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Huawei unveils Gear VR-style headset for the P9 Huawei unveils Gear VR-style headset for the P9
- April 16, 2016

It is also one of the first VR headsets to offer 360-degree sound, as long as you have the right headphones plugged and with right content bring played, Huawei claims. Pricing and availability has yet to be revealed. The headset is nearly entirely a clone of the Gear VR in that you slot a smartphone into the viewer, put on a head strap and navigate VR content with a touchpad on the side. (more...)
Octopus makes an amazing escape Octopus makes an amazing escape
- April 15, 2016

Inky fled the confines of his tank at the National Aquarium of New Zealand about three months ago, though news of the daring ploy just surfaced and spread like an ink blast through water this week. " Inky really tested the waters here", he told the Guardian . Aquarium guests already miss him-he was popular with both the staff and visitors, according to Yarrall-but many are cheering him on, too. (more...)
Facebook Unveils 360-Degree 3D Video Camera At F8 Developer Conference
- April 15, 2016

The cameras installed on the Facebook Surround 360 use a global shutter instead of a rolling one. Facebook revealed that the designs for the camera will be made available on GitHub this summer.Well, considering Facebook's surging interest into video content on all sorts - such as Live Videos, Video ads etc. (more...)
'Game of Thrones' trailer sets up war with the White Walkers
- April 14, 2016

Game of Thrones premier in LA was a star studded night. As Davos warned, "The real war is between the living and the dead". And make no mistake, the dead are coming'. Arya is still under training, so we aren't sure when she will get a chance to wreak vengeance on those who wronged her and her family. As " Game of Thrones " season 6 draws nearer, new teasers are being released nearly every day. (more...)
SpaceX Dragon arrives at International Space Station, delivers vital cargo SpaceX Dragon arrives at International Space Station, delivers vital cargo
- April 14, 2016

He later deleted the tweet. After placing the Dragon spacecraft into orbit, the main-stage booster of the Falcon 9 rocket separated and safely landed on a floating platform in the ocean, reports BBC. "Anything beyond Earth is likely to need to land on the ship", Musk said , referring to the potential of future space habitats extending beyond Earth's orbit. (more...)
Guardian: SpaceX rocket successfully lands on ocean drone platform for first time
- April 14, 2016

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on a NASA cargo on Friday and today at 07.23am ET the crew aboard ISS captured the rocket's payload in space. After approximately 2 and a half minutes , the main portion of the SpaceX's two-stage rocket separated and then turned around and headed toward a landing platform located in the middle of the Atlantic around 185 miles northeast of Cape Canaveral . (more...)