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Tech Rumors

Apple is Working on an AR-headset With a realityOS System and its Own Chip

Earlier this year, Tim Cook said that there’s still no right technology for AR-glasses from Apple. Apple is working on an augmented reality headset with its own battery and its own realityOS operating system (shortly rOS). The device is planned to be presented in 2019, but release comes in early 2020. This information is reported by Bloomberg referring to some anonymous sources inside the company. Unlike the existing devices on the market, Apple's headset will work on a chip with its own design and operating system named rOS, based on iOS. The system is managed by Geoff Stahl, the former head of Apple department, responsible for developing software for games and graphics. The company has not yet decided how the…
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Tech Rumors

Will Biometrics Ultimately Kill All of Our Passwords?

If you’ve watched any films or television over the last 30 years you should be fairly familiar with the concept of biometrics. Fingerprint and retinal scanners have been a popular plot device in spy dramas and science fiction epics for decades. But it’s not all Hollywood make-believe. Biometric identification is very real, and many see it as the ultimate security solution. Fingerprint scanners are already becoming a standard feature on many smartphones and laptops; and banks and retailers are beginning to incorporate bio-tech into their online services, allowing customers to authorize transactions with the swipe of a will biometrics really replace the character based password, and is it truly as safe and secure as proponents claim?The Current State of Biometric…
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Gaming Stuff

Retro Games You Can Play on Your Mobile

Today, when we switch on our smartphones, we’re spoiled for choice in the games that we can choose to play on it. Whatever kind of gaming you’re into, you can be sure to find a gaming app to suit you in Android’s GooglePlay or at the iOS App are loads of games that work really well on mobiles. If you’re into word games, you can find all kinds of scrabble-esque games such as Word Feud or Words with Friends. Another really popular gaming category is the ubiquitous puzzler game such as Candy Crush or Bejeweled, where it’s your hand-eye co-ordination that is being given a however vast the range of contemporary games there are, it’s also nice to turn back…
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App Reviews

Ten Best Apps to Keep Grad Students Organized

It’s Tuesday. Your alarm rouses you into the kitchen to make a pot of coffee, while the day begins to unfold in your mind. Class starts at 10 What can you get done before then? Some reading you didn’t finish, yes. The last paragraph of that research paper needs rewritten and maybe one last skim for glaring mistakes. Did you let the dog out?With so much to do, graduate students increasingly turn to their mobile devices to keep life and work are 10 apps every grad student needs to stay organized:Organize Your Life/WorkImage via iTunesiProcrastinate – Allows you to organize your to-do list into subjects that fit your unique sense of organization. It syncs to iCloud or Dropbox so you…
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