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Google app tests compact weather bubble on Android

After several years of evolution, Google Discover has firmly settled into a feed of news and articles that are tailored to your interests. Cards for sports and weather still exists, with the latter on Android seeing a redesign today in the form of a bubble. The latest Google app beta this evening swaps out the weather card under the Search field for a pill-shaped bubble in the top-left corner of…
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HTC cofounder Peter Chou launches XRspace to bring social VR to the masses

Virtual reality (VR) has been given a renewed sense of purpose due to a global pandemic that has led billions of people to adapt to a new “remote” world order. And Peter Chou wants to be at the forefront of this resurgence. Chou, the HTC cofounder who stepped down from his CEO role at the Taiwanese technology giant back in 2015, has made no secret of his interests in the VR space. He was at…
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Samsung Galaxy Note 20+ renders show off familiar design w/ 6.9-inch screen

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series helped set the foundation for Samsung’s 2020 lineup of flagship smartphones, and it seems the Galaxy Note 20 series is going to keep that same look going yet again. Today,  and showed off high-quality renders of the Samsung Galaxy Note 20+ which show its design, camera array, and reveals it may have a larger display, too. In these CAD-based renders, we can see…
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How NBA 2K is introducing the next generation of sports fans (and brands) to ESPN

In the absence of live sports, ESPN and other sports-focused networks are looking to fill the programming void by experimenting with a variety of different content formats. One area they are doubling down on is nostalgia — opening up the vaults and rebroadcasting teams’ greatest moments. For example, die-hard Syracuse fans (raises hand) were able to relive the epic 2003 NCAA Championship run…
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