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Lenovo Phab2 Pro Is First Project Tango Augmented Reality Smartphone
- June 14, 2016

The thing is yet to be mentioned here: Google Tango AR. PC MAKER Lenovo has unveiled the PHAB2 Pro, the world's first Tango-enabled smartphone. The idea of the project is to give mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion that will allow the devices to provide more data to users than is seen on a touch screen. (more...)
Riley says Whiteside will be top Heat summer priority Riley says Whiteside will be top Heat summer priority
- May 19, 2016

The Heat have done a better job this season, reaching the second round before getting eliminated by the Toronto Raptors. The report added that 11-time All-star even attempted to return during this year's playoffs, which caused a friction between him and the Heat management. (more...)
Google Launches Spaces App for Small Group Sharing Google Launches Spaces App for Small Group Sharing
- May 17, 2016

Does anyone out there think Google should have built these features into Hangouts? Google may have another big VR announcement coming soon - the company is rumoured to be launching the "Android VR" at this week's I/O developer conference, a standalone VR headset created to bridge the gap between high-end devices like the Oculus Rift, and simple contraptions like Google Cardboard. (more...)
Cameroon says 5 Boko Haram leaders arrested; dozens freed
- May 16, 2016

Among the topics discussed was the effective deployment of a long-awaited regional African force of some eight thousand soldiers to fight Boko Haram. Leaders at the summit, including French president Francois Hollande, say they are anxious about the spread of Boko Haram's influence in Western Africa. (more...)
Google working on an Amazon Echo competitor codenamed 'Chirp' Google working on an Amazon Echo competitor codenamed 'Chirp'
- May 13, 2016

This isn't an entirely new area for Google-Android users have been able to summon Google's voice search and assistance features by saying the words "Okay, Google " into their devices, but there hasn't been a comparable smart-home product. Consumer Intelligence Research Partners estimates Amazon has already sold three million units in the US ( Amazon doesn't release sales figures for its devices). (more...)
As White House dreams fade, Sanders seeks West Virginia win
- May 12, 2016

Interestingly, Senator Bernie Sanders - Democratic rival of Clinton - leads Trump by a few points in all these three States. "Trump would do a better job handling the economy, voters say". This is a state where Hillary Clinton won by over 40 points over Barack Obama in 2008. This time around, Clinton faces difficulties of her own making in West Virginia after saying in a March CNN town hall meeting in OH that she was going to put a "lot of coal miners and coal companies out ... (more...)