A new report was published in The Information about the new Apple headset mentions the following: People familiar with Apple’s content strategy for the headset say Apple executives are emphasizing health and wellness including proposals for AR apps that assist with meditation and exercise. Apple Devising Software to Help Anyone Build AR Apps, to Drive… Continue reading Staying Hydrated in VR Workouts is Problematic
This is part two of a series XR, VR, AR 2022. See also my prior post, Dragon’s Lair and Hologram Time Traveler. It is not a coincidence or a mistake that US Federal Government is suing Facebook (Meta) over the company’s acquisition of Within–the company behind the virtual reality exercise app “Supernatural.” Venture capital friendly… Continue reading The Supernatural Lawsuit and Apple
The product “Facebook” and its relative, Instagram are not free. They come with the cost of an intrusive violation of privacy and behavioral manipulation by algorithm.
Exactly what counts as private personal details has been a major theme underlying discussion in new media and old media in the past few weeks. Here are two interesting examples of how business and people’s personal details are colliding right now. New Media: Facebook’s Privacy Settings Updates Facebook has made major changes to how it… Continue reading When Business and Personal Life Collides – New Facebook Privacy Settings and the Status of Tiger Woods' Endorsement Contracts
One of my guides for creating a slick FB profile recently made PC World’s list of 10 tips for Facebook Power Users (Tip #5). That coverage sort of endorsed me as a thought leader in tweaking Facebook. The user interface and design of Facebook is only of interest to me because I enjoy the service… Continue reading Facebook User Interface Revision and Revolt