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Megan Bailey

Megan Bailey is a true journalist, but it wasn’t easy for her to find her true calling. She worked in a PC service all throughout her college and not she is using her hardware and software skills to write technology articles. The thing she loves most about her job is being able to keep tech lovers up to date with the recent trends.

Facebook App Could Turn Your Smartphone Mic On

Facebook app on a smartphone

Facebook has reportedly applied for a patent that that will allow the Facebook app to turn on the smartphone’s microphone when hearing certain subliminal sounds coming from TV ads. Mashable found that Facebook could insert inaudible sound in TV advertising that can be decoded only by the technology that it tries to get a patent for. Humans will not be ...

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Pokémon Go Creator Shatters the Ultimate AR Limitation

Pokemon characters

Pokemon Go creator Niantic unveiled a new tech that is designed to shatter a strong AR limitation: the inability of computer-generated objects to disappear behind real-world objects. The latest tech was showcased using the company’s record-breaking AR game, Pokémon Go. In a short clip, one can see that Pikachu can get behind real-world objects with no problem. Current AR technologies ...

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iOS 12 Will Make Your Older iPhone, iPad like New

Iphone 7 on a MacBook

Apple advises all users to upgrade their devices to the latest version of its mobile operating system, iOS 12. The tech company claims that the new OS can boost the performance of older iPhones and iPads even if they were first launched in 2013. The latest operating system supports all hardware that has a 64-bit processor. The chipset was launched ...

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Instagram Lite Courts the Developing World

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Last week, Instagram hit the 1-billion-user mark and now wants to lure in even more users. The U.S. company silently launched Instagram Lite for the emerging markets. The new app promises to fix many of the issues affecting users in the developing world, like costly mobile data and iffy mobile coverage. The new app is a slimmed-down version of the ...

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Firefox to Alert You If Your Accounts Were Breached

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Firefox announced that it plans to integrate a security feature into the web browser that only 1Password users can benefit from at the moment. The feature will be called Firefox Monitor. The security tool will be directly connected to Have I Been Pwned, a website created by cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt. On Hunt’s website, you can look for an e-mail ...

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Sources: AirPods Case Could Soon Wirelessly Charge Your Phone

AirPods case

According to the Nikkei, the incoming AirPods will be powered by a high-tech case that could wirelessly charge itself, your earbuds, and your iPhone. AirPods fans are eagerly waiting for a new model of their favorite premium wireless earbuds next year. Several Taiwanese sources working for Nikkei said that a charging case for the earbuds could be rolled out as early ...

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Instagram’s Value Jumped to $100 Billion in 6 Years

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Instagram is now worth over $100 billion. When Facebook bought the photo-sharing company in 2012 it was worth 100 times less. Instagram now has 1 billion users every month. Bloomberg analysts expect the company to further grow this year by an extra $10 billion. Expert Jitendra Waral noted that the company is more appealing to new users than Facebook is. ...

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League of Legends Twitch Channel Hits 1Bn Views

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Riot Games’ Twitch channel, has hit the 1-billion-viewer mark. The channel, which primarily streams League of Legends matches, is the first of its kind to have so many views. Unlike YouTube channels, Twitch channels show the number of users watching live the stream along with the total views over time in the bottom right corner. The figures in red are the number ...

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Apple About to Ditch Another Useful Port: The Lightning Port

iPhone X charging

Apple Inc has removed multiple useful ports from its MacBooks and iPhones over the years. Now, the iPhone’s lightning port is next on the chopping block, according to a report from Bloomberg. In 2015, the company removed all ports from its MacBooks but spared the USB-C port. In return, users had to buy multiple dongles for whatever devices they needed ...

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