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A workstation running Unreal Engine with an iPhone for motion capture. A motion-capture artist wears an iPhone for face capture. Here’s a look at the app’s interface and icon. Unreal Engine developer Epic Games has released Live Link Face, an iPhone app that uses the front-facing 3D sensors in the phone to do live motion …

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Later this fall, Apple will launch a brand new version of iPadOS that brings a bunch of new changes to its iconic tablet. Here’s everything that you’re getting, how to get it, and whether your iPad will be able to get it. Update 07/09/20: Apple has released Public Beta 2 of iPadOS 14. What are the …

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Cybersecurity researchers took the wraps off yet another instance of Android malware hidden under the guise of legitimate applications to stealthily subscribe unsuspecting users for premium services without their knowledge. In a report published by Check Point research today, the malware — infamously called Joker (or Bread) — has found another trick to bypass Google’s …

/ Windows Linux PC Software

Intel unveiled Thunderbolt 4 on Wednesday, tightening the existing I/O specification for docks, some displays, external storage and GPUs. Bandwidth remains unchanged from Thunderbolt 3, though executives said to expect new types of docks and longer cables. AMD, which has traditionally never associated Thunderbolt with its Ryzen platforms, pooh-poohed Thunderbolt demand but said it meets …

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Update 07/08/20: Apple confirmed to The Verge that it intends to continue supporting Thunderbolt on Macs with Apple silicon. The USB Type-C connector is wonderful in many ways, but its ubiquity among modern computer interconnects has made it home to a host of confusing standards and capabilities. When you see that connector, you never know …

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Microsoft today said that it’s shaking up online Teams video meetings with a new “Together mode” that places participants in a virtual auditorium. It’s all part of a redesigned Teams experience that capitalizes on some of the promises Microsoft has been making for years. There’s even a pair of Teams smart displays. On Wednesday, Microsoft …

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The branding for Thunderbolt 4. A render of the 8000-series controller chips for Thunderbolt 4. Intel Here’s a chart from Intel’s press deck showing how Thunderbolt 4 differs from Thunderbolt 3. Intel And here’s a list of what’s new, from Intel’s press deck. Intel Thunderbolt 4 accessory families, from Intel’s press deck. Intel Thunderbolt 4 …