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Facebook's Zuckerberg eager for virtual reality but sees a slow uptake

Speaking at a conference in San Francisco, the social-networking giant's CEO says VR will eventually become a normal part of life, in the same way mobile devices have.

By October 7, 2015


Use the cloud to make your garden grow with the Smart Outdoors Buying Guide

Expand your smart home beyond your outer walls with connected outdoor tech.

By September 16, 2015


'MythBusters' summer plans: Test 'Star Wars' Stormtroopers, blow up a boat

Hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman get set to debunk Stormtroopers' bad aim, test-fly drones, reenact construction site accidents and make a machine gun this summer.

By July 2, 2015


Why it feels inevitable that Nintendo will pursue VR (or AR)

Nintendo hasn't announced any plans to pursue virtual reality in any upcoming game system, but Nintendo's roots are already deep in all the pieces that could make it work.

By June 22, 2015


Virtual reality wants to rule video games. Here's who will rule VR

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.

By May 22, 2015


Oculus to launch long-awaited Rift virtual reality headset in 2016

The virtual reality pioneer, now a part of Facebook, says it plans to ship its flagship device next year.

By May 6, 2015


CES 2015: The final word

It's official: another CES is in the can. And with two show floors, it was more packed than ever. So what did we learn? And what does it mean for tech in 2015 and beyond?

By January 10, 2015


What's next for Facebook?

The past year was full of announcements of advanced ads and mobile apps, as well as blockbuster acquisitions. Where's it all going?

By January 2, 2015


Underwater robot reveals the mysteries of Antarctic ice

An underwater robot has been used to produce the first detailed, high-resolution 3D maps of Antarctic sea ice.

By November 24, 2014


Oculus warns rivals not to 'poison the well' with VR kit that makes us sick

Oculus founder Brendan Iribe says he showed Oculus Rift to Sony, and challenged rivals to "make yours the same or better."

By November 4, 2014