A Marine who worked on 'Six Days in Fallujah' in 2009 helped us see why it exists

Mashable VR

That was clear in 2009 when Konami revealed the Atomic Games project set during the Iraq War's second battle of Fallujah, in 2004. There's no easy way to talk about Six Days in Fallujah.

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13 Spectacular Pics of the 'Super Blood Moon' Eclipse From Around the World

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Scope AR Adds To SaaS Platform With WakingApp Acquisition

Charlie Fink

The company is reporting 100% in growth in revenues in 2009

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How to get Minecraft for free

Digital Trends

While there is a free version available, it's limited in scope and only includes the Creative mode from 2009. Gaming How-To minecraft mojang Video Games

Netflix's Sweet Tooth May Become Our Summer 2021 Obsession

GizModo VR

along with his wife Susan Downey, are executive producers on a new dark, family, fantasy show called Sweet Tooth , based on the 2009 DC Comic series written and drawn by Jeff Lemire. Iron Man might be gone from the Marvel Cinematic Universe but he’s bringing a whole new world to Netflix.

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Marvel Sues Comic Creators’ Heirs to Keep Major Character Rights

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Marvel—which Disney has owned since 2009 —unsurprisingly, disagrees and has filed lawsuits against all five to keep… Read more.

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Hands On: Going Behind the Cowl in the PS VR Exclusive ‘Batman: Arkham VR’

UploadVR

When Rocksteady kicked off the Arkham franchise with Batman: Arkham Asylum in 2009, I don’t think the world was really ready. The post Hands On: Going Behind the Cowl in the PS VR Exclusive ‘Batman: Arkham VR’ appeared first on UploadVR. E3 gaming PSVR

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You Should Definitely Update Your Dell Computer Right Now

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A public service announcement for anyone who, like me, is using a years-old Dell computer as their primary machine: Dell has released a security patch for a security vulnerability affecting close to 400 different computer models manufactured between 2009 and right now.

Apple Reportedly In Talks To Purchase VR Live Streaming Platform NextVR

VRScout

Founded in 2009 by D.J. Another move towards the companies rumored AR/VR device perhaps? According to a new report by 9to5Mac , Apple is currently in the process of acquiring VR/AR live streaming platform NextVR for a modest $100M.

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Disney's Princess and the Frog Park Attraction Sounds Like a Blast

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It was more than a year ago when Disney Parks announced its Splash Mountain theme park attraction would be rethemed around the 2009 movie The Princess and the Frog , replacing the problematic Song of the South.

Chuck Grassley Tweets That Cable Companies Have Gotten 'To [Sic] Big Like Goggle [Sic]'

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After all, who can forget Grassley classics like “PantsBurnLegWood” of 2009 and “WH:ANSWER MY LETTER” of 2017 ? Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa has always used Twitter in a rather bizarre way.

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Why Setting a Clean Energy Standard Should Be Democrats’ Next Move

GizModo VR

And one of the signature failures of that period was a 2009 bill that would’ve created a national cap and trade program but ultimately never came to a vote in the Senate (it squeaked by in the… Read more.

Virus pandemic study in AR

EON Reality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild. An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population.

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I Miss the Netbook That Made Me Feel Cool for a Summer

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I worked there in 2009, during the height of the netbook’s popularity. I never owned a netbook, but I played with them constantly when I was interning at Maximum PC magazine.

The path to a VR metaverse

Hypergrid Business

I got into writing about OpenSim back in 2009 because it seemed to be, at the time, the best path to an open-source, peer-to-peer metaverse. I want to see a future where anyone could put... Maria's Worlds Metaverse Android Daydream Google OpenSim

Sounds Like the Snake Eyes Movie (Wisely) Puts G.I. Joe on the Back-Burner

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There were a lot of things wrong with the 2009 movie G.I. Joe: Rise of Cobra — a lot of things. But it seems like the upcoming film G.I. Joe Origins: Snake Eyes has figured out to avoid them, and thus create the G.I. Joe movie franchise the previous films failed to do.

Scriptable Supercharges iOS 14 Widgets Like No Other App

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It is not 2009 and I’m not… Read more. With iOS 14, iPhone users finally got a taste of the sweet, sweet widget life anyone who’s used an Android phone in the last decade was already familiar with.

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Report: Apple to Acquire Live Event Streaming Company NextVR for $100M

Road to VR

Founded in 2009, the Orange County-based startup broadcasts stereoscopic video of live sports and music to a wide swath of VR headsets, including Oculus Go, Oculus Quest, PSVR, and PC VR headsets such as HTC Vive and Oculus Rift S.

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Coatsink, Veteran VR Studio of ‘Jurassic World Aftermath’ and Others, Acquired for up to $85 Million

Road to VR

Coatsink is a British game studio and publisher founded in 2009. Veteran VR studio Coatsink, currently in development of Jurassic World Aftermath , has been acquired for $30 million by game publisher Thunderful.

