New Dev Tool Brings Automation to Code Changes

New Dev Tool Brings Automation to Code Changes

Sourcegraph on Wednesday launched Batch Changes, an automated internal coding tool that allows enterprises to automate and track large-scale code changes across all repositories and code hosts.

It's Time to Consider 3D Printed Homes

It's Time to Consider 3D Printed Homes

Last week I was on a panel discussing how 3D printed home building could help emerging countries more rapidly deal with homeless issues, reduce the discrepancies between the poor and rich, and create a more sustainable future.Let's talk about 3D printed homes, and we'll close with my product of the week, the ARM-based HP Elite Folio.

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce

Practicing Productivity to Empower the Workforce

"The results provide clarity into which productivity method works best for you based on your unique strengths, challenges and goals, and then offers helpful information and tips to better suit your working style," Salihefendić explained to the E-Commerce Times.

The Evolving Future of the Office

The Evolving Future of the Office

These trends all suggest that most of us will continue to work from home and that company offices will need to be redesigned; not with huddle rooms that still put folks in close physical proximity, but with systems that can better protect employees from viruses.

Wearable Device Aims to Diminish Distractions, Sharpen Focus

Wearable Device Aims to Diminish Distractions, Sharpen Focus

Foci is a "Focus Wearable" device by U.K.-based company Tinylogics that combines cognitive biometrics with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to help you focus better.This user guide did not help get the wearable device paired to the Foci app.

Apple mixed-reality headset: Two 8K displays, $3,000 price tag

Apple mixed-reality headset: Two 8K displays, $3,000 price tag

Last year, Apple internally discussed pricing the product around $3,000, more than the starting price of the company’s high-end laptops but around the $3,500 that Microsoft charges for its mixed-reality headset, HoloLens, according to the person with direct knowledge of the device.

Logitech’s New VR Stylus Gets a Test Run From Design Partners

Logitech’s New VR Stylus Gets a Test Run From Design Partners

Design Partners Chief Design Officer Cormac Ó Conaire shared his experiences using the VR Ink Pilot Edition, some of his views on VR in product design, and insight into how even a beta version of an enterprise solution actually impacts us all.

How Is Virtual Reality Changing Animation?

How Is Virtual Reality Changing Animation?

While many creators are already using VR tools for skill-intensive and time-consuming tasks, it is believed that virtual reality will soon take the world of animation into new realms.As virtual reality technology evolves, we can expect more intuitive user interfaces in the future.

A Momentous Week for 4 Tech Vendors

A Momentous Week for 4 Tech Vendors

From more effective courts and legislators, to flexible and intelligent robots, to tools we can use to improve remote productivity, to validation that our justice system works -- last week was remarkable.

Quest 2 Jailbreak Effort Reports Success Bypassing Facebook Services

Quest 2 Jailbreak Effort Reports Success Bypassing Facebook Services

A researcher from the XR community has gained root access to Oculus Quest 2 and is able to bypass Facebook Login.XRSI wants to help extend the same to AR/VR headsets, which would including protecting the right of users to jailbreak devices like Quest 2.

Return of Remote Workers Brings New Challenges to IT Heads

Return of Remote Workers Brings New Challenges to IT Heads

"Unfortunately, during these times when many organizations have been forced to shift to a more distributed business model, hybrid work practices are causing organizational challenges related to rising cybersecurity risk, defenses being tested, and weaknesses being exposed," Hahad told TechNewsWorld.

Teen Inventors Tackle Viability of Commercial Drones

Teen Inventors Tackle Viability of Commercial Drones

High school student innovators (L-R) Nithilan Kalidoss (15), Arjun Shah (16), Jimit Gosar (17), and Aditya (Aadi) Dhingra (17), also called Team EcoAero , competed against high school teams from around the world at The Conrad Challenge, a multi-phase STEM & entrepreneurship competition, earning the top award for their product invention, Airlyft.

Report: Working From Home May Be a Keeper

Report: Working From Home May Be a Keeper

More than 40 percent of professionals working at home because of the pandemic would prefer to work remotely full time in the future, suggests a new report from Valoir."What was surprising was that the data says more than 40 percent of people prefer working remotely," she told the E-Commerce Times.

4 Amazing Things Nvidia Showcased at Its Virtual GTC

4 Amazing Things Nvidia Showcased at Its Virtual GTC

I'll focus on those things and then close with my product of the week: the new Dell XPS 17, which may now be the perfect work-at-home laptop computer (and it uses Nvidia technology).

Work Life in Times of Coronavirus: Utilizing XR as Workforce Goes Remote

Work Life in Times of Coronavirus: Utilizing XR as Workforce Goes Remote

To ensure productivity and a more effective remote workforce in times of coronavirus, companies are utilizing XR solutions like augmented and virtual reality apps.By leveraging virtual and augmented reality, businesses can manage their remote workforce and also utilize tools for better collaboration.

Samsung Debuts Sleek Galaxy Chromebook

Samsung Debuts Sleek Galaxy Chromebook

The premium 2-in-1 Chromebook combines sleek design and next-generation productivity features with a seamless user experience.For instance, the built-in pen lets you write, draw and navigate Galaxy Chromebook quickly and efficiently, much like the user experience with the Samsung Note smartphone.

