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Beat Saber Teases Mysterious New Block Type

VRScout

Speculation is already rampant. This week developer Beat Games teased a new block type on its way to the ultra-popular VR rhythm game Beat Saber.

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VR MMO ‘Zenith: The Last City’ to Release January 27th on All Major VR Platforms, Trailer Here

Road to VR

Ramen VR, the team behind Zenith: The Last City , revealed that launch of the long-awaited VR MMO is set for January 27th, arriving on Quest, SteamVR and PSVR. It’s been an eventful few years waiting for Zenith: The Last City.

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Rocket League Meets Archery Meets VR In NOCK, Coming Soon To Quest

VRScout

Grab your bow and jump into the virtual arena. This week, developer Normal VR ( Half+Half ) unveiled its latest VR game, NOCK.

LGBTQ+ Virtual Reality: Equity and Inclusion Challenges in VR

ARPost

By immersing users in a digitally-rendered environment, virtual reality can revolutionize how people work, learn, and interact. The advent of virtual reality technology has brought major changes to the way we interact with each other.

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.

Apple’s Rumored Headset Drop: What We Know So Far

AR Insider

The AR world continues to wait in anticipation for Apple's market entrance. Given its classic halo effect, this could raise all boats. But what do clues indicate about the what and when? We examine the evidence so far. The post appeared first on AR Insider. Contributors Thought Leaders

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Reality Bytes: Samsung, Twitter & SilentSpeller

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. The post appeared first on AR Insider. Commentary Reality Bytes

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Texas parking payment problems now include scammy QR codes

Digital Trends

Law enforcement officials across multiple cities have warned about fraudulent QR codes plastered at parking stations. Here are a few tips to avoid such scams. Mobile News parkhouston qr code qr code scam Quick Response code scam

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This Week In XR: Second Life Metaverse Gets Second Wind

Charlie Fink

Philip Rosedale is returning to the metaverse he launched in 2002. Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Innovation /innovation Consumer Tech /consumer-tech Business /business Media /media technology

This is the free app ISS astronauts use for Earth photos

Digital Trends

Current space station inhabitant Matthias Maurer has revealed the free mobile app that astronauts use for capturing amazing Earth images from 250 miles up. News Earth earth photos International Space Station ISS matthias maurier Space Station

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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.

Biologists Shocked to Find Millions of Icefish Nesting Near Antarctica

GizModo VR

Deep-sea biologists were stunned to find the largest known fish breeding ground, a discovery made last year near Antarctica. Details of the incredible find were published today, with researchers describing a sprawling colony of millions of icefish on seafloor of the Southern Ocean. Read more.

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Firefox Focus unveils ‘total cookie protection’ for Android

Digital Trends

Firefox Focus, a privacy-focused browser, has launched Total Cookie Protection for Android users to prevent unwanted ad targeting and tracking. Mobile News cookies Firefox firefox focus Mozilla Firefox total cookie protection

Wow, a New Quantum Leap Show Might Actually Happen

GizModo VR

The fate of time-traveling doctor Dr. Sam Beckett may finally be revealed. NBC has ordered a pilot for a new version of Quantum Leap that’ll take place 30 years after the original TV show ended.

How to pick the best streaming fitness challenge for you

Digital Trends

Want to start an exercise program and stick with it? Then join a challenge. We discuss what to look for in a challenge and share our favorites for 2022. Health & Fitness Peloton proactive evergreen smart fitness smart watch streaming fitness services

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.

Real Steel, the Hugh Jackman Film About Robot Boxing, May Get a Disney+ Series

GizModo VR

Real Steel is one of the greatest sci-fi sports movies of all time. Granted, the subgenre of sci-fi sports movies is pretty slim—especially ones where the entire movie focuses on that theme —but Real Steel is near the top of the list.

Micron’s new tiny 2TB SSD is bad news for laptop HDDs

Digital Trends

Micron has announced the 2400 SSD, the world’s 2TB 22x30mm SSD, which could potentially signal the arrival of a budget HDD killer. Computing News hard drives HDD Micron solid state drive SSD

Australia Ties Record for Hottest Southern Hemisphere Day

GizModo VR

It is really, really, really hot in Australia right now. Read more. luke huntington 0 scales of temperature heat wave temperature northern hemisphere heat waves physical sciences environment nature fahrenheit classical mechanics celsius weather

This LG robot could soon be serving your restaurant meal

Digital Trends

LG is bringing its semi-autonomous CLOi ServeBot to the U.S. The robot can carry loads of up 66 pounds and operate for 11 hours while assisting human workers. News CLOi CLOi ServeBot LG Robotics Robots

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.

Ghostbusters: Afterlife: The Spoiler FAQ

GizModo VR

There’s something strange in the neighborhood… and it’s the plot of Ghostbusters: Afterlife !

Alienware and Dell gaming laptops get incredible price cuts today

Digital Trends

Both the Dell G15 gaming laptop and Alienware m15 Ryzen edition are discounted at Dell for today only! Computing Deals Gaming Alienware m15 Ryzen edition Alienware m15 ryzen edition deals computing deals Dell 2022 Dell G15 gaming edition laptop Dell G15 Gaming Laptop deals gaming deals

Second Life’s creator is returning to advise the original metaverse company

TechCrunch VR

The creator of one of the earliest and most enduringly iconic virtual worlds is returning to his roots.

More bad news for Tesla’s Cybertruck customers

Digital Trends

Tesla customers waiting for their electric Cybertruck pickup may now have to wait until 2023 before they can finally get behind the wheel. Cars News Cybertruck Tesla

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.

Give the U.S. Postal Service $3 Billion to Electrify Its Fleet, You Cowards

GizModo VR

The United States Postal Service’s trucks are in dire need of replacement, and the agency has a plan to do just that. Last year, it announced its plans to move forward to purchase the mail truck of the future. Read more.

Caleb Denison’s most anticipated TVs of 2022

Digital Trends

The most exciting TVs in 2022 include QLED, OLED, and new QD-OLED models from Sony, LG, Samsung, TCL, and Hisense. Home Theater News 2022 TVs OLED QD Display QD-OLED qled

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No, Smoking Weed Won’t Help You Avoid Covid

GizModo VR

A new study that found compounds in cannabis could stop the coronavirus from infecting cells has understandably captured the internet’s attention this week.

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How to use Inspect Element on Mac using the Safari browser

Digital Trends

If you’re testing a web application or need to debug a webpage, learn how to use Inspect Element on Mac with the Safari browser. Computing Debugging How-To Mac Safari browser testing web

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.