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Devindra Hardawar / Engadget:
Oculus updates its VR Rooms feature, which lets users hang out, with a new design and Hasbro board games   —  Alongside the Go's launch today, Oculus also announced an updated version of Rooms, its app for hanging out with friends in VR.  The new app sports a swankier design …
May 1, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
Rachel England / Engadget:
Oculus TV to launch this month with Showtime, Hulu, ESPN among streaming partners, and it will also serve as an app-launcher for other VR apps like Netflix   —  Given that the main function of an Oculus headset is to let you escape reality for a while, using one to watch TV seems almost pedestrian.
May 1, 2018, 1:47 PMIn context
Nick Summers / Engadget:
Sony posts strong FY2017 results of ~$78.1B revenue and ~$6.7B profit on robust PS4 sales of 19M units; mobile revenue down to ~$6.6B from ~$6.9B in FY2016   —  Sony's latest earnings reveal a simple truth: former CEO Kaz Hirai left the company in a relatively good position.
Apr 27, 2018, 8:55 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
eBay updates its apps to let sellers scan barcodes to autofill some product information   —  It's usually a pain to list your goods on an auction site, especially if it's your first time.  You have to describe them, choose photos and (worst of all) choose a starting price that will reel …
Apr 19, 2018, 4:15 PMIn context
Kevin Wong / Engadget:
A look at the challenges faced by developers while humanizing the voices of their virtual private assistants   —  The virtual personal assistant is romanticized in utopian portrayals of the future from The Jetsons to Star Trek.  It's the cultured, disembodied voice at humanity's beck and call …
Apr 12, 2018, 5:20 AMIn context
Nick Summers / Engadget:
Facebook adds a Help Center page that tells users if they were affected by Cambridge Analytica's data abuse, as it rolls out similar announcement in News Feed   —  In the aftermath of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, you're probably wondering: Was I actually affected?
Apr 10, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Skype unveils Content Creators mode, in preview on Windows 10 and Mac now, to record calls via NDI-compatible multi-user streaming software, out this summer   —  Here's a little trade secret: podcasters and radio show hosts use Skype a lot.  It's helpful for adding remote guests with minimal fuss.
Apr 6, 2018, 7:30 PMIn context
Mariella Moon / Engadget:
Snapchat releases iPhone X-exclusive AR Lenses that look more realistic thanks to the TrueDepth camera technology   —  Snapchat has discovered a way to leverage the power of iPhone X's TrueDepth camera — and that means you'll have access to exclusive Lenses if you use Apple's all-screen mobile device.
Apr 6, 2018, 12:55 AMIn context
Devindra Hardawar / Engadget:
HTC Vive Pro review: new head-strap design is very comfortable and high resolution screen is nice, but at $799 without peripherals, it's only for enthusiasts   —  What if HTC could make the Vive VR headset again, but with better ergonomics, and higher quality screens?  That's basically the Vive Pro.
Apr 3, 2018, 10:55 AMIn context
Jon Fingas / Engadget:
Logitech built a $49 digital crayon for the new iPad   —  Apple's new starter iPad is designed to make drawing more accessible, but the $99 it takes to buy the official Pencil for that iPad is a lot to swallow for cash-strapped educators.  That's where Logitech might help …
Mar 27, 2018, 12:25 PMIn context

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