The Galaxy S8 Plus is an ergonomic marvel
One of the hardest questions to answer, once you’ve decided to buy one of Samsung’s awesome new Galaxy S8 phones, is whether to go for the regular 5.8-inch variety or the Plus-sized 6.2-inch model. If I had to make that decision before seeing and using … The Galaxy Note 8 could get the S8’s most wanted camera featureCNET The best thing about Samsung’s new Galaxy S8, aside from the designBGR Galaxy S8 review roundup: Samsung just schooled the iPhoneCult of Mac –Droid Life (press release) (blog) – –
What we want in an “SNES Mini” – Ars Technica
Enlarge / The actual SNES Mini probably won’t be this small or have a cartridge slot. But we can dream… DannyChoo.com · reader comments 104. Share this story. Eurogamer’s report this morning that Nintendo is working on an “SNES Mini” plug-and-play … Here Are The 30 Games Nintendo Should Put On The Mini SNES Classic EditionForbes Report: SNES Classic Edition is on the wayPolygon 30 games we want in Nintendo’s miniature SNESThe Verge .
Facebook is building brain-computer interfaces for typing and skin-hearing
Today at F8, Facebook revealed it has a team of 60 engineers working on building a brain-computer interface that will let you type with just your mind without invasive implants. The team plans to use optical imaging to scan your brain a hundred times … Facebook is working on tech to let you type with your brain and ‘hear with your skin’Business Insider Facebook is developing a way to read your mindRecode Facebook’s moonshots: Making brains type and skin hearCNET .
Facebook’s new Surround 360 video cameras let you move around inside live-action scenes
Facebook today announced the second generation of its Surround 360 video camera design, and this time the company is serious about helping potential customers purchase it as an actual product. The Surround 360, which Facebook unveiled last year as … Facebook will license its new 360 cameras that capture in six degrees of freedomTechCrunch Facebook’s new VR cameras will get you bobbing and weavingCNET F8: Facebook positions itself as an innovator across several frontsZDNet .
I don’t want to live inside Facebook’s vision for social VR
Over the last few decades, there have been several attempts to merge the mundane aspects of the real world with the digital. All of these, while catering to a niche, have failed to conquer the world in the way that Mark Zuckerberg hopes that Facebook’s … Why Facebook Keeps Beating Every Rival: It’s the Network, of CourseNew York Times Augmented reality makeup is the futureThe Verge Facebook F8 Day 1: Crushing Snapchat, New VR Community, Maybe Serious About CollaborationForbes .
Wunder no more: Microsoft releases new task managing app called To-Do
It’s been almost two years since Microsoft bought the cross-platform task master Wunderlist, but you wouldn’t know it to look at it. Unlike Sunrise and Accompli, which were shuttered and combined into Outlook mobile, Wunderlist has mostly been left alone. Microsoft to shut down Wunderlist in favor of its new app, To-DoTechCrunch Microsoft’s Wunderlist successor, To-Do, hits public previewZDNet Microsoft To-Do is a new app that replaces WunderlistThe Verge .
Bose is spying on us, lawsuit alleges
Are these Bose headphones being used to spy on you? A lawsuit alleges so. Sarah Tew/CNET. Is Bose spying on consumers? One of its customers thinks it is, and has filed a proposed class-action lawsuit to stop the practice. Kyle Zak claims Bose uses its … Bose Privacy Complaint – ScribdScribd These Popular Headphones Spy on Users, Lawsuit SaysFortune .
Xiaomi Mi 6 Hands-On: iPhone 7 Camera Tech, With Galaxy S8 Specs, But Half The Price
Among the many things Apple and Samsung have proved over the past few years, it’s that a good-to-great product + clever marketing + hype = you can sell your products at jacked up prices and people will still want them. This is how you explain lines … Xiaomi Mi 6 mimics the iPhone’s camera tricks without the bumpEngadget This Chinese smartphone has similar specs as the Samsung Galaxy S8 for almost $400 lessBusiness Insider Xiaomi Announces Mi 6: 5.15-inch, Snapdragon 835 SoC, 6GB LPDDR4xAnandTech .
Sony Rivals Canon’s Best Camera with the Badass A9
For a few years now, Sony’s been the most innovative name in the camera game, besting incumbents like Nikon and Canon in several categories with awesome point-and-shoots, like the RX100 line, and the truly game-changing A7 full-frame mirrorless line. Sony’s advanced a9 mirrorless camera is a speed demon in a race against pro DSLRsDigital Trends Sony | α | α9 High resolution full-frame 4KYouTube .