Amid back-to-back weeks of deadly hurricanes, people in danger zones have turned to apps and communication devices that they might have had little use for before. Now, a communication device that is used by military operators and disaster-relief workers is… Read More ›
Day: September 10, 2017
Millions of people turned Pokémon Go into a hit last year, tapping the app that morphed animation into the physical world. That was quite the curtain raiser for augmented reality. Now, in what will be AR’s biggest mass market push to date, Apple has… Read More ›
Apple has spent the last few years on the right project: making Siri sound more human. Read more at Wired.
Whip out your phone and take a short video. How did you shoot it? Did you hold the phone sideways, to get a horizontal, or landscape, shot? Or did you hold it vertically? Read more at Wired.
One of the major new features expected in the next iPhone is a new way to unlock the smartphone: with your face. Read more at The Los Angeles Times.
The Pew Research Center released findings of an ongoing tracking study showing that two-thirds (67%) of American now get at least some of their news via social media platforms. Read more at MediaPost.
Tinder has become the top-grossing app in Apple’s online shop, topping the likes of Netflix, Pandora and hit mobile games like ‘Clash Royale.’ Read more at Netimperative.
Legislation or regulation may be needed to require Facebook Inc. and other social-media companies to prevent foreign adversaries from manipulating the feeds viewed by U.S. citizens. Read more at Bloomberg.