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Hound launches on iOS as a formidable personal assistant competitor to Siri Hound launches on iOS as a formidable personal assistant competitor to Siri
- Марта 03, 2016

The app even allowed you to sing to it and-provided you were nearly in tune-it would recognize your attempt and add that song to the SoundHound music community. Hands-free - Hound can be used completely hands-free by saying "OK, Hound ..." which enables use cases when users cannot touch their phones. (more...)
Astronauts Prepare To Head Home After A Year In Space
- Марта 03, 2016

Kelly's mission to the International Space Station is seen as an important step towards the human exploration of Mars, providing scientists with the chance to study the long-term effects of space travel on the human body. "They did it, they're back from a year in space , and they stuck the landing", said Rob Gutro, a public affairs officer for NASA who rode out to the Soyuz capsule's landing site on a remote plain in Kazakhstan with search and rescue teams sent to recover the ... (more...)
Real Dog Meets Giant Robot Dog Real Dog Meets Giant Robot Dog
- Марта 02, 2016

Atlas is also used by the U.S. Army, the Navy and the Marines-its a tough dude. Andy Rubin's dog Alex was not pleased with Google's Boston Dynamics robotic dog Spot . This means the robot can assess and respond to challenging terrain, such as hills, steps, moving objects and being toppled over. Google's secretive team at Boston Dynamics now leads the way in robotics. (more...)
The 2017 Corvette Grand Sport is Ready to Race The 2017 Corvette Grand Sport is Ready to Race
- Марта 02, 2016

Brembo supplies a set of six-piston calipers and 14-inch rotors up front and four-piston calipers and 13.4-inch rotors out back. Essentially, it's a Z06 without the supercharged engine. Cornering grip is pegged at 1.05g for the Grand Sport or 1.2g when you add the Z07 package. Factor in an aero package, bespoke wheels with ultra sticky rubber, custom suspension joined by heftier brakes, and you end up with a C7 'Vette that can nearly match the 640 hp ZR1's lap time around GM's Milford ... (more...)
Google starts selling Cardboard gear Google starts selling Cardboard gear
- Марта 01, 2016

But the tiny addition to Google's online store could be important down the line. The Google Store is now selling VR headsets, with three models to choose from. Pretty slim pickings for VR enthusiasts, but a step in the right direction from Google. Google has been pushing the widespread adoption of virtual reality for a few years now, so it's no surprise to see the company has finally created a dedicated virtual reality section in the Google Store. (more...)
Virtual Reality now has a home in the Google Store Virtual Reality now has a home in the Google Store
- Марта 01, 2016

There's not a whole lot to choose from at the moment, though newbies looking to see what all the VR fuss is about might want to put down $15 for the Mountain View company's Cardboard headset. This is further fueled by reports earlier this month that indicate Google is working on a Cardboard design update, as well as a standalone, untethered headset, boasting a powerful processor and its own screen. (more...)

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