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It lets you type whatever is on your mind in different creative styles without a need of uploading a photo or video. "Then, you can pick different background colors, highlight words and phrases or add a background photo". The updates will be arriving in a new version of the app, being pushed out to iOS and Android users now. Susan Rose, Instagram's director of product marketing, said the company doesn't have a scheduled date for making the carousel ads available to self-serve advertisers.
  • Fitness Tracker Map May Be Bad News for US Military

    Fitness Tracker Map May Be Bad News for US Military

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    However, users based in the military - many in hot spots such as Niger, Syria and Iraq - are keen users of the app, with many not turning it off while posted to these hot spots. The global heatmap contains more than 1 billion activities logged on Strava from 2015 through September 2017. The U.S. -led coalition against the Islamic State said on Monday it is revising its guidelines on the use of all wireless and technological devices on military facilities as a result of the ...
  • Sky UK & Ireland adds 157000 TV, 30000 broadband products

    Sky UK & Ireland adds 157000 TV, 30000 broadband products

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    While there has been no United Kingdom launch date confirmed, Sky specified a 2018 launch date in its original announcement previous year. Jeremy Darroch , Sky's chief executive, said this was a strong performance in view of the fact that all customer-facing businesses are now challenged by pressures on household budgets.
  • Xbox Game Pass Gets Same-Day Launch Titles

    Xbox Game Pass Gets Same-Day Launch Titles

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    The difference is mostly in functionality - conceptually, Game Pass is very similar to services like Netflix and Hulu. Third-party games rotate in and out of the service, but first-party games, as far as we understand, are there to stay. "One matric is how your fan base is increasing and other is how much time people are spending with the modules of engagement that you have created".
  • Acer unveils new Chromebooks and a new Chromebox

    Acer unveils new Chromebooks and a new Chromebox

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    The Spin 11 starts at $349, and all configurations have an 11.6-inch 1366×768 IPS Touchscreen, two USB-C (3.1 gen 1) ports, two USB 3.0 type A ports, a headphone jack, a micro SD card reader, a 5MP camera, and a weight of 2.75 pounds. The new Chromebooks include the Chromebook 11 which comes in a traditional clamshell form factor, and the Chromebook Spin 11 which offers the versatility of a 360-degree hinge allowing for tablet, clamshell and other form factors.
  • Google Brings Audiobooks to Google Play

    Google Brings Audiobooks to Google Play

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    While Amazon dominates the US audiobooks market, Google's major advantage is that its service is available in 45 countries, according to James McQuivey, VP at research firm Forrester. Assistant integration is now limited to English language users, and Android Auto support is coming soon. The new audio book service pits Google directly in competition with Amazon's Audible service.
  • Intel Haswell and Broadwell Reboot Issue Cause Identified

    Intel Haswell and Broadwell Reboot Issue Cause Identified

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    Of all the companies hit by the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities, Intel has been the most exposed , thanks to aggressive memory speculation and its own market dominance. But when carrying out some more intensive tasks, like browsing the internet on multiple tabs, users could see slowdowns closer to 12 percent on computers running with patched chips, Intel found.
  • Google App Matches Your Face To A Famous Painting

    Google App Matches Your Face To A Famous Painting

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    By putting in some technology quotient in the results, the app also tells the percentage match figures each time you try the app. The tech giant Google has come-up with a new mobile app that lets you find your facial match in the historical paintings.
  • Apple's New IPhone Update Will Sort Out Your Battery Woes

    Apple's New IPhone Update Will Sort Out Your Battery Woes

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    While many iPhone owners were upset about the performance drop, many were also outraged that Apple didn't give customers a choice and was not upfront about what it was doing - sparking a slew of lawsuits around the world. On Thursday, just two days after the malicious was initially disseminated on Twitter, Apple told BuzzFeed that a fix is coming in a software update next week.