PGA Tour taps Intel technology to drive golf into virtual reality

The PGA Tour is teeing up virtual reality experiences to drive fans and tech savvy, potential fans, greenside at PGA Tournaments.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/02/16/pga-tour-taps-intel-technology-to-drive-golf-into-virtual-reality.html

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Device makers planning 'true VR experiences' on Apple's iPhone this fall

Article Image Immersive virtual reality experiences — well beyond what Google Cardboard can offer — are expected to begin arriving on the iPhone, with the aid of new third-party hardware, this fall.

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Virtual reality, the death of morality, and the perils of making the virtual ever more real

Neo reaching for the red pill in The Matrix
As the technology that underpins virtual reality develops and the experiences become increasingly more real, I’ve been pondering a particularly morbid thought: When will we have the first VR-induced death? Will a realistic rocket launcher blast in Team Fortress 2 or VR version of Silent Hill give you a heart attack? Will a a VR experience be so realistic that you get so swept up in the moment that you run into a wall or jump out a window?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/190612-virtual-reality-the-death-of-morality-and-the-perils-of-making-the-virtual-more-real

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Virtual reality, the death of morality, and the perils of making the virtual ever more real

Neo reaching for the red pill in The Matrix
As the technology that underpins virtual reality develops and the experiences become increasingly more real, I’ve been pondering a particularly morbid thought: When will we have the first VR-induced death? Will a realistic rocket launcher blast in Team Fortress 2 or VR version of Silent Hill give you a heart attack? Will a a VR experience be so realistic that you get so swept up in the moment that you run into a wall or jump out a window?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/190612-virtual-reality-the-death-of-morality-and-the-perils-of-making-the-virtual-more-real

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Facebook Wants to Eavesdrop on Your Entertainment


Facebook is rolling out a new feature that encourages users to share their entertainment experiences on mobile devices. The new audio identifier uses the gadget’s microphone to listen in on any content playing. When posting a status update, a Facebook user will see an audio icon moving on the screen, searching to identify a song, TV show or movie. If it finds a match, the user can choose to share it. Friends can preview a 30-second snippet of a song or see the season and episode of a TV show.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/80500.html?rss=1

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