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Apple’s new iPhone 12 Pro has a cool party trick – CNET

The Measure app makes it easy to measure how tall someone is, as long as you have the right device.  Jason Cipriani/CNET <p class=”speakableTextP1″>You may have heard about <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/how-to/lidar-on-the-iphone-12-pro-what-it-is-and-why-it-matters-for-the-future-of-ar-3d-scanning-and-photos/”>Apple including a lidar sensor</a></span> in the <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-review-iphone-12-and-iphone-12-pro-5g-cameras-slabular-redesign/”>iPhone 12 Pro</a></span> and the <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/four-iphone-12-models-comparison-chart-specs-differences-between-iphone-12-mini-pro-pro-max/”>iPhone 12 Pro Max</a></span>, two of the …

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Trump’s campaign website hit with cryptocurrency scam

President Trump’s campaign website was hacked Tuesday afternoon in an apparent cryptocurrency scam, the New York Times reports. “This site was seized,” the fake FBI notice read, before claiming without proof to have gained access to Trump’s private communications containing evidence of wrongdoing. Two cryptocurrency wallet addresses were then listed, asking visitors to send funds …

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Stimulus check qualifications are tangled and confusing. Here’s what to know about a second payment – CNET

A change to qualifications could bring families more money. Angela Lang/CNET Even if you received a stimulus payment earlier this year, you won’t necessarily be eligible to get a second stimulus check. It all comes down to what negotiations hash out in a final bill that includes a check in addition to other economic aid.  The competing proposals over …

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Anker’s custom wireless charger for the unannounced second-gen Amazon Echo Buds leaks in full

Just yesterday, we found FCC filings for a new Anker PowerWave wireless charging pad that mentioned an unannounced second generation of Echo Buds with wireless charging right in the name. That charger has since leaked in full in a Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) listing spotted by GizmoChina. The now-pulled WPC listing included the render of …

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PS5 launch games: All the PlayStation 5 titles you can buy on day 1 – CNET

Sony’s PlayStation 5 (left) and PlayStation 5 Digital Edition Screenshot by Sarah Tew/CNET <p class=”speakableTextP1″>The PlayStation 5 launch is just two weeks away, close enough for us to <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/unboxing-the-ps5-everything-in-the-box/”>already have a retail unit ourselves</a></span>. From our time with the console, we know it’s a whole five inches bigger than the launch PlayStation …

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Where to Change Quest 2 Privacy Settings and See Your VR Data Collected by Facebook

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–>Oculus Quest 2 is the first Facebook headset to <em>require</em> a Facebook account. It’s the culmination of a trend of deeper integration between Oculus products and Facebook services. That means it’s worth knowing what privacy settings are offered to you and what data Facebook collects on your VR usage. …

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The DecaGear 4K SteamVR Headset Sounds Too Good To Be True

Pressure-sensitive controllers, hip and face tracking, all for just $459? Earlier this month, Singapore-based Deca announced the DecaGear, a PC VR headset boasting some pretty incredible features for a suspiciously low price. Available now for preorder, the DecaGear features 2,160 × 2,160 (4.6MP) per-eye resolution at 90Hz, two inward-facing cameras allowing for face tracking, four-camera …

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Microsoft Internet Explorer users may be surprised when they get redirected to Edge next month

Microsoft has been slowly weaning users off its legacy Internet Explorer browser for a very long time, recently going so far as to use a forced Windows update to install its new Chromium Edge browser on your Windows PC. But next month, Microsoft’s planning to force your computer to automatically launch some 1,156 websites in …

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Report – XR Researcher Has Jailbroken The Oculus Quest 2

Root access to the standalone headset allows the developer to bypass Facebook login. According to the XR Safety Initiative (XRSI), an organization dedicated to creating safe immersive environments, an unnamed XR researcher has discovered a jailbreak for the Oculus Quest 2, gaining root access to the standalone VR headset. Supposedly, this has allowed them to …

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T-Mobile’s TVision will cost more for non-wireless subscribers – CNET

T-Mobile’s new TVision works on a variety of devices but it will cost more for those who aren’t T-Mobile wireless users.  T-Mobile <p class=”speakableTextP1″><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/tags/t-mobile/” data-annotation=”true” data-component=”linkTracker” data-link-tracker-options=”{"action":"inline-annotation|T-Mobile|CNET_TAG|444"}” section=”annotation”>T-Mobile</a> has joined the streaming TV battle with an <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/news/t-mobile-tvision-streams-live-tv-channels-starting-at-10-per-month/”>update to its TVision service</a></span> that starts as low as $10 per month for live …

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