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PokeMatch is the ungodly offspring of Tinder and Pokemon Go

It’s one of those creations that most would have never anticipated but which, in retrospect, was inevitable. Yes, someone has created a …

Tinder

Best dual-SIM Android phones (June 2016)

While many folks can get by with a single-SIM handset, there’s something to be said about the flexibility that is afforded to you when you have a …

Phones

iPhone 7 launch could be coming early this year

Top 50 iOS 9.3.3 Jailbreak Tweaks!

Sexting is laid bare in this short documentary

The reality of being young in 2016 involves a lot of time spent on your phone. An inevitable part of growing up is exploring your own body and sexuality.<p>While this used to be a mostly physical thing, it’s now becoming more and more mediated by technology.<p>However, there are obvious dangers at hand …

Documentaries

Will smartphone encryption protect your data from hackers?

By on 24/07/2016 • ( Leave a comment )<p>Smartphones are more computer than phone and, like computers, are susceptible to hacks, viruses and malware.<p>As …

Security

Prisma: The world's coolest new app taking over your Instagram

Three months ago, 25-year-old Alexey Moiseenkov was working at Russian internet giant Mail.Ru when he had the idea to create an app that could stylise any photo at the tap of a button. Unlike other photo-editing tools that manipulate the image itself, Moiseenkov’s idea was to use deep learning to …

Edvard Munch

Robot Wars: How the deadly new House Robots were born

On the outskirts of Birmingham, a square, red-brick factory that has been producing little wheels for the last 80 years has just created four destructive machines, designed to destroy the hopes of dozens of contestants on the new series of Robot Wars, which is back this weekend after a 12-year …

Robot Wars

Games review roundup: Pokémon Go; Hawken; Hyrule Warriors Legends DLC pack 2

<b>Pokémon Go</b><p>Android, iOS, the Pokémon Company, cert: 3<br>★★<p>The concept of <i>Pokémon Go</i> is tantalising: GPS location-mapping blends with augmented reality, generating Pokémon hidden in the world around you to catch and battle on your phone, all while exploring your surroundings. In mere weeks, it’s become a …

Pokémon

Galaxy Note 7 wallpapers leak: download them here

Thanks to our friend Sir Hydarnes, we now have the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 wallpapers for you to download: right here, right now. There’s the few S Pen …

New York City

Samsung doubles wearable market share as Apple’s plummets

The International Data Corporation published its Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker a few days ago, and according to the figures, it seems …

Samsung

5 Best New iPhone / iOS GAMES 👾 July 2016 - Week 4

5 Best New iPhone / iOS APPS 📱 July 2016 - Week 4

Bear is a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose

<i>BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we take a closer look at a beautiful writing app for crafting notes and prose. Submit your startup to get featured too.</i><p>What is Bear?<p>Bear allows you to write everything from quick ideas to essays and even books, then send your work to just about anywhere …

Writing

Find your perfect fitness partner with this mobile app

<i>BetaList features the newest startups. Today, we look at an app for fitness enthusiasts. Submit your startup to get featured too.</i><p>What is Sidekick?<p>Sidekick is a mobile app for fitness enthusiasts, matching like-minded people together based on their fitness goals and personal preferences (such as …

Fitness

Don't expect big changes with the iPhone 7. Wait for 2017 (Apple Byte)

Stagefright-style vulnerability discovered in OS X and iOS, update for protection

Security researchers last year discovered what they described as ‘the worst Android vulnerability ever,’ able to infect a phone with malware simply by sending an MMS message to it. The vulnerability, dubbed Stagefright, didn’t even require people to open the message for their phone to be infected.<p>A …

Security

A Facebook bug is causing some people to experience skipping in their news feed

If you've scrolled through your Facebook news feed only to watch the feed skip to play a Live video further down on the page, you're not just …

Facebook

Pokémon Go Shatters Apple App Store Record

Another indication that this augmented reality game is very, very popular.<p>The phenomenon that is <i>Pokémon Go</i> just keeps on going.<p>More people downloaded the popular mobile game than any other app during its first week of release on the Apple App store, Apple AAPL said Friday, confirming a report from …

Pokémon

Deutsche Bank claims iPhone 7 will ship with Lighting-to-3.5mm dongle, not Lightning EarPods

A Deutsche Bank research note based on supply-chain sources claims that Apple will sell the iPhone 7 with a Lightning-to-audio dongle, rather than providing Lightning headphones, reports <i>Business Insider</i>.<p>It also suggests that the iPhone 7 Plus will have 3GB of RAM. All of the note’s other …

iPhone

[Tutorial] How To Do Face Swap On Snapchat

Loading...<p>You have probably seen the ridiculous face swap on your social media. But if you do not know how to do that, check out this tutorial to …

Snapchat

Stagefright-like flaw in iOS can take over iPhones with an iMessage

A flaw in the way Apple software handles images allows hackers to take over an iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Mac or Apple TV with a simple iMessage or email.<p>The vulnerability in Apple’s picture-handling Image I/O API means that a malicious Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) file can force a so-called …

Security

3D printers could replicate your fingerprints to help unlock phones - even after you're dead

Fusion reports that police officers contacted Michigan State University professor Anil Jain recently to recreate a dead man’s fingers using a 3D printer, so they could unlock his phone and sift through its content for clues.<p>Details are scare because the investigation is still underway. But Jain …

Phones

VHS is dead, but at least it outlived Betamax by nine months

The 40-year-war between Betamax and VHS is finally over, but while victorious 28 years ago, VHS only managed to outlive its rival by 9 months. The last VHS tape will roll off the production line at the end of this month.<p>It’s the end of the home analogue magnetic video tape era. Japan’s Funai …

Video on demand

Experiment with face swaps in a snap with this new search engine

Take a selfie and upload it for Dreambit to work its magic.<p>Ah, the future. You don't even have to use <i>Cosmopolitan Virtual Makeover</i> to try on different hairstyles and other looks these days even if you aren't proficient with Photoshop. All you need is a selfie to try out curly hair, the 1930s or …

Search Engines

Twitter adds more college sports to its video streaming lineup

Following its deal with the Pac-12, Twitter will stream live games from more conferences.<p>Twitter is adding new video streaming deals almost daily, and today it announced an agreement that pads its college sports lineup. Following last week's Pac-12 deal, the social network is teaming up with Campus …

College & University

Verizon will kick you off its network if you use too much data

Verizon isn’t messing around when it comes to data. Users that consume more than 100GB per month via legacy unlimited plans will either be forced onto tiered plans or kicked off the network altogether.<p>Speaking to Ars Technica, the company notes it affects a “small group” of users:<p>Because our …

Verizon

5 simple tricks for Facebook flirting

From the beginning of time, people have at some point viewed every piece of technology we’ve invented through a certain lens: How can this get me …

Facebook

How to Set a Video as Your Facebook Profile Pic

<i>Master your iPhone and iPad: Sign up here to get our FREE Tip of the Day delivered right to your inbox.</i><p>Awhile back, Facebook began rolling out the ability to upload a seven second video in place of your Facebook profile picture. The short video plays in place of the usual still photo and doesn’t …

Facebook