INSTAGRAM STORIES OVERTAKES SNAPCHAT IN DAILY USERS AS WELL AS ACTIVE USERS

INSTAGRAM STORIES OVERTAKES SNAPCHAT IN DAILY USERS AS WELL AS ACTIVE USERS

Instagram only launched Stories last August and yet in April of this year, the company reported more than 200 million users of the feature, which was developed to take on Snapchat. While it may have started off as a “me too” play, now that a year has pass...

YOUR FACEBOOK NEWS FEED WILL SOON RANK FASTER LOADING WEBSITES HIGHER

YOUR FACEBOOK NEWS FEED WILL SOON RANK FASTER LOADING WEBSITES HIGHER

In order to make the browsing experience more enjoyable on your News Feed, Facebook announced it is rolling out an update within the upcoming months. The mobile app will show users more stories that load quickly, pushing ones that may take longer further...

LG IS GOING TO PUT AN OLED SCREEN ON THE V30, AND WE COULDN’T BE MORE EXCITED

LG IS GOING TO PUT AN OLED SCREEN ON THE V30, AND WE COULDN’T BE MORE EXCITED

LG is bringing OLED screens back to its smartphones, a first for the company since the G Flex 2 launched in 2015, and this screen is likely to be on the highly anticipated LG V30. Yes, you should be very excited about it indeed. Why? First, OLED screen te...

GOOGLE SHUTS DOWN NEW ANDROID SPYWARE TIED TO CYBERARMS COMPANY

GOOGLE SHUTS DOWN NEW ANDROID SPYWARE TIED TO CYBERARMS COMPANY

Google on Wednesday discovered a new Android spyware named Lipizzan that can watch over and capture all activity on your phone — from phone calls to apps. Google took to its Android Developers blog to let users know the spyware has since been blocked, and...

GOOGLE'S SOS ALERTS FEATURE BRINGS REAL-TIME CRISIS INFO TO MAPS AND SEARCH

GOOGLE'S SOS ALERTS FEATURE BRINGS REAL-TIME CRISIS INFO TO MAPS AND SEARCH

Whether it’s in the aftermath of a natural disaster or a terrorist attack, most of us want actionable, up-to-the-minute information about the situation on the ground. That’s the idea behind SOS Alerts, a new feature in Google Maps and Google Search that p...

YOUR NEXT PHONE COULD CHARGE IN MILLISECONDS WITH DREXEL’S BATTERY BREAKTHROUGH

YOUR NEXT PHONE COULD CHARGE IN MILLISECONDS WITH DREXEL’S BATTERY BREAKTHROUGH

Smartphones are modern society’s lifeblood. They keep us connected with our social circles and the services we depend on, like our banks, smart home hubs, and connected cars. There’s just one problem: They run on batteries. But if nanomaterials researche...

FACEBOOK PATENTS A MODULAR DEVICE THAT WOULD MEAN CHEAP FUTURE UPGRADES

FACEBOOK PATENTS A MODULAR DEVICE THAT WOULD MEAN CHEAP FUTURE UPGRADES

Tired of replacing your gadgets every few years? Facebook patented a potential solution. In a patent approved on Thursday, Facebook describes a modular “electromagnetic device” that could extend the life cycle of the traditionally closed system gadgets. W...

NOKIA’S ANDROID PHONES 2017: RUMORS AND NEWS LEAKS

NOKIA’S ANDROID PHONES 2017: RUMORS AND NEWS LEAKS

Nokia is back — and it’s back with a vengeance. The Finnish company finally launched its first Android-powered smartphone, the Nokia 6, but we’re expecting to see a lot more action this year. While the new devices won’t be made by Nokia, they will follow...

THE FEED IN YOUR GOOGLE APP IS ABOUT TO GET A WHOLE LOT MORE PERSONALIZED

THE FEED IN YOUR GOOGLE APP IS ABOUT TO GET A WHOLE LOT MORE PERSONALIZED

These days, Google is responsible for countless projects spanning all over the tech industry, from self-driving cars, to floating balloons offering internet connectivity. But it hasn’t forgotten its humble beginnings in Search — today, the company is laun...

TURN A SINGLE PHOTO INTO A GIF WITH AN IPAD AND THE PLOTAGRAPH+ APP

TURN A SINGLE PHOTO INTO A GIF WITH AN IPAD AND THE PLOTAGRAPH+ APP

The program that creates cinemagraphs and GIFs from a single still photo is going mobile — On Thursday, July 13, Plotagraph, Inc. announced Plotagraph+ app for iPad. The company says an iPhone version will soon follow the tablet-designed program....