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Apple To Require All New Apps To Support iPhone X By April 1

The days of wonky-looking apps on the iPhone X are coming to a close. Beginning April 1, Apple will require all new apps in the Apple Store to natively support iPhone X Super Retina display. Developers will also have to build new iOS apps with iOS 11 SDK or later, and construct new Apple Watch

Now Send And Receive Money Through WhatsApp

WhatsApp has begun testing its payment service in India. The feature is available to a select number of users at the moment. WhatsApp’s payment feature is based on the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) platform. The official roll-out for general public is expected to be announced very soon. The process of getting the payment feature is

Android Messages Would Now Allow You To Send Text Messages From Your Computer

Google might finally be bringing its default messaging app on Android up to speed with Apple’s iMessage. It looks like a future version of the app will include a web-based counterpart to the Android Messages app, according to code buried in the latest version of the Android Messages app that was unearthed by XDA Developers.

Facebook Is Testing A New Feature

Facebook comments may be on the verge of getting a whole lot easier. Ever the innovator, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears to have found a way to transfer all the bickering in your feed into something much more orderly. Specifically, downvotes. Recently various people took to Twitter to voice their surprise at a new feature

Now Fly On Electric Air Taxis

In a recent development, a California-based company is working on a five-seater all-electric passenger plane that will move from prototype to viable air taxi. But it’s moving to pre-production thanks to a new injection of cash announced recently from various investors including JetBlue’s and Toyota’s new venture arms. The $100 million in new funding could

Google Would Now Predict Flight Delays

The only thing worse than missing your flight is arriving on time just to realize the flight’s been delayed for a couple of hours, and there’s nothing you can do besides sip expensive airport coffee and worry about missing a meeting and/or a connecting flight. Google’s excellent Flights service has a new feature that should

Sweatcoin’s App Keeps You Fit

Sweatcoin combines fitness tracking and micropayments, paying out rewards when its users actually exercise. The premise is relatively simply: the app taps into your phone’s motion-tracking capabilities and keeps tabs on how many steps you take throughout the day. Make it to 1,000 steps and you’ll earn your first sweatcoin. Earn enough, and those in-app

Now Google’s ‘Clips’ Camera Available Online

Google’s clips camera, which uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to figure out when it should take a picture or video, is now available for purchase on the Google Store. However, the $249 tiny clip-on camera will not be delivered immediately. Choosing the fastest expedited shipping option will deliver the device by February 27. The clip-on camera

Now Memory Card With 512GB Storage

If you’re really, really hungry for more storage space on your Android phone or a camera, you can now boost its capacity to half a terabyte with a tiny microSD card, the most capacious such card yet. The card supports the Video Speed Class 10 (V10) standard, which means it has a minimum sequential write

Google Assistant Can Match Your Voice To Your Individual Netflix Profile

Netflix has long been available on Google Assistant, but Google has added the ability to match individual voices with their own Netflix profiles. Until now, only one main paired Netflix account was accessible on Google Home devices, able to throw binge-worthy series to your TV using a Chromecast. But if you’re in a busy household

Uber Inching Closer To Make Autonomous Vehicles

Uber plans to carry passengers in autonomous vehicles without human backup drivers in about the same time frame as competitors, which expect to be on the road at the latest sometime next year, the service’s autonomous vehicle chief said Wednesday. Advanced Technology Group leader Eric Meyhofer wouldn’t give a specific start date but he said