Category Archives: Mobile Devices

Yelp launches new feature for asking and answering questions about any business

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Yelp is releasing a new feature with the simple, self-explanatory name Questions and Answers. Well, mostly self-explanatory. This is distinct from Talk, a feature where Yelp users can ask an incredibly broad range of questions (as I write this, the New York page currently includes conversations about the travel time to the airport, when it’s […]

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You can now use Signal for encrypted video calls

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Open Whisper Systems, creator of encrypted communication platform Signal, released an update today as an open beta to enable encrypted video calling. The app previously offered fully end-to-end encrypted chat and voice calling, but the addition of video will make it even easier to convey information without compromising security. The update also promises to improve the existing, […]

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iPhone of the future could have a next-gen speaker no matter how thin it is

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“[Expletive] magnets, how do they work?”, famously asked the Insane Clown Posse, a move which would have forever ruled them out of a job at Apple, if the iPhone company’s latest patent plans are anything to go by. The company has just been awarded 48 new patents according to Patently Apple, one of which details […]

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Apple’s Planet of the Apps looks like Shark Tank with an ‘escalator pitch’

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Apple is finally pulling the curtains on its original TV shows. The company has revealed the first trailer for its upcoming non-scripted reality TV show called ‘Planet of the Apps’ at Recode’s Code Media conference. Based on the trailer, it looks a lot like Shark Tank with a vibe that reminds me of The Voice. […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 release date, news and rumors

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Update: The Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 has been caught on camera alongside an S Pen stylus, and the latest leaks suggest it will only come in one size. Android tablets may feel like a dying breed but the latest rumors suggest Samsung hasn’t given up on them just yet. Samsung is set to make a […]

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Kudi wants to make it easier to pay bills in places where internet access is limited

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Making payments and sending money to friends and family in Nigeria can be cumbersome. Y Combinator-backed Kudi, which recently launched in Nigeria, is aiming to make it easier for people to pay bills and pay each other via messaging. At its core, Kudi is a chatbot, which lives inside Facebook Messenger and eventually Skype, that […]

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These Commute-Friendly Apps Don’t Require a Data Connection

The internet is a series of tubes, but it’s useless when you’re stuck in one. Connectivity sucks on the subway, it’s a pain on a plane, and even if you take the bus, it’s smart to keep data usage in check. Whether you get to work by land, sea, or air, these apps have offline […]

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Samsung Galaxy A5 Phone – Review

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What is the Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017)? The Samsung Galaxy A5 is the sort of phone that has me questioning why the vast majority of people should buy a flagship device. After all, when a £369.99 device ticks almost all of the right boxes, why pay more? For the first time, Samsung has more convincingly […]

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Huawei Porsche Design Mate 9 Phone – First Look

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Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9: Huawei’s future is in this phone The Porsche Design Huawei Mate 9 is a phone you probably won’t buy. Most people shouldn’t even consider it. Why? Well, because it costs over £1,000. But it’s actually a fantastic phone – and probably what the Huawei Mate 9 should have been. It […]

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Lenovo P2 Phone – Review

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What is the Lenovo P2? The P2 is Lenovo’s biggest phone launch to date in the UK that doesn’t feature the Moto branding. And it isn’t just some no-frills, mid-range phone: the P2 brings something unique to the table in the form of a huge 5,100mAh battery and a sub-£200 price, making it one of […]

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