We all agree that you can do a lot with augmented reality these days. You can have a creepy virtual date, or take part in a fictional conspiracy game. But if you are looking for something just plain cute and clever, we now have Sharky the Beaver, an adorable augmented reality 3D character app for the Sphero orb.
There's plenty of talk about alternative energy options out there, but this battery powered by an orange has to be one of the more interesting attempts at it. The result is pretty cool looking to boot.
You'd have to be living under a rock not to know that Hostess has announced the death of the Twinkie this week. The media has been all over the fate of the much beloved cream filled sponge cake with the reputation of an endless shelf life. Let's face it though, nothing responds to a pop culture tragedy like the true voice of the people — the Internet.
Cocoon spaces are pretty hot right now. We've even reported on a few — those that envelope you in privacy for relaxation, theater viewing or hidden cat naps. This interesting new model seems to take the exact opposite approach — the orb is clear so we can see you, you can see us.
Here at DVICE, you have our attention anytime someone talks about a universal translator, so we're definitely interested in the latest developments from Microsoft in which chief research officer Rick Rashid demonstrated software that converted his speech into Chinese — in real time, and in his own voice.
In a press statement released late yesterday, Apple and HTC announced the settlement of all their ongoing patent disputes. Additionally, the two companies will enter into a ten-year licensing deal.
The European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA conducted an experiment in late October that used the "interplanetary internet" to drive an earth-bound rover. Astronaut Sunita Williams used a laptop with experimental technology called Disruption-Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocol to control the rover using a network of connection points that more effectively controls data relay.
The idea of fat blocking Pepsi certainly caught my attention. Could this new version of the well known soft drink ready to debut in Japan really work? If so I'll drink a gallon a day. The answer is that it's likely a wash.
Dronestagram, the new project showing aerial photos of recent drone strikes, complete with the details of the villages and the death tolls is the debated website of the day. Is this an altruistic way of providing eye-opening information or is it one step towards Hunger Games style voyeurism?
When you are looking at better ways to make something glow, what better place to look than one of nature's signature glowing critters, the firefly? Scientists in South Korea have studied the nanostructure of the firefly's glowing belly to create a more efficient lens for LEDs that allows up to 98 percent more light to pass through.