Google’s Project Jacquard is available on new Levi’s jackets

Levi’s is announcing new jackets with Google’s Project Jacquard technology, which turns a portion of the fabric on the sleeve into a touch-sensitive remote control for phones.

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Stranger Things renewed for fourth season, teases a world beyond Hawkins

Netflix has renewed its incredibly popular series Stranger Things for a fourth season, and it’s now teasing a world beyond the setting of Hawkins, Indiana, which fans have gotten to know very well. The company made the announcement today on Twitter in a brief teaser video.

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What to expect from Microsoft’s Surface hardware event

Microsoft is holding a big Surface hardware event in New York City on Wednesday, October 2nd. The company has been teasing this event continually on Twitter, and is even inviting Surface fans to attend. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will be in attendance, alongside Surface chief Panos Panay.

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Google used photogrammetry to create a detailed VR tour of Versailles

Versailles palace is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the world, but fighting those crowds in person can be frustrating. Now, Google and the Château de Versailles have teamed up to take VR users on a private tour of Louis XIV’s royal residence.

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Inside the first-ever NFL broadcast in 4K HDR

Fox Sports is distributing Thursday Night Football in 4K HDR for the rest of the season, which means September 26th’s matchup between the Green Bay Packers and the Philadelphia Eagles marks the first time an NFL game will be delivered in ultra high definition.

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Microsoft brings Google Assistant support to the Xbox One

Microsoft is enabling Google’s Assistant to work with its Xbox One console. Much like the existing Alexa integration, Microsoft is allowing Google Assistant to launch games and apps, turn the console on and off, pause videos, and much more.

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‘Mario Kart Tour’ mobile racing begins at 4AM ET on Android and iOS

We’ve been waiting since January of last year to get a taste of Mario Kart on mobile devices, but it’s almost here. After a few delays, Mario Kart Tour launches today on compatible Android (4.4 or higher) and iOS (10.

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Microsoft to hit 1 billion Windows 10 devices in 2020

Microsoft is edging closer to its 1 billion goal for Windows 10. The software giant is revealing today that Windows 10 is now running on more than 900 million devices, a significant jump from the previous 800 million figure achieved earlier this year.

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Boston Dynamics’ Spot is leaving the laboratory

Boston Dynamics is letting its first major robot out of the lab. Since June, the company has been talking about a public release for its Spot robot (formerly SpotMini), and today, it finally gave some details about what’s in store.

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Boston Dynamics’ Atlas can now do an impressive gymnastics routine

Alongside the news that Boston Dynamics is going to let its robot dog, Spot, out of its laboratory for the first time, the company has released a new video of Atlas, its spectacular bipedal robot that’s previously been seen doing everything from parkour to backflips.

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iPhone 11’s ‘toughest glass in a smartphone’ put to the test – 9to5Mac

After Apple announced at its iPhone 11 event that its newest phones have the “toughest glass in a smartphone” it’s no surprise that we’re seeing that put to the test on launch day. The first drop test shows how the iPhone 11 Pro fared from hip-height drops on concrete.thx

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