Thu.Jan 20, 2022

Skyrim VR Looks Even Better As A Comic Book

VRScout

VR mods bring the popular VR game to life in a whole new light. I know what you’re thinking: “another story about Skyrim ? Really?”

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New Feature in Quest Update Could Bolster WebXR Use

Road to VR

Meta is rolling out update v37 for Oculus Quest and Quest 2 bringing quality-of-life improvements like interface tweaks and tracking support for the Apple Magic Keyboard.

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Sundance 2022 In VR: What To Check Out

VRScout

Another year, another stellar lineup of ground-breaking VR and AR projects. Today marks the start of the 2022 Sundance Film Festival, kicking off nine days of incredible films premieres, conversations, and immersive experiences.

Real-World Applications and Benefits of AR Cloud

ARPost

Augmented reality cloud or AR cloud is posed as the next big thing for augmented reality and the experiences it can deliver. It provides users with a more immersive way of engaging with and searching for information.

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Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

How Can AR Unlock Immersive Education?

AR Insider

AR is finding all kinds of use cases and points of value – from immersive shopping to enterprise productivity. But what about education and immersive learning? We examine the ways it can add value to the classroom. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors

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Reality Bytes: Microsoft, Netflix & Nordic Track

AR Insider

What are the biggest insights and observations in AR and adjacent sectors this week? Welcome to Reality Bytes, featuring lightning-round video commentary from AR Insider partner, M7 Innovations. This post appeared first on AR Insider. Commentary Reality Bytes

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Elon Musk asked to help Tonga reconnect to the internet

Digital Trends

A New Zealand lawmaker has asked SpaceX chief Elon Musk to help reconnect Tonga to the internet after Saturday's volcanic eruption knocked it offline. News Elon Musk Internet SpaceX Starlink tonga

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“Embrace the chaos” is my new mantra as a VR entrepreneur

The Ghost Howls

Today I feel like writing a post that is less on the tech side, and more on the entrepreneurial side of VR, something that talks about my experience working as an entrepreneur/freelancer in this field.

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AMD employee explains why the RX 6500 XT performs so poorly

Digital Trends

AMD's new Radeon RX 6500 XT has largely been deemed underwhelming. An AMD employee explained why the new GPU is performing so poorly. Computing News AMD AMD graphics cards amd radeon AMD RX 6500XT GPU

The Key to Getting the Best Out of Video-Based Practice & Coaching

Speaker: Micah Eppler, Account Executive for Rehearsal of eLearning Brothers

Join Micah Eppler from eLearning Brothers to see hands-on examples of how organizations are transforming outcomes with video-based training strategies.

Intel’s Next Gen Bitcoin ASIC called BZM2: Built on 7nm, 137 GigaHash/sec at 2.5 W

Anand Tech

It has been noted in the media that at the upcoming ISSCC conference at the end of February, Intel is set to give a talk entitled ‘Bonanza Mine: An Ultra-Low Voltage Energy Efficient Bitcoin Mining ASIC’ It already has a lot of attention, as it confirms the fact that Intel is working towards blockchain-enabling hardware.

World’s first Wi-Fi 7 demo runs 2.4x faster than Wi-Fi 6

Digital Trends

MediaTek has confirmed it has completed the world's first live demo of Wi-Fi 7 technology, with Wi-Fi 7 products are expected to become available in 2023. Computing News broadband Internet mediatek Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 7

This Week In XR: Microsoft’s New Metaverse Play, Apple Delays, And Google’s AR Skunkworks

Charlie Fink

Meta isn’t the only company spending billions on XR. Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Business /business Media /media technology

Call of Duty will remain on PlayStation … for now

Digital Trends

Microsoft confirmed that it will honor Activision Blizzard's agreements and keep Call of Duty on PlayStation consoles. Gaming News Activision Bizzard Microsoft microsoft xbox

Immersing the Curious Mind in VR: Why You’re Missing Out on Proven ROI!

