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Facebook says they will clean up the Messenger app in 2018

Facebook says they will clean up the Messenger app in 2018

10 hours ago   |   Phandroid   |   3 articles

The Facebook app has long been known as a bloated, battery killer. For a brief moment in time, the Messenger app was the exact opposite. It was clean, simple, fast, and easy to...
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Researchers piece together a 200-year-old genome using descendents' DNA

Researchers piece together a 200-year-old genome using descendents' DNA

10 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Hans Jonatan left Denmark in 1802 and eventually started a new life as an immigrant in Iceland. But he was an unusual Icelander. Unlike most Icelanders-and even most...
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Facebook admits Messenger app is cluttered, vows to clean up

Facebook admits Messenger app is cluttered, vows to clean up

11 hours ago   |   Tech Radar   |   3 articles

Facebook has been loading more and more features into Messenger, so much so that there are probably a few Messenger tricks you didn't even know about. But, feature creep can be...
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Survios's VR racer Sprint Vector dashes into closed beta on January 19

Survios's VR racer Sprint Vector dashes into closed beta on January 19

13 hours ago   |   VentureBeat

Virtual reality studio Survios is now taking signups to beta test its futuristic track-and-field racing game Sprint Vector. The beta will be available for the HTC Vive and...
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Found: New Android malware with never-before-seen spying capabilities

Found: New Android malware with never-before-seen spying capabilities

14 hours ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Last year, researchers found what at the time was quite possibly the world's most sophisticated espionage app ever written for the Android mobile operating system...
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Facebook promises to ‘massively' simplify Messenger in 2018

Facebook promises to ‘massively' simplify Messenger in 2018

15 hours ago   |   VentureBeat   |   5 articles

New features have led to Facebook Messenger, an app used every month by 1.3 billion people , becoming too cluttered, said Messenger chief David Marcus today. Users should...
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How to write a screenplay in Scrivener for Mac

How to write a screenplay in Scrivener for Mac

15 hours ago   |   iMore

Scrivener can help you turn out a professional-looking movie script with surprising ease. We've discussed how to use Scrivener for short stories or novels. But the program's...
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Facebook VP: Messenger App 'Too Cluttered' and Will Be 'Massively' Streamlined This Year

Facebook VP: Messenger App 'Too Cluttered' and Will Be 'Massively' Streamlined This Year

16 hours ago   |   Mac Rumors   |   5 articles

Facebook vice president of messaging products, David Marcus, posted an update on Messenger today, outlining the app's successes in 2017 and hinting at what the team has planned...
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Xbox One X 4K Patch Released For Forza Horizon 3

Xbox One X 4K Patch Released For Forza Horizon 3

20 hours ago   |   Geeky Gadgets   |   2 articles

Today Turn 10 Studios, developers of the popular Xbox One Forza Horizon 3 racing game have rolled out a new update for the new Xbox One X console which brings with it 4K Ultra...
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Thrustmaster TS-PC RACER Ferrari 488 Challenge Edition Racing Wheel

Thrustmaster TS-PC RACER Ferrari 488 Challenge Edition Racing Wheel

22 hours ago   |   Geeky Gadgets

Thrustmaster has this week announce the launch of a new Challenge Edition racing wheel in the form of the Thrustmaster TS-PC RACER Ferrari 488, that will be available to...
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Here's the changelist for the Huawei P10 and P10 Pro Android Oreo beta

Here's the changelist for the Huawei P10 and P10 Pro Android Oreo beta

Nearly two weeks ago, we told you that Huawei was looking for beta testers to try out the Android 8.0 beta being loaded on to certain P10 and P10 Plus models. Thanks to a... Read more ...

Lawsuit Against Apple Wants Them To Keep The iPhone Batteries They Replace

Lawsuit Against Apple Wants Them To Keep The iPhone Batteries They Replace

Image credit - iFixit Following Apple's admission that they slow down older iPhones with older degrading batteries, Apple has since apologized and has launched a battery... Read more ...

Samsung announces limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games

Samsung announces limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 for the 2018 Olympic Games

With the 2018 Winter Olympics just around the corner, Samsung has announced a limited-edition Galaxy Note 8 styled after the event. You might remember that Samsung did... Read more ...

Moto's 2018 lineup purportedly leaks with mid-range G6, ‘borderless' X5, and...

Moto's 2018 lineup purportedly leaks with mid-range G6, ‘borderless' X5, and flagship Z3

In the midst of Samsung's expected Galaxy S9 and S9+ unveil next month and LG's in flux flagship plans , Lenovo's Motorola is also prepping its 2018 lineup. Leaks from... Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 now come with free AKG wireless headphones

Samsung Galaxy S8 and Note 8 now come with free AKG wireless headphones

If you're not waiting for the Galaxy S9 or the Galaxy Note 9, and you're in need of a new high-end Galaxy right now, Samsung Mobile USA has a cool offer that you should know... Read more ...

BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple's CarPlay

BMW To Charge Customers $80/Year To Use Apple's CarPlay

These days it's not uncommon to see more carmakers offer their customers options when it comes to smart infotainment systems, such as CarPlay or Android Auto, or sometimes the... Read more ...

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo...

Twist, the startup behind an AirPlay-powered smart light + speaker combo, abruptly shuts down without refunding customers

Two years ago, we reported on Twist , a new smart home accessory maker aiming to take a different approach to smart home lighting. At the time, the company debuted an... Read more ...

Malicious Link Texted to Mac and iOS Devices Can Cause Freezes and Resprings

Malicious Link Texted to Mac and iOS Devices Can Cause Freezes and Resprings

A link that exploits a bug in iOS and Mac devices was shared on Twitter this afternoon, and if you receive this link through the Messages app, your iPhone or iPad can freeze up... Read more ...

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

Google Denies Creating A China-Specific Version Of Google Maps

While Google Maps is available on the desktop in China, accessing it via your mobile device through its app isn't. Presumably this might have to do with China's censorship of... Read more ...

Apple expands Siri's ‘Give me the news' feature to non-beta users & the U.K

Apple expands Siri's ‘Give me the news' feature to non-beta users & the U.K

Update : The feature is also rolling out in Australia, with ABC, SBS, and Seven Network as sources. Earlier this month, Apple started testing a new capability for Siri that... Read more ...