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How To : Hack a baseball bat- the Ryan Howard speed test

A 2.0 baseball bat that contains an accelerometer, a gyroscope and a wireless transmitter synched up to a computer was created to track a baseball batter's swing and test how fast Ryan Howard's swing is. Watch this video tutorial to learn how this baseball bat was assembled.

News : Everything You Need to Know About the Google Pixel 3

With all the controversy around the Pixel 3 XL, the regular-sized Pixel 3 might be the phone of choice for most users. Thanks to the huge boost in screen size, the little brother is now an easier pickup for those who like a bigger screen. And once more, the internals are the s ...more

News : PSP2 (Next Generation Portable) or NGP

It looks like Sony is adding some cool features to their upcoming portable game system called NGP (Next Generation Portable). It will have a front and rear camera & Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer), Three-axis electronic compass. ...more

Rumor Roundup : Everything We Know About the iPhone 12

The iPhone 11 rarely sees negative press. The excellent camera system, long battery life, and more affordable price point smooth over detractions like its lower-res LCD and recycled form factor. The iPhone 12, on the other hand, appears to make strides on all fronts. Could thi ...more

How To : 200+ New Features & Changes in iOS 14 for iPhone

The new iOS 14 for iPhone is coming this fall but we already know what features it holds. And it holds a lot. Improved widgets. Better home screen customization. Exciting Messages improvements. New abilities in Camera and Photos. There's so much here that it'll take months for ...more

How To : Text message on your LG Chocolate Touch

This video presents you the character input methods and the messaging options that can be found on LG Chocolate Touch. When sending a text message, you get to choose from the following input methods: Text (abc, Abc, ABC), numbers, pen (handwriting) and symbols. The phone featu ...more

News : Everything You Need to Know About the Sony Xperia 1

For 2019, Sony is trying to shake its failures of the past and start fresh. Following the unsuccessful Xperia XZ series, Sony is changing the name of their flagship to a single number: Xperia 1. With the name change comes a few upgrades, one of which is its new look. Secondly, ...more

How To : Gamify Diagnostics on Your Android Phone

Running diagnostics on your Android phone can be a very tedious process. More often than not, you need to key in dialer codes to see if your device's hardware is functioning properly, though you can also download apps — but these are often hard to understand for a layperson. W ...more

NR30 : The AR Software Development Leaders of 2018

One could argue that, at least for the moment, software development is more important to the augmented reality experience than hardware. Since a viable augmented reality headset has yet to emerge for the broader, mainstream consumer market, currently, the same devices that mak ...more

How To : Get to Know iOS 8's New Photo Editing Tools

The new Camera app in iOS 8 has a few really great features, but some of the best photo-centric features were packed into the iPhone's photo editing tools. These new editing features can create even more dynamic images than before, no Instagram required. In this guide, I'll b ...more

News : Google Developer Days Sheds Some Light on ARCore

During Google Developer Days, taking place now at the ICE Congress Center in Krakow, Poland, an introductory session on ARCore provides some insights on how the platform operates. The presentation by Googler Tom Slater includes an overview on the three pillars by which ARCore ...more

News : This Wearable AR Gear Could Change Cycling Forever

Cyclists of the world, new AR glasses are here to improve your rides. Possessing 2 GB RAM, a quad-core CPU, GPS, 16 to 32 GB of storage, an accelerometer, camera, gyroscope, magnetometer, barometer, Bluetooth, speaker, WiFi, and a mic, these aren't your regular UV-blocking sun ...more

News : Google Skips ARCore to Add AR to Motion Stills App

If you're an Android user, you're very likely jealous of your iPhone friends who have access to the wide, wonderful world of augmented reality thanks to ARKit. But while ARCore is still in developer preview and AR Stickers remain an exclusive feature of Pixel smartphones, the ...more

News : OnePlus 8 Pro Leaked Spec Sheet & Rumored Features

UPDATE: The OnePlus 8 Pro has been released! Check it out on the official OnePlus website or read through the rumored specs we've left below for posterity. Even though OnePlus no longer uses the motto, they still embody the spirit of "Flagship Killer." OnePlus is known for of ...more

News : What Is Augmented Reality?

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that augmented reality (or, AR for short) will "change everything." But what, exactly, is augmented reality? Generally, augmented reality refers to the process of presenting virtual objects and imagery — usually through a wearable lens or external ...more

How To : Hack Skateboard for Virtual Reality

An accelerometer/gyro goes onto an Arduino board and transmits the angular motion of the skateboard via Bluetooth to a virtual reality game I made for Android phones and Google Cardboard. DIY Virtual Reality Skateboard Video: . This is a really fun and easy project that can b ...more

News : 13 Ways a Good Smartwatch Can Enhance Your Workout

Thanks to numerous smartwatch deals this holiday season, many people are receiving their first one. But what exactly can they do? In regards to fitness, quite a lot. With a growing list of sensors and software updates, these small devices can be the very thing you need to ulti ...more

How To : 5 Major Privacy Concerns with 5G

For all the benefits 5G brings to cellular data, it isn't without weaknesses, the biggest being privacy. Yes, the latest standard comes with breakneck downloads speeds up to 4.3 Gbps, but at what cost? Like with all things on the internet, 5G devices open opportunities for bot ...more

How To : Save Battery by Navigating Your Walk Without GPS

Modern smartphones are packed to the brim with low-power sensors like accelerometers and gyroscopes, which means they're capable of precisely measuring almost any type of movement. So why is it that when you just want to get walking directions somewhere, your device still uses ...more

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