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HP’s VR headset “Copper” will feature 2160 x 2160 resolution, tops competition

HP may be the next superpower in the world of VR. Well, maybe not the actual top dog, but they’re trying alright. HP was never an option to consider and most VR enthusiasts had to decide between the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive/Pro. There’s also the smaller more affordable Oculus Go, but I don’t really …

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HTC teases new standalone VR device COSMOS; Phone powered, built-in tracking

HTC annouced their newest addition to the VR lineup- the HTC COSMOS. The COSMOS is a new standalone VR headset much like the Oculus Go. Following the announcement of the Oculus Quest in late 2018, HTC has now fired back with their own competitor product during its CES keynote address ahead of the show, which …

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Alexa and Cortana integration slightly different than planned

Microsoft’s Cortana and Amazon’s Alexa can now communicate and interact with one another. The collaboration between the two virtual assistants was announced in 2017 and was originally planned to be released in the same year. After some delay, it’s now possible to have them talk to each other. Microsoft showed off how the integration would work at …

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Chrome 68 adds native Windows notifications

Earlier this week, Chrome users using the newest version of Chrome on the Windows 10 platform began seeing notifications from the world’s most popular web browser in their Action Center. Chrome notifications will use the same design and style as the standard Windows notifications and will show up in the Action Center (the bottom-right corner of …

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Chrome Browser getting a new UI overhaul with Google’s Material Design Theme

The Chrome Browser is getting a major UI redesign soon. New changes have already been live in the Canary build. The new version is focused on Material Desing across all its products for a similar look and feel. It’s officially dubbed the Google Material Theme after already being debuted in Android P and Gmail. Now …

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Surface Go announced – Get pricing, specs, and details

Microsoft announced the newest member of the Surface line of computers- the Surface Go. After many weeks of rumors, speculation, and leaks, it’s about time that the tech giant went ahead and confirm the news. The latest attempt before the Surface Go was the Surface 3, which was a budget tablet but didn’t really take …

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Apple’s repair program for butterfly switches fixes them for free

Apple has announced that the butterfly switches in some Macbook Pro and Macbook computers have glitches where they would either stick, repeat characters, or characters fail to register. It launched a new service repair program that promises to fix these issues for consumers for free– whether or not it was purchased through AppleCare. If consumers …

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New Oculus Rift software requirements; Windows 10 only supported OS

Oculus has recently announced some new changes to the Rift’s software requirements and recommended specs in order to run it smoothly. The hardware hasn’t really changed, but there are a few things to note. You’ll still be able to get the same VR features and functions you have today, including things like responding to platform notifications, …

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 1000 (SDM1000) can compete with Intel for lower-power chipsets

Details regarding the new processor rumored as the Snapdragon 1000 (SDM1000) has surfaced. You’re probably already familiar with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 850 CPUs which are used in PCs. They’re essentially a faster version of the same chip you’ll find in a typical smartphone. The Snapdragon 1000 (or should we call it the “K?”) is built for …

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Google launches Messages for Web – text from your computer

Android’s default messaging client just got a new web version on the 20th of June. Google officially announced it just last week and says that it’ll roll out to everyone over the next week. If you didn’t receive the update yet, sit tight. And if you’re curious about what’s new in the messaging app, here it is …

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