Austrumi Linux Is Loaded With Language Laziness

Austrumi Linux Is Loaded With Language Laziness

Austrumi Linux's new default desktop is sparse, with a panel bar on top and a favorites bar along the right edge of the screen.A single click within the System menu radically changes the desktop style in the latest release of Austrumi Linux.

San Diego-based virtual reality startup becomes first US-based company to join EU government supercomputing efforts against SARS-CoV-2

San Diego-based virtual reality startup becomes first US-based company to join EU government supercomputing efforts against SARS-CoV-2

SAN DIEGO, /PRNewswire/ -- Nanome Inc., a virtual reality software startup, has joined Exscalate4Cov (E4C), a coordinated supercomputing project funded by the European Union (EU) Commission to screen chemical libraries for potential activity against SARS-CoV-2 (the coronavirus that causes COVID-19).

Lenovo Duet: Chrome OS Shines on Innovative 2-in-1

Lenovo Duet: Chrome OS Shines on Innovative 2-in-1

Lenovo introduced innovations that push the limits of Chrome OS-powered tablets with a new 2-in-1 form factor in the IdeaPad Chromebook Duet.The Duet, released last month, is Lenovo's attempt to fill that niche with a new Chromebook form factor that runs Android and Linux apps within Chrome OS.

Which VR Productivity App is Right For Me?

Which VR Productivity App is Right For Me?

As more and more people come across this virtualized world, I think it’s worth highlighting what popular/effective solutions for working in VR exist today and rating them based on the specific qualities that we’ve found make people the most productive in VR: Screen(s) Practicality , Focus , Collaboration , Comfortability , and Aesthetics.

MakuluLinux Delivers Modernity With New Core Platform

MakuluLinux Delivers Modernity With New Core Platform

If you are looking for a well-designed Linux distro that is far from mainstream, loaded with performance features not found elsewhere, check out the 2020 upgrade of the MakuluLinux Core distro.

How to Fix Your Phone or Tablet's Broken Screen

How to Fix Your Phone or Tablet's Broken Screen

Cracked or broken mobile device screens can be costly to fix, but a few inexpensive do-it-yourself strategies can eliminate a repair shop visit and salvage your tablet or phone.Step 5: Remove the LCD-containing chassis from the front frame or bezel and glass assembly by unscrewing a second batch of screws.

Bigscreen VR Launches On-Demand Content In Response To Increased Traffic

Bigscreen VR Launches On-Demand Content In Response To Increased Traffic

Since its launch on PC VR headsets back in 2016, socialVR entertainment platform Bigscreen has seen thousands of people from all around the globe jumping into VR to enjoy 3D films like Star Trek: Into Darkness and Interstellar alongside both friends and total strangers.

How BlackBerry Could Make Voting From Smartphones Secure

How BlackBerry Could Make Voting From Smartphones Secure

I'll share some thoughts on how technology could enable secure voting, and then close with my product of the week: a new Laptop from HP that could be perfect for people working from home.

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook: Is the Ultimate Chrome OS Platform Worth the Price?

Samsung Galaxy Chromebook: Is the Ultimate Chrome OS Platform Worth the Price?

Despite the Galaxy Chromebook's stunning aesthetics, Mercury Gray or bold Fiesta Red color options, and packed configuration, it is up against two potentially demanding competitors -- The Google Pixelbook and the Asus Chromebook Flip C436, according to reviewers.

Virtual Pets, Virtual People and Virtual Immortality

Virtual Pets, Virtual People and Virtual Immortality

Moving the processing to the cloud potentially allows unlimited headroom without the need to carry a workstation on our bodies -- a solution for limitation No. Besides, that extra processing power can create an artificial intelligence that behaves realistically like an animal or even a human.

VR movie-watching service Bigscreen will offer Paramount films

VR movie-watching service Bigscreen will offer Paramount films

Previously, users could use watch a streaming service like Netflix or Twitch in a Bigscreen environment, or join a friend's multiplayer room to view a shared desktop.

VR Headset Comparison of Vive Cosmos vs. Oculus Rift S

VR Headset Comparison of Vive Cosmos vs. Oculus Rift S

A tethered VR headset, like the Vive or Rift S, hook up to a computer and drop you into immersive digital worlds and experiences as you stand or sit in the real world.Like the Vive Cosmos, the Rift S has a head strap and adjustable halo design.

Tetris Effect on PC takes a classic even closer to perfection

Tetris Effect on PC takes a classic even closer to perfection

Going diving in the menus to find the best combination of gameplay and visual options makes it clear that there is no wrong way to play Tetris Effect, and the game will be ready for whatever upgrade might come to your gaming PC in the near future.

Save 40% on Starblazer on Steam

Save 40% on Starblazer on Steam

Oculus, Windows Mixed Reality, and Vive Update. Bug fixes:- Fleetbuilder uploads are now being saved again properly (broken accidentally in last patch).- Ship highlights would get stuck in Fleetbuilder right after a Menu UI interaction.

Top 8 Oculus Quest Tips That Will Come in Handy

Top 8 Oculus Quest Tips That Will Come in Handy

These Oculus Quest tips I am about to share are mostly safe, and the ones that require caution… are mentioned with the word “caution”. Tip #7: Use swappable covers when sweating a lot, or sharing your headset.

