sportsball

  • A Live NBA Game Is Cool In VR, But Don’t Sell Off Your Season Tickets Yet

    A Live NBA Game Is Cool In VR, But Don’t Sell Off Your Season Tickets Yet

    So I watched a good chunk of the Golden State Warriors game in virtual reality last night (thanks to the NextVR app), and I’m happy to report that I didn’t puke. Even though I was in San Mateo, at moments it kind of felt like I was at Oracle arena in Oakland. More on that soon. There were two active cameras during the game, one court side and one up in the rafters, both at half court. Read More

  • Twitterball

    Twitterball

    In the old days of Twitter — at least ‘old’ by Silicon Valley 2.0 standards, which is anything over five years — you could count on a couple of things. First, Twitter would go down almost every time people started really seriously using it. There’s a reason ‘fail whale’ is still part of our vocabulary. The second is that every time that there was a… Read More

  • Google Must Not Like Sports, As Google Now Will Crash When You Try To Add Or Remove Teams From The Sports Card

    Google Must Not Like Sports, As Google Now Will Crash When You Try To Add Or Remove Teams From The Sports Card

    Google Now is a great feature for Android users, and now those who are on iOS devices. The idea is that the more you use Google products, the more it learns about you and the better information it can spit at you proactively. However, if you try to interact with Google Now, specifically on which sports teams you’d like to follow, the app will crash. Not only will Google Now crash… Read More