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Who counts as a dependent on your taxes, and why that matters for a second stimulus check – CNET

If you claimed dependents on your 2019 tax return, you should’ve received at least $500 in the first round of stimulus checks. Sarah Tew/CNET Do you know who the IRS counts as a dependent on your taxes? The answer could get you an additional $500 or more on your next stimulus check, if a bill …

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‘Pistol Whip – Heartbreaker Trilogy’ Update Arrives on PSVR Today

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–><em>Pistol Whip (2019), </em>Cloudhead Games’ hit VR rhythm-shooter, got a free update on PC VR and Quest in late August called ‘Heartbreaker Trilogy’. Starting today you’ll be able to play on PSVR too. As the name would suggest, the update includes three new scenes featuring artists from Montreal-based label …

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Shadow Point, Jurassic World Developer Coatsink Acquired By Thunderful Group

VR developer Coatsink is the latest studio to be acquired, this time by Thunderful Group. The UK-based team, which has worked on VR since its infancy, was been fully acquired by the group for £23 million (around $30 million). A press release states that an earn-out component could take that up to £65.5 million. Thunderful …

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Facebook will test shopping from Reels later this year

Instagram only widely launched its TikTok competitor Reels in August, and it’s already looking to monetize the format. The company announced today that it’ll start testing shopping within Reels later this year and will also start making shoppable IGTV videos global starting today. Eventually, these IGTV videos will also be available through Instagram Shop, a …

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Google Nest Audio review: A welcome upgrade for Google’s flagship smart speaker – CNET

Google’s new Nest Audio costs $100 and replaces the company’s original Google Home smart speaker. Chris Monroe/CNET <p class=”speakableTextP1″>Google’s very first smart speaker, the <span class=”link” section=”shortcodeLink”><a href=”https://www.cnet.com/products/google-home/”>Google Home</a></span>, appeared in 2016 as the answer to Amazon’s brand-new Echo device. Since then, the two companies have released countless smart devices, acquired startups and expanded their voice …

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Safety panel has “great concern” about NASA plans to test Moon mission software

Enlarge / Teams at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility move the Core Stage toward a barge in January that will carry it to a test stand in Mississippi. NASA An independent panel that assesses the safety of NASA activities has raised serious questions about the space agency’s plan to test flight software for its Moon missions. …

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Still Use Google Daydream? Don’t Get Android 11

If, by some chance, you’re still using the Google Daydream VR platform, you won’t want to update your phone to Android 11. As spotted by Android Police, Google’s official support pages for its ill-fated mobile VR platform confirm the latest version of the operating system ends support for Daydream. “The Daydream VR app is no …

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‘Microsoft Flight Simulator’ VR Support Heading into Closed Beta Soon, Sign-ups Now Live

<!– Share buttons by mashshare.net – Version: 3.4.0–><em>Microsoft Flight Simulator (2020) </em>for PC is<a href=”https://www.roadtovr.com/microsoft-flight-simulator-dev-will-try-darnedest-make-vr-support-happen/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”> getting VR headset support</a> sometime around the launch of HP’s upcoming PC VR headset, the HP Reverb G2. Although we still don’t know when, developers Asobo now say VR support is heading into closed beta testing soon. As …

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