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Kai XR: Bringing VR To The Classroom, One Headset At A Time


Kai XR offers students a unique look into their futures. Kai Frazier is a woman on a mission who wants to know why we aren’t building technology for children. The dedicated Techstars entrepreneur has always shown a passion for the difficult, yet rewarding work of teaching students.

Hitman VR Might Mean More For PSVR Than You Realize

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Last Thursday’s State Of Play event held a welcome surprise for PSVR owners: Hitman 3 is coming to the headset. But, while IO Interactive’s announcement might seem simple enough on the surface, the wording around it creates an interesting situation. Hitman 3 is coming to both PS4 and PS5 in January 2021 (and other platforms, but it looks like VR support is exclusive to PlayStation).

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The best video games for kids

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Not every game is a gritty military shooter. Here are more than 30 games perfect for kids and parents alike. Buying Guides Gaming Best of Games for kids kids games Tier 4 Video Games

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Top 5 Best VR FPS And Shooter Games Available On Oculus Quest

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Looking for a summary of the best VR FPS and shooter games available on Oculus Quest? We’ve got you covered — here’s our top five. More than a year after launch, the Oculus Quest library is only growing larger and stronger by the day , with a few options available in most genres. For first-person shooter fans, we’ve put together this eclectic list of shooters available on Quest.

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Amazon Might Be Gobbling Up Your Neighborhood's Dying Mall Next

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E-commerce, one of the most-cited culprits behind America’s dying malls, may soon become the mall. Cue The X-Files theme music. Read more. another one bites the dust amazon malls dead malls simon property group jcpenney sears

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Jason Bateman Will Adapt Superworld, a Story Where Everyone Has Superpowers Except One Guy

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That dude seems very unlucky, honestly. Read more. superworld jason bateman mark perez gus krieger warner bros


Cuba is getting a crash course in internet culture — and it’s changing everything

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Those changes have had both positive and negative effects. Features Cuba digital culture Travel

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Why Some of You Might Be Seeing a New ‘Quotes’ Section Underneath Tweets

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Apparently, some more metrics on our tweets is exactly what is missing from our lives during a global pandemic. Or at least that’s what Twitter thinks. Read more. twitter retweets misinformation social media


Hyundai launching all-electric brand, with three models on the way

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Two of the three Ioniq models will be based on previous concept cars. Cars News electric cars Hyundai Ioniq


Robert Pattinson Tried to Lie His Way Off the Tenet Set for His The Batman Screen Test

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Ah, but Christopher Nolan, he is a man wise to deception. Fooling the creator of Memento? Not so easy. Read more. the batman tenet robert pattinson christopher nolan warner bros dc entertainment

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How to fight information overload, but still stay informed

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Don't worry, we won't ask you to delete your favorite apps. Features Web information Social Media tips

This Cast Photo Brings Together the Ragtag Heroes of BBC's The Watch

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This is not a Discworld adaptation you’ve seen before. Read more. the watch discworld terry pratchett bbc bbc america

PlayStation 5 to outsell Xbox Series X by 2-to-1 margin, predicts research firm

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DFC Intelligence expects the PS5 to sell more than 100 million units. Gaming News breaking twitter PlayStation 5 Xbox Series X

Klout Founder Tells the Slightly Dirty Secret of His Success

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Klout, a website that defined the unctuous early days of social media, used to rate you based on your online presence. In its heyday, a high Klout score could get you special privileges - maybe a free soda - and bragging rights at the Rosewood hotel, the literal Hotel California where VCs checked you into their funds… Read more. klout twitter startups

NASA’s InSight lander shows what’s beneath Mars’ surface

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Scientists discovered the depths of three Martian subsurface boundaries. News breaking twitter Insight Mars NASA space


Amazon looks to turn malls into fulfillment centers, report says

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Amazon might have a use for your crumbling neighborhood mall, even if you don't. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal , the ecommerce giant is currently in talks to turn scores of rapidly emptying J.C. Penny and Sears mall locations into scaled-down fulfillment centers Simon Property Group , which owns malls across the county, even pre-Pandemic allegedly sought to bring Amazon into at least some of its many locations across the country.

