With many office workers in the US being asked to work from home if their job allows, Magic Leap's customary updates for the Lumin OS and Lumin SDK brings some help to keep distributed workforces connected.
Photo taken last year on the road to Berlin
Taken outside my apartment in Austin, TX. I have been looking forward to rain for months, and at last......it came! :)
By far the most significant development for AR in the coming months and years — the development that will drive AR adoption — will be our reliance upon the AR cloud.
Mixed reality developer Arvizio has updated its MR Studio software suite to integrate processing of 3D light detection and ranging (LiDAR) point clouds.
Today, I'm going show you how to back up all of your apps and their data using Android Debug Bridge (ADB)—an essential function for all softModders. These commands will be especially useful when you are updating your version of Android, since they don't require a third-party program to run on your device.
Dropbox lets you store anywhere from 2 GB to 18 GB of data for free, but if you want more cloud storage you're going to have to pay. Even if you do, Dropbox only gives you 500 GB for a pro membership. So how do you get more cloud storage without paying a dime? Start using Flickr.
We are in the midst of a mini-boom for communications tools designed for augmented reality headsets, with the introduction of Avatar Chat and Mimesys for Magic Leap One and Spatial for the HoloLens within the last few months.
Before we dive any further into getting your Mac ready for hacking, I wanted to continue on with the concept of encryption. In the last part, we talked about full disk encryption on your Mac, but now I want to quickly cover the encryption of disk images before we dive into managing passwords, terminal emulators, etc.
If you're spending hours on your phone playing games like Angry Birds and Candy Crush Saga, or posting online to Google+ and Pinterest, you're probably being spied on. The latest releases from NSA whistle blower Edward Snowden reveal that the National Security Agency, and its UK counterpart, GCHQ, are mining the ad networks utilized in these apps to collect a trove of information on you.
The mushroom cloud is one of the iconic images of the 20th century, calling to mind destruction, progress, and arguably the single most important event of the century. This video will show you how to create a 3D model of one using 3D Studio MAX 4 or higher. This can then be used in all kinds of video games and movies that you might be making.
Next to Apple, Snap is currently one of the most important companies on the planet in terms of delivering products that are moving augmented reality into the mainstream. That's why it's no surprise that Facebook, which is also focused on AR and tried to acquire the company for $3 billion several years ago, duplicates many of the smaller company's features.
Fresh off shipping an augmented reality game for Magic Leap, Resolution Games has farmed another $7.5 million in funding through a Series B round.
Connoisseurs of hard liquor always face a dilemma: how do they chill their spirits without diluting the flavors? After all, if you've shelled out big bucks for a bottle of single malt, you really don't want to mess it up with an ice cube that has freezer burn. (As for refrigerating whisky, most people recommend against doing that: it can cause the whisky to "haze," or look clouded.)
Use a 2D image of clouds to generate realistic video footage of 3D cloud motion. In this tutorial from All Bets Are Off, Aharon Rabinowitz demonstrates how to create this effect using a single 2D image of clouds and a few simple clicks.
Minecraft is the surprise indie hit of 2010 and it's still only in Alpha! And one of the mainstays of the name, "mining" is a key element to not only survival but advancement in the game and the construction of bigger and better items, tools, armor, buildings, ect. If you're confused on how to find the materials, or maybe an effective way of actually creating a good mining tunnel, this video tutorial will guide you. You'll learn what types of materials you'll need, as well as what some of the...
Cloud drawing is a snap, and it's a great place to learn how to smudge your pencil lead when you are drawing.
In this four-part song tutorial, you'll learn how to play "Sweet Child of Mine" by Guns N' Roses in its entirety on electric guitar. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate and advanced guitarists, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this lesson to get started playing "Sweet Child of Mine" on your guitar!
Learn how to play "Until You're Mine" by Demi Lovato, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:
This video walkthrough guides you through the "Goron Mines" chapter of Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess for the Nintendo Wii including the boss fights and locations of any heart pieces, golden bugs, and poe souls.
To make a rainbow, blow up three tube-shape white balloons, twist the bottom ends of the three balloons together, then braid the balloons together like you would for your hair. Twist the top ends of the balloons together. This will now be the cloud that your rainbow will be sitting on. Now choose three more tube shape balloons of different colors. The different colors will be the colors of the rainbow. Blow the balloons up. Get the first color and twist a little ball out of one end. Slip the ...
