Sat.Jul 04, 2020

Alone Together: What I have learned organizing a big VR concert

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On June, 21th, in the occasion of the French Music Fest, there has been a virtual reality concert held by electronic music legend Jean-Michel Jarre.

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Emerging Post-Pandemic Innovations

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How Technology is helping us cope with the global coronavirus fallout. As COVID-19 sweeps through nations, quickly making established ways of working, studying, socializing, and conducting business impractical or even impossible, people turned to technological innovation for alternatives.

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Editorial: Iron Man VR Shows Why We Need PSVR 2 Sooner Rather Than Later

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By now there’s probably more than enough snappy Tony Stark quotes immortalized by Robert Downey Jr. that you could make an entire review of Iron Man VR just lifting from the movies.

Theatres and music festivals: Where VR works, and where it fails

Virtual Perceptions

Glastonbury Festival is a staple of the UK’s music culture. What was a massive festival where people partied and shared drugs, evolved into a massive festival where people partied and shared drugs secretly.

How Social VR Helped This Esports Player Overcome Social Anxiety

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Julian Apellanes was never comfortable going out of his house and although he struggled with issues like anxiety and depression, he didn’t want those things to define him. In a trend noticed by others, Apellanes has discovered a new path to reality through social VR.

Amateur astronomer discovers a brand new spot on Jupiter

Digital Trends

The new feature was imaged by NASA's Juno spacecraft. News citizen science Jupiter NASA solar system space

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Squid Are Nature's Fireworks

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Depending on where you live, you might have zero appetite for fireworks shows right now. It’s been a rough year, so why not unwind this Independence Day (or regular Saturday for non-Americans) with nature’s fireworks with the assorted creatures of the deep sea? Read more.

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Watch a flight over the stunning icy Korolev Crater on Mars

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The video is based on data from the Mars Express orbiter. News ESA Korolev crater Mars mars express space

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The Phineas and Ferb Movie Has a Release Date on Disney Plus

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Phineas and Ferb , the well-liked Disney cartoon with the extremely angular-headed protagonist, has been off the air for a solid five years now, which makes the impending release of a movie very welcome. Now that movie has a release date. Read more.

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AMD Ryzen and Radeon road map: 2020-21 and beyond

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AMD continues to wage war -- and win -- against Intel and Nvidia. Computing News AMD RDNA Ryzen Zen

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LinkedIn and Reddit Are The Latest Apps Found to be Snooping On Your Clipboards

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iOS 14’s new privacy feature has been snitching on a lot of snooping apps in recent days, raising concerns from users and hopefully inspiring the companies behind the apps to do something about it.

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Dell XPS 17 review: Leaving the MacBook Pro 16 in the dust

Digital Trends

The Dell XPS 17 is the largest, most expensive, and most powerful XPS laptop ever made. But does that make it good? Computing Dell XPS 17

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An American Pickle Is a Classic Immigrant Story, Except for the Pickle Thing

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We’ve all heard the story. A family comes from the old country. They work hard. They hope. They dream. One of them… gets preserved in pickle brine. Read more. an american pickle seth rogen simon rich eliot glazer hbo max hbo

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How To Watch UFC 251 Online: Live Stream Usman vs. Burns

Digital Trends

UFC 251 is coming to the new Fight Island, featuring an all-star main card. Here's how to watch UFC 251 online. Home Theater How-To News ESPN Plus UFC UFC 251 UFC 251: Usman vs. Burns

New Zealand Authorizes Several Film and TV Productions to Start Up, Including Lord of the Rings and Cowboy Bebop

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New Zealand is handling covid-19 better than most, with ongoing cases in the country down to a handful.

5 Microsoft Surface deals you can’t afford to miss this 4th of July

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Need a laptop for e-learning, productivity, or entertainment? Check out these five Microsoft Surface deals. Computing Deals Mobile 4th of July 2020 Amazon 2020 best buy 2020

How to enjoy the magic of 'Hamilton' without Disney+

Mashable VR

Hamilton is here for Disney+ subscribers. Thanks to the COViD-19 pandemic, Broadway will remain shut down through at least the beginning of 2021. But theater fans who subscribe to Disney+ received a gift on Friday in the form of a filmed version of Hamilton from 2016, featuring the original cast.

