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Whatsapp to let companies message users

<b>Whatsapp has changed its privacy policy to let businesses send messages to people using the service.</b><p>The company suggested messages typically sent via SMS text message - such as flight alerts from airlines - could be sent on Whatsapp instead.<p>It said companies would be able to send appointment …

WhatsApp

Amazon will donate Kindles to promote digital reading

Amazon aims to promote digital reading around the world and has established a new program called Kindle Reading Fund to achieve that goal. The Fund will be in charge of donating Kindle e-readers, Fire tablets and ebooks to various recipients, such as reading programs in developing nations. To make …

Amazon

Apple wants Unicode Consortium to add these 5 new emoji

iOS 10 will include over 100 new emoji. Apple things that’s about five too few.<p>Apple’s Peter Edberg, a software engineer that’s been with the company 28 years, reached out to the Unicode Technical Committee recently and shared five mockups that he — and Apple — think should be included.<p>The new …

Unicode

Twitter's new Message button lets people DM you from your site

Twitter has launched a new embeddable button that you can place on your site to allow visitors to send you a direct message – negating the need for them to first visit your profile or look up your handle on the social network.<p>That should make it easier for businesses to offer another channel for …

Twitter

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 review: the king of the phablets returns

The Galaxy Note 7 is the return to the UK for Samsung’s king of the stylus-equipped phablets, but does anyone really want a stylus anymore?<p>Even if the answer is “no” and you never touch the “S Pen”, the Note 7 offers something else. It is one of the first phones of any size that users can unlock …

Samsung

Help quake victims near you by disabling your Wi-Fi password

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake struck central Italy on Wednesday morning, killing at least 247 people in the small towns in that area.<p>Disaster relief organizations are already working hard to rescue survivors and search for more of them. To aid their efforts, the Italian Red Cross has asked citizens …

Wi-Fi

Tax warning over unlocked pensions

<b>Some people are being hit with an unexpected tax bill after unlocking their money from a pension pot, according to Citizens Advice.</b><p>Others are facing reductions in welfare payments owing to the income received by releasing the funds.<p>The so-called pension freedoms began in April 2015.<p>Since then, …

Money

Atletico Madrid's Javier Manquillo undergoing Sunderland medical

By James Dale<p>Last Updated: 24/08/16 10:43pm<p>Liverpool ended Javier Manquillo's loan early in 2015<p>Javier Manquillo is undergoing a medical at …

Spanish Football

Claudio Bravo to Man City: Why he's always been Pep Guardiola's man

Adam Bate<p>Comment and Analysis @ghostgoal<p>Claudio Bravo to Man City: Why he's always been Pep Guardiola's man<p>Last Updated: 25/08/16 5:56am<p>Pep Guardiola …

Pep Guardiola

Siri's voice to benefit from machine learning improvements in Apple's iOS 10

When iOS 10 arrives this fall — most likely in September — Siri's voice should sound a little more natural thanks to machine learning technology …

Machine Learning

Best smartphone cameras: Galaxy S7 vs. iPhone 6s vs. Nexus 6P vs. Lumia 950

Samsung vs. iPhone, Nexus vs. Lumia. It's time to find out who makes <i>the best</i> smartphone camera.Recently a new smartphone waltzed onto the scene, …

Verizon

Best Note-Taking Apps for iOS

You are using an <b>outdated</b> browser. Please upgrade your browser to improve your experience.<p>Stay in Sync<p>You can stay organized and on top of things with …

iOS

How to Switch Directions in Panorama Mode on Your iPhone

Panorama Mode in the iPhone Camera app is an awesome way to capture the full shot. Instead of being limited to the edges of your screen, Panorama mode allows you to move your phone and capture a wider shot. Your phone then stitches the multiple shots into one long, beautiful image. Panorama mode is …

iPhone

Honor's latest dual-camera smartphone comes to Europe

After Asia, Europe is typically the next destination for new devices from Huawei's Honor brand. Though the new Honor 8 was recently announced for the US market (read our full hands-on here), the smartphone is actually launching first in Europe, where it's available today for €399, or £370 if you …

