Every day Roundup: the primary VR reside broadcast, ‘Rock Band’ makes a resurgence and extra!

Daily Roundup: the first VR live broadcast, 'Rock Band' makes a resurgence and more!

How would you wish to journey the world with out worrying concerning the tedious duties of packing a bag or shopping for a aircraft ticket? When Subsequent VR’s reside broadcast goes mainstream, doing so might be simpler than you thought. We’re additionally looking on the tech taking up Sundance movie pageant, and testing out Sling TV’s beta service. Learn on for particulars in right now’s roundup!

The primary reside VR broadcast introduced the seashore to my yard

Daily Roundup: the first VR live broadcast, 'Rock Band' makes a resurgence and more!

Richard Lawler escapes the frigid circumstances of Michigan on a digital trip utilizing only a Samsung Gear VR headset and tech from Subsequent VR. Learn extra about his expertise with the primary ever reside VR broadcast, and what it means for the way forward for leisure.

With Story Studio, Oculus VR embarks on its Hollywood takeover

Daily Roundup: the first VR live broadcast, 'Rock Band' makes a resurgence and more!

Oculus VR is taking the plunge into cinematic territory with Story Studio — a VR workshop uniting visitor administrators with the instruments they should utterly change the best way we watch films. We study extra concerning the firm’s plans for Sundance Movie Pageant and a brand new, seamless viewing expertise right here.

How a former Rockstar developer is main a revolution in gaming

Daily Roundup: the first VR live broadcast, 'Rock Band' makes a resurgence and more!

A former Cinematic Director on a number of Grand Theft Auto titles combines his information of gaming together with his love of documentary filmmaking for the sport 1979 Revolution. The result’s an empathetic take a look at one of the pivotal occasions in Iran’s historical past.

The triumphant return of ‘Rock Band’?

Daily Roundup: the first VR live broadcast, 'Rock Band' makes a resurgence and more!

It seems ‘Rock Band’ is making a resurgence within the music recreation market as Harmonix Music Techniques declares new tracks in its on-line retailer. Does this imply ‘Rock Band four’ is on its method? Ben Gilbert explains.

Sling TV preview: Does this $20-a-month twine-cutter service work as promised?

Daily Roundup: the first VR live broadcast, 'Rock Band' makes a resurgence and more!

We spent the weekend watching TV testing Sling TV’s twine-chopping service to see if it is value $20 a month. Our take? Because the service at present stands, it comes right down to the channels you watch and your tolerance for video compression.

Drone touchdown drags White Home safety into the fashionable period

Daily Roundup: the first VR live broadcast, 'Rock Band' makes a resurgence and more!

The Secret Service acquired a wake-up name at present when a quadrocopter landed on the White Home garden. The New York Occasions studies a authorities employee misplaced management of the car whereas flying it for enjoyable, and the Secret Service is seemingly taking his phrase for it.

Uber to restrict surge pricing throughout large east-coast blizzard

Daily Roundup: the first VR live broadcast, 'Rock Band' makes a resurgence and more!

Uber is making good on its promise to not exploit crises with absurdly excessive fare hikes. Within the face of a possible blizzard on the east coast, the corporate has agreed to cap its surge pricing at 2.8x the traditional fee through the storm.

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