Thursday, August 16, 2018

Instagram Stories vs Snapchat Stories: Which is better?

Contrary to many of its users, I wasn’t immediately turned off by Instagram stealing a feature from Snapchat. The execution was better, the admission that...

Google Daydream is set to launch in the coming weeks

We may not have to wait long for Google’s Daydream VR platform. According to a report by Bloomberg, Daydream is set to launch in “the...

How to sell or trade in your iPhone 6 or 6s

The iPhone 7 hasn't even been officially announced yet, but you're already lusting over its (rumored) pressure-sensitive home button and dual cameras. Problem is,...

Who did win speed comparison between the iPhone 6S and Samsung...

The folks over at PhoneBuff published a speed comparison between the iPhone 6S and Samsung Note 7. Spoiler: the iPhone wins, by a lot. In...

Lifestage: Facebook’s Answer To Snapchat

Social network releases stand-alone, video-based app Facebook is again trying to tackle one of its biggest problems and lure in elusive younger users. The social networking...

Android 7.0 Nougat released: Want the latest? Get a Nexus

Google surprised everyone when it launched a public beta of the Android Nougat back in March. Annual updates are nothing new for Android, but not only...

Think twice before you take your next food Instagram photo

This young woman finding just the right angle for her delicious pasta, you've probably just wanted to take a nice picture of your meal...

It’s critical time for Apple and the iPhone 7

People have been talking trash about Apple. They claim its best days are over. Its revenue engine, the iPhone, is slowing down and the...

Pokémon Go isn’t cute anymore

When the game first came out, the app was praised for getting people out of the house, exercising and meeting new people. But stampedes...

Twitter is no longer a social app

Recently, Twitter added a quality filter meant to help us all distill our timelines. It’s a handy feature, but I think it’s the clearest...

Apple may launch three new iPhones in 2017

We’ve already heard plenty of rumors that Apple is introducing a curved display for the 2017 iPhone, but new reports are suggesting that this...

Mimo popularizing the idea of learning to code on mobile devices

Apple’s new iPad app Swift Playgrounds is popularizing the idea of learning to code on mobile devices, not desktop computers. But its focus is...

Instagram and eCommerce has the most clicking

Instagram is all the rage - for new membership growth, for social sharing, for ad sales, for engagement, for everything. Check this out - this graph...

Facebook’s Lifestage Is Built By Teens, for Teens

“What if I figured out a way to take Facebook from 2004 and bring it to 2016? What if every field in your profile...

New ‘Pokemon Go’ Smart Glasses Allow Hands-Free Gaming

While the first official Pokémon Go wearable is still several weeks away, that hasn't stopped at least one enterprising developer from hacking together a...

Don’t miss these apps!

With all the news about driverless cars, Tinder and No Man's Sky, you may have missed some of this week's best new apps. Each weekend,...

Facebook’s new iOS features will never see the light of day

Facebook developers are always tinkering away behind the scenes on new features. Most of them never see the light of day, but it’s always...

Facebook Live’s new feature will make broadcasts more fun

According to a reliable source we spoke to this morning, Facebook is set to begin a phased rollout of a new feature that allows for...

Motorola says Samsung stole their always on display

Tech companies copy off of each other. That has always happened, and always will happen. Still Motorola is apparently not happy about Samsung (and...

Chrome apps are dying

Google today announced that it’s planning to phase out support for its browser-based Chrome apps for every single OS except – of course –...

Your Instagram photos reveal your mental health

Your mental health is reflected in the images you choose to post on social media, say researchers who have trained a machine to spot...

Users of Snapchat are complaining of problem accessing the service

Some Snapchat users are experiencing outages. While the app works just fine for some editors here at TheNextWeb, I’m unable to log in, and Snapchat...

Pokemon Sun and Moon Gets New Fire/Dragon Type Pokemon

Certain types of Pokémon in Nintendo's long-running franchise have never made much sense. Take a pocket monster like Charizard, for example. Despite being a literal dragon,...

