These are the VR headsets Meta doesn’t want you to use

Meta has been working on over a dozen VR headset prototypes, but doesn’t want you to use any of them. That’s because these bulky “time machines,” as they’re called, aren’t aimed at consumers, but are in-house proofs of concept only for their in-house designers.

During a virtual roundtable last week, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and members of Meta’s Reality Labs division demonstrated several of these prototypes. Many of them have their internal circuitry exposed, and some even look like you’re holding the entire contents of a desktop PC to your face – complete with extra-large fans and side handles to grip so your neck doesn’t snap under the weight.

US senators join the call for everyone to have the same phone charger

Democratic senators urged the US to follow the European Union’s (EU) lead and demand that smartphone makers, including Apple, adopt a common charging cable. (opens in new tab)

Starting in 2024, all cell phones, tablets, e-readers, headsets, digital cameras, headphones and headsets, handheld game consoles and portable speakers will have to include a USB Type-C port – a move that the EU says it will save consumers €250 million a year and avoid 11,000 tonnes of e-waste.

Xiaomi could shade the iPhone 14 with this amazing mobile

The big release of late 2022 will be case instead of doubting the iPhone 14, you’ll have to dominate the market with Apple’s annual September release. That’s right, it seems that Xiaomi wants to steal the spotlight, and she would be willing to pull out her top of the range before long.

second one known filter (opens in new tab) with a good track record, the Xiaomi 13 could arrive in November 2022. Earlier than expected, the Xiaomi 12 debuted in December last year. The data filter that is at a front in the development (compared to the previous year), the explanation esa date.

This Promising New Windows 11 Feature Is Reaching More Users

Windows 11 users are set up for a newly improved search function with the latest round of updates.

The new “Search Highlights” feature promises to “feature notable and interesting moments of what is special about each day – such as holidays, birthdays and other educational moments in global time and in your region” by clicking or tapping the taskbar.

SSD performance in MicroSD format? We’re almost there, but a battle is brewing

Kioxia, the company formerly known as Toshiba, has started releasing a new storage device based on a new form factor, XFMEXPRESS, which aims to bring you the best of both SSD and microSD worlds.

The XT2 is a removable PCIe-attached NVMe storage device that, according to Kioxia’s marketing literature, “will enhance next-generation mobile and embedded apps.”

One of Windows 11’s Best New Features Has an Added Hidden Benefit

The imminent arrival of a browserThe styled tab system for Windows 11 File Explorer can also provide an added benefit, new reports suggest.

When Microsoft introduced the new feature, the company emphasized the advantages of a productivity perspective, but it looks like the File Explorer tabs also provide a welcome performance advantage.

AMD’s next-gen starter processors could be the Ryzen 7950X, 7900X, 7800X, and 7600X

AMD’s next-gen processors will be led by four Ryzen 7000 CPUs, the latest being from the vine.

The claim by one of Twitter’s most well-known hardware rumor sellers, Greymon55, is that AMD is planning to initially release the Ryzen 7950X, 7900X, 7800X, and 7600X, with other models to follow later.

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Using Microsoft Teams could become a lot of fun soon

Your conference calls could soon get a little more distracting if rumors of a new addition to Microsoft Teams are confirmed.

The video conferencing platform apparently plans to bring several games to Microsoft Teams in what appears to be an effort to help boost employee morale.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 color options leak when a launch appears to be near

We’re counting down the days to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 and Samsung Galaxy Watch 5 Pro, and a few new leaks give us a better idea of ​​what color variations to expect, as well as pointing to a launch in the not-too-distant future.

First, well-known informant Evan Blass (opens in new tab) shared a code that apparently reveals the color options the Galaxy Watch 5 will be available in: it looks like we have Silver, Sapphire and Graphite for the standard version and Silver, Sapphire and Pink Gold for the smaller model.

OnePlus 10T: here’s everything we know so far

We’ve heard numerous claims about which flagship phones we may and may not see on OnePlus this year, with conversations mostly referring to a standard OnePlus 10 and a OnePlus 10 Ultra. But now it looks like we might not see any of them, with a OnePlus 10T coming out.

This phone so far seems positioned as a slightly inferior high-end handset to the OnePlus 10 Pro, so it could end up being the OnePlus 10 in all but name. However, leaks suggest it has the Pro in at least one area – that being the loading speed, and there’s a possibility it also has a better chipset.