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Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Microsoft debuts “spectator view” for HoloLens, a way to create video of peoples' experience with mixed reality holograms, requires camera with HDMI output   —  A way to show not just holograms, but people interacting with them  —  Virtual reality and augmented reality headsets …
Feb 13, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Amazon releases an OTA software update for Amazon Tap with support for hands-free mode, letting users activate Alexa without a button press   —  Alexa, without having to push a button  —  Guess they'll have to re-think the name “Tap.”  Amazon today rolled out an over-the-air software update …
Feb 10, 2017, 12:50 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Fitbit CEO says the company plans to launch a wearable app store “as soon as possible”   —  Another giant sign that a smartwatch is in the works  —  Fitbit wants to launch its own wearable app store “as soon as possible,” the company's co-founder and CEO James Park said in an interview at CES earlier today.
Jan 6, 2017, 10:40 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Misfit unveils Vapor, a touchscreen smartwatch with 1.4-inch full AMOLED display, GPS, and optical heart-rate sensors, expected to ship in late 2017 for $199   —  Some people want to fill the world with smartwatches  —  Misfit, a maker of low-power, jewelry-like wearables that was acquired …
Jan 5, 2017, 8:55 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
With Pebble acquisition, Fitbit now has a software platform to build a smartwatch; CEO doesn't think any current offering has right feature set and battery life   —  All signs point to an upcoming smartwatch from Fitbit  —  Following Fitbit's acquisition of smartwatch maker Pebble …
Dec 11, 2016, 6:15 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Fitbit confirms Pebble software assets acquisition; Pebble is shutting down, cancels Pebble Time 2 and Core, and will issue Kickstarter refunds   —  The acquisition excludes Pebble's hardware products  —  Digital health and fitness-tracking company Fitbit has just officially announced …
Dec 7, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Hands-on with Intel's Project Alloy “merged reality” headset prototype; Intel says a new version with upgraded internals and camera is coming in 2017   —  Stranger than fiction  —  In August of this year, Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich appeared onstage during …
Nov 21, 2016, 8:05 AMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Tech CEOs send company-wide memos encouraging decency and kindness after Donald Trump's win   —  An ‘emotionally-charged election’  —  Over the past 24 hours, top executives at Apple, eBay, Box, and Microsoft have sent company-wide memos urging employees to try to move forward and expressing the belief that people are inherently good.
Nov 10, 2016, 5:17 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Android Auto app update allows interface to be displayed on the smartphone, allowing use in any car, but some features like Waze support are missing   —  Apple, take note  —  During Google's annual developers conference this past spring, the company teased a version of its Android Auto software …
Nov 7, 2016, 12:25 PMIn context
Lauren Goode / The Verge:
Uber streamlines app by grouping car types into a few categories, making pricing and ETA clearer, better predicting users' destinations before app loads, more   —  But it also added a lot of clutter  —  by Lauren Goode and Andrew J .  —  Uber is rolling out a major redesign of its app today — the most significant update since 2012.
Nov 2, 2016, 12:11 PMIn context

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