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Researchers Unveil Phone That Morphs Like a Rubix Cube - PC Magazine

May 17, 2016 - 6:22pm

PC Magazine

Researchers Unveil Phone That Morphs Like a Rubix Cube
PC Magazine
Device interactivity isn't just about touchscreens anymore. You can order pizza with a few taps of an app, and in the case of a prototype phone announced today by British and American researchers, you could then transform your phone into a console for ...
Researchers create Rubik's cube-like touchscreen displayEngadget
Shape-shifting mobile prototype is half smartphone, half Rubik's CubeCNET
Tiny touchscreen building blocks could be the future of consumer electronicsBGR
Gizmodo -Pulse Headlines -EurekAlert (press release) -Discovery News
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Google's Echo competitor will reportedly be called Google Home - The Verge

May 17, 2016 - 5:27pm

The Verge

Google's Echo competitor will reportedly be called Google Home
The Verge
Google will unveil an Amazon Echo competitor called Google Home tomorrow, according to The New York Times. It's not stated exactly what form the device will take — a speaker seems like a reasonable guess, but it's only ever referred to as a ...
Google To Unveil 'Google Home' Device Tomorrow At I/OAndroid News | Androidheadlines.com
Google to Introduce Its Voice-Activated Home DeviceNew York Times
NYT: Google's Echo competitor is called 'Home'Engadget
Droid Life (press release) (blog) -9 to 5 Google -TechnoBuffalo -USA TODAY
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Amazon's next Alexa device could have a tablet-sized display - The Verge

May 17, 2016 - 4:19pm

The Verge

Amazon's next Alexa device could have a tablet-sized display
The Verge
Amazon's secretive hardware unit, Lab126, is working on an Alexa-powered display that resembles a tablet, according to a report today from The Wall Street Journal. Described only as having a "tablet-like computer screen," the new gadget would ...
Amazon augments Alexa voice commands on Fire TV devicesCNET
Amazon Wants Alexa to Take Control of Your Smart HomeWall Street Journal
Amazon is working on a mysterious voice-powered tabletBusiness Insider
Wichita Eagle -ZDNet -Digital Trends -ConsumerReports.org
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EyeSight demos VR gesture control using standard phone hardware - TechCrunch

May 17, 2016 - 4:05pm

TechCrunch

EyeSight demos VR gesture control using standard phone hardware
TechCrunch
Over the past few years EyeSight has been establishing a name for itself by bringing gesture control to a series of computing platforms, from mobile devices to smart eyeglasses. Today's announcement brings the company's technology to the format where ...
VR gesture controls from your phone's camera? EyeSight is on itCNET
eyeSight's VR Gesture Controls Use Phone CamerasAndroid News | Androidheadlines.com
eyeSight wants to bring gesture control to smartphone-based VRDigital Trends
CNBC -SiliconANGLE (blog) -Engadget -Tech.Co
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IBM's phase-change memory is faster than flash and more reliable than RAM - The Verge

May 17, 2016 - 3:45pm

The Verge

IBM's phase-change memory is faster than flash and more reliable than RAM
The Verge
IBM today announced a more efficient way to use phase-change memory, a breakthrough that could help transition electronic devices from standard RAM and flash to a much faster and more reliable type of storage. Phase-change memory, or PCM, is a type ...
IBM memory advances could speed up your phoneCNET
IBM Teases Storage Memory BreakthroughPC Magazine
IBM may have a cheaper DRAM alternativeComputerworld
Engadget -EE Times -ZDNet -StreetInsider.com
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Google's Art Camera lets you shove your face in a Monet (kind of) - CNET

May 17, 2016 - 3:03pm

CNET

Google's Art Camera lets you shove your face in a Monet (kind of)
CNET
The Google Art Camera will be deployed in museums across the globe to capture gigapixel images of famous art. Screenshot by Lynn La/CNET. Instead of risking a scolding from a museum docent telling you to step away, you can now get a closeup look at ...
Google's new gigapixel camera sees every paint stroke in famous artworkMashable
Google made an insanely high-res camera to preserve great works of artThe Verge
Google's Absurdly Hi-Res Camera Will Preserve Great Works of ArtGizmodo
Engadget -SlashGear -BetaNews -Fast Company
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Starz starts streaming on Android TV - Engadget

