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Blake Hester / Polygon:
Former Microsoft employees and third-party developers reflect on the rise and fall of Microsoft Kinect, which was once billed as the future of Xbox   —  For a moment a decade ago, the game industry looked like a very different place  —  Joe Bertolami is looking into the future.
Jan 15, 2020, 6:00 AMIn context
The Verge:
The 84 biggest flops, fails, and dead dreams of the 2010s, from the Fire phone and Google Glass to the undoing of net neutrality in the US   —  A decade of failures  —  The world never changes quite the way you expect.  But at The Verge, we've had a front-row seat while technology …
Dec 22, 2019, 2:05 AMIn context
The Verge:
A rundown of the 100 gadgets that defined the 2010s, shaped first by the smartphone wars before branching off into new categories   —  The 100 gadgets that made a difference and defined the 2010s  —  Gadgets in the 2010s were shaped first by the furious race to win the smartphone wars …
Dec 11, 2019, 2:55 PMIn context
Sam Machkovech / Ars Technica:
Oculus Quest becomes the first VR set with native hand tracking, available to users as an experimental feature this week and with an SDK for devs next week   —  Goes live “this week;” promising October tease has us cautiously optimistic.  —  3 with  Starting this week …
Dec 9, 2019, 1:45 PMIn context
Scott Stein / CNET:
Qualcomm unveils 5G-compatible Snapdragon XR2 to power standalone headsets, says it is working with Niantic Labs to develop a reference design for smart glasses   —  VR headsets take you places and AR headsets show you things in the real world that aren't really there.
Dec 5, 2019, 2:35 PMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Ping, which uses AI to track the hours lawyers work and fill out timesheets, raises $13.2M Series A led by Upfront Ventures   —  Counting billable time in six-minute increments is the most annoying part of being a lawyer.  It's a distracting waste.  It leads law firms to conservatively under-bill.
Nov 13, 2019, 11:45 AMIn context
The Verge:
A look at iPhone 11's Deep Fusion camera tech, meant to offer a big step forward for images taken in medium-light, coming in the iOS 13 developer beta   —  It should be making its way to the public beta channel soon  —  Apple's Deep Fusion photography system has arrived as part …
Oct 1, 2019, 2:25 PMIn context
Scott Stein / CNET:
Interview with Mark Zuckerberg on cracking social in VR, updates to the Quest headset, and how the future of Oculus' AR ambitions are grounded in its VR efforts   —  I'm led down a staircase by a small team of Facebook communications people, into a high-ceilinged, wide-open office …
Sep 25, 2019, 1:53 PMIn context
Jeremy Horwitz / VentureBeat:
Oculus Quest will be updated in Nov. to be able to wire up directly to PCs, like the Rift, and in 2020 will get support for hand tracking, no controllers needed   —  Just before the annual VR/AR conference Oculus Connect 6, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg released a teaser video hinting …
Sep 25, 2019, 1:27 PMIn context
Salvador Rodriguez / CNBC:
Sources: after setbacks, Facebook partners with Luxottica to help make “Orion” AR smart glasses designed to replace smartphones, with 2023-2025 launch timeframe   —  KEY POINTS  — Facebook has partnered with Luxottica to develop augmented-reality Ray-Ban glasses, sources familiar with the matter told CNBC.
Sep 17, 2019, 2:56 PMIn context

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