Huami has taken what it’s learned from its partnership designing Xiaomi’s Xiaomi Mi Band 2 and Mi Band Pulse to create its own line of wearables under the name Amazfit. While the Mi Bands are very fitness tracker-esque and somewhat run of the mill, there’s no doubt the Amazfit offerings, Moon Beam and Equator, are [View Full Post]
Since its first announcement at the tenth Google I/O, it became clear Google’s push into VR with Cardboard was just the beginning. We’ve long suspected Google would launch a follow up to the simple viewer in the form of a plastic competitor to Samsung’s Gear VR – and we were sort of right. Only a [View Full Post]
Obduction is an adventure game hailing from Cyan, the same studio that produced the ’90s point-and-click classics Myst (1993) and Riven (1997). The game has been hotly awaited since it netted over $1.3 million on Kickstarter back in late 2013, but despite the fact that it’s officially launching on PC today, fans hoping to strap into a VR headset and start exploring will have to wait a little bit longer. Cyan maintains the VR version of the game is ‘coming soon’, but that didn’t stop us from getting our hands on a so called ‘pre-release version’ for the Oculus Rift.
Minecraft is finally on its way for the Oculus Rift as the Windows 10 version of the mega hit social world-building game is due to add VR support “in the coming weeks”.
VR finally feels real in 2016. With HTC Vive and Oculus Rift out alongside Samsungs Gear VR and Google Cardboard, you have yourself a huge selection of both high-end and mobile games to choose from. PlayStation VR is slated for an October launch so expect even more titles then since we’re pretty sure Sony knows [View Full Post]
The S+ is a sleep monitor that promises to analyse and improve your bed time. While pretty much every fitness tracker claims to help you make more sense of your snoozing, this device has been built by ResMed, a US company that was working in sleep decades before anyone was talking about Fitbit. ResMed sells [View Full Post]
Buying the best Android Wear smartwatch can be a difficult task, with a grand total of 19 different devices now hitting officialdom. Or 21 if you count different sized models. Or just 10 if you take away the one that got cancelled (but then relaunched). See, we told you it was confusing. Google’s smartwatch OS [View Full Post]
It blew Kickstarter away in 2014, raising $2.4m, and now the Sense sleep tracker is available to buy in all good shops for $129. Sense is the brainchild of James Proud, who upped sticks from South London to code like crazy in California and set up Hello, a smart devices enterprise with a whole team [View Full Post]
The Polar V800 launched way back in 2014, but it remains a go-to watch for hardcore runners, cyclists and triathletes among others. It’s easy to see why. The rugged multisport GPS watch delivers super battery life, tracks an array of sports and there’s a host of smart coaching modes. Since it launched, though, Polar has [View Full Post]
Strapping on a good heart rate monitor is an easy way to supercharge your running or training. It not only makes your stats more accurate, but it also enables you to start heart rate training in specific zones, which can make your regime more efficient. Increasingly, companies are starting to add heart rate monitors into [View Full Post]