Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Facebook Messenger gets Instant Games

All's fair to keep users for as long as possible inside Messenger and, after the bots, Facebook is deploying something that may do the trick: games... instant games

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

SwiftKey for Android gets Clipboard, Shortcuts and Incognito mode

SwiftKey is one of the most popular (and smarter) virtual keyboards, and now it gets new features that will help it gather even more fans, such as improved clipboard management, shortcuts and incognito mode.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Divvy helps you organize app windows on your desktop

The most popular operating systems on laptops and desktops allow us to move windows freely, but they fall short when it comes to aligning them precisely one next to the other. That's where tools like Divvy can be very useful.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Vivaldi can light up your web browsing using Philips Hue lamps

If you're a fan of Philips Ambilight system on TVs, now you can do something similar for your entire room as you browse the web using Vivaldi and some Philips Hue lamps.

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Blogger editor can now search emoji and symbols by drawing

Blogger is one of those services that seems to have been forgotten by Google, with years going by with practically nothing new being made, but sometimes there's an exception. The latest one seem to put to use the sort of drawing recognition used in Google's AI game in order to find the right emoji and symbols you're looking for.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Video crashes iPhones and requires hard reset

There a seemingly unsuspecting video circulating around the web that can slow down iPhone to a crawl and require a hard reset to get back to working order.

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Let Google's AI decipher your doodles

Games are one of the best ways to interact with artificial intelligence systems, and now Google allows us to play "pictionary" with its own A.I.

Monday, November 21, 2016

Apple is replacing iPhone 6S with troublesome batteries

They're not exploding like Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 devices, but not even Apple seems to be able to stay away from battery issues, and they're now replacing some iPhone 6S built a year ago, that can shutdown at any time.

Friday, November 18, 2016

Apple launches "Touch Disease" repair program for iPhone 6 Plus

Apple has finally acknowledged the "touch disease" problem in the iPhone 6 Plus that has been plaguing a growing number of users; though it will charge $149 to fix what ends up being a symptom of the structural defect that accounted for the bendgate issue.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Workflow for iOS is now easier to use

If there's an app that's hard to quantify and explain, it's certainly Workflow for iOS. It's not easy to comprehend all the things it can do, and that's precisely why its latest update tries to make it easier for new users to get to know its potential.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Google's PhotoScan app helps digitize old photos using your smartphone

If you want to add your "old" photos to your digital albums collection, the task is now made easier with Google's new PhotoScan app.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Apple releases $299 self-indulging photo book

There a new thing in Apple portfolio, and this time it's not a gadget but a book. A book that will be praised by fans and seen as a futile exercise in vanity by everyone else, putting to the test just how much you're willing to spend in "any thing" Apple decides to throw at you.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Why are smartphones slower than laptops and desktops?

These days we can carry a smartphone in our pocket with a deca-core CPU, 6GB of RAM, and even with a 4K screen. That's hardware that may be more powerful than a desktop computer; so, why are smartphones slower than those?

Friday, November 11, 2016

iOS bug allows repeated calling of a number as you press a link

I know it will be hard to stay clear from this one, but there's a bug on iOS that allows an attacker to repeatedly call a number from your iPhone with little chance of you stopping it in time.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Affinity Photo finally available for Windows

The Photoshop-alternative Affinity Photo, previously available only for Mac, is finally available for Windows users, and you'll definitely want to try it out.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

GoPro recalls Karma drones

Looks like 2016 will be the year of the tech recalls, as GoPro is also joining the group and recalling its just launched Karma drone.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Web of Trust breaks users' trust by selling their private data

We all know the risks of using online services, but it's even more annoying when a service promising to add a layer of trust to the web breaks that trust by selling user's data..

Monday, November 7, 2016

Apple cuts UltraFine monitor prices (as well as dongles)

Apple has presented us new 4K and 5K monitors (by LG) to join its new MacBook Pro models, and now it surprises users with an unexpected price drop.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Samsung recalls 2.8M washing machines

Samsung's streak of bad luck seems to have no end in sight, and following the Galaxy Note 7 recall there's yet another recall affecting its top loading washing machines.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Loupedeck puts total Lightroom control at your fingertips

If you spend your days tinkering away in Adobe's Lightroom, you'll want to check this Loupedeck controller that adds a range of physical buttons that will speed up your editing skills considerably.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Google unveiled critical Windows flaw and MS is not happy about it

Google has unveiled a critical security bug on Windows just 10 days after informing Microsoft, and they're not too happy about it.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Instapaper goes free for all

If you were a fan of Instapaper but not so much that you'd be willing to pay $3 per month to have all the features, you'll be pleased to know you can now use it without any restrictions for free.

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