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There’s a new Minecraft game coming, and it’s played entirely in augmented reality

You’ll be able to build structures and worlds on your table with friends… Microsoft …and then deploy them full-size in the real world. Minecraft You can also find and collect monsters to use in your builds. Microsoft Microsoft may believe it has made augmented reality’s killer app: the just-announced Minecraft Earth for iOS and Android. AR on […]

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Google debuts “next-generation” Assistant, coming to next Pixel phones

Enlarge Google/Screenshot Google on Tuesday debuted an updated version of its Google Assistant platform during the keynote of its Google I/O developers conference. The company said it is internally calling this the “next-generation” Assistant and that it will first become available on Google’s “new Pixel phones” later this year. (Not to be confused with the […]

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Coming soon: Windows Terminal—finally a tabbed, emoji-capable Windows command-line

Enlarge / Windows Terminal, showing its support for themes and tabs. Microsoft Details are currently scarce, but Microsoft has announced some big changes coming to its command-line interface. In Windows 10, Microsoft has been working to make the Windows command-line experience vastly improved, making it work much more like Unix command-line environments. But a couple […]

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The Sega Genesis is coming back with a new mini-retro console – here are the best Genesis games of all time

SegaThe Sega Genesis first debuted in 1988.Sega First released in Japan in 1988, the Sega Genesis is one of the most beloved video game consoles ever made. The Sega Genesis was one of the definitive video game consoles of the 1990s, and the primary competitor to the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). While battling with […]