Mars astronauts could use VR to remind them of home To put it mildly, Mars astronauts are likely to feel isolation on a level that even the most daring space explorers can’t understand. How do you feel connected when Earth is just a dot in the sky? NASA, Smart Information Flow Technologies and 8i mi…

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Who's still using Windows Phones? The NYPD. Microsoft may have all but given up on Windows Phones, but rookies in the New York City Police Department are now getting them with their gun and badge. As CNET reports, the NYPD only started handing out department-issued smartphones and email addres…

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Facebook triggered a spike in US voter registration How well do those online voter registration campaigns work, really? Better than you might think. Both officials and the Center for Election Innovation & Research report that Facebook’s four-day voter registration campaign, which sent friendly 1…

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Valve's next VR hardware could be a wrist-mounted controller If last week’s Oculus Connect left you hungry for more news about virtual reality, maybe news of a new hardware out of Valve’s Steam Dev Days will do the trick. Perhaps the biggest tidbit is that the PC gaming juggernaut is working on a new controlle…

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"Squad" Tactical Shooter Game Hacks, Aimbots and Cheats Is it possible to cheat in Squad? Yes indeed it is possible to cheat in this game just like it is possible to cheat in most tactical shooters: Aimbots allow you to automatically aim and shoot your weapons to get your team ahead and eliminate the enemy […]

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HTC's Android Wear smartwatch emerges in a photo leak HTC has had on-again, off-again plans for a smartwatch for years, but it looks like something is finally starting to materialize. A Weibo user has posted what are claimed to be photos of the “Halfbeak,” an in-development Android Wear smartwatch that…

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