Cybersickness Could Spell an Early Death for the Metaverse and Virtual Reality

Cybersickness Could Spell an Early Death for the Metaverse and Virtual Reality

Luis Eduardo Garrido couldn’t wait to test out his colleague’s newest creation. Garrido, a psychology and methodology researcher at Pontificia Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra in the Dominican Republic, drove two hours between his university’s campuses to try a virtual reality experience that was designed to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder and different types of phobias. But … Read more

Meta Quest Pro VR Leak Claims It Was Left in a Hotel Room

Meta’s past hints of its “Project Cambria” VR headset appears very similar to recent leaks.screenshot: YouTube meta Another set of leaks for the Meta Quest Pro hit over the weekend, showing off a wildly redesigned headset. Even leaked videos can’t get me too excited about “the metaverse,” but what’s with all these tech companies leaving … Read more

AMD’s Zen 4/Ryzen 7000 Chips Are Coming in September

screenshot: OMG AMD’s new Zen 4 desktop CPU lineup is its first since supply chains have started clearing upand now it’s releasing in the middle of massive inflation. But that hasn’t stopped Lisa Su from coming forward with what, on paper, is looking to be the world’s new fastest set of gaming chips. At least … Read more

‘Toxic influencer’ Andrew Tate is banned from Facebook and Instagram for ‘violating policies’

‘Toxic influencer’ Andrew Tate, 35, has been banned from Facebook and Instagram after being slammed for creating misogynistic content. Meta, who owns the two social media platforms, said the controversial influencer had violated its policies. The ex-Big Brother star made a multi-million pound fortune by posting disturbing misogynistic videos. Videos on the app under the … Read more

TikTok’s In-App Browser Includes Code That Can Monitor Your Keystrokes, Researcher Says

In-app browsers on TikTok and other apps include code that could potentially track user activity on websites. (Photo Illustration by Thiago Prudêncio/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images When TikTok users enter a website through a link on the app, TikTok inserts code that can monitor much of their activity on those … Read more

How to Use End-to-End Encryption in Facebook Messenger Right Now

Meta might not be a bastion of digital privacy (and very well may be an enemy of it), but the times might be a-changin’. The company announced on Thursday, Aug. 11 they are testing end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for Facebook Messenger as the default, meaning all Messenger users would have their chats protected from spying eyes … Read more