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Facebook unveils Quest, its new virtual-reality headset

The Oculus Quest will begin shipping next spring, and will be sold for a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $399 for the 64GB storage model. Using Oculus Quest in the demo, the experience looked like a pencil-traced view of the real world, with virtual objects floating in. [Full Article...]

Google announced changes to search engine

Google announced changes to search engine To keep things going in that direction, Google is introducing a bunch of new and improved search features, with a particular emphasis on visual content, as it looks to towards the next two decades of search . In other words, Google search results will be quite different now. It will now be called " Discover ", and it will show videos, among other things, for the first time. [Full Article...]

Samsung unveils new Galaxy phones

Samsung unveils new Galaxy phones The first one comes with 4GB RAM +64GB storage and the second one comes with 6GB RAM+128Gb storage. The Galaxy A7 sports 24MP main + 5MP live focus + 8MP ultra-wide sensors at the rear and a 24 MP selfie shooter. Samsung has also added Emoji features along with several camera mode. The sensors onboard the smartphone are accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, RGB light sensor, and a side-m... [Full Article...]

Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook shake-up

Instagram co-founders resign in latest Facebook shake-up Until now, Instagram has been widely lauded for the slow roll-out of ads since 2013, focusing on ads from lifestyle brands that seem relevant and visually compelling for their targeted users. Many analysts feel that the departure of the Instagram co-founders could be tied to these tempestuous times that Facebook has had to endure. The success of Instagram under the ownership of Facebook in the... [Full Article...]

Oculus Quest All-in-One VR gaming system costs $399

It also remembers multiple rooms so you can hot-swap between them to play VR practically anywhere you please. Insight is Oculus' suite of tools that power the device's inside-out tracking systems, creating 3D maps of the environment in order to accurately convey motion and position. [Full Article...]

Google Pixel 3 XL gets yet another hands-on video prior to announcement

Google Pixel 3 XL gets yet another hands-on video prior to announcement Although the phone does suffer from a handful of critical shortcomings such as performance slowdowns and poor display quality. And now even before the smartphone has launched, the official wallpapers for Google Pixel 3 have been leaked online. [Full Article...]

Epic Games announce 400% XP Fortnite weekend, Season 6 start date

Epic Games announce 400% XP Fortnite weekend, Season 6 start date Season 6 remains a mystery but Epic Games never disappoints when it comes to bringing odd additions and events to its popular battle royale game. Epic Games has kicked off a new competition system, according to the company, and it has new formats that each Fall Skirmish week will follow. [Full Article...]

Telltale Says "Potential Partners" Could Finish The Walking Dead

Telltale Says The first episode of the final season was released August 14 and the second came out Tuesday. In a note specifically on the GOG page for the game , the company stated that "Telltale has requested a temporary pause of sales of The Walking Dead - Final Season ", which likely explains the removal from other digital platforms . [Full Article...]

Google quietly started logging people into Chrome without their consent

Google quietly started logging people into Chrome without their consent In other words, if you log into Gmail using Chrome 69 , you will also be logged into the Chrome browser, which in turn may mean that Google will get to see all your browsing history and associate that with your account. He argues that the account-muddling problem Google is trying to solve shouldn't affect users who don't want to sign into the browser. What he discovered was that if you were log... [Full Article...]

Google’s 20th Birthday: A doodle that walks down memory lane

Google’s 20th Birthday: A doodle that walks down memory lane Google , of course, has a feature called SOS alerts for a year now, but going ahead it would be fine-tuning it to make it more accurate and useful. And the company is incorporating Google Lens into Google Images , so clicking on the lens icon in Google Images yields a plethora of related images and content. [Full Article...]

Roku Reintroduces Premiere and Premiere+ STBs, Now With 4K

Roku Reintroduces Premiere and Premiere+ STBs, Now With 4K Originally scheduled for late October, Roku has pushed the release back to November, so the Roku OS 8.2 update can finish rolling out to Roku TVs. (The new Roku Wireless Speakers won't ship before then, too). Priced at US$39.99 and US$49.99 respectively, the Premiere is available to pre-order now in the United States while the Roku Premiere + will be available exclusively at Walmart stores in ear... [Full Article...]

