Today we're going to talk briefly about what we're doing in virtual reality - specifically in attempting to capture what it's like to be IN the virtual realm. It's not enough, we think, to just show the flat feed - though we've had to do that already several times. It's also not enough just to show two screens - flat feed and a real view of the user with a VR headset on.
Chances are by now you've all read the headlines about the 'leaked' renders of BlackBerry's next Android devices. There were a ton of sites that ran them without a second thought and, well, that has caused a lot of confusion among those who care about BlackBerry and were already familiar with the images.
In this business, dealing with leaks and unofficial sources is a risky afair. Sometimes you bump into dead ends. Sometimes you end up with red herrings. Of course, in the absence of real deal, which may or may not come, we take what we can. It seems that some did more than just take, in the case of some supposedly leaked renders of BlackBerry 's two upcoming Android devices.
Today's soundtrack post is dedicated to the memory of Steve Jobs. This is a classic by his favorite singer, Bob Dylan: Mr. Tambourine Man, from his 1965 album Bringing It All Back Home one. More »
In this week’s Gadget Lab podcast, Dylan Tweney and Mike Isaac discuss the upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook. We got one, and we tested it. Bottom line? It looks great, but it’s missing a [...]
Box Hasn't Gone Public Yet, But It's Already Holding Earnings Calls Box is one of the most hotly anticipated tech IPOs, but the cloud storage startup isn't rushing into going public. "We want to be acting like a public company before we go public," Dylan Smith, co-founder and CFO of Box, told Mashable in an interview last week. As it turns out, Smith means that literally.
Yahoo has dismissed fears of hacking and impersonation after it deactivates dormant user accounts, arguing that the risk of identity theft is incredibly low. The company announced last week that it would be culling those accounts not used for twelve months, prompting.
It’s that time of the year again for us nerds to infiltrate Sand Hill Road, let loose, and enjoy some good food and libations. We’ve been hosting the TechCrunch summer party with VC firm August Capital since 2006. This year, as in years past, we’ll be partying on August Capital’s beautiful, sunny Sand Hill balcony on Friday, July 26. The party starts at 5:30 p.m. and goes til 9:00 p.m.