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Samsung gets into gaming with Notebook Odyssey laptop

Samsung on Wednesday announced it’s launching a laptop geared for the gaming audience called the Notebook Odyssey. This is the company’s first official foray into the space, but it may leave some gamers wondering why. The computer is available in two screen sizes — 15.6 and 17.3 inches. In addition, Samsung has refreshed its 15-inch…

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Samsung unveils 2 new Chromebooks designed for Android apps

Samsung has teamed up with Google to create the Chromebook Plus and Pro, two Chrome OS laptops that are the first to natively support Google Play apps. Both feature 360-degree rotating touchscreens, a built-in stylus, quad high-definition screens, 4 GB of RAM, 32 GB of storage, and more. The Samsung Chromebook Plus will be priced…

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Toyota’s Research Institute head says full autonomous driving is “not even close”

 While the rest of the world is fixated on a future of full autonomous driving, Toyota Research Institute CEO Gill Pratt is urging everyone that it’s more complicated than that and to take things slowly. Pratt said that “we’re nowhere near close” a level of full autonomous driving, labeled as “Level 5” by the SAE. Pratt,…

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Toyota’s latest concept car uses AI to understand your driving habits

Toyota on Wednesday unveiled the next concept car it’s working on, called the Concept-i. Jumping into the autonomous vehicle space, the car maker doesn’t envision a system to let you get to your destination hands-free, but rather one that knows not only your route, but also driving patterns, schedules, emotion, and other data points. The Concept-i…

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In news no one understands, Netflix just rolled out a feature like it's 1998

Netflix has quite the nostalgic New Year’s resolution for 2017. The lovable streaming service has decided to throw things back to its humble beginnings by showing its loyal DVD subscribers some love.  The company has created a new app — DVD Netflix — for the millions of old timers who still utilize the antiquated DVD-by-mail…

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FOVE eye-tracking headset starts shipping

 Japanese eye-tracking Fove is starting to ship its first units from its successful Kickstarter campaign last year. The company originally planned to ship its product about eight months ago, but ran into a series of delays along the way. Orders placed today will ship in February as the company catches up with its Kickstarter backers…