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Apple might add Snapchat-like AR features to next iPhone camera

Apple might add Snapchat-like AR features to next iPhone camera

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Apple has suggested in the past that it is exploring augmented reality, and now a new report has detailed what that might entail.Echoing previous reports, Bloomberg said Apple is working on augmented-reality glasses, but it also said Apple plans to integrate... >>

Instagram now lets you save live videos: Here's how to do it

Instagram now lets you save live videos: Here's how to do it

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Instagram began letting users stream live videos last year, but it didn't let them save broadcasts.But the app has now updated, finally allowing users to download broadcasts to their phones once they've concluded. Twitter's Periscope and even Facebook's... >>

Is Facebook going to show off new hardware products at F8 in April?

Is Facebook going to show off new hardware products at F8 in April?

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Facebook might debut new hardware as early as next month.Business Insider has reported that Building 8, a year-old unit at Facebook, is working on “at least four unannounced consumer hardware products”, and it suggested more details about these hardware... >>

Microsoft Xbox Live users can soon add custom gamerpics, plus more

Microsoft Xbox Live users can soon add custom gamerpics, plus more

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Microsoft has announced a tonne of new Xbox One-related features, including that it will soon allow participants in the Xbox Insider program to choose a custom image for their gamerpic.Previously, you were limited to an avatar or game-related snapshot.... >>

Amazon's app will now tell Prime users if their outfit looks good

Amazon's app will now tell Prime users if their outfit looks good

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Remember the movie Clueless?One thing that always stuck out in that movie was Cher's automated closet and nearby computer that would show what each outfit looked like on her and allowed her to mix and match pieces. It'd be a dream come true for anybody... >>

Facebook videos now auto-play with sound on: Here's how to stop it

Facebook videos now auto-play with sound on: Here's how to stop it

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Facebook's auto-playing videos in the news feed are tolerable - even enjoyable - because they're muted by default.But that's about to change.Going forward, videos will now automatically play with the sound turned on. Facebook recently announced the change... >>

Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 leak shows phone in deep black colour

Latest Samsung Galaxy S8 leak shows phone in deep black colour

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Want to see the Samsung Galaxy S8 in black?Feast your eyes above. Days after we saw a gold version of the upcoming phone pop up, we now get to see what it looks like in straight black, thanks to new leaks posted to Weibo. As SamMobile pointed out, the... >>

Amazon Alexa comes to iOS devices: How does it work and what can it do?

Amazon Alexa comes to iOS devices: How does it work and what can it do?

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If you own an iPhone, you now have access to Alexa voice commands.No, that doesn't mean you can replace Siri with Alexa. In order to access Amazon's voice assistant, you have to go inside the company's main shopping app. Here's everything you need to... >>

Montblanc takes on Tag with new Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch

Montblanc takes on Tag with new Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch

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The Montblanc Summit is the latest Android Wear 2.0 smartwatch to launch, but it's not just your average wrist-worn gadget.It's made from luxury materials, like stainless steel and titanium, with a curved sapphire crystal display. It's meant for fashion-minded... >>

Suunto's first HR sports watch claims to be the most accurate

Suunto's first HR sports watch claims to be the most accurate

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A Finland-based sports watch maker has launched a new device that it claimed delivers "superior accuracy".Dubbed the Spartan Sport Wrist HR, the watch, which is made by Suunto, features a patented biometric measurement technology. Valencell, the US biometric... >>

What is Google Family Link and how do its parental controls work?

What is Google Family Link and how do its parental controls work?

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If you have kids, you probably care about they do on a mobile device.Don't get us wrong. You want them to explore, tinker around, and aspire to be Mark Zuckerberg 2.0, but at the same time, there are just some things kids maybe shouldn't do on an internet-connected... >>

HTC teases 20 March spring event, likely for HTC Ocean/HTC 11 flagship

HTC teases 20 March spring event, likely for HTC Ocean/HTC 11 flagship

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It looks like the HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play aren't the only smartphones HTC plans to announce this year.The company has posted an interesting teaser to its Taiwanese Facebook page. In the post, first spotted by TechRadar, we can see a photo with the... >>

Apple OLED iPhone 8 might sport Samsung's curved 3D Touch display

Apple OLED iPhone 8 might sport Samsung's curved 3D Touch display

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Apple's upcoming OLED iPhone 8 will have a very Samsung-like screen in terms of its technology, how its made, and its curve.Recent reports have claimed that Apple will adopt OLED panels - matching major rivals, like Samsung - for its future iPhones, with... >>

