Is this how we will watch movies in the future? When Palmer Luckey invented the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in 2012, his intention was to create a head-mounted display that allowed users to immerse themselves into their video games. This new technology appealed immensely to gamers and Oculus VR was able to fundraise over […]
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Nearly 60% of American adults own a smartphone and it’s estimated that 220 million people will be embracing the technology within the next four years. And while there are many manufacturers to choose from when purchasing a smartphone, Americans have made it clear which brand they prefer: Apple. When comScore presented their U.S. smartphone subscriber […]
Smartphones were never intended to be used while driving, yet 55% of people admit they do just that — and I don’t blame them. Smartphones are more than just phones, they are also our personal assistant, media player, digital camera, GPS navigation unit, e-book reader, web browser, and the main communication device we use to […]
Virtual currency is being used as legal tender all over the world, but many people still don’t consider it to be “real” money. Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued a notice that declared “virtual currency is treated as property for U.S. federal tax purposes.” This declaration not only means that general tax […]
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Self-driving vehicles will eventually be a part of our everyday commute. In the year 1300, Pope Boniface VIII invented what we now refer to as “traffic control” when he declared that people should travel on the left-hand side of the road. His reasoning was simple: you needed your right arm free to wield your sword […]
Sin City, USA: Now Accepting Bitcoin What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas. Unless what happens is winning money. In which case, you can now convert your cash into Bitcoin. The Las Vegas Strip, a 4.2 mile stretch of road known for its luxurious hotels and swanky casinos, has just installed its first Bitcoin automated […]
The Powermat is coming to GM. When I bought my first car in 2004, the first accessory I installed in my VW was an iPod adapter kit. The iPod was still in its infancy and not many people listened to them in cars, but being a huge music fan meant that I took advantage of […]
Li-ion batteries may soon be replaced by pure lithium, greatly increasing our devices’ potential. Portable electronics are very convenient except for one thing: Their battery life is horrible. No matter what the capacity of their battery is, they all require frequent recharging throughout the day and have a limited lifespan that lasts between 400 to 1200 […]