May 17, 2016 - 2:50pm

Engadget

Starz starts streaming on Android TV
Engadget
ESPN isn't the only big broadcaster showing some affection for Android TV today. Starz has launched its streaming service on Google's big-screen platform, giving you access to Ash vs. Evil Dead, Outlander and other shows through Android-powered TVs and ...
WatchESPN Streaming Hits Android TV Through ESPN AppDroid Life (press release) (blog)

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You Can Now Sign Up For The 'Pokémon GO' Field Test - Forbes

May 17, 2016 - 11:30am

Forbes

You Can Now Sign Up For The 'Pokémon GO' Field Test
Forbes
If you can't wait to check out the upcoming Pokémon GO, well then you might be in luck as you can now sign-up for the game's upcoming field test. Like with any kind of early access beta test, this version of the game will be incomplete and missing ...

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Why Facebook's Lovely New VR Film, Shot in Grand Central, Is So Unlike Most 360° Videos - Adweek

May 17, 2016 - 11:16am

Adweek

Why Facebook's Lovely New VR Film, Shot in Grand Central, Is So Unlike Most 360° Videos
Adweek
In the infancy of virtual reality, two opposing extremes of 360° films have tended to dominate the brand space. On the one hand, you have your epic visual extravaganzas, including explosive work in gaming. On the other hand, you have quieter, more ...
Watch Facebook's stunning 360-degree video of Grand Central TerminalThe Verge
Facebook's first live-action VR film shows the power of 360 videoMashable

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Skype vs Skype for Business - Cloud Pro

May 17, 2016 - 10:33am

Cloud Pro

Skype vs Skype for Business
Cloud Pro
Skype has by now gained ubiquity as perhaps the best-known VoIP and video calling service. After purchasing Skype in 2011, Microsoft rebranded its business telephony package Lync as 'Skype for Business', promising enterprise-grade communications ...
Unlock Your Mac with Your iPhone?NewsFactor Network

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Review: Hail To The King - Forbes

May 17, 2016 - 8:01am

Forbes

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Review: Hail To The King
Forbes
Somewhere along the winding road of development that stretches between Maxwell and Pascal, I feel like Nvidia decided to play by slightly different rules. They got even more ambitious, even more aggressive. On May 27, Nvidia will release the GeForce ...

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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 review: The most badass graphics card ever created - PCWorld

May 17, 2016 - 8:00am

PCWorld

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 review: The most badass graphics card ever created
PCWorld
“It's insane,” Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang proudly proclaimed at the GeForce GTX 1080's reveal, holding the graphics card aloft. “The 1080 is insane. It's almost irresponsible amounts of performance… the 1080 is the new king.” He wasn't joking. The long ...
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Review: Hail To The KingForbes
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 reviewPC Gamer
​NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080 is the GPU upgrade you've been waiting forEngadget
AnandTech -Polygon -Ars Technica -BGR
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 review: The most badass graphics card ever created - PCWorld

May 17, 2016 - 8:00am

PCWorld

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 review: The most badass graphics card ever created
PCWorld
“It's insane,” Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang proudly proclaimed at the GeForce GTX 1080's reveal, holding the graphics card aloft. “The 1080 is insane. It's almost irresponsible amounts of performance… the 1080 is the new king.” He wasn't joking. The long ...
Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 Review: Hail To The KingForbes
​NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1080 is a PC gamer's dreamEngadget
Geforce GTX 1080 is a beautiful powerhouse, but you still may want to waitPolygon
AnandTech -Ars Technica -GameSpot -GamersNexus
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OnePlus 3's official render could be a decoy - Engadget

May 17, 2016 - 7:32am

Engadget

OnePlus 3's official render could be a decoy
Engadget
This morning, a render of the much anticipated OnePlus 3 flagship phone (pictured left) has been making the rounds on the internet. We can confirm that this "leak" is legit as we also got it directly from OnePlus' China PR rep, who didn't say anything ...
If this leak is real, OnePlus 3 will join the army of iPhone clonesMashable
OnePlus 3 Leaks Showing Close Resemblance To HTC 10 DesignInternational Business Times
OnePlus 3 Render Leaks, AMOLED Display RumoredAndroid News | Androidheadlines.com
TechnoBuffalo -9 to 5 Google -Phone Arena -Ubergizmo
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Firefox's market share is bigger than all Microsoft's browsers combined - PCWorld

