• SHOWTIME Boxing Steps Into The Virtual Reality Ring

    SHOWTIME Boxing Steps Into The Virtual Reality Ring

    These VR moments are really picking up steam, with sports leading the way. It seems like everyone and their uncle are racing to shoot 360 degree immersive video to show off virtual reality as a viable platform. The latest is SHOWTIME, and they’d like you to watch WBA Middleweight World Champion Daniel Jacobs fight Peter Quillin in VR…for free. Here’s how SHOWTIME sets up… Read More

  • Anti-Virus Vendors: Fight! AV Software Maker Sues Rival For Forcing Software Uninstalls

    This is kind of goofy but interesting. A company called Kingsoft sued a company called 360 WebShield for forcing users to uninstall Kingsoft’s software on installing their own software. A small window would pop up to warn the user and they’d click a button to automatically run the install. Needless to say no one needs two anti-virus programs running at once, but 360 saw it as… Read More

  • The Three PC Features I Want On My Next Mac

    This is a counterpoint to The Three Mac Features I Want On My Next PC PCs suck. They’re underpriced, underpowered, and nothing more than disgusting commodity hardware stuck into a box with no regard for usability and peripheral compatibility. But I still want one. Well, sort of. I don’t want to give up OS X my Mac’s performance record or, well, my freedom. So I guess really… Read More

  • Epic Duel: Anakin vs. Obi-Wan

    I know you can watch the video of the fight, but I thought I’d include the photos as well. These guys were really, really good and I could have sworn that the character actor playing Anakin was Hayden Chistensen. Enjoy the gallery. Be sure to stop by the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia and check out the exhibit for yourself. It runs until May 4th. Want to know why it ends that day? Read More

  • Celebrity Death Match: Nokia vs Qualcomm

    Fight! Nokia has asked the US International Trade Commission to deny entry of Qualcomm chipsets while the two are fighting it out in court over five patents that Qualcomm is supposedly infringing upon. The patents in question relate to technologies that improve the performance and efficiency of wireless communication devices as well as enabling lower manufacturing costs, smaller product size… Read More