Passwordless: More Mirage Than Reality – Tempemail

The concept of “passwordless” authentication has been gaining significant industry and media attention. And for a good reason. Our digital lives are demanding an ever-increasing number of online accounts and services, with security best practices dictating that each requires a strong, unique password in order to ensure data stays safe. Continue Reading

Facebook sets out plan for ‘effortless’ virtual reality socialising | Facebook

Facebook has unveiled the first of a wave of virtual reality innovations that its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, hopes will allow for effective “teleportation” by the end of the decade. One experimental project aims to track hand movements using nervous signals read by a wristwatch, with the hope of one Continue Reading

‘The idea is bonkers’: the secrets behind the success of The Circle | Reality TV- Tempemail

It is September 2019 and Richard Madeley is twerking alone in a high-security flat in Salford. The presenter is taking part in the second season of the Channel 4 reality show The Circle, on which he is catfishing as a 27-year-old PR girl called Judy. Dressed in a motion-capture suit, Continue Reading

Sony announces new virtual reality headset for PlayStation 5 | Games

Sony has announced a next-generation VR headset for its PlayStation 5 console, launching some time after 2021. The original PlayStation VR headset was released for the PlayStation 4 in October 2016. Though less powerful than the PC-powered Oculus Rift and HTC Vive VR headsets that arrived the same year, it Continue Reading

Drag Race star Sister Sister: ‘One troll described how he’d like to see me die’ | Reality TV- Tempemail

It’s 9:31am, I’m on my second coconut iced latte of the morning and reading my 13th piece of hate mail, neither of which will have a positive effect on my mind or my body, but I go for it anyway. A few weeks ago, one coffee was enough to get Continue Reading

Virtual reality tourism ready for takeoff as travellers remain grounded | Virtual reality

With globe-trotting banned in the pandemic, increasing numbers of people are turning to virtual reality to relieve pent-up demand for travel. Escapism from the sofa through a growing range of VR travel experiences is whetting appetites for post-pandemic holidays and could be a watershed moment for the technology in tourism, Continue Reading

Checked by reality, some QAnon supporters seek a way out Children QAnon Donald Trump boyfriend beliefs- Tempemail

Ceally Smith spent a year down the rabbit hole of QAnon spending more and more time researching and discussing the conspiracy theory online. Eventually it consumed her, and she wanted out. She broke up with the boyfriend who recruited her into the movement, took six months off social media, and Continue Reading

How 2020 transformed big tech: the story of Facebook, QAnon and the world’s slackening grip on reality | Facebook

As with many others in Britain, lockdown hit Rachel and her husband, Philip, hard. Almost overnight, the couple, both in their early 50s, found themselves cut off from friends, family and colleagues. Before the Covid-19 outbreak, they had both been working every day; now Philip found himself furloughed, while Rachel Continue Reading

I thought I had a healthy approach to influencing – then The Social Dilemma gave me the reality check I needed- Tempemail

For many content creators, lockdown was a period of heightened productivity. From filming new content to dreaming up unique infographics, it was a new opportunity to get creative. But as time went on, I and many others started to experience sudden surges of anxiety, resorting to the standard millennial procedure Continue Reading

Keeping Up With the Kardashians gave America its real first family | Reality TV- Tempemail

The first time the Kardashian family’s private life became part of the public conversation was not in their reality TV show, Keeping Up With the Kardashians (known as KUWTK), which turned them into global phenomena and will, it was announced this week, end after 14 years and 20 seasons. Nor Continue Reading