Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Google announces Daydream View the cloth covered headset for Daydream VR for $79

 Daydream View is the VR headset designed for Google's Daydream VR.  Daydream View includes a small wireless remote which can be stored within the headset.

Daydream View in Slate color will be available for pre-order starting October 20 at Verizon and the Google Store.

Harry Potter Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them VR experience exclusive to Google's DayDream VR

Google will exclusively have a magical VR Harry Potter Fantasic Beasts experience.

DayDream VR with controller will allow a user to virtually hold a wand and be in the magical world of Fantastic Beasts.

Google Pixel Phones - Specs and Price

 Google has announced their Pixel phones, with Pixel having a 5 inch screen and Pixel XL having a 5.5 inch screen.  Pixel is the first Dream VR compatible phone.

Specs include the following:
Aluminum unibody and polished glass
Qualcomm Snapdragon 821
Quad Core

Friday, September 23, 2016

Snapchat Changes Name to Snap and Introduces Spectacles - Sunglasses Mounted with Two Cameras

Snapchat has announced a name change to Snap.

In addition to this name change, Snap has introduced their first step into the hardware world with Spectacles, a pair of sunglasses with 2 total cameras - one mounted on each lens.  Spectacles is capable of recording 10 second video clips from the wearers POV. A tap of a button near the hinge will start another clip recording.  Spectacles transfers the clips to the phone wirelessly. Camera lens angle is 115 degrees giving it a field of view closer to the human eye.

Spectacles will be slowly released to market with a limited production. Snap will test the market and see if there is demand before producing more. Spectacles will be priced at $129.99

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 Inspired By Back To The Future On Sale November 28, 2016

Nike has released further information about the HyperAdapt 1.0.  Consumers will soon be able to RSVP for a Nike Experience and purchase a pair beginning November 28, 2016. Further details will be announced in the following weeks.

Wired has an article with the designers of the shoe, where they discuss the inspiration of the shoe from when Marty McFly first puts on a pair.

The shoe has taken 11 years of research and development and Nike has finally completed the technology they call "adaptive fit" and will start selling self lacing shoes this holiday season.

Stay tuned for more details on how to RSVP and purchase.

Monday, September 19, 2016

GoPro Karma

GoPro Drone Karma - $799 for a foldable drone

GoPro has announced the Karma, a compact fold able drone. The Karma can fly at a maximum of 35 mph, distance of 3280 ft, and altitude of 14,500 ft. Flight time is up to 20 minutes with the use of a Li-Po 14.8V battery.

The Karma includes a touch screen controller with a screen size of 5 inches, screen resolution of 720p, and battery life of 4 hours. Charging time for the drone is 1 hour and 2.5 hours for the controller.

The Karma GoPro Drone has a detachable stabilizer arm that can be used to stabilize video capture when the the drone cannot be used.

Karma is compatible with Hero 5 and Hero 4.

The Karma is available on October 23, 2016 for $799.99, only for the drone, stabilizer, and case.

photokina 2016: Nikon reveals final specs for KeyMission 360

 Nikon has finally revealed the final specifications and price for the KeyMission 360, a VR ready 360 degree camera capable of shooting in 4K.

With the KeyMission 360, users can also create time-lapse sequences, ultra-smooth slow motion videos or capture 23.9-megapixel stills. KeyMission 360 is waterproof down to 98-feet with included underwater lens protector, freezeproof down to 14°F and shockproof up to a drop of 6.6-feet.

The Nikon KeyMission is set to release on October 26, 2016 for the retail price of $499.95.

Preorder is now available on Amazon.com

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Intel Developer Forum 2016 - Project Alloy VR Headset Open Source Second Half 2017

Partners will be able to manufacture their own version of Project Alloy in the second half of 2017 when Intel opens up the Alloy platform. Microsoft Windows will soon add a Holographic shell which will work with Project Alloy and other VR headsets to give developers a Windows 10 platform to build virtual worlds.

Intel Developer Forum 2016 - Project Alloy VR Headset

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich introduces Intel's Project Alloy VR headset. 

Intel has introduced a VR headset named Project Alloy at the Intel Developer Forum 2016.
The VR headset is a self contained all in one unit.  Project Alloy VR does not require any outside motion sensors or controllers. The headset includes Intel Realsense which allows the user's hands to be used as controllers in the VR field.

Monday, June 20, 2016

360 Video of crowd entering E3 2016 on the first day

Follow us into the West Hall at E3 2016 on the first day. Move around the screen to see the massive crowd rush the entrance.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

#AMD announces Radeon™ RX 480 - The $200 VR capable graphics card

AMD has announced the Radeon RX 480 at COMPUTEX 2016, TAIPEI, Taiwan.

The RX 480 is a polaris based 14nm graphics chip which is capable of delivering VR processing power at both a low cost and low power consumption.

AMD is targeting VR with the RX 480 and believes the affordable graphics card will help make VR more accessible to consumers, help developers reach a larger audience, and reduce the cost of entry into VR.

The Radeon RX 480 with 4GB of VRAM will be launching in June 29 for $199.

