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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google announces new VR180 video standard, showing half a 360-degree view, and partners with Yi, Lenovo, and LG for new cameras   —  Google is launching a new, more limited cinematic VR format that it hopes will be almost as accessible as regular YouTube videos.
Jun 22, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Patreon announces redesigned app, improved analytics, Snapchat-like Lens feature for creators, and partners with Crowdcast for live video service   —  Patreon, the subscription-based funding platform that supports creators like Amanda Palmer and the Kinda Funny team, is getting a major update …
Jun 14, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Apple unveils ARKit for augmented-reality apps; demos adding correctly-sized virtual objects on to a table viewed through the camera in real time   —  Apple has announced a tool it calls ARKit, which will provide advanced augmented reality capabilities on iOS.
Jun 5, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Oculus adds Chromecast support to the Samsung Gear VR headset, letting users stream their VR experiences to TVs, ahead of Daydream support for Chromecast   —  Oculus has added Google Chromecast support to the Samsung Gear VR headset, so users can stream virtual reality experiences to their TV using …
May 31, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google to update Daydream VR platform later this year with 2D function panel overlay, Chrome, screen capture, Google Cast support, and more   —  Google's Daydream VR platform is getting its first major software revamp later this year, nudging the interface toward being a more full-featured operating system.
May 18, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Microsoft opens preorders for its Windows Mixed Reality development kits, shipping this summer; Acer's kit costs $299, HP's $329   —  Microsoft is opening preorders today for the first Windows Mixed Reality development kits.  The virtual reality headsets from HP and Acer are supposed to ship this summer …
May 11, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google acquires Owlchemy Labs, the VR-focused game studio behind Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality, for an undisclosed sum   —  Google announced today that it's acquiring Owlchemy Labs, the VR-focused studio that created Job Simulator and Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality.
May 10, 2017, 4:27 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google says it has disabled the accounts responsible for the widespread phishing email that mimicked Google Docs' design   —  If someone invites you to edit a file in Google Docs today, don't open it — it may be spam from a phishing scheme that's been spreading quickly this afternoon.
May 3, 2017, 4:50 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
FBI posts redacted Gamergate investigation report; Brianna Wu, a target of Gamergate trolls, says report shows how little the FBI cared about the investigation   —  The FBI has posted a heavily redacted report of its threat investigations during the Gamergate controversy in 2014 and 2015.
Jan 28, 2017, 7:55 AMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
ASUS debuts the 5.7-inch ZenFone AR, with Tango and Daydream VR support, Android 7.0, 23MP camera, Snapdragon 821 CPU, 6GB RAM, coming Q2 with pricing TBD   —  The Asus phone leaked earlier this week is now an official product: the ZenFone AR, which puts virtual and augmented reality center stage.
Jan 4, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context

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