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Sony Makes Remixes Legal

Sony has become the first major label to legalize unofficial remixes and DJ mixes. It’s not like DJs were every going to stop borrowing copyrighted samples for remixes. Remixes can’t be stopped! But now, finally, you’re going to start seeing more remixes on Spotify and Apple Music. The somewhat surprising move comes with a deal

Brace Up For Super Fast PCs

Computers may no longer be tech darlings now that everyone uses their smartphones to do basically everything, but they’re about to get really exciting again. About every two years, Intel introduces new processors that shape the computing industry and this year’s no different. Whereas the last two generations of chips were kinda like half steps

Volkswagen To Launch Its Next Generation Microbus in 2022

Volkswagen is all set to join the electric car revolution and it’s doing so with a buzzy refresh of one of its most classic vehicles. The automaker has announced that it will make its I.D. Buzz electric Microbus concept a reality by 2022, giving VW fans, EV enthusiasts, and modern day hippies alike a good

Instagram Adds More Fun To Direct Messaging

Instagram isn’t just about posting selfies or artsy photos. The Facebook-owned app has been building out its direct messaging capabilities, and the company just revealed a new feature that’ll help transform the app into something users will want to use all day, every day. The company recently released an update that now lets Instagram users

Horde Of Nintendo Games And Other Items Sells For $20,000

After amassing an impressive collection of nearly 1,000 different Nintendo games, consoles, accessories, and collectibles, a man from Wisconsin sold them all for $20,000 in cold, hard cash. Charles Amble, 30, found a buyer for his impressive collection of Nintendo goodies. Amble originally put the collection up on eBay about a week earlier, asking for

Google Home Is A Voice-Controlled Telephone

Google has announced hands-free calling for its Google Home smart speaker back in May, and now the feature is finally rolling out to users in the U.S. and Canada. With a simple OK Google, call… voice command, you can immediately phone millions of businesses and personal contacts for free over Wi-Fi. If you’re still clinging

Motorola Comes Up With A ‘Healing’ Phone

Motorala wants to put an end to all those expensive smartphone screen repairs. The company recently applied for a patent on a phone screen that can heal its own cracks and damages. The patent, which was filed in February and awarded last week, explains how a phone screen made out of shape memory polymer could

LinkedIn Is Coming Up With Video Creation To Your Mobile App

In a latest development, LinkedIn wants to let users share as much as possible on the site. So in its latest effort the social media company is rolling out a video creation tool within its mobile app. The feature is only available for frequent contributors at the moment, but will be available to everyone else

Facebook Join Hands With Ebay

Facebook’s Craigslist-like marketplace section is getting a boost from Ebay. The social network has said that it will begin offering a selection of sales promotions from the e-commerce site’s daily deals program on the mobile version of Marketplace. Facebook users can browse the deals within Facebook’s platform, but all purchases are ultimately made in Ebay’s

Google Celebrates I-Day With A Doodle

Google displayed an artistic doodle on the 71st Independence Day of India today. The search engine giant today displayed a doodle that includes a motif of Indian Parliament, a symbolic wheel for the Ashok Chakra and India’s national bird peacock, all submerged in shades of saffron, green, white and blue. The word Google is displayed

The Miami Heat Are Changing To Mobile-Only Ticketing

The Miami Heat announced earlier this week that it was becoming the first NBA team with mobile-only A spokesperson for the Heat said the organization found that about one in three people used mobile tickets to get into last season’s games. Other teams, like the Minnesota Timberwolves and the Cleveland Cavaliers, have also adopted mobile-only