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Oculus’ mobile VR now supports paid add-ons for apps

imageDownloadable extras are a staple of the gaming world on PCs, phones and consoles, but not in VR. With Oculus' devices, you've either had to buy another app or hope the creator would be kind enough to throw in thew new content for free. Not anymore:…

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AT&T’s Dash-like smart button doesn’t need WiFi

imageAT&T has launched a new product called LTE-M button, which allows users to place an order online in one click. Yes, it sounds just like Amazon Dash — in fact, it's powered by Amazon Web Services — but since it's connected to AT&T's LTE-M ne…

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Revamped Xbox feedback program asks you to vote on ideas

imageMicrosoft is shaking up the way it asks for your input on the future of gaming. The company has replaced Xbox Feedback with Xbox Ideas, a program with a narrower focus but (hopefully) more impact. It revolves around the concept of one- to three-mon…

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Adored indie game ‘To The Moon’ could become a movie

imageIndie game To The Moon developed a cult following since its 2011 release, with the heartbreaking RPG earning kudos for its plot and memorable soundtrack. It's about two doctors who try to help a man (kind of) fulfill his dying wish of going to the mo…

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Sprint launches its own unlimited plan for seniors

imageBaby boomers and their parents can love smartphones just as much as millenials and post-millenials do. T-Mobile recognized that and launched a special plan with unlimited data for subscribers 55-years-old and above last year. Now, Sprint has followed…

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Chrome is killing its ‘Secure’ URL label in September

imageThe Chrome browser's upcoming versions will focus on highlighting its negative security indicators, even going as far as sunsetting its positive ones. Chrome Security Product Manager Emily Schechter has announced that Chrome 69, which will be availab…

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Chinese school uses facial recognition to make kids pay attention

imageCivilian surveillance in China has seen a boom in recent times, with facial recognition leading the charge in the technologies used to keep tabs on the population. Police are scanning travelers with facial recognition glasses, authorities are using t…

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Didi sets new ridesharing safety measures following murder

imageChina's Didi Chuxing is rolling out new safety measures for its Hitch carpooling service after a driver allegedly killed a passenger last week. Drivers will need to verify their identities through facial recognition before each trip — the alleged mu…

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Microsoft may release a lower-cost Surface tablet this year

imageMicrosoft will try making another inexpensive tablet. Redmond is rumored to launch a new, cheaper slate to compete with the iPad this year, according to Bloomberg's sources. Like Apple's tablet, the device will have rounded corners and a 10-inch scre…

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