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Kevin Roose / New York Times:
While the pandemic has driven sales for VR makers like Oculus, it has yet to give the tech mass-market appeal as a social or collaborative experience   —  Virtual escapism is perfect for a pandemic, but V.R. still seems far from a mainstream technology.  —  I have wanted to love virtual reality for a really long time.
May 1, 2020, 6:25 PMIn context
Apple:
Apple unveils new 11" and 12.9" iPad Pro with a lidar scanner for depth-sensing, backlit keyboard and trackpad, available to order today for $799+ and $999+   —  New Magic Keyboard Designed for iPad Pro Features a Floating Design, Backlit Keyboard and Trackpad, Delivering the Best Typing Experience Ever on iPad
Mar 18, 2020, 8:20 AMIn context
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

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