Sat.Sep 12, 2020

Venice VR Curators Offer A Behind-The-Scenes Look At This Year’s Incredible Projects


Venice VR Expanded at the 77th LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA is coming to a close today, having accomplished extraordinary feats in creative innovation.

Best Of Venice VR 2020: Oculus Quest Impressions

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The 77th Venice International Film Festival is currently in full swing, with a big offering of virtual experiences this year as part of Venice VR Expanded.

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Each Episode of Lovecraft Country Now Comes With a Syllabus

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Lovecraft Country has as lot of powerful, distinct intersections with Black history, looking at the Black experience in the United States during the time in which it’s set through the lens of horror.

XRSI Releases 45-Page VR/AR Privacy Framework Due To Urgent Industry Need

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Virtual and augmented reality technologies have continued to improve at a brisk pace, with Facebook’s Oculus Quest VR headset and Nreal’s Light AR glasses setting new standards for mobility and comfort.

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Australia Burned Under a Haze of Misinformation Earlier This Year. The U.S. Is Next.

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In January, I watched Australia burn from a distance, gripped with anxiety and sadness. Only a few months after I moved to Norway, the most terrifying firestorms the country has ever encountered tore through the land. Read more

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Facebook Finally Cracks Down on Bogus Propaganda About Oregon Wildfires

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As emergency responders in Oregon struggle to contain a record 900,000 acres of wildfires across the state, local police have been fighting to contain a torrent of bogus rumors spreading online.

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Rocket startup Astra makes its first launch but fails to reach orbit

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The Astra rocket, code named Rocket 3.1, launched successfully but failed to reach orbit due to a problem during the first stage burn. News Astra breaking twitter Rocket space


What to Expect from Apple's September Event (Hint: Maybe No iPhones)

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Since the very beginning of time, which has lost all meaning at this point, almost every September has delivered a new iPhone. It’s possible that Apple’s event next week will also deliver a new iPhone, but for the first time in many moons, we may not see a phone. Read more.

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Nvidia reportedly close to sealing more than $40 billion deal to buy ARM

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Nvidia is reportedly finalizing the purchase of chip designer ARM from SoftBank for more than $40 billion, with the deal potentially closing early next week. Computing Gaming News ARM breaking twitter Nvidia SoftBank

California Passes Law to Help Inmate Firefighters Pursue Professional Careers in the Field

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Amid the flames ravaging the state, California on Friday finally took a step to recognize the important contributions made by incarcerated firefighters over the years.

The best cheap tablets under $200

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We take a look at the best cheap 7-10-inch tablets available. All can be snapped up for $200 or less. We have options from Amazon, Lenovo, Samsung, and Asus. Android Buying Guides Mobile Best of budget tablet cheap tablets Google Tablets Tier 4

Three Electrostatic Motors Almost Make This Pricey Watch Worth It

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The 1960s were an interstitial time when it came to technology.

Best Prime Day smartphone deals 2020: What to expect

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Prime Day Deals are really extraordinary, featuring some of the hottest tech out there, including smartphones. Android Apple Deals Mobile Prime Day 2020 smartphone deals

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Doom Patrol Has Been Renewed For a Third Season on HBO Max

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Praise the patron saint of fuckup superheroes, Doom Patrol isn’t over just yet. Read more. doom patrol hbo max dc universe warner bros dc fandome dc brendan fraser matt bomer

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How to blur your house on Google Street View (and why you should)

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Google Street View offers up a window to the world in all its bizarre , intimate , and often raw glory. That window just so happens to peek into your home, as well.

Legends of Tomorrow's Season 6 Has Found Its Guide to the Wide World of Aliens

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The Legends have fought time-displaced historical leaders, magical creatures, and the greatest villains of all time—maybe it’s time for them to face something a little more out of this world.

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Starbucks makes 'strawless' lids standard in North America to cut down on waste

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Whether it actually makes a big difference or not, Starbucks took another step toward getting rid of plastic straws on Thursday. The massive coffeehouse chain announced that clear plastic "strawless" lids would be the standard going forward in North America for tea, iced coffee, and espresso drinks.

The Next PS5 Showcase Event Is On September 16

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Today, Sony announced that they have one last Playstation 5 showcase event before the console launches this holiday. This next event will be about 40 minutes long and will air on September 16 at 4 PM ET. Read more. ps5 playstation 5 playstation showcase kotakucore

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How to send large files for free

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Need to transfer a pretty hefty file online, but don't know how? We've put together this guide to cover the simplest, most effective, and most secure methods. Computing How-To Web cloud storage FTP Google Drive send large files Tier 4

Next Google Nest thermostat might support motion gestures, just like the Pixel 4

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Folks who like to use Google technology to regulate the temperature in their homes might have a strange new way to do that soon. Droid-Life spotted an FCC filing that appears to be for a new Nest Thermostat.

Upgrade your home gym with these fitness essentials

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Best Buy is offering discounts on fitness equipment to bring the benefits of working out to you at your home. Deals Health & Fitness Best Buy 2020 Bowflex deals Fitbit deals health and fitness deals Home Gym Deals smart dumbbell smart watch deals sponsored treadmill


Apple goes to war with video game streaming platforms in App Store rules update

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The video game industry is none too pleased with Apple right now.

How visual effects made Mulan’s battles bigger and its hero fly higher

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Disney's Mulan has epic battles, spectacular choreography, and beautiful sets, and they all benefited from the work of its talented visual effects team. Movies & TV Mulan VFX


Peek into the guts of Microsoft's dual screen Surface Duo

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Is it really a fancy new piece of tech if someone hasn't torn it to pieces and shown you the insides in a teardown video? If that's the metric we're using, then Microsoft's Surface Duo, which released on Sept. 10 , has officially arrived.

How to check your PC’s frame rate when playing video games

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Wondering how to check your PC's frame rate when playing video games? You probably already have a tool from AMD, Nvidia, or Windows already installed. Computing Gaming fps framerate fraps PC PC Gaming

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8 of the best trippy, stoner titles to mellow out to on Netflix

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Sony sets next PlayStation 5 showcase on September 16: Here’s how to watch

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The next PlayStation 5 showcase is set for September 16 on Twitch and YouTube. The event will focus on games for the console, but it may also reveal its price. Gaming News breaking twitter PlayStation 5 Sony

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Steve Martin has the perfect solution for attention-starved celebs during this pandemic

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Tom Hanks is the one who tends to dominate the "this actor is a national treasure" conversation, but let's not forget about Steve Martin. The legendary comic, actor, writer, and banjo player is feeling frustrated. He's a famous guy, you know.


Saturday's Best Deals: TaoTronics Heater And Fan, 16-Piece Wanbasion Knife Set, JACHS NY Men's Tech Shirts, Luxury Hotel Pillows, 2K Webcam, Waterproof Facial Massagers, and More

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A TaoTronics ceramic heater and oscillating fan , a set of Wanbasion knives , a cheap 2K webcam , a Cornbread Hemp CBD sitewide sale , men’s short and long sleeve JACHS NY tech shirts , luxury hypoallergenic pillows, and a waterproof facial cleansing brush electric massager lead Saturday’s best deals. Read more. kinja deals deals


Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2 review: The foldable we all want but don't need. yet

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Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 2. 1,999.99. View Product. The Good. Robust cover display functionality • Sleek and durable design • Very capable cameras • Improved display with 120Hz refresh rate. The Bad. Way too expensive • Thick and heavy build. The Bottom Line.