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Researchers Show Off TouchVR Palm And Finger Haptic Feedback Device

Current-generation VR controllers are fairly limited in enabling users to “feel” virtual objects; bow strings vibrate with haptic shivers, while guns kick back as they fire bullets. Now researchers at Russia’s Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology are proposing a big step forward called TouchVR — a wearable accessory that applies direct force on the palm and vibrotactile feedback …

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Donating bone marrow: How to sign up to save lives – CNET

Blood cancer claims thousands of lives per year. Getty Images Over 50,000 people die every year from blood cancer in the US. Many of these deaths are preventable, because the patients could have been treated with a life-saving bone marrow transplant. Many people with blood cancer do not have a bone marrow match in their …

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The Crown season 3 review: Long live Queen Olivia Colman – CNET

Olivia Colman Netflix I’m a republican (in the not-so-keen-on-monarchies-as-a-form-of-government sense). Coming from Spain, a country with a royal family to endure, I’ve never been one for romanticizing the institution. So I first approached The Crown, the Netflix drama about the British Queen Elizabeth II and her family, with a lot of hesitation. But I quickly …

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Best Star Wars gifts for young or veteran fans in 2019 – CNET

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2019, your source for the season’s best gifts and deals, hand-picked by the experts at CNET. <p class=”speakableTextP1″>What a great time to be a Star Wars fan. With the <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/star-wars-episode-9-the-rise-of-skywalker-release-date-poster-trailer-plot-cast-rumors-knights-of-ren/”>The Rise of Skywalker</a></span> hitting theaters next month, the original saga started by George Lucas with A …

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Microsoft hires ex-US Attorney General Eric Holder in facial recognition inquiry – CNET

Former US Attorney General Eric Holder Paul Morigi/Getty Images Microsoft has hired former US Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate whether an Israeli company the tech giant invested in violated Microsoft’s ethics regarding facial recognition technology. Facial recognition tools made by the company, AnyVision, had reportedly been used to surveil Palestinians. < p class=”speakableTextP2″>A Microsoft …

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‘Stormland’s’ Co-op & Cycling World Features Explained in Detail

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>With <em>Stormland</em> finally launching this week you may find yourself wondering how the game’s co-op features work and especially the ‘Cycling World’, which aims to keep the game feeling fresh from week to week. We went straight to developer Insomniac Games for the rundown. Stormland is here; we …

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Insomniac’s Stormland Is An Epic VR Sci-Fi RPG With A Ton Of Heart

Look! Up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a bioengineered robotic Superman! I’m in the middle of a high-speed surf across an endless sea of white clouds, my arms extended forward like Superman as I steer towards a nearby island littered with eroded structures. I arrive at the base of a …

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Best Buy Black Friday 2019: Get a 13-inch MacBook Air for $900 and other deals – CNET

This story is part of Holiday Gift Guide 2019, your source for the season’s best gifts and deals, hand-picked by the experts at CNET. <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Best Buy’s early <span class=”link”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/amazing-black-friday-2019-deals-available-now-instant-pot-airpods-huge-tvs/” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"link_anchor"}”>Black Friday</a></span> sale is heading into the weekend with momentum. Today’s “doorbuster” is a <a href=”https://www.bestbuy.com/site/apple-macbook-air-13-3-laptop-with-touch-id-intel-core-i5-8gb-memory-128gb-solid-state-drive-latest-model-space-gray/6356906.p?skuId=6356906&irclickid=2C4Ucc0pvxyOTR60MKVSfWfHUkn1EnW%3A3zuK100&irgwc=1&ref=198&loc=2C4Ucc0pvxyOTR60MKVSfWfHUkn1EnW%3A3zuK100&acampID=614286″ rel=”noopener noreferrer nofollow” target=”_blank” data-component=”externalLink”>2019 13-inch MacBook Air</a> with …

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40 gorgeous headphones for people who are sick of black – CNET

Apple AirPods Pro When <a href=”https://www.cnet.com/topics/headphones/best-headphones/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>shopping for headphones</a>, it doesn’t take long to notice that most models — whether they’re earbuds or larger over-the-ear designs — are black. It’s become the default color for many headphone manufacturers. If you’re searching for a pop of color, or you just aren’t crazy about black …

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