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Xiaomi Mi VR headset support Android and iOS

Xiaomi has officially launched its mobile VR headset, the Mi VR headset in China. The company has opened up the beta reservation for its first VR headset and the reservation starts at 1 Yuan once the beta tester is selected. Xiaomi Mi VR headset features a two-way zipper design with dual front openings for easier adjustment of the smartphone. The Mi VR

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Facebook ’s Surround 360 camera blueprints

Social media giant Facebook’s Surround 360, its 17-camera array designed to capture video in 360 degrees is now open source — meaning Facebook is making the blueprints available for free to everybody who wants to build a camera. The company has also made available the stitching software used to piece together those types of videos. The goal is to encourage

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Your Old iPod Could Be Worth $20,000

The outdated tech collecting dust in your closet could very well be worth big bucks. Like rare VHS tapes and old computers, vintage iPods are now considered highly prized collectibles. What’s surprising is that while Apple’s MP3 players have undoubtedly been enormously influential in shaping the music industry, they’re not that old. The first one hit the

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Smartphone app can cure blindness

In 2012, London eye surgeon Dr. Andrew Bastawrous gave up his job and comfortable life in London, sold everything he and his family owned, and moved with his wife and one-year old baby to Kenya to start 100 temporary eye clinics. His idea -- turning a smartphone into an eye examination tool -- was already a couple years in the making. Prior travels abroad to

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