NEWS & ANALYSIS

DoP Daily Edit, January 8th 2018

by | Jan 8, 2018

Amazon patents AR mirror, RIP Google Docs, Smartphone addiction needs to be taken seriously, Nest products are confusing

Apple says Meltdown and Spectre flaws affect all Mac and iOS devices

Updates to protect against Meltdown flaw available for supported iPhone, iPad, Mac computers and Apple TV devices, with more protections being developed

Amazon patents an AR mirror so you can try on virtual clothes

Augmented reality is getting ready to help you look your very best; Amazon has patented a mirror that dresses you in virtual clothes. The patent, first spotted by GeekWire, provides a ‘blended reality’ view of yourself wearing stylish outfits in virtual locations.

RIP Google Docs ⚰️ – Product Hunt

Once upon a time Microsoft Word and Excel dominated CRT-lit desktops of offices around the world. While still great tools, cloud-based apps like Google

Twitter’s stock price since Donald Trump was elected

Atlas – charts and data, powered by Quartz.

Two large Apple shareholders say it needs to research the impact of smartphones on kids

Two of Apple’s institutional shareholders, hedge fund Jana Partners and California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS), are calling on the company to study the impact of smartphone use on child development. In an open letter, the two investors said that after reviewing research, they believe that Apple needs to give parents more resources and software tools to make sure their kids are using their devices “in an optimal manner.”

Forget Face ID. The Future of Secure Authentication Is Your Voice

Forget fingerprints and face identification. The future of secure authentication is your voice, thanks to artificial intelligence.

HQ hits 1 million players milestone as trivia app soars in popularity

HQ has hit a milestone of 1 million people participating in its live mobile trivia game today. The app has soared in popularity after being released originally for iOS a few months ago, and has regularly had between 500,000 and 750,000 people playing the trivia game over the recent holidays.

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