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StudioBricks is a Barcelona-based startup that sends you a studio in a box

By | barcelona, digital media, Gadgets, ikea, Ohio, Software, spain, TC, United States, world wide web, YouTube

My friend Rick is a voiceover artist and works in Ohio – right along the flight path for jets taking off and landing at the Columbus airport. As a result, he said, he had to record late at night when the airport closed, a limitation that he found exasperating. Enter StudioBricks, a cool startup from […]

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Nvidia stuns by driving a car in real life through virtual reality

By | ceo, Computer Hardware, computing, digital media, driver, ford fusion, Gadgets, HTC, htc corporation, HTC Vive, Jensen Huang, leader, nvidia, Virtual reality, Vive

Today at Nvidia’s GTC conference the company unveiled a wild technology demo and it’s straight out of Black Panther. Simply put, a driver using virtual reality was remotely controlling a car in real life. “He’s not with us,” Jensen Huang, CEO of Nvidia, said pointing the driver on the stage. “He’s looking at this virtual […]

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New Destiny 2 Alexa skills let you ask Ghost to do stuff in-game

By | Alexa, amazon alexa, computing, destiny, destiny 2, digital media, first person shooters, Gadgets, Gaming, ghost, Hardware, Software, TC

 Destiny 2 fans will know that you get your own virtual assistant of source in the game world – Ghost, who sort of floats around and guides you. The new Alexa skill for Destiny 2 allows you to ask Ghost to do a number of things for you, including provide guidance about your in-game mission, calling backup, equipping different armour and weapon sets and providing lore and fictional… Read More

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YouTube returns to the Amazon Echo Show

By | Amazon, Amazon Echo, Amazon.com, digital media, Echo Show, Gadgets, Google, google search, Hardware, Internet, smart speakers, social media, TC, Technology, world wide web, YouTube

 When the Amazon Echo Show first debuted, it included a YouTube feature, as is right and proper for a device with a screen capable of playing video and connecting to the internet. But Google quickly nixed the Echo Show YouTube player, since it was a non-standard presentation of the company’s stuff which did not comply with their terms of use. Now, YouTube is back on Echo Show (via… Read More

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Vertu is dead

By | digital media, electronics, Gadgets, iOS, iPhone, luxury brands, mobile phone, Nokia, TC, Technology, Vertu

 It’s been a long, downward slide for cellphone maker Vertu. The company, founded by Nokia in 1998, was supposed to be a luxury phone provider to the stars and, to a degree, it delivered. They sold the $11,000 phones like expensive watches in boutique stores in tony neighborhoods. Vertu, with its precious metals and fine, hand-cut leather was supposed to maintain its luxury lead for… Read More

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