The dual-screen E Ink Gvido is like a Kindle for sheet music

I’ve been playing the piano on and off for more than decade, and at home I have the scrappiest, messiest folder of sheet music you’ve ever seen. It’s culled from a variety of sources (photocopied jazz standards, out-of-copyright classics, and rough MIDI transcriptions), and covered in scathing notes-to-self (“NO PEDAL …

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Bolivia rejects 'offensive' chicken donation from Bill Gates

Bill Gates’ philanthropic efforts are usually greeted with near-universal praise, but a recent attempt by the US billionaire to donate 100,000 chickens to impoverished countries has ruffled some feathers. The leftist government of Bolivia, one of the nations reportedly earmarked to receive the poultry, has refused the donation, describing Gates’ …

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Michael Bay is working on a 'gritty' action VR project

Michael Bay is getting into the VR game, and you can bet there will be some explosions. The Transformers director is working on a virtual reality project with a startup production studio called The Rogue Initiative, The Hollywood Reporter reports. Bay will also serve as a “strategic advisor” for the company. …

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Oh hey, here’s another new Android phone, the Meizu m3s

Chinese phone manufacturer Meizu showed off its m3s yesterday, and wow it sounds a lot like these phones from Xiaomi. What a day for Chinese Android phones! Like Xiaomi’s Redmi 3S, the m3s has two variations, one with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage and another with 3GB of …

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YouTube and Facebook should be the new hosts of Congress

One of the best shows in politics is happening right now — a filibuster on the floor of the US Senate. Senate Democrats stood on the floor for more than 12 hours on Thursday in an effort to push forward gun control legislation in a pretty remarkable display of rhetoric. …

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You can now watch Hulu in VR on the Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift has been out for months now, and one of the more curious quirks of its library is a conspicuous lack of video content — especially when compared to Samsung’s Gear VR, which also uses the Oculus store. Hulu launched its own Gear VR app in March, for example, …

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