CES 2020: Prepare to Be Amazed

CES 2020: Prepare to Be Amazed

I'll share my thoughts about CES, and close with one of the more interesting products coming out next year -- a device that promises to help improve management of your energy level and sleep without drugs.

Adobe acquires 3D VR sculpting tool Medium from Facebook

Adobe acquires 3D VR sculpting tool Medium from Facebook

Adobe has picked up Facebook's Oculus-focused sculpting program Medium for an undisclosed sum, a move the Medium team says brings the tool out of strictly video games and to a wider creative audience.In the short term, nothing is changing for current Medium users.

A New Chapter for Medium: Joining the Adobe Family

A New Chapter for Medium: Joining the Adobe Family

Medium joining the Adobe family brings both new talent and technology to Adobe and solidifies Medium’s position as a premier sculpting application and professional tool.Today’s news is a continuation of our journey to revolutionize 3D art creation, and we have the Medium community to thank.

How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

How augmented reality boosts training and productivity

Once the stuff of sci-fi movies and video games, AR is starting to creep into the enterprise in an array of fledging use cases, from training and retail user experiences to an increasing number of applications in the industrial space as a way to bolster workforce productivity, reduce scrap and rework, and improve safety and compliance.

Google, Microsoft In Step in New Era

Google, Microsoft In Step in New Era

Both firms now are pretty much on the same page -- not only with regard to an increasing customer focus, but also when it comes to putting their efforts into making the world a better place.

Using the Contact Center to Help Build Brand Loyalty

Using the Contact Center to Help Build Brand Loyalty

In addition to improving contact center effectiveness, mainly through providing better context, these technologies present opportunities for improving self-service support options by more intelligently applying automation to guide users to the fastest-possible resolution to common problems.

Apple to Focus on Productivity With Next macOS, iOS Releases

Apple to Focus on Productivity With Next macOS, iOS Releases

There are a number of third-party products on the market to add an iPad as a second display for a Mac, but the feature will become native to Apple's desktops and laptops with the next version of macOS, version 10.15, according to 9to5Mac. The feature, referred to internally as "sidecar," reportedly can be accessed by hovering a Mac's cursor over the green button to maximize a window in macOS.

Oculus at VRDC/GDC 2019: See You There!

Oculus at VRDC/GDC 2019: See You There!

Office Hours Sign Up Now Available Date: Monday, 3/18/10 + Tuesday, 3/19/19 Time: 10:00AM - 5:00PM (excluding 12:00PM - 1:00PM) Location: Moscone South, Room 212 Oculus + MeetToMatch - Connection Lounge While it is relatively easy to meet people at a conference the size of GDC, it's not always as simple to meet the right developer/publisher/designer that you're hoping to collaborate with in the future (and hallways aren't always ideal for a serious conversation).

Magic Leap Announces Winners of the First Round of Independent Creator Program

Magic Leap Announces Winners of the First Round of Independent Creator Program

Magic Leap awarded companies in twelve categories: Education, Gaming, Productivity, Entertainment, Retail and Commerce, Creator Tools, Collaboration, Architecture and Construction, Data Visualization, Workplace Training, Documentary, and Health and Wellness. Solutions offered by this company allow users to teach new skills or collaborate over cloud-based interactive models and systems.

Why Intel Is in Such Horrid Condition

Why Intel Is in Such Horrid Condition

Negligent Executive Leadership At the heart of Intel's problems are two things: 1) Its last CEO lacked board oversight and crippled the company; and 2) Lack of focus -- it is torn between initiatives and has overcut expenses and employees, resulting in a clear inability to execute.

VR Intelligence Announces Top XR Industry Events in Europe and US

VR Intelligence Announces Top XR Industry Events in Europe and US

Many interesting topics are included in the agenda, such as: Some of the expert speakers who have confirmed their participation at the event are: Apart from these expert speakers, VRX Europe will also include key participants from the XR industry: content creators, enterprise/consumer brands, as well as immersive technology hardware and software companies.

Best VR Headsets for Gaming and PC 2019

Best VR Headsets for Gaming and PC 2019

But now, there’s another industry juggernaut solidly in the VR headset game: In October 2017, Microsoft rolled out the Windows Mixed Reality platform, which includes HMDs from several hardware partners, like Dell, Acer, Samsung and others.

Microsoft, Kroger Ring Up Retail as a Service

Microsoft, Kroger Ring Up Retail as a Service

Using Microsoft Azure AI, EDGE Shelf will connect with Kroger's Scan, Bag, Go app, available on Google Play and at the Apple App Store, to create a guided shopping experience.

For AR/VR 2.0 to live, AR/VR 1.0 must die

For AR/VR 2.0 to live, AR/VR 1.0 must die

Smartglasses enterprise revenue Smartglasses enterprise pilot projects and full-scale rollouts have been symptomatic of an early-stage tech platform, but real-world productivity results are now being delivered with companies like Lockheed Martin reducing satellite building activities by more than 50 percent using HoloLens/Scope AR .