Snapchat is now officially good for something more than discreetly sending out your nude selfies. Re/code reports that Snapchat has just unveiled a new mobile payments feature called Snapcash that will let you send money through Snapchat to your friends. The new feature was created through a partnership with Square, the popular mobile app used by merchants to process credit card payments on iPhones and iPads.
Google has certainly released some quality tablets, most notably its smaller series of Nexus 7 tablets. However, Ars Technica has taken a very detailed look at the Nexus 10 with Android 5.0 Lollipop installed and has concluded that Google still can’t get large tablets right.
The iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are Apple’s best-selling iPhone models to date, and now new research from UBS and Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) says Apple has sold mostly 2014 models to buyers looking to buy an iPhone during the first 30 days following the iPhone 6 launch.
The sheer amount of Black Friday deals announced over the past week or so has been staggering. Between retailers like Best Buy, Target, Amazon and Walmart, you’re likely going to spend the next the next two weeks with your heads buried in advertisements trying to decide what you do and don’t need, but just for good measure, let’s add one more store to the list.
What if you could print your selfies immediately after taking them? That’s the kind of problem French startup Prynt has been trying to solve for almost a year, and the company has produced just the kind of Polaroid-like mobile printer that mobile photographers have been waiting for. Prynt has come up with a smartphone accessory that acts as a case and photo printer for the handset, and it will be available on Kickstarter for $99 at some point after CES 2015, according to TechCrunch.
If you’re going to start a Kickstarter project for a hoverboard, then you’d better get someone with real skateboarding credibility to help you pitch it to an understandably skeptical public. The team at Hendo Hover made a splash this month when launched a new Kickstarter project for its Hendo Hoverboard and got none other than skateboarding legend Tony Hawk to try it out first hand in its promotional video.
Do you remember life before the Internet? Younger generations in developed countries will likely find it hard to imagine, but there was once a time when information wasn’t always a few taps or clicks away. Now, whether you’re in your home or on the go, the world’s information is always at your fingertips. Of course, there are still billions of people who do not have the same easy access to the web that many of us take for granted. In fact, more people than you might imagine have never accessed the Internet at all in their lifetimes.
If you thought the influx of superhero movies over the past several years might have just been a temporary fad, I have some news for you: Marvel and DC are here to stay. Late last month, Marvel took the stage to reveal the release dates for each and every one of its Phase 3 features, including three Avengers films and the introduction of Doctor Strange, Captain Marvel and Black Panther.
“Impossible” is the name of a new electric bike Kickstarter project started by Impossible Technology that has almost doubled its target goal, with 41 days left to go in the campaign. The Impossible has raised over $95,000 (CAD), after seeking $55,000 in funding.
No matter how good your mobile app is, there will always be at least one person who will trash it with a one-star rating on the App Store, just because some people can’t help hating on things. App developer Todd Ransom, who has developed an app that maps out the areas surrounding the gorgeous waterfalls of western North Carolina, explains on Twitter that his app has gotten a one-star review for the most ridiculous possible reason: The reviewer got stung by yellow jackets while using the app.
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