Saturday, July 9, 2016

Giant Robot Battles, Pokémon Go Launches, iOS 10 Beta Available!


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These real-life anime mechas are about to do battle for your amusement     - CNET
http://www.cnet.com/pictures/these-giant-real-life-anime-mechas-do-battle-for-your-amusement/#ftag=CADf328eec

Pokémon Go is now available in the US for iOS and Android
http://www.theverge.com/2016/7/6/12113802/pokemon-go-release-date-us-ios-android-app-available

Fruit Ninja VR is out now for the Vive, because of course
http://www.theverge.com/2016/7/7/12125480/fruit-ninja-vr-htc-vive-steam

Amazon offers Alexa-only deals to encourage you to shop with your voice
http://www.theverge.com/2016/7/8/12127074/amazon-alexa-prime-day-deals

Amazon's Echo now lets you pick Spotify or Pandora as the default music source
http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/7/7/12118960/amazon-echo-update-music-source-options-tap-dot

macOS Sierra first public beta launching today
http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/07/07/macos-sierra-first-public-beta-launching-today/

iOS 10 public beta out today, anyone can try it!
http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/07/07/ios-10-public-beta-out-anyone-can-try-it/

Samsung's world-first UFS memory cards are blazing fast
https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/06/samsung-ufs-removable-storage/

This graphics card is powerful, and cute
http://www.theverge.com/circuitbreaker/2016/7/5/12099580/gigabyte-gtx-1070-itx

Neptune demo GIF shows they're like 1% of the way there
http://www.theverge.com/2016/7/4/12092912/neptune-suite-hub-demo-gif

Google Now on Tap Gets Translating From Any Screen, New Discover Mode, Barcode/QR Scanning
http://www.droid-life.com/2016/07/06/google-now-tap-gets-translating-screen-new-discover-mode-barcodeqr-scanning/

Google's self-driving cars can read cyclists' hand signals
https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/05/google-autonomous-cars-cyclist-friendly/

US recalls 501,000 'hoverboards' over safety concerns
https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/06/us-recalls-501000-hoverboards/