LG’s V30 is another solid, camera-focused flagship

LG’s V30 is another solid, camera-focused flagship

00 LG gets a fraction of the love of heavier hitters like Samsung and Apple, but it’s not for lack of trying. The company makes good — and in many cases envelope-pushing — phones. Recall the company’s recent forays into dual-lenses and new aspect ratios. Heck, the company even released a modular phone before it was cool — sure, it kind of stunk, but it was definitely interesting. Maybe the company will have a little…

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Watch finalists strive for speed in SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod competition

Watch finalists strive for speed in SpaceX’s Hyperloop Pod competition

00 SpaceX this past weekend held its second Hyperloop Pod design competition for student teams at the 0.77 mile-long test track it built near its Hawthorne HQ, and we were there to witness the final showdown between the top three qualifying competitors. The day was an exciting one with the teams eager to show that their pods could not only travel the length of SpaceX’s test track — but also do it fast. In the…

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Apple to remove home button in upcoming high-end iPhone, report says

Apple to remove home button in upcoming high-end iPhone, report says

00 The home button is headed to the trash bin, if a report by Bloomberg is to be believed. According to the report, Apple is ditching the button to make room for a larger screen in one version of the next iPhone. Instead of a home button, users will perform actions using on-screen gesture controls involving a sort of dock of icons. If true this would be the biggest change in iPhone design since the launch of…

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The Future of Virtual and Augmented Reality

The Future of Virtual and Augmented Reality

00 Context approaches higher education with academic and industry leadership to deliver insights that inspire learning. We have explored how advanced technology has transformed the development of augmented and virtual reality in a variety of industries. The result is a market that is expected to be worth $150 billion by 2020. Learn how to gain the education and experience required to enter this rapidly expanding — and potentially lucrative — field. Virtual Reality is Booming…

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Zeiss VR One Connect puts PC games on mobile VR headsets

00 PC-powered VR gaming requires a minimum $500 investment just for the headset, but Zeiss and Steam have introduced a cheaper way to do it. The Zeiss VR One Connect runs SteamVR games powered by a PC, but sends a pre-rendered display signal to a smartphone installed in a mobile VR headset. You can then game using a pair of Zeiss wireless controllers, connected by Bluetooth to your iOS or Android smartphone with a screen between 4.7 and 5.5…

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How Amazon’s Whole Foods compares to Walmart after today’s price cuts

How Amazon’s Whole Foods compares to Walmart after today’s price cuts

00 Amazon closed on Whole Foods today in a $13.7 billion deal and began slashing the chain’s grocery prices this morning as a result. While the deal has much larger implications for Amazon, the goal with the price cuts — including those on many of its organic items — is to bring Whole Foods more in line with rival stores. But even with Amazon willing to slim its margins on Whole Foods’ groceries, can it really expect to compete…

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BMW adds a sport package to the i3 electric vehicle

BMW adds a sport package to the i3 electric vehicle

00 This package comes as part of the i3’s mid-model refresh and should add a boost to the little i3, which is already a blast to drive. The low curb weight and peppy electric powertrain results in a car that’s surprisingly quick and responsive. The 2018 i3S comes equipped with a motor that outputs 184 hp and 199 lb-ft. That’s a slight boost over the standard motor that has 170 hp and 184 lb-ft of…

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YouTube’s big makeover continues with redesigned mobile app, new logo and more

YouTube’s big makeover continues with redesigned mobile app, new logo and more

00 Earlier this year, YouTube introduced a major redesign of its desktop website which delivered a cleaner look and new features like a “dark mode” for nighttime watching. Today, YouTube is taking this update out of beta, and making it available to all users. In addition, the company is extending the design and select new features to its mobile app, and is unveiling an updated logo and icon. This is the biggest change the YouTube logo has…

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Google pulls 300 Android apps used for DDoS attacks

Google pulls 300 Android apps used for DDoS attacks

00 If a random storage manager or video player you downloaded recently has disappeared from your Android device, don’t worry: it might have been for your own good. Google has removed 300 apps from the Play store, which were apparently merely masquerading as legitimate applications. In truth, they were made to hi-jack your phone so it can be used as part of a botnet’s distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. WireX, as the botnet is called, pummeled several content…

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The Insta360 One is a consumer 360 camera with tons of flexibility

The Insta360 One is a consumer 360 camera with tons of flexibility

00 The Insta360 brand has quickly become known for consumer 360 photography products, and the new Insta360 One is its latest device designed for mobile immersive imaging. The new Insta360 One offers 4K video resolution, and 24 MP stills, as well as the ability to work in a completely standalone mode, remotely with your phone as a Bluetooth controller, and plugged in directly to your iPhone using your smartphone’s display as the viewfinder. This latest Insta360 camera…

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