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Facebook Boss Mark Zuckerberg Due In Court Over VR ‘Heist’

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is set to defend Oculus in court today in the lawsuit with id Software owner ZeniMax over the development of virtual reality technology. Zenimax argued its early innovations in VR were unlawfully copied when Oculus built its own headset, the Rift. Oculus was bought by Facebook in 2014, and is seen […]

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Oculus Launches “Rooms” & “Parties” For Gear VR

In an announcement made on Friday, Facebook-owned Oculus said that it is rolling out two new features for the Samsung Gear VR headset. The two features are called ‘Parties’ and ‘Rooms.’ Join a Voice Call with Friends in VR Oculus Parties lets you and up to three friends join a voice call from anywhere in […]

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Facebook Launches An In-App Camera With Unique Art And 3D Special Effects

Messenger launched a new tool complete with art and special effects on Thursday. The update lets users exchange photos with text, stickers, animated effects, illustrated frames and doodles. The update is set to roll out globally to Messenger users in the coming days. The additions are clearly meant as hedges against Snapchat’s colorful, goofy conversations, although […]

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WhatsApp finally launches video calling for one billion+ people

WhatsApp messenger service is today officially rolling out end-to-end encrypted video calling to over 1 billion users of the app across the globe ‘We’re introducing this feature because we know that sometimes voice and text just aren’t enough,’  the company said. ‘There’s no substitute for watching your grandchild take her first steps, or seeing your […]

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Oculus lowers Rift system requirements

The system requirements for the Oculus Rift have been lowered, making VR a little cheaper as a result. When the Oculus Rift launched this year, Oculus’ official minimum recommendation was an 900 system running a GTX 970. Today, the company described a new technology it’s invented, asynchronous spacewarp, that allowed it to bring VR to […]

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PokéDex Go – Facebook Messenger Bot

PokeDex Go – Easy Digital PokéDex It’s difficult to know the strengths and weaknesses of Pokémon at a glance, and switching away from the Pokémon Go! app can be a hassle. With Pokédex Go, you can use your Facebook messenger to quickly look up the strengths and weaknesses of any Pokémon. PokéDex Go works with Facebook messenger, so it is […]

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Meet Facebook’s New App “Lifestage”

Facebook just announced a strange new app called Lifestage, and it was built for teens by a 19-year-old wunderkind Michael Sayman, a Facebook product manager. This new app asks for your happy face, sad face, likes, dislikes, best friend, the way you dance and more, but instead of filling in this biography quiz with text, […]

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Facebook announces its 360-degree camera

During the keynote address at Facebook’s F8 developer conference, the social media giant announced Facebook Surround 360: an open-source 3D-360 camera aimed at the professional marketplace. Facebook says the design solves a variety of technical problems with 360-degree video capture better than anything now on the market, and is encouraging manufacturers and hobbyists to use […]