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Thuy Ong / The Verge:
Amazon adds ARKit support to its iOS app, letting you place select items inside your home using AR   —  Following in Ikea and Target's footsteps  —  Amazon has added an AR component to its app, using Apple's ARKit to let customers place various items in their house virtually before buying them.
Nov 1, 2017, 11:25 AMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Lawyers from Facebook, Google, Twitter stuck to prepared statements and vague promises during Tues. Senate hearings, and none promised to support Honest Ads act   —  In a high-stakes meeting, lawyers stick to the script  —  A bipartisan group of Senators grilled tech companies today …
Oct 31, 2017, 8:45 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Google announces Fast Pair, for Android 6 and higher, which will make Bluetooth pairing easier for devices that support the feature   —  But the convenience depends on accessory makers adopting it  —  Apple users are quickly growing accustomed to effortless wireless pairing between the iPhone …
Oct 31, 2017, 6:35 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) review: beautiful design, excellent e-ink display, but can't use Audible narration while reading and is expensive   —  Drowning in books  —  A decade after its release, the Kindle is a curiosity.  Tablets — including some made by Amazon — have long since outstripped the e-reader in power and features.
Oct 31, 2017, 9:20 AMIn context
Nilay Patel / The Verge:
iPhone X review after 24 hours: gorgeous design and display, notch is ugly but tends to fade away, but it's expensive and Face ID can be spotty in some lighting   —  Works in progress can still be great  —  After months of hype, endless speculation, and a wave of last-minute rumors about production delays …
Oct 31, 2017, 6:35 AMIn context
Sam Byford / The Verge:
Samsung names three new CEOs: Kim Kinam for device solutions, Hyunsuk Kim for consumer electronics, and Dongjin Koh for the IT & mobile communications division   —  Samsung Electronics CEO Kwon Oh-hyun unexpectedly announced his plans to step down earlier this month …
Oct 31, 2017, 2:40 AMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
YouTube TV debuts a standalone app for Android TV and Xbox One devices today, coming to Apple TV, smart TVs in coming weeks; no plans shared for Amazon app   —  The video giant's pay TV effort is expanding  —  Over the last five years, major cable and satellite television providers in the US …
Oct 30, 2017, 12:37 PMIn context
Dan Seifert / The Verge:
Samsung Gear Sport review: sharp, vibrant display with a fun and intuitive interface, but has few third-party apps, and S Voice digital assistant is useless   —  Samsung's latest smartwatch is good at the basics, but lacks excitement  —  The latest is the new Gear Sport …
Oct 30, 2017, 9:35 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google will use location, not country code domains, by default for localizing search results; users can still change the country service in settings   —  google.whatever  —  You've long been able to get localized search results by visiting Google at different domains — like google.com for the US …
Oct 28, 2017, 12:35 AMIn context
Michael Zelenko / The Verge:
Survey of US sentiment toward big tech firms including Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter, and others on trust, privacy, news accuracy, more   —  Illustrations by Garret Beard and William Joel  —  This year marked a sea change in our attitude toward tech's largest players — and not for the better.
Oct 27, 2017, 12:55 PMIn context

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