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Today on In Case You Missed It: Virtual Reality by Oculus Rift is about to get way more tactile thanks to a newly acquired hand tracking tech company. Hue lights will now sync with an Xbox One game and oh man, the ambience on your next blood bath will be intense. And a YouTuber uploaded a video...

July 17th 2015 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Nerf guns can be fun if you're a grown-up -- just ask the legions of people who modded the Maverick revolver. They're not really intended for an older audience, however, which is why Hasbro just unveiled a range of Nerf blasters meant for high schoolers (and adults) who take their plastic weapons...

February 15th 2015 at 7:10am 0 Comments
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Despite all the hype surrounding 3D-printed guns (good and bad), they still haven't truly taken off outside of enthusiasts. A reason for this is, perhaps, the lack of powerful ammunition -- something that's not 3D-printed or, put simply, generally made out of plastic materials. But, as Wired repor...

November 5th 2014 at 7:12pm 0 Comments
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Though "strip-search" backscatter X-ray machines were pulled from US airports for privacy reasons, the tech has found a new home in the MINI Z portable scanner. Made by American Science and Engineering (AS&E), it displays see-through images on a Windows tablet PC from low-intensity backscatter...

June 23rd 2014 at 7:28am 0 Comments
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The Liberator made quite a name for itself a few months back when it became the first functioning all-3D printed gun, and while its maker designed it with mass distribution in mind, we now know one place where it's unwelcome: Philadelphia. The city of Brotherly Love lived up to its name yesterday,...

November 23rd 2013 at 11:11pm 0 Comments
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The last time David Kotkin offered a public look at his Delta Six gun controller, it looked much as you'd expect: beige plastic, brightly colored buttons, and a garish, silver directional pad jutting from the side. Having raised nearly twice his $100,000 goal on Kickstarter, Kotkin made a few cha...

October 19th 2013 at 12:30am 0 Comments
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Home to some of the world's rarest pieces of art, London's Victoria & Albert (V&A) museum has just added a modern, yet controversial piece to its collection: the world's first 3D-printed weapon. The museum has managed to get its hands on the two prototype Liberator pistols which were succe...

September 16th 2013 at 6:15am 0 Comments
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This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Taking cues from the realism and mission planning in the original Rainbow Six games, Breach & Clear offers iOS players a turn-based, tactical strategy game with mountains of potential. Sadly, the Gun and Mighty...

July 26th 2013 at 9:30pm 0 Comments