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Facebook Is Now Taking A Closer Look At The Videos You Watch

We’re sure from time to time, you watch videos that have been uploaded onto Facebook and it looks like the social network will now be paying much closer attention to you when you do. According to an announcement by Facebook, they revealed...Show More Summary

The ONE Smart Piano Will Be An MFi Musical Instrument

Back in the day when trying to learn a new instrument, you would usually have to seek out a teacher and attend classes. However with technology, lessons and teachers can come to you instead, so if you don’t have time to schedule regular classes, you can always choose to learn at your own pace. Show More Summary

Branch Kickstarter Adds More Ports To Your 12-inch Retina MacBook

If there is a criticism that can be made about the new 12-inch Retina MacBook is Apple’s decision to do away with all the ports, save for a USB Type-C connector which will act as the port to power the laptop and port to connect external devices like flash drives, peripherals, and more. Show More Summary

Apple’s Customer Retention Is Better Than Samsung’s

The Apple Watch despite its apparent high volume sales has seen mostly mixed reviews in which users praise Apple’s efforts, but felt that maybe it could stand to be improved upon. So what’s with so many people buying it then? Well brand...Show More Summary

Apple Rumored To Increase Storage For Next-Gen iPhones

As it stands, Apple offers the iPhone in 16GB, 64GB, and 128GB storage sizes. It used to be that 64GB was the highest but Apple has since done away with that option in favor of making 64GB its new mid-tier offering, taking away the option of having 32GB storage. Show More Summary

Boost Mobile Gets LG Tribute 2 And LG Volt 2

Boost Mobile has picked up not one, but two second generation smartphones that will be part of their ensemble now – the LG Tribute 2 as well as the LG Volt 2. These handsets will boast of LG’s signature Rear-Key and slim and sleek design,...Show More Summary

Samsung Working On New Batteries

Earlier today, we did hear about how the folks over at LG are working on a new kind of hexagonal battery technology for smartwatches, and this time around, we have received word that Samsung, too, are interested in churning out new batteries for mobile devices. Show More Summary

Xiaomi Still Has Plans To Sell Phones In The US, Just Not Soon

The US market is one of the markets that many smartphone OEMs would love to break into. Xiaomi has been doing well for themselves in countries such as China which has a massive population, but getting their products over stateside is obviously a goal for them. Show More Summary

Yahoo’s New Mobile Search Looks Awfully Familiar

When it comes to search, Google tends to be the default choice for many, although a recent study has found that Google’s search might do more harm than good for consumers. If you thought that the study had made some compelling arguments...Show More Summary

Tamper-Resistant Pill Dispenser For Patient’s Own Safety

The older one gets, it is not a surprise to find out that parts of the body start to break down and not work as they were supposed to back in the vigor of your youth. Having said that, this would mean having the right kind of medication...Show More Summary

Samsung Galaxy J2 In The Pipeline

The sheer number of smartphones that Samsung rolls out each year is unbelievable – gone are the days when a single smartphone is rolled out each year by each company. I suppose consumers are more than happy to have various choices to...Show More Summary

Google’s Project Fi Successfully Activated On A Nexus 5

Earlier this year Google announced Project Fi which is the company’s attempt at being their own carrier, even though technically the company would be piggybacking on Sprint and T-Mobile’s network. Now Google had stated that they planned...Show More Summary

Sprint’s HTC One M9’s Camera Improvement Update Coming 1st July

The camera on the HTC One M9 isn’t exactly spectacular despite HTC’s attempts. The company had pushed out an update earlier this year followed by another one a couple of weeks ago. However the update that was released a couple of weeks ago was for the global version of the phone, meaning that handsets on carriers had to wait. Show More Summary

Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 Leaked

When a smartphone is about to be released, you can be sure that there will be plenty of fanfare and hype that surrounds it – more so when it is shaping up to be one of the movers and shakers, so to speak. Having said that, the Xiaomi...Show More Summary

Hangouts 4.0 For iOS Introduces A UI Makeover

Earlier this month it was reported that Google could be working on an updated UI for its Hangouts app. The report featured leaked screenshots of the upcoming UI changes and it was shown running on Android. However interestingly enough, it looks like the iOS version has beaten Android to the punch. Show More Summary

LG Works On New Hexagonal Battery For Smartwatches

If there is one particular issue that modern day mobile devices have to grapple with, it would be that of battery life – there is simply way too many functions that eat into a device’s battery life too soon. Remember the good old days...Show More Summary

Apple To Kick Off New iOS Version Seeding At 8AM PT June 30

If a company were to remain static in terms of its development, then it would be a real shame and pity, as other competitors would then overshadow and overtake it. Apple has more or less tried to remain at the forefront of things all these years, and this is why they are way up there in terms of market capitalization. Show More Summary

New Moto G (2015) Photos Leaked

The Moto G despite packing somehow low-end specs is one of Motorola’s more popular phones. We suppose this is thanks to a combination of the affordable price tag combined with its specs which makes it a value-for-money purchase. NowShow More Summary

Facebook’s Ads Manager Makes Its Way Onto Android

The ads we see on Facebook, Google, blogs, and etc. are usually created by someone. Presumably these ads are made on a computer and designed using software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and so on. However it seems that Facebook wants to promote the idea of being able to create ads while on the move. Show More Summary

Facebook’s New Rainbow Profile Tool Accused Of Being An Experiment

Last week to celebrate the Supreme Court’s decision to legalize same-sex marriages, Facebook launched a tool that allowed users to put a rainbow overlay on top of their profile photo to show their support and solidarity for the LGBT community. Show More Summary

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