Category: Tech & Science

Tech & Science

Blockchain marketing tech landscape grows 13x in 18 months

Like the Internet, social media, and mobile before, blockchain technologies represent a significant opportunity for enterprise marketers to reduce the cost of marketing operations, create more unique customer experiences, build improved customer relationships, and reduce corporate risk. We’ve been tracking the landscape of companies emerging to disrupt marketing with blockchain […]

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We asked, you told us: Playmojis are fun, but you don’t use them

Augmented reality, much like virtual reality, never really took off the way that many believed it would. While some are using it in creative ways, most people aren’t walking around holding their smartphones in front of their faces, augmenting the world around them. Despite this, Google continues to work on its AR Playground platform. For […]

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‘Frozen 2,’ ‘Aladdin,’ and all the other trailers you might have missed this week

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, we have two romantic-ish comedies opening this week, including Instant Family and Isn’t It Romantic, although it’s probably the Alita: Battle Angel live-action flick that many people will want to see this weekend. Also, fair warning, there’s going to be a lot of Disney content in cinemas this week, […]

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[Update: AT&T too] Tizen 4.0 rolling out to Verizon’s Samsung Gear S3 Classic and Frontier

Verizon is pushing an update to the LTE variants of the Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 Frontier that brings Tizen version 4 as well as some cool new features. This update aligns the smartwatches with the non-LTE counterparts that got the update last week. The OTA packages for the Gear S3 Classic and Gear S3 […]

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China’s tech companies are taking a more American approach to international expansion

Shanghai-based artificial intelligence company Yitu Technology announced this month that is launching its first R&D center outside of China in Singapore. The move is part of a larger trend among Chinese tech companies hoping to achieve two goals: Access top foreign engineering and scientific talent by setting up R&D centers […]

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PlayStation’s Shawn Layden says PSVR will see dramatic change in 10 years

PlayStation’s Shawn Layden has us hopeful that PSVR 2 will happen. And maybe even PSVR 3 and 4, for that matter. In a recent interview with Game Informer, Layden, who heads up Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) US, said that PSVR’s change over the next 10 years will be “dramatic”. Talking about […]

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New ‘Avengers: Endgame’ theory says one of our favorite heroes knew about the snap all along

Avengers: Endgame will be a movie about the remaining heroes trying to undo the snap and restore order to the universe. We already know as much, although we don’t know exactly how it’ll happen. We also know that they will win no matter how much it hurts us to witness their sacrifices — there’s no […]

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Samsung reveals 2019 Galaxy Tab A 10.1 in Germany

Samsung announced a new budget(-ish) tablet yesterday, the $400 Galaxy Tab S5e. If you’re looking for something a bit cheaper, and you live in Germany, don’t worry. Samsung Germany revealed another upcoming tablet yesterday — the 2019 Galaxy Tab A 10.1. The Galaxy Tab A series is sold worldwide, with several models available in the […]

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Google Pay adds support for more banks in Canada, UK, Italy, Spain, Ukraine, Poland, Australia, Brazil, and Russia

Here in the US, Google Pay is widely supported, and for that we’re grateful. In international markets, support isn’t always as easily found, but the list of partner banks is ever expanding. Over the past month, we’ve noticed that Google Pay has added support for a number of new banks for a handful of countries […]

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How to Stop iPhone and iPad Apps From Updating Automatically

By default, apps on your iPhone or iPad will update automatically overnight when they’re connected to power and a Wi-Fi network. It’s a really useful feature if you’re the kind of person who always wants to use the latest version of the apps. But the way that some app updates […]

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Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite review: A solid competitor to Apple’s low-cost iPad

The Huawei MediaPad M5 Lite is a tablet the whole family can share. With multiple user profiles, parental controls, and eye-protection for kids, the M5 Lite aims to be the focal point of your home’s mobile entertainment center. Editor’s Pick 15 best Android apps of 2019! Here it is ladies and gentlemen. The crème de la […]

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