Tag Archives: internet

WebXR Device API to let browsers access VR, AR hardware, sensors

Browsers these days are so powerful you can almost do anything in them. Yes, sometimes even run older (ancient, really) operating systems in a browser tab. Want to play 3D games?

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‘GTA Online’ cheat creator ordered to pay $150,000 in damages

Game publishers are still using lawsuits to take down cheaters, and their latest move could deal a particularly serious blow. A court has ordered Florida resident Jhonny Perez to pay $150,000 in damages (and $66,869 in attorney fees) for creating an...

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Google Maps AR mode can be more precise, more useful than GPS

You may not know it yet, but your location is almost as important as your email address and password.

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Paris sues Airbnb over illegal rental ads

France is determined to prevent home sharing services from allowing makeshift hotels, and that now includes court action. The city of Paris is suing Airbnb over 1,000 ads it says violate a law designed to limit homeowners to renting their places for...

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I Dressed in Entirely Under-$100 Pieces for 11 Days Straight

We all love an under-$100 thrill, and if your whole outfit is made up of them, even better, right? That was the mindset I had when I decided to wear the best clothing under $100 to the office for over two weeks straight.

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The next ‘Stranger Things’ novel is a Chief Hopper detective story

Stranger Things season 3 won't be coming out until Independence Day, but you can get your Upside Down fix way before it lands on Netflix. The sci-fi hit's first companion novel entitled Suspicious Minds just came out a few days ago, but Netflix has a...

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23 Pairs of Leggings You Can Wear Anywhere, Anytime

This is a contentious statement, so we're just going to get it out there: we believe leggings are pants, and we reserve the right to wear them at any time. We still want to look pulled together, though, so we've searched the internet for leggings that you could wear to work, dinner, or a movie night with your girlfriends. These 23 pairs pass our test, and we promise, you won't want to take them off.

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Opera’s free VPN is now built into its Android browser

Opera is adding a free, unlimited VPN to its Android browser. It's rolling out the VPN gradually to beta users first before making it more widely available

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Chrome will soon support your keyboard’s play and pause buttons

Starting next month, Google Chrome will finally offer official support for multimedia keys found on desktop and laptop keyboards, according to ZDNet. That means when you hit the "play" or "pause" button on your keyboard, Chrome should respond in kind...

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Uber’s bike service is cutting into car rides

If you suspected that Uber's Jump bike sharing would be popular enough to cut into its mainstream car service, you suspected correctly. Jump has revealed that more than 63,000 customers in San Francisco have taken over 625,000 trips since a launch i...

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