By 2019, travel by jetpack could become a reality for the general population. What would that look like in London? On Wednesday, the capital got a sight of future flight with a seriously cool demonstration at Royal Victoria Dock. Australian David Mayman piloted a turbine jet engine-powered JB-10 jetpack at a height of 30m for 4 minutes over east London. The former commercial pilot hopes to raise the funds to develop a turbine-powered jetpack
Virtual reality will soon be a lot more affordable. Oculus will be compatible with lower-end PCs, including an upcoming $499 laptop, the company’s CEO Brendan Iribe announced Thursday during the Oculus Connect conference in San Jose. Oculus introduced a new set of minimum specs required to run its Rift headset, making it compatible with much cheaper PCs than before. View image on Twitter The first of these will be a $499 AMD-powered PC from CyberPowerPC.