The first major update to Snapchat’s Discover just rolled out. It now allows you to select an item to share by tapping and holding on an image, video or article when in the Discover section. Unfortunately, the app will only capture a screenshot of the portion of text you’re currently viewing, not the entire post. Read more
There is a new Windows 10 coming to town, and it is giving you the finger …
As Gizmodo reported Monday, Windows 10 will allow users to send and receive a hand with the middle finger extended. The update will come with a couple of upgrades for existing emojis, like a sassier image for the information desk person, which you probably thought was a woman flipping her hair sarcastically. Read more
You’d never know it, but Apple‘s new smartwatch has a secret. Many people might not realize there is a certain feature right in front of them – a secret charging port. Oh yes. How could people miss this?
Who doesn’t want to have the super power to read minds? That ability might not be too far off in the future. Microsoft has been awarded a patent for goggles that could detect the feelings of people nearby. Like a high-tech mood ring, instead of detecting your own mood however, you will be able to decipher the moods of others. Read more
If you’re an Android user, 2015 is a good year for you.
Almost every major smartphone company has turned up the heat in terms of bold quality designs and peak performance. Camera picture quality has also been high on these upgraded feature lists. Read more
Walking around alone with a selfie stick is sad. It’s basically proof that you either don’t have a friend to take your photo, or that you’re too embarrassed to ask a stranger to do it. But the Selfie Arm — a fake human arm — takes things to a whole new level. Read more
Life’s tough when you’re an armadillo who can roll but can’t stop — especially when you’re trying to strike it rich in the Wild West! See for yourself on May 7th when Armadillo Gold Rush makes its App Store debut as a $2.99 premium game with no in-app purchases. Read more
If you’ve checked almost any social network in the last few days, chances are you’ve seen weird animated avatars of your friends (or celebrities) singing, dancing or gyrating on stripper poles.
All these images and videos have come from MyIdol, a Chinese app that’s blown up in the U.S. It uses your phone’s camera or uploaded photos to transform your face into a wild, animated doppelgänger. But the whole app is written in Simplified Chinese, meaning you’ll have to spend a bit of time poking around if you want to learn how it works. Read more
Now that users finally have the Apple Watch in their eager little hands, the device is finally being put to the test in real world conditions, which includes cracking the screen.
Although there is (thankfully) no epidemic of smashed Apple Watch screens popping up, we did manage to find a few that indicate that you might want to treat the device as delicately as your iPhone. Read more
Photo editing is easier than it’s ever been before, which means there’s no longer any excuses for posting substandard pics on your social sites.
To help you maximize the potential of your images, we’ve rounded up five simple fixes for common photo problems that you can fix in a matter of seconds. Read more
Here’s a bright-yellow thumbs up to the new emoji rollout. Not having to tab through different categories saves time in texting. We won’t complain too much about the missing middle finger Apple promised because there are other, more creative ways to express ire. (Angry Mexican wrestler mask.)
But, if emojis were designed to save time in digital communication, in addition to releasing more diverse options it would have been nice to see 15 still-missing emojis that are part of many females’ regular texting vocabulary. Read more