Make your life easier with 6 social media tools

Social media has been hailed both as a powerful business tool and one of our greatest time-wasters. In many cases, it's actually both concurrently, but...

Following or Stalking? Do’s and Don’ts for social selling

You know who your target customer is - you know her name, title, and responsibility. But, you've never had a conversation with her, so,...

The six tips increasing your Snapchat engagement

Want to know why you aren’t getting more people watching your Snapchat stories? Did you jump onto Snapchat and are floundering around like a...

Google will release the next version of Android very soon

The company plans to begin the rollout of Android 7.0 Nougat Monday, Aug. 22, according to Canadian carrier Telus, which posted the date on...

The Tesla Model S now has wireless charging

Aftermarket EV charging company Evatran is almost ready to start shipping its Plugless wireless charging aftermarket solution to Tesla Model S owners who pre-ordered...

Twitter’s new two features give users more control

Twitter introduced two features Thursday in an effort to give users more control on what notifications they receive and tweets they see All Twitter users...

Apple iPhone 7 camera shown in new photo leaks

The regular-sized model of the iPhone 7 with a 4.7-inch screen will have a camera that features optical image stabilization (OIS), according to a...

Facebook is open-sourcing its AI bot-building research

Every day, billions of pieces of content are shared on Facebook. To keep up with the data, Facebook has been using a variety of...

Hopes and dreams about Apple Watch 2

It’s almost that time of year: Apple event season. Rumors are swirling about the next iPhone event, which is likely to be held on...

Facebook and Unity have announced partnership for gaming platform

Facebook may try to compete with Steam, or at least win back revenue lost when casual gaming shifted to mobile. Today Facebook formally announced...

The latest update of Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge brings more...

According to reports coming out of Italy this weekend, the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge handsets in the country are receiving an update that...

Don’t buy the original Apple Watch yet

The original Apple Watch was officially released in April of 2015 and instead of fully refreshing the device, Apple has since then introduced a...

How does Pokémon Go influence on new tech?

Pokémon Go has changed the trajectory of the world on a scale just slightly smaller than Google Search and Facebook, but still to a...

Twitter might finally be adding night mode to its iOS app

Last month, Twitter added a night mode for Android users, hoping that it would drive people to use the app and boost its flagging...

Pokémon Go could be a gold mine for small business owners

If you’ve ever been to Nashua, New Hampshire, you have surely been down Main Street. Main Street is like any other main strip in...

The best hypothesis has been about iPhone 7: stereo speakers

The most controversial change on the new iPhone 7 will be the removal of the headphone jack. You'll either love it or hate it....

Google is building a completely new operating system

Here’s a bit of unexpected Friday news: Google is building a completely new operating system. As in, not just an upgrade to Android or...

Niantic permanent bans Pokemon GO to players

Game maker Niantic, the developer behind mobile sensation Pokémon Go, is now issuing permanent bans to players who violate its terms of service. Though...

Hackers Can Steal Your Data by Listening to Your Hard Drive

Do you think your data is safe because your computer isn’t connected to the internet or a network? Wrong. As security researchers recently demonstrated,...

Samsung will reveal its latest Gear S3 smartwatch in IFA event...

No confirmation, but tons of rumors and precedent for a reveal at the German trade show. Samsung typically has a strong presence at the IFA...

Will Apple’s new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus be boring?

We're likely less than a month away from the unveiling of the new iPhone 7, and the rumor mill is in high gear, with...

What does Pokémon Go mean for the development of AR/VR?

“Stop calling Pokémon Go AR,” say the purists. But who cares what you call something that is so successful? Just be glad it happened,...

Apple Watch is coming with Double Sided Strap

Like a horological version of a mullet, watchmaker Sinn has created something it calls the Dual Strap System allowing someone to wear both a...

Instagram is testing new ways to improve for video channels

Instagram is known as a place to post still photos, but the future is video. Mashable has discovered a new video "Channels" section located within the...

Mall converted its lobby into a designated Pokémon Go arena

While having your house designated as a Pokémon gym can be quite the awful experience, businesses have a lot to gain from such circumstances – and one shopping mall...
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