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Fleye shows not every drone needs exposed blades

As drones become more popular, the conversation has turned to safety. With their multiple rotors, exposed blades and ever increasing weights, there is some danger to them flying around near humans. Not so much with Fleye though. The circular drone was revealed at last week’s CES show and using an …

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Edward Snowden uses Demolition Man tech to talk at CES

Edward Snowden has made an appearance at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. Not, as you might expect, in person, but on a display with its own locomotion, looking rather like the meeting room in Demolition Man. The technology was really important, Snowden said, because it allowed him to talk at …

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Chinese ‘Hoverboard’ booth raided at CES

Despite the two wheeled ‘hoverboards’ being one of the more recent boom and bust industries in the tech world, with bans and warnings of dangerous batteries, companies are still iterating on the idea. Are they allowed to though? One Chinese manufacturer has had its CES booth raided by U.S. marshals …

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Papercraft 3D printing shows up at CES 2016

As much as 3D printers are an awesome invention offering home-brew modellers and enthusiasts a chance to create lots of fun items out of plastic, you do still need resin or some other uncommon building materials to actually construct them with. Not so with Mcor’s Arke though, as it uses …

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Oculus Rift goes on sale for £530

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset is now available for pre-order, priced at $600 (£530 inc. shipping the UK). This is vastly more than the originally projected $300-$350 cost for the consumer head mounted display (HMD), but we were warned previously by Palmer Luckey and several others involved in its …

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The DAQRI Augmented Reality headset debuts at CES

Altering reality is perhaps the biggest theme of the Consumer Electronics Show this year, but it’s not all about HTC and Oculus, as DAQRI has come up with an AR device of its own, powered by an Intel processor, RealSense 3D camera, and the ability to overlays schematics and blueprints …

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NASA showed up at CES… with VR gear

NASA has been making a splash at this year’s CES, but not by showing off technological developments like crew capsules or rocket engines, but with virtual reality. The American space agency brought along a number of VR and AR headsets and is using them to give the public an experience …

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Acer debuts world-first USB Type-C equipped display

USB Type-C is an exciting development for those who have spent years reversing and then re-reversing USB cables and sticks, trying to find the correct way to plug them in. While its reversible nature is exciting of course, USB Type-C’s support for USB 3.1’s 10Gbps bandwidth is even more so, …

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