Mercedes + Nvidia Could Catch Tesla and Create a Truly Smart Car

Mercedes + Nvidia Could Catch Tesla and Create a Truly Smart Car

So if you take the leader of car intelligence, one that understands concepts like PCs as a service (PaaS), and Software as a Service (Saas), you have the potential to redefine the car market with a more engaging solution than Tesla now offers -- and you have the potential increased economies of scale provided by the combined Mercedes/Nvidia partnership.

Twitter's Security Blunder: More Dangerous Than You Think

Twitter's Security Blunder: More Dangerous Than You Think

Email addresses, phone numbers, and the last four digits of the credit cards used to buy ads on Twitter were left in browser cache after the transaction, and that cache was not secured.

Macs Move to Apple Silicon Announced at WWDC

Macs Move to Apple Silicon Announced at WWDC

During that time, it revealed it would continue to make Intel-based machines, while offering software to enable programs written for those computers to run on Apple silicon Macs.

Tech-based Apple 's upcoming ARM processors originally intended for VR headsets

Tech-based Apple 's upcoming ARM processors originally intended for VR headsets

Typically processors intended for VR and AR are quite powerful and Apple could use its influence over both software and hardware layers to further boost performance, something that has differentiated its iPhones and iPads for many years.

Bloomberg: Apple's AR/VR Gaming Headset Plans Altered By Internal Divisions

Bloomberg: Apple's AR/VR Gaming Headset Plans Altered By Internal Divisions

Instead, Rockwell’s team planned to sell a stationary hub, which in prototype form resembled a small Mac, that would connect to the headset with a wireless signal.Apple's engineering teams are reportedly still testing the device on different head shapes to find the ideal fit, and the company hasn't settled on pricing.

Apple to Design Its Own ARM-Based Mac Chips

Apple to Design Its Own ARM-Based Mac Chips

Users, developers and Apple itself will benefit from the company's move away from Intel chips in favor of designing its own processors, maintained Linn Huang, research vice president for devices and displays at IDC, a market research company in Framingham, Massachusetts.

Apple Wins Patent for an AR/VR Headset that uses a Dynamic Focus 3D Display that projects images Directly unto the Retina

Apple Wins Patent for an AR/VR Headset that uses a Dynamic Focus 3D Display that projects images Directly unto the Retina

The dynamic focusing components and techniques used in Apple's granted patent may be used in a direct retinal projector system to dynamically and correctly focus each pixel in the VR images as the images are being scanned to a subject's eyes.

Will Apple's AR Glasses Be Ready for Spring 2021 Debut?

Will Apple's AR Glasses Be Ready for Spring 2021 Debut?

Most smart devices depend on a smartphone, at least for initial setup, said Julie Ask, principal analyst at Forrester Research, a market research company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

What if Apple… never launches an XR device?

What if Apple… never launches an XR device?

And the promising Magic Leap only moved 6,000 headsets in its first six months, instead of the projected 100,000.Of course, Apple will undoubtedly be developing its own VR glasses — just like the research is doing on self-driving cars, drones and dozens of other things.

Leaker claims to have seen “Apple Glass” AR glasses, details how they’ll work

Leaker claims to have seen “Apple Glass” AR glasses, details how they’ll work

Glass was one of the first consumer heads-up-display computers, but all anyone could talk about was where it was appropriate to wear a camera, basically boiling the product down to a face-mounted Go-Pro. The third big differentiator here is actual augmented reality technology, which would be able to sense the outside world in 3D and overlay information on it.

Apple Gingerly Sets More Stores to Reopen

Apple Gingerly Sets More Stores to Reopen

"Our commitment is to only move forward with a reopening once we're confident we can safely return to serving customers from our stores," Apple Senior Vice President of Retail Deirdre O'Brien wrote in an open letter to company's customers.

Apple confirms it bought virtual reality event startup NextVR

Apple confirms it bought virtual reality event startup NextVR

Apple has confirmed it did indeed purchase virtual reality company NextVR, which specializes in recording live events like concerts and sports matches to be experienced in VR, according to Bloomberg.

Valve will no longer support SteamVR on macOS

Valve will no longer support SteamVR on macOS

In an unsurprising turn of events, Valve has announced that it is ending SteamVR support for macOS.Spotted by Apple Insider, the company made a terse announcement on its website, stating that "SteamVR has ended [macOS] support so our team can focus on Windows and Linux."

Bottom Line: iPhone SE Packs Great Value for the Money

Bottom Line: iPhone SE Packs Great Value for the Money

Some mid-range Android phones offer excellent performance, extra-long battery life and even headphone jacks, noted Goode, but purchasing a smartphone is "effectively deciding which ecosystem you want to live in.".Standout features include flagship specs at an affordable price, small size, decent camera performance and the water resistance, he said.

UK Rejects Apple-Google Contact Tracing Approach

UK Rejects Apple-Google Contact Tracing Approach

Apple and Google earlier this month released APIs to help developers, including nation states, create contact tracing apps for the Exposure Notification system they're collaborating on.On the other hand, the NHS app has an edge over the Apple-Google solution when it comes to protecting location data, he continued.

