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    Could Pokemon Go Be Headed to Virtual Reality?

    Now that the dust has settled on the security concern and injuries and real-world friendship forging stories, we need some new Pokémon Go material for the mill. We’ve got it thanks to Business Insider, which on a tip discovered a link between the wildly popular game and the Google Cardboard virtual reality platform. The discovery, which says […]

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    Pokemon Go Isn’t Actually Spying On Your Emails, After all

    In just a few days on the app store, Pokémon Go has spawned so many stories and tweets that it’s pretty much locked up its spot in every year-end 2016 recap post to come. Besides beating Tinder, causing people to discover dead bodies, and spawning new friendships around PokéStops, one of the biggest of those stories started […]

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    Pokemon Go Just Overtook Tinder in Total Downloads

    Look, we’ll admit it straight away — the present level of froth over Pokémon Go is not sustainable. By this time next month, or even next week, you will probably see a lot fewer people heading to local parks and police stations and strip clubs and whatever other real world places have been deemed PokéStops and gyms. But, […]

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    Snapchat Memories Lets You Save Your Snaps on Their Servers

    While Snapchat Memories does add a few interesting new features to the app, let’s not mince words — Snapchat needs a better way to increase ad revenue, and they’re out for it with this update. Memories allows you to save snaps you create, and if that sounds familiar, it’s because you could already do that by […]

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    Pokemon Go is Finally Available in the U.S.A. on iOS and Android

    After a limited release in Australia and New Zealand, it’s finally here — Pokémon Go, the augmented reality game that populates the real world with Pokémon, is out in the United States for iOS and Android. The choice between Bulbasaur, Squirtle, and Charmander has never been more personal. So, how is it being a real-world Pokémon trainer? Well, I’ll […]

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    MyKAI is a Banking Chatbot For Lazy Financial Keeping

    Remember back when the original iPhone came out and the app store launched? The gold rush started, and ‘there’s an app for that’ happened. The app world has cooled off considerably, as the winners have consolidated their positions, with overwhelming competition making it very difficult to make money. Just like in the hardware market right […]

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    Loverly Apps Helps Newlyweds-to-Be Navigate DIY Wedding Planning

    So, I can’t say I have any first-hand knowledge of this, but I’ve been told that wedding planning is an extremely stressful process. And, given some of the beautiful weddings some of my family and friends have put on, I’m going to go ahead and take them at their word — nothing that beautifully executed happens […]

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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 […]