Here at RG, we really like virtual reality. And it’s not just great for gaming; it has the potential to be useful in the workplace too. And even though we don’t think you’ll want to host your next Zoom call inside VR, it’s still plain to see that VR isn’t just a fad anymore.
But … but … but. Can we be honest for a second? VR also comes with a dark side. Let’s call it real-world side effects. And if you aren’t careful, those side effects can be painful or even permanent. One of our resident VR aficionados, Dave, has some tales to tell, and you can read about them in the top story.
Suzanne has been watching iZombie, and she thinks you should check it out too. After all, it’s a fresh take on the subject that asks, “what if Zombies were smart? And solved murders! By eating brains!” Zombies gotta zombie, after all.
Not to be outdone by Facebook, Xiaomi announced some fancy new smart glasses. And they might be better than Facebooks! If they’re real, that is.
Razer made finger sleeves for gaming, and I know that sounds dumb, but it isn’t.
Ground control to Major Tom. You should check out this Space Oddity-themed stylophone.
Virtual Reality (VR) is becoming more mainstream. Headset sales are increasing yearly as the business, research, and entertainment worlds continue to explore what the medium can offer. Unfortunately, there may be times when the headset comes off, but bits of the virtual world continues to linger. Read More »
Unless you’re in an experimental rock band or junior high orchestra, keeping your instrument in tune is a must. Don’t pay for expensive physical tuners, though, as these tuning apps work just as well for a fraction of the cost. Read More »
A hundred bucks is a lot of money, but when it comes to buying new tech it often barely makes a dent. Luckily, that’s not always the case. We’ve rounded up some awesome gadgets you can splurge $100 on that are well worth your cash. Read More »
We’re all pretty big zombie fans here at Review Geek. But while some of us like zombies in their original shambling form, I like mine with a little more brains than bite. Fortunately, iZombie offers just such a unique take on the iconic horror genre creature. Read More »
Even if you’ve never heard of an electronic instrument called the Stylophone, you’ve probably heard a song or two that uses it. Think David Bowie’s iconic 1969 song Space Oddity. Now, you can own a Bowie-edition version of the cool synthesizer. Read More »
Dumbbells are one of the most iconic gym accessories of all time, and for good reason. You can use them to tone and sculpt your arms, shoulders, and back, and adding them to your cardio workout ramps up the intensity. These dumbbells come in a variety of colors and weight levels, and have a premium non-slip grip design that’s gentle on your hands. They’re made of solid cast iron, so they’ll be durable, and they have a unique hex shape that prevents them from rolling away when you set them down.
After launching the HTC Vive Pro 2 headset earlier this year, VR newcomers can finally pre-order the full HTC Vive Pro 2 kit with wireless controllers and motion-tracking base stations. The kit costs $1,400 and orders ship mid-October. Read More »
Anker teased a Nebula 4K streaming dongle back in May, and now it’s finally here (albeit with little fanfare on Anker’s part). It gives you yet another option for streaming content and, while it’s a bit on the pricey side at $89.99, its included remote control might make it worthwhile. Read More »
You’ve probably heard of fingerless gloves, but Razer’s new product is almost the opposite thing. The company’s new finger sleeves slip of your index fingers or thumbs (or why not both!). In theory, they should enhance mobile gaming sessions by blocking sweat slippage. Read More »
The majestic woolly mammoth disappeared over 4,000 years ago, but if a set of scientists get their way, they’re going to bring it back. Geneticists, led by Harvard Medical School’s George Church, aim to bring the woolly mammoth back to life similar to something out of a Jurassic Park movie. Read More »
Tech companies have spent the last decade working on smart glasses with integrated display technology. So when Facebook launched Ray-Ban Stories last week, people were understandably disappointed by its rather simplistic design. Now, Xiaomi is taking the opportunity to show off its smart glasses, which look much more advanced than Facebook’s product. Read More »
Visiting a waterfall in a forest or watching a sunrise from a mountaintop are great ways to heed the siren-like calls of wanderlust, and these hiking apps make it easy to find nearby (and faraway) trails worth exploring. Read More »
Be sure to wipe your storage drives, laptops, smartphones, tablets, and anything that potentially contained sensitive files before getting rid of it. Whether you’re disposing of it, selling it, or giving it away, you should securely erase your data first. Read More »
It’s another week, and another batch of Netflix content is coming your way. This time, you can expect the return (and final season) of a popular original series, along with a new film starring Melissa McCarthy, just to name a few. Read More »