Our interview with WebXR Developer Fabien Bénétou

Our interview with WebXR Developer Fabien Bénétou

That’s very different from Apple with ARKit or Google with ARCore, where they can add a new feature and developers just get started with it.But if you’re thinking longer-term and you want to eventually ship on many devices and platforms, you should be taking WebXR seriously and getting started with it today.’.

Samsung's Galaxy Watch to Get BP Monitoring Feature

Samsung's Galaxy Watch to Get BP Monitoring Feature

By helping users measure and track their blood pressure, the Health Monitor app supports more informed decision making that can lead to healthier lives, Samsung said.The watch measures blood pressure through pulse wave analysis, which is tracked with the device's Heart Rate Monitoring sensors, Samsung said.

Getting Back to Work: Could Intel's Bunny Suits Be in Our Post COVID-19 Future?

Getting Back to Work: Could Intel's Bunny Suits Be in Our Post COVID-19 Future?

However, in the case of an outbreak, rather than shutting the country down, having another alternative -- a bunny suit -- would address the social distancing issue and still allow people to interact in close quarters.

Apple Offers 'Good Enough' iPhone SE at Attractive Price

Apple Offers 'Good Enough' iPhone SE at Attractive Price

"I think there's been demand for a new SE type device for some time, especially as prices for the latest versions of iPhones have continued to climb," noted Gerrit Schneemann, senior analyst at IHS Technology.Apple introduced Gigabit LTE support in the XS, and many of the new iPhone SE's features are available in current iPhones.

Contact Tracing Phone Apps: Health vs. Privacy

Contact Tracing Phone Apps: Health vs. Privacy

To help public health officials slow the spread of #COVID19, Google & @Apple are working on a contact tracing approach designed with strong controls and protections for user privacy.

Apple Reportedly Acquiring NextVR for $100 Million

Apple Reportedly Acquiring NextVR for $100 Million

Apple is planning to acquire California-based virtual reality company NextVR in a deal said to be worth $100 million, 9to5Mac reported over the weekend.For the last several years, rumors have indicated that Apple is exploring multiple augmented, virtual, and mixed reality headset options, and has some kind of AR/VR headset project in the works.

Apple to Pay Up to $500M for Throttling iPhones

Apple to Pay Up to $500M for Throttling iPhones

However, the settlement "comes cheap for Apple, as most customers bought new iPhones due to the throttling," he told TechNewsWorld.

Apple's Future Headset will deliver exceptional optical performance due to an adjustable lens Wave Guided display system

Apple's Future Headset will deliver exceptional optical performance due to an adjustable lens Wave Guided display system

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to Apple's future Mixed Reality Head-Mounted Device (HMD) that will use a wave guided display system with adjustable lenses.

Oh Quark: Intel Just Changed the Technology Market

Oh Quark: Intel Just Changed the Technology Market

That was true until last week, when Intel surprised the market with an obscure technology codenamed "Quark," which promises to change dramatically the world we live in.

Rumblings in the Cloud

Rumblings in the Cloud

If you think about it, it was Azure, Microsoft's Cloud effort, that put the company back on the technology map and founded its valuation increase so it could challenge Amazon, Apple and Google for the most valuable company title.

DoubleTake App Turns Your iPhone Into a Multi-Cam Studio

DoubleTake App Turns Your iPhone Into a Multi-Cam Studio

A new iPhone app allows you to capture two high-quality video streams simultaneously from any of the mobile device's cameras.Called "DoubleTake," the free software is produced by FiLMiC, based in Seattle, which also makes a pro style video capture and editing app for the iPhone.

Apple 'finger devices' patent lets users control objects in virtual reality

Apple 'finger devices' patent lets users control objects in virtual reality

The patent filing describes how “finger input from a user may be used to manipulate virtual objects in a mixed reality or virtual reality environment while a haptic output device in a finger device provides associate haptic output”.

Tim Cook Subtly Dinged Mark Zuckerburg by Saying Augmented Reality Doesn't Isolate People Like Other Technologies

Tim Cook Subtly Dinged Mark Zuckerburg by Saying Augmented Reality Doesn't Isolate People Like Other Technologies

The Apple CEO seemed to criticize virtual reality technology, which Facebook has invested heavily in.And in a 2016 interview with Mathias Döpfner, CEO of Business Insider's parent firm Axel Springer, Zuckerberg pushed back against the idea VR could be isolating, saying "nothing could be further from the truth.".

Apple, DoJ Grapple Over Cracking Terrorist's iPhones

Apple, DoJ Grapple Over Cracking Terrorist's iPhones

Barr called out Apple for refusing to help the FBI recover data on the phones owned by the cadet, Lt. Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, who also was a member of the Royal Saudi Air Force.

A Secret Strategy That Could Be Apple's Fatal Self-Inflicted Blow

A Secret Strategy That Could Be Apple's Fatal Self-Inflicted Blow

However, unlike its prior attempts, Apple's efforts against Qualcomm have failed so far, and that raises the possibility of another strategy.