New Action Cam Has GoPro Hero+ Specs for $200

You know what they say about champagne taste? This is like that, but with action cams. The post New Action Cam Has GoPro Hero+ Specs for $200 appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Brian Barrett Powered by WPeMatico...

First Click: The scariest place on Earth is inside an Oculus Rift

Some people like to be scared. They’ll happily pay for the experience inside a movie theater or haunted house because it’s fun. Fun. Not me, and definitely not in virtual reality. VR is shaping up to be the scariest place on the planet. Searching for “Rift” on Vine reveals...

Maybe Emoji Passcodes Aren’t Such a Good Idea

The glyph system is making its way into more and more facets of our digital lives. The post Maybe Emoji Passcodes Aren’t Such a Good Idea appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Megan Logan Powered by WPeMatico...

Bloomberg donates $100M to New York City's tech island campus

Billionaire and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has wanted to create tech jobs in the Big Apple for years. The best way to do that, he decided, was to organize a competition for universities to build a futuristic tech campus in the city. This week, Bloomberg announced a...

This Week's Xbox One and Xbox 360 Deals With Gold Revealed

Microsoft has published a list of all the Xbox One and Xbox 360 games on sale this week on Xbox Live for console owners with an Xbox Live Gold subscription. There are some great options, as Forza Horizon 2 is available for $30, while you can buy DICE’s Battlefield:...

Bethesda on New Fallout Mobile Game: "This Is Not About Making Money"

Bethesda’s just-released Fallout Shelter for iOS is racing up the charts. Released on Sunday, the game is currently the top free app on iTunes, and fourth overall (third for games) in the revenue gross chart. The game is only behind mobile juggernauts Clash of Clans and Game of War...

The Near-future Free-roaming of Mirror's Edge Catalyst at E3 2015

DICE is being very careful not to call Mirror’s Edge Catalyst an “open-world game”. Designer Erik Ortman says the studio prefers to think of it as “free-roaming”. The difference is a subtle one; an open-world game implies a single, contiguous world to explore without interruption, while free-roaming is more...

StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void Gets a Free Prologue and July Beta

StarCraft II is getting another expansion, titled Legacy of the Void, at some unannounced point in the future. To hold players over, developer Blizzard is making a free prologue for it. Called Whispers of Oblivion, this prologue will have three missions, including the first focusing on Zeratul since the...