Tag Archive: Introduces


Latest Pokémon Go update is rolling out, introduces Raid Battles for summer

It’s shaping up to be an epic one-year anniversary for Pokémon Go

It’s been almost a year since Pokémon Go took the world by storm, and Niantic is looking to recapture some of that magic again this summer. Tickets just recently went on sale for the first real-world Pokémon Go event to be held in Chicago on July 22, and now Niantic is rolling out a major new update that will unveil new Gym battling mechanics as well as  [Read More…]

Google introduces reCAPTCHA Android API to keep mobile apps safer from bot abuse

Adding reCAPTCHA functionality is but another tool for Android developers to keep their apps secure.

Machine learning and security were big themes at Google I/O, including making the Google Play Protect service more visible to users. In a recent post on the Android Developers Blog, Google has announced the first reCAPTCHA Android API as part of Google Play Services.

If you’ve spent any time on the internet over the past 10 years, you’ve surely run into Google’s  [Read More…]

OnePlus introduces “Referral program” for old and new shoppers

The OnePlus 5 is one of the most anticipated phones expected to arrive this summer and ahead of the grand announcement the Chinese company introduced its own Referral program. Now if you purchase a OnePlus smartphone (or you bought one in the past) you’ll receive a promo code which you can send your friends or […]

Instagram introduces Location and Hashtag Stories in Explore section

Another week, another batch of new Instagram features. Now the Facebook-owned social media announced two new tools that will allow users to find out what’s going on around them. Enter the new Location and Hashtag Stories which will soon be live under the Explore section. Now when you access the Explore tab, you should be […]

Instagram introduces ability to upload images through its mobile web app

It’s limited to the mobile browser, but it’s been added to help Instagram in its attempt at world social network domination.

In its neverending quest for global takeover, Facebook’s other social network, Instagram, has finally enabled the ability to upload images for anyone accessing it through a mobile browser.

Previously, you could only access a few limited functions through the browser page, including the ability to fully peruse your feed. But now, when you navigate to Instagram.com from your  [Read More…]

UMIDIGI introduces the CRYSTAL ; a $99 frameless smartphone

Smartphone manufacturer UMIDIGI (formerly UMi) is not one to shy away from controversy. Following our report on their iPhone 7 knockoff the UMIDIGI G, a new high-end model has appeared on UMIDIGI’s website. This time, it is said to incorporate features that can only be found in the highest, most cutting-edge smartphones. One such high end feature […]

Sprint introduces all-wireless ‘Magic box’ small cell for homes and businesses

Sprint’s key to coverage is a small cell tower in your window.

Cellular carriers have long offered so-called “microcell” hardware to help boost cell signal from that carrier at your home or business, but Sprint is taking a slightly different approach with the launch of its “Magic Box” small cell. Despite having a questionable name that tells you nothing about what it does, the Magic Box is super simple: set it in a window and plug it into power,  [Read More…]

Mastercard introduces a credit card with a built-in fingerprint reader

Mastercard’s latest credit card comes with a biometric zone that stores your fingerprints.

Mastercard has rolled out a credit card that has an integrated fingerprint scanner, making it easier to authenticate purchases at retail stores. The card stores two fingerprints, and features an embedded sensor that lets you authorize payments instead of having to sign or use a PIN.

To get started, you’ll have to register your fingerprints at your bank, after which the information will  [Read More…]

Microsoft introduces its new task manager app To-Do in beta

If you’re looking for yet another task manager application and use Microsoft’s Office 365 you might want to check out the new To-Do beta app.

Think of it as a Wunderlist replacement that also makes suggestions for you. It actually comes from the developers of Wunderlist and uses a sorting algorithm to determine what’s important for you to do today or what you missed yesterday. A video is worth a thousand words here,  [Read More…]

Samsung introduces Galaxy Tab S3 at MWC 2017 with 9.7-inch display, S Pen

The 9.7-inch premium tablet is made of glass and metal and features last year’s favorite mobile processor. It’s also the first tablet in years to have an S Pen.

It’s not the flagship we typically expect from Samsung around this time of year, but it’s a Samsung debut nonetheless. The company has just introduced the Galaxy Tab S3, a 9.7-inch Android tablet that’s the successor to the well-received Galaxy Tab S2.

The Galaxy Tab S3 runs on  [Read More…]