Tag Archive: Ground


HoloLens will transforms your living room into a robot battle ground

Microsoft gave fans a glimpse of the future of gaming on HoloLens today with a demo of a new game under development called Project X Ray that lets you fight alien robots in your living room. It’s kind of like the X-Men’s Danger Room, projecting holographic bad guys all over your walls, couch, and ceiling […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Master Amazon’s web services from the ground up with this bundle for 89% off [Deals]

Finally, a boot camp where you’re encouraged to get your head in the clouds…er, the cloud. If you’re trying to establish any kind of cloud-based service, for yourself or a client, Amazon’s Web Services takes away the massive problem of actually…Read more ›

Trent Reznor is rebuilding Apple’s Spotify killer from ground up

Apple is planning to unveil a hot new redesign of Beats Music at WWDC. The new streaming service is aimed at killing rival’s like Spotify and Pandora, but rather than relying on an Apple software veteran to redesign Beats Music,…Read more ›

Ms. Pac-Man, Frogger and beer, all on tap at Ground Kontrol

PORTLAND, Oregon — The glowing light from the beer signs in the window reflects off Bear’s face. He is standing guard tonight at one of Portland’s favorite hot spots, and the line stretches down the street. A motley-looking cast of…Read more ›

Will flying cars ever get off the ground?

The first airplane was in flight for 12 seconds and flew 120 feet. But it was enough to send imaginations airborne.   Not long after Kitty Hawk, aviators were trying to figure out how to fly a car. Glenn Curtiss…Read more ›

One year after ground broke, Apple Campus 2 is coming along nicely

It’s been pretty much a year since ground was broken on the “spaceship” Apple Campus 2, and things are progressing at a rate of knots. In a new photo provided by Apple, and posted by the city of Cupertino, the company’s…Read more ›

Apple Hiring “Ground Truth” Managers To Help Improve Maps Around The World

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While Apple’s Maps has certainly come a long way since its release last year, there’s still a lot of improving that needs to be done. The good news is that Apple is working to improve the accuracy of its mapping, and the company is hiring “Ground Truth” managers to help improve the “quality” of Maps in different regions around the world.

Apple has openings for 7 of these positions, and each  [Read More…]

Hulu Plus Gets Redesigned “From The Ground Up” For The Apple TV

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If you’re a Hulu Plus subscriber that prefers to consume your favorite shows on Apple’s diminutive set-top box, great news: Hulu has just announced a new Hulu Plus experience that they say they have completely redesigned from the ground up.

Over at their blog, Hulu has the skinny on what is new, but here’s the summary:

• A new content category navigation bar making it easier to jump into chosen  [Read More…]

Tim Cook Says Apple Should Break Ground On Spaceship Campus This Year

Apple's Spaceship campus won't be ready in 2015 as originally planned.

Apple’s Spaceship campus won’t be ready in 2015 as originally planned.

Steve Jobs pitched the idea of an Apple spaceship-like campus in the summer of 2011. He said that the project would be completed by 2015, but there have been a couple delays that have pushed the project back a little farther.

During today’s annual shareholders meeting, Tim Cook addressed the reports  [Read More…]

Apple’s New Data Supercenter Will Cost $68M Just To Break Ground

Amazon, Facebook & Google also have data centers in Prineville, Oregon.

Apple has begun work on the first phase of its Prineville data center, which will include clearing and flattening the land for one of two 330,000 square-foot buildings. Each building is said to be more than twice the size of a typical Costco store, and this initial phase of construction alone is expected to cost Apple $ 68 million.That price tag  [Read More…]