Sat.Sep 11, 2021

How To Use Live Overlay On The Oculus Quest 2

VRScout

Learn how to take your VR gameplay videos to the next level on the Oculus Quest using this neat little feature.

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Mars? Old news. The next 10 years will be the decade of Venus

Digital Trends

In recent decades, space agencies have mostly been focused on visiting Mars -- but now their sights are shifting to Earth's other planetary neighbor: Venus. Features davinci+ Envision space Venus veritas

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How ROTU Brings Rhythm of the Universe’s Song Of Empathy And Nurture To VR

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We talk to Rotu’s Jason Parks about the developer’s big VR launch, Rhythm of the Universe: Ionia. The forest vibrates with song around you, as animals of all kinds follow their ancient rituals seemingly unimpeded.

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Enable these 3 easy Windows settings to drastically improve your PC’s security

Digital Trends

From ransomware and malware to viruses, a lot of things can go bad when you own a PC. Here are three settings you can change to improve security in Windows. Computing Microsoft Security Windows Windows 10 Windows 11

How Digital Transformation will Bend the Curve of the Linear Economy Toward the Circular

Speaker: Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Co-Founder & Managing Director of SmartNations Foundation, Jimmy Jia, Venture Partner at Pi Labs, Fabienne Durand, Senior Advisor to the SmartNations Foundation, & Roger Strukhoff, Executive Director of the Tau Institute

The Carbon Zero, Circular Economy, is easily the most profoundly important result of digital transformation. Industry 4.0 has a massively cumulative impact on dematerialization (in all forms) and resultant decarbonization (both emissions and embodied) throughout the economy. Join panelists Bruce Armstrong Taylor, Jimmy Jia, Fabienne Durand, and their moderator Roger Strukhoff as they discuss how bending the carbon/GHG heavy linear economy to the circular is one of the hidden benefits of digital disruption.

Peco Peco Adds 25 New Puzzles And Goes 50% Off For 5 Days

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Peco Peco added a new series of themed puzzles this week, alongside a 50% off promotion when your purchase the game through VR Collection. The new puzzles come as part of an update that adds a whole new series to the game, called In The Attic.

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Noun Town Brings Quirky Language Lessons To Quest, PC VR

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Ever wanted to be taught Spanish by a talking avocado? Well, Noun Town is the VR app for you! Noun Town is an upcoming VR app for Quest and PC VR that aims to teach you new languages using quirky and fun minigames set on a mysterious island filled with cute anthropomorphic objects.

There’s a weird asteroid shaped like a bone whipping around our sun

Digital Trends

Astronomers have got their closest look yet at an unusually shaped asteroid orbiting the sun in the asteroid belt between Jupiter and Mars. News asteroid space Very Large Telescope

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Apple: Don’t Attach Your iPhone to Motorcycles, Mopeds, or Scooters if You Want the Camera to Last

GizModo VR

Apple has a message for iPhone users with high-power motorcycles, mopeds, and scooters: Don’t attach your phone to them you value your camera. Read more. iphone mobile phones camera phone iphone hardware technology internet apple inc image stabilization iphone 6 ios

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Stars sparkle and shine in Hubble image of a distant globular cluster

Digital Trends

This week's Hubble image shows the globular cluster NGC 6717, located over 20,000 light-years away in the constellation of Sagittarius. News globular cluster Hubble space

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How to Train Employees 65% Faster With Virtual Reality

With a rapidly changing economy, Avangrid Renewables looked to virtual reality to develop a standardized form of immersive training in order to onboard and upskill technicians faster than ever before.

15 X-Files Guest Stars Who Helped Make the Show a Classic

GizModo VR

Sure, we love Mulder and Scully —as well as Skinner and even that pesky Cigarette Smoking Man.

Launch of SpaceX Inspiration4 mission pushed back by a day

Digital Trends

The crew of SpaceX's first all-civilian mission, Inspiration4, will wait a little longer to go into space as the mission launch has been delayed by a day. News inspiration4 space space tourism SpaceX

Batman: Wayne Family Adventures, DC's First Webtoon, Is a Delight

GizModo VR

There’s not a lot that surprises me about Batman comics anymore, but I did not expect to see the formerly dead, tortured soul/antihero Jason Todd lunge after a cookie.