Google introduces new 'Discover' feature as Search turns 20

Google introduces new 'Discover' feature as Search turns 20 Now, Google will integrate Lens directly into searches , "to make your search experience more visual", Cathy Edwards, the director of engineering of Google Images , said in a blog post . After modifications, the selection of news will be shown under the heading Discover (uncover). Google has incorporated Artificial Intelligence to offer smart videos feature called " Featured Videos " card ... [Full Article...]

Facebook Announces $399 Oculus Quest VR Headset

Whereas that device offered three degrees of freedom tracking, the Oculus Quest affords six degrees of freedom and packs the hardware necessary to deliver a compelling VR experience without needing to be attached to a PC. Hybrid Apps let developers leverage Dash's virtual desktop tech to build applications that transition more seamlessly between 2D and VR. The Rift will set you back $399, while HT... [Full Article...]

Mobile rebrands MetroPCS prepaid service as 'Metro by T

Mobile rebrands MetroPCS prepaid service as 'Metro by T Beginning at some point next, Metro PCS will be known as Metro by T-Mobile - a move that T-Mobile says represents a "new mission to give value-conscious consumers a trade-off free wireless experience". The highest tier of the new Metro by T-Mobile plans will now include Amazon Prime , giving customers the best of shopping and entertainment from Amazon including Prime FREE One-Day Shipping and Pri... [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S10 Will Not Be So Curvy?

Samsung Galaxy S10 Will Not Be So Curvy? The company is also touting Dolby Atmos audio and AR Emoji features. The fingerprint sensor of the device is located in the power button on the right side. The camera is also Live Focus ready, which means users can set the background blur while clicking as well as after taking the picture. But, in India, Samsung has only launched the 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage and 6 GB RAM + 128 GB storag... [Full Article...]

Microsoft wages war on passwords

Microsoft wages war on passwords US leading tech company Microsoft Corporation Monday unveiled a series of new enhanced security tools that help its users remember fewer passwords but better secure their accounts of Microsoft's cloud service. Cyber threats "are coming so very fast, that if you can't keep your modern workplace infrastructure current, all you're doing is increasing your risk exposure to cyber threats", he sai... [Full Article...]

Roku’s New Premiere Does 4k/HDR for Less $

Roku’s New Premiere Does 4k/HDR for Less $ The long-awaited Roku TV Wireless Speakers , which will work with Roku TVs (but not STBs) and list for $199.99, will be available in November. Of the Roku voice control elements in the OS update (outside of Google Assistant), Speech Clarity is included, which "looks for voice frequencies and boosts them to address intelligibility". [Full Article...]

Delta experiencing system outage

Delta experiencing system outage In a statement, the company said it was working to bring its systems back up "as quickly as possible". There was no disruption or safety impact on any Delta flights in the air. A note posted later to Twitter said the outage had been resolved. The cause of the technical issue has not yet been found. It was not immediately known how many people or flights have been affected. [Full Article...]

Skype calling coming to Alexa devices

Skype calling coming to Alexa devices According to rumors, the gadget will be similar to Amazon's Echo Show, writes the online edition of the Chronicle.info with reference for a New time. At present, the Echo Auto works with Audible, Amazon Music, Spotify, Sirius XM, and NPR apps for podcasts and streaming music. The main feature will be video chat, and Facebook will use facial recognition to tag users and follow them around t... [Full Article...]

Apple Watch Series 4 Teardown Reveals Larger Battery, Jam-Packed Tech Goodies

Apple Watch Series 4 Teardown Reveals Larger Battery, Jam-Packed Tech Goodies The built-in optical hearts sensor has been a feature of the Apple Watch since day one, but has gains more capabilities with each new release. The new Apple Watch touts a fancy new ECG , or electrocardiogram, monitor. However, if no movement is detected for a minute, the Watch will start a 15 second countdown, further tapping and sounding a louder alarm. These include contacting Emergency... [Full Article...]


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