‘Virtual meetings aren’t going anywhere soon’: how to put your best Zoom face forward | Beauty

Thought we were a nation of narcissists pre-Covid? Well, a global pandemic has taken things to a whole new level. It’s safe to say nobody planned to spend quite so much of the past year staring at their own grainy reflection, but with everything from weddings to work meetings forced Continue Reading

PayPal is our Virtual Pal- Tempemail

In June, sixty-one hackers from thirteen countries gathered (virtually) to hack digital payments platform PayPal as part of Tempemail’s latest virtual hacking event, h1-2006. Hackers disclosed over 100 unique vulnerabilities over the course of two weeks and earned over $770,000 in bounties, making h1-2006 the second highest paying live hacking Continue Reading

Facebook sets out plan for ‘effortless’ virtual reality socialising | Facebook

Facebook has unveiled the first of a wave of virtual reality innovations that its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, hopes will allow for effective “teleportation” by the end of the decade. One experimental project aims to track hand movements using nervous signals read by a wristwatch, with the hope of one Continue Reading

Fit in my 40s: a virtual rave with sabers and songs – what’s not to like? | Life and style

When somebody suggested Beat Saber to me, I wasn’t interested. First, it looks rather intimidating from the demo videos: you’re inside a virtual reality headset, with a controller in each hand, which resembles a swishing lightsaber on your screen. You have to slice through bright blue and red blocks as Continue Reading

10 virtual tours of spectacular buildings around the world | Top 10s

While our lives have mostly shrunk to our own four walls – besides the sneak peek of others’ homes glimpsed via Zoom – we can still step into other worlds virtually. Stately homes and fortresses, from Blenheim Palace to Bran Castle (of Dracula fame) have opened digital portals allowing anyone Continue Reading

Commerce Giant Shopify Kicks Off 2021 with Tempemail (Virtual) Live Hacking Event: h1-2102- Tempemail

As one of the largest commerce platforms in the world, Shopify leads the industry when it comes to trust and security. Their long standing bug bounty program started on Tempemail in 2015 and consistently puts Shopify’s products and platform to the test, keeping their merchant and buyer data safe. The Continue Reading

Digital fashion designers sought for UK’s first degree in virtual couture | Fashion

The seemingly sci-fi world of digital couture – in which social media users can buy virtual clothing to be worn online, while gamers can dress avatars in flamboyant “skins” – is increasingly being hailed as the next big thing in the industry. Now, virtual clothes designers can take a master’s Continue Reading

Sony announces new virtual reality headset for PlayStation 5 | Games

Sony has announced a next-generation VR headset for its PlayStation 5 console, launching some time after 2021. The original PlayStation VR headset was released for the PlayStation 4 in October 2016. Though less powerful than the PC-powered Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets that arrived the same year, it Continue Reading