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Apex Construct studio says it's working on ‘multiple games' for Oculus Quest

APEX CONSTRUCT STUDIO SAYS IT'S WORKING ON ‘MULTIPLE GAMES' FOR OCULUS QUEST

The Stockholm-based Fast Travel Games announced this week that it's working on “multiple games” for the Oculus Quest standalone VR...

Microsoft releases two new Windows 10 previews for 19H1 and 20H1

MICROSOFT RELEASES TWO NEW WINDOWS 10 PREVIEWS FOR 19H1 AND 20H1

Microsoft today released two new Windows 10 previews for PCs, the first time it's done so in 2019. The first build is from the 19H1...

 
 
 
Apple is prioritizing AR - and that's a good thing

APPLE IS PRIORITIZING AR - AND THAT'S A GOOD THING

When harnessed for the public good, not simply frivolous enhancements to the gaming world, AR has the potential to usher in transformative...

5 things to expect from the event formerly known as Mobile World Congress

5 THINGS TO EXPECT FROM THE EVENT FORMERLY KNOWN AS MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS

MWC Barcelona 19 will be a big week for smartphone announcements, edge computing, Microsoft's HoloLens, 5G, and China's Huawei.

 
 
 
AI Weekly: Experts say OpenAI's controversial model is a potential threat to society and science

AI WEEKLY: EXPERTS SAY OPENAI'S CONTROVERSIAL MODEL IS A POTENTIAL THREAT TO SOCIETY AND SCIENCE

Last week, OpenAI released GPT-2, a conversational AI system that quickly became controversial. Without domain-specific data, GPT-2...

Xbox Game Pass on Switch sounds great, but don't forget about Nvidia

XBOX GAME PASS ON SWITCH SOUNDS GREAT, BUT DON'T FORGET ABOUT NVIDIA

Nintendo and Nvidia are already in a close relationship, so why wouldn't Nintendo use the GeForce Now cloud-streaming service before...

 
 
 
Huawei leak shows Mate X foldable 5G phone ahead of MWC 2019

HUAWEI LEAK SHOWS MATE X FOLDABLE 5G PHONE AHEAD OF MWC 2019

Huawei's foldable 5G phone appears to place one screen on the outside of its folding chassis, rather than using a second screen for...

Nreal raises $16 million for lightweight mixed reality glasses

NREAL RAISES $16 MILLION FOR LIGHTWEIGHT MIXED REALITY GLASSES

Nreal, a Beijing-based developer of ready-to-wear mixed reality glasses, has raised an addition $16 million in funding to make its...

 
 
 
ProBeat: Samsung reasserts smartphone king status

PROBEAT: SAMSUNG REASSERTS SMARTPHONE KING STATUS

Samsung reconfirmed it is the smartphone king with its Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event, unveiling five phones - all with features its customers...

Fallout 76 lays out big updates for the rest of the year

FALLOUT 76 LAYS OUT BIG UPDATES FOR THE REST OF THE YEAR

Bethesda has released a roadmap for content coming to Fallout 76 in 2019. It includes three waves, with the first starting on March...

 
 
 
AI extracts speech bubbles from comic strips

AI EXTRACTS SPEECH BUBBLES FROM COMIC STRIPS

Researchers have developed an AI system that automatically detects and isolates speech bubbles in comic strips and graphic novels.

Apple will reportedly close 2 stores to avoid an infamous Texas patent court

APPLE WILL REPORTEDLY CLOSE 2 STORES TO AVOID AN INFAMOUS TEXAS PATENT COURT

Instead of facing possible half-billion-dollar payouts to patent trolls emboldened by a friendly court in east Texas, Apple is shutting...

 
 
 
Amy Hennig interview - Surviving the trauma of making a video game and inspiring newcomers

AMY HENNIG INTERVIEW - SURVIVING THE TRAUMA OF MAKING A VIDEO GAME AND INSPIRING NEWCOMERS

Amy Hennig is contemplating her next move, and she knows it will be a video game with complex characters and a strong narrative.

The DeanBeat: Farewell to Reggie's body

THE DEANBEAT: FAREWELL TO REGGIE'S BODY

Reggie Fils-Aime retired from Nintendo of America after 15 years. We'll miss his verbal jousting and antics that made the game industry...

 
 
 
Ctrl-labs raises $28 million from GV and Alexa Fund for neural interfaces

CTRL-LABS RAISES $28 MILLION FROM GV AND ALEXA FUND FOR NEURAL INTERFACES

Ctrl-labs, a New York startup developing neural interface technology, today announced that it has raised $28 million in a financing...

