February 21, 2019

Samsung’s Gear VR isn’t dead but — will work with Galaxy S10

Two years ago, Samsung’s virtual reality ambitions were big enough to produce a bizarre, award-winning commercial featuring an ostrich who learns to fly, thanks to a Gear VR headset and the music of Elton John. But 2017 was also the last year that Samsung produced a new Gear VR device, much less a TV spot. Just like in 2018, today’s Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event featured a whole bunch of new phones — but not a single mention of VR.
February 21, 2019

Ware man wished for allegedly biting a part of somebody’s ear off

Ware police are searching for a man they say allegedly bit off part of someone’s ear in an “unprovoked attack,” according to a Facebook post.
February 21, 2019

'I Would Rather Starve': Ohio Music Store Tells Donald Trump 'Sympathizers' to Shop Elsewhere

A music store in Ohio took a stand against supporters of President Donald Trump with a sign on the door, saying the owner would rather starve than take their money.
February 21, 2019

Apple’s secretive self-driving automobile mission is beginning to come into focus

One of the words that’s most commonly associated with Apple’s self-driving car program is “secretive.” Unlike most of its competitors, Apple has been frustratingly tight-lipped regarding the self-driving cars it’s testing in California. On Wednesday, the company had an opportunity to pull back the curtain on the so-called “Project Titan” with the release of its voluntary safety report to federal regulators. But, unsurprisingly, the smartphone giant is still keeping the most tantalizing details under wraps.
February 21, 2019

Russia Claims U.S. Is 'Dragging' European Countries Into NATO, Even As Neighbors Move to Join Alliance

Russia’s top diplomat Sergei Lavrov slammed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on Wednesday, arguing that the Western military alliance is forcing countries in the Western Balkans to join against their will.
February 21, 2019

Samsung publicizes the Galaxy S10 5G

Samsung will launch a top-tier model of the Galaxy S10 that offers 5G mobile data connectivity. The device, which has a larger screen and battery than the S10 Plus, will temporarily be a Verizon Wireless exclusive before expanding to other carriers in the weeks after launch. It will go on sale sometime “in the first half of 2019.”
February 21, 2019

LGBTQ Group Drops Martina Navratilova for Saying Women Competitions With Transgender Women Are 'Unfair'

A group dedicated to supporting LGBTQ athletes dropped tennis legend Martina Navratilova from the advisory board after she opined that allowing athletes who are transgender to compete against female athletes is “cheating and unfair.”
February 20, 2019

How Noah Cyrus Seemingly Responded to Lil Xan's Baby Announcement

Noah Cyrus didn’t stay silent when her ex-boyfriend Lil Xan announced his pregnancy with new girlfriend Annie Smith. Cyrus took to her Instagram to express how she’s currently feeling amid the big news.
February 20, 2019

Varjo’s tremendous high-resolution VR headset guarantees digital worlds that really look actual

Most virtual reality headset screens are still sort of blurry, but Finnish company Varjo has an unusual approach to changing that. Its industrial VR-1 headset, which is shipping today, combines a super high-resolution center panel with an ordinary screen for peripheral vision. It’s supposed to deliver images that look almost real, albeit with some compromises and a price tag that’s for professionals only.
February 20, 2019

Russia Blames U.S. For Terrorism and War within the Middle East

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has said the U.S. is to blame for the terrorism, war and instability racking the Middle East.