Tech News Today

Feb 8th 2017

Tech News Today 1701

Tomatoes in the Trunk

Pinterest Lens, Android Wear 2.0. Uber Karaoke
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Category: News

Pinterest launched a new beta feature of its app called Lens, that allows users to search by image across all of Pinterest. Users can also Shop the Look which uses image search to link to a product's store page if a user sees something that they want to buy.

Android Wear 2.0 is here, with Android Pay capabilities, standalone apps, and improvements to fitness tracking. LG is launching the updated OS on two new smartwatches in a partnership with Google. The LG Watch Style and LG Watch Sport go on sale this Friday.

Best Buy is trimming down its Oculus Rift demo stations from 500 stores to around 200, saying demand for demos of the Virtual Reality technology has slowed significantly since the holidays. Some workers say those pop-ups would go days without interest in a single demonstration.

  •  Alyssa Bereznak from The Ringer tells us everything we need to know about the singing Uber side-hustle.
  •  Rene Ritchie from iMore joins us to weigh in on Apple's new TV hire and how one day you won't have to watch Amazon Prime on your iPad like an animal.

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