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Instagram built a brand-new app to make photo collages

You're about to see a lot more picture grids in your Instagram feed<p>If you've spent any time on Instagram over the last few years, you've almost certainly noticed the proliferation of collage pictures — even though Instagram's default image size is rather small, users often take several photos and …

Facebook officially launches nostalgia-inducing 'On This Day' feature

A few years ago, Facebook started testing a feature called "On This Day." It was a feed of everything you posted to Facebook on a given date years in the past, as well as photos and posts you were tagged in on that date. Now, almost two years later, Facebook is officially launching On This Day — a …

Asus Transformer Book T300 Chi review

Take a look at the side profile of your laptop. Chances are, it's anywhere from a half an inch to an inch thick, replete with a handful of USB ports, a power plug, headphone jack, and maybe an SD card slot. I can all but guarantee that it's thicker than the laptop I'm currently using to write this …

The Apple Watch screen is totally different to what's in your iPhone

Developer Craig Hockenberry has published a post looking at the limitations of different types of screens. He points out that Apple is moving away from LCD screens (which are found in iPhones and iPods) in favour of the new AMOLED tech. And it's a bigger change than you might think.<p>For starters, a …

Leap Motion Is Bringing Hand Tracking To The OSVR Headset In May

The open-source OSVR virtual reality headset is getting one of its first peripherals in the form of an optional faceplate that brings hand tracking to virtual reality projects via an embedded camera.<p>Powered by Leap Motion‘s sensors and software, the add-on will support projects that previously took …

Woz says Apple would never hire him or Steve Jobs today

Steve Wozniak thinks he and co-founder Steve Jobs could never have found employment at the company they created together, had they been in their twenties in 2015.<p>“I look at the experience and education levels you need to get a job at Apple today and I think, ‘Well, Steve Jobs and I never could’ve …

HTC's beefier M9 for China leaks with sharper screen and fingerprint reader

Rumor of a beefier HTC One M9 variant -- aka "M9+" -- had been floating around for some time, but we've remained skeptical until we came across the latest batch of leaks. Better yet, some of these are backed up by an official (poorly made but actually legit) Beijing launch invitation sent out …

Mobile Technology

Chinese manufacturers are trying to kill the smartphone bezel

I remember a time when I didn’t know — or care — what a bezel was. Now, thanks to the efforts of Chinese smartphone manufacturers, I may be able to forget about this component all together. (If you don't already know, it's the metal or plastic bit that surrounds a screen.) A slew of new devices …

Apple just bought a tiny database company called FoundationDB

We've reached out to Apple and FoundationDB to confirm. Neither company has posted anything official about the acquisition yet, but CrunchFund — the VC company cofounded by Michael Arrington, the guy that founded TechCrunch — was an investor. So TechCrunch's scoop seems solid.<p>And given Apple's …

Startups

YouTube will reportedly take on Twitch with a new game streaming service

Google may not have acquired Twitch as was long rumored, but it looks like it may still be getting into video game streaming in a big way. According to a report from <i>The Daily Dot</i>, Google-owned YouTube is set to launch a new live-streaming service that will have a heavy emphasis on video games, and …

Dell's XPS 13 is a look at the future of laptops

The perfect portable computer is something we’ve been chasing for decades. Ideally, it’s an exceptionally light, incredibly thin computer that can fit comfortably on our lap and slip into a shoulder bag. It should easily last all day or more without needing to be plugged in. It needs to be powerful …

Sony SmartWatch 3 review: Android Wear can be remarkably unremarkable

Almost since Android was introduced, it's been followed by people (including me) complaining about manufacturer customizations to the software. Companies like Samsung, Motorola, and LG used to layer horrifically bad software UI on top of the "pure" Android experience. They're better now, but still, …

Wear OS

Could Apple really be about to make cars?

Speculation that computing giant Apple is to start building cars has been one of this week’s biggest tech stories. But how likely is it – and what challenges does Apple face to become a carmaker? Jack Stewart investigates.<p>At the moment it is all just speculation – a sea of rumour and what-ifs, all …

Magic Leap sheds light on its retina-based augmented-reality 3D displays

Magic Leap is working on a tiny 3D technology that can shine images on your retinas, creating augmented reality that blends the real world with fantasy.<p>Rachel Metz, who wrote about Magic Leap for MIT Technology Review, explained what the mystery company (a startup that raised $542 million from …

