Wednesday , October 26 2016

Google Reportedly Building Eye-tracking Headset


Google is continuing work on a standalone eye-tracking headset that blends virtual and augmented reality, according to Engadget. The device, which has been rumored previously, functions differently from the Daydream VR headset that will soon ship to consumers. It works completely standalone without any smartphone attached. Additionally, Engadget now reports that the …

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Are These The Most Expensive Sneakers of 2016


Sneaker fever hasn’t just gripped the world, it’s gripped the economy too. The American market for deadstock sneakers has now eclipsed a colossal $1 billion, with the thriving resell community netting millions of dollars a year by flipping rare kicks for profit. With that in mind, we’ve teamed up with the sneakerhead …

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Instagram Seems To Be Testing Live Video


Facebook’s all-out embrace of live video appears to be heading to Instagram. A new report from a Russian news site shows live functionality embedded into Instagram stories, with a bold “LIVE” banner on what is apparently a live video appearing at the front of the stories feed. The report from T …

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Is This The World’s Smallest Touchscreen Cellular?


Mini things are fun. Sorry, I’m not willing to hear your counterpoint. So going with that indisputable fact, tiny gadgets are great, too, especially tiny phones. You thought Apple’s iPhone SE marked the return of bb phones? You might want to sit down. I have news. There’s a smaller phone. …

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PBS Debuts Playtime Pad for Kids


The public broadcaster PBS today unveiled a new plan to bring its children’s television programming to its young audience, who spend more time behind tablets than sitting in front of TV sets. It’s debuting its own branded tablet, called the Playtime Pad. The tablet, which is produced by Ematic will come preloaded …

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Apple Watch Nike+ Arrives This Fall


If you’ve been holding off on getting an Apple Watch Series 2 in hopes of scoring the running-oriented Nike+ edition, you only have a few more days to wait. Apple has updated its product page to reveal that Apple Watch Nike+ will be available on October 28th, just in time …

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Google Photos Now Will Rotate Your Awkward Sideways Pictures


Google is always looking to improve Google Photos – a cloud-based app that lets you store unlimited images and videos (for free if 16 megapixels). With the latest update, Google Photos will bring you more meaningful throwbacks, more action-packed animations, and suggested rotations for awkward sideways photos. I love using …

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No Helmet Required For BMW’s Future Motorcycle

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The Motorrad Vision Next 100 would use self-balancing tech to keep you safe. BMW has unveiled a slew of concept vehicles to mark its 100th birthday, but its fourth and last example might be the most daring. Its new Motorrad Vision Next 100 concept motorcycle would supposedly be so smart …

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Try This To Make ChromeOS Feel More Like A Full OS


ChromeOS is essentially the Chrome browser with a bit of window-dressing. There’s a desktop space that lets you choose your own wallpaper. There’s a start button in the lower-left corner for launching apps. There’s an app launcher shelf where you can pin your favorite apps. There’s a tray in the …

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RIP Hangout: It’s Now A Choice For OEMs Google Apps Package


Okay, so “RIP Hangouts” is probably a slight exaggeration, but it’s clear that the focus for Google is going to be on Allo and Duo going forward, not their older messaging platform. We’ve seen it happen with Google+ where the service exists without really being put front and center, and …

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Google Bill of $110,000 Accidentally Runs up for12-Year-Old Boy


A 12-year-old in Spain reportedly made an expensive mistake, racking up a $112,000 bill when he apparently confused Google’s AdWords and AdSense platforms while trying to promote his band. José Javier, who is a trumpet player in a band called Los Salerosos, was hit with a €100,000 ($112,000) bill from …

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