16: Super Mario Run, Samsung, and VR on your iPhone
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December 14, 2016
In this week's show: Super Mario Run for your phone needs an Internet connection; Samsung is remotely killing its phones in the US (and disconnecting from towers in Canada); the Samsung Galaxy S8 might not have a headphone jack; iPhone has a VR headset companion—and it might rival the big guys. Recommendations Riley — Red Harvest (A very old book by the guy who brought us the Maltese Falcon) Marc — Modern Strike Online Dan — Fallout ShelterLinks:The Bridge Headset Brings Positional-Tracking VR to iPhone | WIRED — Positional tracking is what makes higher-end hardware such as the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR such fundamentally different devices compared to phone-based headsets like the Gear VR and Daydream View. With positional tracking, you can roam around inside a virtual world laterally and vertically.Super Mario Run needs a constant internet connection to run | TechCrunch — Shigeru Miyamoto confirmed this week that Super Mario Run will only work on a device with a constant internet…