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3 easy ways to make photos look better after you take them (CNET How To)

iOS

Vanishing app: Snapchat struggles as Facebook bites back

Losses are steep and user growth is anaemic leaving investors fearful the latest ‘new Facebook’ has run out of steam<p>Is Snapchat – the social media app famous for its disappearing messages – in danger of doing a vanishing act of its own? It’s a question some are asking after investors turned on the …

Evan Spiegel

This week on AI: Apple's 'iPhone 8' September-bound, record share prices & more

Leaks about the "iPhone 8" became a flood, perhaps the most important one suggesting that the phone will indeed ship in September, alongside a "7s" …

IPhone 8

How to quickly rearrange your home screen in iOS 11

Tired of moving your apps around one by one? This new trick in iOS 11 will help speed things up.<p>If you're an app hoarder, setting up a new phone can be a slog. Dragging and dropping all the application icons into their correct place can take quite a long time, especially with iOS devices, since …

iOS

Apple Pay Could Launch in Germany as Early as Next Month

Hints about when Apple Pay is coming to Germany have been few and far between over the last year, with negotiations between Apple and German banks allegedly stalling due to conflicting views over fees and controls.<p>The last rumor came back in May and suggested that Apple Pay would launch in the …

Apple Pay

This teen's iOS app uses machine learning to deliver the dankest memes to your iPhone

Like memes? You’ll probably love 17-year-old Anushk Mittal’s new iOS app, Memeois. It brings you fresh memes from around the web and uses machine learning to tailor your feed to your taste.<p>You can scroll through an endless stream of memes and heart the ones you like to begin training the app. Over …

Machine Learning

Set it and forget it: 5 things you should always automate on your phone

Our modern Android devices open the door to a connected, high-tech world that years ago we only dreamed was possible. The power and capability of our Android phones and tablets continue to increase, and as a result they are getting smarter and smarter. With just a little setup, it’s amazing how …

Automation

See the future Firefox right now

Mozilla is working on a major overhaul of its web browser. Its official release is still months away, but you can take a Firefox 57 for a spin today.<p>Mozilla is prepping a new version of Firefox in an effort to rally in the race for browser supremacy, which currently has Chrome way out in front. The …

Software

10 Must-Have Apps for Running a Business

Online Editorial Assistant<p>Running a business is no walk in the park. Luckily, with the help of today's technology, it doesn't have to be as difficult.<p>There are an abundance of apps today to make your job as a business owner, manager or leader a little bit easier. By utilizing some of this tech, you …

Small Business

The best tablet you can buy right now

You can probably guess<p>For a hot minute, tablets were both super interesting and super hard to define. Sure, there was the iPad, but there were also other contenders. Android blurred the line between phones and tablets with 7-inch slabs. Microsoft pushed out Windows Surface devices that were …

Tablets

New iPhone 8, Apple TV and Apple Watch details from Apple leak (Apple Byte)

Apple Watch

YouTube's new chat feature lets you discuss videos without leaving the app

Today, YouTube launched a new feature within its family of mobile applications, allowing users to share videos in a chat-like interface with friends. Here’s how it works.<p>The intent of this feature is unabashedly to keep discussion of videos on the YouTube platform, rather than have users head …

Mobile Apps

The best free antivirus tools for Windows and Mac

It’s fair to say that an antivirus should be one of the first software you install on your computer. If you’re running Windows, the built-in Defender …

Malware

7 simple things you need to do to get faster Wi-Fi

Fast Wi-Fi is like good air-conditioning or clean tap water: You don’t notice it until it’s gone. For most chronic multitaskers, dealing with a slow, …

Wi-Fi

Global money service TransferWise adds Apple Pay support in US, other countries

TransferWise on Thursday announced U.S. support for sending money via Apple Pay, plus similar compatibility in Australia, Switzerland, France, Spain, …

Banking

Comcast's live TV streaming service could launch by year’s end

Earlier this year, rumors circulated that Comcast was planning to launch Xfinity Instant TV, a live TV streaming service for Comcast internet customers that don't have a cable package. During an earnings conference call today, Comcast CEO Brian Roberts and NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke said the …

Smart TV

Google Chrome is making it much easier to inspect security certificates

Google Chrome is making it easier to inspect how secure the websites you visit are without having to leave the page.<p>The latest iteration of the browser brings back the ability to effortlessly look up certificate details straight from the security interface in the address bar.<p>Users running the …

Google

Fitbit makes Cortana your new workout partner

Fitbit might have had a few issues (okay, <i>many</i> issues) developing their long-expected smartwatch, but they have some good news today if you use Windows. You can now use the Fitbit skill with Cortana, Windows' virtual personal assistant. Microsoft introduced the Cortana Skills Kit earlier this year, …

Microsoft

The iPod Touch is a gateway drug

Surprising few, Apple today discontinued the iPod Shuffle and iPod Nano. It’s an end of an era, and I think a lot of people — particularly from my generation — will be sad to see it go.<p>What surprised some was Apple sparing the iPod Touch from the axe. In fact, it didn’t just spare it, but it …

iOS

Top 10 New Android Games This Week: Tap Tap Football, Knight Fever

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but …

RPGs

YouTube Red will merge with Google Play Music soon, and I can't wait

Google is finally taking the most logical step towards growing its streaming business: it’s set to merge YouTube Red with Google Play Music, which should make it easier for subscribers to find the tunes they want without all the confusion of the company’s myriad offerings.<p>That’s from Lyor Cohen, …

Google

How to add a family member to a shared iCloud storage plan in iOS 11

Here's how you'll be able to add a family member to your iCloud storage plan in iOS 11.<i>Apple occasionally offers updates to iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and</i> …

iOS

Microsoft is planning to kill off Paint after 32 years

Long-standing basic graphics editing program, used throughout childhoods since the 1980s, has been marked for death<p>Microsoft’s next Windows 10 update, called the Autumn (or Fall in the US) Creators Update, will bring a variety of new features. But one long-standing stalwart of the Windows …

Microsoft

iPhone 8 Exclusive: Apple's Biggest Changes Revealed

One week ago I was able to exclusively confirm the iPhone 8 design, but there wasn’t a lot of detail. That changes today…<p>Expanding upon that report I have again worked with luxury case maker Nodus to delve deeper into Apple’s supply chain. Now I am able to go into greater detail about the all new …

The weather app dominating the field of aviation with over 26 million downloads

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Aviation

Apple is finally fixing the worst thing about WiFi

Apple is finally fixing the worst thing about WiFi.<p>It's an experience all too well known to anyone who uses the internet in public: you connect once …

Wi-Fi

How to use a password manager (and why you really should)

If for some cruel reason I was forced to rewrite that mid-‘90s viral essay / hit single “Wear Sunscreen,” I would replace the titular advice with a simple plea: use a password manager. Like sunscreen, it can be a hassle to apply, but it’s an easy way to stop yourself from getting burned.<p>The reasons …

Cybersecurity

New version of Google Drive goes live

Google Drive

You can now explore the International Space Station with Google Maps Street View

Not content with giving us eye-level views of millions of miles of roads, Google Maps has now entering the stratosphere. In a blog post published yesterday, Google announced that you can now explore the International Space Station (ISS) with Street View.<p>Of course, Google did not send its 360-degree …

NASA