Amazon Debuts Echo Show 5: Smaller, Cheaper, More Private

Amazon Debuts Echo Show 5: Smaller, Cheaper, More Private

To address the issue, the Echo Show 5 has the following features: A microphone/camera off button like its predecessors; A built-in camera shutter so users can get visual privacy while using the device; A clear visual indicator that shows when audio or video is streaming to the cloud; and The ability to delete users' voice recordings when they say "Alexa, delete everything I said today."

How to Set Up Your Computer to Auto-Restart After a Power Outage

How to Set Up Your Computer to Auto-Restart After a Power Outage

Getting your PC to restart automatically after a power outage involves getting the computer to "see" the power returning by making some changes to the PC's BIOS settings and installing the UPS-included software.

The Rebirth of the Personal Computer

The Rebirth of the Personal Computer

Still, I think this is going to lead to a class of wearable computers that will let users define the size of the virtual display, wear the device for extended periods, increasingly use a voice interface (which certainly will promote office-based noise canceling headphones), and perhaps eliminate the need for smartphones, tablets and PCs as we know them.

Bigscreen Update Adds 8-Bit, CRT And Night Mode

Bigscreen Update Adds 8-Bit, CRT And Night Mode

The Bigscreen developers see that some people spend many hours in their application and, with that understanding, the team is adding a Night Mode option in The Filter Update. The Filters Update is also adding some new setting options and presets for different types of content users access in the Bigscreen beta.

Pixel Ripped 1989

Pixel Ripped 1989

PlayStation®VR and PlayStation®Camera are required. VR Games may cause some players to experience motion sickness. In the game, the player inhabits Nicola, a second-grade student who must help Dot save both realities from this menace by facing challenges in the retrogaming 2D world, all while distracting the cranky teacher and escaping from the furious headmaster in her own 3D world.

HTC Streamlink turns VR headsets into big screens for console gaming

HTC Streamlink turns VR headsets into big screens for console gaming

I was able to briefly try this feature with a Vive Focus connected to an Xbox One S, and the viewing experience was no different than the usual virtual theater apps on my own Focus -- I could even resize the virtual screen if needed.

HTC’s new Vive Focus Plus VR headset will cost $799 and ship next month

HTC’s new Vive Focus Plus VR headset will cost $799 and ship next month

It’s loosely similar to the upcoming Oculus Quest , but instead of aiming at a mass-market gaming audience, HTC designed the Vive Focus Plus for business customers.

Oculus Rift S vs Oculus Quest: which new VR Headset is right for you?

Oculus Rift S vs Oculus Quest: which new VR Headset is right for you?

With the Oculus Quest , announced in late 2018 and expected for the spring of 2019, the firm of Mark Zuckerberg is preparing to launch two new virtual reality headsets .

Nintendo Labo VR hands-on: virtual reality goes DIY

Nintendo Labo VR hands-on: virtual reality goes DIY

Six Toy-Con creations can be made, including a blaster, camera, elephant, bird, and a pedal, in addition to a pair of VR goggles.

Apple Boosts Performance in New iPad Air and Mini

Apple Boosts Performance in New iPad Air and Mini

"Today the iPad family takes two big leaps forward with an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Air that brings high-end size, features and performance at a breakthrough price, and a major upgrade to the 7.9-inch iPad mini, which also brings Apple Pencil, Retina display and the A12 Bionic chip to the many customers that love its compact size," said Phil Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide marketing.

Working in VR 8+ hrs/day

Working in VR 8+ hrs/day

This makes pixel-density an issue when focusing on “closer” objects that should have more detail. So as a solution, the Half Dome team at Oculus will use eye-tracking technology to detect pupillary convergence, and thus, adjusting the screen’s distance to the user’s eyes to increase/decrease apparent pixel-density.

HoloLens 2 vs Magic Leap One: what is the best AR headset in 2019?

HoloLens 2 vs Magic Leap One: what is the best AR headset in 2019?

With its new hand tracking system and voice recognition technology, the Microsoft HoloLens 2 far surpasses the Magic Leap One in terms of tracking and control options.

HoloLens 2: Going hands-on with holograms

HoloLens 2: Going hands-on with holograms

The company demonstrated this at the product's launch as it showed how the same model could be viewed by both a HoloLens 2 and an iPad. In this instance, the iOS or Android device uses its native rendering capabilities (ARKit or ARCore), but Microsoft's Azure infrastructure can manage the anchor points and room mapping that Microsoft says has been a challenge for mixed reality developers.

VR Tech in the Samsung Galaxy S10

VR Tech in the Samsung Galaxy S10

However, due to their cost, many people still experience virtual reality through their mobile phones. Fortunately, mobile phone technology is also improving all the time, leading to more accessible VR experiences. Samsung is definitely the industry leader when it comes to mobile-phone-based virtual reality technology.

Inside a Fukushima reactor: How VR gave me a scary-real experience

Inside a Fukushima reactor: How VR gave me a scary-real experience

Fukushima turns to robots to fix the future "We believe that testing a developed technology … by using equipment similar to the real one before applying the actual facility, will make the construction on site more feasible," says Hideki Yagi, general manager of Tepco's Nuclear Power Communications Unit.