AR Virus Study

EON Reality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild.

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‘Zombieland: Headshot Fever’ Review – Arcade Shooting Returns To VR

VRScout

First appearing in 2009, this post-apocalyptic comedy film brought us an entertaining story about four survivors—Tallahassee, Columbus, Wichita, and Little Rock—making their way through a zombie-infested apocalypse. Ever wanted House of the Dead in VR?

Virus pandemic study in AR

EonReality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild. An influenza pandemic is an epidemic of an influenza virus that spreads on a worldwide scale and infects a large proportion of the world population.

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Shadow Point, Jurassic World Developer Coatsink Acquired By Thunderful Group

Upload VR

Originally established in 2009, Coatsink broke into VR development with Esper, a Gear VR puzzle game that saw players move objects with their mind. VR developer Coatsink is the latest studio to be acquired, this time by Thunderful Group.

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Scientists discovered a new mammal. Hear its haunting bark.

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While on an expedition in Nigeria in 2009, researchers noticed a curious bark-like call in the night. On our wildly diverse planet , scientists are still finding new species. Even mammals.

‘Bigscreen’ Brings Paid Movies to Social VR Platform, Showing Select 2D & 3D Films

Road to VR

This week’s films include 3D versions of Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon (2017) and Ghost in the Shell (2017), and 2D versions of Star Trek (2009) and Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981).

NASA snaps a vivid image of an extremely energetic galaxy

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Hubble's invaluable Wide Field Camera 3 — installed by astronauts in 2009 during their last and final trip to service Hubble — captured this intense visible and infrared light (infrared is light we can't see but can sometimes feel as heat).

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Netflix serves up an enchanting teaser for DC Comics adaptation 'Sweet Tooth'

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Based on the beloved comic written and drawn by Jeff Lemire (40 issues of which were produced between 2009 and 2013), Sweet Tooth takes place in post-apocalyptic world that's full of strange and beautiful — but still dangerous — natural wonders.

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‘Angry Birds VR: Isle Of Pigs’ Arrives On Major Platforms Early 2019

VRScout

Since it’s initial launch back in 2009, the Angry Birds series has amassed an incredible four billion game downloads, making the franchise one of the most successful in mobile gaming history. Rovio Entertainment announces the VR debut of its global franchise. Just when you thought you’ve seen just about every Angry Bird iteration possible, here comes Angry Birds VR: Isle of Pigs.

Angry Birds: Nearly A Decade Of Family Gaming Fun – VR, AR, And Beyond

VRScout

Since its launch back in December 2009, Rovio Entertainment’s Angry Birds has since become the most downloaded freemium game of all time. Since 2009 there have been over 25+ Angry Brid games developed including several special edition spin-offs; the successful multigenerational franchise is filled with magical experiences in the physical and digital world ranging from VR, AR and beyond. Mobile gaming’s most beloved franchise is taking over the XR space.

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AR/VR Studio Dark Slope Pivots to Immersive Learning Amid Fresh Funding Round

Road to VR

million seed round brought along with it a content deal which saw the creation of a location-based VR game using Nathan Jurevicius’ graphic novel Scarygirl (2009) as its basis.

FORM’s Premium Goggles Introduce AR To The Swimming Pool

VRScout

Since the introduction of devices such as the Fitbit back in 2009 and the Apple Watch in 2014, the smart wearables market has gone from fantasy to reality, offering consumers a brand new, more convenient method for connecting with their digital lives. The $199 wearable tracks your performance and displays key information via a see-through overlay.

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'Six Days in Fallujah' is ready for its comeback. The question is, are we?

Mashable VR

Back in 2009, the world wasn't quite ready for a game set during the Iraq War. Well, times have changed. Atomic Games first announced Six Days in Fallujah as a third-person shooter set during a six-day span as the second battle of Fallujah unfolded in 2004.

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John Mulaney to host 'Saturday Night Live' on Halloween

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His 2018 appearance garnered an Emmy nomination (as did his writing for the show when he worked there from 2009 to 2012). John Mulaney will return to hosting Saturday Night Live in its final episode before the 2020 election.

Steve Carell and Rainn Wilson reunite to talk 'The Office,' the pandemic, and quarantine beards

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Calling all Office fans: Steve Carell is finally on Instagram! Well, sort of.

AR Virus Study

EonReality

The most recent, the 2009 swine flu pandemic, resulted in under a million deaths and is considered relatively mild.

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NASA would really like it if you stared at the moon on Saturday night

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Image: Lick Observatory via NASA NASA pitches the day as an international event, but the annual observance that's been happening every year since 2009 is sponsored by the U.S. Did you know that Sept. 26, 2020 is officially the date of the annual International Observe the Moon Night?

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LAPD used facial recognition software tied to wrongful arrests

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According to the Times , over 300 LAPD officers have access to facial recognition software, and the department used it almost 30,000 times between November of 2009 and September of this year.