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Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google debuts updated Daydream View VR headset with a new look in three colors, for $99, up from the original price of $79   —  No surprises  —  The first thing I noticed about Google's new Daydream View VR headset is the pink controller.  —  In the original View, all plastic parts were beige or gray …
Oct 4, 2017, 2:04 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
YouTube now requires accounts linking to sites like Patreon or sites selling merchandise to sign up to YouTube Partner Program   —  YouTube is adding new requirements for users who link out to crowdfunding campaigns or other external sites in their videos.  Users must now join …
Sep 28, 2017, 3:25 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google debuts preview of ARCore, a platform for Android devs to make AR apps, following Apple's ARKit, to first target Google Pixel and Samsung Galaxy S8 phones   —  Last week in San Francisco, Google showed me an app called Oz.  Oz is a kind of augmented reality picture book …
Aug 29, 2017, 11:05 AMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Neo-Nazi site Daily Stormer moves to dark web after GoDaddy and Google bans, sharing its .onion address   —  Prominent neo-Nazi news site the Daily Stormer has apparently moved to the dark web after being denied domain registration from Google and GoDaddy.  The site's status page tweeted …
Aug 15, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
ACLU sues Maine's governor for deleting Facebook comments and blocking users, a week after suing KY, MD governors and a month after Knight institute sued Trump   —  Columbia University's Knight First Amendment Institute is suing Donald Trump for blocking people on Twitter, claiming that it violates free speech protections.
Aug 8, 2017, 3:15 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Inside Patreon, which has 50K active creators, 1M+ patrons, is set to process $150M in 2017, and supports a myriad of people that otherwise may not get funding   —  In 2013, Peter Hollens was an aspiring a cappella singer surviving, in his words, by living on ramen in someone else's house.
Aug 3, 2017, 1:00 PMIn context
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

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