Speaker: John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO, CenarioVR® Creator

Join John Blackmon, eLearning Brothers CTO and creator of the award-winning VR course builder CenarioVR®, to find out why organizations choose immersive learning and how they've used innovative approaches.

Senate Committee Passes Tech Antitrust Bill That's Making Apple and Google Lose Their Minds

GizModo VR

Legislative efforts to rein in Big Tech’s alleged anti-competitive, self-preferential business practices took a big step forward on Thursday as a bipartisan group of lawmakers on the Senate Judiciary Committee voted overwhelmingly (16-6) in favor of advancing new antitrust legislation.

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Critical Mac update fixes Safari bug that leaks user data

Digital Trends

A critical bug has been discovered in Safari that could leak user personal data. The good news is a fix is fast on its way. Here’s what you need to know. Apple Computing iOS iPhone Mac MacOS Safari

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The Book of Boba Fett Is Making Me Feel Real Weird About Attack of the Clones

GizModo VR

It turns out the Tuskens are a complicated people. The native Tatooinians typified as evil savages in the early Star Wars films have been revealed to be so much more, thanks to TV series The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett.

Next-gen AirPods could let others override your ANC

Digital Trends

A recently spotted patent application shows that your next AirPods could be smart enough to know when your noise cancellation should be turned off. Home Theater News Active Noise Cancellation AirPods Apple noise canceling true wireless earbuds patents

Everyone Wins! How Games Can Improve Learning Outcomes Across Multiple Generations

Speaker: Stephen Baer, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Game Agency

Nearly 70% of American adults play video games. Stephen Baer, Chief Creative Officer at The Game Agency, will discuss each generation’s unique learning styles and identify game types that appeal to each one and improve your learning outcomes.

Ready for Google Glass, Round Two?

GizModo VR

With every tech giant from Apple to Microsoft to Amazon rumored to be developing a pair of augmented reality glasses or mixed reality headset, we’ve been wondering whether Google was planning to wade back into consumer headsets.

Dell slashed $1,000 off this Alienware laptop today!

Digital Trends

This amazing Alienware m15 R4 is only going for $1,500, down from $2,500, an amazing offer you should grab while it lasts! Computing Deals Alienware m15 R4 Alienware m15 R4 deals computing deals Dell 2022

Have You Welcomed Little Archie Into Your Heart?

GizModo VR

The Riverdale incarnation of Archie Comics is so popular, it can be tough sometimes to remember that the original Archie rarely if ever dealt with serial killers , ritual sacrifice , and whatever the hell this was.

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Joshua Jackson to star in Fatal Attraction series on Paramount+

Digital Trends

Paramount+ has lined up The Affair star Joshua Jackson to headline the upcoming reimagining of the classic 1980s thriller Fatal Attraction as a TV series. Movies & TV News fatal attraction Glenn Close Joshua Jackson lizzy caplan Michael Douglas paramount plus

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.

Webb Space Telescope’s Mirrors Are Fully Deployed

GizModo VR

The Webb Space Telescope completed its complex mirror deployment this week, and the observatory is getting tantalizingly close to completing its journey to L2, where it will orbit the Sun a million miles away from Earth. Read more.

Squid Game, Witcher lead Netflix to 222 million subscriptions

Digital Trends

Netflix rode to more than 221 million subscriptions worldwide in the fourth quarter of 2021 behind hits like Squid Game and The Witcher. Home Theater Movies & TV Netflix

Samsung Teases Its Next Phone, the Second Coming of the Galaxy Note

GizModo VR

We’re still waiting for the full details of Samsung’s next Unpacked event, which will take place next month. But there’s good news for anyone who’s been missing the company’s Galaxy Note: Samsung just teased its return, though it will be a different device than what you might expect. Read more.

Samsung confirms February Unpacked event for Galaxy S22

Digital Trends

Samsung has finally confirmed the rumors about a February Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event in 2022. We're almost certain to see the S22 and other devices. Mobile News Samsung Galaxy S22 Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 Samsung Galaxy Unpacked February 2022

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.