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Google Funds Virtual Reality Company Magic Leap

Google Funds Virtual Reality Company Magic Leap

By Chris Crum 19 mins ago

Magic Leap, a technology company, which works in augmented reality, virtual reality, and mobile computing, announced that it has raised $542 million in Series B funding, and that this funding was led by Google. Other participants in the round are …

Gmail App To Get Third-Party Account Support Gmail App To Get Third-Party Account Support

Google officially announced Android 5.0 Lollipop last week, and now it appears the Gmail app is getting a new update to go along with it. Android Police is reporting that the new app will be able to handle email accounts …

Spotify Announces New Family Plans Spotify Announces New Family Plans

Spotify announced a new set of family plans so if you share your account with your family, you can keep preferences, history, playlists, etc. separate. It will enable you to save 50% per additional member compared to getting everyone their …

Interesting Google Video Looks At Speech Recognition Interesting Google Video Looks At Speech Recognition

Google has a new video out, which it calls a “short film” about speech recognition. It starts with the early days and works its way up to the incredible technology that’s available today (including from Google, of course…okay, it’s pretty …

Here's What's About To Hit Netflix Here's What's About To Hit Netflix

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. We don’t …

HBO's New Streaming Service Could Cost $15 a Month HBO's New Streaming Service Could Cost $15 a Month

Would you pay $15 a month for a service that let you watch all of HBO’s content without the bulky ball and chain of a cable subscription? Apart from the format it will take, pricing is the number one question …

Twitter Launches Audio Cards With SoundCloud Twitter Launches Audio Cards With SoundCloud

Twitter announced a new audio card that lets users listen to audio directly from their timelines. The first partner on board is SoundCloud. The feature works on iOS and Android devices as well as the desktop. Here’s an example from …

New Mac Mini Among Apple’s New Products New Mac Mini Among Apple’s New Products

Apple announced a new Mac Mini at its big event on Thursday. It features fourth generation Intel Core processors, integrated graphics, which the company says are up to 90% faster, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Thunderbolt 2. “People love Mac mini. It’s …

Apple Shows Off New iMac With Retina 5K Display Apple Shows Off New iMac With Retina 5K Display

At its big press event on Thursday, Apple unveiled its 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display. The usual adjectives were tossed around: breathtaking, amazing, magical, gorgeous. It costs $2,499. It has 3.5 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost …

New iPads Unveiled at Apple Event New iPads Unveiled at Apple Event

As expected, Apple has unveiled a couple of new iPads at their big event, the second such event in recent history. After about 45 minutes of patting themselves on the back for the previous event’s achievements (as Apple is wont …

Apple Event: OS X Yosemite Available Today Apple Event: OS X Yosemite Available Today

It’s been slow going at the big Apple event today. From more streaming issues to an incredibly long run of self congratulations and demos of products previously announced, it took roughly forty-five minutes to finally get to the new iPad …

Apple Event Has Streaming Issues Again Apple Event Has Streaming Issues Again

Update: It seems that the streaming issues are only getting worse as the event goes on. Apple began its latest product event at 1:00 PM Eastern, once again promising to stream it live. Last time, the streaming didn’t go so …

Google Fiber Heads To Austin, Texas Google Fiber Heads To Austin, Texas

At a press event, Google announced that Google Fiber will come to Austin in December, where it will reside alongside AT&T’s gigabit internet. Google announced plans to launch Fiber in Austin back in April of last year. “It’s a mecca …

Google Glass Gets Android Notifications Google Glass Gets Android Notifications

Google announced the launch of a new notification sync feature for Google Glass, enabling users to see Android app notifications on the device. The feature mirrors a similar one on Android Wear, the platform used by Android smart watches. Google …

Christian Bale the Newest Rumored Steve Jobs, Again Christian Bale the Newest Rumored Steve Jobs, Again

In regard to the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic (the one based on the Walter Isaacson book, not the Ashton Kutcher one), remember when it was Bale or bust? Then we took a ride on the Leo DiCaprio rumor train? Ok, …

New iPads ‘Leaked’ Include iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3 New iPads ‘Leaked’ Include iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3

Well, there are the new iPads. Apple has done exactly what it wanted screwed up a bit and inadvertently unveiled the new line of iPads. What you see above is a screenshot from the iPad User Guide For iO8, an …

Google Announces Lollipop, New Nexus Devices Google Announces Lollipop, New Nexus Devices

Google just announced that the new version of Android is called Lollipop. It also announced a trio of new Nexus devices: the Nexus 6 smartphone, the Nexus 9 tablet, and the Nexus Player Android TV device. First things first. Google …