The Rest of the Day: Quartz for IOS Delivers the News Via Live Chat
Microsoft’s new toy Garage that identifies dog breeds is by far the funniest thing on the Internet today, and Quartz has just released an innovative app that delivers the news via chat with a bot.
- Atlantic Media’s digital business news publication Quartz features an innovative new app that delivers news as if you were talking to a friend . Regardless of how you view bot chat as the future of mobile news, it’s pretty addicting. [Quartz]
- On this site you will find out what kind of dog you are . (Golden Retriever! I’m flattered.) The latest toy from Microsoft Garage also comes with a companion app that can identify dog breeds – which is its intended use – but why would you use a dog image? Take a selfie and find out what kind of dog you are (if you were a dog). [ Microsoft Garage ]
- Google is reportedly developing its own standalone virtual reality headset that will not be tethered to a PC or smartphone. It probably won’t be made of cardboard. [Wall Street Journal]
- Chrome for Android can now interact with real-world beacons – things like bus stops, which could potentially be equipped with Bluetooth Low Energy devices to send information to your device. [The Next Web]
- Vevo just released an app for Apple TV and Android so you can stream music videos directly without watching Youtube. [The Next Web]