Apple Rumored to Discontinue iPad Mini

Apple Rumored to Discontinue iPad Mini Waiting for an iPad mini 5? You may be disappointed. BGR, citing a source close to Apple, claims the 7.9-inch tablet is being phased out. The report doesn’t offer a timeline as to when the iPad mini will be discontinued, and its sources couldn’t confirm if the iPad mini […]

Giphy iOS App Gains Ability to Turn GIFs Into Live Photos

Giphy iOS App Gains Ability to Turn GIFs Into Live Photos A new update to the popular GIF-finding service Giphy this week has introduced Apple’s Live Photo support into the iOS app, letting users convert any GIF they want into a Live Photo (via Mac4Ever). This allows users to more easily see what is a […]

Instagram Copies Snapchat Yet Again With Face Filters and Rewinded Video

Instagram Copies Snapchat Yet Again With Face Filters and Rewinded Video Instagram today introduced even more Snapchat-like features in the latest version of its app, including face filters, a customizable hashtag sticker, a “rewind” playback option for videos, and an eraser brush. Just like Snapchat, the face filters allow users to add bunny ears, glasses, […]

New Google Maps Update Makes It Even Harder To Get Lost

New Google Maps Update Makes It Even Harder To Get Lost When you’re traveling through unfamiliar territory, sometimes turn-by-turn navigation just isn’t enough. A new design update on Google Maps is here to help you out. Read more… Source: Lifehacker Link: New Google Maps Update Makes It Even Harder To Get Lost

Apple Pay May Launch in Italy as Soon as Tomorrow

Apple Pay May Launch in Italy as Soon as Tomorrow Apple Pay could arrive in Italy as soon as tomorrow, according to Italian tech blog MacPost.it. The imminent launch of Apple’s mobile payment system in Italy has been rumored for several weeks now, but the website claims to have spoken to three different sources from […]

It's Your Lucky Day Because Amazon's Having a One-Day Lucky Brand Sale 

It's Your Lucky Day Because Amazon's Having a One-Day Lucky Brand Sale  Amazon’s Gold Box is filled with all the Lucky Brand denim, tees, henleys and dresses you could need. Everything is marked down up to 50% off, so you can score jeans for a steal. No four leaf clover required. But like every Gold […]

How to Be a Tech Podcast God with Leo Laporte 

How to Be a Tech Podcast God with Leo Laporte  This week on The Upgrade we talk with Leo Laporte: author, entrepreneur, speaker, and yes—tech podcast god. Read more… Source: Lifehacker Link: How to Be a Tech Podcast God with Leo Laporte 

Make Pineapple-Infused Gin with the Leftover Peels Like a Damn Genius

Make Pineapple-Infused Gin with the Leftover Peels Like a Damn Genius Pineapple is a flawless fruit. Not only is it a tasty summertime snack all on its own, but it’s delicious when dipped in chocolate, and plays super well with alcoholic spirits of all kinds. I like to buy them whole and break ‘em down […]

How To Trash Talk

How To Trash Talk Trash talking is divisive among gamers. If you go too far, you run the risk of sending your friend home crying and never again playing another round of Mario Party against them. Or, if you’re conflict-averse, a few unsavory words over Madden could make you think worse of your good buddy. […]

Microsoft's Apps Problem Has Never Been More Dire

Microsoft's Apps Problem Has Never Been More Dire At Microsoft’s Build conference, the dorkiest of companies put on a big show, complete with fog machines and fancy lights, in order to show it’s a cool competitor to Apple and Google. The speakers who came on stage during keynotes had stylish hair. “Do they have dressers […]

The Weekend In Esports: League Of Legends, Madden 17, And The Gwent Challenger Finals

The Weekend In Esports: League Of Legends, Madden 17, And The Gwent Challenger Finals The weekend’s competitive gaming starts with a card game inspired by a Polish fantasy series and ends with two people calling last-minute plays in a virtual recreation of NFL football. Aren’t esports great? Read more… Source: Kotaku Link: The Weekend In […]

Recommended Reading: What if there were a PBS of social networks?

Recommended Reading: What if there were a PBS of social networks? The Case for a Taxpayer-Supported Version of Facebook Ethan Zuckerman, The Atlantic What if there were a publicly-funded social network open to all that provided a diverse world view rather than an echo chamber catered to one's deeply-held princip… Source: Engadget Link: Recommended Reading: […]

Global Ransomware Attack 'Accidentally' Halted But It's Probably Not Over

Global Ransomware Attack 'Accidentally' Halted But It's Probably Not Over An anonymous 22-year-old security researcher who goes by MalwareTech has, at least temporarily, managed to find a kill switch for the ransomware that spread across the globe yesterday. He insists his discovery was entirely accidental but experts credit his quick action for mostly stopping the […]

The Binding Of Isaac Dev Releases Second Mod Pack And Teases New Project

The Binding Of Isaac Dev Releases Second Mod Pack And Teases New Project It turns out that Edmund McMillen will not in fact spend the rest of his life making expansions for 2011's macabre roguelike, The Binding of Isaac. In a post describing the latest fan mods to be added to the official version, McMillen […]

How Microsoft’s Story Remix does what Clippy couldn't

How Microsoft’s Story Remix does what Clippy couldn't Microsoft is making some bold promises with Story Remix, its recently announced app for the Windows 10 Fall Creators update. Together with the company's deep learning technology, it can automatically craft your photos and videos into short films. Sto… Source: Engadget Link: How Microsoft’s Story Remix does what Clippy […]