Eye tracking software can gauge your intent and boredom in VR

One of the singular things about virtual reality is the freedom to look in any direction. But that’s also one of its biggest narrative problems. How does a storyteller retain control when the viewer is free to decide where to look? The answer, it see…

One of the singular things about virtual reality is the freedom to look in any direction. But that's also one of its biggest narrative problems. How does a storyteller retain control when the viewer is free to decide where to look? The answer, it see…

‘The Solus Project’ is Xbox One’s sci-fi exploration game

We’ve seen a few games graduate from the Xbox Game Preview program and become full-fledged Xbox One titles, but perhaps none as intriguing as The Solus Project. Earth is a goner, so humanity takes to the stars, with what’s left of the human race hang…

We've seen a few games graduate from the Xbox Game Preview program and become full-fledged Xbox One titles, but perhaps none as intriguing as The Solus Project. Earth is a goner, so humanity takes to the stars, with what's left of the human race hang…

Ben Heck tears down the legendary Nintendo PlayStation

We got a good, close look at the Nintendo PlayStation last year and even talked to Sony veteran Shuhei Yoshida about it, but have you ever wondered about everything inside the ill-fated game console? Ben Heckendorn, aka Ben Heck, is happy to …

We got a good, close look at the Nintendo PlayStation last year and even talked to Sony veteran Shuhei Yoshida about it, but have you ever wondered about everything inside the ill-fated game console? Ben Heckendorn, aka Ben Heck, is happy to show yo…

Siri hints at upcoming Mac support

Apple may have inadvertently erased doubts that Siri would come to the Mac. Brian Roemmele has discovered that asking iOS’ Siri the right question (such as “open settings in the window”) sometimes produces a response saying that the voice assistant…

Apple may have inadvertently erased doubts that Siri would come to the Mac. Brian Roemmele has discovered that asking iOS' Siri the right question (such as "open settings in the window") sometimes produces a response saying that the voice assistant…

The Prophix smart toothbrush will film the inside of your mouth

The American Dental Association recommends using an electric toothbrush over a manual one, but even with the added power, it’s possible to miss spots while cleaning your teeth. The forthcoming Prophix smart video toothbrush from Onvi aims to improve…

The American Dental Association recommends using an electric toothbrush over a manual one, but even with the added power, it's possible to miss spots while cleaning your teeth. The forthcoming Prophix smart video toothbrush from Onvi aims to improve…

Peter Thiel is staying on Facebook’s board of directors

Ever since news emerged that billionaire Peter Thiel is funding multiple lawsuits against Gawker Media, some have said he should step down from his position on the board of directors at Facebook. A now-public war against the media outlet that …

Ever since news emerged that billionaire Peter Thiel is funding multiple lawsuits against Gawker Media, some have said he should step down from his position on the board of directors at Facebook. A now-public war against the media outlet that he call…

LG converts its smaller, crazier projects into startups

For every idea a big corporation decides to show to the public, there are thousands sat in a vault down in its R&D labs. LG is the latest to decide that it might be worth trying to spin a profit from some of the projects that were prev…

For every idea a big corporation decides to show to the public, there are thousands sat in a vault down in its R&D labs. LG is the latest to decide that it might be worth trying to spin a profit from some of the projects that were previously cons…

Nintendo is thinking about getting (back) into the movie business

As Nintendo continues to stretch beyond gaming for new money-making opportunities, it might get into the movie biz. According to Nintendo spokesman Maokoto Wakae, details are undecided, but the results could be a big movie release… or a str…

As Nintendo continues to stretch beyond gaming for new money-making opportunities, it might get into the movie biz. According to Nintendo spokesman Maokoto Wakae, details are undecided, but the results could be a big movie release… or a straight t…