Virtual Reality

Is VR too dangerous for kids? We asked the experts

We’ve investigated the age ratings of VR headsets and talked to optometrists and vision experts to find out if VR is safe for children. These are the potential risks of using VR for kids.
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Two weeks on the road with digital ear plugs made me want to ditch foam forever

I spent two weeks playing drums on the road with the Here Active Listening System, and I'll never use foam earplugs again. Here's how Here Active lets you EQ the world around you, letting you hear every sound around you exactly how you want…

A swing and a miss: ten car brands that didn’t make it

Scion is the latest in a long line of car manufacturers that didn't make it. Some were too ambitious for their own good, some gradually went broke, and others were the victim of poor product planning.

Bass prodigy Tal Wilkenfeld can’t be bothered with your petty laptop speakers

As prepares for her upcoming solo LP, Tal Wilkenfeld discusses the new album, high-res recording, and revelations she’s picked up from legends like Jeff Beck.
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How do we teach robots right from wrong? Soon the problem won’t be hypothetical

Artificial intelligence is getting smarter, but as Microsoft’s recent Twitterbot meltdown demonstrates, we don’t seem to be any better at teaching it right from wrong. So how to do we build a robot conscience?
Virtual Reality

VR films inspire awe and hourlong lines at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival

This year, the Tribeca Film Festival showcased the most virtual reality films and installations of the Festival's history. Digital Trends attended the Storyscape program and documented the reactions to the new VR films.
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Drones, Apple clones, and a robot named Pudding at China’s first-ever CE Week

Big names like Sony, Samsung and even Huawei sat out China’s first CE Week, but the smattering of smaller brands in attendance showed off an amusing array of oddities.

LawBreakers is a master class in arena shooters from the guy who invented them

Cliff Bleszinski didn’t want to reinvent the arena shooter with LawBreakers, he wanted to perfect it. And after playing him in it, you might just think he’s done it.
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Meet the ambitious Italian who wants to build a Hyperloop you can ride for free

Bibop Gresta was initially uninterested in Hyperloop Transportation Technologies’ project, but a handwritten note filled with “big ideas” led him to change his mind.
Movies & TV

Tracy Morgan jokes about Caitlyn Jenner and Walmart accident in return to Madison Square Garden

Tracy Morgan hosted Hot 97's April Fools Day Comedy Show inside The Theater at Madison Square Garden. He was joined by comedians Aries Spears, Ricky Smiley, Deray Davis, Dominique, Donald Rawlin, Felipe Esparza, and Charlie Woods

Even at 73, Paul McCartney still brought me to tears

I was skeptical about seeing Paul McCartney live, especially given his age and voice, but the experience changed my life for the better.