Tue.May 17, 2022

The Apple Car Could Feature VR Technology And No Windows

VRScout

Who needs windows when you have VR? It was back in 2014 that Apple first began the development of its own automotive vehicle.

Preview: ‘Shores of Loci’ is a Gorgeous 3D Puzzler Coming to Quest 2 & SteamVR Next Week

Road to VR

First time VR studio MikeTeevee is soon to release Shores of Loci , a 3D puzzle game backed by gorgeous and fantastical visuals. The game is set for an Early Access release on Quest 2 via App Lab and SteamVR on May 24th.

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This Motion Simulator Lets You ‘Walk’ In VR While Sitting IRL

VRScout

A VR motion sim designed for gaming, multimedia entertainment, and workplace productivity. SitWalk is a new VR motion simulator from VR hardware and software company Mr. Art Digital Technology that allows you to move naturally throughout the virtual world from a seated position.

Latest Quest 2 Update Brings Encrypted Messenger, Parental App Locks & More

Road to VR

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The Future of eLearning in 2022: A Sensitive Eye for Authentic Translation and Localization

Speaker: Chris Paxton McMillin, President of D3 Training Solutions

To avoid awkward and sometimes disastrous learning content, instructional designers must use authentic translation in the right context to get optimal results. Join Chris Paxton, President of D3 Training Solutions, to walk through simple strategies step by step.

An Epic Cannes Film Festival Experience in the Fortnite Metaverse

ARPost

The Cannes Film Festival , one of the world’s most prestigious film fests, is coming to the Fortnite metaverse. Brut. , an official media partner of the festival, offers a cinema experience like no other for gamers and film enthusiasts.

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FDA Authorizes Pfizer Booster For Children 5 And Older

Slashgear

In its latest Emergency Use Authorization update, the U.S. FDA says children as young as 5 years old can now receive the Pfizer COVID-19 booster shot. Health News

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TCL Presents Ultra Compact 2K VR LCDs With 120 Hz Refresh Rate

Upload VR

At Display Week 2022 TCL presented the most compact LCD panel for VR we’ve seen yet. The primary driver of the size and bulk of today’s VR headsets is the display-optics assembly – both the size of the display and the lenses used to magnify it over a relatively wide field of view.

Whatever Happened To The Bitcoin Pizza Guy?

Slashgear

We took a look at the original Bitcoin Pizza Guy's original deed, another contribution he's made to the cryptocurrency universe, and what he's doing now. Technology

Stephen King’s best movies embrace low art

Digital Trends

Novelist Stephen King embraces both high and low art, and his best adaptations take the same approach. Features Movies & TV best horror movies Horror Movies Stephen King stephen king's it the shining

Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

Old Pieces Of Technology That Still Work Today

Slashgear

Old technology doesn't necessariy mean dead technology. These 10 classic pieces of tech are proof that some ideas last for a long time. Technology

Apple is reportedly still hard at work on its first-ever foldable device

Mashable VR

Apple’s first foldable device is likely still a few years away, but that won’t stop the rumor mill from churning out juicy info about it. The latest news on that front comes courtesy of analyst and prolific predictor Ming-Chi Kuo.

Why We Can't Actually See A Black Hole

Slashgear

We now have definitive proof that black holes exist, even though we can't see them -- and ironically, that proof comes in the form of photographs. Science

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Shudder's wacky 'Revealer' trailer brings the apocalypse to 1980s Chicago

Mashable VR

There have been tens, and probably even hundreds, of movies about the apocalypse by this point. But at least to our knowledge, this is the first time one has been set in a peep show in 1980s Chicago.

Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

NASA's InSight Lander Will Keep Hunting For Marsqakes As It Runs Out Of Power

Slashgear

NASA's InSight lander is nearing the end of its life, and though it probably only has months left, it'll work until the last of its power is depleted. News Science

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Meta Revealed The Detailed Specs Of Quest 2’s LCD Display

Upload VR

At Display Week 2022 Meta revealed the detailed specs of Quest 2’s LCD panel.

The Coolest Features On Rivian's Amazon Delivery Van

Slashgear

Amazon's new fleet of Rivian delivery vans are part of a sustainability effort that also takes into account the comfort and needs of drivers. Cars Technology

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Best VR City-Building Games

VR Game Critic

VR has seen quite a few successful takes on classic strategy and simulation games, so it was only a matter of time before City Builders would rise to popularity in the medium.

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

Elon Musk Doubles Down On Twitter Bots, Says 'Deal Cannot Move Forward' Without Proof

Slashgear

Elon Musk appears to suggest he'll back out of an acquisition agreement with Twitter unless the company proves that bots account for less than 5% of its users. News Technology

NASA’s InSight Mars lander will soon succumb to dust

Digital Trends

NASA has said its InSight Mars lander will end operations in December due to a gradual loss of power caused by an accumulation of dust on its solar panels. News Space Insight insight lander Mars NASA

How To Get iPhone Assistive Touch On Your Android Phone

Slashgear

For some iPhone users, AssistiveTouch is vital to their day-to-day work. Making the switch to Android requires a few steps to find similar functionality. Technology

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'The Office' cast surprised Steve Carrell with the famous 'Goodbye, Michael' song

Mashable VR

It's no secret that Steve Carell means the world to everyone who worked on The Office. Over the years, Carell's former castmates and crew members from the workplace comedy have sung his praises and shared how devastating it was to lose him at the end of Season 7.

Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

Apple Just Figured Out A Killer Use-Case For AR

Slashgear

Apple revealed several new accessibility features that'll be arriving on iOS and macOS devices soon. One of these features might've broken the AR floodgates. News Technology

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Apple just released a bunch of security updates. Again.

Mashable VR

Yes, you've heard this one before. Apple released a slew of security updates Monday along with its latest operating system iOS 15.5.

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The Real Life Inspiration Behind Maserati's Famous Logo

Slashgear

The iconic Maserati logo's trident design is steeped in Italian history — namely a statue in Bologna known as "The Fountain of Neptune.".

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'She-Hulk' first trailer: She's not a superhero, she's just a very strong lawyer

Mashable VR

She-Hulk is nearly here, and this enormous woman will not devour us all — but she might swipe right on you on Tinder.

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How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.