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Good morning! Do you remember Magic Leap? You might remember the hype. Well, we now have a headset to stare at — even if it’s just a render. Your old iPhone is also slow for a reason and there’s talk of a YouTube rival from Amazon.
After years of hype, Magic Leap is finally showing off CGI renders of its first mixed reality headset. The Magic Leap One: Creator Edition makes virtual objects appear in real life thanks to light field technology, and room-mapping tech makes sure they stay wherever you put them. It ships in 2018 — just don’t ask about the price.
The software fix that helped out with battery-induced resets on iPhone 6-era phones had an impact you may not have known about. After tests by Geekbench revealed older phones were underclocked, Apple revealed that iOS slows the CPU down when a battery is cold, old or just low on juice. If your phone is running more slowly than it used to, replacing the battery could get it back up to speed right away.
Now that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds has been officially released, what’s next? According to its developers, making the game the best it can be, and getting the Xbox version up to par with the PC release with an eye toward cross-platform play.
All three of LG’s new monitors are DisplayHDR 600-rated.
The second smartphone developed by BlackBerry Mobile is an all-touch affair, and it manages to get more right than wrong. The combination of a mid-range chipset, a 5.5-inch 1080p screen and an enormous battery means the new BlackBerry Motion routinely runs for two days on a single charge. We also appreciated the handful of valuable software features layered on top of Android, something we can’t say of every phone maker. Unfortunately, the camera’s performance left a lot to be desired, and there are more powerful devices available in the same price range. Ultimately, it’s a good phone, but not a very good deal.
But wait, there’s more…
- Amazon may be planning a YouTube rival
- California is set to hit its green-energy goals a decade early
- Trump removes climate change from national security strategy
- ‘Donut County’ is a love letter to LA
- Samsung’s new wall-mountable soundbar has a built-in subwoofer
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