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10 Great Games Like The Sims

Have you powered through all versions of The Sims, but still want more? Give these similar life-simulation games a try. PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from buying links on this page. Terms of use. Are you a fanatic when it comes to The Sims? Do you find being able to […]

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This ex-Googler helped reimagine what cities could look like – now his new startup, Forward, is using tech to rethink healthcare

Forward Healthcare startup Forward is opening two locations on the east coast, with plans to become the de facto healthcare program of the future. Forward is a doctor’s office that works like a gym membership, and focuses on preventative healthcare – and promises to use advanced AI to help patients manage their health. Founder Adrian […]

Gaming

‘Diablo IV’ was reportedly rebooted in 2016, could have been like Dark Souls

[embedded content] Blizzard disappointed its most vocal players during BlizzCon 2018 earlier this month, failing to announce a fourth main Diablo game while also revealing the mobile-exclusive Diablo Immortal. It appears, however, that development on Diablo IV hasn’t exactly been smooth thus far, in and the current version of the game has only been in […]

Emerging Tech

Smell like Skynet: IBM creates an A.I. that will design the perfect perfume

[embedded content] “I love your perfume.” “Thanks. It’s Skynet.” OK, so that’s not necessarily the most likely conversation for you to have in the near future, but it very well could be. That’s because IBM Research has teamed up with master fragrance maker Symrise to use its artificial intelligence expertise to develop next-gen fragrances, courtesy […]

Emerging Tech

Regular paints and plastics will soon be able to ‘heal’ like skin

[embedded content] Imagine if paints, plastics, or even coatings like the ones which protect our cell phone screens were able to heal the way human skin does whenever they suffered damage. That’s what researchers at Clemson University have been working toward — and their solution is almost ready for mass-manufacturing prime time. Although the technology […]

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Kill it before it lays eggs! Crazy 32-leg robot moves like a cyborg sea urchin

[embedded content] We’ve written about one-legged, two-legged, four-legged and even six-legged robots, but researchers from Japan’s Keio University and the University of Tokyo have gone way, way further with their latest project: A 32-legged robot. Called Mochibot, the spherical robot moves by telescoping its individual legs, thereby pushing it wherever it needs to go. When […]