Other Amazing Uses For The Oculus Rift

Once upon a time, war motivated mankind to develop technology at an unheard-of rate, resulting in many incredibly new breakthroughs, not least of all being the internet.

Today that has changed, and now it is commercialism, along with the community-driven power of the internet that is pushing technology forward at an accelerated rate. Just look at the Oculus Rift for instance – built for gamers and funded through ‘crowdsourcing’ – this is a ‘grass routes’ indie movement that has made virtual reality a possibility again.

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Be Like the Jetsons: Smart Home Automation for 2017

Be Like the Jetsons: Smart Home Automation for 2017

When you think of the ultimate modern home, you might think about “The Jetsons” cartoon, in which short work weeks, human cloning and being transported in vacuum-like tubes were the norm. While there might not be flying cars or on-demand food dispensers in 2017, homes are getting smarter, fast. If you are anxious to be like George Jetson and have your home do more for you, check out some of what’s new in 2017. You might be surprised by what is already automated.

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Tech Innovations Are Changing How We Discover New Music

Tech Innovations Are Changing How We Discover New Music

A report by Next Big Sound found that one trillion streams of music were played during the first half of 2015 across YouTube, Vevo, Rdio, Spotify, SoundCloud, Vimeo, and Pandora. We live in a world with more streaming options than ever, and more access to music than the average music fan can handle. But that can also make it tough to discover new music and artists. The music industry is responding to the rising demand for streaming music consumption by delivering customized service and experiences. It’s becoming easier for consumers to find those hidden musical gems in a sea of streaming songs. Here’s a look at how tech innovations are revolutionizing the way we consume music.

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How Smart Cars May Impact Our Driving Habits and Abilities

Remember when you were a kid and your mom got lost while driving the family to your vacation destination? Your dad likely opened the glove box, busted out a huge map, and figured out in a matter of minutes where the wrong turn had occurred and how to get back driving in the right direction.

Nowadays, if you get lost while driving your kiddos someplace, one of them can invariably bust out their smartphone and use a GPS app to provide you with directions on where to go. While this technology is handy and can limit stress when you’re lost, it also means younger generations will have lost the ability to read a physical map. Despite what the future may bring in advanced car technology, here are several trends about how the smart cars of tomorrow will impact the way we travel.

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