Today’s Tech Sightings:
Android fans can look forward to a bunch of new products from Google. Those include home devices to compete with Amazon’s voice-activated gadgets and high-end smartphones to compete with Apple. The most anticipated are a pair of Pixel smartphones that replace the Nexus line
Virtual reality is offering endless possibilities for use in travel, entertainment and education. On the last count, a new body simulation puts the Oculus headgear wearer inside the blood stream to offer a free educational tour of how things work. The tour comes with commentary and lets the user interact with various components of the human body.
Windows 10 users have had their share of woes, more recently with Microsoft’s Anniversary update that triggers an endless reboot loop for some. The update was released despite early reports of problems during testing. Now, Microsoft is promising a fix.
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