Microsoft’s true holographic display fits in your glasses

A lot of the technology billed as holographic, well, isn't. Not even HoloLens. Real holography requires a laser-generated 3D image, and it's no mean feat to stuff that into something you can comfortably wear. Microsoft just made some important pro…
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NBC and Viacom are making original shows for Musical.ly

Musical.ly might have professionally made original shows to offer along with user-produced content sometime in the future. According to Bloomberg, the music video app is currently talking to Viacom and Comcast's NBCUniversal about creating original p…
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‘Destiny 2’ tackles the original’s biggest problem: storytelling

The first time I played the original Destiny, I felt frustrated and annoyed. It was a fun online, co-op team shooter but the game's narrative was insultingly shallow — a poorly written space opera where a vague "darkness" was out to destroy a myster…
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MIT’s camera drones are smart enough to get the perfect shot

Over the last few years we've seen more camera drones than we can count, but getting the best footage out of them will take something extra. While many big budget productions are already using drone cameras, a system developed by MIT and ETH Zurich r…
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‘Destiny 2’ has the fundamentals to be a solid sequel

When it comes to serialized media, be it film, comics or video games, rarely does someone say with conviction that "the sequel was better." The expectations are always too high. A good sequel not only has to embody the best of its predecessor, but al…
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Microsoft simplifies OneNote UI for the visually impaired

March Rogers, Microsoft's Director of Product Design for OneNote, spent a year working with teachers and students to figure out the best way to reimagine the app's user interface. The result is a OneNote that's easier to navigate, even for people wit…
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Lenovo debuts back-to-school laptops before school’s even out

As spring turns into summer, so must PC manufacturers begin thinking about harshing our collective buzz by talking about the fall. Lenovo, for instance, is announcing its new laptop lineup ahead of Back To School season, reminding us all that good we…
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