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Facebook Search now looks at all public posts: Here’s how it affects your privacy

Facebook Search now looks at all public posts: Here’s how it affects your privacy

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Facebook overhauled its search bar last year so that it could be used to find not only your friends but also what your friends were saying. Well, it's just been updated to do much more: it can now look beyond your inner circle. The social network has... >>

Instagram's new Boomerang video app: What is it and how does it work?

Instagram's new Boomerang video app: What is it and how does it work?

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Facebook-owned Instagram isn't just an app. It's also an app developer. The team behind Instagram has developed apps like Hyperlapse, which lets you film and share timelapse videos, and Layout, which hooks into Instagram, enabling you to make collages... >>

SwiftKey 6 brings double-word prediction for double-speed typing

SwiftKey 6 brings double-word prediction for double-speed typing

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SwiftKey has just announced SwiftKey 6.0 beta, making a wide range of changes to one of the most popular apps. This is one for the Android folk, although the smart keyboard is hugely popular on iOS too.  New in this version of SwiftKey is double word... >>

When’s a coffee shop not just a coffee shop? When it’s a Starbucks smart tech wine bar

When’s a coffee shop not just a coffee shop? When it’s a Starbucks smart tech wine bar

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Starbucks has opened a new shop in the theatre district of London that aims to test out, and show off, just how technologically advanced it can be. The new high-tech Starbucks has been unveiled as a testbed for future technology. The most impressive of... >>

Lyft to offer NYC customers free DeLorean rides on Back to the Future Day

Lyft to offer NYC customers free DeLorean rides on Back to the Future Day

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Next Wednesday is going to be a pretty awesome day for Back to the Future fans - and that's especially true for the diehards living in New York City. It'll be 21 October 2015. If you're a fan of the blockbuster film series, you'll immediately recognise... >>

YouTube Gaming now supports Android live streaming and paid subscriptions

YouTube Gaming now supports Android live streaming and paid subscriptions

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Google-owned YouTube has updated its YouTube Gaming service in order to better compete with Twitch. As part of that update, the app will now offer the ability to stream live video and gameplay from Android phones. Google launched its YouTube Gaming initiative... >>

Dropbox Paper is a Google Docs-like text editor that doubles as a chat room

Dropbox Paper is a Google Docs-like text editor that doubles as a chat room

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Dropbox is taking its collaborative, Google Docs-like tool, called Notes, which has been in beta since earlier this year, and renaming it Paper while also expanding the beta, though you still need an invite to try it. As part of the web app's expansion,... >>

Chromecast 2 review: Make any TV smart, effortlessly
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Chromecast 2 review: Make any TV smart, effortlessly

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When Google launched the first Chromecast back in 2013, we quickly picked up the affordable HDMI dongle for several friends and family members. After all, it's an inexpensive and incredibly handy way to wirelessly "cast" content to a TV and access smart... >>

Facebook is making a real-time news notification app called Notify, see it here

Facebook is making a real-time news notification app called Notify, see it here

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Facebook isn't just a social network or a public company. It's an app developer. It's therefore not unusual for Facebook to launch apps that undercut the competition or put its services front and center on your device. Facebook's latest app, for instance,... >>

LinkedIn’s new app shows what you have in common with those you're about to meet

LinkedIn’s new app shows what you have in common with those you're about to meet

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LinkedIn is about to roll out a new feature in its mobile iOS and Android app that will let you see interesting details about the people you are about to meet so you can determine if you have something in common with them. The new "in common" feature... >>