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WTOP WASHINGTON — More than 263,000 iPhone cases sold worldwide have been recalled after about two dozen reports of skin irritation and chemical burns after contact with the product, according to the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission. MixBin Electronics announced Tuesday the recall of their liquid glitter iPhone cases, which are plastic …

By Tracy Staedter Augmented reality lies at two extremes. On the one side are wearable headsets like Microsoft’s HoloLens, which costs between $3,000 and $5,000, and mixes virtual reality with augmented reality for a holographic experience. On the other side are free apps, like Pokémon Go, which use software and …

Article from Zd Net   In order for the Windows brand and Microsoft’s software business to live, Windows — as it exists today — must die. MORE WINDOWS 10 It is important we have some historical perspective of what “death” actually means for Windows, because it’s already happened twice. The …

Article from Quartz The video was on Facebook for 20 hours. It showed Wuttisan Wongtalay, a 20-year-old man in Thailand, slipping a noose over his 11-month-old daughter’s neck and dropping her off the side of the building to her death. Off camera, Wongtalay then committed suicide, but his Facebook video …

By Kacey Deamer Forget plane-pulled banners ― there may be a new way to advertise in the sky. The Japanese telecom company NTT DOCOMO recently revealed what it claims is the “world’s first spherical drone display.” Although it appears to be a solid, globe-shaped screen while in flight, the display is …

By Laura Geggel A new Google Earth Virtual Reality (VR) feature allows users to enter any address — whether it’s grandma’s house or a 19th-century castle in Germany — and fly over it in 3D with a VR headset. When Google Earth VR debuted, people could virtually visit a number …

The Google Pixel and Pixel XL launched last year are among the hottest smartphones on the market, but anticipation is already building up for the next-generation Pixel 2 lineup. Google is already working on the new generation of Pixel smartphones and it accidentally revealed their code names recently, fueling speculation about what …

On Wednesday, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S8 and S8+, its new smartphones launching in April, which it hopes will fuel a comeback from the disastrous Galaxy Note 7 recall. The S8 packs several interesting features, including an Infinity Display, wireless charging and the introduction of its personal digital assistant, Bixby. Yes, …

3D printing is here to stay. Every day we see articles that show us the latest accomplishment using 3D printers. From bridges printed entirely in 3D to 3D replicas of lost architecture or for something silly machines that print pizzas. We are fascinated and impressed by everything they can do, but still, regard …

Ok Google, what can Google Assistant do? The answer depends on what hardware you’re using. Google announced last month it would soon release Google Assistant — its latest iteration of an Alexa/Siri-like voice tool — on phones running newer versions of Android after users install an upgrade. These phones will …