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HTC, Intel, Lenovo showcase their products at Day 2 of CES 2019

CES 2019 is kicking off in Las Vegas, Nevada today, January 8, Monday for 3 days. The conference unofficially kicked off on Sunday, January...

Changes made to React Native Community’s GitHub organization in 2018 for driving better collaboration

Yesterday, Lorenzo Sciandra, a React Native developer shared his experience on how the React Native Community took an added ownership over the development of...

Project Erasmus: Former Apple engineer builds a user interface that responds to environment light

A former Apple software development manager, Bob Burrough has developed an environmentally-lit user interface. He demonstrated this unique UI concept named Project Erasmus on...

Introducing Feelreal Sensory Mask, a VR mask that adds a sense of smell while...

FeelReal launched their Feelreal Sensory Mask, earlier this week, that not only allows you to see things in virtual reality (VR) but also gives...
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We discuss the key trends for web and app developers in 2019 [Podcast]

How will web and app development evolve in 2019? What are some of the key technologies that you should be investigating if you want...
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IEEE Computer Society predicts top ten tech trends for 2019: assisted transportation, chatbots, and...

IEEE Computer Society (IEEE-CS) released its annual tech future predictions, earlier this week, unveiling the top ten most likely to be adopted technology trends...
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Ionic v4 RC released with improved performance, UI Library distribution and more

Yesterday, the team at Ionic released the final candidate version for Ionic v4. The final version of Ionic v4 is expected to be released...
Augmented reality headset Magic Leap One expected soon

Facebook releases DeepFocus, an AI-powered rendering system to make virtual reality more real

Facebook released a new “AI-powered rendering system”, called DeepFocus yesterday, that works with Half Dome, a special prototype headset that Facebook’s Reality Lab (FRL)...
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Key trends in software development in 2019: cloud native and the shrinking stack

Bill Gates is quoted as saying that we tend to overestimate the pace of change over a period of 2 years, but underestimate change...
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Google to discontinue Allo; plans to power ‘Messages’ with Rich Communication Services (RCS) Chat

Yesterday, Google announced that they are shutting down Allo, an instant messaging app for the Android and iOS platforms. This news does not come...

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Facebook open sources Spectrum 1.0.0, an image processing library for better...

Yesterday, Facebook open-sourced Spectrum 1.0.0, a cross-platform image transcoding library for Android and iOS that makes uploading larger images easier. Spectrum has also improved...

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