This week, Disney sought a patent for “soft and durable” robot actors, the Android Wear 2.0 update confusion appears to be subsiding, a Fitbit saved one woman’s life, Brickerbot is threatening to kill insecure IoT devices worldwide and we got to see a cute mini Macintosh made of Lego.
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A HTC Vive app that lets you 3D-print the things you create!
Viveport is seeing 100,000 unique active users each week which is great!
A survey of VR professionals is showing some positive results! Yay!
HTC have an ad service for the HTC Vive that devs can apply for if looking to test the waters with in-VR ads.
UploadVR had a look at all of the possible VR headsets that Microsoft’s upcoming Project Scorpio might support and their likelihood.
Scary mentions of using VR for torture.
A new way you can make music in VR. Fascinating!
Yep, Bill Gates has his own new Gear VR video channel.
Explore potential hotel rooms in VR before you book!
UploadVR looks as how it tracks, its optics and how it compares to HoloLens.
A look at where AR and technology is headed.
TechCrunch got to try Avegant’s AR headset, here’s their experience.
We had $1.07 billion in AR investments in 2016, over four times 2015.
It will be a 13-week program with mentors from Microsoft.
Confused as to when you’ll get the update? Here’s a list!
The latest version of the Pebble app reduces its need for cloud services.
This woman’s Fitbit saved her life after detecting signs of blood clots.
Soft and stretchable
How 5G is going to make waves in the wearable industry.
I’m so glad this project is still going strong! It looks neat.
Fan of your Amazon Echo and wish Alexa was always around? This might help.
A thought provoking piece on what’s involved in our connected car future.
Google’s DeepMind announced today that it was open sourcing Sonnet, its object-oriented neural network library!
The patent says they need to be “soft and durable” so they can interact with kids. One of the pics reminds me a bit of Big Hero 6.
I wonder if soon we’ll have custom chips for every aspect of emerging tech.
OpenAI has set a benchmark for sentiment analysis trained on Amazon reviews.
Carnegie Mellon’s poker-playing AI continues to outsmart humans, even a strategy of thinking like a machine failed!
It may be temporary, but that’s a pretty big achievement!
Time for AlphaGo’s biggest test!
This attack could render Linux-based IoT devices useless.
The Eero router gives a peek inside their connected home stats. Pretty cool!
This smart home kit brightens each new foster kids’ day when they arrive!
How to not respond when someone leaves your IoT product a bad review!
Alexa can change the color of a range of smart lights with a single command.
New Cortana powered speakers are on the way.
A Wi-Fi enabled, upgradeable Macintosh model made of Lego.