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Zuckerberg shows off Oculus gloves for typing in VR

oculus-gloves Oculus wants to one day let you fingerpaint, act like a super hero, and even type in virtual reality. Oculus already has its Touch controllers that are great for wielding virtual guns or picking up digital objects, but today Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed a new prototype for VR gloves in photos from his tour of the Redmond, Washington Oculus Research. Zuckerberg writes,… Read More

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Josh Constine

February 9th

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Zuckerberg shows off Oculus gloves for typing in VR

oculus-gloves Oculus wants to one day let you fingerpaint, act like a super hero, and even type in virtual reality. Oculus already has its Touch controllers that are great for wielding virtual guns or picking up digital objects, but today Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed a new prototype for VR gloves in photos from his tour of the Redmond, Washington Oculus Research. Zuckerberg writes,… Read More

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Josh Constine

February 9th

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The Analogue Nt Mini is the perfect NES console for video game lovers

analogue-nt-mini147a0419 The Analogue Nt Mini is the NES console you’d create in your imagination if you were dreaming one up today, without concern for cost and with a focus on most perfectly recreating the Nintendo experience, but with support for modern TV hardware. I’m lucky enough to have scored an NES Classic, despite the general lack of supply and continued sellouts, and yet during my time testing… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

February 9th

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Jawbone claims Fitbit is under criminal investigation as the rivals continue to spar

fitbit jawbone The Jawbone/Fitbit ugliness appears to be continuing on unabated, even the rival fitness companies work to deal with their own financial struggles and concerns around the health of the wearable market at large. The companies have been batting suits back and forth at least since mid-2015, primarily dealing with issues of intellectual proprietary and trade secrets – the sort of charges… Read More

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Brian Heater

February 8th

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Snap will expand distribution of Spectacles in 2017, but hardware remains an experiment

snap spectacles Snap, Inc. just released its IPO and there’s a lot to take away, but from a hardware perspective there’s not much present – which is actually telling in itself. The S-1 filing contains a few references to Spectacles, but they don’t suggest Snap’s view of itself as a camera company leans very heavily on its hardware products or pipeline. But that could still change,… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

February 2nd

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Snap will expand distribution of Spectacles in 2017, but hardware remains an experiment

snap spectacles Snap, Inc. just released its IPO and there’s a lot to take away, but from a hardware perspective there’s not much present – which is actually telling in itself. The S-1 filing contains a few references to Spectacles, but they don’t suggest Snap’s view of itself as a camera company leans very heavily on its hardware products or pipeline. But that could still change,… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

February 2nd

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These gorgeous Bluetooth speakers are made from abandoned logging bits

rockit logs

If your biggest gripe about modern audio accessories is that they all look the same, you'll appreciate the idea behind Rockit Logs. Created by World Cup soccer athlete Jay DeMerit, Rockit Logs are each one-of-a-kind speakers built using wood that would normally have gone completely to waste. The bonus is that they're really, really gorgeous.

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Mike Wehner

January 31st

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Microsoft continues to make inroads in a premium PC market previously dominated by Apple

Mac Vs Windows

Apple has traditionally dominated the market for premium priced PCs, but it appears that pricier Windows are finally starting to make inroads into a market Apple is used to ruling alone.

During Microsoft's earnings conference call yesterday, CFO Amy Hood relayed that the company saw the cumulative sale of Windows licenses increase by 5% in the consumer market. All the more intriguing, though, is that Hood partially attributed this growth to a growing number of premium-priced PCs, a category that Microsoft defines as PCs that cost $900 or more.

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Yoni Heisler

January 27th

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The Amazon Echo is having its mainstream moment

echo The little talking speaker that could, Amazon’s Echo, is moving into the breakout phase of its success, according to data collected by analysts firm Slice Intelligence. The Echo is coming off a tremendously successful holiday shopping season, which saw not only a high volume of sales, but a key evolution in consumer demographics that’s driving sales from a broader cross-section… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 25th

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Ring raises $109M to help build safer neighbourhoods, sights still set on IPO

dsc07023 Video doorbell and connected security device startup Ring has raised $109 million in a Series D round, following its $61.2 million raise last year, when it also launched its Ring Pro smart doorbell. This time around, the new funding follows quickly on the heels of its launch of its connected video motion floodlight, which debuted at CES and will help Ring continue to pursue its goal of… Read More

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Darrell Etherington

January 25th

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