Europe

Amazon might launch a pair of new music services, report says (CNET Update)

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 vs Galaxy Note 5: Yesterday vs Tomorrow

Mobile web to annoy us less thanks to Google (CNET Update)

Should you read this article now or save it for later? There's a Chrome extension to help you decide

A year ago, I wrote about how I frequently save interesting articles I stumble upon online to read later – perhaps too frequently. My Pocket reading queue is now impossible to scroll through to the end.<p>However, I found a Chrome extension that helps me cut that list down to size – it adds tags to …

Chrome Web Store

Top 5 Free Weather Apps for iPhone

The Apple weather app that comes preinstalled on all iPhones is easy to use and simple to navigate; however, it doesn’t give you a whole lot of detail. You can see a general expectation of this week in weather, but that’s about all. Luckily, there are plenty of weather apps available in the App …

iPhone

Apple buys startup so users can store, transfer health records

Apple has made another move that could make iOS the de facto health platform of the future. According to a new report from Fast Company, it has purchased Gliimpse, a startup aimed at secure medical record transfers.<p>Gliimpse allows users to gather records from various sources (like doctor’s offices …

Startups

Apple Announces 2016 Apple Music Festival in London

Apple today announced its 2016 Apple Music Festival, a free annual concert series that will see big name artists performing at the London Roundhouse. This year's event will take place from September 18 to September 30.<p>Apple Music Festival 10 returns to London in September for 10 exhilarating nights …

Festivals

Microsoft's latest acquisition hints at AI scheduling in Office

Hate the song and dance involved in finding just the right time to hold a meeting? Microsoft does too. It's acquiring Genee, whose centerpiece is an AI-powered virtual assistant that helps you schedule events in sync with your itinerary. Email both a client and Genee while you're arranging a lunch …

Microsoft

How to Automatically Start Each Note with a Headline

By default, when you create a new note in the Notes app, you’re immediately creating the body of the note. This is so you can jump straight into the thought you were having and get it on “paper” in the Notes app. However, it’s easier to keep notes organized and know what is what if each note has …

How-To's

This Weird Trick for Clearing Storage on iPhone Actually Works

An unusual trick for clearing storage on iPhone has been popping up around the web recently. You can do it right from your phone in a minute without deleting any photos, music, or other data. To create storage space, you'll need to fool iTunes into thinking you want to Rent a movie, but when there …

iPhone

Google removing support for Chrome Apps in Mac browser by 2018

Google is continuing a migration away from Chrome apps, and has revealed a plan to cut packaged and hosted apps from its standalone Web browser in …

Google Chrome

Top 5 most popular Android apps from last week: Google Duo, skyler

Every week we cover new Android apps with Fresh Meat on Wednesday, followed by Android Gaming on Thursday and Top 10 App Updates on Friday. When …

Google

How to Save an Apple Map Location in the Notes App

Whether you want to use this feature to take travel journaling notes about your adventures or to remember a particular place you went that you liked, saving a Map location in Notes is easy to do on your iPhone. You could add the location to your Map Favorites as well, but placing the location in …

Maps

Facebook launches Lifestage app for school teens

<b>Facebook has launched a new social media app aimed at school teenagers.</b><p>Members of Lifestage, currently only available on Apple devices in the US, upload pictures and videos based around feelings, likes and dislikes. These are then turned into video profiles.<p>All posts are public and there are no …

Facebook

This Spotify theme brings back everything we loved about Rdio

Rdio, the now-dead music streaming service, lives on via a Spotify theme for the desktop.<p>While it’s not a recreation of Rdio, Spotio at least makes your Spotify experience feel a lot more like Rdio. To get it, you’ll have to ump through a few hoops, but design-concious listeners may just want to do …

Spotify

Twitter's Official iOS App Adds a New Dark Mode

Twitter announced today that the mode has begun to roll out to users. You can turn it on in a few steps.<p>Late last week, Twitter also unveiled changes …

App Store