Huawei says it’s running out of smartphone processors due to U.S. sanctions

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The U.S.-China China trade war is taking a toll. News breaking twitter Huawei Mobile processors u.s. sanctions

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You win, internet. Iceland's Eurovision contestant finally covers Netflix's 'Eurovision' novelty hit

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If you haven't yet watched Netflix 's Eurovision , first of all: What are you doing? Do you hate joy? If you have seen, then you know that one of the best parts of the movie (aside from literally everything Dan Stevens was doing), is the terrible-but-great novelty song "Jaja Ding Dong" that the crowd insists Will Ferrell and Rachel McAdams perform on demand. It's no surprise, then, that people have been clamoring for Iceland's real Eurovision 2020 contestant Daði Freyr to cover the tune.

Amazon may have big plans for some Sears and JC Penney sites

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Amazon is considering setting up distribution hubs inside ailing shopping malls. News Amazon breaking twitter e-commerce jc peney JC Penney Online Shopping Sears

This 11-course coding bootcamp could be the first step to a new career

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TL;DR: Learn more about the foundations of coding with the 2020 Ultimate Web Developer and Design Bootcamp bundle for $39.99, a 98% savings as of Aug. The year 2020 : what an absolute doozy. Hopefully, your job is steady despite the circumstances — and cutting it for you in terms of salary and fulfillment. But if that's not the case, you may need to beef up your résumé a little to make it shine for (better paying) potential employers.

Android 10’s Live Caption is coming to phone calls. Here’s how to use it

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Android 10 allows you to caption videos and audio on certain Pixel phones. Here's how to use Live Caption. Android How-To Mobile Android 10 Live Caption

Twitter is testing a new 'Quotes' counter

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Twitter might make it easier for users to view quote retweets. The social network confirmed to The Verge over the weekend that it's testing a new feature. For some people, quote retweets now appear as "Quotes" under tweets, with their own counter, similar to how the number of retweets and likes are displayed. Twitter updated the iOS app in May to allow users to delineate between quote retweets and regular retweets if they tap the "Retweets" counter.


Marvel’s Avengers creative director keeps door open for addition of X-Men

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The game's creative director said its license extends to all of Marvel's history. Gaming News breaking twitter Crystal Dynamics Marvel's Avengers Square Enix X-Men

Select Versions Of The Digimon Tamagotchis Are Discounted, Grab One And Relive Some Childhood Trauma

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Digimon Digivice Virtual Pet - Translucent Green | $18 | Amazon Digimon Digivice Virtual Pet - Blue | $18 | Amazon Digimon Digivice Virtual Pet - Yellow | $19 | Amazon Read more. kinja deals deals

Kate Bishop, She-Hulk, War Machine spotted in Marvel’s Avengers beta files

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The three characters may be playable heroes or skins. Gaming News breaking twitter Crystal Dynamics Marvel Marvel's Avengers Square Enix

Improve your memory with this heavily discounted course

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TL;DR: The Ultimate Memory Mastery bundle is on sale for £15.27 as of August 10, saving you 98% on list price. While spending your weekend wiling away the hours on a Netflix binge certainly sounds nice, it may not be the most productive use of your time. Crazy, right? Perhaps you'd like to increase your attention span, focus, and memory instead? The Ultimate Memory Mastery bundle can help. SEE ALSO: Learn to code with this developer certification bundle.

Street Fighter producer Yoshinori Ono to leave Capcom after almost 30 years

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He believes in the new generation of Capcom staff. Gaming News breaking twitter Capcom street fighter v Street Fighter VI

35 educational toys and games on sale this weekend

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Running out of things to do with your kids? Terrified of what the fall will look like? We hear you. Here are 35 toys, accessories, and learning kits on sale for a limited time that will keep them stimulated while at home. Tangiplay: Tangible Coding Toys and Interactive Puzzle Solving Games for Kids. With over 120 puzzles, Tangiplay will allow your kids to practice their spatial, computational, and creative thinking.

The worst Apple Watch problems, and how to fix them

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We offer workarounds, solutions, and troubleshooting for the glitches, issues, and problems customers face. Apple Mobile Wearables Apple Watch Tier 4

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35 amazing deals on headphones and earbuds this weekend

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From listening to your boss talk about next quarter's targets over Zoom to drowning out the world with your soothing playlists, you need a reliable pair of headphones to get you through. We're here to help. We've rounded up some of the best deals this weekend from top tier brands like Sony, Skull Candy, Beats, Sennheiser, and even Marshall to help you find your next pair: TREBLAB. TREBLAB Z2 Bluetooth 5.0 Noise-Cancelling Headphones.

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