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What Perseverance is learning from the two samples of Mars rock it has taken

Digital Trends

The Perseverance rover has collected two samples of martian rock, and NASA scientists have revealed what these samples can tell us about the history of Mars. News Mars NASA Perseverance space

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

Salesforce Will Help Employees Worried About Abortion Access Exit Texas

GizModo VR

Salesforce made one of the biggest moves in the tech industry in light of a highly restrictive Texas abortion law on Friday.

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If you still hate mobile games in 2021, you’re not playing enough of them

Digital Trends

The ongoing stigma around mobile gaming has only become sillier as the platform matures. Gaming News mobile gaming

In Ron's Gone Wrong, the Social Network Has Been Roboticized

GizModo VR

Those kids today. Always on their phones ! It seems like they’ve stopped talking to each other except through Instagram and TikTok and the Whozit and Whatevers. But what if. instead of phones, their social lives were conducted through adorable robots called B-Bots? Read more.

Microsoft Fall 2021 Surface Event: Everything we expect

Digital Trends

Be it a Surface Duo 2, a Surface Laptop Pro, or a new Surface Pro model, here's everything rumored to debut at Microsoft's fall Surface event. Computing Microsoft surface Surface Laptop Pro Surface Pro 8 Surface Pro X

How to use iOS text message effects on your iPhone

Mashable VR

Merely texting your friends without any effects is so boring in 2021. The time is now to figure out how to breathe some new life into your iMessage conversations. If you've got an iPhone, there are a handful of neat ways to add message effects to your texts in iMessage. The best part?

Why the rumored Apple Watch Series 7 redesign has me worried

Digital Trends

The Apple Watch Series 7 is rumored to get a complete redesign, and renders have got me a little worried about what that will mean for the wonderful wearable. Apple Mobile Opinion Wearables Apple Event September 2021 Apple Watch Series 7

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Hubble zooms in on a dazzling star cluster that looks like a frozen fireworks show

Mashable VR

Hubble's latest image share is a good one for fans of cosmic razzle-dazzle. You're seeing NGC 6717, a globular cluster that forms a piece of the constellation Sagittarius.

Why the rumored Apple Watch Series 7 redesign has me worried

Digital Trends

The Apple Watch Series 7 is rumored to get a complete redesign, and renders have got me a little worried about what that will mean for the wonderful wearable. Apple Mobile Opinion Wearables Apple Event September 2021 Apple Watch Series 7

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Facebook sure looks like it's getting into the debt collection business

Mashable VR

Facebook wants to help you get paid. Or so the company claimed in recent days, announcing a new program which essentially turns the social media giant into a debt collector. For a small fee, of course.

The best mini PCs for 2021

Digital Trends

Mini PCs are a compact computer solution that's easy to carry around while still supplying the performance busy users need. Here are our favorite models to try. Computing best mini PCs Best of mini PC models mini-PCs top mini PCs

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Miley Cyrus singing 'Nothing Else Matters' with Metallica is all chills

Mashable VR

Miley Cyrus can never seem to pass up an opportunity to rock out. And when she does, we all win.

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Releases Recap: September 6 – 10

Oculus

This week, we released a bunch of titles and updates across the Oculus Platform. Here’s a rundown of the highlights

Apple says you should keep your iPhone camera away from motorcycle engines

Mashable VR

This has gotta be one of the weirdest ways you can ruin an iPhone camera. Apple posted a new page to its support website warning iPhone owners to be careful about exposing their phones to the specific vibration frequencies found in "high-power or high-volume motorcycle engine."

iRobot is pretty sure its new Roomba won't smear dog poop all over your house

Mashable VR

They finally did it, folks. It's been five, long s**t-smeared years since the world was shocked to discover that iRobot's fancy robot vacuum cleaners were prone to tracking dog poop all over owners' homes.

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Discover what makes your dog unique with this DNA test on sale

Mashable VR

TL;DR: Learn more about your furry friend with the DNA My Dog Breed Identification Test , on sale for $59.99 — a 24% discount — as of Sept. Plus, you'll also earn a $20 store credit. Dogs are one of the most diverse species on the planet.

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