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Andrew Liszewski / Gizmodo:
Mattel's $40 Google Cardboard-compatible VR View-Master 2.0, coming this fall, fixes many problems of the original   —  The VR View-Master 2.0 Will Be the Best Google Cardboard You Can Buy  —  Last year Mattel completely re-invented the View-Master by turning it into what eventually became …
Feb 15, 2016, 9:45 AMIn context
Darren Orf / Gizmodo:
Google Cardbaord SDK upgraded with new tools for positional audio to provide 360 degrees of sound   —  Google Cardboard Gets a Big Upgrade With Realistic 3D Audio  —  When you strap on a VR headset, you're immediately in awe of the new digital world that's slowly manipulating your brain.
Jan 14, 2016, 6:00 AMIn context
Bryan Lufkin / Gizmodo:
Disney-funded VR service, Littlstar, announces it's bringing 360-degree videos to Apple TV   —  You Can Now Watch 360-Degree Video on Your TV  —  Earlier this year, YouTube rolled out 360-degree videos.  Like magic, they let you peer around in any direction from within the video.
Dec 23, 2015, 11:25 AMIn context
Gizmodo:
Leaked documents, corroborating interviews point to two likely Bitcoin creators: Australian Craig Wright and deceased US computer forensics expert Dave Kleiman   —  This Australian Says He and His Dead Friend Invented Bitcoin  —  A monthlong Gizmodo investigation has uncovered compelling …
Dec 8, 2015, 7:25 PMIn context
Jamie Condliffe / Gizmodo:
Sony Has Bought Toshiba's Image Sensor Division for $155 Million   —  Following a series of negotiations, Sony has announced that it's buying Toshiba's image sensor business for 19 billion yen—which is about $155 million.  —  The deal, rumored in October, will see Sony take over Toshiba's …
Dec 4, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Kate Knibbs / Gizmodo:
Uber teams with Enterprise to pilot car-rental service for Denver drivers, costs include $210/week fee, $500 deposit, $0.25/mile if travel exceeds 90 miles/day   —  Uber Launches Insane “Pay-to-Work” Car Rental Program  —  Uber is partnering with Enterprise Rent-A-Car, and—as the slogan goes—they'll pick you up!
Dec 2, 2015, 7:15 PMIn context
Darren Orf / Gizmodo:
Samsung announces ATIV Book 9 Pro laptop with 15.6-inch 4K display, Core i7 Skylake processor, 8GB RAM, 4K HDMI port, available this month for $1600   —  Samsung's ATIV Book 9 Pro Is a 4K Super Laptop  —  At CES 2015, Samsung introduced the ATIV Book 9 laptop, carrying a Core M chip within a super thin, light chassis.
Nov 4, 2015, 8:35 PMIn context
Darren Orf / Gizmodo:
LG V10 hands-on: solid build quality, second screen proves to be useful but awkwardly placed   —  LG's V10 Smartphone Is One Big Handful of Weird, But I Kind Of Love It  —  How do you make a smartphone different?  Over the past decade, smartphones have evolved so that there's little room for surprise anymore.
Oct 1, 2015, 7:05 PMIn context
Kate Knibbs / Gizmodo:
FBI uses retweets as evidence against people it claims are aiding terrorism or trying to join ISIS   —  The FBI Says Retweets Are Endorsements  —  Remember when people put that “RTs ≠ endorsements” disclaimer in their Twitter bios, like that would offer some form of protection from the being associated with what they retweeted?
Sep 19, 2015, 6:40 AMIn context
Annalee Newitz / Gizmodo:
How Ashley Madison Hid Its Fembot Con From Users and Investigators   —  The developers at Ashley Madison created their first artificial woman sometime in early 2002.  Her nickname was Sensuous Kitten, and she is listed as the tenth member of Ashley Madison in the company's leaked user database.
Sep 14, 2015, 8:00 AMIn context

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