If you've noticed, a lot of the news coming out of the Google I/O 2017 developer conference has been about the mothership's efforts to gain ground in the virtual reality (VR) market. The headsets will be manufactured by HTC and Lenovo and feature positional tracking, which recognizes movement as people walk around. They will be capable of tracking virtual space with the help of "WorldSense", using technology from Google's Tango augmented reality platform. On-board sensors in the headsets will enable inside-out tracking, which will remove the need to connect to any external hardware. The first Google VR headsets will go on sale this year, though the official date is not known yet. We don't even know if the standalone headset will have any connection with Android or Google's Daydream app ecosystem at all.
Daydream is also getting new sharing features, like simple screenshot capturing, bringing it more in line with features you'd expect on modern day consoles.
When you put on a VR headset, you're blocking yourself off from the rest of the world.
Providing one of the most immersive platforms to watch videos, the Chrome integration will also give you a shot at watching YouTube videos in all-encompassing VR.
Google Home Goes Global, Will Beat Amazon To Oz
Google Assistant , which debuted a year ago on Google's own hardware, is now available across more than 100 million devices. When you hover on such text Android would ask that you want to copy it and would help you select the text more precisely.
New smartphones that will support Daydream include the Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+, which will get the required software update this summer.
Existing virtual reality initiatives require the headset to be physically connected to its host device. This option has been available on a high-end headset like HTC Vive, but it requires a cord to connect to a TV. These are expected to launch later this year. So, you can check notifications, see a web browser, and more while in VR. It's meant to be an indoor alternative to Global Positioning System and is now being trialled in select Lowe's stores and museums. Google's Assistant, a voice-powered digital assistant like Siri, will be available as an app, and usable on iPhones in the US first and then in Europe, Google told attendees at its developer conference Google I/O, which started yesterday.
During his appearance on " The Herd ", Ball also went after Whitlock as not being qualified to talk about anything but "snacks". Ball said. "Something's coming to you ". " Ball: "I don't know what it is, I'm not a psychic".
B and R will not change China's position on the Kashmir issue. "We have differences and some (of them) are of serious nature". India has opposed the CPEC project which passes through Pakistan Administered Kashmir that India claims as its territory.
The only significant change in 2016 was that Alexander fell off the boys' list, and Elijah made the list for the first time. The force was strong for Kylo in 2016 as he soared 2,368 spots for the boys, from number 3,269 in 2015 to number 901.
The Sensitive Index (Sensex) of the BSE, which had closed at 30,658.77 points on Wednesday, opened lower at 30,466.82 points. The BSE Sensex closed 30.13 points up to close at 30,464.92, while NSE Nifty dipped 1.55 points to end at 9,427.90.
Injustice 2 will have a campaign mode just like the previous one, and will show us the aftermath of the first Injustice game. To say that the game is visually appealing to play is something of an understatement.
The phablets which have previously come out from Samsung had a display of more than 5 inches in dimension. The new Note 7R will be sold in four different color options - Blue Coral, Black, White, and Silver.
It took a monumental effort by Republicans to sell one another on the health-care bill that narrowly passed the House on Thursday. Outside groups prepared to launch an advertising campaign in the coming days to punish vulnerable Republicans in key states.
They have no answer for James, and the Cavs keep finding different players to help their star glittering even brighter. Game 4 will be played Sunday afternoon in Toronto , with the home team looking down the barrel of elimination.
Mathers is charged with a misdemeanor count of invasion of privacy for taking the photo and posting it on Snapchat. The law in California states that it is illegal to photograph an identifiable person in a changing room secretly.
Trump made it sound like a harmless conversation in which the then FBI director ensured he wasn't under investigation. If you said he fired Comey because he's investigating Russian Federation , I'd believe you .
Tottenham Hotspur's EPL title hopes suffer Hammer blow
Whether that will be enough to spare boss Slaven Bilic from the sack remains to be seen amid reports his job could be in danger. Alli played as the most advanced attacking midfielder, drifting in from the left and looking to link up with Harry Kane.
AT and T workers strike local retail stores
Roughly 1,800 Charter Communications field techs and almost 150 Long Island Teamsters are also out on strike. The union held a rally - its second - outside the corporate headquarters near Gramercy Park on Thursday.
American motorcycle racer Hayden 'critical' after crash
The dangers of training on public roads have been highlighted in recent weeks by other accidents affecting professional athletes. The American, who has been racing for Red Bull Honda's World Superbike team, collided with a auto near Rimini Wednesday.
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But the judge wondered whether Trump is forever forbidden from adopting an executive order along the lines of his travel ban. He did not address why Trump hasn't disavowed his calls during the campaign for a ban on Muslims entering the country.
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Abbas has been in power since 2005, and new elections were blocked partly because of a rivalry with the Hamas militant group. Three Republican senators urged a halt to such payments in a letter to Trump that reflected widespread opinion in Congress.
Motorola Moto C and Moto C Plus are now official
The Moto C range will sit under the Moto E range and will offer a no fills smartphone experience to the budget conscious consumer. After days of leaks and numerous speculations, Lenovo Moto has finally taken off the wraps of its Moto C range of smartphones.
Celtics power past Wizards in Game 7, 115-105
The whistle blew with 2.7 seconds on the clock but an extra second ticked off and was not noticed by officials or the timekeeper. Ultimately, Isaiah Thomas would miss a desperation heave - sending this hard-fought series back to Boston for Game 7 on Monday.