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Ace Combat 7: Can it match flying in real-life?

[ad_1] The latest version of long-running video game franchise Ace Combat has a new virtual reality (VR) mode allowing players a more immersive experience of the game.But does it really make players feel as though they are flying for real?BBC Click's Marc Cieslak and Kate Russell take to the skies in two acrobatic biplanes before playing Ace Combat 7 to assess how the VR version of the game compares.More at
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Domino’s Pizza app must be accessible to blind people

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Domino's is accused of failing to make its app fully compatible with Apple's accessibility software Domino's Pizza has been told its website and app must be made fully accessible to blind people, after losing a legal case in the US.It follows a complaint from a blind customer who said he first struggled to change toppings and then was unable to complete a pizza's
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Sofia Coppola to direct Bill Murray in Apple’s first film

[ad_1] Image copyright AFP Image caption Coppola's first film since 2017's The Beguiled will be co-produced by Apple Sofia Coppola will reunite with Lost in Translation star Bill Murray to make Apple's first original feature film.News of the film, titled On the Rocks, comes ahead of the expected launch of the tech giant's own streaming platform.Rashida Jones will star with Murray in the film, which tells of a young mother
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Racing game Forza pulls dances amid Fortnite legal action

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Russell Horning (Backpack Kid) and Alfonso Ribeiro demonstrate their dances - the Floss and the Carlton Microsoft has removed two dance moves from its Forza series of racing games, following questions over the legality of such moves in video games.It comes as Epic Games, the creators of Fortnite, faces further legal action, from a mother alleging it had copied her son's dance without
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Roku U-turn over streaming Alex Jones’s InfoWars

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Apple's ban of Alex Jones's InfoWars podcasts last August led to similar moves by several other technology companies Video-streaming service Roku has made a U-turn over its addition of InfoWars - the right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones's channel.Social media activists noticed Roku was offering the channel earlier this week, half a year after YouTube, Facebook and Apple, among others, had banned it.Roku initially
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Nike’s phone-controlled self-lacing trainers – BBC News

[ad_1] Image copyright Nike Image caption The shoe, which has is connected to a smartphone app which will store fit preferences Nike has launched self-lacing trainers, which fit themselves to the shape of the foot and are controlled via a smartphone.It is the latest iteration of the futuristic footwear, first referred to in the film Back to the Future Part II, and made reality by Nike in 2016.The latest version,
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Driverless car laser ruined camera

[ad_1] Image copyright Jit Ray Chowdhury Image caption The purple dots and lines on this photo of the Stratosphere hotel in Las Vegas show the damage... A man who took a photograph of a driverless car on display at the CES tech fair says his camera was damaged as a result.Jit Ray Chowdhury noticed purple spots on all his photographs after taking a photo of a lidar laser scanning system
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Proposals for drones to fly at night and over crowds in US

[ad_1] Image copyright PA Drones in the US may soon fly over populated areas and at night, under proposals from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).The US government is keen to extend the use of such craft for commercial purposes.That is in stark contrast to the UK, which plans to make tougher laws.It follows recent disruption at two major UK airports, where suspected drone activity caused aircraft to be grounded.Both Google-parent
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Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei denies firm poses spying risk

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ren Zhengfei founded Huawei in 1987, since when it has become one of China's biggest companies Huawei's founder has denied Chinese authorities have ever asked his company to help spy on its clients.Ren Zhengfei was speaking to foreign media in a rare interview, following claims Huawei posed a security risk.He also said he was missing his daughter Meng Wanzhou "very much".Ms Meng -
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CES 2019: Virtual reality shoes are exhausting to use

[ad_1] A pair of shoes has been demoed that tracks the wearer's movements in real life and mirrors their steps in virtual worlds. The Cybershoes product is currently compatible with virtual reality games on the PC gaming platform Steam. But there is one big limitation - the owner's endurance level. BBC Click’s Omar Mehtab tried out the footwear at the CES tech trade show in Las Vegas last week for