• Instagram to Allow Long Form Video Content Using IGTV App
Instagram to Allow Long Form Video Content Using IGTV App

IGTV videos are full screen and vertical. It's not just limited to stars though, like YouTube , anyone can create their own channel and begin uploading content to IGTV . IGTV videos can will be up to one hour . Instagram and Snapchat have been waging war with one another for years, but Instagram is branching out to attack new platf...

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  • Apple's AirPower charger set to launch in September following 'technical challenges'
Apple's AirPower charger set to launch in September following 'technical challenges'

This chip will reportedly run a "stripped down version" of iOS that will aid device pairing and power management. According to a recent report fromBloomberg, sources close to the matter now say AirPower will be released either before or in September.

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  • Instagram hits one billion user mark and promises long video feature
Instagram hits one billion user mark and promises long video feature

Instagram says it's not immediately paying for any content on the app, nor will it start with any advertising. It's not limited to influencers with a massive following; it's available to anyone. It'll be interesting to see how reactive the company will be before taking down footage that doesn't respect the rules and regulations. Understanding th...

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  • Verizon To End Some Sale Of Phone-Location Data
Verizon To End Some Sale Of Phone-Location Data

That changed in May, when it was revealed that anyone could access real-time location data about any phone in the USA, thanks to LocationSmart. Sprint said in a statement that it cut ties with LocationSmart on May 25. But the phone giants remained vague on exactly how the companies obtained customers' consent to provide data to LocationSmart in...

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  • Microsoft Buys Video-Discussion Platform Flipgrid
Microsoft Buys Video-Discussion Platform Flipgrid

But it's that history that fueled the incredible announcement this morning that FlipGrid was acquired by Microsoft for an undisclosed amount of money. "Fans of Flipgrid can rest assured the Flipgrid they know and love, in joining Microsoft , will continue to grow and thrive across the Microsoft , Google and partner ecosystems, all the w...

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  • ‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ is on sale for $19.99 on Steam right now
‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’ is on sale for $19.99 on Steam right now

PUBG Corp said that players will be able to play the missions if they're hesitant about buying the pass, and mission progress will always be tracked. However, while on the surface this is a celebration, it might also well be a reaction to the rip-roaring success of the free (Battle Royale mode competitor) Fortnite by Epic Games.

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  • Oppo shows Apple how to eliminate iPhone’s notch with style
Oppo shows Apple how to eliminate iPhone’s notch with style

After the Vivo Nex , the Oppo Find X is another full-screen smartphone with an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 93.8 percent. To avoid using a notch, the smartphone has a motorized camera mechanism that hides the front and rear cameras when not in use.

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  • Sony announces PlayStation Hits line of budget-friendly fan favorites
Sony announces PlayStation Hits line of budget-friendly fan favorites

It's something that's so obvious that it could nearly go without saying, but former Sony and Daybreak developer John Smedley has said that the reason for Sony blocking the ability to link your third party accounts or play cross-platform on PlayStation 4 is all about money.

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  • Oppo unveils flagship Find X smartphone; India launch on July 12
Oppo unveils flagship Find X smartphone; India launch on July 12

But on the Oppo Find X , the phone's entire top side basically slides out, which appears to me to be the more elegant and aesthetically pleasing solution. The Find X is backed by a 3,730mAh non-removable battery and supports standard VOOC flash charge technology that gives 2 hours of usage time with just 5 minutes of charging.

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  • Google releases dedicated podcasts app for Android devices
Google releases dedicated podcasts app for Android devices

It also shows a tally of unread messages and there's a dark theme or high-contrast mode to choose from. However, it seems Google hasn't turned on the feature for everyone just yet, so if it doesn't work for you right now, try again later this week after the update rolls out to more people.

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  • Why Did Google Remove Uber Booking From Maps?
Why Did Google Remove Uber Booking From Maps?