OnePlus teams up with Colette to launch limited-edition OnePlus 3T

OnePlus teams up with Colette to launch limited-edition OnePlus 3T

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OnePlus and Paris-based fashion boutique Colette are releasing a limited-edition version of the OnePlus 3T smartphone.Dubbed the OnePlus 3T Colette edition, the phone is described as a "all-black edition" of the OnePlus 3T premium flagship smartphone.... >>

How much does Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 cost? Best Buy reveals all

How much does Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 cost? Best Buy reveals all

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It's been a month since Samsung unveiled its Galaxy Tab S3 with no word on pricing, but now, we know how much it costs.Best Buy has listed the 32GB model at $599 - and that includes the S-Pen accessory. The retailer also listed the folio case for $59... >>

Will Samsung finally show its Galaxy X foldable smartphone at IFA 2017?

Will Samsung finally show its Galaxy X foldable smartphone at IFA 2017?

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Samsung's long-rumoured foldable smartphone might soon debut. Information about the phone, often dubbed the Galaxy X, has been slowly leaking out over the past couple years, with the latest reports indicating that the company is developing a version... >>

Snapchat Widget: How to add Bitmoji chat shortcuts to your home screen

Snapchat Widget: How to add Bitmoji chat shortcuts to your home screen

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Snapchat has updated to allow users to create shortcuts of their best friends’ Bitmoji and add them to their home screen.These nifty shortcuts appear in a new Snapchat Widget that's rolling out. If you tap a shortcut, it will immediately open a text... >>

Google's next Pixel phones have the codenames 'Walleye' and 'Muskie'

Google's next Pixel phones have the codenames 'Walleye' and 'Muskie'

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The codenames for Google's Pixel 2 phones have been revealed.Little is known about the next Pixel flagship smartphones, but based on a few reports so far, we know that Google plans to launch them this year and that they will be premium devices with high-end... >>

Parrot's new Bebop-Pro drone pack lets you scan and develop 3D models

Parrot's new Bebop-Pro drone pack lets you scan and develop 3D models

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Drone-maker Parrot has introduced what it describes as an "all-in-one aerial imagery and 3D-modeling solution".Dubbed the Parrot Bebop-Pro 3D Modeling, it's a pack that includes a Parrot Bebop 2 drone with a Parrot Skycontroller 2 remote control. They... >>

This Google test helps change the look and feel of your Android phone

This Google test helps change the look and feel of your Android phone

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Once you decide to buy a specific smartphone, the hardest part is deciding how to set it up.When it comes to Android phones, there are so many launchers, icon packs, and wallpapers to choose from. We at Pocket-lint play with new Androids on a sometimes... >>

New Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks show phone's interface, gold paint job

New Samsung Galaxy S8 leaks show phone's interface, gold paint job

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Let's face it: In 2017, there's no such thing as a surprise phone announcement.Thanks to teases and leaks and rumours and analysts and pundits, we know everything there is to know about a phone well before it is officially unveiled on a stage in front... >>

Apple is testing four new iPad models around Cupertino, logs reveal

Apple is testing four new iPad models around Cupertino, logs reveal

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Is Apple about to introduce new iPads? According to one report, it's at least testing new models in California.Mobile marketing firm Fiksu (via TechCrunch) noticed new models being tested in Cupertino, California, as well as in other nearby locations,... >>

Sony's PlayStation Now service will soon stream PS4 games to your PC

Sony's PlayStation Now service will soon stream PS4 games to your PC

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Sony is changing PlayStation Now again, but this time, it's an expansion that will include current-generation games.Weeks after quietly revealing its game streaming service will only be available on PlayStation 4 and PC starting this summer, Sony has... >>

Uptime is a new YouTube party app from Google's Area 120 incubator

Uptime is a new YouTube party app from Google's Area 120 incubator

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Google has given us a way to have YouTube parties - from an app. Google's startup incubator, Area 120, allows employees to work on approved projects during their "20 per cent time". The latest project from that incubator is Uptime, a mobile app that... >>

Amazon Echo finally supports Bluetooth speakers: Here's how to connect them and why you should

Amazon Echo finally supports Bluetooth speakers: Here's how to connect them and why you should

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Amazon Echo couldn't pair with other speakers until now.Previously, for some people, the Amazon Echo Dot seemed to have an advantage over its taller, full-fledged sibling. But thanks to an update that is quietly rolling out, you can finally connect the... >>