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Virtual Reality

Surf the web in VR: Google brings Chrome for Android with Web VR to Daydream

Google Daydream is an Android-first mobile platform for virtual reality apps and games. The Daydream View headset is available on the Google Store now. Here is a list of devices that support the platform, plus the latest on apps, games, and…
Mobile

Dwindling supply of 12.9-inch iPad Pros could hint at an impending upgrade

We could soon get a new iPad Pro. The device is in short supply on both Apple's website and in stores, suggesting an upgrade could be coming. Rumors indicate Apple will soon upgrade both the 12.9-inch and 9.7-inch iPad Pros.
Computing

MacOS suffers its first-ever Word macro attack

MacOS is still considered by some to be less susceptible to malware than Windows. That used to be true for Word macro viruses, but that's changed with the discovery of the very first document infected with malware aimed at MacOS.
Mobile

Apple could be working on ‘exceedingly flexible’ phone screen, patent suggests

The future looks flexible from Apple's perspective. Literally. According to a patent originally discovered by Apple Insider, it appears as though the tech giant is looking to build a mobile device "with an exceedingly flexible display."
Mobile

Patent shows 3D camera tech that could make its way to iPhone 8

A team of Apple researchers has just filed a patent for a depth-sensing device that appears to be intended for the company's mapping vans, but also bears far-reaching implications for devices like the upcoming iPhone 8.
Wearables

Feel the bass like never before with this outlandish wrist wearable

The Basslet promises to deliver the impact of a subwoofer in a wearable wristband, using haptics technology that's much more advanced than you're likely to find in a smartphone. We put the claim to the test.
Mobile

Tinder for moms? Peanut app helps get gang together for friendship, playdates

Facebook and Twitter aren't a great way for moms to chat, but Peanut, a new social network for iOS, is tailor-made for just that purpose. It's launching in the U.S. and U.K. in February ahead of a global rollout.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 6 paid iPhone apps for free for a limited time

Everyone likes apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest apps on sale in the iOS App Store.
Mobile

How to hide photos on your iPhone

People tend to take a ton of photos using their smartphone, but not all are meant to be shared or seen. Luckily, hiding photos on your iOS device is easy, whether you want to use built-in utilities or apps with added security.
Mobile

New rules could let citizens in one EU country stream digital content in another

The European Commission's proposed Digital Single Market rules would allow customers in one country to access digital content in another. Netflix subscribers in Germany could stream movies in France, for example.
Mobile

Android user? Good luck getting a date with someone using an iPhone

It turns out that politics and religion aren't the only indicators of compatibility -- smartphone preferences are as well. Apparently, when it comes to finding love, one person having an iPhone while the other has an Android can be a deal…
Mobile

Facebook’s Community Help is a forum for survivors to mount rescue efforts

Facebook's new Community Help feature aims to help survivors of terrorist attacks and natural disasters connect and coordinate relief efforts. It's a component of the network's Safety Check feature.