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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.

VLC Lands on Windows 10 With Extra Goodies

VLC Lands on Windows 10

The popular VLC lands on Windows 10, bringing a few goodies along. VideoLAN has released the 2.0.0 beta version of VLC for Windows 10 on Wednesday. It is the latest version of the world-known media player, and just like the desktop version, it allows for all multimedia files streaming. This recent release comes with unique features, along with the ones ...

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Driverless Car Ethics Today: Who to Kill?

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There’s a new dilemma in the rulebook of driverless car ethics today: who to kill? Don’t get frightened just yet, however. While it may seem like a panicky subject, the bottom line is that this is a fictional scenario from the future, presented in a new study which appeared in Science this week. The research did not just focus on ...

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Siri Will Soon Become Available on Desktops

Siri Will Soon Become Available on Desktops

Siri will soon become available on desktops, Apple officials say. The giant company continues to “Think different” and is set on keeping up with ever-changing technologies. And with all the highlight on Artificial Intelligence, it’s no wonder what Apple’s new plans are. Siri will soon become available on desktops, and you can designate tasks to Siri from your Mac computer ...

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Chromecast Outshines Apple TV, And Here’s Why

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Chromecast outshines Apple TV, according to a report by HIS Inc., a market analytics firm. The company analyzed the sales of Chromecast and Apple TV, showing how Apple’s product is losing ground to Google. According to sales reports, Google sold over 3.2 million units of its media streaming device in the first quarter of this year. How much did Apple ...

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Could We Be Snapchatting in 3D Soon?

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Could we be Snapchatting in 3D soon? Rumors have it that Snapchat has secretly acquired Seene. Some might not be familiar with the name, but that may soon change. Seene (Obvious Engineering) is a tech start-up that helps turn regular photos into 3D images. Neither one of the two companies has released official statements about the acquisition. The financial terms ...

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Facebook Messenger Opens Its Emoji Treasure Chest

"Facebook Messenger Opens Its Emoji Treasure Chest Facebook messenger opens its emoji treasure chest and reveals brand new 1,500 emojis to bring your texting game to a new level. The recently added batch includes more than 100 emoticons that better reflect gender and skin tone diversity. Whether you’re using it on your Android or iOS devices or on a computer, you’ll get the same quality. Emojis are smileys that exist in different genres, facial expressions, objects, animals and even weather. They were developed in Japan in the late ‘90s to work on mobile phones but have since become popular worldwide. Tony Leach, Facebook Messenger product manager, is quite excited about the new pictographs. "Emojis are one of the most important ways we communicate emotion to each other," says Leach. Leach also states that one out of ten messages on Facebook Messenger include emojis. With the new diverse emojis, users can now pick the skin color they want, and it will be their default. Android and iOS users were already able to do this. However, Leach states that it will be a first for all Web, iOS and Android customers to have the possibility to set the color of the skin tone on that many emojis. Six skin tones are available. The new female emojis are a jogger, pedestrian, police officer, surfer, and swimmer. Facebook messenger opens its emoji treasure chest next week, so be ready to try them all. With the help of a brand new emoji picker, users can find them more easily. You just have to tap the emoji icon placed at the left of Messenger composer. Messenger’s popularity is on a rise, hitting about 900,000 users in April this year. With its continuing gained success, it’s no wonder new exciting things are in store to keep the users happy. According to Emogi, an emotional marketing service, nine out of ten online people use emojis. Most users are women, making up 78 percent of the overall emoji consumers. Because of this high demand, Unicode Consortium has begun to release more colorful character. By default, these pictographs were white and male. In recent years, however, after pressure to provide more diversity, emojis have become more representative of the world we live in. It’s not all about the guys anymore. And did we tell you about the redhead emoji"

Facebook messenger opens its emoji treasure chest and reveals brand new 1,500 emojis to bring your texting game to a new level. The recently added batch includes more than 100 emoticons that better reflect gender and skin tone diversity. Whether you’re using it on your Android or iOS devices or on a computer, you’ll get the same quality. Emojis are ...

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Facebook Announces Continuous Live Streaming

The competition in the video business is tight. While YouTube was once the undisputed leader, Facebook is quickly catching up, as it works toward making its social networking site the ultimate go-to destination for viewing videos. Part of the effort to achieve this goal, Facebook has introduced nonstop live streaming. At the moment, people can use the Facebook Live feature ...

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You Can Now Track Uber Rides from your Smartphone

If you have a Family Profile, then you can now track Uber rides and see exactly where your family members and close friends are at all times. This measure comes to meet the concerns of users who were starting to abandon the services of the car-sharing app due to all of the assault complaints. Uber did not have a good ...

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YouTube for iOS Gets Google Cardboard Support

On Monday, Google finally announced that its iOS YouTube app could support Cardboard – some six months after the feature was made available on Android. Those who already tried it have already seen it doesn’t disappoint. It’s still not the completely immersive virtual reality experience that it could be, but using Google’s inexpensive Cardboard might be the best way to ...

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Gboard Doubles Your iOS Keyboard as Google Search Box

Having the world’s knowledge at our fingertips is no longer a surprising fact, and the online searching business is finding more and more ways to enable us to look for information. Google has announced a new iOS keyboard up that puts the search box right into any app you’re using. Meet the Gboard, the free app from Alphabet Inc.’s Google ...

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