Samsung Galaxy S10 5G will be a free swap for some lucky S10+ customers

SAMSUNG GALAXY S10 5G WILL BE A FREE SWAP FOR SOME LUCKY S10+ CUSTOMERS

A deal between Samsung and one cellular carrier will enable buyers of the Galaxy S10+ to upgrade at no cost to the S10 5G as soon as...

 
 
 
TSMC reportedly readies 5-nanometer chips for 2020, led by Apple A14

TSMC REPORTEDLY READIES 5-NANOMETER CHIPS FOR 2020, LED BY APPLE A14

A next-generation chip fabrication process technology is "well on track" to debut in 2020, showing miniaturization progress that can't...

Dropbox earnings beat estimates, but shares fall on Q1 guidance

DROPBOX EARNINGS BEAT ESTIMATES, BUT SHARES FALL ON Q1 GUIDANCE

Dropbox forecast a drop in current-quarter operating margins from a year earlier, sending its shares down nearly 11 percent in extended...

 
 
 
ArenaNet confirms that it is laying off staff

ARENANET CONFIRMS THAT IT IS LAYING OFF STAFF

The Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 developer has cancelled some unannounced projects, and now it is cutting jobs to get costs under control.

Sensor Tower: Brawl Stars ranks 10th in global revenue in January after December launch

SENSOR TOWER: BRAWL STARS RANKS 10TH IN GLOBAL REVENUE IN JANUARY AFTER DECEMBER LAUNCH

Brawl Stars looks like it's on its way to becoming a hit. Mobile market research firm Sensor Tower released its findings for January,...

 
 
 



France vs Scotland live stream: how to watch Six Nations 2019 rugby online...

France vs Scotland live stream: how to watch Six Nations 2019 rugby online from anywhere

France are back after a battering from England last game, this time to take on Scotland in the 2019 Six Nations. It's a tricky one to predict, so make sure you tune in... Read more ...

A DECADE of Innovation; Samsung Marks the Beginning of a New Era

A DECADE of Innovation; Samsung Marks the Beginning of a New Era

This year is bigger than ever! Samsung has not only introduced what many have been waiting for, but it has also revealed the most exciting surprise of the year. The new release... Read more ...

Google's Oscars ad inserts Pixel 3, Assistant, and Home Hub into famous movies

Google's Oscars ad inserts Pixel 3, Assistant, and Home Hub into famous movies

With the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday, Google is advertising Assistant and its hardware family in a funny new ad. The minute-long clip references several famous Hollywood... Read more ...

Intel confirms the first 5G iPhone won't arrive until 2020 at the earliest

Intel confirms the first 5G iPhone won't arrive until 2020 at the earliest

If you were holding out hope that Apple might release a 5G enabled iPhone later this year, we've got bad news for you. According to a report from Reuters , Intel earlier today... Read more ...

Huawei leak shows Mate X foldable 5G phone ahead of MWC 2019

Huawei leak shows Mate X foldable 5G phone ahead of MWC 2019

Huawei's foldable 5G phone appears to place one screen on the outside of its folding chassis, rather than using a second screen for smartphone features. Read more ...

Alphabet Scoop 043: Surprise GDC Google event, unpacking Samsung, MWC...

Alphabet Scoop 043: Surprise GDC Google event, unpacking Samsung, MWC expectations

This week we talk about a surprise GDC hardware event for Project Stream and Yeti, Samsung's slew of hardware announcements, and Mobile World Congress expectations. Alphabet... Read more ...

The Galaxy S10 Series Will Strive, Here's Why: Opinion

The Galaxy S10 Series Will Strive, Here's Why: Opinion

Samsung had introduced its latest flagship smartphones recently, the Galaxy S10e, S10, S10+, and S10 5G. Samsung's Galaxy S series of smartphones have always been quite... Read more ...

Apple VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai talks ECG and fall detection...

Apple VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai talks ECG and fall detection, relationship with FDA, more in new interview

It's clear that Apple has been serious about health over the past several years, especially with devices such as the Apple Watch literally saving lives. Apple CEO Tim Cook has... Read more ...

Here's what Huawei 'Mate X' foldable 5G phone might look like

Here's what Huawei 'Mate X' foldable 5G phone might look like

Huawei teased it would show off a foldable 5G phone at MWC this year, but the cat might be out of the bag before the phone event even starts. Someone took a photo of what is... Read more ...

Apple shares new iPhone how-to videos covering Live Photos, Depth Control...

Apple shares new iPhone how-to videos covering Live Photos, Depth Control, and more

Apple this evening has uploaded four new iPhone how-to videos on its YouTube channel. These videos cover choosing a Key Photo in Live Photos, Depth Control, searching in the... Read more ...