Interbrand Publishes their Best Global Brands List for 2015

Interbrand Publishes their Best Global Brands List for 2015

Interbrand is known for keeping track of global companies around the world and ranking them in a list based on how much money they bring in. For the second year in a row we see Apple first, followed by Google in second. Other notable brands include Microsoft in 4th, Samsung in 7th, Intel in 14th, Sony in 58th, Huawei in 88th and Lenovo in 100th.

Disney is using augmented reality to bring coloring books to life

A Disney Research team has developed technology that projects coloring book characters in 3D while you’re still working on coloring them. The process was detailed in a new paper called “Live Texturing of Augmented Reality Characters from Colored Drawings,” and it was presented at the IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality on September 29th. That title’s a mouthful, but it’s descriptive: the live texturing technology allows users to watch as their characters stand and wobble on the page and take on color as they’re being colored in. You can see an example in the video above: the elephant’s pants are turning blue on the tablet screen just as they’re being filled on the page itself.

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Google Store now offering ASUS ZenWatch 2 for $149.99

Looking to get you hands on the ASUS ZenWatch 2? The company’s latest Android Wear smartwatch is now available for purchase from the Google Store, at least in one configuration. The ASUS ZenWatch 2 comes in two size options of 45mm and 49mm, with the respective color options of Navy Blue and Light Aqua. The only configuration currently available from the Google Store is the Navy Blue 49mm option, though the Light Aqua 45mm option is listed as coming soon.

The 49mm variant features a 1.6-inch 320×320 AMOLED display, Snapdragon 400 processor, 512MB of RAM, 4GB of storage, IP67 dust and water resistance, 400mAh battery and a 22mm quick-release band that can easily be swapped out. Pricing is set at $149.99 for both the 45mm and 49mm models, though remember that only the 49mm model is currently available.

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