Virtual reality (VR) has the power to take us out of our surroundings and transport us to far-off lands. From a quick round of golf, to fighting monsters or going for a skydive, all of this can be achieved from the comfort of your home. But it’s not just gamers who love VR and see its potential. VR is used a lot in psychology research to investigate areas such as social anxiety, moral decision-making and emotional responses. And in our new research we used VR to explore how people respond emotionally to a potential threat. We knew from earlier work… This story continues at The Next Web
Apple's new "Express" stores separate the store employees from customers with plexiglass panels in front of the sales counters and product displays.
LG Display is riding the work-from-home wave to its first profit since Q4 2018.
A well-executed personalized marketing program may resemble person-to-person conversations like those a shopper could experience in a brick-and-mortar retail store. It is easy to recognize a genuinely good customer experience when you have it.
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Businesses hoping to deploy Apple’s first 5G phones may have to wait a while, as pre-orders today appear to be inordinately strong. As of mid-morning (ET), Apple’s ordering systems are already creaking under the strain as the devices go on sale, (though people seem to be having more luck using the Apple Store mobile app).Triple measures
iPhone 12 pre-reservations sold out in 45 minutes in Taiwan this morning, local reports claim, and it seems the volume of orders is triple that of the iPhone 11 in 2019.To read this article in full, please click here
The Republican mega-donor has been heavily criticized by Democrats over changes he's made at the US Post Office that led to mail delays amid the 2020 election cycle.
French audio tech company Devialet is known for its outlandish speakers, and now it’s getting into portable audio for the first time with a new pair of wireless earbuds. The company says its Gemini earbuds have been designed with “pressure balance architecture” for optimum sound quality.
The Gemini buds offer three levels of active noise cancellation, a two-level transparency modes, and a feature that adapts the equalization to your ear in real time for consistent sound quality when on the go. Devialet’s Gemini app will also scan your ear to help find the right bud tip size.
The earbud design is unmistakably reminiscent of Devialet’s iconic Phantom speakers, though obviously at a much smaller scale. Devialet says the buds...
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Google is expanding the phones that it sells directly to use with its Google Fi network, with the company now offering six of Samsung’s latest 5G phones: the Galaxy Note 20, the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, the Galaxy S20, the Galaxy S20 Plus, the Galaxy S20 Ultra, and the Galaxy A71 5G.
Fi customers have been able to use Samsung’s Android phones — which are practically the face of Android as a whole, despite Google’s own efforts with its Pixel lineup — for years, but they’ve had to buy them unlocked. Now, though, Google is directly selling the devices, something that it’s previously only offered for its own Pixel devices and Motorola phones.
Google is also offering a few discounts on Galaxy phones purchased for Fi customers: $300 Fi billing...
As more streaming devices drop in price and increase in features, Apple's media streaming device is starting to have a hard time justifying its price tag.
Dell has expanded its UltraSharp monitor portfolio with new devices for creatives and desk-centric professionals.
Honda’s perennially-popular pickup is getting a refresh, with the 2021 Ridgeline bringing a new look and more cabin tech to dealerships next year. At the front it’s the new grille design that’s likely to be first spotted – not to mention most divisive – with its scalloped mesh and more upright position, with new LED headlamps promising better illumination. The … Continue reading
Volatility has rocked stock markets this year in ways not seen since 2008. Some sectors, like tourism, find themselves practically in the stone age, but tech stocks are through the roof — and Wall Street‘s ARK Invest are capitalizing in a big way. ARK’s ‘next generation internet’ Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) is now up a pearl-clutching 85% this year while the tech-heavy NASDAQ 100 index returned just 29%. Buoyed by solid stock picks like Tesla and Square, ARKW’s portfolio is now valued at $2.45 billion, up from $1.11 billion and 120% more than when Hard Fork first analyzed it in June. ETF Database… This story continues at The Next Web