Watch Old People Freak Out Trying Oculus Rift For the First Time

Oculus Rift's virtual reality is so awesome that it'll leave any generation slack-jawed. But it's especially satisfying to see old people get their minds blown. "So this is how far they've come," says one man. You have no idea dude. » 8/29/14 11:04am Today 11:04am

Project Wing: Google's Secret Delivery Drone Program (Update: Video)

The Atlantic reports that Google's skunkworks Google X team has spent the last two years working on a secret program. More than a loosely sketched concept like the teaser Amazon pushed out earlier this year, Google appears to be serious about delivery in the air—getting products from the warehouse to their destination… » 8/28/14 6:13pm Yesterday 6:13pm

Olympus E-PL7: Great Imaging Guts, Now With a Slick Selfie Redesign

Olympus interchangeable-lens cameras are some of the best out there, and that doesn't change with the new Pen E-PL7. As with the E-PL5, you get amazing imaging tech crammed inside a very small body. What's surprising is that the redesigned selfie-friendly LCD screen—usually an eye-roller feature—is so well-conceived… » 8/28/14 1:00am Yesterday 1:00am

DJ Matthew Dear Sampled Thousands of GE Machines to Make This Banger

DJ Matthew Dear teamed up with General Electric acoustics engineer Andrew Gorton to sample the tones created by the churn of "thousands" of different GE machines, from turbines to medical equipment. The sounds were then chopped up and reassembled into "Drop Science," a frantic, meticulous music experiment. » 8/26/14 10:32am Tuesday 10:32am

Fujifilm X30: Fuji's Tiny Retro Cam Gets a Real Electronic Viewfinder

Three years ago, two Fujifilm digital compacts, the X100 and X10, helped spark a new trend in cameras by melding classic, long-retired design with new technology. Amongst the innovations on the fancy X100: A combination LCD and optical viewfinder, which gave you both a taste of the old glass-and-film rangefinder… » 8/26/14 1:00am Tuesday 1:00am

Google Cardboard's Cheap VR Can Work With iPhones Too

From Oculus Rift to the rumored Samsung Gear VR, immersive virtual reality is on the rise. Still, from what we've seen so far, the legions of iPhone users seem to have been left out of the mix. Not so! Your iPhone is good for VR too! Thanks to, er, Google! » 8/22/14 12:25pm 8/22/14 12:25pm

Explore the Star-Crossesd Spotify Users Listening to Songs In Sync

You might think yourself a unique soul, but thrown into a data pool of the tens of millions of users of an online service, your behavior is going to sync up with somebody else's at least some of the time. (Sorry, Quixote!) On Spotify, this means you're going to be listening to songs in sync with someone else. » 8/21/14 9:00am 8/21/14 9:00am

Ballmer Yelled His Email Address at Ballmeriffic Clippers Event

The former Microsoft head-honcho and now owner of the Los Angles Clippers sportsball club took to the stage for the first time since dropping $2 billion on the team. There was fanfare! There was Ballmer Yelling™! Personal contact information was revealed! Wait what? » 8/18/14 7:15pm 8/18/14 7:15pm

Report: YouTube Music Key Will Bring Offline Playback for $10 a Month

Android Police reports that Google's forthcoming subscription version of YouTube will be called YouTube Music Key. And even if there are tons of streaming music services out there, this YouTube offering sounds like it could be different in some exciting ways. » 8/18/14 6:20pm 8/18/14 6:20pm

​Sony RX100 III Review: The Best Pocket Point-and-Shoot (For a Price)

For the last few years, Sony's RX100 point-and-shoot camera line has been king of the compact mountain. With the latest version, the RX100 III, Sony aims to build on the previous little powerhouses by zeroing in on the features people want — and eliminating those they don't. » 8/18/14 2:09pm 8/18/14 2:09pm