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Tinder Now Has a Web Version Too

Tinder app showing a match

Yesterday, the hugely popular dating app Tinder introduced their web version. It is called Tinder Online and it provides a new way for users to interact with each other. This time, while sitting in front of a computer. It basically works the same. You still need to log in with your Facebook account. However, there are some minor changes. For ...

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Facebook Launches Stories

Facebook Stories

On Tuesday, Facebook launched their version of Stories, a feature which the company admitted that Snapchat invented. From now on, thanks to its new Camera feature, users will be able to apply effects, writing and emojis to their photos. Then, they can post them in a new section which resembles Instagram’s InstaStories. This marks Facebook’s biggest such change in ten ...

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Samsung to Sell Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 Devices

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on its box

On Monday, Samsung Electronics announced that it is planning to sell refurbished versions of the Galaxy Note 7 smartphones. Yes, this is the same phone which they issued a very costly recall for last year, due to it exploding or catching fire and hurting numerous people. After a while, the company revealed that the phone’s batteries were at fault for ...

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Destiny 2, Officially Announced

Official Destiny image

Yesterday, developer Bungie and publisher Activision announced the much-anticipated sequel of the 2014 videogame, Destiny. The game’s official name is simple: Destiny 2. The announcement was made on the game’s official Twitter account. The announcement was equally simple. The Twitter post contained only an image with the logo of the sequel. A sequel The official logo displays the word “Destiny”. ...

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Uber Suspends Self-Driving Car Tests After Crash in Arizona

Uber logo on a wall

According to some reports, the ride hailing company Uber has suspended all the self-driving car tests in the United States. This comes after one of the company’s vehicles was involved in a crash in Tempe, Arizona. This is the latest problem to hit Uber after numerous sexual harassment allegations, sexism at the workplace and its CEO, Travis Kalanick’s outburst of ...

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U.K. Official Says Police Should Have Access to WhatsApp Messages

WhatsApp on a smartphone

On Sunday, United Kingdom Home Secretary Amber Rudd said during an interview for BBC, that the law enforcement should have access to the encrypted messages on WhatsApp. According to her, this messaging service, along with many others, often provide a safe place for terrorists to communicate. Her demand will most likely spark some controversy. Also, it will probably fuel even ...

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Twitter Remembers Tweetdeck, Plans to Update It

Tweetdeck screenshot

Twitter acquired Tweetdeck six years ago. And that was it. They pretty much left it as it was. However, now it seems like the company is planning to bring some new updates to the app. Today, some power Twitter users received a survey from the company. That survey asked them what new features they would love Twitter to add to ...

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Instagram Now Has Two-Factor Authentication

Instagram icon on iPhone

Recently, Instagram added a second security layer in the form of a two-factor authentication. This feature is now available for all Instagram users. The social media platform is the latest to add this feature which is meant to protect users’ accounts from being compromised. The main reasons because of which an account becomes unusable are phishing and password reuse. So, ...

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Apple Buys Workflow, makes it Free to Download

Apple Workflow image

Yesterday, Apple sealed the deal to acquire Workflow. This is an app for the iOS power users which lets you unite some actions that are repeating in order to make them easier and quicker to accomplish. It is an automation app. On Wednesday, a spokesperson confirmed the acquisition of the app and of its developer, DeskConnect. However, the spokesperson did ...

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Apple Responds to Hacker Claims, says There’s Nothing Wrong

Exterior of a Hong Kong Apple store

It seems like Apple clarified what is going on regarding those recent claims by a group of hackers that they managed to gain access to millions of iCloud accounts from all over the world. A spokesperson from Apple said in an official statement that neither of their systems, iCloud or Apple ID, have suffered any breaches of information. And that the list ...

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