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LG announces the G3 Stylus, a Samsung Galaxy Note rival with a ‘fair price’

LG is introducing yet another variation of its flagship G3 smartphone, one which seems likely to go head-to-head with Samsung’s (...)

2014-08-24
Auto imaging tech takes the pain out of keyword tagging and searching

Possibly the most tedious part of photo management is tagging images so that users can easily classify and locate them in the future. (...)

2014-08-24
California becomes the first state to require mandatory smartphone ‘kill switch’

In an effort to reduce smartphone thefts, California Governor Jerry Brown has signed the “kill switch” bill which requires all (...)

2014-08-24
A step-by-step guide to hosting or joining a Twitter chat

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. A few months ago we started up a new Twitter chat series, #Bufferchat. So far, (...)

2014-08-24
A bigger iPhone will be better for you, even if you don’t realize it yet

It’s been all but announced; at least one model of the iPhone 6 will be bigger than you’re used to. Rumors have been swirling (...)

2014-08-24
Amazon buys Twitch for $970 million

In a deal that seems a bit confusing at first look, Amazon has purchased Twitch for $970 million. The Information broke the story (...)

2014-08-24
Behind Bold Designs, A Thin Skin: Zaha Hadid Sues Publisher For Defamation

The architect sues the New York Review of Books over an article by critic Martin Fuller.The escalating battle between Pritzker Prize-winning (...)

2014-08-24
Amazon now reportedly in the running to acquire Twitch

A few weeks ago is was “confirmed” that Google was on the verge of acquiring video game live streaming service Twitch. Then nothing (...)

2014-08-24
Bing Maps update makes it easier to travel around Japan using public transport

Bing Maps is less popular than Google Maps, but the Microsoft-owned navigation service is still being updated on a regular basis. (...)

2014-08-24
This Android app lets you control which photos your friends see when you hand your phone over

If you have a penchant for handing your phone to others to show them photographs you’ve snapped, you might like Bound It for Android. (...)

2014-08-24
10 tips to build trust with first-time subscribers, leads and customers

Brian Honigman is a marketing consultant, speaker and a freelance writer. This post originally appeared on the Jumplead blog. You’ve (...)

2014-08-24
Spotify makes it easier to save albums to ‘Your Music’ inside the iOS app

Spotify updated its iOS app today with a few useful tweaks regarding the way it displays albums. A new, prominent ‘Save’ button (...)

2014-08-24
Jawbone reveals how many Up users were woken up by the Napa earthquake

A magnitude six earthquake shook the Napa Valley and Northern California on Sunday, damaging buildings and disrupting power. Jawbone, (...)

2014-08-24
Bored of the gym? This iPhone app gives Londoners a curated choice of quirky fitness classes

Gyms can be great, but you need to be sure you have the time to regularly visit, otherwise you could be squandering anything up to (...)

2014-08-24
Mozilla is launching its first Firefox OS smartphone in India this week

Slowly but surely, Mozilla is pushing its Firefox OS mobile operating system into new markets. Although the nonprofit had already (...)

2014-08-24
Uber has until the end of October to introduce two-step payments in India, or face a ban

Uber has until the end of October to change its payment process in India or risk being banned from operating there. That’s because (...)

2014-08-24
WhatsApp reaches 600 million active users

WhatsApp leads the rest of the mobile messaging field when it comes to popularity, and now the Facebook-owned service has passed (...)

2014-08-23
Music in the midnight sun: Behind Norway’s edge in online music

If Capsule.fm has its way, Siri and Samantha will be replaced by Miranda. The first two AI assistants are ubiquitous to Apple users (...)

2014-08-23
How visiting the Himalayas changed my perception of entrepreneurship

Nihar Sawant is a co-founder at Expojure. This post originally appeared on his Medium blog. Recently, I was in the Himalayas for two (...)

2014-08-23
An international CEO’s guide to Silicon Valley

Stéphane Le Viet is the CEO and Founder of Work4. To the international community, Silicon Valley is the heart of the startup world. (...)

2014-08-23
The Colors of Motion is an interactive visualization of movie color

The Colors of Motion is a beautiful, interactive experiment that looks at the use of colors in movies, showing them off in a way that (...)

2014-08-22
Sony is closing its PlayStation Home virtual world in Asia

PlayStation Home, Sony’s Second Life-style virtual world, will close down in Asia in March 2015. The company doesn’t state why (...)

2014-08-22
Stop giving people the ‘click-flu’: When to start giving a damn about your content

Jake Athey is the Marketing Manager for Widen Enterprises. The internet is ballooning with fluff, and bad content marketing is to (...)

2014-08-22
Bridging the gap: The rise of tech designed for low-income Americans

One of the pieces of advice I hear regularly for startup founders looking for a business idea is to find a problem they’re experiencing (...)

2014-08-22
Startup founders in Southeast Asia, it’s time to step up

Dropifi is looking to streamline customer feedback. The Ghanian startup built a widget to replace contact forms and provide businesses (...)

