The Transformation Of The iPhone From 2007 To 2022

Slashgear

Apple has released a new model for iPhone almost every year. As technology has evolved and the needs of people have changed, so has the iPhone. Comics Technology

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Julian Assange Extradition to US Approved by UK Government

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Will my phone automatically change for daylight saving time?

Digital Trends

Android Apple Mobile 2007 iphone clocks daylight savings time DST PhonesNovember 7, 2021, marks the end of daylight saving time, and most smartphone clocks will turn back one hour automatically. Here's how to do it, just in case.

The 'But It Came Out in 2007' Meme Is Here to Ruin the Ending of Every Movie

GizModo VR

Better late than never, the meme of the summer is here. Which is a relief, since the meme cycle has been grim, lately.

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The 10 Best Google Maps Street View Photos Of All Time

Slashgear

Google Street View has captured the world since 2007 -- and a fair amount of hardy shenanigans have taken place along the way. Here are the 10 best. Technology

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The Reason The U.S. Banned One Of Alfa Romeo's Coolest Cars

Slashgear

Alfa 8C Competizione entered the market in 2007, and the automaker only built 500 units for the world. Why was this beautiful machine banned from U.S. shores?

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Daft Punk 360 VR Tribute Show Coming To Los Angeles

VRScout

Similar to the group’s famous Alive 2007 performance, these DJs will perform on a 3D LED stage. . Electronic dance music fans in Los Angeles are in for a treat.

OK, Jake Gyllenhaal, we see you belting out Celine Dion

Mashable VR

Ambulance actor Jake Gyllenhaal channeled his inner Celine Dion for his first Saturday Night Light hosting gig since 2007. "There were sketches I'd never do again but then they'd always seemed right."

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Mass Effect 3's Ending Changed Fandom Forever

GizModo VR

When BioWare’s Mass Effect franchise first released in 2007, it quickly gained momentum and a passionate fanbase that not many new IPs today have really managed to achieve.

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Lyme Disease Is Surging in Parts of the U.S., Insurance Data Suggests

GizModo VR

The research found that private insurance claims related to the tickborne disease have substantially climbed since 2007, including more recently in the last five years. Newly released data is the latest to show that Lyme disease cases in the U.S. are on the rise.

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Falconer Uses 360 Camera To Record Epic VR Fly-Over

VRScout

Klima, who has been hosting falconry workshops for the past 20 years, came up with the idea in 2007 during a nature film production for a Bavarian TV show. Get a bird’s eye view of Neuschwanstein Castle in southwest Bavaria, Germany.

Billionaire Investor Who Predicted the 2008 Housing Crash Says Crypto Is a 'Worthless' Bubble

GizModo VR

John Paulson, the billionaire investor who accurately predicted (and bet against) the subprime mortgage crisis in 2007, has some kind words for cryptocurrency: mainly, that it is a vacuous financial bubble bound to eventually collapse.

Mysterious Radio Burst in Our Galaxy Came From a Magnetar

GizModo VR

For the first time ever, astronomers have linked an actual object to those mysterious radio bursts they’ve been detecting since 2007. The culprit in this case, as suspected, is a super-dense object known as a magnetar, but the finding has prompted an entirely new set of questions. Read more.

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The Robotech Movie Nabs Hawkeye Director, May Actually Happen

GizModo VR

The live-action Robotech movie, which has been in development since 2007 and has switched multiple writers, directors, and even studios over the years, took a step toward actually happening by hiring Hawkeye ’ s Rhys Thomas to direct the film. The protoculture must flow. finally?

BioShock is Everywhere in Games, and Yet Nowhere in Itself

GizModo VR

For those who play video games, 2007 is often considered one of the best years of the medium. It was a year of bangers: Microsoft had Crackdown and Halo 3 , Nintendo took Super Mario to the Galaxy, Call of Duty blew the world open by going modern, and so on.

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Insanely Popular Rhythm Game ‘Osu!’ Now Playable In VR

VRScout

to AUDICA converter, a free tool that allows fans of the uber popular 2007 rhythm game to easily transport millions of user-created maps to Harmonix Music System’s VR rhythm experience AUDICA. Originally launched on Microsoft Windows back in 2007, Dean Herbert’s osu!

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Nvidia's New RTX 3080 Can Barely Run Crysis: Remastered at 4K

GizModo VR

One of my hopes for Crysis: Remastered was that it would be just as punishing on PCs today as it was when originally released in 2007. What happens when you have a copy of Crysis: Remastered and Nvidia’s new RTX 3080 graphics card in your possession?

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#859 DocLab Founder Caspar Sonnen on Domesticating Reality, AI, & XR Distribution Experiments

Voices of VR

Caspar Sonnen founded the DocLab as a part of the International Documentary Festival in Amsterdam (IDFA) in 2007 after a period of being really skeptical. Podcast Archive

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Benedict Cumberbatch will host 'SNL' in May

Mashable VR

They've previously performed in 2007, 2010, 2013, and 2018, according to Pitchfork Actor Benedict Cumberbatch will return to host Saturday Night Live for the second time on May 7, with Arcade Fire as the musical guest.

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The Xbox Series S Is for Gamers Who Hate Upgrades

GizModo VR

When my mom moved back in 2007, she decided that living in a new house after 30 years in the old one warranted a new TV. Made sense—ours were all from the ‘80s. She bought a fancy (for the time) Sony with 1080p resolution, and 13 years later, I’m still trying to convince her to upgrade.

