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Cruise Origin is the electric, driverless taxi of tomorrow – Roadshow

Tonight, at an event in San Francisco, autonomous vehicle developer Cruise debuted the Cruise Origin: its new vision for a totally drivearless, emissions-free vehicle of tomorrow. And yes, it’s another futuristic box-on-wheels that I really, really hate looking at, but this autonomous people mover isn’t supposed to be sexy. It’s meant to be a safe, …

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Valve Makes All ‘Half-Life’ Games Free to Play Until ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Launches in March

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>In celebration of the <a href=”https://www.roadtovr.com/half-life-alyx-vr-trailer-release-date-price/”>upcoming launch of </a><a href=”https://www.roadtovr.com/half-life-alyx-vr-trailer-release-date-price/”><em>Half-Life: Alyx</em></a>, the studio’s first full VR title, Valve is making all games in the Half-Life series free to play until <em>Alyx’s</em> release in March. Half-Life is the cornerstone franchise that established Valve as one of the game industry’s most lauded …

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Iguanas might fall out of trees due to cold temperatures in Florida – CNET

If you’re in southern Florida this week, watch out for falling iguanas. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Watch out for falling iguanas, Florida residents. The National Weather Service branch covering Miami-South Florida warned on Twitter on Tuesday that the Sunshine State will turn so cold that the lizards might take tumbles out of the trees in which …

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Google designed an envelope you can use to hide your phone from yourself

Today, Google launched three new experimental apps to help you use your phone less as part of its Digital Wellbeing initiative, including one that actually has you seal up your phone in a phone-sized paper envelope (via Android Police). It sounds similar to the pouches some artists require fans to put their phones into at …

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Exclusive look at Cruise’s first driverless car without a steering wheel or pedals

The not-a-car sits on the gleaming black stage surrounded by a halo of light. It’s orange and black and white, and roughly the same size as a crossover SUV, but somehow looks much larger from the outside. There is no obvious front to the vehicle, no hood, no driver or passenger side windows, no side-view …

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‘Minecraft’ Creator Praises ‘Boneworks’, Considers Starting a VR Game Studio

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>Minecraft creator Markus “Notch” has apparently been spending time with Valve’s new Index headset and the recently released <em>Boneworks</em>. Now he’s flirting with the idea of starting up a new VR game studio to revisit some game development ideas. Recent tweets from Persson tell us that he’s been playing Boneworks …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Says AR Technology Is “The Next Big Thing”

The business executive shared his excitement for AR while accepting an award in Dublin this week. With multiple reports indicating Apple’s ongoing development of an AR-dedicated headset, Tim Cook, Chief Executive Officer of the multinational technology company expressed the companies continued interest and dedication to the advancement and adoption of augmented reality technology while in …

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Spice Up Your Oculus Quest With Simpsons, Minecraft, And Star Wars Environments

Here’s how to add custom environments to your Oculus Home.  Call me simple, but one of my favorite aspects of both the SteamVR and Oculus platforms is the ability to upload custom home environments. Whether it be the gargantuan control room of the legendary Death Star or the infamous TV room at Planet Express, there’s …

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Valve Hosting Half-Life: Alyx AMA, New Concept Art Released

Valve announced that the Half-Life: Alyx development team will be doing an AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit tomorrow morning. The AMA will take place on the Half-Life subreddit from 9am Pacific tomorrow, less than 24 hours away, with questions submitted ahead of time. The announcement was made on Twitter and reads, “The Half-Life: Alyx …

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