Bang & Olufsen's latest wireless speaker is a gorgeous lunchbox

Bang & Olufsen's Beolit 12 AirPlay speaker impressed us a few years back by packing great sound into an attractive package. The only issue was that, at $799, it was more expensive than most could justify. Now, the company has just released the Beolit 15, an updated Bluetooth speaker that's just as …

Mark Zuckerberg wants to build a kind of 911 service for internet access

Zuckerberg compared Internet.org to 911 in the US, in that both are designed to provide necessary services.<p>"The model that we consider this to be most similar to is 911 in the U.S," said Zuckerberg.<p>"So even if you haven't paid for a phone plan, you can always dial 911, and if there is a crime or a …

Developer hacks Android Wear to show iPhone notifications (Video)

<b>From 9to5Google:</b><p>Android Wear is great, but if you’re an iOS user, it looks like the Apple Watch is going to be your only option for a while. Google has yet to make any of Android Wear’s functionality compatible with Apple’s operating system, and it doesn’t look like they plan to do so any time …

HTC One M9 store images hint at an evolutionary phone design

HTC's plans for March 1st might just be out in the open. <i>MobileGeeks</i> has spotted German store listings for a new One phone whose images bear an uncanny resemblance to the One M9 spy photos from last month, complete with an oversized camera space and a flashy silver-and-gold color scheme for one …

Phones

Here's what the Apple Watch software would look like running on an iPhone

Once again, looking at your phone is the new looking at your watch<p>Inspired by an article on <i>9to5Mac</i>, developer Lucas Menge programmed a home screen for the iPhone inspired by the Apple Watch's visualization. Gone are the rows of apps, replaced by the honeycomb structure of the upcoming tiny …

More than 2m 3D printers will be sold in 2018, analysts

3D-printer shipments will grow exponentially until 2018, according to analysts at Gartner.<p>But even with that growth rate, 3D printing is likely to remain a niche pursuit for many years to come, as the firm predicts worldwide shipments of 3D printers to be just 2.3m in 2018.<p>“As radical as the …

Razer Announces Leviathan 5.1 Surround Soundbar Subwoofer Combo

Razer expands its audio line even further.<p>Gaming PC and peripheral company, Razer, has announced a new Leviathan surround soundbar and independent …

Motorola's Droid Turbo comes to Verizon on Thursday

More power, more battery, more everything<p>After months of speculation and a nearly endless stream of leaks, Motorola and Verizon today announced the latest smartphone in the Droid family, the Droid Turbo. The Turbo takes the place of the Droid Ultra from last year — the Droid Maxx and Droid Mini …

Goji is an emoji keyboard that recommends great food and drinks

Gowalla founder Josh Williams is back<p>We've seen predictive keyboards, doodle keyboards, and even GIF keyboards for Apple's latest mobile operating system, iOS 8. Now, we're getting a first look at Goji, a keyboard that uses the emoji we already use to propose plans, to actually help us make them. …

The iPad Mini Is the New iPod Touch

Apple's annual iPad event is upon us. The company is expected to release updated versions of the iPad Air and iPad mini, both with Touch ID, faster …

How to use the QuickType keyboard on iPhone and iPad

QuickType is Apple's predictive keyboard that gets smarter as you use it. Since QuickType is contextually aware of your conversation, it can even …

Keyboard Shortcuts

New Images of iPad Air 2 Parts Show Touch ID Home Button Cable, Logic Board With A8X Chip, and More

<i>Apple.club.tw</i> (Google Translate) has shared new images that appear to show a variety of components from the iPad Air 2, which include pictures of the logic board, home button flex cable, front panel, and volume control flex cable.<p>The home button flex cable appears to contain a space for a Touch ID …

Samsung unveils 105-inch Curved and Bendable UHD TVs

At IFA 2014, Samsung isn’t just about Android smarrtphones, or even Android printers for that matter. It is also giving the crowd something gawk at …

Moto 360 smartwatch on sale now for $250, metal bands coming this fall

Motorola's long-awaited smartwatch is finally ready to be released, at least in the US. After roughly five months since being unveiled, the Moto 360 is due to hit the consumer market at last, one that's been so patiently awaiting its arrival. Starting today at noon ET, those of you in the States …

The new Moto X could be the best Android phone ever made

Today, Motorola announced its second-generation Moto X, the successor to the company’s rebooted flagship smartphone that was unveiled just over a year ago. Yes, the phone will simply be called Moto X again — not X+1, as some rumors had suggested — and it’ll be available for the same $499 unlocked …

Nearly Complete iPhone 6 Assembled From Parts Compared to iPhone 5s in New Video