March 27, 17
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The Xbox-Oculus partnership won’t harm HoloLens

Oculus VR revealed the final version of its Rift virtual reality headset on Thursday, but the partnership between the Facebook-owned company and Microsoft may have raised some eyebrows. Under terms of the deal, an Xbox One controller will come with the Rift, people will be able to stream Xbox games to the headset and the device will be compatible with ... Read More »

Facebook’s lean Android app is less than 1MB in size

  Facebook has released a stripped down version of its Android app aimed at growing its service in developing countries and other areas with poor connectivity. The Facebook Lite app is less than 1MB in size—far less than the regular app—making it quick to download and install. It retains core features including the News Feed, status updates, photos and notifications, ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger dumps auto-location tracking for a pin drop

Facebook Messenger is making location sharing a little less creepy, with finer controls over when to divulge your whereabouts. Previously, Facebook Messenger used a location toggle that was enabled by default on Android phones, and required a one-time permission on iPhones. With the toggle turned on, every post would include location details automatically. Recipients could then view the sender’s location ... Read More »

3 mobile games that help you get things done

  Let’s face it: some of the tasks we do every day are pretty mundane. Maybe even downright boring. Yet, we still have to do them. Whether it’s checking email and making sure we’ve responded to all of the appropriate messages, or remembering to write that daily report every single day, there’s a lot of stuff do to. But staying ... Read More »