Oculus makes it easier to create mixed reality apps

Oculus makes it easier to create mixed reality apps

Expect to see more mixed reality apps in the future, at least for the Oculus Quest 2. WinFuture notes that Oculus has unveiled a toolkit, Passthrough API Experimental, that will make it relatively easy to "seamlessly" merge VR with the real world view from the Quest 2's cameras. You can project images on flat surfaces,…
Snapchat just announced its largest user growth in years

Snapchat just announced its largest user growth in years

Snapchat is enjoying its highest user growth in years, according to its latest earnings report. Daily active users have increased to 293 million, which is a 23 percent growth from this time last year. That’s the best Snap Inc has seen in a while; it tops the company’s prior best of 22 percent, which happened…
Instagram can now automatically translate text in stories

Instagram can now automatically translate text in stories

Instagram is adding a new option to automatically translate text in story posts, the company announced today. Now, when the service detects a foreign language in a post, it will display a “See Translation” option on the top left of the screen, which users can tap to see a translation at the bottom. Instagram says…
The next Pokémon Go Community Day is all about Eevee

The next Pokémon Go Community Day is all about Eevee

Every Eeveelution is going to know its own special move It’s going to be a two-day Eevee extravaganza for Pokémon Go players in August. From August 13th at 10am PT/1pm ET, players will start to see more Eevee-based bonuses as they travel the in-game world. Then on the 14th at 11am (local time for everyone),…
Here are the Netflix Originals launching in August 2021

Here are the Netflix Originals launching in August 2021

Each month, Netflix adds new original content to its platform. This August, shows and movies like Good Girls Season 4, He’s All That, The Kissing Booth 3, Pray Away, Riverdale Season 5 and more. This list is curated for Canadians who primarily subscribe to Netflix for its original content. If you’re looking for all of the…