Lyft has teamed up with the National Down Syndrome Society to let riders pay for their trips with ABLE accounts, which are savings accounts for those with disabilities and their families. They can use earnings to pay for certain expenses, like medica…
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Instagram announced a couple of weeks ago that it would soon introduce a tool so users could download their information, similar to how Facebook users can. True to its word, Instagram has announced the availability of the tool that allows users to download their photos, videos, profile, info, comments, and archived Stories. The “Data Download” […]
Come comment on this article: Instagram’s “Data Download” tool lets you save offline copies of your content
SodaStream has been inching its way into the adult beverage scene for a little while now and today the company announced that it's launching its take on champagne. Sparkling Gold is a new concentrate from SodaStream that supposedly tastes like a frui…
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Elon Musk's artificial intelligence platform OpenAI introduced a new program to train robots entirely in simulation. Now they've added a new algorithm, named one-shot imitation learning, which will only require humans to demonstrate a task once in VR…
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Regular thermometer not cutting it? VivaLnk, the company behind eSkin technology and the Digital Tattoo, is offering a smart alternative that sticks to your skin like a bandage to continuously measure temperature.
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Sprint is rolling out a new benefit that will let postpaid subscribers pay for their loved ones’ plans in Latin America. It’s thanks to a partnership with Telefónica-owned Movistar Mexico and El Salvador.
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Gboard, formerly known as Google Keyboard on Android, now lets you translate text in real time in the subject box. The keyboard app will also suggest emojis and GIFs as you type, and voice typing has an improved new interface.
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Snapchat is adding a new feature to its website that could make the app very useful for businesses and website owners — custom Snapcodes that launch websites within the Snapchat app.
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Who says you need to flip a switch to operate it? Certainly not Yoswit, a new smart-home product that lets you control your lights with only a Bluetooth connection. You shouldn’t need to get up to adjust your lighting, do you?
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This stylish Kickstarter leather wallet will sound an alarm if someone tries to steal it. Its creator told Digital Trends he started developing it after having $ 600 stolen while overseas.
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Thanks to streaming, physical formats like CDs and Blu-rays aren't as popular than they once were. Some people choose to sign up for a monthly subscription like Netflix or Spotify, while others take the DIY approach. For many years, Plex has helped p…
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Like to jazz up your Instagram pics before sharing them? Then you’ll love the app’s latest feature, which allows you to save your edited photos as drafts. In testing since July, the feature is now officially available to everyone.
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Encrypted messaging app Wire, backed by Skype co-founder Janus Friis, now lets you share your location. All the conversation content in the app is end-to-end encrypted, and you can now set a compromise location where everyone in your thread can meet.
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Invoxia’s Voice Bridge will soon be receiving an update that lets users make calls with their landline number on any Wi-Fi network. Previously it was restricted to making calls on your home Wi-Fi.
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Researchers have developed an innovative biometric authentication technique by tapping into Google Glass features and recognizing the unique sound pattern of each person’s skull.
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Chase Bank has added fingerprint authentication support for Android 6.0 and higher devices, making it easier to log in. The move follows Bank of America’s recent update that extended its fingerprint support to all Android devices 6.0 and up.
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RedZone lets you scope out any crimes in a given area in order for you to avoid those areas and, potentially, remain safe. The app is currently available as a free download for iOS, with an Android version in the works.
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DinnerCall, a mobile marketplace app for family dinners, is allowing users to order pre-made or ready-to-eat meals from their local grocery stores. This app is also designed to help grocers meet their quota of selling fresh food.
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Narcoleptics everywhere rejoice — you’ll now have a pillow for whenever you fall asleep. It’s all thanks to an ingenious new Kickstarter project named the Hypnos, heralded as the world’s best sleep hoodie.
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Qwertycard is a wallet-sized plastic card that features one-of-a-kind codes. Using your codes and a secret word of your choice, you can generate secure passwords that are unique for every site you use and best of all, easy to remember.
Janulus’ portable wind turbine, which lets people generate loads of wind energy no matter where they are, just raised an astounding $ 42k in funding in just its first day on Kickstarter.
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Fans of Jony Ive’s dulcet tones can now have him say what they want thanks to a new soundboard that’s just hit the Web. The current list of vocabulary includes an abundance of Ive’s carefully selected adjectives and, of course, the word “aluminium.”
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It’s dangerous to go alone! Take this.
As promised, and after some excellent road-testing by thousands of dedicated gaming fans (thanks, folks!), YouTube Gaming is now available. Blending gaming videos and live streams, YouTube Gaming brings you closer to the games, gamers, and culture that matter to you.
Here’s what you need to know:
Find the English-language website (gaming.youtube.com) in any country where YouTube is available, or download the phone and tablet app from Google Play and the App Store, rolling out over the next few hours in the U.S. and U.K. Other countries will be coming soon.
Together, we all make gaming better. Our peers make us better gamers, and games are made better by the communities that surround them. Thanks for your feedback as we brought you YouTube Gaming, and keep it coming. This is just the beginning.
Frank Petterson, Engineering Manager, recently played League of Legends.
P.S. For those of you who are going to be at PAX Prime in Seattle this weekend, check out our booth and stage show. If you can’t be there in person, we’ll be streaming our show (hosted by GameSpot, IGN, and Rooster Teeth) at gaming.youtube.com.
The Aria gesture controller allows you to control your smartwatch without touching it; the idea being that when your other hand is free, you can still utilize your device. The device is compatible with the Pebble Time and Android Wear.
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