Hashtag Trending – Facebook’s inappropriate VR promo, Dow Jones accidentally spreads fake news

Facebook uses the devastation in Puerto Rico for a bizarre virtual reality promotion, NVIDIA unveils the first computer chips for developing fully autonomous vehicles, and Dow Jones spreads fake news. From Twitter, Facebook

Published on: October 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft’s family of mixed reality devices launch Oct. 17

Microsoft is taking the fight to Facebook's Oculus Rift and HTC's VIVE virtual reality headsets by dropping the virtual reality and augmented reality monikers. The tech giant is all in on mixed reality,

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending: Aug. 9, 2017 – Google’s diversity spat; VR in the browser

Google’s internal policies are publicly criticized, Firefox introduces virtual reality capabilities, and video games are officially bad for your health. Starting with Twitter, a 10-page memo from a senior software engineer at Google

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Why Nvidia is pushing enhanced virtual reality?

Normal people don’t know – or care – about the difference between a CPU (central processing unit) and a GPU (graphic processing unit). They simply want to use their computers to create and

Published on: July 31st, 2017 Max Spindle

Google Glass returns for the enterprise

After two years in a limited trial period, Google Glass has come back to life with a new enterprise edition, Glass EE. Google Glass originally failed as a consumer product, but as reported

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Alex Radu


Virtual Reality attempts to go commercial

LAS VEGAS – Virtual reality and augmented reality have certainly made their case in the gaming market, and have staked a claim in media and entertainment as well. But, channel partners and IT buyers

Published on: May 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

What will life be like in 2030?

LAS VEGAS – At the Dell EMC World conference, Michael Dell, CEO of Dell Technologies, said the future will not be what we saw in those bad science fiction movies. Technology will improve

Published on: May 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto


Canada will need 216,000 tech positions filled in these 5 key sectors by 2021

As the Canadian business landscape rapidly digitizes, a shortage of skilled labourers is hindering its growth potential. A new report published on Apr. 12 by the Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) indicates that

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Is Flash the key to augmented reality

At FMS (Flash Memory Summit), I heard a lot of techie discussions on the inner workings of flash; but to me, what’s more important is what it will do for customers – business

Published on: April 17th, 2017 Max Spindle

Will the HoloLens work as a business device?

If augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) devices are going to succeed, businesses worldwide are going to need to adopt them in order to expand their operations. With the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive,

Published on: January 23rd, 2017 Alex Radu

Top 10 wackiest gadgets at CES 2017

CES never fails to show the world some of the industry's crazier ideas, and 2017 wasn't an exception. From concept laptops to different takes on virtual reality, augmented reality, and drones, we've put

Published on: January 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

For Dell’s partners, VR has more to offer than just 360-degree video

Ask the average person how they imagine experiencing VR and they'll typically give one of two answers: 360 degree video, or games. Dell workstation virtualization director Gary Radburn wants to change that. "Everybody

Published on: December 20th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood