The Academy Awards red carpet once again took place under the big, clear plastic tent, which they set up whenever there’s even a chance of rain. And, as last year, it was more than a chance — it was a big, wet reality:
NEW YORK — The iconic View-Master toy from the early 1900s is getting a massive overhaul with the help of Google and virtual reality technology.
Mattel’s new View-Master looks more like an Oculus Rift headset than the original, which launched 75 years ago. The device, which will debut this fall for $30, works with various smartphones; users must slide in their mobile device, and pair it with a corresponding app. The View-Master uses Google’s virtual reality cardboard technology, and enables…
Advancements in technology affect various aspects of our lives, in both positive and negative ways. New survey results, however, show who’s witnessing tech’s drawbacks the most — Internet users in countries with developed economies.
According to a new report Microsoft released last week ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Internet users in developing countries have a more positive view on the impact of technology. On the other hand, users in developed countries say…
It’s not just you: Snapchat‘s best friends feature is no more, at least for now
The latest Snapchat update, which added a new Discover feature and rearranged the app’s settings and contacts menus, also removed the app’s ability to see the “best friends” of people in your friends list.