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Meta tries to resurrect Portal devices as secondary monitors

On Wednesday, Meta announced that two of its Portal video calling devices now support an app that can wirelessly connect them to PCs. The new feature may save them from total cancellation as the company attempts to pivot the products from consumers t.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotAug 14th, 2022

Don’t miss this (Oculus) Meta Quest 2 bundle deal – save $50

Best Buy is selling a Meta Quest 2 bundle that includes the virtual reality headset and copies of Resident Evil 4 and Beat Saber for a discounted price of $350......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 1st, 2022

Samsung’s self-repair program might soon be extended to more devices

According to a recent trademark application, it has been suggested that Samsung’s self-repair program could eventually cover more devices other than smartphones. The post Samsung’s self-repair program might soon be extended to more devices first.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsDec 1st, 2022

How to show Apple Fitness+ workout metrics over AirPlay 2

Apple now allows people using the Apple Fitness+ service to see workout metrics on AirPlay 2 devices. Here's how to get it done."[Apple Fitness+] is a new service to inspire you to get fit and stay fit," said Jay Blahnik, senior director of Fitness T.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsDec 1st, 2022

We asked the experts if biological sex affects heart rate sensor accuracy

We asked the experts if biological sex affects the accuracy of heart rate sensors fitted to wearable devices like smartwatches, rings, and fitness bands......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsDec 1st, 2022

Predatory loan mobile apps grab data, harass users and their contacts

Lookout researchers have discovered nearly 300 Android and iOS apps that trick victims into unfair loan terms, exfiltrate excessive user data from mobile devices, and then use it to pressure and shame the victims for repayment. Aimed at consumers in.....»»

Category: securitySource:  netsecurityRelated NewsDec 1st, 2022

Teenage boys uncertain about navigating consent and sexual culture, new study finds

While typical consent education in secondary schools may rationalize or provide a "road map" for consent, teenage boys feel uncertain and anxious about navigating the perceived realities of youth sexual culture, according to new research from the Uni.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsNov 30th, 2022

Get Samsung’s 49-inch Odyssey G9 Monitor for under $1,000 today

The Samsung Odyssey G9 Monitor is one of the best monitors on the market at 49 inches. It's currently discounted by a whopping $600!.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 30th, 2022

Nvidia celebrates Portal With RTX release by giving away RTX 4090s

The Portal with RTX launch party event in December holds some exciting prizes to be won......»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsNov 30th, 2022

Optical communication device maker eLASER cautious about 1H23

Elite Advanced Laser (eLASER ) remains cautious about its business prospects for the first half of 2023 while reiterating its focus on demand for server-use high-speed optical communication devices......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 30th, 2022

Chrome for iOS now lets you quickly open links from other apps in Incognito

Google has added a nifty feature to Chrome for iOS that gives you the option to quickly open external links from other apps using Incognito. It’s especially useful on shared devices. more… The post Chrome for iOS now lets you quickly open link.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsNov 30th, 2022

Free ray-tracing update will overhaul Portal’s graphics on December 8

Its fancy new effects have much higher system requirements than the original. Low-polygon models, blurry textures, and low-resolution effects are replaced with shiny new upgrad.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 30th, 2022

South Dakota governor bans state employees from using TikTok on government devices

South Dakota's governor signed an executive order on Tuesday banning state agencies, employees and contractors from accessing TikTok on government devices, citing "the growing national security threat" posed by the Chinese-owned social media platform.....»»

Category: topSource:  cnnRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

AptX Adaptive vs. aptX HD vs. LDAC: Which Bluetooth codec is the best?

If you're shopping for new wireless earbuds or headphones, listen up: The codecs these devices support affect everything from sound quality to battery life......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Meta Fined $275 Million In Facebook Data Scrape

The Irish Data Protection Commission fined Meta over $200 million for a Facebook privacy breach involving the data of half a billion users. Here's a recap. The Irish.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  slashgearRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

How to sync your Alexa devices

Syncing up Alexa devices like Echos is a great way to play multi-room music and much more. If you have more than one Alexa speaker, here's how to pair them......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Explainable AI-based physical theory for advanced materials design

Microscopic materials analysis is essential to achieve desirable performance in next-generation nanoelectronic devices, such as low power consumption and high speeds. However, the magnetic materials involved in such devices often exhibit incredibly c.....»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Apple unveils 2022 App Store Awards, highlighting ‘cultural impact’ and ‘abundant possibilities’

Apple has announced its 2022 App Store Award recipients today, and this year’s list of winners all stand out for demonstrating “abundant possibilities” through the App Store and across Apple devices. The trendy social app BeReal takes the top.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  9to5macRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Suppliers gearing up for shipments of Wi-Fi 7 devices

Suppliers engaged in the supply chain for Wi-Fi 7 products are gearing up for shipments starting in the second half of 2023, according to industry sources......»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Apple Watch Ultra becomes a diving computer with launch of Oceanic+

App adds yet another Apple-sanctioned subscription service to Apple devices An Apple Watch showing dive metrics. [credit:.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsNov 29th, 2022

Facebook: Meta fined €265m by Irish Data Protection Commission

Phone numbers and email addresses of up to 533m users appeared on an online hacking forum......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated NewsNov 28th, 2022