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GeneratePress: il tema ideale da utilizzare con Beaver Builder, Elementor e i page builder per WordPress

Una delle tendenze che da diversi anni è in forte crescita nel mondo WordPress è sicuramente quella dei page builder, ossia di quei plugin che …

Facebook Engagement for Brands and Publishers Falls 20% In 2017

The average number of engagements with Facebook posts created by brands and publishers has fallen by over 20% since January 2017.<p>We analyzed over 880 …

Pinterest is finally adding a feature users have been craving for years

Up until now, Pinterest images were static — you could click to enlarge them, but there was no way to actually zoom in on those images within the app. Now, zooming will work on both images and GIFs, and will work by pinching an image with your thumb and index finger.<p>Pinterest said the new feature …

Infographics
Setup

Low Email CTR? Here’s Why You Should Delete Subscribers | SEJ

By 2018, you’ll get over 140 emails each day.<p>Billions are already sent daily, adding up to trillions annually (how many zeroes is that even?!).<p>Email …

Marketing

Google's Waze to Launch Rideshare Carpooling Service to Compete With Uber

Get paid to drive your neighbor to work.<p>Google is preparing to expand a San Francisco carpooling program in a move that could that could set up a showdown with its one-time ally, the popular ride-hailing service Uber.<p>The plans will build upon a test service that Google's navigation app Waze …

Windows 10 computers crash when Amazon Kindles are plugged in

Microsoft’s Anniversary update causes ‘blue screen of death’ and forced reboot when e-readers are connected, users report<p>Dozens of Microsoft Windows 10 users are reporting that their computers crash when plugging in Amazon Kindles.<p>The issue appears to be caused by the recent Windows 10 Anniversary …

IPad Pro

Can this wearable prevent type 2 diabetes?

King’s Health Partners, an academic health science center in the U.K., will trial a wearable and mobile app program that tries to prevent patients from developing type 2 diabetes.<p>The program will take place in Lambeth and Southwark, two London boroughs. 200 patients, who are the most at-risk of …

Diabetes

Denso wants to fight driver fatigue with a shot of cold air

A new system by the auto-parts maker uses cameras to detect driver drowsiness, and the air-conditioner to wake the driver up.<p>If you struggle with late night driving, new technology from Denso may be your savior. The Japanese auto-parts manufacturer has developed an in-car ecosystem to battle …

Driverless Cars

Meesho wants to make selling through WhatsApp more efficient and less painful

WhatsApp may have over one billion active users each month but it continues to frustrate the many small businesses that rely on it for sales but suffer for its lack of advanced features.<p>Messaging services like Line, WeChat and even Facebook Messenger have become platforms that let business users …

Apps

Google is working on ‘Fuchsia,’ a new operating system that isn’t based on Linux

As per a new Google project over on Github, the company is working on a brand new operating system. The new OS, currently dubbed Fuchsia, would add to Google’s current operating system offerings, namely Android and Chrome OS. This wouldn’t be an upgrade or replacement for either, but rather …

Tim Cook just admitted Apple is working on a new computing platform

In an interview with The Washington Post published Sunday, Cook said Apple is "doing a lot of things" with augmented reality (AR), the technology that puts digital images on top of the real world.<p>Here's the full quote:<p>"I think AR is extremely interesting and sort of a core technology. So, yes, it's …

Augmented Reality

Instagram’s version of Snapchat has finally turned it into a real video product

More video, please.<p>It’s been more than a week since Instagram launched Stories, a feature cloned from Snapchat that lets people upload photos and videos that expire after 24 hours.<p>One thing I've noticed: There's a lot more video in the app. And the video I see is different — not nearly as polished …

Mark Zuckerberg

Temporary Tattoos Become Computer Interfaces in New MIT Project

PhD candidates at the MIT Media Lab have demonstrated a technique for producing customizeable user interfaces in the form of temporary decorative …

Wearable Tech

Twitter will soon open up Moments to all users

Twitter's Moments feature is about to get bigger.<p>The company is opening up Moments to a slew of new partners, including brands, and plans to make the …

New MacBook Pro may pack Touch ID power button

Apple’s upcoming MacBook Pro refresh won’t just bring a fancy OLED touchbar for customizable function keys, but also the first Touch ID sensor on a Mac, according to a new report. And it will be built into the notebook’s power button.<p>Reliable KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo first promised us a …

Internaut day: The world's first public website went online 25 years ago today

On this day 25 years ago the world's first website went live to the public. The site, created by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, was a basic text page with hyperlinked words that connected to other pages.<p>Berners-Lee used the public launch to outline his plan for the service, which would come to dominate life …

Tim Berners Lee

Dropbox launches Paper note-taking app in open beta, releases Android and iOS apps

Dropbox today is launching dedicated Android and iOS apps for its Dropbox Paper collaborative note-taking program, which has been previously limited to the web. Also today, Dropbox is graduating Dropbox Paper to open beta, meaning that anyone can start using it right away, and there’s no need to …

Instagram's anti-abuse comment filter is rolling out now

As detailed last week, Instagram is now letting some of its users ban certain words from appearing in comments on their posts. The photo-sharing social network has now introduced a new filter that users can manually customize by adding words of their choosing that they want excluded, potentially …

Celebrity Gossip

Waze’s new feature will remind you not to leave your child in your car

Navigational app Waze might help give you directions on the road, but it’s now poised to help with a real problem: children left in hot cars. The company has introduced a new feature designed to remind drivers to not forget a child.<p>Waze has introduced a new feature: Child Reminder, which will …

Maps