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Matt Brian / Engadget:
Sony is updating the PlayStation VR headset with integrated headphones and HDR passthrough support, will sell at the same price, availability TBD   —  It's been almost a year since Sony formally entered the virtual reality arena with the launch of the PlayStation VR (PSVR) headset.
Oct 2, 2017, 6:50 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Amazon launches Alexa-powered Echo Spot alarm clock with videoconferencing, as a smaller and more focused alternative to Echo Show, shipping in Dec. for $130   —  Amazon's Alexa-themed event apparently includes Echo speakers for every possible use case under the Sun.
Sep 27, 2017, 2:50 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
SEC announces Cyber Unit to police violations involving distributed ledger tech and ICOs, dark web misconduct, cyber threats to critical market infrastructure   —  It's forming a Cyber Unit dedicated to online financial crimes  —  The US' Securities and Exchange Commission has to deal …
Sep 26, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
David Lumb / Engadget:
Nvidia drops basic Shield TV tier with remote from $200 to $179; available for preorder now, ships on October 18; $200 tier now includes the $60 controller   —  NVIDIA's Shield TV promised to be an Android set-top box for gamers, and in that sense, it delivered.
Sep 21, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Jessica Conditt / Engadget:
Microsoft rolls out Minecraft's “Better Together” cross-platform play update for mobile, VR, XBox, and Windows 10, says it will come to Switch later this year   —  The Better Together update brings the biggest set of changes to hit Minecraft in years, expanding the Community Marketplace …
Sep 20, 2017, 4:40 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Amazon updates the Fire HD 10 tablet with a quad-core processor, 1080p display, hands-free Alexa, and cuts the entry-level price of $230 to $150   —  To date, Amazon's devices with hands-free voice control have been decidedly static.  At last, though, they can go where you do.
Sep 19, 2017, 9:15 AMIn context
Chris Velazco / Engadget:
iPhone 8 and 8 Plus review: wireless charging works well, great cameras and performance in a familiar design, good for those not ready to forgo home button   —  It's no secret that smartphones have tended to get sleeker and less obtrusive over time.  Screens are growing, but bezels are shrinking.
Sep 19, 2017, 7:35 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Apple increases AppleCare+ costs for Plus iPhones from $129 to $149, and iPhone X to $199   —  Are you eyeing a larger-screened iPhone, like the iPhone X or 8 Plus?  Unfortunately, it'll cost you extra to extend the warranty.  Apple has quietly raised the price of AppleCare+ coverage for bigger iPhones …
Sep 13, 2017, 11:30 PMIn context
Nicole Lee / Engadget:
Instagram enables sharing other people's Stories through direct messages, rolling out globally today on iOS and Android   —  Though Instagram's Stories is already more popular than Snapchat, the photo-sharing service won't stop introducing more ways to share them.
Sep 12, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Steve Dent / Engadget:
AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon form Mobile Authentication Taskforce to create new open standard and fix security flaws present in current SMS-based 2FA   —  Two-factor authentication (2FA) via SMS and a smartphone provides a heavy dose of additional security for your data …
Sep 8, 2017, 5:00 PMIn context

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