Monthly Archives: May 2018

‘SmartLens’ app created by a high schooler is a step towards all-purpose visual search

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A couple of years ago I was eagerly expectant of an app that would identify anything you pointed it at. Turns out the problem was much harder than anyone expected — but that didn’t stop high school senior Michael Royzen from trying. His app, SmartLens, attempts to solve the problem of seeing something and wanting […]

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Super Mega Baseball 2 Review

Share. This arcadey-looking sim is deeper than it looks. By Caley Roark With a name like Super Mega Baseball 2, you might reasonably expect to see monster home runs, flaming fastballs, or superhuman feats of skill. Surprisingly, Super Mega Baseball 2 is closer to a true hardball simulation. If you look beyond the oddly stylized […]

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Smart dresser helps dementia sufferers put their clothes on right

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It goes without saying that getting dressed is one of the most critical steps in our daily routine. But long practice has made it second nature, and people suffering from dementia may lose that familiarity, making dressing a difficult and frustrating process. This smart dresser from NYU is meant to help them through the process […]

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Is Shadow of the Tomb Raider Going to Be on Xbox Game Pass on Release Day?

Shadow of the Tomb Raider is the third entry in Square Enix’s retelling of Lara Croft’s origin story. With a September 14 release date and a generous reveal last week, the Transition team discuss what you can expect from Croft’s latest adventure on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. From its multitude of special editions that […]

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Fortnite Season 4 arrives and 'the world will never be the same'

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Battle Royale Fortnite Season 4 is finally here. The servers went down, Season 3 is over, and the iOS Season 4 update is now live on the App Store. Not only that, but we’ve got the full list of patch notes, confirming that there are new hero types (that are superheroes), special rocks that give […]

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Leaked iPhone SE2 renders suggest how the compact Apple phone could look like

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While Apple fans were doubting their curiosity over the recent leak of the iPhone SE2, some 3D CAD renders have popped up telling a different story.  Previously leaked pictures of the iPhone SE2 showed an iPhone 5S/SE like design with a glass back for wireless charging, headphone jack. But it was rather unconvincing, as we’ve […]

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Battletech Review: Slow And Steady

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Enjoying Battletech takes time and patience. Born from the decades-old tabletop game of the same name (which also gave birth to the Mechwarrior series of games), the Harebrained Schemes version of Battletech places the universe into the genre most suitable to its origin: turn-based tactical strategy. It’s a successful endeavor in that playing Battletech very […]

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