I Traveled to Hawaii and London in This Weird VR Holodeck


Virtuality is still stuck in an awkward liminal stage. Sony introduced Morpheus, Samsung's $200 Gear VR is just around the corner, and the Oculus Rift continues to showcase the best the platform has to offer. But it's a technology not easily accessible. Instead, it's still relegated to strange demos and experimental… » 9/19/14 3:05pm 9/19/14 3:05pm

Shocker: People Want Their Digital Entertainment on the Go

Hotels and airlines have stumbled across the fact that people own iPods, computers, HDTVs and all manners of fancy gadgetry loaded with music, movies and more—and maybe, just maybe, we'd like our lodgings and flights to resemble the rest of life in the 21st century. So now they're racing to catch up to two years ago,… » 7/10/07 10:35am 7/10/07 10:35am

Marriott the Geek Travel Lodge of Choice: Hotels Full of HDTVs by 2009

Marriott is trying to get with the times by announcing today that all of its chains in the U.S. and Canada will offer HDTV by 2009. Each hotel room will have a standard 32-inch flat-panel, with easy-access plugs for hooking up your laptop, MP3 player, or camcorder. Not bad considering the last two hotels I stayed at… » 2/28/07 8:36pm 2/28/07 8:36pm