David Bowie's 'Blackstar' wins British album prize at Brit Awards
LONDON (Reuters) - David Bowie was named the winner of the Mastercard British Album of the Year prize for "Blackstar" at the BRIT Awards in London on Wednesday. ...
Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool
What would happen if you combine VR with sensory deprivation tanks? That idea helped spawn this unique waterproof headset, which could help simulate sensations like weightlessness. The post Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool appeared first on Digital Trends.
Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool
What would happen if you combine VR with sensory deprivation tanks? That idea helped spawn this unique waterproof headset, which could help simulate sensations like weightlessness. The post Want to simulate anti-gravity in VR? Use a headset in your swimming pool appeared first on Digital Trends.
Katy Perry's Backup 'House' Dancer Falls Offstage at Brit Awards (VIDEO + PHOTO)
Katy Perry might be chained to the rhythm ... but her backup dancer sure wasn't when they fell offstage at the Brit Awards. Katy just performed her new song Wednesday in the UK --  joined by Skip Marley -- when a backup dancer took the tumble…
Square beats the street thanks to growth of new products
 While Twitter continues to struggle as a public company, Jack Dorsey’s other business seems to be doing pretty well. Today payments company Square announced earnings, beating the street with a narrower loss than expected — $0.04 per share — on revenues of $452 million for the fourth quarter 2016. Read More ...
Princess Diana's dresses go on display in London, 20 years after her death
LONDON (Reuters) - Gowns worn by Princess Diana for everything from meeting diplomats to dancing with movie stars feature in an exhibition celebrating the fashion of one of Britain's favorite royals,... ...
This AI turns your cat sketches into trippy cat photos
A new Tensorflow port of pix2pix is able to take your crude cat sketches and transform them into photo-realistic cat abominations — that is, photos that look like cats at first, but upon closer inspection are instead trippy piecemeal simulated versions of real cats. The system is also able to generate fairly realistic building facades, shoes, and bags using both … Continue reading...
This AI turns your cat sketches into trippy cat photos
A new Tensorflow port of pix2pix is able to take your crude cat sketches and transform them into photo-realistic cat abominations — that is, photos that look like cats at first, but upon closer inspection are instead trippy piecemeal simulated versions of real cats. The system is also able to generate fairly realistic building facades, shoes, and bags using both … Continue reading...
Huawei’s Honor VR Camera could be the most portable 360-degree camera yet
Huawei has taken the wraps off of a 360-degree camera of its own, and it could be the most portable 360-degree camera yet. The device clips to Huawei's smartphones and supports live-streaming. The post Huawei’s Honor VR Camera could be the most portable 360-degree camera yet appeared first on Digital Trends.
Which Chromecast Should I Buy (and Should I Upgrade My Old One)?
The Chromecast has been out long enough to have several generations of hardware. But what’s the difference between them, and should you upgrade to the newer versions?Click Here to Continue Reading...
Migos Skates, Sean Kingston's Friend Booked (MUG SHOT)
Sean Kingston's friend has just been arrested and booked for firing a shot during an altercation Tuesday night in Las Vegas ... and Migos is in the clear ... even though they apparently beat down Sean. 28-year-old Moises Johnson has been…
EFF: Half of web traffic is now encrypted
 Half of the web’s traffic is now encrypted, according to a new report from the EFF released this week. The rights organization noted the milestone was attributable to a number of efforts, including recent moves from major tech companies to implement HTTPS on their own properties. Over the years, these efforts have included pushes from Facebook and Twitter, back in 2013 and 2012… Read More ...
Blizzard announces massive changes for Hearthstone’s Arena mode
If you’re a big Hearthstone player, you’re almost certainly acquainted with the game’s Arena mode. While Hearthstone in general has undergone many changes since it first launched, the Arena mode has been largely left untouched, save for a few minor changes here and there. That’s all about to change, as Blizzard today announced a big revamp that it’ll be making … Continue reading...
Blizzard announces massive changes for Hearthstone’s Arena mode
If you’re a big Hearthstone player, you’re almost certainly acquainted with the game’s Arena mode. While Hearthstone in general has undergone many changes since it first launched, the Arena mode has been largely left untouched, save for a few minor changes here and there. That’s all about to change, as Blizzard today announced a big revamp that it’ll be making … Continue reading...
‘For Honor’s’ performance will cut down many PCs, but you can fight back
Ubisoft’s For Honor is putting gaming PCs on notice with an appetite for power, and you’ll be sent packing if your machine can’t hold up its own sword. Here’s what to expect. The post ‘For Honor’s’ performance will cut down many PCs, but you can fight back appeared first on Digital Trends....
How Does Thermal Imaging Work?
If you’ve ever seen photos or videos where everything is a red and yellow mess, that’s called thermography—more colloquially known as thermal imaging. Here’s how it works.Click Here to Continue Reading...
Greg Hardy MMA Training with 'Bigfoot' Silva (PHOTO + VIDEO)
Greg Hardy is taking his MMA training up a notch -- working on his fighting style with Anderson "Bigfoot" Silva ... and we've finally got video of the ex-NFL star in action.  Hardy has been working out with American Top Team in Florida --…
The LG G6 has a hidden face, and it’s impossible to unsee
 Images of the LG G6 leaked today and overall it looks like a solid phone with soft lines, very little bezel and a face on the backside made up of the dual lenses and power button. It looks surprised and maybe a little shocked. LG will likely reveal all the details of the phone next week at Mobile World Congress. Read More ...
Knotel raises $25M to expand its “headquarters as a service” approach to office space
 Knotel announced today that it has raised $25 million in Series A funding. Founded in 2015, the company offers what co-founder and CEO Amol Sarva described as “headquarters as a service” — a flexible office space that can be customized for each tenant while also growing or shrinking as needed. This might sound like it’s addressing the same need as WeWork and other… Read More ...
A girl named Ehlena and a dog named Wonder win at U.S. Supreme Court
(Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a disabled Michigan girl whose school refused to let her bring her service dog to class, making it easier for students like her to seek redress for discrimination in federal court. ...