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Why Apple will beat Meta in the augmented and virtual reality battle

Why Apple will beat Meta in the augmented and virtual reality battle

Rumors of an Apple Inc. mixed-reality headset have swirled for years. Now, they’re getting very real. Last week, Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reported that Apple demonstrated an AR/VR (augmented and virtual reality) device to its board of directors and has a “consumer release planned for 2023.” Whenever the headset does come out, Apple is well-placed to …

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Sony and Apple Are Primed to Compete With Meta in VR Headset Market

Sony and Apple Are Primed to Compete With Meta in VR Headset Market

Meta, the company formerly known as Facebook, has bet its future on the metaverse, even changing its name. Based on the technology it obtained when it acquired Oculus in 2014, the company has amassed a massive lead in the virtual reality (VR) headset market. But a new report says that Meta will soon be facing …

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To beat TikTok, Meta to turn all Instagram videos into Reels!

To beat TikTok, Meta to turn all Instagram videos into Reels!

With TikTok going from one success to another, Meta is looking to stop that surge by turning all Instagram videos into Reels. Instagram is under immense pressure from China’s TikTok, which is winning the war for people’s eyeballs. To combat TikTok, Instagram app is reportedly testing a new feature for its video posts that will …

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Facebook introduces new group organization sidebar, community channels

Facebook introduces new group organization sidebar, community channels

Facebook is introducing a new way for users to quickly access and organize their Facebook groups. Both admins and members will be able to use the new organization features which are now tucked into a new sidebar. This sidebar will quickly let users jump in and out of groups and stay updated. This sidebar will …

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Multiple accounts in Amanda Todd harassment case linked to same internet service, expert testifies

Multiple accounts in Amanda Todd harassment case linked to same internet service, expert testifies

Prosecution seeks to prove extradited suspect was behind 22 fake accounts in “persistent campaign of online sextortion” An expert witness for the Crown prosecuting Aydin Coban returned to the stand this morning (June 28) in the cyberbullying trial involving Port Coquitlam student Amanda Todd. Warren Bulmer, a digital convict retired from the Toronto Police Service …

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The internet has willed a new Simpsons character into existence

The internet has willed a new Simpsons character into existence

In 1997, The Simpsons gave us the character of Poochiea cynical addition to the in-universe Itchy & Scratchy Show meant to appease its fictional producers by introducing a focus-tested new element to the flagging cartoon. Decads later, Poochie—whose episode was created in response to executives suggesting the show bring a new member into the Simpson …

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Accused grave robber Tristan Hearne’s internet history revealed

Accused grave robber Tristan Hearne’s internet history revealed

The social media activity of a man charged with stealing body parts from a Melbourne gravesite has been revealed. The internet history of a man accused of stealing human remains from Melbourne graves has been revealed. Tristan Hearne, 40, was arrested in March after police allegedly found stolen body parts at a Spotswood share house …

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Meta VR headset: Meta rolls out parental controls to Quest VR headsets

Meta VR headset: Meta rolls out parental controls to Quest VR headsets

San Francisco: Meta, formerly Facebook, has announced that it is adding parental controls to all Quest virtual reality (VR) headsets that will allow parents to keep a tab on underage users’ screen time and receive approval requests for purchases. The company said it is beginning to roll out parental supervision tools to all Quest headsets. …

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Meta adds parental controls to Quest VR headsets to keep tab on young users

Meta adds parental controls to Quest VR headsets to keep tab on young users

Meta, formerly Facebook, has announced that it is adding parental controls to all Quest virtual reality (VR) headsets that will allow parents to keep a tab on underage users’ screen time and receive approval requests for purchases. The company said it is beginning to roll out parental supervision tools to all Quest headsets. “This is …

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