Sat.Jun 27, 2020

Enjoy Fourth Of July Fireworks From Home With This Free AR Experience

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Log into the TotalAR app on July 4th for a 12-minute spectacle delivered straight to your doorstep. Ohio-based immersive technology developer Holopundits isn’t about to let the COVID-19 outbreak stop you from enjoying this year’s Fourth of July festivities.

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‘In Death: Unchained’ Brings Its Devilish Bow-shooting to Quest July 23rd

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In Death (2018), the fiendishly difficult bow-shooting roguelite, is getting its Oculus Quest version on July 23rd. Originally created by Sólfar Studios and adapted to Quest by Superbright VR, In Death: Unchained is slated plop you down into Heaven, Purgatory, and Hell.

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Editorial: Microsoft Partnering With Facebook Gaming Could Be Big For Xbox VR

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Earlier this week Microsoft revealed they were ending the Mixer streaming platform and partnering with Facebook Gaming instead. Could this potentially mean big things for Xbox VR support finally via a relationship with Facebook-owned Oculus?

American Airlines Throws Out Social Distancing Measures During Pandemic

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Although the U.S. is still in the middle of a raging coronavirus pandemic that is breaking records in states like Texas and Florida and getting us banned from visiting Europe , American Airlines has decided to throw out social distancing measures on its planes.

The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners Is Already On Sale On PSVR

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The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinner’s ace PSVR port is just over a month old, but you can already save a tidy sum in this sale. Both the Tourist and Standard Editions of the game are on sale on both the US and EU PlayStation Stores.

The Simpsons and Family Guy Will Also Recast Their Black Characters With Black Actors

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The animation industry is currently going through a small reckoning as it finally, finally, really, finally seems to realize that its characters of color could be voiced by actors of color just as easily as white ones. Read more.

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St. Louis Mayor Says Sorry for Doxing Protesters During Livestreamed Q&A

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The mayor of St. Louis is being put on blast for reading out the full names and street addresses of demonstrators who want to defund the police during a Friday briefing on Facebook Live.

Spacewalk astronaut snaps Crew Dragon photo as possible return date named

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The Crew Dragon will carry astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley back to Earth. News bob behnken chris cassidy crew dragon NASA space spacewalk SpaceX

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Kids See Ghosts Is a New Animated Series Starring Kid Cudi and Kanye West

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At least, that seems to be the case? It’s all a little unclear. But it does look real nice. Read more. kids see ghosts kanye west kid cudi takashi murakami

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Gene-edited mosquitoes are ready for the U.S. — but is the U.S. ready for them?

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It could curb the spread of disease, but some worry it'll do more harm than good. Features Health & Fitness genetic modification genetically modified mosquitoes Oxitec

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Twitter: Sorry for Putting Covid-19 Misinformation Labels on Your 'Oxygen' Tweets

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It’s not always easy to do the right thing in tech, and it can lead to some embarrassing (and funny) mistakes. Just ask Twitter. Read more. 5g coronavirus covid 19 twitter misinformation

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Colliding black holes could explode in epic light flares

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Weird things happen when black holes merge. News black holes gravitational waves space zwicky transient facility

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This Group Got Tech Twitter Hyped on an App That Doesn't Exist to Raise Money for BLM Charities

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Leveraging FOMO to get people to donate to meaningful causes is the best thing to come out of 2020 yet. Read more. it is what it is twitter memes tiktok black lives matter george floyd george floyd protests

Los Angeles-based Czinger is 3D-printing a 1,232-hp hybrid hypercar

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The 3D-printed parts stand out with beautiful, sculpture-like shapes. Cars Features 3D printing Czinger Hybrid Cars Hypercars supercars

HTC’s Vive X Incubator Backs 7 New Startups, Focuses On Enterprise XR

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Back in 2016, HTC created a $100 million fund for VR startups called Vive X , hoping to grow both applications and use cases for its then-new Vive VR headset.

This exoplanet whizzes around its star once a week and is bombarded by flares

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There's a lot of drama going on around baby star AU Mic. News exoplanets NASA space Spitzer Space Telescope tess

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The Second Season of The Boys Is Coming to Amazon Prime on September 4th

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Insert superlatives and profanity here. Read more. the boys karl urban aya cash jack quaid amazon prime amazon studios garth ennis

ATSC 3.0: Everything you need to know about broadcast TV’s next big thing

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Dolby Atmos? Yes, yes, and yes. Free TV is about to get a big upgrade. Here's what you need to know. Home Theater Movies & TV 4K TV 4K UHD TV ATSC ATSC 3.0 broadcast TV Tier 4

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Mixer’s Sudden Shutdown Has Streamers Scrambling To Reboot Their Careers On Twitch

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Earlier this week, Microsoft abruptly announced that its game-centric livestreaming platform, Mixer, is not long for this world. After paying top dollar to scoop up household names like Tyler “Ninja” Blevins and Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek last year, Mixer will be no more as of next month.

A portless iPhone will be a major shake-up for the smart home

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Your home will have to adapt if a portless iPhone is released. Apple Mobile Opinion Smart Home apple iphone 12 iPhone 12 portless iPhone smart home

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NASA designed a vibrating necklace to help you stop touching your face

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If you still can't stop touching your face as the coronavirus outbreak drags on, NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab has a wearable for you. The PULSE is a pendant that you can hang from your neck like a necklace, but it's not just decorative. When your hand gets close to the device it starts to vibrate.

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Metal Slug mobile game in the works from Pokémon Unite developer

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The game is currently known as Metal Slug Code: J. Gaming News metal slug SNK Tencent Timi Studios

Tesla (and other electric truck competitors) just got good news

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Elon Musk may have threatened to remove his Tesla electric vehicles factories from California for its aggressive pandemic policies, but he'd better start thanking the state for its progressive environmental policies.

Locked Twitter account sparks hope for new Prince of Persia game

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The Twitter account fuels rumors that a new game is on the way. Gaming News Prince of Persia Twitter Ubisoft

4 ways to be an ally to bisexual people

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Mashable is celebrating Pride Month by exploring the modern LGBTQ world, from the people who make up the community to the spaces where they congregate, both online and off. Dr. Lauren Beach was 14 years old when she/they first came out as bisexual.

Best board games 2020: For adults, families, two players, and more

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Video games? Who needs them when you and your friends can gather around a table and play some board games? Buying Guides Gaming Best of board games card games Codenames Settlers of Catan Tier 4

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'The Simpsons' will no longer use white actors for BIPOC characters

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The Simpsons is getting with the times. Moving forward, The Simpsons will no longer have White actors voice non-White characters," said a statement from the show's producers, released Friday (h/t The Hollywood Reporter ).

How to watch the 24-hour Global Pride event live on Saturday

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24 hours of music, talks, and drag. News global pride how to watch pride

Zac Efron wants to travel the world (and maybe save it) in new Netflix show

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Zac Efron isn't acting in his new Netflix show. He's hosting a travel series called Down to Earth, which seems like it'll be a mix of a food diary and an environmental documentary. While not exactly what you'd expect from Efron, the preview looks pretty entertaining.

Facebook starts rolling out Dark Mode feature to iOS devices

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Dark Mode may be activated through the Settings & Privacy menu. Mobile News Social Media Dark Mode Facebook iOS

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Twitter admits it went too far with '5G causes COVID-19' fact-check labels

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Even Twitter admits it was too heavy-handed with its misinformation labels for posts about COVID-19, especially those about the unproven connection between coronavirus infections and 5G cellular connectivity.

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