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NASA releases first audio from Mars, video of landing (Update)

The US space agency NASA on Monday released the first audio from Mars, a faint crackling recording of a gust of wind captured by the Perseverance rover......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgFeb 23rd, 2021

Asynchronous video startup Weet just launched to cement bonds, and know-how, within companies

For founder Najette Fellache, coming to the Bay Area a few years ago from Nantes, France was a way to grow a company she’d founded and which was already was beginning to count major U.S. corporations like GE, Tesla, Amazon, and Medtronics as cu.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News1 hr. 59 min. ago

WhatsApp adds one-to-one voice and video calling to its desktop app

The Facebook-owned messaging and VoIP service said that over the last year, they saw a meaningful uptick in people calling one another on WhatsApp. On New Year’s Eve, for example, the service set a new personal best for the most calls made in a sin.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

Qualcomm wants to improve wireless audio quality with Snapdragon Sound certification

Qualcomm's latest effort aims to tackle one of the biggest consumer complaints in wireless audio. Throughout the years, the company has pushed for the adoption of its proprietary aptX codec and its derivatives, which are designed to reduce latency an.....»»

Category: topSource:  techspotRelated News2 hr. 30 min. ago

Will moving, ‘spacial video’ start to eat into square-box Zoom calls? SpatialChat thinks so

With most of us locked into a square video box on platforms like Zoom, the desire to break away and perhaps wander around a virtual space is strong. These new ways of presenting people — as small circles of videos placed in a virtual space where th.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated News2 hr. 58 min. ago

TikTok launches ‘TikTok Q&A,’ a new feature for creators to engage with viewers’ questions

Earlier this year, TikTok was spotted testing a new Q&A feature that would allow creators to more directly respond to their audience’s questions using either text or video. Today, the company has announced the feature is now available to all us.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated News5 hr. 58 min. ago

Ring Video Doorbell Pro and 3 get huge price cuts at Best Buy today

Get huge savings on both the Ring Video Doorbell Pro and the Ring Video Doorbell 3 Plus when you take advantage of this Best Buy sale......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

Qualcomm wants Snapdragon Sound to be a stamp of approval for high-quality audio

Qualcomm has introduced Snapdragon Sound, a stamp of approval given to devices that use its best audio technologies to improve the listening experience......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 31 min. ago

Loop Hero review: I’ve somehow gotten hooked on an RPG that plays itself

Think of it as the ultimate game to play on a second monitor. Enlarge (credit: Devolver Digital / Four Quarters) I cannot think of a single YouTube trailer that would do the addictive, compelling new video game Loop Hero an iota of justice. Th.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 59 min. ago

WhatsApp introduces video and voice calls on desktop version

WhatsApp is allowing users to make video and voice calls on their desktop for the first time......»»

Category: topSource:  informationweekRelated News8 hr. 58 min. ago

Call of Duty patch brings "biggest download day on record"

Download records were broken last week when Call of Duty released a major update, Virgin Media says......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News9 hr. 31 min. ago

SpaceX: Starship lands safely... then explodes

It is the first time Elon Musk's space exploration company has pulled off this difficult landing......»»

Category: hdrSource:  bbcRelated News10 hr. 59 min. ago

Hopin confirms $400M raise at $5.65B valuation

This morning Hopin, a virtual events platform and video-focused software service, announced that it has closed a $400 million Series C. The new capital values Hopin at $5.65 billion. Both numbers match prior TechCrunch reporting that the company was.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News11 hr. 30 min. ago

WhatsApp now lets you make voice and video calls from your computer

To meet a significant increase in demand for voice and video calling, a WhatsApp update has added voice and video calling to the company's desktop apps......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 31 min. ago

SpaceX Starship lands upright, then explodes in latest test

SpaceX's futuristic Starship looked like it aced a touchdown Wednesday, but then exploded on the landing pad with so much force that it was hurled into the air......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 hr. 58 min. ago

WhatsApp adds voice and video calling to desktop app

WhatsApp is rolling out support for voice and video calling to its desktop app, the Facebook-owned messaging service said Thursday, providing relief to countless people sitting in front of computers who have had to reach for their phone every time th.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News15 hr. 30 min. ago

Research contributes to understanding of hypersonic flow

Using data collected in a NASA Langley Mach 6 wind tunnel, researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign replicated the hypersonic flow conditions of a compression ramp flow by means of Direct Numerical Simulation. The simulation yielded.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News15 hr. 30 min. ago

NASA highlights sky-watching entertainment for March

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is back again with its monthly rundown of sky-watching tips. This is what you can see ........»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News15 hr. 31 min. ago

Third time is not a charm: Space X"s rocket lands but then explodes

SpaceX's rocket has exploded just minutes after the Starship's first successful landing......»»

Category: topSource:  skynewsRelated News16 hr. 58 min. ago

2D video to 3D faces: Facing down a key challenge in VR

Smartphone input can now generate photorealistically lit and shadowed 3D human faces, viewed from any angle Creating a virtual experience that’s as close to real life as possible is one of virtual reality’s (VR’s) ultimate goals, as compa.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News16 hr. 58 min. ago

Gillmor Gang: Off The Record

Of all the gin joints etc. etc. Clubhouse continues to confound those who don’t believe in the restorative powers of the Next Big Thing. It doesn’t make sense, they say, that an audio service based on live podcasts will change the course.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News16 hr. 59 min. ago