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The Drill Down 379: Android Domination
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This week, Oculus Rift and Windows 10 get launch date and prices, free Amazon shipping for everyone, highlights from Google‘s developer conference, MIT‘s robot cheetah takes a big leap into the future, and much, much more…

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The Drill Down 375: I’ve Got the Power
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This week, Grooveshark & Secret shut down, the Oculus Rift has a ship date, Tesla revolutionizes home energy, and a hostage situation defused by a pizza … and much much more.

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Dying Grandmother Uses Oculus Rift To Explore World One Last Time (Video)
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When talking about the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, it’s usually related to video games and how much more awesome many of them will be when using it. But the thing about finally perfecting the virtual reality we’ve seen depicted so many times over the years in movies and elsewhere is that it could mean so much more than just entertainment. That’s something we’re reminded of in this very special video.

Knowing her grandmother was dying of cancer and was unable to move around much let alone walk outside and visit some of the places she wanted to, Priscilla contacted Oculus, who sent her a headset so her grandmother could do and see some of the things she was unable to do herself anymore.

You can see a video of her moving experience and reaction below, which sadly took place about four weeks before she passed away.

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The Drill Down 322: Lab Vaginas and Space Twins
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This week, Google Glass opens to the public for one day, did the NSA know about Heartbleed…and exploit it?, Google invests in drones, nature docs come to the Oculus Rift, lab vaginas, space twins, and much more…

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The Drill Down 319: Executive Order 12333
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This week, Greg Davies from the Blendover podcast joins Dwayne and Andrew as we discuss Turkey trying to terminate Twitter, Netflix cries “not fair,” the IRS weighs in on Bitcoin, President Obama backpedals on NSA collection, Apple, Google, and dozens more collude in wage-fixing, and will Facebook‘s purchase of Oculus create a rift amongst gamers? All this and more…

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