Rumor: Apple has 'hundreds of staff' working on virtual & augmented reality projects

Article Image Through a series of acquisitions, Apple has a considerably large staff dedicated to experimental virtual reality and augmented reality projects, some of whom are reportedly working on prototype headset configurations that could one day compete with the likes of Facebook’s Oculus Rift.

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Disney animators test Apple's iPad Pro, reveal screen has roughed surface for drawing

Article Image A week after Apple offered Pixar staff an early look at the new iPad Pro with Apple Pencil, the company let animators at Walt Disney’s Feature Animation studio take its upcoming tablet for a spin. Interestingly, the artists commented that the device’s screen surface has “tooth,” or textured roughness, to augment drawing feel.

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Penn State researchers to investigate Apple Watch as learning tool

An upcoming research program to be conducted by Penn State University staff is exploring the effect wearables like Apple Watch have on human behavior, with an eye on turning the device into a learning tool.

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