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Best HOTAS controllers for VR in 2018

Hands On Throttle-and-Stick (HOTAS) controllers employ a joystick and throttle grip setup to emulate the controls in an authentic aircraft’s (or spacecraft’s) cockpit. These controllers have always been popular in the flight-sim world, but they’ve taken on a new life in the VR world. Games like Elite Dangerous, War Thunder, EVE: Valkyrie, and House of […]

Portrait bank cards are a thing now

Consider the ways you use your bank card on an everyday basis, whether handing it over to a cashier, swiping it to make contactless payments, or inserting it into an ATM. How are you holding the card as you do all those things? Vertically, I’m willing to bet, or in portrait orientation, to borrow a […]

Joonas Suotamo says the best part of playing Chewbacca in Solo: A Star Wars Story was getting to run

When 31-year-old Finnish actor Joonas Suotamo first stepped into the role of Star Wars’ towering, hairy Wookiee character Chewbacca for 2015’s The Force Awakens, he repeatedly dodged press questions about which scenes he appeared in. Peter Mayhew, who originated the role in 1977’s A New Hope, was also playing Chewbacca in some scenes, but he […]