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Apple"s Next Big Thing: Augmented Reality

Apple is beefing up its staff with acquisitions and some big hires to help design augmented reality glasses and iPhone features, according to Bloomberg. From a report: Apple is working on "digital spectacles" that could connect to an iPhone and beam.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotMar 20th, 2017

The Galaxy S8 iris scanner can be hacked with aging tech

Biometrics are becoming our next de facto security measure, and they're supposed to be a vast improvement on easily-forgotten and hackable passwords. Yet a point-and-shoot camera, laser printer and contact lens is all it took for German.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

Fashion and technology will inevitably become one

There's no denying that the technology world is obsessed with fashion. Amazon, Apple and Google, three of the biggest names in tech, are all trying to carve their own path into the fashion space. Apple's doing so with fancy smartwa.....»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

This little device turns your iPhone into a Polaroid-like instant camera

The Pyrnt Pocket is a new iPhone grip that also spits out instant physical prints with augmented reality videos hidden inside. The printer uses inkless Zink paper for 2x3 sticker images. The post This little device turns your iPhone into a Polaroid-l.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News14 hr. 6 min. ago

Decrypted: American Gods just made its heroes a lot less likable

Guest Paula Gaetos talks to us about Laura’s tokusatsu-style transformation. Enlarge / Laura really has to keep those flies away now that she has become a zombie demigod avenger entity thing. (credit: Starz) When I first watched episode 4 of.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News14 hr. 22 min. ago

10 Common Apple Watch Problems & Fixes

10 Common Apple Watch Problems & Fixes is a post by Josh Smith from Gotta Be Mobile. Apple Watch and Apple Watch 2 problems continue to frustrate users despite multiple Apple Watch updates and iPhone updates. Here are common Apple Watch problems an.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated News14 hr. 50 min. ago

Apple and Nokia: From Frenemies to Friends?

Shares of Nokia gained more than 6 percent early Tuesday morning after the company's rocky-at-best relationship with Apple took a turn for the better; the two are now cooperating on new technologies. Apple filed an antitrust case against Acacia Rese.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News15 hr. 14 min. ago

58% off RAVPower Portable Multi-Functional Power Bank with 9000mAh Built-in Apple Lightning Connector and AC Plug - Deal Alert

The RAVPower Savior 9000mAh portable charger has both a built built-in Apple Lightning Connector and a foldable two prong wall plug so you don't need to bring an extra cable to charge your Apple Device.  The additional USB output is 1A & Lightni.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated News15 hr. 38 min. ago

Scrolling mobile web pages in Safari is about to whole lot smoother

Apple is looking to make scrolling across iOS much more uniform. An update to the Safari browser will mean it won't differentiate between websites that implement Google's AMP and those that don't. The post Scrolling mobile web pages in Safari is abou.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 58 min. ago

Mouse semen experiment suggests humans can reproduce in space

Humans have become relatively experienced at living and working in space aboard the International Space Station. Now, we're looking forward to the next step: reproduction. Mouse sperm, which was freeze-dried and stored aboard the ISS f.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News16 hr. 29 min. ago

Global Smartphone Sales Grow as Apple, Samsung Lose Share

As more people around the world become smartphone users, a growing number of them are also willing to pay more for better devices, according to new data released today by the analyst firm Gartner Inc. Gartner's sales report for the first quarter of.....»»

Category: topSource:  scitechtodayRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Innoviz debuts an aftermarket LiDAR product for self-driving car development

 LiDAR is a key ingredient in the overall sensing package required to make autonomous cars a reality (though Tesla would disagree), but it’s also prohibitively expensive, especially for companies just starting out, and researchers not tied.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Apple names Denise Young Smith as VP of diversity and inclusion

 In a not-so-surprising move, Apple has appointed Denise Young Smith as its first-ever head of diversity and inclusion, 9 to 5 Mac first reported. TechCrunch has since confirmed that Smith officially started in this role yesterday. Smith previou.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Alexa, don’t talk to strangers!

 “Alexa, how do you hide a body?” Vocal identification is a complicated thing. Alexa doesn’t identify individual users; all us humans are the same. And because Echo has no user identification process, this actually means that a.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Meet the 21st batch of 500 Startups companies

 500 Startups’ next batch of accelerator companies is launching now that its previous demo day has wrapped up, this time seemingly having a bit of a wider focus than we’re accustomed to seeing coming out of the firm. This batch, whic.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Google’s Unique Reach tells marketers when you’ve seen the same ad a gazillion times

 At Google’s Marketing Next conference in San Francisco, the company announced Unique Reach, a new measurement tool that captures the number of times the same person has seen an ad. Unique Reach aggregates impressions across devices, camp.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 38 min. ago

Nokia Uses Lawsuit To Make Apple Its Friend

Apple has settled a patent dispute with Finnish telecom equipment maker Nokia and agreed to buy more of its network products and services. The deal means Nokia will get bigger royalties from Apple for using its mobile phone patents, helping offset th.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News17 hr. 6 min. ago

Battle.net isn’t Battle.net anymore, even if Blizzard calls it Battle.net

We're going to call it Battle.net as long as Blizzard calls it Battle.net Enlarge / Seriously, Blizzard, what are we supposed to call this thing? It has been over eight months now since Blizzard made the low-key announcement that it would be.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News17 hr. 22 min. ago

Hands on: Android O"s most useful features (so far)

With Google I/O officially behind us, it's time to start looking forward -- and that means time to start thinking in more detail about the next major version of Android and what it'll mean for us.Google Home and Photos may have stolen the show at.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated News17 hr. 30 min. ago

TomTom Sports app now syncs with Google Fit and Apple Health

Staying fit is already challenging enough, so keeping tabs on your progress shouldn't add any additional stress. TomTom agrees, and has brought an update to its sports app that allows users to import data from Google Fit and Apple Health. The post To.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News17 hr. 38 min. ago

Apple plans to make Safari scrolling a lot smoother

Apple is making changes to its mobile Safari browser that will make scrolling work smoother across all websites, according to posts on Hacker News and Daring Fireball. Right now, regular pages scroll differently on iOS Safari than sites like.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News17 hr. 58 min. ago