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U.K. hospital uses 360-degree video to reassure kids ahead of MRI scans

U.K. hospital uses 360-degree video to reassure kids ahead of MRI scans Virtual reality and 360-degree video can allow people to experience things that would be otherwise impossible, like getting an up-close view of the Super Bowl, or exploring a floating village.Ashmore put the camera inside the scanner to gather footage, before collaborating with Jerome Di Pietro to turn his work into an app.

NBA’s Google Daydream app to launch with VR series featuring basketball greats

NBA’s Google Daydream app to launch with VR series featuring basketball greats The NBA on Friday launched its own virtual reality app on the Google Daydream.As part of the launch, the NBA will debut its first-ever episodic VR series, House of Legends, featuring NBA Hall of Famers and other greats.

Snapchat’s new marketing video doubles as a guide to the app for newbies

Snapchat’s new marketing video doubles as a guide to the app for newbies Why it matters to you Snapchat has never offered much in the way of tips on how to use its app.If you’re having trouble discerning stories from geofilters, help is at hand in the form of the official product guide from Snapchat parent company Snap Inc.

Amazon’s smart home consult figured out how to connect a 50-year-old thermostat

Amazon’s smart home consult figured out how to connect a 50-year-old thermostat i To test out these services, I set up an in-home consultation with Amazon and a phone call with iDevices.With iDevices, you can schedule a free call, as long as you’ve purchased the company’s Home Essentials kit.

App Attack: Find the simple beauty in ‘Hidden Folks’

App Attack: Find the simple beauty in ‘Hidden Folks’ If you need a calming and fun game that doesn’t ask much of you, Hidden Folks is an app you need to download.It’s a seek-and-find game, similar to Where’s Waldo, and it’s hand-drawn in black and white with goofy sound effects.

App warns you when you enter an area where sex crimes have been committed

App warns you when you enter an area where sex crimes have been committed That's what one prefecture in Japan is doing with its new "Mimamotchi" app.The app, which uses GPS to track the user's locations, automatically sends information when users enter areas where sex crimes have been logged.

Best iPhone fitness apps

Best iPhone fitness apps Argus: Calorie Counter & Activity Tracker for Heart Healthy Living Argus is a neat all-in-one activity tracker that monitors your sleep, heart rate, calories, and more.MyFitnessPal Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker Calorie Counter and Diet Tracker by MyFitnessPal boasts a database of more than 5 million foods to sort through, making it easier to track what you eat.

Expiring developer certificates caused several Mac apps to crash

Expiring developer certificates caused several Mac apps to crash Changes to Mac app certificates over the weekend caused several apps to fail to launch or crash but developers have begun issuing the necessary updates.Of the affected apps, the developers said that the crashing was caused by the code-signing certificates expiring.

You can now read the fine print with this hidden iOS 10 camera feature

You can now read the fine print with this hidden iOS 10 camera feature The feature uses the iPhone’s camera to magnify objects and reaches beyond what the zoom inside the native camera app is capable of for even more magnification.The native “app” includes a few other features for getting in close to the details, whether that is for reading the fine print or uncovering other details.

Samsung’s Flow app to let you use your phone’s fingerprint sensor to log into Windows

Samsung’s Flow app to let you use your phone’s fingerprint sensor to log into Windows On February 21, Samsung announced that it would expand Flow to support any Windows 10 device.The new feature will allow Galaxy device owners to unlock Windows machines using their smartphone’s fingerprint sensor, or by entering a “pattern.

Apple patents avatar creation app that looks like its version of Bitmoji

Apple patents avatar creation app that looks like its version of Bitmoji The tech giant has been granted a patent for a product listed as “avatar editing environment” that looks like its version of Snap’s popular Bitmoji app or the Nintendo Mii.In the vein of Bitmoji, the avatars look cartoonish rather than “real” in the illustrations Apple has provided.

LinkedIn Lite leads trio of new apps launched by Microsoft in India

LinkedIn Lite leads trio of new apps launched by Microsoft in India Microsoft-owned LinkedIn is getting a set of new apps aimed at low-connectivity markets, starting in India.All three apps are built upon existing features that were introduced by the LinkedIn India team in November.

App Store change boosted paid apps, pushed down those with in-app purchases

App Store change boosted paid apps, pushed down those with in-app purchases Why it matters to you The App Store's algorithm change might no longer be in effect, but it gives us an idea about what Apple might do about app discovery in the future.According to some eagle-eyed folks, the change not only affected Top Grossing charts for the App Store, but Top Grossing charts across all App Store categories.

Take team productivity to the next level with the best collaboration apps for iOS and Android

Take team productivity to the next level with the best collaboration apps for iOS and Android You, as the creator of the document, simply send a link to your team and let them edit.The app is simple, and it works just like other collaboration apps, allowing you to send a link to those you want to have working on a document.

Skype Lite, lightweight version of the video-calling app, now available in India

Skype Lite, lightweight version of the video-calling app, now available in India It, of course, refers to releasing a “lite” version of the company’s signature service, in this case Skype Lite, described as “the new Skype built for India to help you stay connected on the go.” Targeted specifically at the burgeoning market in the country, Skype Lite seeks to address a number of pain points relevant to India and other developing countries.

Microsoft is making Windows 10 Mail & Calendar app easier to use, more efficient

Microsoft is making Windows 10 Mail & Calendar app easier to use, more efficient The Windows 10 Creators Update, which will add new gaming features, 3D support, and more to the OS, is due soon.But it’s not just Windows 10 that’s being enhanced, as Microsoft continues to improve its first-party Windows 10 apps as well.

Feed your appetite for gossip with new storytelling app Tap

Feed your appetite for gossip with new storytelling app Tap In order to get to the next juicy bit, you tap your phone screen, revealing the next “page.Already at launch, Tap boasts hundreds of stories across a number of different categories, including horror, romance, drama, and more.

Innit finds a link in digitizing the food chain with acquisition of ShopWell app

Innit finds a link in digitizing the food chain with acquisition of ShopWell app He sees ShopWell as a bit like a GPS, guiding people to healthier choices.If you snap a picture of your receipt with ShopWell’s app, it could then provide recipes based on what you’ve bought.

Google’s Gboard keyboard on iOS adds new languages, voice typing, and more

Google’s Gboard keyboard on iOS adds new languages, voice typing, and more As far as third-party keyboards are concerned, few come close to the versatility of Google’s Gboard.The popular digital touchpad for iOS and Android boasts predictive typing, a growing gallery of GIF and emojis, a one-handed mode, and built-in Google Search.

Google Play Music could soon link with Clock for musical alarms

Google Play Music could soon link with Clock for musical alarms An updated version of Google Play Music has landed, bringing with it some very interesting and much-asked-for features.Another new addition is the new “Recents” menu item, which allows you to go back and look at things you’ve recently listened to.