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Playing an actual game with Oculus Rift: hands-on with Valve's Team Fortress 2 'VR Mode'

Playing an actual game with Oculus Rift: hands-on with Valve's Team Fortress 2 'VR Mode' | Marcus' Future Technologies | Scoop.it
Valve's free-to-play first-person shooter, Team Fortress 2, is getting Oculus Rift support with its VR Mode update in the coming weeks. Think of it as a
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The Oculus Rift is a virtual reality headset that has been making it's way around the internet very quickly recently, this peice of technology shows the advancement in virtual reality. This device contains many differing devices inside of the one to make a very realistic gaming piece.

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HowStuffWorks "How Cloud Computing Works"

HowStuffWorks "How Cloud Computing Works" | Marcus' Future Technologies | Scoop.it
Cloud computing lets you use files and applications over the Internet. Learn about the benefits and drawbacks to cloud computing.
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Cloud computing is a technology that has rapidly grown throughout the I.T. Industry, it's incredibly user friendly and with the progress in servers you can very much do anything with this. Not only can it be used to store information and data to be accessed on the go but some companies are now allowing people to run programs off of the servers so that they can access whatever they want from any computer.

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Samsung GALAXY S4: Now it's finally here!

Samsung GALAXY S4: Now it's finally here! | Marcus' Future Technologies | Scoop.it

The new Samsung GALAXY S4 comes with Exynos 5 OCTA, 2GB RAM, 4.99-inch FullHD SuperAMOLED display and will be available in late April

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The I.T. Industry is now starting to revolve around what the mobile market is doing with the latest technology, mobile phones and tablets are now able to do what the computer does itself while adding portability and ease of use. Not to mention that mobiles are now many different pieces of technology combined into the one device.

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We’re This Much Closer To Replacing Our Wallets With Phones

We’re This Much Closer To Replacing Our Wallets With Phones | Marcus' Future Technologies | Scoop.it
It sounds boring, but one of the most important frontiers in technology right now is how mobile can make paying for stuff easier. And while this year&...
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This article completely shows what is going to be happening in the future, new technologies are going to be expanding on where they can be put and NFC is something that makes life a whole lot simple for people that have to remember to bring their banking cards and type in a pin all the time.

 

Not only does NFC allow you to pay for items but it is something that you can use to send files to one and other and is something that can be vastly expanded upon when more the technology goes mainstream.

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Man has 75% of skull replaced by 3D-printing

Man has 75% of skull replaced by 3D-printing | Marcus' Future Technologies | Scoop.it
An unidentified man had 75 per cent of his skull replaced with a 3D-printed implant.
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3D printing is another thing that I believe will be a very important technology in the future, the capabilty to just be able to print something out and have a physical model there is simply amazing. A technology like this can be used in health as seen in the article or around the home once the technology becomes more affordable.

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How Much Does Google Glass Cost and Is It a Business? | MIT Technology Review

How Much Does Google Glass Cost and Is It a Business? | MIT Technology Review | Marcus' Future Technologies | Scoop.it
The search company is developing a computer in a pair of glasses. But why would anyone wear them?
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The future of computing seems to be heading towards a market where everything is going mobile. This ease of access via using a headset is a new idea and will be a stunning concept to the average use as the computer is usually something that is fairly large.

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