Thomas McMullan

Hands-on Preview: Skyrim VR and Doom VFR

Hands-on Preview: Skyrim VR and Doom VFR

Bethesda has given some of its biggest games a VR makeover. Are the results any good?
By Thomas McMullan Sep 20 2017, 1:02PM
SpaceX launches top-secret space shuttle before Irma reaches Florida

SpaceX launches top-secret space shuttle before Irma reaches Florida

SpaceX has skirted Hurricane Irma to send a top-secret military shuttle into space...
By Thomas McMullan Sep 8 2017, 12:46PM
Explainer: VR, AR and MR - What’s the difference?

Explainer: VR, AR and MR - What’s the difference?

What we talk about when we talk about VR... and AR and MR.
By Thomas McMullan Aug 29 2017, 9:52AM
Watching porn does have an impact on how men view women

Watching porn does have an impact on how men view women

Researchers surveyed 330 men, between 17 and 54 years old, about their first encounter with pornography.
By Thomas McMullan Aug 7 2017, 10:34AM
Samsung accidentally 'reveals' Galaxy Note 8

Samsung accidentally 'reveals' Galaxy Note 8

Samsung may have prematurely lifted the lid on the Galaxy Note 8.
By Thomas McMullan Jul 17 2017, 10:12AM
Microsoft’s Seeing AI app helps the blind 'see' everything around them

Microsoft’s Seeing AI app helps the blind 'see' everything around them

Microsoft has released an AI-powered app that can speak about what it sees in front of it.
By Thomas McMullan Jul 14 2017, 12:33PM
A projector for tree shadows is nostalgia for nature

A projector for tree shadows is nostalgia for nature

Fake plastic tree shadows.
By Thomas McMullan Jul 10 2017, 12:36PM
Elon Musk’s “Godot” drill is making a tunnel under Los Angeles

Elon Musk’s “Godot” drill is making a tunnel under Los Angeles

The Boring Company’s Beckett-inspired machine is making subterranean holes.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 30 2017, 1:03PM
Unity is making it much easier to make films from games

Unity is making it much easier to make films from games

At Unity Unite 2017, a PC game is pulled apart and made into a film set.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 28 2017, 11:16AM
Mario in augmented reality looks like a Nintendo-fuelled acid trip

Mario in augmented reality looks like a Nintendo-fuelled acid trip

A developer has made the first level of Super Mario Bros. for Microsoft HoloLens.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 23 2017, 10:40AM
Amazon files sinister patent for its physical stores

Amazon files sinister patent for its physical stores

Amazon’s “Physical Store Online Shopping Control” prevents in-store users looking at competitors’ prices.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 19 2017, 10:07AM
Touching friends, lovers and the dead with virtual reality

Touching friends, lovers and the dead with virtual reality

Haptic bodysuits and “sensory” VR promise a digital world of touch – even with the dead.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 19 2017, 9:49AM
The best announcements of E3 2017 (so far)

The best announcements of E3 2017 (so far)

From a co-op prison break to Fallout 4 VR, here's our pick of the most interesting announcements at E3 2017.
By Thomas McMullan Jun 14 2017, 12:11PM
World champion calls Google’s AlphaGo a “Go god” after defeat

World champion calls Google’s AlphaGo a “Go god” after defeat

AlphaGo has beaten the reigning world Go champion in the first of three matches.
By Thomas McMullan May 24 2017, 12:27PM
Samsung to reveal “stretchable” display tomorrow, report claims

Samsung to reveal “stretchable” display tomorrow, report claims

Samsung’s new display can allegedly be stretched “like a balloon”.
By Thomas McMullan May 23 2017, 10:28AM
Get your apps to Mars!

Get your apps to Mars!

Smartphone app Space Nation wants to train you for space… and then send you there.
By Thomas McMullan May 22 2017, 12:38PM
Nintendo is making a Legend of Zelda mobile game

Nintendo is making a Legend of Zelda mobile game

A mobile Zelda is reported to follow Nintendo’s next Animal Crossing game.
By Thomas McMullan May 16 2017, 1:41PM
Apple moves into sleep monitoring with purchase of Beddit

Apple moves into sleep monitoring with purchase of Beddit

Finnish company Beddit makes hardware and software for tracking sleep.
By Thomas McMullan May 11 2017, 1:17PM
Review: Little Nightmares

Review: Little Nightmares

Spirited Away meets Playdead’s INSIDE in Tarsier Studios’ grim puzzle-platformer.
By Thomas McMullan May 1 2017, 1:07PM
Fitbit data used in murder investigation

Fitbit data used in murder investigation

Movement information from a Fitbit fitness tracker has been used to help solve a murder.
By Thomas McMullan Apr 27 2017, 11:30AM