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Amazon launches Dash instant-order Internet of Things buttons in the UK

Online retailer’s challenge for the likes of Tesco, Asda and Sainsbury’s extends its Prime lock-in for taking the work out of buying toilet roll and detergent<p>Amazon has finally launched its Dash physical instant purchase buttons in the UK, bringing one-push buying of nappies, toilet roll, …

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How Facebook's News Feed Works - As Explained by Facebook

Facebook's recent F8 conference was a huge event, with a heap of information on new products, projects and the future ambitions of Zuckerberg's …

Android may be getting its own version of 3D Touch

Android users may soon get their own version of Apple's 3D Touch.<p>When Google rolled out its second preview of Android N to developers, we noted the …

Exclusive: Apple hires former Tesla VP and Aston Martin Chief Engineer for ‘special [car] project’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has an affectionate nickname for Apple: The ‘Tesla Graveyard‘. “They have hired people we’ve fired,” Musk said. “We always jokingly call Apple the ‘Tesla Graveyard.’ If you don’t make it at Tesla, you go work at Apple”. He made the comment after being asked about the so-called …

Magic Leap demo shows Microsoft’s HoloLens will have a serious competitor

Google-backed Magic Leap has uploaded a fresh demo of its head-mounted VR (technically AR) on YouTube, and gives us hope that Microsoft’s HoloLens won’t have the augmented reality market all to itself.<p>In the video, we see the wearer opening a number of notifications; a list of which appears in a …

Augmented Reality

25 promising digital design blogs to follow this year

Let me ask you a simple question. How much value you get from the blogs you read every day? Are they worth your time?<p>Whether you are a startup founder, entrepreneur or a creative freelancer you read a lot of blogs and magazines every day. In the age of digital noise, it is extremely hard to find …

See me scream while playing the Paranormal Activity VR game

This just in: I think I’m too much of a baby for horror games in VR. This afternoon I tried out the demo for Paranormal Activity: The Virtual Reality …

Play your Steam first-person shooters in full virtual reality with MyDream Swift

As the launch dates of the Oculus Rift and the HTC Vive virtual reality headsets approach, so does the release of a ton of awesome VR gaming content. To gamers with full Steam libraries however, it’s kind of a shame that once they put the headset on, most of their favorite content is no longer …

LG's wacky 'Friends' accessories might just annoy its enemies

LG didn't just roll up with a new phone. It turned up with an entourage of devices in one of the most refreshing, if a little baffling, launches in MWC history. The devices all center around the G5, and include drones, rolling robots and high-fidelity audio accessories: quite the family. LG's …

Apple may be cutting back on iPhone 6s orders

Despite the iPhone 6s’ record-shattering 13 million unit sales in its first three days, reports coming out of Apple’s supply chain suggest that manufacturer Pegatron has stopped operating several of its iPhone 6s production lines in Shanghai — and may even be laying off some employees who were …

Twitter's biggest change ever, Moments, lets you follow events

Just 24 hours after Twitter announced that Jack Dorsey would become the company’s permanent CEO, Project Lightning, the company’s long-promised way to follow events, has finally emerged.<p>It’s now called ‘Moments’ and marks the first fundamental product change since the company’s launch.<p>Moments is a …

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Facebook’s Not-Quite-A-Dislike Button Could Just Be Emoji, Which It Patented

How do you convey empathy concisely and unambiguously across languages? 😞<p>Facebook even has a patent on an Emoji reaction button. See our update below.<p>The Dislike button has been the most requested feature from Facebook’s users for years. Finally, this week CEO Mark Zuckerberg revealed the company …

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Google Is Unveiling ‘New Treats’ — Like Its Next Nexus Device — On September 29th

Good things are coming this month, and I don’t just mean our Disrupt San Francisco event next week. Google just pulled the trigger on invites to a press event later this month which could see it unveil its next Nexus device, among other things.<p>The company is inviting media to “a morning …

Here's a look inside the Facebook app that only famous people can use

It's called Facebook Mentions.<p>Mentions is a better way for influential people to "keep in touch with their fans," according to the company. It's accessible only to verified Facebook users, a privilege that was previously reserved for celebrities, sports stars, and musicians. Users are verified if …

Social Media

Peace, The Top Selling Ad Blocker From Instapaper Founder, Removed From App Store

