities? Or perhaps you’re prone to dropping, knocking or spilling on your electronics? Whether you have an extreme job or lifestyle that still […]