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Facebook rolls out ‘Stories,’ another cloned Snapchat feature

Back in January Facebook revealed plans to bring more features from Instagram over to the social network’s iOS and Android app. Whether these features really originated from Instagram, or if Facebook borrowed them from Snapchat, however, is a.....»»

Category: topSource:  mobilesyrupMar 15th, 2017

1Password"s "Travel Mode" hides devices" data when you"re entering another country

1Password has pushed an update to its app that's aimed at helping hide personal data during unwarranted searches while you're traveling abroad. It temporarily wipes all marked data from the device when engaged. The post 1Password's 'Travel.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

Elgato"s Thunderbolt 3 Dock for MacBook Pro will arrive in June

MacBook Pro customers were not happy with the loss of legacy ports on the newest models and Apple's discount dongle deal ran out weeks ago. Now, Elgato's new Thunderbolt 3 Dock will help and it has an official ship date. The post Elgato's Thunde.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News4 hr. 24 min. ago

Facebook F8 2017: Previewing Digital"s Sensory Future

This IDC Market Note analyzes F8's announcements and executives' messaging in context, with guidance for a broad range of market participants that will be influenced by Facebook's actions and motivations. Facebook is poised to drive the transformatio.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News4 hr. 40 min. ago

Facebook Signs BuzzFeed, Vox, Others For Original Video Shows

Facebook has signed deals with Vox Media, BuzzFeed, ATTN, Group Nine Media and others to make shows for its upcoming video service, which will feature long and short-form content with ad breaks. The social media company is reportedly set to pay up to.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News5 hr. 48 min. ago

Americans are more satisfied with Apple’s iPhone SE than its larger-screen rivals

While larger screens seem to be dominating the smartphone market, the iPhone SE took first place in the Annual Customer Satisfaction Index -- receiving a score of 87 out of 100. The Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and iPhone 7 Plus trailed closely behind. The po.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News6 hr. 24 min. ago

Intel to make Thunderbolt 3 royalty-free in bid to spur adoption

And the company has promised that it'll put Thunderbolt 3 controllers into its processors. Enlarge / It was either this or yet another picture of some lightning. (credit: Airwolfhound) We're big fans of Thunderbolt 3 here at Ars, attracted by.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News7 hr. 16 min. ago

Google Photos’ latest update lets you hide your most sensitive shots

Version 2.15 of Google Photos on Android brings an archiving feature to help you keep certain pictures private or de-clutter your library, and it is available to download right now. The post Google Photos’ latest update lets you hide your most.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News7 hr. 32 min. ago

New affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeous lines with high-tech design

If you're an audio fanatic with an eye for style, you may want to check out the new Expanse electrostatic Bluetooth speakers from startup IC One Two, currently seeking funding on Indiegogo. The post New affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeou.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 24 min. ago

Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Dock coming in June to relieve MacBook Pro dongle woes

MacBook Pro customers were not happy with the loss of legacy ports on the newest models and Apple's discount dongle deal ran out weeks ago. Now, Elgato's new Thunderbolt 3 Dock will help and it has an official ship date. The post Elgato Thunderbolt 3.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 24 min. ago

Affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeous lines with high-tech design

If you're an audio fanatic with an eye for style, you may want to check out the new Expanse electrostatic Bluetooth speakers from startup IC One Two, currently seeking funding on Indiegogo. The post Affordable electrostatic speakers match gorgeous li.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News9 hr. 48 min. ago

Fitness Trackers Out of Step When Measuring Calories, Research Shows

Fitness devices can help monitor heart rate but are unreliable at keeping tabs on calories burned, research has revealed. From a report on The Guardian: Scientists put seven consumer devices through their paces, comparing their data with gold-standar.....»»

Category: topSource:  slashdotRelated News10 hr. 0 min. ago

ASUS RT-AC1900p Wireless Router - more Wi less Fi?

The ASUS RT-AC68U gets refreshed and comes out as the RT-AC1900p wireless router. Let's see how it does."... [PCSTATS].....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

AMD Ryzen 5 1600 Processor Review

This has led me down another hole recently, wondering if we could further compartmentalize the gaming performance of the Ryzen processors using memory latency. As I showed in my Ryzen 5 review, memory frequency and throughput directly corre.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcstatsRelated News10 hr. 40 min. ago

Check Point spells out hacking vulnerability of TV and movie subtitle files

Plus: Samsung sets its sights on the stars for its next S-series smartphone, we check out the capabilities of Garmin's new Virb 360 camera. The post Check Point spells out hacking vulnerability of TV and movie subtitle files appeared first on Digital.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

Apple reportedly making strides with next-gen micro LED display tech

As the world waits patiently to find out whether Apple's next iPhone will feature an OLED screen, the company is researching an even more groundbreaking display technology for future products. The post Apple reportedly making strides with next-gen mi.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 16 min. ago

Facebook redesigns Trending Topics section in bid to offer diversity of news sources

Facebook has pushed an update to its Trending Topics section that showcases a carousel of diverse news sources instead of just on. It's the latest step Facebook has taken to combat "fake news." The post Facebook redesigns Trending Topics section in b.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated News11 hr. 48 min. ago

Mediator: Sean Hannity, a Murder and Why Fake News Endures

As the case of the Seth Rich murder shows, uncorroborated stories will spread as long as some people want to tell them, and others want to believe......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News12 hr. 0 min. ago

Meridian Audio Explorer2 USB DAC review: An inexpensive path to high-resolution audio

Meridian’s Explorer2 portable digital-to-audio converter can play virtually any type of high-resolution audio file, but its most compelling feature is its ability to decode MQA files.For me, MQA (Master Quality Authenticated) was the best thing.....»»

Category: mcitoshSource:  macworldRelated News12 hr. 7 min. ago

Google and Facebook lobbyists try to stop new online privacy protections

Lobbyists try to kill "opt-in" privacy standard before it can be implemented. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Thomas Jackson) Lobbyists for Google, Facebook, and other websites are trying to stop the implementation of a proposed law that woul.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News12 hr. 32 min. ago

Mediator: Why Fake News Is So Hard to Kill

As the case of the Seth Rich murder shows, uncorroborated stories will spread as long as some people want to tell them, and others want to believe......»»

Category: topSource:  nytRelated News13 hr. 8 min. ago