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Jon Fingas / Engadget:
HTC cuts Vive VR headset's price by $200, to $599, to remain competitive with Oculus Rift   —  You knew HTC wouldn't let the Oculus Rift's price cut go unanswered for long.  As of today, HTC has permanently lowered the price of the Vive headset by $200, to $599.
Aug 21, 2017, 3:25 AMIn context
Cherlynn Low / Engadget:
Qualcomm unveils new Spectra depth-sensing camera tech, expected to be part of the next flagship Snapdragon Mobile Platform   —  Dual cameras are so passé.  Qualcomm is getting ready to define the next generation of cameras for the Android ecosystem.
Aug 15, 2017, 1:35 PMIn context
Andrew Tarantola / Engadget:
MIT researchers unveil Pensieve, a machine learning system for enabling smoother streaming of high-quality online video with less rebuffering   —  The “Pensieve” system automatically adjusts video quality based on network conditions  —  Buffering and pixelation are the scourge of streaming video.
Aug 15, 2017, 8:50 AMIn context
Chris Velazco / Engadget:
Moto Z2 Force review: top-tier performance, shatterproof screen works but is prone to scratches, not water-resistant, and battery life could be better   —  Last year, Motorola pulled off a stunning feat: It built the first modular smartphones worth using.  The Moto Z and Z Force played nice …
Aug 3, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
David Lumb / Engadget:
Google brings its Trusted Contacts location sharing app to iOS and updates the Android app with new features   —  Google released Trusted Contacts for Android at the end of last year as an app version of Facebook's Safety Check that automatically shares your phone's status to close friends and family.
Jul 26, 2017, 11:50 AMIn context
Roberto Baldwin / Engadget:
Waze mapping software is now a part of Android Auto, joining Google Maps   —  Google Maps has become the de facto way to get from point A to point B. But for commuters and Uber/Lyft drivers, Waze — with Google's transit information overlaid and crowdsourced data — has become invaluable.
Jul 26, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Google begins rollout of Google Play Protect, which scans apps for malware, to Android devices running Google Mobile Services 11 or later   —  Google is acting on its promise to further guard your Android phone against rogue apps.  The company tells us that it's rolling out its Play Protect home screen …
Jul 19, 2017, 9:00 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Samsung's Bixby voice assistant is rolling out to all Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus users in the US today   —  The voice component of Samsung's Bixby assistant has been a long time in coming.  The company was quick to boast about its AI helper at the Galaxy S8 launch, but revealed that the signature voice feature …
Jul 19, 2017, 12:45 AMIn context
Nathan Ingraham / Engadget:
Google Play Music's New Release Radio, previously an exclusive for Samsung users, now available to all; station is based on users' listening history   —  Google has officially announced New Release Radio, a station on Google Play Music that provides users with a daily selection of new songs …
Jul 14, 2017, 10:55 AMIn context
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Facebook adds Facebook Live support to its social VR app Spaces, allowing Oculus Rift users to broadcast their VR hangouts on the social network   —  Earlier this year, Facebook launched Spaces, a social VR experience that lets you and your friends interact with each other in virtual reality.
Jul 12, 2017, 12:33 PMIn context

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