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SteamVR will fine-tune VR to match the graphics chip, not the headset

SteamVR will fine-tune VR to match the graphics chip, not the headset
The latest beta of SteamVR now includes a component that will fine-tune virtual reality experiences to match the performance of your PC's graphics chip. It will lower or raise the resolution beyond the native setting.The post SteamVR will fine-tune VR to match the graphics chip, not the headset appeared first on Digital Trends.

Take a bite of the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ on Pi Day

Take a bite of the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ on Pi Day
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has taken advantage of Pi Day to release its latest single-board computer, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+, with faster performance and wireless connectivity.The post Take a bite of the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ on Pi Day appeared first on Digital Trends.

The best monitor you can buy

The best monitor you can buy
Everyone wants a monitor, sure, but not just any monitor. You want a display with the highest resolution, the largest screen, and the most customization options to be had. Thankfully, we've got your back.The post The best monitor you can buy appeared first on Digital Trends.

France issues legal challenge to ‘abusive commercial practices’ by Google, Apple

France issues legal challenge to ‘abusive commercial practices’ by Google, Apple
France's Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire has stated that France will be legally challenging Google's parent company and Apple over both tech giants' uneven relationships with app developers.The post France issues legal challenge to ‘abusive commercial practices’ by Google, Apple appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google will ban cryptocurrency ads from its AdWords network in June

Google will ban cryptocurrency ads from its AdWords network in June
Google said that starting in June, its AdWords advertisement platform will no longer support ads based on cryptocurrencies and related services. The move is in response to the uncertainties of digital cash and related scams.The post Google will ban cryptocurrency ads from its AdWords network in June appeared first on Digital Trends.

One developer can play ‘Street Fighter II’ anywhere with his AR port

One developer can play ‘Street Fighter II’ anywhere with his AR port
Ready to see augmented reality games move beyond Pokémon Go? Developer Abhishek Singh created an unofficial AR port of Street Fighter II that lets you superimpose your fights onto the real world.The post One developer can play ‘Street Fighter II’ anywhere with his AR port appeared first on Digital Trends.

Google Maps is open to mobile AR game developers using Unity

Google Maps is open to mobile AR game developers using Unity
Google said that it opened its Google Maps doors to developers of mobile augmented reality games, granting access to all that mapped data. This reduces the rendering overhead by allowing developers to transform the current area.The post Google Maps is open to mobile AR game developers using Unity appeared first on Digital Trends.

Switzerland’s new air traffic control system to put drones, planes in same skies

Switzerland’s new air traffic control system to put drones, planes in same skies
Switzerland is set to become the first country in the world to integrate drones into its air traffic management system. It hopes that the development will massively boost its drone economy.The post Switzerland’s new air traffic control system to put drones, planes in same skies appeared first on Digital Trends.

A coat of diamonds could make implants more biocompatible

A coat of diamonds could make implants more biocompatible
Researchers from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University say they devised a way to get the body to better accept implants, with a strategy that includes 3D printing diamond-coated devices.The post A coat of diamonds could make implants more biocompatible appeared first on Digital Trends.

Cross a John Deere with a Roomba, and you get this crop-monitoring robot

Cross a John Deere with a Roomba, and you get this crop-monitoring robot
TerraSentia is a four-wheeled farm robot that boasts a variety of sensors that can monitor and transmit crop data in real time. It won’t take full autonomy over a farm but is designed to serve as a little cog in a bigger machine.The post Cross a John Deere with a Roomba, and you get this crop-monitoring robot appeared first on Digital Trends.

Social media is flooded with illegal wildlife trade but A.I. can help

Social media is flooded with illegal wildlife trade but A.I. can help
Thanks to researchers at the University of Helsinki’s Digital Geography Lab, wildlife may find help through a popular tool traffickers use to deal their illegal wares — social media.The post Social media is flooded with illegal wildlife trade but A.I. can help appeared first on Digital Trends.

Vivo injects A.I. into its new Super HDR photo tech for more beautiful pictures

Vivo injects A.I. into its new Super HDR photo tech for more beautiful pictures
Vivo is the latest smartphone maker to add artificial intelligence to its camera app with Super HDR, an enhanced HDR mode that exploits AI's ability in scene recognition to create beautiful photos in any lighting.The post Vivo injects A.I. into its new Super HDR photo tech for more beautiful pictures appeared first on Digital Trends.

This A.I. robot lawyer guarantees you the absolute cheapest airfares

This A.I. robot lawyer guarantees you the absolute cheapest airfares
Forget price comparison websites! This A.I. lawyer will guarantee you the cheapest possible airfares by buying you a ticket, then searching 17,000 times per day to find you a cheaper one.The post This A.I. robot lawyer guarantees you the absolute cheapest airfares appeared first on Digital Trends.

Elon Musk calls for colony on Mars to prevent new dark age

Elon Musk calls for colony on Mars to prevent new dark age
Worried about the future? Well, so is Elon Musk. During his speech at SXSW, Elon Musk spoke out against the dangers of A.I. and a third world war.The post Elon Musk calls for colony on Mars to prevent new dark age appeared first on Digital Trends.

Samsung to offer same-day repairs for Galaxy smartphone owners

Samsung to offer same-day repairs for Galaxy smartphone owners
Just days before the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus hit shelves, the smartphone manufacturer announced a partnership with uBreakiFix. Owners of Samsung Galaxy devices will now have hundreds of in-person service locations.The post Samsung to offer same-day repairs for Galaxy smartphone owners appeared first on Digital Trends.

Bags with brains: Smart luggage and gadgets are making travel smoother

Bags with brains: Smart luggage and gadgets are making travel smoother
The bag you use to tote your stuff can affect the experience of any trip. In response, suitcases are wising up, and there are options for smart luggage with scales, tracking, and more.The post Bags with brains: Smart luggage and gadgets are making travel smoother appeared first on Digital Trends.

3D-printed gramophone-style amplifier gives your Echo Dot a vintage overhaul

3D-printed gramophone-style amplifier gives your Echo Dot a vintage overhaul
The perfect blend of old and new styles, this 3D-printed "Gramazon" (a cross between “gramophone” and “Amazon”) is an acoustic amplifier that is specially designed for your Echo Dot.The post 3D-printed gramophone-style amplifier gives your Echo Dot a vintage overhaul appeared first on Digital Trends.

Icon and New Story are pairing cheap 3D-printed homes with people in need

Icon and New Story are pairing cheap 3D-printed homes with people in need
Icon, an ambitious new design and manufacturing firm specializing in 3D-printed materials, won this year's SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event by teaming up with New Story to bring cheap, fast, and sustainable homes to people in need.The post Icon and New Story are pairing cheap 3D-printed homes with people in need appeared first on Digital Trends.

Stephen Hawking, acclaimed theoretical physicist, dies at 76

Stephen Hawking, acclaimed theoretical physicist, dies at 76
Leaving a lasting legacy within the scientific community for decades to come, renowned author and physicist Stephen Hawking passed away in Cambridge, England early Wednesday morning.The post Stephen Hawking, acclaimed theoretical physicist, dies at 76 appeared first on Digital Trends.

Fitbit Ace is a basic fitness tracker to keep your kids active

Fitbit Ace is a basic fitness tracker to keep your kids active
To keep kids active throughout the day instead of glued to a smartphone or tablet, Fitbit launched the Fitbit Ace. The basic fitness tracker allows kids to track activity while providing parents with an overview.The post Fitbit Ace is a basic fitness tracker to keep your kids active appeared first on Digital Trends.

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