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HoloLens 2 will have dark mode, 5G support when it launches globally this fall

Announcements come at Microsoft's Build conference

Microsoft’s futuristic HoloLens 2 headset is now shipping, starting at $3,500

Microsoft is getting ready to ship its HoloLens 2 headset out to customers. The company has officially launched the futuristic, sensor-packed holographic computing headset.

Lenovo targets Hololens with ThinkReality enterprise augmented reality headset

A new augmented reality headset from Lenovo could challenge Microsoft's dominance in the commercial AR industry, with the ThinkReality A6 offering an AR experience akin to something between the first and second-generation Hololens headsets.The post Lenovo targets Hololens with ThinkReality enterprise augmented reality headset appeared first on Digital Trends.

Unreal Engine 4 support coming to Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 in May for developers

Microsoft announced that its HoloLens 2 Development Edition will be priced at $3,500. Ahead of the Build conference, Microsoft also disclosed that Unreal Engine 4 support will be coming to HoloLens 2 by the end of the month.The post Unreal Engine 4 support coming to Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 in May for developers appeared first on Digital Trends.

HoloLens 2: Everything you need to know

The HoloLens 2 is ripe for an announcement. Here's what Microsoft has revealed so far, what's likely in store for the next generation HoloLens, and everything that we know about this mixed reality headset.The post HoloLens 2: Everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.

HoloLens 2: Everything you need to know

The HoloLens 2 is ripe for an announcement. Here's what Microsoft has revealed so far, what's likely in store for the next generation HoloLens, and everything that we know about this mixed reality headset.The post HoloLens 2: Everything you need to know appeared first on Digital Trends.

Cryptic video teases Microsoft’s next-generation HoloLens 2 headset

Though not revealing much, a roughly 42-second long teaser video was sent out by HoloLens inventor Alex Kipman on Twitter ahead of a planned press event at Mobile World Congress on February 24.The post Cryptic video teases Microsoft’s next-generation HoloLens 2 headset appeared first on Digital Trends.

Hololens 2 could give the Always Connected PC a new, ‘aggressive’ form

Microsoft is said to be leaning on Qualcomm to power its Hololens 2 headset. Instead of Intel CPUs, the next Hololens could use a Snapdragon 850 processor, allowing it to benefit from the always-connected features.The post Hololens 2 could give the Always Connected PC a new, ‘aggressive’ form appeared first on Digital Trends.

Microsoft’s $480M contract with U.S. military will equip soldiers with Hololens

Microsoft recently won a $480 million contract to equip American soldiers with up to 100,000 of its augmented reality Hololens headsets. Here's what we know so far about the new deal.The post Microsoft’s $480M contract with U.S. military will equip soldiers with Hololens appeared first on Digital Trends.

Here’s how Microsoft’s Hololens is helping NASA build the new Orion spacecraft

Lockheed Martin is turning to Microsoft’s mixed reality Hololens smartglasses to help build NASA's Orion spacecraft, which could one day help rocket astronauts as far afield as Mars.The post Here’s how Microsoft’s Hololens is helping NASA build the new Orion spacecraft appeared first on Digital Trends.

HoloLens 2 could pack Qualcomm’s new XR1 chip for extended reality

The next version of Microsoft's HoloLens headset for augmented reality will supposedly feature Qualcomm's new Snapdragon XR1. The rumor arrives by way of an anonymous source who claims the headset will appear in January 2019.The post HoloLens 2 could pack Qualcomm’s new XR1 chip for extended reality appeared first on Digital Trends.

Surface Pro 6 is reportedly coming next year and HoloLens 2 later this year

Microsoft's hardware plans for the coming year, and a bit beyond, have reportedly leaked according to multiple reports. So what could we see announced this year? Some exciting hardware releases like the HoloLens 2 and more.The post Surface Pro 6 is reportedly coming next year and HoloLens 2 later this year appeared first on Digital Trends.

Hololens can be used to navigate the blind through buildings faster

Researchers created an application for Microsoft's Hololens that can steer visually impaired individuals through an unfamiliar, complex, multi-story building. It relies on the headset's 3D sound and real-time room/object mapping.The post Hololens can be used to navigate the blind through buildings faster appeared first on Digital Trends.

