Saturday, July 30, 2016

Kanye comes for Apple, demands Tim Cook cut Tidal deal with Jay Z

Yes, it's that time again: Kanye West is using Twitter to talk to tech moguls and, like before, he's pretty amped. But this time, he's taking aim at the real king of tech: Tim Cook

In a series of tweets posted on Saturday, Kanye goes in on the heated competition between Apple Music and Tidal. The two companies have recently been the subject of rumors, with some reports hinting that Apple may be interested in acquiring Jay Z's streaming music site.  

"This Tidal Apple beef is fucking up the music game," wrote Kanye, in the first entry of his tweetstorm. "I need Tim Cook Jay Z Dez Jimmy Larry me and Drake Scooter on the phone or in a room this week!!!" Read more...

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Samsung's Gear 360 is the VR video camera for the masses

Samsung's Gear 360 gets all the basics right for a consumer 360 camera.

It's small, easy to use (for capturing and editing), the video quality is good (for a first-generation model) and it's affordably priced at $349.99.

The Gear 360 is not the first consumer 360-degree video camera - Kodak, Ricoh, LG and several other companies also make them - but it could be the most user-friendly.

That's saying a lot since this whole 360-degree video thing (also called 360 video or VR video) is still very new for us normals. Read more...

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Monday, July 4, 2016

Bloodhound supersonic car project back on track

The Bloodhound supersonic car project is back on track thanks to new sponsorship, and now aims to break the land speed record in October 2017.