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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 […]

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    All WhatsApp Messages Are Now Hacker-Proof

    Today marks the culmination of efforts that have been ongoing almost since Facebook acquired WhatsApp in 2014. While that acquisition was criticized by many who feared that their data and privacy would be at risk in the hands of Facebook, WhatsApp has steadily been work to implement end-to-end encryption that would make even the company […]

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    Disney Magical Dice Lets You Build the Disney Empire of Your Dreams

    An upcoming mobile game is being billed as the Monopoly of the Disney universe — not to be confused with Disney Monopoly, of course. Disney Magical Dice is an upcoming free-to-play board game, and developers Netmarble know what they have. They launched a pre-registration site for their game yesterday, and if you think that’s a […]

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    Snapchat Becomes the Best Messenger App With Their Chat 2.0 Update

    Snapchat had already established itself as a player in the world of messaging apps with Chat, but this week’s update could put them over the top. Chat 2.0 is packed with little updates and new features to create some of the most dynamic ongoing conversations we’ve seen in any app thus far. The main idea […]

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    Microsoft Wants Us All to Have Access to Bot Butlers

    Cortana’s about to get some company, if Microsoft’s Build developer’s conference is any indication. During yesterday’s keynote, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and others spoke about the future of the Windows 10 platform, including plans to create intelligent bots to take over the minutia of everyday life. Robot butlers are right around the corner. For starters, […]

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    Instagram Extends Videos to 60 Seconds

    Instagram Video is moving from art form to the mainstream today, with the announcement that Instagram will extend the maximum runtime of videos from 15 seconds to one minute. The change will roll out of the next few months, first to iOS and Android users. The move signals a partial end to the short-form video […]

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    YouTube Connect App Aims to Take on Periscope

    These are trying times for YouTube. While the emergence of YouTube personalities and Let’s Players has thrust the site into the center of internet culture, their core business is being eroded by live streaming competitors — Twitch on desktop, and Periscope, Snapchat, and Facebook on mobile. The surprising part is that this has all happened […]