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Google Glass is apparently still around — and just got its first update in nearly three years

By | 2017-06-22T00:10:41+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Gadgets|

Dust off your Google Glasses, those who still have them — the $1,500 face computer is back in the spotlight today with a few updates. Today, in its first update since September 2014, Google Glass got a “MyGlass” companion app update, some bug fixes and now supports Bluetooth. That means the new “XE23”

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Google Glass is apparently still around and just got its first update in nearly three years

By | 2017-06-21T23:32:54+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Google|

Dust off your Google Glasses, those who still have them, the $1500 face computer is back in the spotlight today with a few updates. Today, in its first update since September 2014, Google Glass just got a “MyGlass” companion app update, some bug fixes and now supports Bluetooth. That means the new “XE23”

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How technology-enabled ‘selves-improvement’ will drive the future of personal productivity

By | 2017-06-22T13:17:17+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Android|

Scheduling a meeting with a colleague? Siri can do that. Booking a business trip from New York to San Francisco? Google’s mobile app delivers. Seeking traffic updates for your morning commute? Alexa and Cortana are acoustically at your service. Digital assistants and bots undeniably enhance our work lives in myriad ways. They’re terrific;

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Apple goes after clones and spam on the App Store

By | 2017-06-21T23:17:42+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Apple|

Every time Apple’s developer conference rolls around we get a smattering of changes to the App Store Review guidelines. This corpus of rules can be, in turns, opaque and explicit, and has caused a decent amount of consternation over the years for developers as they try to read into how Apple might interpret

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Spotify now lets you create group playlists in Facebook Messenger

By | 2017-06-22T09:53:20+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Today Spotify is announcing a new feature that works... inside Facebook Messenger. The online music streaming service now lets you build group playlists in Facebook's messaging app. It works very easily. When you are inside a group chat in Messenger, tap on the "+" in the lower left corner, choose Spotify, then create

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Snapchat acquires social map app Zenly for $250M to $350M

By | 2017-06-21T23:28:21+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Social|

Snapchat’s newest feature, Snap Map, is based on its latest acquisition, social mapping startup Zenly. TechCrunch has learned that Snapchat has bought Zenly for between $250 million and $350 million in mostly cash and some stock in a deal that closed in late May. Snapchat will keep Zenly running independently, similar to how

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Virgin Mobile stops selling Android handsets, goes iPhone-only with new Inner Circle plan

By | 2017-06-22T08:38:38+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Sprint-owned prepaid brand Virgin Mobile has decided to shake things up in the US carrier space - somewhat, at least. Virgin is no longer selling any Android smartphones. The only devices on offer from this point on will be iPhones. You can choose between all of the models that Apple still sells, and

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vivo teaser possibly confirms it’s unveiling in-screen fingerprint scanner next week

By | 2017-06-22T07:22:40+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Last week a leaked video purportedly showed a vivo smartphone with a fingerprint sensor embedded in the screen in action, but apparently that was fake. However, vivo could still be working on such technology, and its unveiling may still come on June 28. What you see below is said to be a teaser

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iPhone 8 fingerprint sensor’s location not decided yet, new rumor claims

By | 2017-06-22T05:30:08+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: GSM|

Apple has long been rumored to go with a fingerprint sensor embedded in the OLED screen of the upcoming iPhone 8, but apparently the exact way in which it will achieve such a feat is not set in stone yet. A new report from Cowen and Company's Timothy Arcuri says Apple is yet

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Home robot Kuri can now recognize pets, see and stream in HD

By | 2017-06-22T12:05:35+00:00 June 21st, 2017|Categories: Android|

The domestic robot that looks like an extra cut from Disney’s Wall-E is coming along nicely, after debuting at CES this year with a Holiday 2017 release window. Mayfield Robotics’ Kuri is an expressive bowling pin that will steal your heart and hopes to become a key element of your family’s home life,

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