Although most people wouldn’t expect it, virtual reality technology is a powerful tool for the older generations. One group of senior citizens recently went on a world tour in the span of just 60 minutes. They traveled to Africa, the Midwest, Hawaii, Alaska, and Disney World all in one experience. It is evident VR headsets – even cheaper models – can bring some joy to senior citizens’ lives in this regard. It is also an intriguing experiment which may set a new global trend.
When project Cars 2 was first announced, it wasn’t exactly clear why this game needs a VR mode. Although it is available for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift in VR mode, it remains to be seen if players effectively give this concept a try in the future. It is certainly true the game looks pretty stunning in VR, but it’s not something everyone wants to explore either. For those owners of a VR headset, it is well worth trying, as the result may surprise you.
Bringing a mobile VR game to different virtual reality headsets is often a bad idea. After all, these ports rarely offer anything new and often feel rather unsatisfying as a whole. Floor Plan: Hands-on Edition falls into this same category, as there is no noteworthy improvement over the Samsung Gear VR version. Owners of the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift may want to think twice before buying this game.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".