ARKit could bring your nightmares into your living room

I’ve never seen The Ring because I’m a huge baby, but I’ve now watched a terrifying augmented reality demo of its main villain Samara coming out of the TV screen, just like in the movie. A developer named Abhishek Singh, who has created lots of AR experiences, tweeted his idea of The Ring in AR.

Samara not only comes out of the screen, but she follows the user around the room and shows up in hallways. It’s terrifying, especially for a baby like me. Another developer, Mike Woods, created a Ring experience with ARKit earlier this year, but it isn’t as scary as…

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Apple launches rich ‘Close Your Rings’ webpage to promote healthy living with Apple Watch

Just in time for some weekend motivation, Apple has added a new page to their website promoting Apple Watch’s activity tracking features. The page, titled “Close Your Rings,” details realistic and effective ways that Watch wearers can live a healthier and more active lifestyle by completing one simple goal each day.

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Flipboard CEO Calls out Apple News for ‘Living in the Past’

Flipboard is a content curation service that offers reading material from a wide range of sources, used by nearly 100 million readers. Its main rival in the industry is an offering like Apple News which comes by default on iOS 9+ devices, replacing Newsstand. Apple News has 70 million monthly readers, venturing close to Flipboard’s figures. Continue reading
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Flipboard CEO calls Apple News a ‘product living in the past’ in new interview

Speaking at the Code Media conference today, Flipboard CEO and co-founder Mike McCue had some choice words for Apple and its Apple News platform. Flipboard, of course, is the news curation app with which Apple News directly competes…

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Flipboard CEO knocks Apple News for closed ecosystem, says product is ‘living in the past’

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Flipboard CEO Mike McCue had a few choice words for segment competitor Apple News, describing Apple’s news service as "living in the past" because it does not curate media, offers no social sharing integrations and lacks other features that would set it apart in the crowded space.
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