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Startup Spotlight: Mental Health, AR Tech Support and Eyeglasses for Kids

If you’ve ever been tech support for your parents then you’ll understand the frustration of trying to explain directions over video chat when you can’t illustrate a specific instruction – well we have a solution for you. Each week TechCo discovers the latest emerging technology and startups helping us streamline our lives. This week we found an augmented reality app that can help with your remote tech support needs, cool eyewear for kids and a mental health app to get people through the...

Pair Eyewear, the Warby Parker for kids, launches today

In February of 2010, Warby Parker launched into the world and became a global brand and eventually a unicorn. And today, Pair Eyewear wants to do the same.Pair, the brainchild of Sophia Edelstein and Nathan Kondamuri, wants to be the Warby Parker for children, giving kids and parents a way to affordably shop for glasses online. But Pair takes it one step further with customizable frames, letting kids continually change up their look.Today at launch, Pair is going live with five base frames...

Movie review: In the eye-popping 'Loving Vincent,' van Gogh's paintings spring to life

Caption +The animated film "Loving Vincent" was created from approximately 65,000 oils-on-canvas, hand-painted in the style of Vincent Van Gogh. MUST CREDIT: Good Deed Entertainment"Loving Vincent" is an indisputably technical achievement. Each of the animated film's 65,000 frames is an oil painting, created by a classically trained artist in the various styles of Vincent van Gogh. More than 100 painters worked to create the film, which follows an acquaintance trying to uncover how and why...