On one Google Maps Help page , Google simply says "you can no longer book Uber rides directly in Google Maps", Android Police reported late on Monday. Or you could just use Lyft, which still has Google Maps integration and has a much better company track record. Hopefully, this functionality is just a start, and we would later be able to fin...

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  • IOS 12 Will Share Precise Location Details on 911 Calls
IOS 12 Will Share Precise Location Details on 911 Calls

The action is notable considering more than 80% of calls to 911 now come from wireless phones , not landline phones. Apple is collaborating with RapidSOS , a startup that makes technology that pulls location information from smartphones directly into 911 call center software.

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  • Here are all the changes available on OxygenOS for the OnePlus 6
Here are all the changes available on OxygenOS for the OnePlus 6

Of course, these higher storage options come at a premium, but even the base model offers a respectable 6GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. Silk White colour will be available from June 5. OnePlus 6 would possibly never fall short in terms of power and reliability due to its RAM and processor . At the front , you get a 16-megapixel sensor, which ...

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  • Trump Aide Miller Behind Child Separation Policy
Trump Aide Miller Behind Child Separation Policy

Conway told NBC's Meet the Press that "nobody likes" splitting up families and Giuliani told CBS' Face the Nation that the he and the president do not "like to see children taken away from their parents". Miller pushed the policy to fruition after March's increase in illegal immigration, which Trump touted as a top priority in his 2016 campai...

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  • Samsung announces the Chromebook Plus (V2), a convertible with a built-in pen
Samsung announces the Chromebook Plus (V2), a convertible with a built-in pen

You will be able to purchase it at Best Buy starting on June 24. In this case, it's a 1.5GHz Intel Celeron 3965Y processor: a dual-core Kaby Lake part with a TDP of 6 watts. Beyond specs, the hardware is capable of the same transformation from laptop into tablet, but maybe more importantly, you'll still get the S Pen experience you had past...

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  • Apple is updating iOS to lock out police iPhone hacking tools
Apple is updating iOS to lock out police iPhone hacking tools

The company's chief executive, Tim Cook, has hailed privacy as a "fundamental" right and skewered both Facebook and one of Apple's biggest rivals, Google, for vacuuming vast amounts of personal information about users of their free services to sell advertising based on their interests.

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  • ‘Stranger Things’ Getting the Telltale Games Treatment for Consoles and PC
‘Stranger Things’ Getting the Telltale Games Treatment for Consoles and PC

There was no talk of a release date for either Netflix's version of Minecraft: Story Mode or Telltale's Stranger Things game, but we'll be keeping an ear to the ground for more. They added it would be an "extension" of their other interactive stories, like Stretch Armstrong: The Breakout and Buddy Thunderstruck: The Maybe Pile .

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  • Robbie Williams shows critics middle finger at #WorldCup ceremony
Robbie Williams shows critics middle finger at #WorldCup ceremony

Actually, it has nothing to do with not being asked. "It's about me doing my biggest hits that are the best known". The national anthems were then played, and sung gustily, handshakes were made and the 2018 World Cup's first game kicked off with a match ball that spent March orbiting the earth in the International Space Station.

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  • As Net Neutrality Ends, Activists Push Congress to Restore Obama-Era Rules
As Net Neutrality Ends, Activists Push Congress to Restore Obama-Era Rules

As part of this shift, oversight of internet protections will shift from the FCC to the Federal Trade Commission . This was a loss for consumers and a mistake we have reversed. Pai's administration announced its initial review of net neutrality practices over the summer, prompting tech companies like reddit and Netflix to simulate a slower ...

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  • Jade returns in the new Beyond Good & Evil 2 trailer
Jade returns in the new Beyond Good & Evil 2 trailer

That's if development actually ever gets off to a start, though. You can then upload it to HitRecord who will send it to Ubisoft. Since it was unveiled at E3 2017, the developers have involved the community in the creation process via the Space Monkey Program , using player feedback and ideas to shape the game's development.

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