Tech Addict: Super Cool Samsung’s Galaxy Watch, Facebook Bans 3D Gun Blueprints + 4 More Latest Tech News

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Nexter.org gathered most interesting cool tech news and announcements for the week. 

Apple might start building cars

According to TechCrunch, Apple rehired ex-Tesla engineering head, which hints at plan to build a car. Doug Field is a former head engineer in Elon Musk’s company that develops and builds cars – Tesla.

Moreover, Doug Field is Apple’s former VP of Mac hardware engineering, so he’s acquainted with Apple stuff and politics.

Tokyo Olympics 2020 to use facial recognition

It’s believed, the facial recognition technology will be used during Tokyo Olympics 2020 to verify the identity of athletes, officials, staff members, and media at all of its venues at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Japan was always known as an innovative country, but this change is truly a breakthrough in fans and athletes safety.

bans the sharing of 3D gun blueprints

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Source: Getty Images

  bans the sharing of blueprints for 3D-printed guns on their platform as it violates its rules.

“Sharing instructions on how to manufacture firearms using 3D printers or CNC milling machines is not allowed under our Community Standards,” a Facebook spokesman said.

A gun rights group Defense Distributed that has posted plans for 3D guns blocked downloads from its website on Tuesday after a US federal judge sided with states that argued the postings could help criminals and terrorists manufacture such weapons.

Defense Distributed reached a settlement with the U.S. State Department last month which would’ve allowed it to release blueprints for guns — including AR-15-like rifles — that could be downloaded and built with the help of 3D printers.

Magic Leap One is out

Source: The Verge

 After more than 7 years of development and $2 billion collected, the Magic Leap One is finally here! It’s shipped in US for $2,295. It’s available online only in select cities. The difference between Magic Leap One and the others is the set of sensors that provide the interaction of real objects with virtual ones.

That is, a virtual person can through the real obstacles like a door or a hole in the wall and any digital element can be “fixed” as real. Read more on their official website.

“You aren’t tethered to another computer,” writes CNBC’s Todd Haselton. “You can walk around freely (though I felt a bit weird with it on my head since it’s like trying to walk around with swimming goggles on).

“It’s hard to explain what it’s like using Magic Leap, a problem the company has admitted.”

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch

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Source: Samsung

 

Samsung has announced its Galaxy Watch ($329.99) at its annual Samsung Galaxy Note Unpacked Event today. According to the Verge, it has the following features and benefits:

  • 1.3-inch (46mm) or 1.2-inch (42mm) Super AMOLED touch display with Gorilla DX+ glass
  • 5 ATM water resistance, IP68 dust resistance
  • 472mAh battery (46mm) or 270mAh battery (42mm)
  • Runs Tizen OS 4.0
  • Exynos 9110 dual core 1.15 GHz processor
  • 1.15GB of RAM and 4GB of storage or 768MB of RAM and 4GB of storage

apologizes for confetti and balloons in Indonesia earthquake posts

A funny thing happened this week: when people posted to in Indonesian their condolences to victims and wishes to the survivors, showed a lot of festive attributes – balloons and confetti.

“‘Congrats’ in Indonesian is ‘selamat’,” wrote Herman Saksono on Twitter as he noticed it. “Selamat also means ‘to survive.’

Source: Twitter


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