How To Repost On Instagram

We’ve all come across funny or inspirational photos or videos on Instagram before, and if you’d like to share that on your own profile, there are a couple of different ways you can go about it and here they are.


Apple’s New 10.5-inch iPad Air, 7.9-inch iPad Mini Officially Announced

It has been rumored for a while now that Apple could have a bunch of new iPads in the works. These aren’t the iPad Pros which were only recently refreshed last year, but rather the rumors are claiming that these are actually the budget iPads which could be launched in new 10.2-inch and 10.5-inch options.


James Gunn’s ‘Suicide Squad’ Will Be A ‘Total Reboot’

DCEU’s Suicide Squad had a lot of promise in its premise, but unfortunately the movie wasn’t particularly well-received when it was released. We know that a sequel is in the works but apparently it won’t be a direct sequel to the first movie. Instead it is expected to be a “total reboot” of Suicide Squad.


DC Universe To Let You Try Its Shows For Free

Disney will be launching Disney+ later this year where the streaming platform is expected to play home to Marvel shows. DC has since responded in kind with DC Universe, its own streaming service which will stream DC related content. The good news is that if you’re considering subscribing to it, you can now try before you buy.


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Twitter Testing A Conversation Subscription Feature

If you’ve ever wanted to follow the comments on a Twitter post, you will either need to “heart” the post or comment on it to get notified. This is pretty standard, but at the same time giving a post a “heart” could be seen as endorsing it, and if you’d rather not do that or leave a comment, Twitter might have a new feature in the works that they are […]


Dota Pro Circuit App Lets Gamers Predict Matches And Get Rewarded

Do you fancy yourself being a Dota 2 expert? Do you think that you are able to predict how a match plays out before it ends? If you think that’s you, then you might be interested to learn that Valve has recently launched a new Dota app in the form of the Dota Pro Circuit app where it lets players make predictions in matches and be rewarded if they make […]


WhatsApp Co-Founder Calls On Users To Delete Facebook

Facebook has been taking some hits recently to their reputation, namely due to the privacy scandals that the social media platform has been embroiled in time after time. So much so that WhatsApp’s co-founder, Brian Acton, has called upon users to delete Facebook. This is according to a report from BuzzFeed News (via 9to5Mac) where Acton spoke to an undergraduate computer science class at Stanford University.


Australian Prime Minister Wants Livestreaming To Be Suspended

Livestreaming seemed like a good use of technology, where it allowed anyone to share footage live as it happens. This has aided so many people in a variety of fields, but unfortunately it also means that it is open to be abused, such as was the case with the recent shootings in New Zealand where the shooter livestreamed his attack.


IKEA Turns To 3D Printing To Make Furniture More Accessible

The problem with furniture making is that it takes time, and if you need something that’s custom-made, it can be expensive. For the most part most of us can get by with regular furniture, but what if you’re disabled? What if you need specialized furniture? That’s where it gets a bit tricky.


Android Q Testing Out The Use Of Chat Heads For Notifications

One of the nifty features of Facebook Messenger is that it uses chat heads that are displayed on the main screen and overlays on top of other apps. Some might find it intrusive or annoying, but the fact that it is always present means that it is easy to get to, especially if you use Facebook Messenger often.


WhatsApp Testing In-App Browser, Reverse Image Search

When you click on a link to a website on WhatsApp, it usually opens the link in your phone’s browser, whichever browser that you have set as your default. However according to the folks at WABetaInfo, it seems that WhatsApp is testing out using an in-app browser, similar to how Facebook links open up within the app’s own browser.


SwiftKey Adds Google As A Search Engine Option

While Microsoft might have failed on the mobile hardware front, the company has been making some inroads by introducing their own software and services to other platforms such as iOS and Android. They have also acquired other apps such as SwiftKey, giving them more in-roads to Apple and Google’s operating systems.


Future Samsung Smartphones Could Drop The Hole-In Display

Samsung’s answer to the notch comes in the form of a hole-in display, where a small cutout has been made to accommodate the front-facing camera. We’re not sure if it is better or worse since it ultimately impacts the design of the phone and interrupts the display (although it does come with some fun wallpapers).


Additional Huawei P30, P30 Pro Specs Leaked

Huawei has confirmed that come 26th of March, they will be officially unveiling the Huawei P30 and P30 Pro. Now thanks to leaked information from WinFuture.de, additional details about the upcoming phone has been released along with some renders that give us some information about what we might be able to expect.


Fan Attempts To Remaster Star Trek: Deep Space Nine In HD Using AI

Machine learning has been used for all kinds of things, but it seems that a fan of Star Trek has decided to take advantage of the technology to help remaster Star Trek: Deep Space Nine to HD. Known to the community as CaptRobau, Stefan Rumen has actually attempted to use AI to remaster content into HD in the past.


Gboard For iOS Now Lets You Translate On The Fly

Google Translate does a pretty good job at translating different languages. The only drawback is that if you’re chatting with someone,  you need to switch back and forth between the app and the translation. However the good news is that it looks like Google has updated its Gboard keyboard app for iOS where it now comes with a built-in translation tool.


19-Year Old WinRAR Bug Is Used To Distribute Malware

Last month the developers behind WinRAR finally issued a patch that fixed a serious security flaw in the app. The catch was that this was a bug that had been around for 19 years, meaning that the flaw had many years to be exploited. Now according to a report from McAfee (via Engadget), it looks like those fears have indeed come true.


B&H To Start Charging Sales Tax In California Starting Next Month

B&H customers certainly appreciated that other than New York and New Jersey, it did not charge sales tax on purchases made online. That’s ending gradually, though, and the latest state to lose that tax-free status is California. The retailer has confirmed that it will start charging sales tax in California from April 1st.


Facebook’s New AI Tool Detects Revenge Porn Proactively

Facebook is expanding its use of artificial intelligence to moderate the content that gets uploaded to its platform in order to ensure that the community guidelines are not violated. The company has revealed that it’s now using a new artificial intelligence tool which is capable of proactively detecting and flagging revenge porn.


Walmart Reportedly Planning To Launch Its Own Budget Android Tablet

Amazon has seen considerable success with its low-cost Fire tablets and it appears that Walmart wants in on the action as well. A new report claims that the retailer is planning to launch a cheap Android tablet under its in-house ONN brand. The device will be made by a Chinese supplier and is going to be powered by Android.


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