Now I know what a tiny 1,000-ppi 4K display looks like

At this year’s CEATEC, Sharp is showing off a bunch of hot new displays that might actually have some practical use. If you thought the pixel density wars ended once we reached the point where the naked eye can no longer tell the difference between ever-sharper smartphone screens, VR may make …

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First Click: Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, or PlayStation VR?

The week started with Google taking the wraps off the $79 Daydream View VR headset and wireless controller. Google also introduced the first Pixel phones that start at $649 and run Android 7.1 with built-in VR support. That’ll put Google in direct competition with Samsung’s Galaxy VR offering when the View ships in …

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These gaming headphones come with a neck twist

Gaming headsets meet gyroscopes and accelerometers on a new Kickstarter project called the Booster One. Borrowing the split-headband design of modern classics like the Sennheiser HD25, and using the now-ubiquitous aluminum for their construction, the Booster Ones aren’t all that unusual in their looks. Where they differ from most is …

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Disney's new hopping robot is just super excited to meet you

Disney’s research lab publishes a lot of fascinating work, but it’s not always obvious what their end-goal is. In this case, though, we can safely say: Disney is building a Tigger. They’re calling it a single-legged hopping robot, but it’s impossible that the company wouldn’t try and develop it into a …

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GIANT SHARP 27-INCH 8K HDR 120HZ IGZO IPS MONITOR

Never let it be said that I force you to click headlines to find out the important stuff about a product — everything you need to know about this one is right up top. Sharp is showing off this prototype at its booth at Japanese trade show CEATEC, and it …

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Duolingo's new crew of AI tutors will help you learn languages

Duolingo, the popular free language-learning platform, launched three language “tutors” in its iOS app today, marketing the AI-powered chatbots as a way of helping users learn a new language without having to pay for expensive lessons. Users can text back and forth to practice a new language, giving learners an …

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