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Oculus App version 1.4 breaks the Revive patch

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Oculus updated its Rift desktop software to version 1.4 this week. The update itself doesn't sound like that big a deal on its face. The VR headset maker says this point release contains improvements for the Rift's performance, stability, and… Go To Full Article

Google aims to launch its consumer Project Ara phone in 2017

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Despite some grim portents last year, Project Ara is far from dead. It now has its own business unit at Google (says newly installed ATAP chief Dan Kaufman), and the nearly magical modular hardware we've been anticipating for years is… Go To Full Article

Google and Levis are releasing their smart jacket early next year

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Google and Levis announced a partnership at Google I/O last year that would bring "smart clothing" to the market using a technology called Project Jacquard. The technology, which is basically composed of conductive fabric woven into the garment to cr... Go To Full Article

Moog's Minimoog Model D reissue revives a classic synthesizer

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To properly celebrate this year's Moogfest, the synth maker is giving synth collectors the chance to own a piece of history. The company set up a temporary "pop-up factory" during this weekend's event where the iconic Minimoog Model D is… Go To Full Article

IMAX plans to bring virtual reality into theaters

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In a move that we should have seen coming, IMAX announced that it'll be rolling out virtual reality experiences in multiplex theaters, malls and similar locations later this year. The news comes on the heels of Google's announcement yesterday that… Go To Full Article

G.Skill Reveals 2x8GB DDR4-4266 C19 and 4x16GB DDR4-3466 C14 Kits

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Until recently enthusiasts who would like to use the fastest DDR4 memory with their Skylake-S processors had to use 4 GB DIMMs based on 4 Gb chips, typically sold in pairs for a 8 GB total memory. This week G.Skill… Go To Full Article

'Minecraft' is making its way to China

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Players around the world log hundreds of hours in Minecraft each day, but not gamers in China. Today, Minecraft developer Mojang announced it's creating a whole new version of the game created specifically for Chinese consumers. Go To Full Article

The Best Keyboard Shortcuts for Safari on OS X

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If you use a Mac, then you well know by now that keyboard shortcuts are an essential component to mastering OS X. Nowhere is this more true than Safari, where keyboard shortcuts make quick work of many routine web browsing… Go To Full Article

Nintendo's 2DS is cheaper than ever: Play these games

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Who needs stereoscopic 3D, or a hinge? Nintendo's cheaper, flatter 2DS is now a mere $80. It even includes a free digital copy of Mario Kart 7. That's a bargain for a current-generation handheld, but where should you start your… Go To Full Article

OS X update could use iPhone's Touch ID to unlock Macs

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As we approach Apple's annual WWDC event that starts June 13th, the rumors about upcoming iOS and OS X features are sure to ramp up. This week, MacRumors is reporting that the company is working on a way for you… Go To Full Article

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