Facebook -owned Oculus is shipping its latest VR headgear from today. Preorders for the PC-free Oculus Quest and the higher end Oculus Rift S opened up three weeks ago. In a launch blog Oculus touts the new hardware’s “all-in-one, fully immersive 6DOF VR” — writing: “We’re bringing the magic of presence to more people than
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Does the overcrowded and cut-throat music streaming business have room for an additional player? The world’s most valuable startup certainly thinks so. Chinese conglomerate ByteDance, valued at over $75 billion, is working on a music streaming service, two sources familiar with the matter told TechCrunch. The company, which operates popular app TikTok, has held discussions
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Google is bringing the second edition of its eye-wearable device — Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2, with improved camera, USB Type-C port and safety frames. Google Glass is a small, lightweight wearable computer with a transparent display that brings information into your line of sight. “Glass Enterprise Edition 2 helps businesses further improve the efficiency of
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Messaging service WhatsApp recently confirmed that a major vulnerability allowed hackers to install remote surveillance software on phones and other devices. The hackers used the vulnerability to target several users and was almost certainly the work of “an advanced cyber-actor.” WhatsApp carries a strong reputation as a secure messaging app. But now the Facebook-owned messenger
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Dell made some big announcements at CES this January, including a completely revamped gaming lineup. From introducing a brand new design language called ‘Legend’ to refreshing its budget-friendly G-series, there was a lot to get excited about. Today, we’ll be focusing on the new G-series, more specifically, the Dell G7 15 7590 gaming laptop. Dell’s
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Perhaps surprisingly, ebook sales have been in decline for the last couple of years; traditional paper books are enjoying something of a renaissance. But that doesn’t mean you should dismiss ebooks. Sure, there are times when a physical book makes more sense—for example, if you’re giving it as a gift or you need to make
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It’s a bit strange to hear that the world’s leading social network is pursuing research in robotics rather than, say, making search useful, but Facebook is a big organization with many competing priorities. And while these robots aren’t directly going to affect your Facebook experience, what the company learns from them could be impactful in
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The escalating US-China trade war that’s seen Chinese tech giant Huawei slapped on a US trade blacklist is causing ripples of shock across Europe too, as restrictions imposed on US companies hit regional suppliers concerned they could face US restrictions if they don’t ditch Huawei. Reuters reports shares fell sharply today in three European chipmakers,
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Instagram conquered Stories, but it’s losing the battle for the next video formats. TikTok is blowing up with an algorithmically suggested vertical one-at-a-time feed featuring videos of users remixing each other’s clips. Snapchat Discover’s 2 x infinity grid has grown into a canvas for multi-media magazines, themed video collections, and premium mobile TV shows. Instagram’s
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In a surprise development, Xiaomi India last week started teasing the launch of a new Redmi Note 7S smartphone. Given the fact that this company already has the Redmi Note 7 and Redmi Note 7 Pro on sale in the country, it was a little hard to understand why it would want to bring in
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