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Mega Man 11 headed to Switch, PS4, Xbox One and PC in 2018

In honor of his 30th anniversary, Mega Man is getting a refreshed look, a new game and a series of rereleases.

The Winner Wonderland giveaway is here!

Ten winners and more than 50 prizes, including Apple TV's (2017), Amazon Echo's and Sphero's R2-D2. This sweepstakes ends Dec. 13, 2017.

Rise of the toy battle bots

Battle robots for consumers are gaining popularity, and they're more powerful than ever.

This Condom is like a Fitbit, but for your penis

THIS condom will tell you what you’re really like in bed.

The extreme lengths taken to convince you to use a camera

APPROACHING the customised light helicopter — a surprisingly small flying machine with the doors removed — you can’t help appreciate the lengths Canon goes to ensure its keenest

With Star Wars: Secrets of the Empire, virtual reality is finally ready for

The Void and ILMxLAB takes guests to a galaxy far, far away

HTC launches Vive tracker bundles

Attach the tracker to an object and take it with you into the virtual world

Pixar’s Coco VR experience turns you into a dancing skeleton

Disney Pixar’s new film Coco, based on Mexico’s Day of the Dead celebrations, isn’t just an original work from a studio increasingly known for sequels. It’s also Pixar’s first

HTC reveals standalone Vive Focus VR headset and cancels Daydream plans

HTC has officially revealed the Vive Focus, its all-in-one VR headset. As previously announced, the Vive Focus runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chip and uses inside-out positional

Logitech made a VR keyboard kit so you can type in the Vive

Logitech is making a virtual reality accessory kit that lets you see its keyboards inside VR, called Logitech Bridge. The Bridge system works with HTC’s Vive VR headset, using a

Google's new platform helps you build VR and AR apps

Google is opening a new platform called Poly where people can find and distribute virtual and augmented reality objects. The tool is integrated with Tilt Brush and Blocks,

Microsoft's new studios create Mixed Reality holograms

Microsoft is opening its first Mixed Reality capture studios in San Francisco and London, allowing developers and creators to create holograms from real life objects. Microsoft has

Facebook’s head of social VR talks about the future

Rachel Franklin has spent her career at the intersection of technology and psychology

Why is Oculus making four different VR headsets?

Earlier this week, Oculus doubled its VR hardware lineup, adding two new headsets alongside the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR. The first is a development kit codenamed Santa

Oculus’ prototype Santa Cruz headset feels like a wireless Oculus Rift

Next year, developers will start playing with Oculus’ next-generation VR headset: a wireless system codenamed Santa Cruz. Facebook VR chief Hugo Barra stresses that Santa Cruz is a

Facebook adds new creative and video streaming features to its VR hangout app

Facebook Spaces is getting more interactive and creative

Tickets for The Void’s Star Wars VR adventure are now on sale

Get ready to discover the Secrets of the Empire

Oculus announces new $199 self-contained VR headset called Oculus Go, shipping

Oculus is announcing a new standalone VR headset that will sit in the middle of its lineup between the mobile Gear VR and high-end Oculus Rift, called Oculus Go. Oculus Go will

How virtual reality developers are surviving the hype cycle

Today, Oculus kicks off its fourth annual Connect developers conference, where the Facebook-owned company will set the tone for virtual reality development in 2018. Connect will be

Nokia is killing off its Ozo virtual reality camera and cutting 310 jobs

Nokia says the change is due to the slower-than-expected development of the VR market

Furby-Alexa hybrid is the stuff of nightmares

A famously annoying Furby toy gets a DIY upgrade with the addition of Amazon's Alexa voice assistant.

Ridiculous game that barely runs on PC is coming to your phone

And there's a surprisingly fun PUBG mobile clone you can try right now.

Vote for this Satellite of Love 'MST3K' Lego set

The set includes minifigs of Joel, Mike, Cambot, Gypsy, Tom Servo, Crow and the mad scientists.

Blizzard throws shade at Star Wars Battlefront II on Twitter

Blizzard shows EA how free gaming is done.

Cards Against Humanity is buying a piece of the U.S. border

For $15, the game company will send six 'America-saving' surprises, in an attempt to stop the border wall.

Smart toys have big security flaws, consumer report finds

Which? reports that it's far too easy to break into these Bluetooth-connected toys.

Major Apple password flaw is ripe for exploitation

APPLE users have noticed a troubling flaw in the company’s Mac operating system which lets people circumnavigate password protocols to gain access to the computer.

How to beat Australia’s unfair gadget restrictions

PLANES cross the Pacific Ocean every single day, and the world has never seemed smaller or easier to access.

Snapchat losses over $50 million on failed spectacles

SNAPCHAT, if you didn’t know by now, has been trying to sell “exclusive spectacles”.

One of Australia’s big banks will launch a free wearable wallet

NO MORE burying your wallet in the sand — one of Australia’s big four banks will launch a waterproof wearable debit card this year to make buying lunch at the beach significantly

Is this the world’s most ridiculous dating show?

IF YOU’RE sick of going on awkward first dates where you have to stare longingly into the eyes of a person you’ve just met, there’s a show that seems to be offering a perfect

Would you wear a bracelet that tests whether you’re too drunk to drive?

FROM testing your blood alcohol limit during a big night out to cooling you down on a summer’s day, wearable technology is getting more advanced, more useful, and seriously wacky.

Fitbit Ionic will give ‘people a reason to buy’ a smartwatch, CEO says

IN THE WORLD of wearable technology, there is no bigger name than Fitbit.

The best smartwatches you can buy right now, from Apple to Fitbit

WHETHER you want to take phone calls from your wrist, leave your smartphone at home, or take photos on the go, there are smartwatches to fulfil your needs.

Apple’s huge fail before product launch

IT’S JUST one day until Apple’s newest smartwatch goes on sale, and there’s a problem — just the small fact it doesn’t actually work like advertised.

Apple Watch 3 reviewed: Do you need a 4G smartwatch?

THE BEST thing Apple’s third smartwatch delivers is freedom without FOMO.

Don’t panic: we have five Father’s Day gadget suggestions

DON’T panic but Father’s Day is this Sunday and, if you’ve procrastinated, you’re going to need to come up with a plan and a greeting card quickly.

Why it’s finally time to buy a smartwatch: they’re getting smarter

SMARTWATCHES are on more wrists than ever but they could be about to get a greater shot in the arm ... so to speak.