HoloLens virtual touchscreen is the futuristic tech we’ve been waiting for

HoloLens mixed reality headset owners could soon interact with the virtual world using a virtual touchscreen. Microsoft Research developed a method called MRTouch to allow users to overlay a touchscreen on any flat surface.The post HoloLens virtual touchscreen is the futuristic tech we’ve been waiting for appeared first on Digital Trends.

Leap Motion’s prototype augmented reality headset includes hand tracking

Leap Motion revealed a new prototype headset combining hand tracking with augmented reality. The open source community will have access next week after a few refinements. Leap Motion wants to add even more tech in the future.The post Leap Motion’s prototype augmented reality headset includes hand tracking appeared first on Digital Trends.

Leap Motion crafts a reference design for cheap AR headsets

Leap Motion is a company most famous for building a gesture-recognition doodad for PCs that wound up integrated into keyboards.

Microsoft’s HoloLens could be gearing up to kick Intel to the curb

Microsoft's next HoloLens headset is still in the works but according to leaks, it could feature some significant internal changes -- including a new processor and some new computing capabilities.The post Microsoft’s HoloLens could be gearing up to kick Intel to the curb appeared first on Digital Trends.

Magic Leap finally unveils ‘goggles’ with wireless processing, tracking

The Magic Leap headset has now been unveiled for the first time and it looks very different from the kind of virtual and augmented reality headsets we have seen so far from other manufacturers.The post Magic Leap finally unveils ‘goggles’ with wireless processing, tracking appeared first on Digital Trends.

HoloLens adds mixed reality to a Japanese national treasure

One of the best ways to give centuries-old artifacts a modern touch is mixed reality. The technology allows you to

A commercial version of HoloLens is available to rent in the U.S. and Canada

Microsoft said on Tuesday that companies can now rent the Commercial Suite version HoloLens through Abcomrents. This will enable corporations to determine if HoloLens is right for their needs.The post A commercial version of HoloLens is available to rent in the U.S. and Canada appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Google Accessibility expands with apps for cognitively impaired

Google Accessibility enables people with disabilities to get the most out of their smartphone via free apps. The tech giant now offers three new apps that can help the elderly or other people with cognitive impairments better use their phones with less effort.Google Accessibility – 3 new apps added to the mixGoogle Accessibility, as the name implies, targets enabling its audiences with different handicaps. In their latest blog post, Google talks about their efforts to further help people with cognitive issues by making their routine more streamlined and accessible.Action Blocks Action Blocks is the latest app on the Google Play Store. You can create customized spaces on the screen that on a single tap carry out an action for you. All of this from your home screen.You can create a dedicated block to dial a loved one without accessing the dialer app, or adjust the lighting in the room to a specific setting, all from the Action Blocks app.Live Transcribe The Live Transcribe app has been improved to add more languages to its list which include Albanian, Burmese, Estonian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Punjabi, and Uzbek. In addition, it also brings brand new features targeted to a new audience.Your phone will vibrate when someone nearby says your name.You can now add custom names or terms for different objects or places that might not be in the dictionary.A revised search bar lets you search through past conversations more easily. To enable it, turn on ‘Saving Transcriptions’ in Settings. When enabled, transcriptions will be saved on your device for three days in local storage.Sound AmplifierThe Sound Amplifier app now enables people who are hard of hearing to experience their favorite content with minimal disturbance. Users can now connect their Bluetooth headphones and place their phone near the source of the sound e.g. a television, to get the audio transmitted to their headphones without taking up the volume.The app also works for boosting the volume and clearing up the audio of apps on the phone. Whether you’re listening to music or watching a video on YouTube.With all of these additions, Google’s commitment to accessibility is indeed a commendable effort. Especially with many elders staying indoors due to the Corona Virus, these new features are a welcome addition.

