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Flying as a computer game

The RAeS called its conference this week “Simulation-based training for the digital generation”.

One of the premises is that a full flight simulator is just a particularly immersive computer game. 475 more words

Google Expands Its VR Program For Students To More U.S. Schools

Earlier this year, Google announced its so-called Expeditions Pioneer Program. This project aims to bring Google’s Cardboard VR viewer to students by bringing a full kit of gear for using virtual reality in the classroom to schools. 182 more words


Brick ONeil Product Review: Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8

Fire HD 8, 8″ HD Display

The Fire HD 8 from Amazon has been in my hands for a few weeks now and I’ve used many of the features. 616 more words

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Replacing Old Technology

Amazon’s new Fire HD 8 tablet has caught my eye! Especially the “Tangerine”, having longed for an orange phone, tablet or reader.

My old technology, TC1100 that is around 10 years old, a 3 or 4 year old Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 is agonizingly slow now (even after 3 flashes and reloads) and an original Amazon Fire HD reader that was gifted to me about 2 years ago. 63 more words


Fire Sale

The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon will be releasing a $50 tablet “in time for the holidays”.

Multiple tech sites are picking up on the story and asking the question “Would you buy a $50 tablet?” I think that’s the wrong question. 509 more words


Raspberry Pi Now Makes A Touchscreen Display So You Can Build Your Own PiPad Pro

So you decided to stick to the Raspberry Pi architecture and have completely eschewed the Orange Pi? Good for you. In honor of your decision I offer a new… 162 more words