Some Android Malware Can Break Your Phone When You Delete It

Some Android Malware Can Break Your Phone When You Delete It

It not only auto-installs apps, but also renders the phone unusable when the user attempts to uninstall the preinstalled malicious software.Thanks to the open source nature of Android, manufacturers can create custom versions of the OS on their devices with their own unique sets of preinstalled apps.

HTC Vive Project Proton Concept Devices Offer Potential Future High-End & Mobile AR Wearable Options

HTC Vive Project Proton Concept Devices Offer Potential Future High-End & Mobile AR Wearable Options

Don't Miss: Hands-On with the Nreal Light, Smartphone-Powered Augmented Reality Immersion Essentially, the two designs, called Project Proton, are concept devices with no set release date (for now).

Apple's Future Headset will deliver exceptional optical performance due to an adjustable lens Wave Guided display system

Apple's Future Headset will deliver exceptional optical performance due to an adjustable lens Wave Guided display system

Today the US Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that relates to Apple's future Mixed Reality Head-Mounted Device (HMD) that will use a wave guided display system with adjustable lenses.

Amazon.com: Samsung HMD Odyssey+ Windows Mixed Reality Headset with 2 Wireless Controllers 3.5" Black (XE800ZBA-HC1US): Computers & Accessories

Amazon.com: Samsung HMD Odyssey+ Windows Mixed Reality Headset with 2 Wireless Controllers 3.5" Black (XE800ZBA-HC1US): Computers & Accessories

I can't say the same for games because 90% of the time you can't enjoy it due to it not fitting and the controllers hitting each other along with the light bleed.

Bridging the IoT Innovation-Security Gap

Bridging the IoT Innovation-Security Gap

A second major -- and avoidable -- problem with IoT devices is that they ship with default passwords, and users are not reminded to change them in order to secure their home IoT networks.

Varjo VR-2 hands-on first impressions: perfect resolution, but…

Varjo VR-2 hands-on first impressions: perfect resolution, but…

Let me write a little caveat: this is a first-impression article written after having tried the Varjo VR-2 for some minutes , and can’t represent a full review on the device, that would require testing it for at least some hours.

Can Alyx pull VR out of its niche? | Opinion

Can Alyx pull VR out of its niche? | Opinion

Growing that niche into something bigger and more commercially viable is pretty much top-of-mind for everyone involved in VR, of course -- and on that front, the ability of Half-Life: Alyx to drive such a huge sales spike for a very expensive headset before the game even launches is a pretty important data point.

As seen in movies, new meta-hologram can be used as a communication tool

As seen in movies, new meta-hologram can be used as a communication tool

Especially, we developed a meta-hologram optical device that operated in forward and backward directions and it could transmit various visual information to multiple users from different locations simultaneously.

Amazon Promises "single-digit latency" for AR/VR Streaming Over 5G with AWS Edge Platform

Amazon Promises "single-digit latency" for AR/VR Streaming Over 5G with AWS Edge Platform

Promising “single-digit millisecond latencies” to end-users, Amazon is engaging with major mobile carriers deploying 5G networks to locate AWS resources at the ‘edge’ of these networks to facilitate low latency for applications like cloud-rendered AR and VR content.

Apple 'finger devices' patent lets users control objects in virtual reality

Apple 'finger devices' patent lets users control objects in virtual reality

The patent filing describes how “finger input from a user may be used to manipulate virtual objects in a mixed reality or virtual reality environment while a haptic output device in a finger device provides associate haptic output”.

Recent Study Proves GiveVision VR Device Helps the Visually Impaired Recover Eyesight

Recent Study Proves GiveVision VR Device Helps the Visually Impaired Recover Eyesight

At least, this is the conclusion of a recent clinical trial using a wearable VR device developed by GiveVision.Alongside conventional low vision aids, wearable devices like SightPlus have the potential to extend the number of tasks which people with visual impairment can perform independently.

Sony had a big surprise in store for its PS5 event, but a huge leak might’ve just spoiled it

Sony had a big surprise in store for its PS5 event, but a huge leak might’ve just spoiled it

“In 2020, Sony will release PlayStation 5 and a new version of the PlayStation VR headset (PSVR), which will further expand the high-end VR user base – the group intends to support this device with its current software package,” Immersive wrote in a financial report, TechBriefly says.

Mojo Vision’s Smart Contact Lens Puts An AR Display Directly On Your Eyeball

Mojo Vision’s Smart Contact Lens Puts An AR Display Directly On Your Eyeball

Focusing on an eyes up experience the company refers to as “Invisible Computing,” the Mojo Lens is designed to provide users with relevant information without having to look down at a separate device like a smartphone or computer, thereby keeping the user’s attention focused on their real-world surroundings.

NextMind is building a real-time brain computer interface, unveils Dev Kit for $399

NextMind is building a real-time brain computer interface, unveils Dev Kit for $399

NextMind is also developing a noninvasive device, but it’s an electroencephalogram (EEG) worn on the back of your head, where your brain’s visual cortex is located.“It’s supposed to work immediately, but it’s like using a mouse for the first time,” said Kouider.

