VR & AR

The 5 Best VR Headsets in 2020

Looking to level up your gaming and invest in a VR headset? There’s a lot to get your head around, from resolution, view-scale, and function, not to mention pricing. Join us as we explore the 5 best VR headsets in 2020 and help pair you up with your ideal solution....

Tennis Court-Sized Balloons Deliver Internet to Kenya

3.8 billion people around the world are unable to access the internet, but that could change dramatically very soon. Google’s Project Loon is bringing internet connectivity to the world from just 12 miles into the stratosphere, via massive balloons. Loon recently...

You Can’t Hide From AI

As if AI isn’t unnerving enough, now it’s gone and learned how to create photo-realistic faces off of just a few pixels - yikes. Sure, this isn’t reverse pixelation or anything because the AI is actually creating an entirely new face (eyes, mouth, nose and all), out...

How the U.S Is Using AI To Contribute To Warfare

Much like the space race, technological development has become somewhat of a silent war between the world’s superpowers. In 2020, one of the technologies in question is Artificial Intelligence, which has rapidly spread to become the center of the global race for...

How Lost Horizon is Bringing the VR Music Experience to the Forefront

The Covid-19 pandemic means that 2020 has been a bit of shit show for events organizers. Obviously, music festivals, sporting events, and more, have been cancelled due to public health concerns, but it does mean that many of us can’t get our fix. However, some events...

Does AI Need Sleep?

Artificial Intelligence that’s modeled off of human neural networks may require rest to operate at peak performance - just like us. So does AI need sleep? According to researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, it very well might. AI designed to...

The Future of Sports is Already Here

People from all over the world, who don’t speak the same language or have the same culture, have found ways to embrace each other and put their differences aside in the name of sports. Sports have always united people. Going to a stadium or sports field is a common...

Are You Ready for Whatsapp Pay?

Many of us in the Western World forget that we’re often the last people to hear about updates to important apps. For example, India is the lab of choice for major tech firms to test out new updates like Whatsapp Pay. Facebook-owned Whatsapp has reportedly been...

Facebook’s Bitmoji-like Avatars Might Not Be Such a Good Thing

Gone are the days of having to express your complex thoughts with a simple like, sad, happy, angry, or thumbs up reaction on Facebook. The world’s leading social media giant has officially rolled out an avatar feature, eerily similar to that available on Apple’s...

Can AI Predict Your Emotions?

Unless you were a particularly calm and collected teenager, you likely yelled: “Mom/dad you’ll never understand me!” Maybe they did, maybe they didn’t. The turmoil of adolescence is, to be fair, known by everyone who’s gone through it. Still, maybe like many of us...
Tennis Court-Sized Balloons Deliver Internet to Kenya

Tennis Court-Sized Balloons Deliver Internet to Kenya

3.8 billion people around the world are unable to access the internet, but that could change dramatically very soon. Google’s Project Loon is bringing internet connectivity to the world from just 12 miles into the stratosphere, via massive balloons. Loon recently...

You Can’t Hide From AI

You Can’t Hide From AI

As if AI isn’t unnerving enough, now it’s gone and learned how to create photo-realistic faces off of just a few pixels - yikes. Sure, this isn’t reverse pixelation or anything because the AI is actually creating an entirely new face (eyes, mouth, nose and all), out...

How the U.S Is Using AI To Contribute To Warfare

How the U.S Is Using AI To Contribute To Warfare

Much like the space race, technological development has become somewhat of a silent war between the world’s superpowers. In 2020, one of the technologies in question is Artificial Intelligence, which has rapidly spread to become the center of the global race for...

How Lost Horizon is Bringing the VR Music Experience to the Forefront

How Lost Horizon is Bringing the VR Music Experience to the Forefront

The Covid-19 pandemic means that 2020 has been a bit of shit show for events organizers. Obviously, music festivals, sporting events, and more, have been cancelled due to public health concerns, but it does mean that many of us can’t get our fix. However, some events...

Does AI Need Sleep?

Does AI Need Sleep?

Artificial Intelligence that’s modeled off of human neural networks may require rest to operate at peak performance - just like us. So does AI need sleep? According to researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico, it very well might. AI designed to...

The Future of Sports is Already Here

The Future of Sports is Already Here

People from all over the world, who don’t speak the same language or have the same culture, have found ways to embrace each other and put their differences aside in the name of sports. Sports have always united people. Going to a stadium or sports field is a common...

Are You Ready for Whatsapp Pay?

Are You Ready for Whatsapp Pay?

Many of us in the Western World forget that we’re often the last people to hear about updates to important apps. For example, India is the lab of choice for major tech firms to test out new updates like Whatsapp Pay. Facebook-owned Whatsapp has reportedly been...

Facebook’s Bitmoji-like Avatars Might Not Be Such a Good Thing

Facebook’s Bitmoji-like Avatars Might Not Be Such a Good Thing

Gone are the days of having to express your complex thoughts with a simple like, sad, happy, angry, or thumbs up reaction on Facebook. The world’s leading social media giant has officially rolled out an avatar feature, eerily similar to that available on Apple’s...

Can AI Predict Your Emotions?

Can AI Predict Your Emotions?

Unless you were a particularly calm and collected teenager, you likely yelled: “Mom/dad you’ll never understand me!” Maybe they did, maybe they didn’t. The turmoil of adolescence is, to be fair, known by everyone who’s gone through it. Still, maybe like many of us...

How Alibaba is Using AI to Save The Day

How Alibaba is Using AI to Save The Day

In the ongoing fight against the outbreak of Covid-19, Chinese tech giant, Alibaba, has stepped up. If you’re not familiar with it, Alibaba is kind of like Amazon, Microsoft, a gaming provider, and a healthcare network, all rolled into one - and integrated into a...

The 5 Top Women Dominating the Tech Industry

The 5 Top Women Dominating the Tech Industry

Over the last 20 years, the tech industry has entered a major boom. While the tech industry is still vastly male-centric, there are a huge number of incredible women killing the game. Unlike most tech-oriented companies, 4King is proud to have a staff made up of 50%...

Why is VR Only Getting Bigger? A look at Virtual Reality.

Why is VR Only Getting Bigger? A look at Virtual Reality.

The online gaming industry, and esports in particular, is growing every day. Now, Virtual Reality is on the rise too. According to a new study, the global Virtual Reality gaming market is anticipated to reach a whopping $48.2 billion by 2026. However, it’s not just...

Covid-19, Facial Recognition, and the Future of Privacy

Covid-19, Facial Recognition, and the Future of Privacy

Global cases of the 2019 Novel Coronavirus surpassed 230,000 today. As President Trump signs an $8.3 billion emergency aid package, the head of the WHO said that this is “a time for pulling out all the stops.” New cases are popping up around the globe, however they’re...

UK Calling for Government Transparency over AI Use

UK Calling for Government Transparency over AI Use

A report from the Committee for Standards in Public Life, has called on the UK government to increase transparency in AI governance, and for ethics to be “embedded” in the framework surrounding the technology. The report argued that despite AI being used or developed...

Pentagon Outlines AI Ethics

Pentagon Outlines AI Ethics

Global military forces are looking to AI as a way to improve their efficiency on the battlefield and beyond. Now, US Defense Department officials have announced a list of five principles that will ensure the ethical use of AI. As the Pentagon outlines AI ethics, let’s...