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Google removes a handful of rogue battery-draining apps from the Play Store

Google removes a handful of rogue battery-draining apps from the Play Store

3 days ago   |   Phone Arena

Google has been on a roll lately, pulling shady apps from the Play Store. In its latest bout of anti-malware bans, the company removed some 20 apps from its online storefront...
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Amazon “automated machine” punctures bear spray can, 24 employees hospitalized

Amazon “automated machine” punctures bear spray can, 24 employees hospitalized

4 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Employees fufill online orders at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey, on Thursday, June 7, 2018. (credit: Bess Adler/Bloomberg via...
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NASA's next Mars rover will use AI to be a better science partner

NASA's next Mars rover will use AI to be a better science partner

4 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / The Mars 2020 rover will likely carry artificial intelligence software to help manage the science workload. Welcome to Ars UNITE, our week-long virtual conference on...
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LEGO's ARKit Playgrounds app launches with NINJAGO theme after WWDC demo

LEGO's ARKit Playgrounds app launches with NINJAGO theme after WWDC demo

4 days ago   |   9to5Mac   |   2 articles

LEGO today has officially launched its LEGO AR Playground app on iOS, incorporating ARKit technology to merge real LEGO sets with augmented action. The first ARKit Playgrounds...
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LEGO Launches 'Playgrounds' AR App for iOS, Mixing Physical Sets With Augmented Reality

LEGO Launches 'Playgrounds' AR App for iOS, Mixing Physical Sets With Augmented Reality

4 days ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   2 articles

Following a demo earlier this year at WWDC, LEGO today launched the LEGO AR Playgrounds app for iPhone and iPad. The app uses ARKit to place digital LEGO characters and blocks...
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Artificial Intelligence and the coming of the self-designing machine

Artificial Intelligence and the coming of the self-designing machine

4 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / Robot, heal thyself. Welcome to Ars UNITE, our week-long virtual conference on the ways that innovation brings unusual pairings together. Each day this week from...
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VR veterans found Artie augmented reality avatar company

VR veterans found Artie augmented reality avatar company

4 days ago   |   VentureBeat

A new AR startup dubbed Artie is coming out of stealth mode in Los Angeles. Armando Kirwin and Ryan Horrigan started the company to create AR avatars.
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1 billion AR/VR ad impressions: What we've learned

1 billion AR/VR ad impressions: What we've learned

5 days ago   |   VentureBeat

GUEST: Two years ago, Mark Zuckerberg donned a VR headset at Mobile World Congress against a backdrop that read “the next platform.” It sparked fervor and big investment in the...
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Qualcomm details Snapdragon 855: multi-gigabit wireless, AI camera, and HDR gaming

Qualcomm details Snapdragon 855: multi-gigabit wireless, AI camera, and HDR gaming

5 days ago   |   VentureBeat   |   5 articles

The San Diego chipmaker expects its next flagship mobile platform to be at the forefront of 5G, VR, AR, and AI developments for the next year or more.
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Ajit Pai buries 2-year-old speed test data in appendix of 762-page report

Ajit Pai buries 2-year-old speed test data in appendix of 762-page report

5 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge / FCC Chairman Ajit Pai testifying at a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing on May 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Federal Communications Commission yesterday...
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Epic Games Removes 'Infinity Blade' Trilogy From App Store

Epic Games Removes 'Infinity Blade' Trilogy From App Store

Epic Games today announced that its Infinity Blade role-playing game trilogy has been removed from the App Store. In a blog post, the video game studio said "it has become... Read more ...

Telegram version 5.0 released with new design, new features galore

Telegram version 5.0 released with new design, new features galore

Telegram, the messaging app with more than 200 million active users in four years, has just released a major update that brings lots of new things for both Android and iOS... Read more ...

Here are all of the controller options for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Here are all of the controller options for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

There's a few different ways to play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in terms of controllers, and here's all of your options! Everyone is here! Nintendo's highly anticipated Super... Read more ...

Google brings the Lens visual search feature to its iOS search app

Google brings the Lens visual search feature to its iOS search app

Google Lens is a feature that uses a phone's camera to provide a visual search of the image seen in the viewfinder. If it is a product that Lens recognizes, it will tell you... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy A8s Announced With New Infinity-O Display

Samsung Galaxy A8s Announced With New Infinity-O Display

Judging from the rumors and reports, it seems that Samsung is not a fan of the notch design and could be working to find ways around it. One of the reports we've heard is that... Read more ...

How to view which apps have location permissions on iOS

How to view which apps have location permissions on iOS

A recent report noted that some apps are mining your location to send to advertisers. Follow along to learn how to view which apps have location permissions on iOS. more... Read more ...

Nintendo Trademark Filings Hint At New Mobile Games

Nintendo Trademark Filings Hint At New Mobile Games

We know that Nintendo is very interested in creating games for mobile, a narrative that was different several years ago when the company was largely against mobile gaming. Now... Read more ...

Enhance your cord cutting lifestyle with the $100 Tablo Dual Lite DVR

Enhance your cord cutting lifestyle with the $100 Tablo Dual Lite DVR

Say bye to cable. The Tablo Dual Lite over-the-air Wi-Fi DVR is down to $99.99 on Amazon. This deal matches one we saw back in September but haven't seen since. The Dual Lite... Read more ...

Score some of the most essential Nintendo Switch games at $15 off right now

Score some of the most essential Nintendo Switch games at $15 off right now

Yippee! Know someone who's getting surprised with a Nintendo Switch this holiday season? Maybe you picked one up on Black Friday and are looking for some stellar video games... Read more ...

Capture everything around you with the $474 GoPro Fusion 360-degree camera

Capture everything around you with the $474 GoPro Fusion 360-degree camera

All. Around. You. The GoPro Fusion 360-degree camera is down to $474.05 thanks to a price drop to $499 and a 5% off on-page coupon. That's easily the lowest price we've ever... Read more ...