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Avatars

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Intel puts you into the game with digital avatars

Intel demoes new technology that lets people create digital photo avatars of themselves and then use them inside PC games.

January 5, 2016

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Why I still don't want to wear smartglasses

Commentary: There might be a lot of new takes on smart things to wear on your face...but if they aren't amazing like VR or at least good-looking to wear, I'm out.

By January 25, 2016

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Ubisoft nixes female avatars in Assassin's Creed Unity

Apparently, creating female players to battle it out in 18th century revolutionary France is simply "a lot of extra production work."

By June 11, 2014

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Are you Superman or Voldemort? Avatars may affect the real you

Researchers use chili and chocolate to determine how your virtual avatar may affect behavior after a game is over.

By February 10, 2014

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Camp like 'Avatar' in a floating hammock-tent cocoon

A suspended hammock shelter on Kickstarter lets you camp up in the air, away from bugs and the hard ground.

By August 19, 2013

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FaceRig maps your face onto a 3D avatar in real time

How would you look as a demon? A software program seeking funding on Indiegogo uses a Webcam to map your facial expressions and movements onto the face of an animated character.

By January 9, 2014

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You could lose weight when your avatar exercises

Researchers find that women who spend 15 minutes once a week watching an avatar demonstrate healthy weight loss behaviors end up losing on average 3.5 pounds in a month.

By July 1, 2013

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Intel launches messaging app...yes, that Intel

The chipmaker isn't known for consumer software, but it's trying to change that with a new mobile-messaging service called Pocket Avatars.

By June 19, 2014

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T-Mobile's new twist: Free music streaming, iPhone test-drives

The wireless network offers week-long iPhone 5S trials, free data for streaming music. Also: LinkedIn launches a Job Search app and Intel's Pocket Avatars app turns you into a talking 3D cartoon.

By June 19, 2014

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T-Mobile's new twist: Free music streaming, iPhone test-drives

The wireless network offers week-long iPhone 5S trials, free data for streaming music. Also: LinkedIn launches a Job Search app and Intel's Pocket Avatars app turns you into a talking 3D cartoon.

By June 19, 2014