This planet is hotter than a star and has four seasons every 36 hours

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The weirdness factor is high' with KELT-9 b. News exoplanets kelt-9 b NASA space tess

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8 popular Disney movies on Netflix that you can watch right now

Mashable VR

If you haven't subscribed to Disney+ but are missing those magical movies, you'll be glad to know that Netflix is still showing a handful of Disney films. The streaming service offers a varied collection of Disney features, from traditional animations to newer live-action hits.

Death threats against The Last of Us Part II voice actor reveals the worst of us

Digital Trends

Laura Bailey is being threatened over the actions of her character, Abby. Gaming News Naughty Dog The Last of Us Part II

Bill Pullman invokes 'Independence Day' in a PSA for responsible mask-wearing

Mashable VR

Bill Pullman wants you all to wear your masks on this pandemic-stricken Fourth of July. Call them "Freedom Masks" if that makes it an easier pill to swallow. It's accurate, even! If enough people wear masks that we can beat this pandemic back, we may get to enjoy some of our basic freedoms again.

LinkedIn, Reddit discovered by iOS 14 copying clipboard’s contents

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This comes months after TikTok was found with the same issue. Apple Mobile News iOS iOS 14 LinkedIn

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Joey Chestnut emerges again as the Nathan's hot dog champion

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Despite the coronavirus, competitive hot dog eating is still on. Competitive eater Joey Chestnut did not disappoint at the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest for 2020, where he scarfed down 75 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes, breaking his 2018 record of 74 hot dogs and buns in the same time period.

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The best text messaging apps for Android and iOS

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We have the best messaging apps that allow you to share photos and documents, send text messages, and more. Android Apple Mobile Apps Best of iOS Messaging Tier 4

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18 things you won't remember happened in 2020

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Congratulations! You've survived the first half of 2020! Does the idea of there being a full six months left in this godforsaken year make you want to violently vomit? Yeah.us Emotionally speaking, the first half of 2020 has lasted approximately six months and 487 years.

Horizon Zero Dawn launches for PC on August 7 with unlocked framerates

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It launch on Steam and the Epic Games Store. Gaming News Epic Games Store Horizon: Zero Dawn Steam

Brie Larson celebrated her YouTube launch with a trip to the 'Hot Ones' gauntlet

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Hot Ones is back. The popular YouTube series, hosted by Sean Evans, challenges celebrities to eat increasingly spicy hot sauces as they field an array of deep-diving questions, is back. The guest? Captain Marvel herself, Brie Larson.

5 laptop deals you can’t afford to miss this 4th of July

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Get the Apple MacBook Air, Asus Zenbook 14, Dell XPS 13, and HP 14-DK1003DX and Envy x360 laptops today starting from just $240 this 4th of July. Apple Computing Deals 4th of July 2020 Apple MacBook Air Asus Zenbook 14 Dell XPS 13 HP 14-DK1003DX HP Envy x360 laptop deals

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LinkedIn says its extra intense clipboard snooping in iOS is a bug

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LinkedIn's iOS app has taken the ongoing issue of snooping at users' clipboards to whole, new level. The company has already said it's a mistake that will be fixed.

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Best Buy 4th of July Sale 2020: 5 tech deals you can’t afford to miss

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We’ve rounded up the five best tech deals from the Best Buy 4th of July Sale that you can't afford to miss. Apple Computing Deals Home Theater Smart Home Wearables 4th of July 2020 Best Buy July 4 2020

This face mask has a zipper, lets you eat and drink without taking it off

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TL;DR: Stay (relatively) protected (while still being able to eat and drink) with a zippered face cover for $26.99, a 22% savings as of July 4. Unless you're living under a news-free rock, you know that cities everywhere are seeing spikes in coronavirus cases.

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