Tech Firms Join Forces to Create Smart Home Connectivity Standard

Tech Firms Join Forces to Create Smart Home Connectivity Standard

Amazon, Apple, Google and the Zigbee Alliance are teaming up on a new Internet Protocol-based standard for smart home device connectivity, they jointly announced Wednesday.The project will leverage development work and protocols from existing systems such as Amazon's Alexa Smart Home, Apple's HomeKit, Google's Weave, and the Zigbee Alliance's Dotdot data models.

Samsung Debuts Sleek Galaxy Chromebook

Samsung Debuts Sleek Galaxy Chromebook

The premium 2-in-1 Chromebook combines sleek design and next-generation productivity features with a seamless user experience.For instance, the built-in pen lets you write, draw and navigate Galaxy Chromebook quickly and efficiently, much like the user experience with the Samsung Note smartphone.

Demystifying 5G - It's Real and It's Here

Demystifying 5G - It's Real and It's Here

5G also uses many technologies introduced in previous 3GPP standard releases for LTE, including carrier aggregation, use of unlicensed bands, envelope tracking, and new interface technologies like narrowband IoT (NB-IoT).

Your Smart TV Could Give Hackers a Window on Your World

Your Smart TV Could Give Hackers a Window on Your World

In addition, a smart TV could be a gateway to a home network, allowing hackers to gain personal information from the set or from other Internet of Things devices.

CES 2020: Prepare to Be Amazed

CES 2020: Prepare to Be Amazed

I'll share my thoughts about CES, and close with one of the more interesting products coming out next year -- a device that promises to help improve management of your energy level and sleep without drugs.

Panasonic at CES 2020: the world's first HDR capable UHD VR eyeglasses by Jose Antunes

Panasonic at CES 2020: the world's first HDR capable UHD VR eyeglasses by Jose Antunes

These technologies enabled Panasonic to achieve compact and lightweight VR glasses offering high-quality images and optimal sound that deliver realistic sensations drawing the user into the images projected before their eyes, while in the comfort of wearing eyeglasses.

Oculus Quest: Here’s What You Need to Know Going into 2020

Oculus Quest: Here’s What You Need to Know Going into 2020

Since very few people could afford the headsets and high-end computers needed for proper VR, we very quickly saw cheaper takes on the technology.The Quest is probably the best standalone VR headset you can buy, but that doesn’t mean it’s the one you should buy.

‘Epidermal VR’ gives technology a human touch

‘Epidermal VR’ gives technology a human touch

Rogers and Huang’s most sophisticated device incorporates a distributed array of 32 individually programmable, millimeter-scale actuators, each of which generates a discrete sense of touch at a corresponding location on the skin.

Huawei VR Glass goes on sale in China today for 2,999 yuan ($428)

Huawei VR Glass goes on sale in China today for 2,999 yuan ($428)

Huawei has said that the glasses can be adjusted in the range of 0-degree to 700-degree myopia, 55mm to 71mm distance adaptive, comes with a breathable sunshade mask and is quite comfortable while wearing, even for a prolonged use.

Apple Glasses may include some of these features

Apple Glasses may include some of these features

The other patent, "Display System Having An Audio Output Device," refers to "a head-mounted display unit and a detachable speaker unit," which is far easier to understand, basically addressing the headphone component of a headset.

VR market forecast to grow in 2020 on new headsets, tech advancements

VR market forecast to grow in 2020 on new headsets, tech advancements

The device, which launched in May, is a stand-alone VR headset that does not need to be tethered to a computer, making it a more versatile and compelling buy for consumers, Sag said.

PlayStation VR 2 is rumoured to be completely wireless

PlayStation VR 2 is rumoured to be completely wireless

A new patent filed by Sony Interactive Entertainment provides new information about PlayStation VR 2.The patent hinds to a wireless information transfer between the device and the recipient.The design on the patent offers the possibility of a wireless VR device.

Amazon.com: Oculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Headset

Amazon.com: Oculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Headset

It's been suggested by Oculus NOT to charge and use it at the same time but heat shouldn't be bad if you are using it for a movie as opposed to a 3D experience which taxes the system a good bit more.

New Virtual Reality Interface Enables "Touch" Across Long Distances

New Virtual Reality Interface Enables "Touch" Across Long Distances

“The power required for mechanical actuators has oftentimes been a limiting factor to making really massive and scalable use of these technologies in mobile applications,” says Jürgen Steimle, a computer scientist at Saarland University in Germany, who was not involved in the new patch project.

Oculus Quest - The One headset to rule them all

Oculus Quest - The One headset to rule them all

On the left you can see the space where you inserted the clip-on rod used for horizontal head trackingTiny Low-Res LCD panels and hard plastic edges made for a -painfully- unforgettable experienceI bought 5 regular games for it, which the seller promised me they would turn into VR as soon as I turned the headset on.

'Epidermal VR' gives technology a human touch

'Epidermal VR' gives technology a human touch

Rogers and Huang's most sophisticated device incorporates a distributed array of 32 individually programmable, millimeter-scale actuators, each of which generates a discrete sense of touch at a corresponding location on the skin."Users develop an ability to sense touch at the fingertips of their prosthetics through the sensory inputs on the upper arm," Rogers explained.