Gaming

Dreams’ PSVR addition is being used to show carbon footprint

Media Molecule’s Dreams will add a new PlayStation VR functionality on July 22, the developer announced at Tuesday’s DreamsCon showcase, which the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) will use to increase environmental awareness. In post on PlayStation.Blog, Dreams developer Media Molecule’s Communications Manager, Abbie Heppe, shed details on PSVR in-game. The update will be free and adds […]

Gaming

Netflix shares a sneak peek of the new animated Cuphead show

Netflix released a teaser trailer for The Cuphead Show, an upcoming animated series based on the beloved, eye-catching indie video game. The show was originally announced last year, and the clip provides a few seconds of animation as well as information about who’s playing the main characters. “The character-driven comedy follows the unique misadventures of […]

Gaming

Fortnite show Ninja Battles debuts on Mixer on May 28

Tyler “Ninja” Blevins today announced Ninja Battles featuring Fortnite, a new competitive gaming series, premiering May 28 on Microsoft’s Mixer streaming platform. Confirmed participants include Nick Eh 30, Bugha, Ewok, NateHill, Reverse2K, among many others who will be competing against Ninja each week. The show marks the debut live event series hosted on Ninja’s Mixer […]

Top Stories

A ‘nanofiber’ mask fabric manufactured in Oklahoma filters 9 times more tiny, potentially-dangerous particles than a bandana, independent tests show. Here’s how you can buy it

One of the designers that discovered that blue shop towels were more effective at filtering tiny particles than a bandana worked with a particle testing company to officially test 20 materials. They tested a variety of things people were using to create homemade masks, from paper towels to vacuum cleaner bags. A material sold by […]

Mobile

Researchers show AuraRing, a low-power 5DoF gesture ring and wristband

While computer vision-based hand tracking is beginning to become a viable input solution for AR and VR headsets, optical tracking precision remains a challenge that mightn’t fully be resolved without assistance. That’s where AuraRing comes in. Developed by researchers at the University of Washington, the new electromagnetic tracking system promises a combination of high-resolution tracking […]

Gears & Gadgets

“Cache issue” causes Xiaomi cameras to show other people’s camera feeds

Xiaomi’s two home security cameras. Someone else’s sleeping baby. The camera feeds all show weird distortion, missing data, and incorrect cropping like this. Dio-V Sometimes the images are very distorted. Dio-V “Baaaang!” I guess this is someone’s office. Dio-V A checkout counter? Dio-V Chinese electronics maker Xiaomi has shut down the Google Home Hub integration […]