Crescent Demos Immersive Digital Entertainment VR, No Commercial Release On The Horizon (Video)

Long story short, this new immersive display from Crescent seeks to eradicate the invisible wall separating gamers from their diversion. That’s pretty basic, as the technology for this dates back at least (by our estimates) 20 years. Of course, its latest incarnation as the Immersive Digital Entertainment headgear is quite an attraction. The event pictured below is the 3D & Virtual Reality Exhibition.

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Sony To Stop Shipping MiniDisc Walkman

Hardly a year after the cassette playing Walkman was finally consigned to oblivion, news has broken out the same fate will be shared by the MiniDisc. In case the MiniDisc never made a difference in your life, don’t fret. Since it’s debut in the early 90s the MiniDisc has only managed to sell 22 million of its kind. That’s a meager sum by Sony’s standards.

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MIT Geniuses Create Cataract Detecting iPhone Device (Video)

It’s called the CATRA  System and instead of being tested in a lab, it’s already been embraced by medical professionals to detect cataracts. Cataracts are ugly and have reduced countless human beings’ quality of life. The great thing about the CATRA System is it’s available for all iPhone generations. Oh iPhone, where would modern medicine be without you? The next step here would be to make it universal to more smartphones, as the CATRA System could do a world of good to people across the globe.

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NASA Shuttle Atlantis Embarks On Final Historic Mission

Cape Canaveral, 11:29 am. A sizable congregation of onlookers were transfixed by the poetic ascension of the last manned shuttle flight. Half an hour short of most employee’s lunch breaks yesterday, the space shuttle Atlantis began its mission to deliver supplies to the ISS. After this, the end of the beginning is final.

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BioLite Stove Is One Impressive Gadget (Video)

Seen below is the BioLite, an exciting new cooking appliance being marketed to campers and rural communities. There are actually two variants of the BioLite, the CampStove and HomeStove. Both are fueled by a moderate amount of natural residue—wood, dung, or husks—which creates enough power to juice a cellphone.

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Geeky Pixel Glasses Are Oddly Fashionable

The awful news is they come in two variants: 5 and 6 dpi. A creation by a Belarusian designer, the pixelated sunglasses look retro for their conspicuous lack of ergonomics. This means they probably won’t match most outfits today and wearing these compels you to dig up old clothes in your neighbor’s closet.

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New Spray Could Eradicate Germs Completely

Our consumer society shares a special relationship with germs. The invisible microorganisms are the arch-villain for many a product, be it bathing soap to hand sanitizers. Somehow, germs are pure evil—and they are. But this is too much of a blanket statement. As a recent article here at Geeky Gadgets pointed out, bacteria actually help strengthen our immune systems over time. But is anyone listening?

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Japanese Cooling Gel Looks Weird And Suspicious

Sure, the Japanese just love consumer items; the cuter the packaging the better. But this newfangled cooling gel borders on the utterly strange. Cooling gel seems to be a growing trend in Japan, especially for the male demographic. It’s geeky as hell for sure, ut does anyone wonder about the chemicals they’re exposing themselves to?

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Secrets Of Soviet Space Shuttle Program Revealed By Cosmonaut

What’s that? Soviet space shuttles were supposed t deliver nuclear missiles? This from an ISS veteran and cosmonaut who shares the straight dope on the late USSR’s impressive shuttle effort, the Buran. Cursory research indicates that the Buran was tested once in 1988 and was far more advanced than some Western observers were willing to admit. For starters, it was completely unmanned and managed to orbit the Earth twice before a flawless landing. But that’s not all.

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GE Tumblr Blog Showcases 130 years Of Innovation

In case you missed the news, Tumblr is one the largest free blogging platforms a round. So huge, in fact, it produces enough content to rival more established platforms like WordPress. Small wonder then that corporations are hopping aboard to make their brand more visible. But amid all the hoopla, General Electric has produced a special log-type exhibit of all its hardware. Judging by the below, the pictures are impressive.

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U.S. Navy Begins Harnessing Bacteria Power

As if further proof of how viable bacteria are is necessary. Bacteria are the true masters of this world. If they weren’t, then how come so many varieties of consumer products claim they can exterminate them? Anyway, this particular story should be valuable to bacteria nerds in particular and U.S. Navy nuts in general. Apparently a recent experiment off the coast of Thailand sought to prove the usefulness of harnessing bacterial gas.

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Planetside 2 First Glimpse Trailer Unveiled (video)

If you were a fan of Planetside the massively multiplayer first person shooter which was originally launched back in 2003 by Sony Online Entertainment. You might be pleased to know that Sony have been hard at work creating a sequel to the popular game and has today released a first glimpse trailer of their new Planetside 2 game, which was code named ‘Planetside Next’ whilst under development.

As you can see from the images below the graphics have had a big make over to bring them more up to date lets hope the gameplay is as good as the original.

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