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In-display fingerprint sensors to arrive next year

Biometric security features are popular with both manufacturers and consumers. Now, Qualcomm wants to take things a step further by adding in-display fingerprint sensors to smartphone by summer 2018. When fingerprint sensors originally arrived, quite a few people were skeptical about their usefulness, particularly because early models were more expensive than their counterparts. Now, however, […]

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‘Sponsored songs’ show that marketers are exploring new avenues

Spotify’s latest attempt to monetize its service comes in the form of sponsored songs. As confirmed by TechCrunch, the music streaming company is currently testing a new system that is aimed at its free tier users. The sponsored songs system allows labels to promote single songs which will appear above the main playlist/playback interface. The […]

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AI, chat fiction, and apps for different ages

When developing and marketing apps, there are countless things to take into account in order for the apps in question to be successful. For instance, developing a great app and marketing it to the wrong age demographics will all but guarantee its failure. Chat fiction apps are on the rise One does not need to […]

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Apple WWDC 2017 Roundup

The Apple WWDC 2017 keynote has now wrapped up. For those of you who did not manage to catch the event or did not want to sit through every announcement, we have compiled a list of the conference’s most important announcements right here. HomePod One of the biggest announcements of WWDC 2017 was HomePod, Apple’s […]

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Andy Rubin unveils Essential phone

Andy Rubin, perhaps best known for developing Android, has been quite busy since he left Google in 2014. In 2015, he founded a new company called Playground Global, a tech incubator which focused on hardware startups, particularly in relation to AI and machine learning. As part of that incubator, Andy also created Essential Products, a […]

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Technology integrations are transforming live events

A couple of decades ago, “technology” was not something that integrated seamlessly into our daily activities or something that was ubiquitous in both our professional and personal lives. Today, it seems that the word “technology” can be attached to practically anything. Major innovations, new devices, and rapid advancements have made technology practically omnipresent in ways […]

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Google I/O roundup – Keynote tidbits

Google’s annual Google I/O developer conference is still going on but all of the big announcements have already taken place. The company had quite a few revelations to make, including some surprises. Here are what we consider some of the most important bits from the conference. AI takes centre stage If the Google I/O conference […]

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Google’s Fuchsia OS looks like a redesigned Android

Google’s Android has dominated the mobile market for quite a few years. Its smartphones, ranging from budget devices to expensive flagships, can be found pretty much everywhere. However, the company has been quietly developing a new in-house OS dubbed Fuchsia. Fuchsia OS first made an appearance back in August. Back then, it was nothing more […]

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Can emoji be actually helpful? Samsung Wemogee and others think so

Writing by hand may be a great cognitive boost, according to researchers, but virtual typing is the preferred method of many. The younger generations in particular use their phones multiple times per day to send messages throughout many platforms and social networks. In those interactions, the use of emoji is an undeniable part of life. […]

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A revolution in virtual socializing may be arrriving

The older generation often likes reminisce about an age where socializing and technology were only indirectly intertwined. The cliché of people, particularly of a younger age, glued to their screens while the sun outside is shining is well played-out, after all. However, one could argue that socializing is simply evolving with the times. Instead of […]

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Google rolls out fact check feature in search

The Internet is both a place of wonder, and a place of terror. It is a place where people can and do have access to an unimaginable amount of information, from all kinds of different sources. Every single advantage of the Internet is countered by a disadvantage, and this is something that many seem to […]

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Phoney Phone

MORE TH>N has launched a new ‘artificial smartphone’ to help people ease their smartphone addiction The ‘mobile phone surrogate’ that has been designed to replicate the exact weight and dimensions of a standard iPhone – the only difference is that it comes without ANY of the technical capabilities. No phone, no camera, no Internet – in […]