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JC Torres / SlashGear:
LG G6 to feature 5.7-inch QHD+ FullVision display with 2880x1440 resolution and special UX 6.0 software with split screen option for better multitasking   —  It may seem that LG has run out of gimmicks to pull off for the LG G6, which is why it implemented a never before seen on a smartphone 18:9 screen aspect ratio.
Feb 16, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Google opens up Daydream VR platform and app store to all developers, but distribution of apps requires approval   —  While virtual reality technology and hardware are almost “there”, actual significant content remains hard to come by.  With more powerful systems like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive …
Jan 26, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Samsung Gear VR Internet app gets WebVR support   —  The problem with smartphone-powered virtual reality experiences is the dearth of significant content for the platform.  At least compared to the likes of the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift.  While there are, of course, a few mobile VR apps around …
Dec 26, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context
Brittany A. Roston / SlashGear:
PlayStation Vue vs. Sling TV vs. DirecTV Now: comparing streaming services on price, channel lineup, supported streaming devices, subscription perks, and more   —  The brave new world of live television is upon us, and it comes in three forms: PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and DirecTV NOW.
Dec 4, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context
Eric Abent / SlashGear:
Estimote adds programmable NFC chips to the next generation of its Proximity Beacons, shipping later this month   —  Today Estimote has announced a rather significant update to its wireless Proximity Beacons.  The Google Eddystone-compatible beacons, which aim to give users contextual experiences …
Jul 8, 2016, 1:45 PMIn context
Adam Westlake / SlashGear:
Google adds built-in Cast option to Chrome 51 for desktop   —  One of the most handy features of Google's Cast television dongle is how easy it is to broadcast your Chrome browser tab onto a bigger screen.  That is, as long as you have the browser extension installed.
Jul 4, 2016, 8:35 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Apple confirms iPad can be used as a hub for HomeKit   —  Apple's update for HomeKit may make the Apple TV even more important, with its addition of remote access to control things from afar, but it turns out you don't actually need the set-top box.  In an ideal setup - and certainly …
Jun 16, 2016, 11:40 AMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Amazon launches programmable $19.95 AWS IoT Button based on Dash hardware, that can be integrated with services like Twitter, Facebook, Netflix, Uber or Slack   —  Amazon has revealed a programmable Dash Button which can be assigned to any product or purpose, a customizable version of its one-touch reordering gadgets.
May 13, 2016, 3:15 PMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Android N splits MediaServer into distinct pieces, each with access to only a specific subsystem, to prevent Stagefright-like exploits   —  Android N splits up mediaserver to prevent future Stagefrights  —  The Stagefright security exploit definitely sent the Android world in a tumble.
May 6, 2016, 11:25 AMIn context
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear:
On iOS, Microsoft releases Hub Keyboard app with Office 365 integration and a Translator app that works offline   —  Microsoft Hub Keyboard and Translator apps hit iOS  —  iOS users have a pair of new Microsoft apps that they can check out that have landed on Apple devices a few months after they debuted on Android.
Apr 8, 2016, 12:10 PMIn context

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