When Google unveiled its smart and controversial eyewear three years ago, some early tech adopters tried to do their part by eagerly pushing for Glass acceptance. The world pushed back.
Two years ago, the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, was sprinkled with people wearing Google's smart eyewear. This year, it seemed like no one was wearing it. Except me.
Soon you'll don a high-tech headset as easily as you reach for your controller. Watch for blockbuster launches in the year ahead that pave the way to the brave new virtual world. Facebook and Valve lead the charge.
Crowdfund fear with an indie horror film that wants to scare you in more than one dimension. Backers of the film are offered "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" collectibles from the co-creator himself.
Netflix adds 58 titles, including the new season of "Orange Is The New Black," while dropping 55. Amazon Prime picks up 26 new titles including one of the worst movies ever made, "Troll 2."
Extreme Offroad & Performance customise trucks, Texas-style, making them as big and as bold as you can imagine. XCAR went to visit them.
Technically Incorrect: Football coach Kevin Sumlin was on the phone at home. His pool boy observed and tweeted about the experience. The coach was not happy.
Never mind the sticker-shock price. If you're a hard-core headphone enthusiast with deep pockets, the Apex Teton will be impossible to resist.
A gaggle of brains have gone missing from a psychology lab in Austin, Texas, over the years. But the University of Texas offers up an explanation: the brains were properly disposed of.
Racing is a family affair in Texas. The XCAR team left their London headquarters to experience first-hand the rough and ready world of oval racing in the Lone Star State and met some of the Texans who spend their free time in vigorous pursuit of speed.