Fri.Jul 03, 2020

Capcom Reveals VR Mega Man Game, Available Exclusively In Japan

VRScout

Strap into Dr. Light’s VR headset and stop Dr. Wily from hacking the virtual world in this arcade-style experience. Another day, another incredible Japanese exclusive.

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Oculus Co-founder’s New Game Studio Isn’t Focusing on VR (for now)

Road to VR

Nate Mitchell, Oculus co-founder and former Head of VR Product at Facebook, has opened a new game studio called Mountaintop Studios. Despite pioneering the first wave of consumer VR, Mitchell says Mountaintop isn’t focusing on VR just yet.

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Top VR Media Players for Android and iOS

ARPost

As virtual reality content becomes increasingly pervasive so do the apps for users to enjoy this kind of videos. There is now a wide selection of VR media players for Android and iOS. However, since the market is still new, consumers are not yet familiar with them.

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Survey: Which VR Headsets Are Used Most?

AR Insider

“Behind the Numbers” is AR Insider’s series that examines strategic takeaways from the original data of its research arm, ARtillery Intelligence. Each post drills down on one topic or chart. Subscribe or login to access the full library of data and reports. H ow do consumers feel about VR?

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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.

Autonomous ridesharing isn’t dead: How Waymo is adapting to the post-COVID era

Digital Trends

Despite the challenges, the company fully expects continued growth in 2020. Cars Features autonomous cars COVID-19 ridesharing Waymo waymo one

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What Comes Next: How tech helps restaurants and stores open safely

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On this episode, we look into how restaurants and stores will use technology to reopen during the pandemic. Features Coronavirus reopening restaurant what comes next

Star Wars: Squadrons Has An Immersive HUD Mode, Will Let You Hide Cosmetics

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Want to make your X-Wing VR experience as immersive as possible? We’ve got good news for you: you can turn off the Star Wars: Squadrons HUD (heads-up display) elements. Developer EA Motive confirmed as much talking to IGN.

How to run Android apps in Windows

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Wish you knew how to run Android apps in Windows? There are a few different apps and services you can use. Computing How-To Mobile Android Apps emulators Tier 4 Windows

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The VOID Downtown Disney Location Receives Lease Termination Notice

Upload VR

Photos posted to a discussion forum taken at what looks like Downtown Disney in California suggest The VOID’s location there was “in default’ and had its lease terminated by Disney.

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AR/VR Simulations for Sustainable, Regenerative, Circular Cities

Speaker: Nik Gowing, Brenda Laurel, Sheridan Tatsuno, Archie Kasnet, and Bruce Armstrong Taylor

Join our amazing panelists, Nik Gowing, Founder at Thinking the Unthinkable and International Broadcaster; Brenda Laurel, PhD, Principal, Neogaian Interactive; Sheridan Tatsuno, Principal, Dreamscape Global; Archie Kasnet, CEO, Regenerative; and Bruce Armstrong Taylor, The Climate 4.0 Project, to discuss how today's AR/VR and related AI-enabled technologies can be effectively applied, using data from such sources as NASA and NOAA, to both improve and accelerate urban sustainability planning and design.

The best free movies on YouTube right now

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YouTube has tons of free, legal movies available for streaming immediately. Here are some of our top picks. Movies & TV Web best of everything Streaming YouTube

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Hundreds of Elephants Have Mysteriously Died in Botswana

GizModo VR

Over 350 elephants have died in Botswana since March, sparking a government probe to investigate the mysterious deaths. Read more. elephants poaching elephant deaths science

The best Android games currently available (July 2020)

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We've mined Google's Play Store to unearth the true gems. These are the must-play games you need to download. Android Gaming Mobile best of everything T2E

10 Years Later, Christopher Nolan's Inception Remains Magnificent

GizModo VR

Somehow, 2010's Inception has suddenly become topical again—an idea that seems like it was mysteriously planted in our minds by Leonardo DiCaprio himself.

