Mozilla Enters VR With Its Firefox Reality Browser

We imagine that having to take a virtual reality (VR) headset on and off can be a bit disruptive to the whole immersive experience thing. That’s why there are apps for VR that offer users the chance to do things that they would do normally on a computer, such as browse YouTube videos and surf the web.

Apple Watch Series 4 ECG Feature Was Almost Not Announced

One of the key features of the new Apple Watch Series 4 is the built-in ECG monitoring tool. According to Apple’s announcement, they claim that they were given a De Novo classification by the FDA for the feature, which allowed them to announce it at the event. However it seems that they almost couldn’t.

2019’s iPhones Will Feature A Much Smaller Notch

When the iPhone X was launched last year, many seemed to criticize the design of the device no thanks to the notch in its display. However there were also many who said that eventually users would learn to ignore it. Unfortunately due to the technology required for the front portion of the phone, the notch is something that not just Apple, but other Android OEMs cannot avoid.

Upgraded SteelSeries Arctis 3 Headset Announced

Earlier this year SteelSeries announced some new gaming headsets and if you’re in the market for newer models, then you might be interested to learn that SteelSeries has since announced an upgraded version of the Arctis 3. This particular model will feature both wired and wireless connectivity options.


iOS 12.1 Beta Supports Face ID In Landscape Mode

We have been hearing rumors that the 2018 iPads are expected to feature the use of Face ID, a security feature that was introduced to 2017’s iPhone X. While it was a rumor, there have been signs that it might actually be true, thanks to code sightings spotted in iOS 12. Now it looks like there could be more evidence of that happening.

SEGA Genesis Classics Will Be Coming To The Nintendo Switch

If classic games are your thing, then you might be interested to learn that SEGA has announced that it will be bringing its SEGA Genesis Classics onto the Nintendo Switch. This collection was actually announced earlier this year and also launched for competing consoles like the PS4 and Xbox One, but now it looks like Switch gamers will be able to get in on the action.

Google Will Be Shutting Down YouTube Gaming’s Dedicated Website

Several years ago, Google launched YouTube Gaming which is basically the company’s answer to platforms such as Twitch. However given that plenty of gamers had been streaming and posting game content on regular YouTube for a while now, YouTube Gaming just felt like a dedicated space for such content that made it easier to find what you wanted.

Google Maps For CarPlay Is Finally Here

The iOS 12 update was released just yesterday and one of the features of the update that some have been anticipating, is support for third-party mapping interfaces for CarPlay. This means that if you’re using CarPlay and you’d rather not use Apple Maps, you’ll be pleased to learn that you can now use Google Maps as an alternative.

Live Action ‘Avatar: The Last Airbender’ Coming To Netflix In 2019

The animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender was so popular that a live action movie based on the series was released back in 2010. Unfortunately the movie fell far from expectations and was heavily criticized regarding the acting, writing, casting, and its dialogue. However Netflix thinks that maybe it’s time to try again.

Fortnite Addiction Cited Multiple Times In Divorce Cases

Gaming addiction is a real thing and in the past we have heard horror stories of how parents have neglected babies by ignoring their cries, or forgetting to feed them, or how people have ended up spending back to back days playing games only to die from it after. This is also why it doesn’t come as a surprise that games can come between relationships.

Germany Puts World’s First Hydrogen-Powered Trains Into Service

The world’s first hydrogen-powered trains have gone into service in Germany. The two trains are part of a service running along a 62-mile track in the country. The trains have been created by a French company called Alstom and they are running on a route that was previously used by diesel locomotives.

Google Home Hub Smart Display Leaked

Google Assistant-powered smart displays have only been released by third-parties so far but Google will soon release its own smart display powered by its AI assistant. Newly leaked photos show that the device will be called the Home Hub and it’s likely going to be unveiled alongside the new Pixel smartphones at Google’s October event.

Fortnite Nintendo Switch Bundle Available From October 5th

Fortnite, the popular battle royale title, landed on the Nintendo Switch back in June. Switch owners were obviously excited about its arrival as they could finally get it in on the hype. A few months after the title was released, the Fortnite Nintendo Switch bundle will be available starting next month and it will offer in-game perks.

The E-Tron: Audi Launches Its First Electric Car Editor's Pick

Audi launched its first 100% electric vehicle, the Audi E-Tron, in our city of San Francisco yesterday evening. This new car increases the competition in a segment of the market currently dominated by Tesla. The Audi E-Tron SUV is an worthy Tesla Model X competitor.

‘Official’ Google Pixel 3 And Pixel 3 XL Renders Leaked

There has been no shortage of leaks concerning Google’s upcoming smartphones. We have seen plenty of live images and even a proper unboxing video. However, the leaks keep on coming, and today we get to see the “official” press renders of the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. If you have been following up on the previous leaks then there’s not much in these images that would surprise you.

Upcoming Oculus Connect Conference Will Be Streamed In Virtual Reality

Oculus Connect is one of the biggest annual events of the virtual reality community conducted by the Facebook-owned company. The next one takes place in just about a week. Given that virtual reality is all about making you feel part of the experience without being there physically, it’s only fitting that the next Oculus Connect conference be streamed in virtual reality.

Twitter Bringing Back Chronological Timeline

If you used Twitter prior to 2016 you would remember that the timelines used to be in a non-algorithmic, reverse-chronological order. It decided to shift to an algorithmic timeline in 2016 with “In case you missed it” roundups and suggested tweets based on what it thought you might want to catch up on when you were away from Twitter. Many Twitter users didn’t like this change so they will appreciate […]

SpaceX’s To Fly Japanese Billionaire Around The Moon

SpaceX is a private space company and it plans on flying tourists, the ones with very deep pockets, to space. The company had been teasing the announcement of its first space tourist and CEO Elon Musk has finally revealed who will be hitching the first paid ride on SpaceX’s Big Falcon Rocket. It’s Yusaku Maezawa, the Japanese billionaire founder of online fashion retailer Zozo. He will be accompanied by eight […]

Google Brings Android To Cars With The Largest Auto Group

Google is teaming up with the world’s largest auto group – Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance – to bring Android OS to cars. These companies ship the most number of cars globally every year and this partnership will enable Google to tap into that and have millions of cars running its Android operating system. Android will be behind the infotainment and navigation systems in these cars. The systems will enable drivers to access […]

First Captain Marvel Trailer Has Been Released

Marvel fans have been quite excited about the cinematic arrival of another character from the comic universe. The Captain Marvel movie has been in development over the past year and is due to be released in March 2019. The first Captain Marvel trailer has been released today. It was shared this morning on Good Morning America and we finally get our first proper look at Brie Larson playing the role […]

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