Tag Archive: Hand


How to improve hand tracking on the Oculus Quest

The Oculus Quest recently gained preview support for hand tracking. The feature allows you to navigate menus and even play some games with nothing but your hands. It’s a new and exciting feature for the Oculus Quest, but it’s still in its early stages and doesn’t always work. There are a few things you can do to help get the best hand tracking experience.

Products used in this guide Standalone VR: Oculus Quest ($ 400 at Best Buy)  [Read More…]

Forget NFC, Amazon wants you to pay in stores with your hand

The payment solution is still in its early stages.

What you need to know Amazon is working on a new solution that will allow consumers to pay for purchases at stores using their palm. The payments system will make it possible for individuals to link their card information to their hands. Amazon will reportedly pitch the checkout terminals to fast-food restaurants, coffee shops, and other stores.

A report published by New York Post in September last year  [Read More…]

Ad industry asks Google to stay its hand over proposal to kill cookies

The advertising trade groups asked Google to not commit to its moratorium until ‘meaningful alternatives’ are found.

What you need to know Google recently announced its intention to phase out support for third-party cookies in Chrome. Within days, major trade organizations involved in advertisement have come out against the move. They cite the potential loss of revenues for startups that depend on advertising and ask Google to walk back on its plans until alternatives can be found.  [Read More…]

Everything you can do with Oculus Quest hand tracking

Hand tracking doesn’t do much at the moment.

The Oculus Quest is a standalone virtual reality (VR) headset that doesn’t require any cables to be connected to your PC. The device has received a number of new features in recent months, but hand tracking may be the most significant. Yesterday, Oculus updated the Quest software so that you can enable hand tracking as an Experimental Feature.

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How to enable Oculus Quest hand tracking

Handtracking is finally here.

The Oculus Quest is a standalone virtual reality (VR) headset that doesn’t require any cables to be connected to your PC. The device has received a number of new features in recent months, but hand tracking may be the most significant. Yesterday, Oculus updated the Quest software so that you can enable hand tracking as an Experimental Feature.

If you want to enable hand tracking on your Quest, just follow the instructions  [Read More…]

Gain the upper hand in Mario Kart Tour with Frenzy Mode

Best Answer: Frenzy Mode is a special mode that automatically activates only when you have three of the same item in your item slots. Since it happens automatically, you don’t need to do anything special to trigger it. While Frenzy Mode is active, you become invincible and have unlimited use of that specific item for a limited time.

Get ready!: Mario Kart Tour for iOS (Free on the App Store) It’s a me, Mario!: Mario Kart Tour  [Read More…]

Hand tracking on Oculus Quest is absolutely brilliant

This is the real deal, and it’s going to change how you use Quest.

I’m standing in the middle of a magical laboratory, complete with glowing rocks and bubbling coundrons, and all I have to do is stand still and not poke the eyeball. The disembodied voice was very clear about not touching the eyeball, but it’s right there you know? It’s looking at me, sitting in the cavity of this chest like a lock. I give  [Read More…]

Leaked slide tips Google’s hand for future of Stadia, Android TV, more

Google has a pretty busy calendar of events planned for its Android TV and Stadia endeavors over the next few years, according to a leak obtained by XDA Developers.

An XDA source providing a photo of a slide being presented by Google at a trade show outlines a number of highlights for the two platforms through 2020. Rather than share the actual photo, the developer website converted the details into text format.

Assuming Google sticks to the roadmap, things will  [Read More…]

VoCore2 Mini pint-sized Linux computer and router fits in palm of your hand

If there’s one constant that we’ve seen over the last decade or more of tech, it’s that people love Linux. Techies, nerds, and tinkerers love the open-source operating system and all of the cool things that come with it.

SEE: Learn the ins and outs of Linux for just $ 19

Whether its Android on your phone, a version of Linux on a Raspberry Pi, or something else, chances are good that you’re using it somewhere. It’s a lot of  [Read More…]

Conquer dust with the $25 Black+Decker Dustbuster cordless hand vacuum

Detail it yourself.

The Black+Decker Dustbuster Cordless Hand Vacuum usually sells for around $ 35, but today it’s $ 10 off at Amazon. The great price combined with the positive reviews make this an easy purchase if you’re in the market for a new vacuum.

It features a lightweight, portable design, but boasts a 10-hour battery life and strong suction. The bowl capacity is larger than your average hand vac, giving you more time to clean, and  [Read More…]