Oculus and HTC Both Slashed VR Prices, Didn’t See Same Benefits

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HTC and Oculus both slashed prices this past summer, but the benefits don’t seem to have helped them equally. All of this is playing out at a time when VR is being scrutinized to see how much momentum it’s actually built and whether it’ll impact the future of PC gaming in a meaningful way.

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Drones put on stunning 'Wonder Woman' display

Following the remarkable success of “Wonder Woman” at the box office this summer, Warner Bros. has spared no expense, putting 300 drones in the night sky to celebrate the home release of the movie.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/19/drones-put-on-stunning-wonder-woman-display.html

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Apple Unveils iPhone X, iPhone 8, Watch Series 3, Apple TV 4K

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As summer comes to an end, Apple begins ramping up the production of its newest products. Today at 1PM ET (10AM PT), Apple will be holding a special event at the brand new Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino.

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Three great smartphone buys for the summer

Summer is a lull in new smartphone announcements but that doesn’t mean good phones vanish if you’re in the market for a new device.Here are three worth a serious look.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/14/three-great-smartphone-buys-for-summer.html

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Can't view August's total solar eclipse? NASA has you covered

If you can’t get to a spot to marvel at the total solar eclipse this summer, then head to NASA’s live-stream to enjoy a ton of imagery shot from spacecraft, aircraft, and even the astronauts aboard the space station.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/22/cant-view-augusts-total-solar-eclipse-nasa-has-covered.html

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Fifth grader creates device to prevent hot car deaths

School is out for the summer for ten-year-old Bishop Curry of McKinney, Texas and he’ll be spending a lot of it developing his idea to help prevent hot car deaths.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/14/fifth-grader-creates-device-to-prevent-hot-car-deaths.html

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Garmin wants to help you up your golf game with this GPS golf watch

This could be the summer of your golf game if Garmin has anything to say about things. The wearable maker has just unveiled its newest GPS golf watch, the Approach S60, and it’ll set you back $400.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/garmin-wants-to-help-up-your-golf-game-with-this-gps-golf-watch.html

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Garmin wants to help you up your golf game with this GPS golf watch

This could be the summer of your golf game if Garmin has anything to say about things. The wearable maker has just unveiled its newest GPS golf watch, the Approach S60, and it’ll set you back $400.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/06/01/garmin-wants-to-help-up-your-golf-game-with-this-gps-golf-watch.html

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Quip Adds Serious Muscle


Salesforce has announced new integrations for Quip, the collaboration startup it acquired last summer for $582 million. Quip, which operates independently, also added new capabilities to its product’s existing feature set, which includes smart notifications, chat built into every document and spreadsheet, and a smart inbox. Quip lets users direct-message group members. Users can insert items such as code, images, cells and spreadsheets into a document. The new integrations Salesforce introduced are Quip Connect and the Quip Lightning Component.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84292.html?rss=1

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Amazon, Walmart Gear Up for Summer E-Commerce Throwdown


It’s summer, and Walmart and Amazon are celebrating by escalating their e-commerce competition. Amazon on Thursday announced it would hold its second annual Prime Day on July 12. A shopping day for Amazon Prime members worldwide, it is billed as the biggest global Amazon event ever. The company will offer more than 100,000 bargains, with new deals popping up at five minute intervals throughout the day. Last year’s Prime Day was a bigger day for sales than the biggest Black Friday ever, up to that point, Amazon pointed out.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/83658.html?rss=1

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You can watch movies with Dolby Digital 7.1 surround sound in iOS 9.3

Article Image If you’re the type to use an iPad as a television, you can pencil in a subwoofer for your next summer blockbuster viewing party as Apple has extended its ecosystem support for Dolby Digital Plus to iOS 9.3.

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Apple hire suggests work on advanced EV software, 'digital license plate'

Article Image Adding fuel to the Apple Car rumor bonfire, Apple this summer hired an automotive engineer with vast experience in the electric vehicle industry, and who most recently worked at a company called Reviver, self-proclaimed creators of the world’s first “digital license plate.”

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Apple's Tim Cook offers internship, new iPhone to teen who says Apple Watch saved his life

Article Image Apple CEO Tim Cook is reportedly offering a new iPhone and a 2016 summer internship to a high school student who recently claimed his Apple Watch saved his life.

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