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What Can The Google Assistant Do?

Phone with the Google Assistant

Everybody must admit that now that we have so many virtual assistants, life without them would seem very hard. At first, it was Apple’s Siri, the voice-activated companion which helped the user with a lot of tasks. After that, many more followed: Amazon’s Alexa or Cortana from Microsoft. All made to help us and guide us when we are lost. ...

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Apple CEO Tim Cook Threatened to Pull Uber from App Store

Hand holding a phone with the Uber app

Everybody should remember that some time ago, Apple refused to allow the FBI to unlock and search through the iPhone of a supposed terrorist. So, it should be quite clear by now that the company really cares for its users’ security and safety. And its CEO, Tim Cook, cares too. This is why, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick got into some ...

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Google Earth Keeps Getting Better and Better

Google Earth logo

Google Earth is maybe one of the most popular software the company ever introduced. People spend time globe-trotting every day and virtually fulfill their dreams of visiting the most hidden corners of the planet. On Tuesday, the service received a big update which revamped it almost completely and made people fall in love with it once again. The revamped Google ...

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New Twitter Mobile App to Use Less Data

Many Twitter logos

Twitter recently launched a new version of their mobile app. It is called Twitter Lite and will reportedly use less data and will move faster than the full website. Also, it will reportedly function well on more unstable networks. Everyone in the world will have access to Twitter Lite but it is reportedly designed especially for the developing markets. For ...

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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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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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