The best documentaries on Netflix right now

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Netflix has plenty of excellent documentaries covering every subject imaginable. These are the best right now. Home Theater Movies & TV Best of Documentaries Netflix Streaming

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Artificial Feathers Let This Robotic Bird Fly With Incredible Agility

GizModo VR

Over the years, Festo, a German automation company with a penchant for robots, has designed countless Mother Nature-inspired automatons that swim , hop , and fly like their real-world counterparts.

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The best Netflix original movies

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Netflix's original films have slowly but surely grown in both quality and quantity. Here are our favorites. Home Theater Movies & TV best of everything Entertainment Netflix

Five Nights At Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted Will Be A Cross-Buy Title On Quest

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Oculus confirmed that the upcoming release of Five Nights at Freddy’s VR: Help Wanted will support cross-buy between Oculus Rift and Oculus Quest when it launches on the standalone platform on July 16.

UFC Fight Island: Everything you need to know

Digital Trends

UFC 251: Usman vs. Burns will be the first event to be held on UFC Fight Island. Here's what you need to know. Movies & TV News ESPN UFC UFC 251 UFC 251: Usman vs. Burns UFC Fight Island

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The UN Just Made It Easier for Airlines to Pollute

GizModo VR

A United Nations council of 36 countries has agreed on a major change to the main global scheme addressing the climate impact of aviation , a move expected to remove requirements for airlines to offset emissions for several years. Read more.

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Best bird identification apps for iOS and Android

Digital Trends

The best bird guide may be on your smartphone. Here are some of our favorite birding apps for iOS and Android. Android Apple Buying Guides Mobile Apps birdwatching iOS

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Iron Man VR Tips, Tricks And Things To Know Before You Start

Upload VR

Looking for Iron Man VR tips and tricks to get you started? We’ve got you covered! Yup, Tony Stark takes flight on PSVR today, and we’re big fans of it. Camouflaj’s blockbuster isn’t just a great spectacle; it’s a genuinely deep and intense action game too.

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The best Instant Pots for 2020

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Instant Pots are perfect for home cooks who love versatility and want to prepare ultra-fast and simple meals. Buying Guides Smart Home Best Instant Pots Instant Pot pressure cooker slow cookers Tier 4

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How Does a Four Stroke Engine Work?

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A four stroke engine is a very common variation of an internal combustion engine. Most modern internal combustion-powered vehicles are four strokes, powered by either gasoline or diesel fuel. During engine operation, pistons go through four events to achieve each power cycle.

How long does your laptop last on a charge? Here’s how to find out

Digital Trends

Finding exact values for laptop battery life is tricky. Here's what to know about precise battery measurement. Computing battery battery life Laptop measurement Windows

This Snake-Like Amphibian Might Actually Pack a Venomous Bite

GizModo VR

Scientists have detected snake-like dental glands in caecilians, which means these serpentine creatures might actually be venomous—an unheard of trait among amphibians. Read more. toxic amphibians amphibians toxins venom caecilians science

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The best upcoming Nintendo Switch games

Digital Trends

The Nintendo Switch has several high-profile games coming. These are the best upcoming Nintendo Switch games. Buying Guides Gaming 2020 games Animal Crossing Nintendo switch Zelda

Iron Man VR Launch Day Livestream: Watch Us Suit Up On PSVR!

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For today’s livestream we’re diving into Iron Man VR, the newly released PSVR-exclusive superhero action game from Camouflaj and Sony.

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These are the best cheap Nespresso deals for July 2020

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If you're Jonesing for high-quality espresso and coffee, we've got you covered with these Nespresso deals. Deals Smart Home breville Commerce 2020 delonghi Nespresso Single Serve Coffee

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Jupiter Just Sprouted a Brand New Spot

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An amateur astronomer in South Africa has detected a bright new surface feature rising above the cloud tops on Jupiter. Read more. jupiter astronomy planetary science science