On Saturday night, the Toledo Walleye host the Kalamazoo Wings. But the hockey teams won't wear their normal jerseys. Instead, Walleye players will wear X-Wing pilot shirts, while the Wings will play in Darth Vader-themed jerseys. http://on.mash.to/1cwnqlG
"Tech featured in film sometimes mimics real life, preludes it or totally overshadows the gadgets actually available on the market today. From futuristic weapons like Star Wars' lightsabers to robot cops and flying cars, iconic sci-fi films throughout history have had us waiting with bated breath for whatever the future of technology has in store."
Disney Research is rendering 3D tactile features on touch surfaces. They used an electrovibration-based display and a new algorithm developed in-house to allow the human hand to feel the textures of objects as presented on the screen.
Yahoo Japan and Hakuhodo Kettle have made it possible for children who are blind to search the web. Yahoo developed a machine called Hands On Search that is part 3D printer, part computer — and will build just about anything at your request. How cool is that?
Facebook's reported $3 billion bid for Snapchat has a lot of industry watchers scratching their heads. But if you look at the performance of Facebook's would-be Snapchat killer, Poke, the overture makes more sense, says Todd Wasserman.