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Google eyes third-party speakers in bid to compete with Amazon Echo, report says

It looks like Google isn't too worried about the success of the Google Home hardware -- what it really wants is for the software inside of it to do well. The company is reportedly encouraging other companies to build their own Google Home…

Are Apple, Sharp partnering on OLED displays for 2017 edition of the iPhone?

Apple's iPhone 7 was just released, but iPhone 7S and even iPhone 8 rumors are already heating up the internet. Here's everything you need to know about the iPhone 7S and what we have heard so far about the iPhone 8.
Virtual Reality

Tilt Brush team teases multiplayer mode, manikins, and sparkly mustaches, all in VR

The team behind Tilt Brush isn't resting on their laurels. They have teased a handful of new features for the popular VR painting app, including multiplayer, poseable manikins, and a magic brush that peels back reality.
Cool Tech

City VR will give you a giant's perspective of the world's biggest cities

Ever dreamed of getting your Godzilla or Stay Puft Marshmallow Man on and stalking through a city, towering high above its buildings? Now you can, thanks to the wonders of virtual reality.
Social Media

Google launches Keyword to aggregate its many, many corporate blogs

Google's sprawling web of official corporate blogs just became a little easier to wrangle. The company has launched Keyword, an searchable aggregator of all of its major announcements.

The biggest changes to Audi's all-new Q5 go beneath the surface

Audi has revealed its second generation Q5 compact crossover at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. The new Q5 gets a mild redesign and upgraded technology.

Nintendo Mini Classic will let you save games wherever, whenever you like

As we get older, finding the time to game is harder, so the ability to save games is really important. When Nintendo launches the Mini Classic in November, you'll be able to save wherever and whenever you like.
Movies & TV

‘Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children' is Tim Burton's X-Men

The big-screen adaptation of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children hits all the right notes for a Tim Burton movie.

Microsoft booting apps from Windows Store that fall outside age rating system

Microsoft previously warned developers that it would boot non-compliant apps from the Windows Store if they didn't fill out the required IARC questionnaire. This is a new international age rating system for apps and games now used by…

Google’s Waze Rider rideshare program ends testing phase, goes live in SF

Driving for Google's Waze Rider isn't a job or business, but a way to be reimbursed for your own commuting mileage. After months in beta, Waze is now open for carpooling in San Francisco.
Virtual Reality

Let’s all go to the lobby: Update of VR app takes you to new locale in Valve HQ

Valve has updated its Destinations app with a few new locales for virtual reality gamers to enjoy, including La Pedrera in Spain, and Valve's own lobby. Destinations lets you hang with your friends and the public in a variety of global…

Pick ‘silent’ or ‘violent’ (or both) in these ‘Dishonored 2’ gameplay videos

Dishonored 2 lets you play the game as a pacifist, a murderer, or a combination of the two, and new protagonist Emily is more than up to the challenge. The game will be available a day early to those who pre-order.