Just $36.99, the ChronoWatch has full color display and 16 functions

Summer is quickly approaching, the stay-at-home restrictions are slowly lifting, and things are looking better. Now’s the time when you leave those lazy days behind and start exercising and getting more active.Now’s the time to pick up a new smart watch. Why? For starters, they’ll help keep track of things and hold you accountable. Not only that, but it can help cut your phone time down, too.Buying a new smart watch doesn’t have to cost all that much money. Take the ChronoWatch, for instance. Priced just $36.99, it offers up a full 1.4-inch color touch display, waterproof coating, and support for 16 different functions.Track sleep, steps, calories, blood pressure, distance, heart rate, and more with this affordable smart watch. Indeed, the ChronoWatch also provides glanceable weather, alarms, music controls, and notifications to popular apps.On top of all of this, it pairs via Bluetooth to both Android and iOS phones and offers up a seven day battery.ChronoWatchTrack your daily activity, including steps, calories burned, mileage & heart rateMonitor your blood pressure & blood oxygen levelsWear it anywhere, anytime thanks to its sweat & waterproof designControl phone calls & musicGet alerts for SMS, Facebook & moreView the time, date & week on the sleek 1.4-inch screen displayBuy Yours Today!Stop over to the AndroidGuys Deals Store today and order your ChronoWatch for just $36.99, a savings of some 81% off original retail price.For a limited time (until May 26), you can save an additional 20% on the ChronoWatch, getting it for a mere $29.60 after it’s all done. Simply use coupon code SUMMERSAVE20 at checkout. You’re welcome.

Realme X50 Pro Play brings Snapdragon 865, 90Hz, and more for $400

Realme on Monday announced its X50 Pro Play on Chinese social media site Weibo. The phone brings a lot of flagship-tier specs and features but for a low price of $400. The only catch here is that it’s currently exclusive to China, with plans to expand in Europe to follow.Realme X50 Pro Play – Irresistible hardware and priceThe Realme X50 Pro Play has just been announced, and to say it is loaded with a world of features would not do it justice. Even though the phone is a less-expensive option to the Realme X50 Pro, it brings a lot to the table, while keeping the price very affordable.In a market where a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 starts at above $600, Realme has proven yet again that competition in the market is indeed healthy.Here are the specs of the phone:CPU: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8656.44″ fullHD+ (2400 x 1080) Super AMOLED display, w/ 90Hz refresh rateAndroid 10 powered by the Realme UI6GB, 8GB, and 12GB RAM options4200mAh battery (65W SuperDart fast wired charging)Back cameras: 48-MP main camera, 8-MP ultrawide, 2-MP macro, 2-MP depth.Front camera: 16-MP main camera, 2-MP depthPhone color options: Black and SilverPricing6GB RAM + 128GB ROM = $3808GB RAM + 128GB ROM= $42012GB RAM + 128GB ROM = $460The inclusion of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 means that the phone has 5G capabilities, which makes it yet another great phone for the emerging 5G market that’s garnering across the world.In the past, Realme has shown itself to be a contender for releasing strong hardware at attractive prices. The Realme X50 Pro Play does have a lot going for it, and the only real problem with this phone would be its availability.A good majority of the hardware is found in flagship-tier phones, but competing brands like Redmi and Realme deliver premium hardware in a mid-tier price range. In the end, the only problem that comes is availability.The phone is set to launch in China first on June 1st. Soon after, Realme will expand the phone to Europe and other regions.What are your thoughts on the Realme X50 Pro Play? Let us know in the comments section below!

Use this coupon to save an extra 20% on this beginner quadcopter you control with a thumb

What seemed like a technology reserved for a select few people just a few years ago has evolved into an entire ecosystem of cool products and use cases. We’re talking, of course, about drones and quadcopters.Drones are now routinely used for videography, delivery, mapping, and even racing. Then there are also people who like to have them just for fun and to fly about the house or back yard.If you want to get into the growing world of drones but don’t know where to start, consider picking up the popular SHIFT RED. When other drones and quadcopters come with wonky and hard-to-master controls, this one is super simple.The SHIFT RED is employs a one-hand control system and leverages Near-Field Micro-Sensing technology to make flying as simple as moving your thumb.There are also eight different auto-pilot modes, HD video recording, and other fun features that help make the SHIFT RED so popular.Typically retailing for $299, you can save over 30% and get the SHIFT RED: Drone Package for just $199.95 in the AndroidGuys Deals Store.Save an extra 20% for a limited time!Use the promo code SUMMERSAVE20 at checkout and we’ll knock an extra 20% off the price of the SHIFT RED. That drops the price all the way down to just $159.96. This coupon will only last until May 26 so act fast!Best SellersEarn Credits!For every $25 you spend in the AG Deals Store you get $1 credit added to your account. And, if you refer the deal via social media or an email that results in a purchase, you’ll earn $10 credit in your account.First Time Buying?If this is your first time buying, you are also eligible for 10% discount! Just be sure to subscribe for email updates.Free StuffNot looking to spend any money today? No worries. You can still visit the AndroidGuys section for freebies and pick something anyhow.