Instagram And Snapchat Deemed Worst Platforms For Mental Health

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According to a new report conducted by the RSPH, Instagram is the worst social media platform for a young person’s mental health. It is closely followed by Snapchat, while YouTube was determined to be at the opposite end of the spectrum. This new status was named the “Status of Mind” and examined the positive and negative effects of spending time on social media on the health of youngsters. The … [Read more...]

Waymo And Lyft Will Be Collaborating On Self-Driving Vehicles

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Media reports started emerging on Sunday about a possible collaboration between Lyft and Alphabet’s Waymo in the area of self-driving vehicles. The rumors were then confirmed by the companies themselves as both released statements and substantiated the collaboration. Waymo and Lyft are seen as two of the most prominent players in the self-driving cars race. The Silicon Valley companies are just … [Read more...]

Google’s Allo Can Now Create Custom Stickers From Selfies

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Earlier this week, Allo, one of Google’s messaging apps, announced the release of a new feature. Thanks to some help from neural networks, the app can now transform any selfie into a cartoon sticker. But not only that, as users can also choose various options and create a custom such emoji. The New Allo Feature Incorporates Two Very Hyped Technologies Allo’s cartoon-inspired customizable … [Read more...]

Oculus Story Studio No More As Facebook Is Shutting It Down

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Earlier this week, Oculus released an announcement which came as quite a surprise. Jason Rubin, the Oculus VP of Content, revealed that Oculus Story Studio will be shutting down. This is the Facebook’s cinematic VR division, which received quite its share of awards. Facebook’s Oculus released a blog post in which it announced and also offered an explanation for its decision. According to this, … [Read more...]

Microsoft Announced That It Is Holding A Special Event In May

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Earlier this week, Microsoft announced that it would be holding a special event on May 02nd. This will be taking place in New York City and was presented as a special software and hardware event. Rumors on the matter had reportedly already been flying around for some weeks. However, they were put to rest on April 12th as several media sources revealed that they already received an invitation to … [Read more...]

Pebble Smartwatches Will Keep On Working Thanks To Latest Update

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Even though the company will soon dismantle, Pebble smartwatches should keep on working thanks to the latest update that is being pushed out. This should help expand the products’ lifespan for at least a little bit longer. It will do so as reduces their dependency on the Internet and cloud services. Pebble Smartwatches Will Keep On Working, But Without Some Of Their Current Services In late … [Read more...]

Authorities Remind that Pranking the Emergency Line is Dangerous

Siri and the emergency line.

Pulling off phone pranks is probably one of the oldest tricks in the almighty book of jests. But everyone knows that there’s a fine line between a few good laughs and putting someone’s life at risk just because you don’t have anything better to do on a Saturday evening. Lately, the US authorities have stepped up their efforts to inform the public about the dangers of prank calling the emergency … [Read more...]

Will the Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild Receive a PC Port?

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If you’re one of the unlucky ones who did not manage to put your hands one of Nintendo’s Switch consoles, then you’re probably wondering right now if there’s any chance to play Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild any time in the future. Well, if you are the proud owner of a PC, then we have some pretty awesome news for you. Team CEMU has recently announced that they were successful in developing a … [Read more...]

Watch Out for the New Google Mail Phishing Scam

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Love may be in the air, but this is not the season for romance, but the season of being duped by cleverly-designed phishing scams. According to a new report issued by Google, it would seem that a new online bully is around the block, and he’s doing quick work of all those foolish enough to open the door to him. When you thought that there’s nothing in the world that can make you click a … [Read more...]

Google’s Introducing Web Streaming for E-Mails Containing Video Attachments

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If you’re a regular Gmail users, then you might have noticed by now that the only way to view a video attachment send to a friend or co-worker is to download the whole thing on your local drive and to open it using your favorite media player. Well, hold on to your Gmail credentials, folks, because Google has a surprise in stock for you. According to a statement released by the big kahuna of … [Read more...]