I don't know if you remember when I reported on the IllumiRoom the first time, but this was shortly after CES. I have heard that it made an appearance at the big trade show, but I didn't see it. Man, after watching this video, I wish that I would have seen it. What you are seeing on this video has not been touched up at all, and you can see that the gaming experience is … [Read more...] about Microsoft’s video of the IllumiRoom makes me want it for my Living Room
Archives for April 2013
Does anyone think it is odd that video games like the Kinect and the Wii are almost completely motion-controlled, but your computer still uses a mouse? Why not adopt Leap Motion? If you are not familiar with Leap Motion, it is like a touchscreen without a touchscreen. It has so many uses like drawing in the air for an art program. Then there is the FPS that uses your … [Read more...] about Leap Motion, and how it will change a lot of things
What you are seeing is Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, or SS2, which completed its first test flight today. Sir Richard Branson is certainly pleased as can be, and the SS2 took off at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California. A carrier craft known as WhiteKinightTwo towed it 47,000 feet into the atmosphere and then the rockets kicked in to go faster than the speed of … [Read more...] about Virgin Galactic SS2 makes first successful test flight
I think it is interesting that most of us have cellular phones so we can be reached anywhere, but somehow, I miss most of my phone calls. Part of it is my fault, as I often mute my phone during an event and then forget to unmute it later. Imagine if your cellular phone gave you a more visual cue that it was ringing. I am not talking about something on the screen that … [Read more...] about Enter Morephone, the smartphone of the future!
Lately, I have been watching these videos from the Nostalgia Critic. If you aren't familiar with him, you can find him on over 300 videos on YouTube, and he really gives bad movies a roast that most of them richly deserve. I really admire Doug Walker's very animated style that reminds me of "Weird-Al" Yankovic. I have decided to sort of do the opposite this time, as I want … [Read more...] about Speculative Fiction Friday: Speed Racer