‘The Martian VR experience’ to debut at CES 2016

Hollywood’s getting serious about moving beyond those old cardboard 3D glasses. The 21st Century Fox entertainment conglomerate said that it has a deal to buy a minority stake in a

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Share music with a swipe on ‘Muzik’ headphones

NEW YORK: Muzik, a high-end headphone startup, is coming up with a new device that will allow users to control the tunes they are listening to by swiping on buttons

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90% of smartphone users suffer from this syndrome

Nine of 10 people suffer from “phantom vibration syndrome” — where they mistakenly think their mobile phone is vibrating in their pocket — it has been claimed. Dr Robert Rosenberger,

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Jump up and down to charge your phone

LAS VEGAS: A little exercise not only does your body good, it can charge up your smartphone. Evanston, Illinois-based Ampy showed off its Ampy Move, a wearable battery pack that

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Tech tethers dog lovers remotely to their pets

LAS VEGAS: Gadgets galore are letting dog lovers stay connected to their pets even when they can’t take canine companions with them on the go. A sea of innovations on

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Crash rate of self-driving cars less than conventional cars

WASHINGTON: Self-driving cars are involved in fewer crashes on average than vehicles with a driver behind the wheel, a study released on Friday by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute shows.

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Touch-free car controls split world’s drivers

LAS VEGAS: Germans love the latest wave of touch-free car controls, which respond to the flick of a wrist or the swipe of a hand, as it means no messy

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Renault-Nissan alliance plans self-driving cars over next four years

SAN FRANCISCO: The alliance between automakers Renault and Nissan will launch more than 10 cars with self-driving technology over the next four years in the United States, Europe, China and

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World’s first passenger-carrying drone makes debut at CES 2016

LAS VEGAS: Chinese drone maker Ehang is unveiling what it calls the world’s first drone capable of carrying a human passenger, although it’s not releasing many details. Ehang’s booth in

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Pentagon award to recognise US drone operators

WASHINGTON: The US military will create a new way to recognize drone operators and other service members who contribute to America’s fighting efforts from afar. According to a Pentagon memo

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