All Screens Are Not Created Equal

schooltablet Recently, Taiwanese lawmakers approved the “Child and Youth Welfare and Protection Act,” making it illegal for children under the age of 18 to use electronic devices for excessive periods of time. In the United States, we don’t have legislation restricting screen time, but organizations like the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood (CCFC) have addressed the issue of… Read More

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Draw A Crappy Emoji On Your Android Wear Watch And It Will Send The Real One

Draw Emoji Android Wear Watch Internet kids reojice! Are you sick of browsing through endless emoji to find the right one? Now Google’s smartwatch operating system Android Wear will let you draw a clumsy version of the emoji you want, like a martini glass. Wear scans your drawing, and then shows matching emoji with the same shape. Tap one, and you can instantly send it to a friend. Read More

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Google Has Shipped Over 1 Million Cardboard VR Units

google-io-20150282 Google revealed today that Cardboard has quietly become the leading VR platform in terms of platform reach – over 1 million Cardboard units have shipped to users so far, a 100 percent increase on the 500,000 milestone it announced in December last year. Cardboard’s progression is a testament to Google’s approach, which favors simplicity and low barriers to entry instead… Read More

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Google’s New Cardboard VR Kit Supports Phones With Up To 6″ Screens

google-io-20150283 Google didn’t go crazy and build a brand new Cardboard VR set for I/O this year as was rumored – but it did modify the original version with tweaks designed to fit the needs of the contemporary smartphone market. The Cardboard VR kit, which is still indeed made of cardboard, now supports phones with displays up to 6-inches in diameter, meaning it will work with the Nexus 6, among… Read More

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Google’s New Cardboard VR Kit Supports Phones With Up To 6″ Screens

google-io-20150283 Google didn’t go crazy and build a brand new Cardboard VR set for I/O this year as was rumored – but it did modify the original version with tweaks designed to fit the needs of the contemporary smartphone market. The Cardboard VR kit, which is still indeed made of cardboard, now supports phones with displays up to 6-inches in diameter, meaning it will work with the Nexus 6, among… Read More

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