May 17, 2016 - 6:58am

PCWorld

Firefox's market share is bigger than all Microsoft's browsers combined
PCWorld
Firefox now has more desktop users than both Microsoft's web browsers combined—but it's a rivalry that is increasingly irrelevant as Google Chrome has almost twice the share of Firefox and Microsoft together. The latest figures from Statcounter show ...
Report: Firefox Overtakes IE and Edge For the First TimePC Magazine
Firefox overtakes Microsoft's IE and Edge browsers, but Chrome continues to dominateTechCrunch
Firefox tops Microsoft browser market share for first timeArs Technica
BetaNews -VentureBeat -Tech Times -WinBeta
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Moto G and G Plus mix high-end tech with low-end prices - CNET

May 17, 2016 - 5:35am

India Today

Moto G and G Plus mix high-end tech with low-end prices
CNET
I've called Motorola's previous Moto G the "best budget phone around". That's a big accolade to live up to, but by taking its already great phone and giving almost every spec a healthy boost, Motorola makes sure the two new Moto Gs might well keep ...
Fourth generation Motorola Moto G Plus is announced: performance on a budgetPhone Arena
Lenovo Announces The Moto G4 And G4 Plus (Or Moto G 2016 If You Like)Android Police
Motorola just announced two new Moto GsEngadget
Ubergizmo -9 to 5 Google -Android Central -PC Advisor
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China extends security reviews to gadgets from Apple and others - The Verge

May 17, 2016 - 4:00am

The Verge

China extends security reviews to gadgets from Apple and others
The Verge
China has reportedly increased its scrutiny of foreign-made consumer tech products, reviewing devices — including those made by Apple — to judge whether they pose a threat to the country's security. According to The New York Times, these reviews are ...
Is China Really Attempting to Extract Trade Secrets from Apple in Exchange for Market Access?Patently Apple
Apple products subject of secretive Chinese cybersecurity audits, report saysAppleInsider (press release) (blog)
Technology|China Quietly Targets US Tech Companies in Security ReviewsNew York Times
New York Post -Mac Rumors -9 to 5 Mac -Neowin
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Otto, founded by ex-Googlers, is bringing self-driving technology to trucks - TechCrunch

May 17, 2016 - 3:04am

TechCrunch

Otto, founded by ex-Googlers, is bringing self-driving technology to trucks
TechCrunch
Self-driving cars are very much a part of the future of tech, with Google, Uber, Apple and plenty of other top names working to develop autonomous vehicles. But what about trucks? That's where Otto, a startup that has come out of stealth, is aiming to ...
15 Former Google Engineers Want to Turn Commercial Semis Into Self-Driving TrucksFortune
Google veterans head off on their own to work on self-driving trucksThe Verge
Startup wants to put self-driving 18-wheelers on U.S. highwaysFlorida Times-Union
Wall Street Journal -New York Times -CNBC -Gizmodo
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YouTube for iOS gets full Google Cardboard support - TechCrunch

May 16, 2016 - 10:54pm

TechCrunch

YouTube for iOS gets full Google Cardboard support
TechCrunch
As the tech world waits to see what VR stuff Google shows off at its I/O conference later this week, today, the company snuck in an update to YouTube for iOS that allows you to view any video in VR mode on Cardboard. YouTube's Android app has had full ...
Watch any YouTube video in VR modeCNET
Watch 360-degree Videos On Your iPhone: YouTube iOS App Adds Google Cardboard SupportiDigitalTimes.com
YouTube For iOS Updated With Google Cardboard SupportUbergizmo
The Verge -Android Headlines - Android News -TechnoBuffalo -9 to 5 Mac
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Sony's Xperia XA Ultra is all screen, and even more camera - CNET

May 16, 2016 - 8:00pm

CNET

Sony's Xperia XA Ultra is all screen, and even more camera
CNET
Sony has yet to put its freshly introduced Xperia X smartphone range on sale and it's already updating the lineup with a new 6-inch model. Enter the Xperia XA Ultra. It might be late to the party, but it's still making a statement. Unlike the Xperia X ...
Sony's Xperia XA Ultra is a giant phone with a 16-megapixel selfie cameraThe Verge
Sony Xperia XA Ultra has a 16-megapixel selfie cameraMashable
Sony's Premium Smartphone Strategy To Save XperiaForbes
Engadget -Android Central -Phandroid.com -PC Magazine
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