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Get GEAR-ed up with Samsung’s new geek gadgets

January 6, 2016 |

From being immersed in 360 degree scenes to staying connected over a 3G connection through your watch, two of Samsung’s newest gadgets released at CES 2016 are helping tech geeks gear up.

On the heels of the GEAR VR, powered by Oculus, released in Q4 of … Read More

Virtual Reality gifts for your gamer – video

November 30, 2015 |

Virtual reality is best known in the gaming world for its immersive real-life environment, but now it’s being used in education, healthcare, big brand advertising, even football players are practicing in a virtual world off season. While we are all … Read More

Wearable holograms and 1st laptop Surface Book emerge from Microsoft Windows 10 Devices

October 6, 2015 |

Co-written with Ryan Loebe

Wearable holograms used to destroy alien robots exploding out from your wall stole the stage at Microsoft’s Windows 10 Device event.

Project Xray

The HoloLens is the first fully untethered holographic computer that blends reality that … Read More

UA developing virtual reality concussion awareness app for athletes

October 6, 2015 |

University of Arizona engineering and biomedical researchers are working on a virtual reality experience aimed to increase concussion education and awareness with NCAA football players and other student-athletes.

“Our hypothesis for this study is that if student athletes experience the … Read More

Top tech tricks police are using to nab the bad guys

November 5, 2014 |

Live-streaming, cloud storage and virtual reality don’t always make you think of the police, but when they do, they’re pretty awesome. Check out these ways the police are using cool new tech to make their jobs a little easier.

Virtual … Read More

Try not to scream-GRAVE brings creepy updates to its Oculus Rift compatible game

June 9, 2014 |

Earlier this year, AZ Tech Beat got a peak into the game GRAVE by Broken Window Studios, Inc., a first-person, survival horror exploration experience using the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift.

This weekend at Phoenix Comicon, and fresh off a … Read More

Embrace your inner geek at Comicon 2014 – AZTB coverage

June 5, 2014 |

Starting today, the Downtown Phoenix area will be invaded by elaborate costumes, comic book nerds, anime enthusiasts, and video game fanatics as Phoenix’s 2014 Comicon commences. The AZTB team has the pleasure of teaming up with the University of Advancing … Read More