You know how it is: You want to get from point A to point B but you've seen everything on that route before. Or perhaps you're just bored with reality. Microsoft's DreamWalker hopes to help there. DreamWalker is a wearable VR system concept designed to be used in the real world, offering another view of the world while also not letting you step into traffic. Hopefully.
For autistic children, online social interactions can be just as fraught as those in the offline world. The community at Autcraft, which is built around a customised version of the popular game Minecraft, has set out to create a safe virtual playground.
In this week's Light Start, Huawei's OS has a new name, The Great Hack hits Netflix, Microsoft is closing some games, and Resident Evil 3 gets an upgrade.
Man, these product tie-ins are getting complicated. Last week Microsoft teased a throwback to its initial Windows operation system, Windows 1.0. At the time, we had no idea why all the time travel. Now, we know. It was indeed a tie-in with Stranger Things Season 3, which released last week on that one holiday Americans are always surprised the rest of the world doesn't celebrate.
The HoloLens is a powerful example of this, as multiple demonstrations of its capabilities showed. The original model was launched four years ago and was used by NASA for its Mars Rover mission. Because of the eight-minute delay in communications from earth to the red planet, controllers needed to map, plan and execute the path the rover would take, former NASA Administrator Charles Bolden told me...[Read More]
In this week's Light Start we have technical Windows things, military Thor, the new Xbox console (one of em), and Genshin Impact.
So you want to smell like a gamer, do you? Contrary to popular stereotype, gamers smell just like everyone else. But, just like everyone else, your mileage may vary (particularly on the final day of the rAge LAN). There's a specific gamer smell on the way, however, courtesy of Microsoft Xbox and Lynx -- the Unilever brand that we know in South Africa as Axe.