Facebook’s Hugo Barra says standalone headsets are key to social VR

“This is a product category that will help us bring the most number of people into VR and really start unlocking these opportunities for social presence,” said Barra. “It’s the idea of having a… Go here to read the rest: Facebook’s Hugo Barra says standalone headsets are key to social...

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Nanoleaf wants you to control your smart home with a dodecahedron

So, for example, you could turn one of the sides to adjust the temperature, or you could flip it to another to lift your blinds. Or, if you like, you can map one of the sides to a particular… See more here: Nanoleaf wants you to control your smart home with a...

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Nanoleaf wants you to control your smart home with a dodecahedron

So, for example, you could turn one of the sides to adjust the temperature, or you could flip it to another to lift your blinds. Or, if you like, you can map one of the sides to a particular… Read the original post: Nanoleaf wants you to control your smart home with a...

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Amazon’s flop of a phone made newer, better hardware possible

While the Fire Phone was a punch line and a commercial failure, it did lead to good things — eventually. In a conversation with Engadget at CES, Sandeep Gupta, Amazon’s VP of Smart TV & Home,… More here: Amazon’s flop of a phone made newer, better hardware...

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Zap your brain for a better you

Many of these gadgets use tDCS — transcranial direct current stimulation — to mildly stimulate or suppress neurons firing in certain areas of the brain. It’s a straightforward mechanism that has… Link: Zap your brain for a better you

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