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Finding a message in a bottle is every romantic’s dream and it recently happened IRL for one woman on a Scottish island.  Rhoda Meek, who lives in Tiree in the inner Hebrides, was alerted by a friend that one of those special messages had came ashore.  SEE ALSO: These vibrating smart jeans double as a […]

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Amazon’s India rival, Flipkart, has launched Project Nanjunda, a unique safety initiative for its delivery boys — the backbone of any ecommerce business. SEE ALSO: India’s ‘bigger than Amazon’ online retailer Flipkart gets its third new CEO in 12 months Flipkart field execs, also known as Wishmasters, will now have access to an SOS button […]

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Amazon Prime is going all out to capture the online video streaming market in India.  After its high-octane launch in the country late last year that saw it tie-up with big-ticket local content creators, Amazon is now in talks with Indian Railways for distribution of its Prime Video services in luxury trains, the Economic Times […]

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Tuesday was a serious day in the life of Mark Zuckerberg.  So serious, he wore a suit. SEE ALSO: Facebook spent even more on Oculus than everyone realizes The CEO of Facebook ditched his usual ensemble of a gray t-shirt and jeans for a suit jacket and tie Tuesday to testify in court that his […]

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The Google Pixel hit its first road bump early on as some users complained their devices were plagued with poor sound quality when the audio was was jacked to the highest level. When Redditor Mark “badmark” Buckman posted a video showcasing the issue while using the Perfect Piano app in December, the internet took notice.  […]

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This year’s must-have smartphone feature isn’t a higher resolution screen, faster processor or better camera. It’s a battery that won’t explode. After failing spectacularly with its modular G5, LG’s reportedly gone back to the drawing board and will introduce its next flagship phone, presumably the G6, at Mobile World Congress next month. SEE ALSO: We […]

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As of today, Vine is dead.  We knew it was coming, as Vine’s parent company (and executioner) Twitter announced the shutdown earlier this month and detailed the standalone platform’s transition to a “paired-down” app, Vine Camera, last year.  But rather than going gently into the good night, Vine’s repetitive viewer experience will live on as […]

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Interracial couples are finally getting emoji representation, and the company that’s doing it first might come as a surprise.  Microsoft quietly added support for interracial emoji couples in its most recent preview build for the upcoming Windows Creator update. The change, first noticed by Emojipedia, makes Windows the first major platform to support the characters. […]

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There’s a powerful new toy for DIY-ers who love to customize their gadgets—and it’ll only set you back $30. The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the Compute Module 3 (CM3) on Monday, a new board that will help manufacturers produce cost effective, high quality hardware. There’s a less powerful Compute Module 3 Lite (CM3L) for $25.  […]

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Google will launch two new smartwatches running Android Wear 2.0 on Feb. 9, a new report says. VentureBeat spilled the beans on the new Google smartwatches on Tuesday. The report says Google’s two wearables will be built by LG and start shipping in the U.S. the day after they’re announced. SEE ALSO: Google to fight […]

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Vine, one of the internet’s most creative social platforms, shuts down today, leaving behind a legacy of comedy, magic, music, vulgarity and the inherent frailty of our social media obsessions. Similar to its parent company, Twitter, Vine couldn’t grow beyond its roots. There were millions of users but only a fraction of them created the […]

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You know that thing where you’re reading something interesting but then you see a super interesting link and you’re like, yeah, I’m gonna click the shit out of this, and then you do, and your computer fritzes, blinks at you, and then you get a 404 error? Internet Archive has built a tool to make […]

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Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 is shaping up to be quite the feature-packed flagship phone. The latest rumors suggest Samsung could grow the displays yet again for the S8 — and without significantly increasing the overall dimensions of the phones over the current S7 and S7 Edge. SEE ALSO: Everything we think we know about the […]

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