Oculus VR, the company behind virtual-reality headset Oculus Rift, on Tuesday used the ongoing the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) trade show introduced the world to a new prototype of the hardware.
With the new prototype Oculus Rift, the company displayed the virtual-reality world in "true" high definition (HD); i. e. in full 1080p.
The new display creates an immersive world (virtual-reality) and makes the user feel that he/she is really there. The HD display splits into half, allowing each eye to see a 960x1080 portrait display.
It has been stated that an amount of £2m has been spent on over 50 gagging orders that bans staff from speaking out.
NHS chief Sir David Nicholson was accused by Tory MP Steve Barclay, who obtained the figures, of falling short of either asking either failing to ask questions about the orders or being `complicit in a cover-up'.
He further added that the entire culture of health services needed a change and following this, Sir David must stand down now. he is scheduled to retire next year.
As compared to women who are not professionals and successful, women who are otherwise are prone to breast cancer and stress at work, including prejudice, discrimination, and resistance, could be to blame.
A new research states that the risk of developing breast cancer was 70 per cent higher among professional women.
A research was carried out on women for 55 years. The women were in the age group of thirties and the study started in 1970s. a link was established between cancer and job stress and stated that the risk was more if the job was held longer.
Network provider AT&T on Monday introduced a new application for the iPhone that turns the popular iOS-based device into a walkie-talkie.
Called Enhanced PTT (Enhanced Push-to-Talk), the new iOS app equips the iPhone 5 and 4S with two-radio features.
Users of Enhanced PTT will be able to use their iPhone to talk to one person through a private call and a large number of people via a group call. Like a walkie-talkie, Enhanced PTT-equipped will allow users to switch between talk and listen mode with just the touch of a button.
Tablet ownership in the United States jumped almost twice in the last one year, and adults aged between thirties and forties are now more likely than other age groups to own a tablet, as per a report published by the Pew Internet Center.
The report, conducted by Princeton Survey Research Associates International from April 17 to May 19 this year, revealed that slightly more than a third (34 per cent) adults in the United States now own a tablet like apple's iPad or Samsung's Galaxy Tab.
The figure represents a big jump in tablet adoption from last year's figure of 18 per cent.
North Carolina lawmakers are planning to tax hybrid and electric cars to make their owners contribute their share toward maintaining the roads & services they use.
Gas taxes are the biggest source of transportation funding in the United States. According to figures released by the National Conference of State Legislatures, gas taxes account for around 40 per cent of highway revenues in North Carolina and a whopping 90 per cent at the federal level.
Auto giant Toyota recently introduced the world to a new version of the compact Corolla at an event in Santa Monica, California.
The new version, which the world's largest automaker introduced in a bid to attract new, younger buyers to the brand, is longer and boasts an athletic look that makes it look quit closer to a sports car.
The 2014 version has received a new transmission and suspension along with several enhanced interior features, which according to Toyota's claims makes the car more luxurious.
Electronics & entertainment giant Sony will use the upcoming E3 2013 event to announce more than forty games for its various PlayStation systems and also introduce the world to its next-generation console PlayStation 4 (PS4).
The company will take the stage at this year's E3 event on Monday, 10th of June. The company's PlayStation conference will though air somewhat late for Spike to transmit on their live E3 coverage.
Researchers at the University of Washington's Networks Lab have developed a new whole-home gesture recognition system, which is being considered as a big leap towards making a home a `smart home'.
The new system, dubbed WiSee, makes use of radio waves from Wi-Fi to sense movements of body parts or detect command gestures within a home or office.
According to the researchers, as Wi-Fi signals are capable of traveling through walls, the new technology will allow users to control their various gadgets and appliances from any room in the home, without any need of sensors or cameras.
Amazon's long dormant 9.7-inch Kindle DX has once again been made available for purchase, with a price tag of $299.
The Kindle DX had vanished from the online retailer's e-reader line back in October last year, in wake of the announcement of the backlit Kindle Paperwhite e-reader plus a new line of Kindle Fire tablets.
Confirming the return of the Kindle DX, "Kindle DX is again available on Amazon. com. Our website lists the most up to date availability for all products. We're excited to offer customers this option."
In 2011, UK saw about half a million people being diagnosed with a sexually transmitted infection called Chlamydia and gonorrhea.
The figures were released by Public Health England, PHE, in 2011 and the figures stated that there were 448,422 diagnoses, this shows there is a rise of five per cent.
A warning has come from health officials seeing the rise in the number of diagnoses about a rising number of people putting themselves at risk through unsafe sex.
Penguin Chief Executive David Shanks told Justice Department that he was shocked in disbelief when he was altered in the year 2007 that online retailer Amazon prized newly released e-books at $9.99.
The CEO was testifying yesterday at the Justice Department's conspiracy trial against Apple in Manhattan federal court.
He said that he was shocked at the $9.99 price tag as hardcover physical versions of the books were selling at $25. Thus, pricing of the digital books was posing a big threat to the book industry.
Cupertino, Calif.-based tech giant Apple's new, donut-shaped campus will generated as many as 7,400 new full-time jobs, providing a big boost to employment and local economy.
The four-story facility, one of the last projects that Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs had worked on before his death, will be called Apple Campus 2. It is scheduled to open in 2016.
The iPhone/iPad maker is already the biggest employer in Cupertino, with a workforce of more than 16,000 full time employees. The Campus 2 will increase the number of the company's full time employees to nearly
At the Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan on Monday, device manufacturer Asus unveiled a three-in-one computer - the Asus Transformer Book Trio - which can not only be used as a laptop and a tablet, but also as a desktop PC, if the users add an external monitor.
Asus Transformer Book Trio can run Windows 8 and Android simultaneously. Though the plugging of the tablet in the laptop dock gives the device an appearance similar to its previous Transformer devices, the Trio transforms into a full-fledged Windows 8 laptop due to the full hardware complement inside the dock.
Ever-increasing demand is impacting health care in Britain and it is evident from the fact that from January to March, over 300,000 patients had to wait for over four hours in A&E.
There was a cancellation of about 220 planned operations in less than a day's notice in January, February and March this year, according to the recent figures.
The NHS was getting an indication due to pressures on emergency care and this was stated by the Kings Fund's chief economist John Appleby.
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