OnePlus Makes Six Product Promises After Hearing Fan Feedback

Following the conclusion of its Open Ears Forum in India, OnePlus made half a dozen new promises pertaining to its products. All six guarantees relate to OxygenOS, the Android-based operating system running on OnePlus devices sold outside of China, and all are expected to affect users on a global level, not just those India. Due […]

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Samsung & NASA Introduce 4D Lunar Gravity VR Experience

Samsung and NASA introduced a 4D lunar gravity virtual reality experience called “A Moon for All Mankind” earlier this week, having unveiled it in the form of an exhibit that’s presently available at Samsung 837 in New York City’s Meatpacking District where it will be open to visitors until the end of the month. The […]

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Consumers Losing Interest In VR This Year, Sales Data Shows

Consumers are losing interest in virtual reality headsets and accompanying experiences, a new sales data analysis from Thinknum Media suggests. As visualized in a number of charts seen in the gallery below, the largest names in the industry such as HTC, Oculus, Sony, and Samsung all struggled with maintaining consumer interest in their VR products […]

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Consumers Losing Interest In VR This Year, Sales Data Shows

Consumers are losing interest in virtual reality headsets and accompanying experiences, a new sales data analysis from Thinknum Media suggests. As visualized in a number of charts seen in the gallery below, the largest names in the industry such as HTC, Oculus, Sony, and Samsung all struggled with maintaining consumer interest in their VR products […]

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Chrome OS Updated With New Shelf Layout On Canary Channel

Google’s Chrome OS has been updated with a new shelf desktop layout on the experimental Canary channel earlier this week, the company’s Chromium “evangelist” François Beaufort announced on Friday. The revamped user interface that can be seen above repositions app icons from the bottom-left corner to the center of the bottom tray and also makes the icons […]

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Facebook, Instagram To Actually Start Enforcing Under-13 Policy

Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram are planning to start enforcing their under-13 user age policy in a more proactive manner, the social media giant told TechCrunch. Ever since its public launch in 2006, Facebook required its users to be at least 13 years old before signing up for an account but hasn’t required any proof-of-age […]

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Facebook, Instagram To Actually Start Enforcing Under-13 Policy

Facebook and its subsidiary Instagram are planning to start enforcing their under-13 user age policy in a more proactive manner, the social media giant told TechCrunch. Ever since its public launch in 2006, Facebook required its users to be at least 13 years old before signing up for an account but hasn’t required any proof-of-age […]

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Google Uses AI ‘Machine’ To Approve Investments: Report

GV, formerly known as Google Ventures, uses an artificial intelligence solution to approve venture capital investments, Axios reports, citing sources close to Alphabet’s subsidiary. While the AI that’s internally referred to as “The Machine” has already been in use for years, it only started out as a support tool meant to help GV executives perform […]

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Republican Intros Bill That Would Turn Net Neutrality Into Law

Republican Representative Mike Coffman introduced a bill that would turn the basic principles of net neutrality into law earlier this week, having debuted it in the form of The 21st Century Internet Act. The legislation is based on the 2015 Open Internet order from the Federal Communications Commission under the former Obama administration which is now […]

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Google May Switch To Vulkan API For UI Rendering From Android Q

Google may switch to the Vulkan API for user interface rendering starting with the 2019 edition of Android, i.e. Android Q. The possibility that Skia’s Vulkan backend will soon be fully implemented into Android was raised by a comment one of Google’s software engineers made as part of one bug discussion on Chromium Gerrit boards. […]

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