LG’s UltraWide Curved Desktop Monitor Is a Gamer’s Dream Come True

The new monitor will be unveiled at this year’s CES in Las Vegas.

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The rather large 21:9 display monitor integrates support for AMD’s FreeSync which gets rid of screen tears that can pop up when your monitor and graphics card are out of sync. LG is calling this one of its best displays yet, and is promising unrivaled color accuracy

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Samsung unveils a free 4K video app for its virtual reality headset

Samsung has announced Milk VR, the immersive content ecosystem to support its Gear VR virtual reality headset.

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The app, Milk VR, will provide free, immersive, 360-degree content to users. The videos will be offered in both 2K and 4K formats and will focus on categories such sports, music and action-oriented videos.  Milk VR follows the launch of Milk Video and Milk Music, and indicates that Samsung intends to deepen its focus on building out the Milk brand.

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The Samsung Gear VR Brings Us One More Step Closer

If the virtual reality headset by Samsung wasn’t special enough, the Gear VR virtual reality headset brand is directly on the heels of releasing it’s Innovator Edition, which is a special rebooted edition that will work directly through the Note 4 smartphone device with the sole purpose of delivering an ultra-high quality experience that will …

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This new model is really meant for developers who are wanting to try their hand at creating games and apps that are developed specifically with virtual reality in mind. 

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Apple patents a smart pen that could copy your handwriting onto an iPad

Apple was granted a patent on Tuesday for a “communicating stylus” that would transfer handwritten notes and drawings an Apple device.

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Similar “smart” pens already exist. The LiveScribe 3, for example, can digitally capture written notes, as long as users write on a special type of paper. What would set the Apple stylus apart is that it could work on any surface, thanks to 3D motion sensors. Theoretically, someone could write on a table or even in the air, and the words would be transferred to a digital device. 

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Are Enterprises Ready for Billions of Devices to Join the Internet?

There are currently more devices connected to the Internet than there are people in the world. The Internet now connects a staggering 10 billion devices today. And this number will continue to grow, as more devices gain the ability to directly interface with the Internet or become physical representations of data accessible via Internet systems.…

Source: www.wired.com

M2M networks were originally built around proprietary or industry specific protocols then “bridged” over to Enterprise IP networks and applications via purpose built network gateways.  IoT-enabled networks on the other hand make it easier to build these industry-specific “smart solutions” on standard network protocols and platforms for simpler, easier and more cost-effective deployment.

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