Do Try This at Home brings us video on how to create a cloud in a container. With just a few simple items household items we can create a cloud. He explains to us the science behind what he is doing and why is works the way it does. After that he demonstrates how to create the cloud with quite amazing results. He easily has created a cloud and suggests that we try this at home because it much easier to see and enjoy in person.
This video instructs the viewer about the basics of cloud computing, using more than one computer and managing your computing needs online. The instructor explains, "Cloud computing is a metaphor for using the Internet for your computing needs." A program called cloudo, allows the user to store information online through an interface that looks like a regular computer desktop; then the information can be accessed via password from any computer with an internet connection. Other programs also ...
Cool! A cloud in a bottle! You can make one yourself by watching this little how-to. You'll need a bottle, a bike pump and a little attachment from the hardware store.
Mining is one of the best ways to earn resources when you play EVE Online. This tutorial includes everything you need to know in order to profit from mining - all you need is a ship and a mining laser!
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to create a jellyfish environment in Photoshop.
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to create cloud over a sea in Photoshop.
Mining is an important part of Minecraft, after all, it's in the name. This video will show you how to build a basic mine cart station. Mine carts are a great way to move objects through your world, or you can hop on and take a ride yourself.
Want to find the most efficient way to spend your resources mining in Minecraft? This two part tutorial shows you how you can set up easy and efficient systems for mining the caves and mountains on your game of Minecraft.
This how-to video describes how to play the game Minesweeper. To begin, simply click anywhere on the board; the narrator suggests the corner out of personal preference. If you remove a group of squares with a single click you can begin working on flagging mines, but otherwise try clicking until you get a workable section. Each successful click will display a number. This number describes how many mines this square is touching. If you feel that you know where a mine is, you can right click on ...
A great free video training from tasktutorial on how to create a cartoon cloud in Adobe Illustrator. All the project files are available to download for free at the Adobe website. First create a background: select the rectangle tool then create a new layer and draw a rectangle across the canvas. Now select the path, go to gradient and edit the it a bit until it's a shade of blue. Lock the gradient and create a new layer. Select white fill color and 2 point black stroke and draw a few oval sha...
Learn how to play "Make It Mine" by Jason Mraz, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here:
Taylor Swift is one of the most talented and most beautiful musicians to grace the pop stage in quite some time. Her latest single "Mine" lives up to the legacy of her past hits by being insanely catchy and having really clever, deep lyrics. If you liked the makeup look she rocked in the music video, watch this. It will show you how to recreate that look yourself. No word on how to replicate the blonde guy though...
In this how to video, you will learn how to draw an angel. First, draw the circles for the body and head. Add a leg and arm, as it will be drawn from a side view. Draw a rectangular shape for the harp and a circle for the halo. Lastly, draw the cloud below the body and wings. From here, you can fill in a detailed outline over the basic shapes drawn. This includes the fluff lines of the cloud, the feather lines of the wings, the mouth and hair of the angel, and the strings inside the harp. Onc...
Watch Jeffrey Scudder demonstrate his GData Python Client Library extension that makes it easy to use Google Spreadsheets as a database in the information cloud.
On Monday, Apple unveiled its Apple Card, the company's boldest move yet toward becoming a truly mainstream mobile payments company. And the product has vast implications for our augmented reality future, some of which may not be immediately obvious to many.
Microsoft's first venture into the tablet market, the Surface RT, combines many of the capabilities of a normal Windows 8 laptop into a super compact tablet, whose super-thin touch cover and kickstand can transform it into a functional mini-laptop, small and light enough to go anywhere you want. But like most tablets, the Surface comes with a rather limited amount of storage space. The tablet comes in either 32 GB or 64 GB, but we all know that's not the actual amount of storage space you can...
Minecraft is a game that snuck up on the gaming community and set a wild fire bigger than the ones in California! Even though it's not even done and still in Alpha phase, reviewers are already reviewing it, and people are jumping on board. The game itself is based around a basic concept: survive, craft, build, conquer. You play the only man in the world who starts with nothing, during the day, it's safe and you can mine and harvest material, but at night, creatures come out, including Zombies...
This clip provides detailed, step-by-step instructions on how to model and render volumetric clouds when working in Blender. Whether you're new to the Blender Foundation's popular open-source 3D computer graphics application or are a seasoned digital artist merely on the lookout for new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, and to get started rendering volumetric clouds yourself, take a look!
What better way to pass a cloudy day than with Photoshop? Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial, which demonstrates how to generate cartoon clouds within photoshop. For more information, and to get creating clouds yourself, watch this graphic designer's guide.