CUs 36
Memory Bandwidth 256 GB/s
Data Rate (Effective) 8 Gbps
Memory Size 4/8 GB GDDR5
Memory Bit-rate 256-bit
Power 150 W
VR Premium YES
AMD FreeSync™ YES
Display Port 1.3/1.4 HDR

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

#Nintendo Sneakers Slated for June 2016

Nintendo Vans Sneakers

Nintendo will soon bring their games and game characters to shoes. In collaboration with Vans, Nintendo fans will be able to wear shoes with
designs sporting characters such as Super Mario, Zelda, Duck Hunt, and Donkey Kong.

The Nintendo x Vans shoes are expected to be available this June.


Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Star Fox Zero - Anime Short #Nintendo

Nintendo has just released the anime short Star Fox Zero - The Battle Begins. 
Watch it below. 
Star Fox Zero for Wii U will be available on 4/22/2016.

Star Fox Zero: The Battle Begins was produced in collaboration with Shigeru Miyamoto, and Production IG and WIT Studios.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016

First look at an upcoming #AdidasOriginals NMD Runner High Tops

Adidas is all in with their NMD franchise.

After the March 17 release of several NMD colorways and models, fans can expect to see an NMD Runner High Top in the future.

Pictured is the first look at the high top runner which has a neoprene upper.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Nike intros revolutionary LunarEpic Flyknit running shoes - Offers 30 day trial

Nike has introduced their latest running shoe, the LunarEpic Flyknit.

The LunarEpic Flyknit is designed to provide fit, feel, and force. The Flyknit upper is breathable, light and gives a snug fit support at the arch, heel, and forefoot. The mid collar adds further support and fit.

The sole is composed of two foams fused together by heat instead of glue. An outsole was designed based off foot pressure maps. The sole manages force by working with the foot, the runner should be able to feel maximum cushioning and traction with a propelling of energy returned from the sole.

Nike wants every runner to try this shoe and has offered a trial challenge. The LunarEpic can be used for up to 30 days and returned for any reason.

You can return your shoes for any reason up to 30 days - dirt and all.
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The Nike LunarEpic Flyknit is available for Men and Women at $175.
Sizing is true to size and Nike suggests a half size larger for a roomier fit.

No Man's Sky release date set for June 21, 2016

No Man's Sky on PS4 

No Man's Sky will release on the PS4 and PC on
June 21, 206.

Gamers can purchase a disc or download code for $60.

No Man's Sky is a sci fi adventure game which lets the gamer explore over 18 quintillion planets due to the procedurally generated galaxy developed by Hello Games. The game lets you explore, trade, or fight as you fly from planet to planet. Newly discovered planets can be named and associated with the player forever. 

The game includes factions in which gamers can join, fighting for dominance in the galaxy and raiding convoys for bounties and weapon upgrades.

Those that like peace and not war can become traders, flying their cargo ship across the galaxy. Credits made can be used towards ship and cargo upgrades.

Every player plays in the same galaxy, events and actions will be noticed by all.

No Man's Sky

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Nike's LunarEpic Flyknit is coming March 3, 2016

Nike will soon introduce their latest running shoe, the LunarEpic Flyknit.

On March 3, 2016, Nike will reveal their take on what the ultimate running shoe should be.

The LunarEpic is expected to contain a heel zoom air unit with a mesh upper. A built in sock collar provides a high top silhouette appearance. The LunarEpic is constructed to allow the runner's foot to move naturally and to encourage a natural footstrike.

#Nike #LunarEpic

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

EA forsakes E3 Expo 2016 to host a public event for real gamers

Today, EA has announced that they will not have an exhibit at E3 Expo 2016.

E3 Expo is an annual trade show for video games and related products. It is an industry only event which makes it impossible for the regular gamer to attend.

EA usually has a huge exhibit space at the LA Convention Center for E3 but this year will be different. EA has left the building and will now host a 3 day event outside the LA convention center at Club Nokia.  The event, slated for June 12-14 2016 is aimed at giving the true gamers access to hands on game demos, live events, competition, and more.

EA will also livestream some of the events and hold a press conference live and online at June 12, 2016 at 1 pm PST.

More info about the EA Play event can be found here. EA Play event
E3 is the world's premier trade show for computer, video and mobile games and related products. - See more at: https://www.e3expo.com/show-info/2895/about-e3/#sthash.9xXplr0k.dpuf
E3 is the world's premier trade show for computer, video and mobile games and related products. - See more at: https://www.e3expo.com/show-info/2895/about-e3/#sthash.9xXplr0k.dpuf
E3 is the world's premier trade show for computer, video and mobile games and related products. - See more at: https://www.e3expo.com/show-info/2895/about-e3/#sthash.9xXplr0k.dpuf

Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Google IO 2016 will be held at Shoreline Amphitheatre on May 18-20

Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google has just announced the location for Google I/O 2016.

The developer event will be held at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, CA on May 18 - 20, 2016.

Shoreline Amphitheatre has a capacity of 22,500 with 6,500 reserved VIP seats according to Wiki.

Hopefully, this will mean more developers will be able to register and not have to play the Google IO lottery.

The shoreline is entirely outdoors.