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The surge in popularity of true wireless earbuds, especially those hockey sticks from Apple, has eyes on people’s ears these days. But beyond simply blocking the sound of traffic and letting you listen to the latest Reply All podcast, today’s hearables can do stuff. Some can augment your hearing to help you overcome hearing loss, or simply let you focus in on the person across the table in a noisy restaurant. They’re also vastly cheaper than hearing aids and don’t require Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. … [Read more...] about Tech for Change: Can new gadgets at CES 2021 solve hearing loss?
While 2020 may not have been great for many industries, gaming has had a different story. DrLupo has seen quite a few changes over the past year. Gaming is now rivaling — and in some areas, surpassing — traditional media like TV and movies in sales. Large companies like State Farm, who aren’t usually thought of when you think of streamers and gaming, are now main supporters of gaming and e-sports. “The reach that the gaming industry has had in a bunch of different avenues of entertainment is crazy.” Actors, singers, musicians — you’ll find them all playing things like Among Us. “I think it makes people more relatable, and for an entertainer, you’re trying to build an audience, and relatability is huge,” he says. … [Read more...] about DrLupo shares how gamers worked together to raise over $2M for St. Jude
It does this via a fingerless, sensor-sporting glove that’s reminiscent of the iconic Nintendo Power Glove from the 1980s. It can reportedly pick up on the electrical signals sent by a person’s muscles as they start to contract at the advent of a mouse click. This information is then processed by special software and interpreted by your gaming rig as a click. In doing so, it can save a reported 80 milliseconds of clicking time. … [Read more...] about ‘Impulse’ controller reads your muscle signals to click before your fingers move
We’ll likely get a little more information about the new program at Samsung’s Galaxy Unpacked event on Friday, where it’s expected we’ll finally see the heavily leaked Galaxy S21 series. As a new phone series is released, it’s likely millions of people will be replacing their old devices — and hopefully, the Upcycling at Home program will help ensure that fewer of those old phones end up discarded completely. … [Read more...] about Samsung’s new upcycling program turns your old phone into a SmartThings device