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Microsoft HoloLens AR Headset Wanted by US Army for the Battlefield

December 3, 2018

Virtual- and augmented-reality headsets haven’t had much traction in the consumer market, but they’re finding a place on the battlefield. The US Army said Thursday that it has awarded Microsoft a $480 million contract to supply its HoloLens headsets to soldiers. The Microsoft HoloLens head-mounted displays use augmented reality, which means viewers can see virtual imagery superimposed […]

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K. New Alexa Voice Remote, Echo Sub, New Kindle Paperwhite Now on Sale in India

November 19, 2018

Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K₹ 5,999, Echo Sub, and all-new Kindle Paperwhite are now available in India. The new Fire TV Stick model that was launched in the country last month comes with a price tag of Rs. 5,999. The Echo Sub on the other hand is priced at Rs. 12,999, while the all-new Kindle Paperwhite, […]

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SK Hynix Posts Record Third-Quarter Profit as Chip Outlook Dims

October 27, 2018

South Korea’s SK Hynix posted record third-quarter operating profit on Thursday despite softer chip prices, beating expectations thanks to a seasonal sales boost for mobile devices and strong server demand. The world’s No.2 memory chipmaker said July-September operating profit rose 73 percent year-on-year to KRW 6.5 trillion ($5.7 billion). That compared with a KRW 6.3 trillion average forecast from […]

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One of the Best New VR Things: Buying a Car

February 15, 2017

I had a fascinating experience last week. I got to see and experience the new Jaguar I-Pace, the company’s electric answer to the as-yet-unannounced Tesla Y SUV, long before I’ll actually get to see the prototype. I didn’t just get to see the car — I got to understand intimately why the car was created […]

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Sony Xperia VR Headset Rumoured to Launch at MWC 2016

February 20, 2016

A new report is tipping that Sony may have an Xperia VR headset planned for launch at its February 22 event at MWC 2016. The Japanese giant so far has not detailed what it will launch at its MWC event, despite releasing a new video teaser this week. The speculation is being led by Xperia […]

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Asus ZenPad M Series of Tablets for Businesses Launched

February 19, 2016

Asus has announced an all-new range of tablets built for businesses, dubbed the ZenPad M series. Under the new series of ZenPad M tablets, the company has revealed two enterprise tablets featuring 7-inch and 10-inch screens. Unfortunately, the Taiwanese company has not shed much light on the details about the new range but we can […]

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Google Cardboard Helps a Visually Challenged Person See Again After 8 Years

February 19, 2016

Google unceremoniously unveiled the Cardboard, its first virtual-reality headset in 2014. Little did we know, the low-cost VR headset, which works in conjunction with a smartphone, will set a benchmark for many others to follow, and that users would be able to make so much out of it. Such is the case with a visually […]

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Drones Becoming ‘Real’ Threat to Commercial Aviation

February 18, 2016

Civilian drones are increasingly becoming a “real and growing threat” to the safety of commercial aviation, industry group IATA warned Monday, calling for regulations to be put in place before any serious accidents occur. Tony Tyler, director-general of the International Air Transport Association, said the threat posed by unmanned aerial vehicles is still evolving as […]

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Canon EOS 80D, PowerShot G7X Mark II, PowerShot SX720 HS Launched in India

February 18, 2016

Canon has announced three additions to its EOS and PowerShot range of digital cameras. The EOS 80D is the successor to the EOS 70D and will be available for purchase this April. The PowerShot line gets two new additions in the form of the G7X Mark II which will be available in May and the […]

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