Standalone apps were all the rage at the beginning of the year. Now they’re suddenly dying. Virtual reality seems poised to be all the rage next year. Will they also experience a quick death (like the hoverboard), or will they be around for the long-haul?
Show Notes on The Death Of Standalone Virtual Reality
TechCrunch Disrupt London Winner Jukedeck helps you create custom soundtracks for your videos. It’s actually pretty cool and we might a couple right on the spot.
Need Music For A Video? Jukedeck’s AI Composer Makes Cheap, Custom Soundtracks
Getting in trouble is usually a sign that you’re headed in the right direction in the startup world. Kickstarter must be onto something right because $3.6 million didn’t deliver. But don’t worry! They hired an investigative reporter to figure out what happened.
Kickstarter Wants To Know What Went Wrong With a $3.6 million project
9% of Kickstarter Projects Don’t Deliver
Standalone apps were all the rage at the beginning of the year. Now they’re suddenly dying. Are they failures? Or have they served their singular purpose?
A Eulogy For Dead Standalone Apps
Facebook Shuts Down Sling And Other Experiments as It Shuts Down The Creative Labs
Dropbox is shutting down its Mailbox and Carousel apps
HTC commits to shipping their VR headset in April of next year. It sure seems like 2016 is shaping up to be the year of VR.
First Official VR Launch Date
Microsoft Wants To Make Your HoloLens App
EVE Valkyrie Will Come With Every Oculus
CurrentC is all but dead as its largest support decides to roll out their own solution.
Wal-Mart adds to mobile wallet frenzy with ‘Walmart Pay’
Wouldn’t it be nice to track the temperature in 30 places in your home? A new research team thinks they cracked the code by creating a tiny wireless sensor that doesn’t require batteries.
The First Tiny Wireless Sensor
Are hoverboards a fad, or hear to stay?
Hoverboards Are Banned At CES
Net neutrality is slowly dying. Carriers tried one method and it failed. Now they’re moving onto plan B, and we’re going to let them get away with it.
Verizon to Start Testing ‘Toll-Free’ Data in Coming Days
Google’s D-Wave X2 showed promising quantum results. They’re still a ways away from delivering your search results before you search, but they’re one step closer.
Google Got “Encouraging Results” From Their Quantum Computer
It turns out that speaking in a certain way helps to hold people’s attention.
The Speaking Style That’s Helped Make YouTube’s Biggest Stars