Motion controlled gaming

Thursday, February 3, 2011 by cyberacoustics

Remember when the Wii came out back in 2006? Everyone from Grandma to little Tommy were going head-to-head in fierce battles of bowling. Then came the Wii balance board, which brought exercise and dance back into the living room. For a few years, the Wii dominated the motion-controlled gaming arena, but times have changed. This past holiday season, Sony sold to retailers 4.1 million Playstation Move bundles and controllers, while Microsoft sold a whopping 8 million Kinects to retailers. Both of these giants finally realized that there is a growing demand for active video gaming. 


Gigapixel Art

Wednesday, February 9, 2011 by cyberacoustics

Leave it to Google to change the way we see art. Over the past 18 months, Google has been working with some of the world's top art museums to capture interactive pictures of some of their finest pieces of art. 


Up, up, and away

Wednesday, February 16, 2011 by cyberacoustics

I may be dating myself, but remember those Superman clips with him flying around in the sky? You knew you were protected with Supes flying up there. Iconic comic heroes aside, how safe are we really going to feel computing in the "cloud?"


iPad or TV? How about both at the same time?

Wednesday, February 23, 2011 by cyberacoustics

My daughter is a die-hard Grey's Anatomy fan. Thursday night at 9 o'clock, the world stops as she opens the door to Seattle Grace Hospital and walks in. Where does this leave me? Sitting on the sidelines, holding my iPad.



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