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Waymo releases its first safety report, which offers more detail on its technology and aims to convince people that self-driving vehicles are “safer by design”   —  Waymo, the Alphabet business working on autonomous cars, has released its first safety report, a recap of 3.5m miles of on-road activity.
Oct 12, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Ring debuts Protect, a $199 home security system that includes base station, keypad, contact sensor, motion detector, and range extender, launching late October   —  It's clearly the season for home security systems, with Ring launching Ring Protect with the promise of 24/7 monitoring and easy installation.
Oct 2, 2017, 8:00 PMIn context
Brittany A. Roston / SlashGear:
Hulu expands Live TV beta to Xbox 360, says it will unify its two iOS apps into a single app; Roku and PS4 still not supported   —  The Xbox 360 may be a thoroughly dated device at this point, but it is long from being forgotten.  The previous-generation Microsoft console just got support …
Aug 22, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Twitch launches desktop app with support for voice and video calls on Windows and macOS   —  Although YouTube is the household name for streaming videos in general, Twitch is still considered the granddaddy of the niche, but also lucrative, game streaming market.
Aug 12, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Disney unveils Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, which combines a Lenovo-made mobile AR headset and a smartphone app to allow users to play games including holochess   —  Disney has teased what Star Wars fans have long been demanding: an augmented reality game that allows you to wield your own lightsaber.
Jul 15, 2017, 10:35 PMIn context
Chris Burns / SlashGear:
Apple updates Maps with indoor floor plans for some airports and malls, introduces “do not disturb while driving” feature that silences notifications   —  This week the folks at Apple have revealed their next big mapping adventure with Indoor Maps of malls.
Jun 5, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
T-Mobile's Digits, which lets users make/take calls with same phone number on all their devices, launches on May 31 for free, with a second line costing $10/mo.   —  T-Mobile's DIGITS, which allows subscribers to mix & match with multiple numbers across multiple devices, is rolling it to all its customers from May 31.
May 25, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 has a HDR-capable display, four speakers that adjust to orientation, stand-alone S Pen, Snapdragon 820, glass back, optional keyboard   —  Does anybody care as much about Android tablets these days as Samsung does?  With the tablet segment in the doldrums and little …
Feb 26, 2017, 1:27 PMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
LG G6 to feature 5.7-inch QHD+ FullVision display with 2880x1440 resolution and special UX 6.0 software with split screen option for better multitasking   —  It may seem that LG has run out of gimmicks to pull off for the LG G6, which is why it implemented a never before seen on a smartphone 18:9 screen aspect ratio.
Feb 16, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Google opens up Daydream VR platform and app store to all developers, but distribution of apps requires approval   —  While virtual reality technology and hardware are almost “there”, actual significant content remains hard to come by.  With more powerful systems like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive …
Jan 26, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context

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