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New Chip Brings Holograms to Smartphones

June 6, 2014 8:50 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1934
In the future, virtual reality won’t require strapping a bulky contraption to your head. Instead, imagine stepping into an empty room and then suddenly seeing life-size, 3-D images of people and furniture. Or looking down at a smartwatch and seeing virtual objects float and bounce above the wrist, like the holographic Princess Leia beamed by R2-D2 in… View Article

Google Glass Enters the Operating Room

June 5, 2014 11:00 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2705
DURHAM, N.C. — Before scrubbing in on a recent Tuesday morning, Dr. Selene Parekh, an orthopedic surgeon here at Duke Medical Center, slipped on a pair of sleek, black glasses — Google Glass, the wearable computer with a built-in camera and monitor. He gave the Internet-connected glasses a voice command to start recording and turned to… View Article

Samsung Galaxy S5 Sales Double S4’s Launch-Day Record

May 15, 2014 8:30 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 1768
The Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone just launched on Friday and is already showing a much stronger start than its predecessor, a new report suggests. Launch-day sales of the Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone are reportedly double those of the Galaxy S4‘s launch-day numbers from 2013 in some markets, according to ZDNet Korea. In other markets, launch-day sales of the new… View Article