Only a day after the launch of Apple’s new mobile operating system, iOS 9, a number of new applications aimed at blocking ads shot up to the top of the App Store’s charts. One ad blocker called Peace, from Instapaper founder Marco Arment, soon became the No. 1 most popular paid application across …

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Tech companies Stand with Ahmed, offer the young inventor opportunities

14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed and his homemade clock have sparked passion and support from thousands of people who believe he was unfairly arrested after bringing his invention to his classroom at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas.<p>His innovation has also caught the eye of tech companies that are …

#IStandwithAhmed supports teen arrested for making his own clock

Last night, the <i>Dallas Morning News</i> reported an odd story. A teenager in Irving, TX brought a homemade electronics project to school, and while his engineering teacher called it "really nice," after another teacher saw it the police got involved. He was arrested, handcuffed and potentially faced …

Why Apple's stock is about to pop

Apple’s stock has taken quite a beating during the past month, but that tide is likely about to shift as preorders for the new iPhone are on pace to …

Launch Center Pro Now Lets You Launch Apps From The iPhone’s Notification Center

When Apple first introduced its widgets platform in iOS 8, the company blocked developers from releasing apps that launched other apps via widgets added to the “Today View” in the Notification Center on the iPhone or iPad. However, Apple later relaxed the rules, allowing apps like Launcher, …

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Apple's Pencil looks great, but...

Apple's big iPad Pro came with a big surprise -- an optional stylus. It's easy to dismiss the accessory -- named Apple Pencil -- as a reaction to Microsoft's Surface and Samsung's Galaxy Note series. Whatever the motive, though, the Pencil pushes the iPad and iOS in a new direction, away from …

How to Use Content Marketing to Sell Products Online

“<i>Create content that teaches. You can’t give up. You need to be consistently awesome</i>.” – <b>Neil Patel, co-founder of Crazy Egg and KISSmetrics</b><p>If you are …

Why Southeast Asia Is Leading The World’s Most Disruptive Mobile Business Models

Sheji Ho Contributor<p>Sheji Ho is the group CMO of aCommerce.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>11 trends that will shape Southeast Asian eCommerce in 2017<br>• Alibaba’s Trojan Horse for Southeast Asia<p>Earlier this summer, more than 35,000 industry leaders gathered at Mobile World Congress Shanghai 2015 to …

South-east Asia

It’s a trap! Sphero's BB-8 is more than just a toy

Small startups can have some of the biggest dreams, just ask Sphero. Shortly after becoming the darling of 2012’s CES, the annual consumer …

Airbnb Hosted Nearly 17 Million Guests This Summer

Growth is up and to the right for Airbnb. Nearly 17 million people worldwide booked their guest stays with the peer-to-peer lodging platform this summer, according to a new travel report.<p>That’s a whopping 353x’s surge in the last five years – and a far cry from the three guests Airbnb hosted before …

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iPad Pro: ‘Monster screen’ runs full-sized side-by-side apps, LTE models, keyboard + stylus separate

Alongside the new iPhones, new Apple TV, new Apple Watch bands, and a gold anodized version of the Apple Watch Sport, Apple plans to debut a pair of new iPads on Wednesday: the larger iPad Pro and a new iPad mini. Since our report last week that the iPad Pro would be unveiled at this event, we’ve …

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Android Wear smartwatches come to the iPhone

That’s how it goes with smartwatches. They’re meant to keep you from having to pull your phone out of your pocket. You’re supposed to glance at the notifications and smile inwardly, knowing that you can ignore that ping and focus on who you’re talking to. At their best, they do exactly that. At …

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Google confirms Life Sciences as the first new company under the umbrella of Alphabet

It will work on contact lenses that can monitor your health and magnets that swim in your blood<p>Google co-founder and Alphabet president Sergey Brin published a blog post this morning announcing Life Sciences as the first new company created under the Alphabet umbrella. The move was expected, as …

Apple Launches iSight Camera Replacement Program for iPhone 6 Plus

Apple today launched an iSight Camera replacement program for the iPhone 6 Plus, which will see the company replacing the camera module in a small percentage of iPhone 6 Plus devices that have a faulty rear-facing camera.<p>According to a new support page dedicated to the replacement program, some …

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