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8K VR livestreaming could soon be a reality thanks to Nokia

Nokia has updated its VR camera, potentially paving the way for 8K livestreaming. Nokia has announced an upgrade to its VR camera, the Nokia OZO, and its supporting software. At Las Vegas media conference NAB, the Finnish tech company has revea.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarApr 19th, 2017

Google Pixel 2 could be announced on October 5

If prolific leaker Evan Blass aka @evleaks is to be believed, Google will be introducing the new Pixel smartphones on October 5. Google’s second-generation Pixel handsets, powered by Snapdragon 836 SoC’s, will be unveiled on October 5th......»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago

Samsung working on an Amazon Echo competitor: Report

Planning to take on the likes of Amazon and Google, Samsung is working on a smart speaker that will be launched soon. CNBC is reporting that Samsung’s DJ Koh said the smart speaker was on the way. He, however, did not give a clear timeline for.....»»

Category: asiaSource:  androidosRelated News4 hr. 7 min. ago

Crunch Report | Galaxy Note 8 Makes Its Return

We get a look at SpaceX’s Spacesuit, Galaxy Note 8 makes its return, a recap of YC Demo Day 2 and Apple’s latest iPhone could come on September 12th. All this on Crunch Report. Read More.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News5 hr. 47 min. ago

Could nicotine reduction help curb addiction?

A new study examining the effects of nicotine reduction among more vulnerable smokers supports the FDA's recent recommendation for lowering nicotine to non-addictive levels......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

Some Sony Xperia owners could receive refunds for false waterproof claims

Sony used to make a big deal of its “waterproof” Xperia smartphones and tablets, but in reality, they were never designed to be used while submerged in water. Now, following a preliminary settlement in a class-action lawsuit, owners whose.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News12 hr. 23 min. ago

Windows 10: Microsoft, nearly finalizing the Fall Creators Update, teases a mixed-reality future

Even as Microsoft winds down the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, its Insiders are still receiving new capabilities. Case in point: Insider Build 16273, which adds a new mixed-reality mode, the chance to try out Windows 10 S, and even a rather int.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News12 hr. 23 min. ago

Zombie storm comes back from the (mostly) dead to threaten Gulf Coast with biblical flooding

It's the tropical storms you think are dead but come back to life that you need to be truly afraid of.  One such storm, soon to intensify into Tropical Storm Harvey, is poised to pick up copious amounts of moisture from the bathtub warm waters o.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

Samsung’s DJ Koh Confirms, a Smart Speaker is Coming

Speaking with CNBC at the Galaxy Note 8 unveiling event, Samsung’s Mobile President, DJ Koh, confirmed that the company is indeed working on a smart speaker and that it may be coming soon. This isn’t the first we’ve heard about a po.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

This Disney AR app could be a stealth play for smart coloring books

 In our perambulations through the halls of museums, who hasn’t wanted to give paintings we pass by a little touch-up in a spontaneous act of yellowism? Disney has created an augmented reality app to allow just this, but given the company&.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News12 hr. 48 min. ago

Bethesda announces release dates for virtual reality versions of Skyrim, Doom and Fallout 4

Virtual reality’s impact on the gaming industry hasn’t been as profound as some pundits had anticipated. The high cost of entry has had a lot to do with slow adoption although it’s just one of several contributing factors......»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News13 hr. 15 min. ago

Windows 10: Microsoft finalizes the Fall Creators Update, teases a mixed-reality future

Even as Microsoft winds down the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, its Insiders are still receiving new capabilities. Case in point: Insider Build 16273, which adds a new mixed-reality mode, the chance to try out Windows 10 S, and even a rather int.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News13 hr. 15 min. ago

Here’s Your First Look at Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8

It's a lot like the Galaxy S8, but with a stylus and two cameras. Smartphones with large screens have become increasingly popular over the years — a trend that Samsung is largely responsible for thanks to its Galaxy Note phones. But last.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

This Android Oreo Feature Could Fix a Huge Google Problem

The company hopes to reduce the amount of time between Android consumer updates The newest version of Google’s Android mobile operating system, unveiled Monday as “Oreo” after the sandwich cookie, will start rolling out in the.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Google May Be Working on Smart Headphones to Rival Apple’s AirPods

They would have the Google Assistant built-in Google wants its virtual assistant to be in gadgets besides smartphones and intelligent speakers, and it looks like the company could be taking steps toward making that happen. The search giant may.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

The Apple Car is now just an over-glorified autonomous shuttle for employees, says report

Apple's automotive ambitions might finally come to life near its sprawling new HQ, but we shouldn't expect to see an Apple Car anytime soon. The company's long-rumored Project Titan vehicle will instead debut in the form of a shuttle bus for Apple em.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News13 hr. 23 min. ago

Samsung"s new Gear VR is built for the big Galaxy Note 8

Thanks to its tie-in with Oculus, Samsung's Gear VR has had the most content and arguably the best image quality of any mobile virtual reality headset since it launched. It has improved ever since, and the model unveiled with the Galaxy.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News13 hr. 31 min. ago

Samsung’s virtual reality strategy has an upgrade problem

 Today, Samsung showed off its flagship Note 8, the device has a big, beautiful screen, the S Pen and a battery that’s a little bit smaller. The company also announced that there’s a new $130 Gear VR on the way that you’ll have.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News13 hr. 39 min. ago

Blood test for colitis screening using infrared technology could reduce dependence on colonoscopy, study finds

A fast, simple blood test for ulcerative colitis using infrared spectroscopy could provide a cheaper, less invasive alternative for screening compared to colonoscopy, which is now the predominant test, according to a study......»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News14 hr. 31 min. ago

Samsung Says It"s Working on an Amazon Echo Competitor

An anonymous reader writes: Samsung is working on a smart speaker that will be launched "soon", the company's mobile chief told CNBC, which will pit it against the likes of Amazon, Apple, and Google, in the hotly-contested space. DJ Koh, the presiden.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News14 hr. 48 min. ago

Use of brain-computer interface, virtual avatar could help people with gait disabilities

Researchers have shown for the first time that the use of a brain-computer interface augmented with a virtual walking avatar can control gait, suggesting the protocol may help patients recover the ability to walk after stroke, some spinal cord injuri.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News14 hr. 59 min. ago