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Meta Is Working On A Digital Wallet For The Metaverse


The company will begin by changing ‘Facebook Pay’ to ‘Meta Pay.’ ’ Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg this week announced that the company is working on a digital wallet that will make it easier to spend and make money in the metaverse.

Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple Likely to Release Mixed Reality Headset in January 2023

Road to VR

Industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, a respected figure in all things Apple supply chain leaks, says the Cupertino tech giant is likely preparing to launch its long-rumored mixed reality headset early next year.

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SideQuest Can Now Be Accessed Inside Your VR Headset


The new update makes sideloading games and apps easier than ever. If you own a Meta Quest headset you’ve probably heard of SideQuest. The popular VR platform features a wide variety of unofficial games and apps as well as a number of useful tools for your headset.

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Are Flying Cars Coming Sooner Than We Expected?


Flying cars at one point seemed like a pie-in-the-sky dream, but there are companies working toward making them a reality. Are flying cars on the horizon? Cars Technology

Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

2022 Pride Month in the Metaverse


The metaverse is a very diverse place, and its denizens like to celebrate that. This month is Pride Month, and a lot of virtual worlds have hosted events, celebrations, and initiatives to show their inclusion and support. Here, we’ll look at a few of those seasonal events.

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XR Talks: Projecting Meta’s VR Road Map

AR Insider

What does Meta's VR road map look like? The company opened the curtain earlier this week with a look at several prototypes that signal its directions and technical challenges. We break it down for this week's XR Talks. This post appeared first on AR Insider. XR Talks

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This Hack Lets You Add Apple CarPlay To Your Tesla


There is an unofficial method for bringing Apple CarPlay to a Tesla vehicle, but it requires a knowledge of piddly fiddling with both software and hardware. Cars Technology

Installing Quest 2 Custom Homes & PC Game Ports Just Got Easier With SideQuest

Upload VR

SideQuest’s new in-headset app for Quest 2 and Quest streamlines the installation of custom home environments and popular community-made VR ports of classics like the original Doom, Quake, and Half-Life games.

The 15 Best Infiniti Cars Of All Time


Infiniti flies under the radar of many casual automotive fans, but the brand has actually released a collection of groundbreaking vehicles.

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.

Period apps in a post-Roe world: What you need to know

Mashable VR

In a historic 6-3 decision on June 24, the Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade , eliminating the constitutional right to abortion. Soon after the decision was announced, a worried call to action quickly arose online: Delete your period tracking apps.

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How To Get A Free $30 Credit For Amazon Prime Day 2022


Amazon has a pair of promotions that appear to deliver a total of $30 credit in time for Prime Day, but this money comes with some major caveats. News Technology

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Satirical VR Shooter, The American Dream, Hits Quest Next Week

Upload VR

Satirical VR shooter, The American Dream, arrives on Quest next week. Developer Samurai Punk will bring the game — which first launched on PC VR and PSVR back in 2018 — to the standalone headset on June 30. It will cost $14.99. Check out a trailer for the Quest version below.

Here's What Shopping Will Be Like In The Metaverse


The possibilites for what you can buy in the metaverse are endless, and brands are cashing in on users' desire to shop. Technology

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.

Compound Is Getting A Quest 2 Version, Too

Upload VR

Not only is excellent VR shooter, Compound, getting a full PC VR release soon – it’s coming to Quest 2, too. Developer Bevan McKechnie confirmed as much to UploadVR following the reveal of last week’s news that the full version of the game was nearing release on Steam.

A Bentley Icon Is Being Reborn In Painstaking Multi-Million Dollar Detail


The Speed Six is one of Bentley's most successful and iconic cars, and now the British motoring firm is bringing the stunning legend back to life. Cars News


Meta Pay to Support Third-Party Metaverse Services

XR Today - Virtual Reality

In a Facebook post this Wednesday, the CEO of Meta, Mark Zuckerberg , announced his firm would transition Facebook Pay into Meta Pay, a digital wallet for Metaverse services such as Horizon Worlds.

One Key Change Makes Blackmagic's Latest Camera $500 Cheaper


Blackmagic continues its line of high-powered cameras with an iteration of the Pocket Cinema Camera 6K that's $500 cheaper than its predecessor. News Technology

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.

Roe v. Wade is overturned. How to find a protest near you.

Mashable VR

Following the Supreme Court's move to overturn Roe v. Wade — a decision from a 6-3 majority, with all three of the court's liberal justices in dissent — people are already galvanizing to protest the decision that effectively ended the constitutional right to abortion.

Windows 11 Keyboard Shortcuts That Will Increase Productivity


There's no need to waste time writing out long commands or searching the web to figure out how to take a screenshot. Use these Windows 11 keyboard shortcutes. Technology

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Speed up your older iPhone with these simple tips and tricks

Digital Trends

Don't ditch your old iPhone just because it's not performing as well as it used to. Bring it back to life with these tips. Guides Mobile Apple iPhone old technology smartphone use tips and tricks

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Your PS5 HDR Settings Are Probably Wrong. Here's How To Get Them Right


If you have a modern television at home, chances are your PlayStation 5 is giving you instructions that don't use your TV's color capabilities to the fullest. Gaming

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.

I switched to a Chromebook for a week. Here’s what surprised me as a Windows user

Digital Trends

Despite being a longtime Windows user, I tried switching to a Chromebook as my main device for a week. Here's what happened. Computing Features Chrome OS Chromebook Chromebooks ChromeOS Google

12 best TV shows for adults on Disney+ (goodnight, kids)

Mashable VR

While Disney+ offers lots of TV shows aimed at kids, sometimes you just want to sit down and enjoy a solid series for your grownup self.right?

Pokemon Go Deino Field Notes guide

Digital Trends

Don't miss Deino! While some parts of the event won't be revealed until it starts, here's a guide on how to be fully prepared for when it drops in Pokemon Go. Gaming Guides mobile game Pokemon Pokemon GO Pokemon GO community day Pokemon Go Guide

Trumpet just became the first Bloodhound to ever win the Westminster Dog Show

Mashable VR

Trumpet the Bloodhound has been crowned Best in Show at the 2022 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show , becoming the first dog of his breed to ever be granted the title. It was already obvious that he is a very good boy, but now he has a ribbon to prove it.

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.