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Nick Statt / The Verge:
DJI announces mandatory firmware fix for Spark, says drones must be updated by September 1 or be grounded   —  After software malfunction sent Sparks falling out of the sky  —  Drone maker DJI announced yesterday that it's pushing out a firmware fix in response to a pernicious problem …
Aug 22, 2017, 8:10 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Foursquare revamps its Swarm app to be less of a game and more of a travel journal   —  The check-in app is moving away from games and leaderboards  —  Swarm, the check-in app from social mainstay Foursquare, is pivoting once again.  Foursquare is calling Swarm's latest incarnation the …
Aug 8, 2017, 11:45 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Report details how Apple, HP, other manufacturers influence Green Electronics Council regulators to undermine green tech standards of reusability and repair   —  A new report says the tech industry is using its outsized influence to combat environmental product standards
Aug 7, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Asus ZenFone AR, which supports both Google's Tango AR and Daydream VR platforms, now available for pre-order from Verizon for $648   —  Not a bad price for both augmented and virtual reality capabilities  —  Asus' new ZenFone AR, which supports both Google's Tango augmented reality tech …
Aug 3, 2017, 3:20 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook Live now supports 4K streaming and Samsung Gear VR or Oculus Rift headsets for 360-degree video   —  You can also watch 4K streams in virtual reality  —  Today, Facebook announced quite a few updates to its 360-degree live video platform to make it more accessible to both creators and viewers.
Jul 25, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Report: Amazon is considering giving Alexa developers access to transcripts of what people say when their applications are used   —  A substantial shift in Amazon's stance on consumer privacy  —  Amazon is considering granting third-party app developers access to transcripts of audio recordings saved …
Jul 12, 2017, 4:00 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Apple teases iMac Pro with up to 18-core processor, AMD Radeon Vega graphics GPU with up to 16GB of VRAM, 5K display; starts for $5K with 32GB RAM, ships in Dec   —  Apple today announced a brand new tier of its all-in-one desktop called the iMac Pro.  The new product, unveiled on stage …
Jun 5, 2017, 2:16 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Facebook updates photo albums to include videos, text posts, and check-ins, improves collaboration tools, adds “featured album” option on profiles   —  Photo albums that are more than just photos  —  Facebook is overhauling how its photo albums work to let users drop in virtually …
Jun 1, 2017, 2:15 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Apple updates Swift Playgrounds education programming app with support for robots and drones, partnering with Lego, Sphero, Parrot, rolling out June 5   —  With support for LEGO, Sphero, and Parrot  —  Apple today announced that its education programming iPad app, Swift Playgrounds, will soon support robots and drones.
Jun 1, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Profile of Anker, manufacturer of cables, battery packs, chargers, and more for mobile devices, as it expands into the smart home and auto markets   —  Illustrations by William Joel Photography by James Bareham  —  Steven Yang quit his job at Google in the summer of 2011 to build the products …
May 23, 2017, 6:30 AMIn context

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