Friday, June 21, 2024
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Oculus wants to help VR avatars look normal when they talk

Remember all those Hong Kong kung-fu movies with really poor dubbing so the actors' mouths would keep flapping after the words had stopped? That was ...

Windows 10’s new preview program is for cautious types

As nice as the Windows Insider program is for getting a peek at upcoming features, it's not for everyone -- even the "slow" ring can ...

Software maps the ‘Star Wars’ universe

You may have a good feel for the scope of the Star Wars universe, but Swiss researchers just took things to another level. They've created ...

Beer-tracking app Untappd gets barcode scanning, hails an Uber

If you're a dedicated beer geek, chances are you're using the app Untappd to track your libations. For the unfamiliar, the mobile software allows you ...

Instagram confirms multiple account support is coming this week

The ability to post from multiple accounts inside the Instagram app is a feature users have begged the company to add for quite some time. ...

Audio software can make phone calls more intelligible

It can be tough hearing each other on the phone no matter how much you shout if you're in a noisy environment. Fraunhofer believes its ...

Android Wear update adds new gestures and voice-to-text

Since Android Wear's debut, Google has regularly added new features for the wearable software. Today, those gadgets are getting three more tools -- the stuff ...

Podcasts are showing up in Google Play Music for some users

Yesterday, HBO's Bill Simmons tipped the arrival of podcasts in Google Play Music this month, and the launch appears to be close at hand. In ...

SoundCloud adds stations to encourage music discovery

It's no secret that SoundCloud is aiming to roll out its audio streaming service this year, and the company is laying the groundwork with new ...

Google shutters My Tracks outdoor activity-logging app

Google's My Tracks app for logging outdoor activity isn't long for this world. The company plans to shutter the software at the end of April, ...

Yahoo Mail app lets you customize your inbox swipes

Yahoo debuted a new Mail app back in the fall, and today the mobile software is getting a few new features. First, both the Android ...

Dating app Lulu’s controversial guy reviews are no more

When Lulu launched over two years ago, its approach to mobile dating raised more than a few eyebrows. Instead of connecting girls with eligible dudes ...

Firefox gives you push notifications from websites

If you've wanted websites to push notifications whenever there's a big update, you've typically had to use a browser like Chrome or Safari. As ...

Fresco News brings its citizen journalism to Apple TV

Now that most of us carry around a camera in our pockets, we're able to provide first-person accounts of breaking news. Fresco News uses iOS ...

Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 6.0.1 update is sent out prematurely

Most of the time, software updates don’t get spotted until they are officially released by manufacturers. If we’re really lucky, a test build will leak ...

Donald Trump gets his own blustery programming language

Have you ever wondered what code would look like if it were dictated by a presidential candidate's grandiose statements rather than such radical concepts as ...