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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

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

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

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

Facebook Shuts Lifestage

Facebook has shut Lifestage, a teen-focused networking app that could have been a year old in few days. The networking app was launched back in August 2016 and let teenagers post images or videos on it. Teens were able to post in categories such as like, dislike, how I dance and my best friends. However,

YouTube App Gets New Features

Google has once again updated its YouTube app, making it easier to share videos with others and chat with them within the app itself. YouTube announced the update on a blog post on Monday. The new features are, however, for now limited to mobile devices only. As a part of the update, YouTube users will

Next-Gen Apple Watch Likely To Have Standalone Cellular Connectivity

The next generation Apple Watch might break free from the iPhone and connect directly to cellular networks, according to reports. The network access would come via new LTE modems in the devices, which sources claim will be supplied by Intel. The unnamed Apple Watch, which might be called the Series 3, is expected to launch

Facebook Might Come Up With A New Version Of Stories For Desktop

People may not be using Facebook Stories, but that isn’t stopping the social network from expanding the feature to its next platform. Facebook is now testing a version of Stories for desktop, with a wider launch coming soon. The current tests are only showing up for a small segment of Facebook users around the world