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    Adele Says Hello to Streaming, Releases 25 Album on Spotify

    As was probably planned from the beginning, Adele has permitted all major streaming services — Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon Prime, and yes, even Tidal — to start streaming her latest album, 25. The tap opened late last week, just over seven months after the album was released. At the time, Adele was one of a growing number of […]

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    Instagram Now Has 500 Million Active Users

    Well, it’s official — if the account:person ratio is 1:1 (we know, it’s not), then a good one-fifteenth of the world’s population can tell you their favorite filter if you ask them. Even if the real number of people in the world with Instagram accounts is far lower, there’s no denying that today’s milestone for Instagram […]

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    Now You Can Get Kim Kardashian Emoji Wrapping Paper

    Looking for the perfect gift for your Kim Kardashian-obsessed friend. Well, we aren’t sure what to tell you there but we do know what you can wrap it in. The reality queen is now selling wrapping paper featuring her Kimoji characters from her super popular app. Of course, one of the rolls features just her very […]

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    You Can Now Schedule a Meeting at Starbucks Using Outlook

    There really is nothing outside the reach of Starbucks. Microsoft and the omnipresent coffee chain have teamed up for an Outlook plugin that will make it extremely easy to send out gift cards and set up meetings, provided that those meetings take place at one of Starbucks’ more corporeal locations. Back when Office 2016 came […]

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    Britney Spears Mobile Game Will Feature Fashion By Juicy Couture

    Juicy Couture is really having a moment. Earlier this month it was announced that those iconic Juicy Couture velour track suits of the early 2000’s would be making a comeback in an exclusive collection for Bloomingdales, and now it seems they will also be invading our phones. Britney Spears, one of the most frequent wearers of the […]

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    Microsoft to Acquire LinkedIn for $26.2 billion

    For a while, we thought we’d seen the last of that run of lavish, billion-dollar business acquisitions. It seemed like the app market was slowing down, hardware was plateauing, and that maybe major players would be a little more gun shy after some high-profile and very costly acquisition failures in the tech world. Well, Microsoft […]

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    Here’s Everything That Happened at WWDC 2016

    It’s always nice to see companies get keynotes and press conferences down to a science. Apple’s WWDC 2016 keynote was their most orderly yet, as presenters marched through all of the upgrades and new features coming to Apple’s operating systems later this fall. They were so focused on order, they even renamed their oldest operating […]

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    72 New Emojis Are on Their Way, Including a Bacon Emoji

    Almost a year ago, we took a look at a preview of Unicode 9.0, with 38 candidate emoji shown off for the new release. Well, it’s almost release time, and you’ll be both pleased and unsurprised to learn that the bacon emoji made the cut. I don’t know if it’s going to be the emoji […]

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    The Kimoji App Expands to Include the Whole Kanye West Family

    You remember the Kimoji app, Kim Kardashian’s 250-emoji strong keyboard app? Yeah, I know, sorry for bringing it up. Well, round two has begun, and while there’s more West family, more emoji, more GIFs, and more twerking, Kimoji 2.0 is going to cost you. Alright, it’s not that bad. All of the new content can […]

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    AirBeamTV Lets You Mirror a Mac Screen to a Samsung Smart TV

    Like Liam Neeson, AirBeamTV has a very particular set of skills. Unlike Liam Neeson, AirBeamTV’s skills are a bit more nonviolent in nature. Their new app is out to solve a problem that we imagine a very small number of people have — wanting to put their MacBook’s display up on a Samsung Smart TV without […]

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    This Company Wants You To Apply For a Job Using Snapchat

    Well, it’s come to this. Now you can apply for a job using Snapchat. The same app that lets you put a rabbit nose on your face can now earn you a job with viable health insurance. Online retailer Everlane is now accepting job applications submitted via Snapchat. Apparently Snapchat stories are the cover letters of […]

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    WhatsApp Finally Makes an App for Desktop Computers

    One of the most popular messaging apps in the world is finally getting a home on the desktop. After years dominating the smartphone, WhatsApp is coming to desktop computers in the form of a native app for both Windows and Mac. But, chances are it will look familiar to a lot of longtime WhatsApp users. […]

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    Opera Just Made it Possible to Check Facebook at Work and School

    Relying on just a web browser to get by is tough sledding. Chrome dominates any Android device and a lot of iOS and Windows devices to boot, while Safari still has the home field advantage with Apple users and Firefox keeps humming along on name-recognition and trust that they’re much less likely to snoop on […]

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    Starbucks Rolls Out An Emoji Keyboard So You Can Communicate with Lattes

    To celebrate (?) their controversial new rewards program, Starbucks is getting on the emoji train. Will a fun emoji keyboard mollify those feeling miffed by the new star to frappuccino exchange rate? Let’s find out. The Starbucks Keyboard is light on surprises. We’ve got frappuccino and tea emoji, the mermaid logo, and the gold star […]

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    18 Snapchat Hacks You Absolutely Need To Know

    It’s been a big spring for Snapchat. In their Chat 2.0 update, they introduced new features like the ability to make video and audio calls with one tap, or even with stickers! It also launched Auto-Advance Stories — when you finish one, the next one now begins automatically. Basically, the world runs on Snaps now. Since starting up in 2011, the […]