Seemingly out of nowhere, 2016 is shaping up to be the year of VR. Not since the late 1980’s have people been this excited to step into a virtual world. Let’s take a look at the three main competitors in this 2016 showdown.
If you haven’t been paying attention to the gaming industry as of late, it may have been easy to miss the hype for this year’s newest trend – virtual reality. You may remember the spectacular failures of VR in the 80s and 90s, but this time might be different. Let’s take a look.
Your electronics often have an interesting history, with many of them coming from countries spread out across the world. But just how weak is this chain? Is it spread too thin? What does the globalization of the modern manufacturing system mean for you?
The rise of tablets and other mobile media consumption devices has changed the way we use technology at home and at work. The networking hardware and infrastructure used to support these devices has likewise changed in the past few years, in both large and small ways.
Do you ever have that moment of “I wish I could afford…” when you spot a piece of quality hardware that you need to have but can’t quite break the budget for? In a perfect world we would have an endless supply of cash: and here is how a geek can spend it perfectly.
Amazon has already made history with its remarkably cheap Kindle e-reader, but just how exactly can they sell an Android Honeycomb tablet as an e-reader for under $200?
For the longest time Microsoft was the favorite public enemy of the tech world. It seems like that role is changing though. Is Microsoft too inflexible to advance it’s state of evil? Has it been overtaken by new innovative tricks? Joking aside, public opinion is shifting in new and interesting ways.
More than a year after the release of Apple’s original iPad, a credible challenger has yet to emerge. Android tablets appear too fragmented to mount a concentrated response, and companies such as BlackBerry lack expertise. Now Amazon looks to join the fray - but can they succeed where others failed?
Cars and technology seem to be on a crash course. Bluetooth is only the tip of the iceberg, with cars now available with touchscreen controls and streaming Internet radio. That all sounds great - but a reliance on proprietary technology makes car tech less attractive to consumers.
The tablet war is far from over, but until Android sorts out the problem of cheap tablets running old versions of the operating system, Honeycomb can never be seen as a competitor to iOS on the iPad…