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Dave and Buster’s embracing VR arcades

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HTC Vive VR headsets are set to be installed in arcades across the US and Cananda. Dave & Buster's - a restaurant and video arcade company with 114 branches to date - is planning to put in over 500 headsets across its venues by June 14. Kevin Bachus, senior vice president of

Apple launches app to limit screen time

Apple launch Screen Time app

Apple have launched a new app to help iPhone owners use their phones less. The 'Screen Time' app will offer a dashboard showing how much time iPhone and iPad users have spent on their device, using which apps, how many notifications they receive and how their usage compares to the average. Users

Google glitch shows users text messages

Android users have been surprised to discover a Google glitch that shows their recent personal texts in the search engine. Users of the Google Search app on Android devices who typed "the1975..com" saw their recent text messages showing in the search results. Typing "vizela viagens" also produced the same result. A representative

AI can find the perfect bottle of wine

Artificial Intelligence is being used to find the perfect bottle of wine - by matching bottles to people's personal tastes. A new app called Bright Cellars promises to find users their ideal wine-pairing using machine learning to give every bottle a personalised score, according to ScienceAlert.com. Members must take a simple quiz,

Teenagers abandon Facebook in droves

Teenagers are abandoning Facebook in favour of other social media platforms, a new study confirms. Research by the Pew Research Centre in Washington found that just 51 per cent of young people in the US aged between 13 and 17 years old use Facebook. This is a dramatic plunge from the Pew's

Virtual Reality crash used in road safety campaign

Young people are being shown a virtual reality car crash to increase road safety

A virtual reality public service advertisement will show young people what is like experience a car crash. Northern Ireland Fire & Rescue Service (NIFRS) has launched the 'Your Choice' road safety education programme aimed at young drivers and passengers aged between 16 and 24-years-old. The "extremely hard-hitting" virtual reality simulation using specially

Canon discontinues last film camera

Canon has officially announced it is discontinuing its last film camera. The company has confirmed it will no longer sell the EOS-1v, as reported by PetaPixel. Canon said in a statement on its website: "Thank you very much for your continued patronage of Canon products. By the way, we are finally decided

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