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I Am Legend Screenwriter Forced to Tell Anti-Vaxxers His Zombie Movie Is Fake

GizModo VR

The screenwriter who penned the 2007 zombie movie I Am Legend starring Will Smith has been forced to clarify something on Twitter that’s sure to make us all depressed today.

Traffic Deaths Soared in 2020 and Experts Blame Risky Road Behavior During Pandemic

GizModo VR

surged in 2020 to the highest level since 2007 and experts in the U.S. Traffic deaths in the U.S. government believe they know why.

V/H/S/94 Is a Grimy, Gory Found-Footage Throwback

GizModo VR

The first V/H/S movie came out in 2012, arriving at the tail end of the low-budget found-footage horror craze ( Paranormal Activity and REC came out in 2007; Cloverfield was 2008) and capturing the last moment in culture before VCRs became totally obsolete.

Metaverse School Teaches Kids How To Code For VR/AR

VRScout

These platforms are incredibly effective and they set the stage for the kid’s coding movement back in 2007, however, the vast majority of them are restricted to 2D project creation, built for the age of smartphones and flat screens.”.

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The New Diary of a Wimpy Kid Trailer Looks Appropriately Awkward

GizModo VR

I’m not going to lie: I’m not really up on the Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise, given that the first volume of Jeff Kinney’s enormously popular novels about a beleaguered middle school -aged kid named Greg came out in 2007, a full 17 years after I left middle school myself.

Jerry Seinfeld's Sorry for Bee Movie Being So Horny

GizModo VR

Though the official line on 2007's Bee Movie has always insisted that there was never any sexual energy humming between its two leads—Vanessa, a human woman voiced by Renée Zellweger, and Barry, an anthropomorphic bee voiced by Jerry Seinfeld—anyone who’s actually seen the Steve Hickner-directed film knows that… Read more.

‘The Secret of Retropolis’ is the Latest App Lab Success to Make the Leap to the Main Quest Store

Road to VR

Indie team Peanut Button says they took inspiration from Grim Fandango (1998), Blade Runner (1982) , BioShock (2007) , and Batman: The Animated Series (1992). .

Super Fan Remaking Original Witcher Game In VR Using Unreal Engine

VRScout

Rather than developing a mod for the original 2007 release, however, Loan is constructing the entire experience from the ground up in Unreal Engine, resulting in higher quality visuals as well as a new range of possibilities. “Bear! Run you stupid piece of s*#^!” – Geralt of Rivia.

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Daniel Craig and No Time to Die's Crew on Creating That Emotional Ending

GizModo VR

Since he first took the role in 2007's Casino Royale, Craig’s time with the character has been a fascinating one, and it was interesting to see how it would end for real this… Read more.

#722: IDFA’s DocLab & “the Creative Treatment of Actuality”

Voices of VR

The DocLab at the International Documentary Filmfestival Amsterdam (IDFA) was started in 2007 by Caspar Sonnen, and it’s very similar to the New Frontier programming. Podcast Archive

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Amazon's Kindle will finally support epub files

Mashable VR

Also, the news is notable for the sheer fact that Amazon avoided supporting the otherwise widely supported EPUB format for nearly 15 years (EPUB is an open standard that originally launched in September 2007).

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‘Half-Life: Alyx’ is the Best Rated PC Game of 2020 & Best Rated Steam VR Game of All Time

Road to VR

There was a lot riding on Half-Life: Alyx. Not only is it Valve’s first Half-Life game in more than a decade, it is also the studio’s first full fledged VR title. By the measurable reactions from critics and players alike, the game seems to have delivered against the odds.

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Valve’s Gabe Newell: ‘We’re excited to return to Half-Life, VR has energized the studio’

Road to VR

Valve hasn’t released a full-length single player game since 2011’s Portal 2 ; the game will also be the first entry in the Half-Life series in 12 years, with the last being Half-Life 2: Episode 2 released in 2007.

?Echo Combat? Open Beta Weekend Starts Tomorrow on Rift

Road to VR

Offering a payload-based objective, much like the gametype in Team Fortress 2 (2007) or Overwatch (2016), you push the the cart on a track through the winding maze as an attacker, or defend the advances of the cart by pushing it backwards and running down the three-minute game clock.

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Valve Makes All ‘Half-Life’ Games Free to Play Until ‘Half-Life: Alyx’ Launches in March

Road to VR

From the first Half-Life in 1998, the series has spanned seven titles, leaving the world with a doozy of a cliff hanger in 2007 with the release Half-Life 2: Episode 2.

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VR/AR Pioneer Nonny De La Peña Named WSJ Technology Innovator Of The Year

VRScout

Since founding Emblematic Group in 2007, de la Peña has solidified the company’s reputation for pushing the boundaries of XR as a medium through award winning collaborations with major companies like AT&T and The New York Times and through original content like VR documentary Hunger in Los Angeles that premiered to critical acclaim at Sundance in 2012. CEO & Founder of Emblematic Group, Peña is the second woman in history to receive the prestigious award.

‘Sin City’ Director Robert Rodriquez to Debut VR Action Series ‘The Limit’ This Summer

Road to VR

Robert Rodriguez, the director of films such as Sin City (2005) , Planet Terror (2007), and the Spy Kids franchise, just wrapped production on a newly announced VR action series with The Fast and the Furious franchise actress Michelle Rodriguez.