Fri, 30 Sep 2016 21:49:20 GMT
To maintain its interest in gaming education , the US Department of Commerce's Economic Development Administration renewed a five-year grant this week with Becker College in Worcester, Massachusetts. Becker College is the home of MassDigi , an academic program that focuses on the entrepreneurial side of game development, including a 12-week summer program where attendees take a concept to a market ready title.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 19:41:10 GMT
Virtual reality is lauded as an empathy generator . The ability to transport viewers to a setting that would otherwise be inaccessible, or even unfathomable, lends a sense of poignancy to the medium.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 15:23:42 GMT
There are some people who think that being a model is easy. You show up, people dress you up, they put your makeup on, they do your hair, and all you have to do is walk down a runway a couple of times, get your photo taken, and that's done.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:19:00 GMT
It is easy to see why some people might consider jailbreaking to be illegal. After all you're essentially hacking the operating system through security loopholes to gain deeper access into a system you weren't supposed to.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 09:20:44 GMT
HTC is launching a new app store for its VR hardware. Viveport escapes beta testing today, showcasing all the other VR possibilities besides survival horror, shooting and such.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 05:32:09 GMT
Nintendo fans in its home country are getting their own teensy retro console, as well. Today, Mario's creator has revealed the mini Famicom, a shrunken version of the original NES the company released in Japan.
Fri, 30 Sep 2016 01:26:07 GMT
As you might have heard by now, especially if you're a Yahoo user, the company has recently experienced a massive data breach . Usually in the case of such things, one of the first things a company would do is to reset the passwords of its users.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 21:11:50 GMT
Samsung confirmed earlier this month that there is a battery cell issue in the Galaxy Note 7 . It then halted sales of the new flagship and launched a replacement program to replace every single Galaxy Note 7 unit shipped since the handset was released.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 16:57:30 GMT
Samsung is often accused of copying Apple but could the same claim now be made against Apple? One would hardly call having the tendency to explode a "feature" of the Galaxy Note 7 but given the widespread battery cell issue, that's what it's most likely to be known for now. There has now been a similar report about Apple's latest smartphone.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:19:07 GMT
Keeping track of what you eat has proven to be a pretty effective method in aiding weight loss. Studies show that food diaries not only help people manage their daily caloric intake, but it also just helps them be more aware of what they're putting in their bodies.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:41:07 GMT
In a music world where exclusives and direct ties to artists are increasingly important, Google is hoping to give YouTube a boost with its latest hire: Lyor Cohen. The former Def Jam president has most recently been heading up his 300 Entertainment label that started in 2013 with financial backing from companies that included Google.
Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:34:46 GMT
On September 30th, the European Space Agency's Rosetta probe will cap off its 12-year career surveying Comet 67P by slowly descending to its surface. There the spacecraft will join its lander Philae, given up for lost and recently re-found , before losing all power upon landing.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:22:26 GMT
Those rumors that SoundCloud is shopping itself around ? They just got more substantial. Financial Times sources understand that Spotify is in "advanced talks" to buy SoundCloud.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:59:49 GMT
I've been playing FIFA since its first title launched on Super Nintendo, when characters on the screen looked like nothing more than colorful stick figures. Nowadays, thanks to the power of modern gaming consoles , the visuals and gameplay are as close to the real thing as it gets .
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:40:31 GMT
Amazon's next take on the Fire TV Stick looks pretty much the same as before , but it brings along some useful upgrades to keep it current. The biggest difference? It now includes an Alexa-enabled remote at the same $40 price.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:25:29 GMT
IBM's famous supercomputer has accomplished many, many things these past years, from making movie trailers to saving a person's life. Now, it's also helping teachers make lesson plans by powering Teacher Advisor, a program IBM developed with the American Federation of Teachers.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 08:18:07 GMT
Microsoft might lose a whole city of customers in Russia. According to Bloomberg , Moscow will begin replacing Redmond's products with homegrown software as a result of Vladimir Putin's urging to stop depending on foreign tech.