2014-08-22
Apple is offering battery replacements for a limited number of defective iPhone 5 units

If you’ve noticed a battery problem with your iPhone 5, Apple might have a fix for you. 9to5Mac reports that the company has just (...)

2014-08-21
15 Twitter hacks that will turn you into a tweeting ninja

This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog. Admit it. Sometimes, your Twitter life is messy. You follow hundreds of people — (...)

2014-08-21
Hands on with Instapan: Transform panos into Instagram video

The allure of panoramas continues unabated. But if you’re an Instagram habitué, no doubt you’ve been frustrated by its lackluster (...)

2014-08-21
Here are the tasks startup CEOs should always outsource

Mikita Mikado is the co-­founder and CEO of designing software PandaDoc. This article was co-written by Christy Delehanty, the (...)

2014-08-21
The Early Drawings Of Famous Architects

Formative early work from Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, and more is on display at a new exhibition.Among contemporary architects, drawing (...)

2014-08-21
WeCycle wants to crowdsource cyclists’ every movement to help make roads safer

WeCycle may sound an awful lot like ‘recycle’, but this iPhone app is more about recording cyclists’ every movement than converting (...)

2014-08-21
Microsoft Leaves Anti-Renewable Energy Lobbying Group, But Facebook And Google Stay Mum

After a push from environmentalists, Microsoft ditched its membership in ALEC. Now Facebook and Google face more pressure if they (...)

2014-08-20
Breaking News for Android now delivers alerts based on your proximity to the breaking news

If you’re a fan of the NBC-owned Breaking News app for Android, you might like the latest update to hit Google Play. As with the (...)

2014-08-21
Feedly’s new ‘slider’ view makes it easier to read your RSS feed

Feedly was one of the big beneficiaries from the demise of Google Reader last year, with RSS certainly showing no signs of dying any (...)

2014-08-21
Ouya is reportedly bringing its games platform to Xiaomi’s smart TVs and set-top boxes

Xiaomi may be China’s top smartphone vendor based on the last quarter, but it also offers smart TVs and set-top boxes. Those latter (...)

2014-08-21
Bubbly, Asia’s ‘Twitter for Voice,’ is not closing; instead sold to Indian mobile services firm

There’s been plenty of speculation about the future of Singapore-based Bubbly, the Seqouia-backed startup and its ‘Twitter for (...)

2014-08-21
A localized Candy Crush lands in China, available via Tencent’s mobile QQ and WeChat services

A localized version of Candy Crush has finally landed in China today, paving the way for millions of Chinese users to get addicted (...)

2014-08-21
3D bird sound visualization is electrifying

Sometimes the sound of chirping and singing birds can be enough to inspire a feeling of peace and tranquility. But for Australian (...)

2014-08-20
Instagram announces three new business tools for brands: Account insights, Ad insights, and Ad staging

Instagram today announced three new business tools to help brands build their following on the social network: Account insights, Ad (...)

2014-08-20
Facebook adds analytics support to App Links and Windows universal support

At F8, Facebook introduced App Links, a cross platform app deep linking system. Today, the company introduced analytics for events (...)

2014-08-20
Get 23% off the DJI Phantom FC40 Drone

Take to the skies for your next video project with the DJI Phantom CF40 Drone. This compact, easy to fly quadrotor packs its own 720p (...)

2014-08-20
Ticketfly snaps up fellow live-music ticketing company WillCall to help take on Ticketmaster

Social-focused ticket-distribution company Ticketfly has announced it has acquired WillCall, a live-music discovery app that makes (...)

2014-08-20
Drync for Android now lets US oenophiles pay for wine using Google Wallet

Drync is about as all-encompassing a wine app as you can get, letting you track your top tipples, discover new bottles, create notes, (...)

2014-08-20
Star Wars: Commander for iOS lets you build a base and fight for the Empire or Rebel Alliance

The Star Wars franchise is just too lucrative to stay dormant for very long. Today, Disney Interactive and Lucasfilm are returning (...)

2014-08-20
Let there be Li-Fi: Meet the man who’s bringing connectivity to the world through LED

Sir Alexander Graham Bell may be better known as the guy who invented the first ‘practical’ telephone, but the Scottish scientist (...)

2014-08-20
This App Tells You Which Battery-Sucking Apps To Delete From Your Phone

Save your battery, while you still can!How do we identify and discard energy-inefficient apps? According to two Stanford computer (...)

2014-08-19
Microsoft will make Opera Mini the default browser on its low-end phones

Browser-maker Opera has inked a licensing agreement with Microsoft that will see its browser become the default for all phones on (...)

2014-08-20
Sky introduces new ‘recommendation engine’, Smart Series Link and more for Sky+HD TV customers

Sky has announced a wealth of new features rolling out to its Sky+ HD customers in the UK from today, many of which promise to make (...)

2014-08-20

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