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Windows Mixed Reality vs Hololens

What's the difference between Windows' new mixed-reality devices and the HoloLens? We go hands on to tell you......»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwMay 19th, 2017

Facebook"s AR glasses take center stage in newly published patent

The world just got a sneak peek at a feature Facebook's working on to make its highly anticipated AR glasses a reality. According to a patent published Thursday, the device "may augment views of a physical, real-world environment with computer-genera.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News21 hr. 17 min. ago

Lenovo IdeaPad 720s Review

Lenovo IdeaPad 720s Review is a post by Travis Pope from Gotta Be Mobile. To get the best, you must spend more. That’s the way buying a Windows laptop or anything else works. Yet the Lenovo IdeaPad 720s costs just below $900 and it still has almost.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

You can"t escape Windows error messages in this augmented reality nightmare

They promised us beauty. They said the sky was the limit. They told us that how we interact with the world would change in profound, innumerable ways.  They never said anything about Windows error messages shitting all over our augmented reality.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Can a crowdsourced mega-forest offset Trump’s climate chaos?

It's an appealing idea, a vast forest to soak up the extra carbon released due to Trump's policies, but it may not be so easy in reality, says Olive Heffernan.....»»

Category: topSource:  newscientistRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Valve"s upcoming Knuckles VR controllers look like a dream in action

Valve's innovative new virtual reality controllers, called Knuckles, are still a ways away from hitting the public.  Fortunately, YouTube channel Tested got their hands on them early and they look like they deliver on everything they promise.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

5 reasons iPhone 8 AR will be an augmented reality game changer

Augmented Reality might sound like futuristic sci-fi mumbo jumbo, but Apple’s going to change all that with the iPhone 8. Most of us are at least vaguely familiar with augmented reality thanks to Pokemon Go sticking Charmanders in our sock dr.....»»

Category: topSource:  techradarRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Marketo Survey: Websites, Email Still Rule Consumer Engagement

Chatbots, artificial intelligence, machine learning and virtual and augmented reality may be all the rage in digital experience, but websites and email remain the most common points of engagement between consumers and businesses. That's at least on.....»»

Category: itSource:  cmswireRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Windows Story Remix will be in Fall Creators Update (for the most part)

Windows Story Remix is one of the most hotly anticipated parts of the Fall Creators Update, but it might not be outfitted with its full range of effects and features at launch. The post Windows Story Remix will be in Fall Creators Update (for the mos.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Woman rebuffs body shamers who turned her crop top Instagram into a meme

When you post a cute photo of yourself on Instagram, the last thing you'd want is for it to turn into a meme. Especially a mean one.  But that's the reality a plus-size blogger was confronted with after a photo of her in a crop top was appropria.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

What to do when your laptop"s touchpad stops working

When your laptop’s touchpad stops responding to your fingers, you’ve got a problem. Have you ever tried to use a Windows PC without a mouse, touchpad, or other pointing device? It’s all but impossible. If the problem just started, reboot y.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsAug 18th, 2017

Visit Chernobyl in virtual reality on PlayStation VR

If you've always wanted to visit the abandoned location of the Chernobyl disaster, you'll be able to do that from the safety of your home soon with PlayStation VR. The Chernobyl VR Project is coming to PS VR "in the near future," according to a PlayS.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

New Skype for desktop preview adds @mentions, message reactions, and more

The new chat oriented Skype Preview is available to download for Windows, macOS and Android, offering new features like @mentions, message reactions, new notification panel, new chat media gallery and enhanced group calls......»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Windows Story Remix will be in Fall Creators Update, for the most part

Windows Story Remix is one of the most hotly anticipated parts of the Fall Creators Update, but it seems that it might not be outfitted with its full range of effects and features at launch. The post Windows Story Remix will be in Fall Creators Updat.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Windows Story Remix will be in Fall Creators Update, but missing at least one feature

Windows Story Remix is one of the most hotly anticipated parts of the Fall Creators Update, but it seems that it might not be outfitted with its full range of effects and features at launch. The post Windows Story Remix will be in Fall Creators Updat.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Skype’s new look arrives on the desktop in preview form

Skype is making a preview version of its new desktop design available for users to try out. Available today, Mac and non-Windows 10 PC users can download Skype Preview and see the new features that are in the works......»»

Category: topSource:  engadgetRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Mozilla nears finish line for 64-bit Firefox transition

Mozilla now automatically delivers the 64-bit version of Firefox to Windows users with compatible hardware, the open-source developer said this week. (Firefox can be ">downloaded here.)"Users on 64-bit Windows who download Firefox will now get our.....»»

Category: operatingsystemsSource:  cwRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Verizon is selling a Miracast dongle for $20

Similar to an Android phone, your Windows 10 device has a type of casting built-in—but depending on your hardware you may not be able to use it. Right now, you can change that by picking up a Belkin Miracast Video Adapter from Verizon for $20. T.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcwRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Mind-reading computer moves closer to reality

Computer scientists are developing a mind-reading computer that deciphers symbols that people have looked at.The device accurately replicates shapes seen. The computer scans brain activity, then successfully redraws those numerals and symbols, say.....»»

Category: softwareSource:  networkworldRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

Want To Learn A New Language? With This AR App, Just Point And Tap

A new demo shows how augmented reality could redefine apps as we know them. There’s a new app gold rush. After Facebook and Apple both released augmented reality development kits in recent months, developers are demonstrating just what they c.....»»

Category: topSource:  fastcodesignRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017

ASUS VivoBook W202 laptop joins the Windows 10 S stable

It’s back to school time, which means that for some students or their parents, it’s also time to invest in a new, or their first, school laptop. Taking advantage of this unique shopping season, Microsoft and its OEM partners have gotten the ball.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsAug 17th, 2017