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Words With Friends adds 50,000 pop culture words

5 minutes ago   |   Phys.org

Tell your bae or your bestie: The mobile game Words With Friends is adding thousands of pop culture words as part of its largest dictionary update in the game's eight-year history.
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Roku's Recent Hires Hint At A Voice-Enabled Smart Speaker

13 minutes ago   |   Android Headlines   |   2 articles

Roku's recent moves in the job market suggest that the company may be developing a voice-enabled smart speaker, with the firm hiring a significant number of software experts...
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A pirate site explores a new way of paying for the internet that doesn't involve ads

21 minutes ago   |   Phys.org   |   2 articles

To say that advertising as the main business model of the internet is in a crisis would be an understatement. For a start, there is the fact that Google and Facebook between...
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Tech firms could do more to tackle extremism - but so could politicians

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

It is time for politicians to up their game instead of just blaming web companies for their feeble response The stark warning that more online jihadist propaganda is accessed...
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August Smart Lock Pro Review

August Smart Lock Pro Review

1 hour ago   |   SlashGear   |   2 articles

When it comes to connected locks, August is rightly one of the first names that comes to mind, and now there's a new flagship aiming for a spot on your door frame. The August...
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You can now play 'bestie,' 'turnt,' and 'hangry' in Words With Friends

You can now play 'bestie,' 'turnt,' and 'hangry' in Words With Friends

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   5 articles

One of America's most popular word-game apps just got a huge injection of new vocabulary. Words With Friends, the Scrabble-like game developed by Zynga, added more than 50,000...
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What will the internet look like without net neutrality? Just ask this sponsored data app

What will the internet look like without net neutrality? Just ask this sponsored data app

1 hour ago   |   TheBoyGeniusReport   |   4 articles

At first glance, Freeway looks like a good app. Through partnerships with content providers and mobile networks, Freeway can let users on limited wireless rate plans use...
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Amazon's $150 Fire tablet summons Alexa hands-free

Amazon's $150 Fire tablet summons Alexa hands-free

1 hour ago   |   Engadget   |   14 articles

To date, Amazon's devices with hands-free voice control have been decidedly static. At last, though, they can go where you do. The internet shopping giant is launching an...
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Internet 'having midlife crisis', says Baroness Lane-Fox

2 hours ago   |   BBC   |   2 articles

Lastminute.com's founder says the internet has done much good but sees "social and economic tensions".
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Spotify Declined Tencent's Acquisition Bid Earlier This Year

2 hours ago   |   Android Headlines

Spotify has reportedly declined an offer by Chinese internet giant Tencent earlier this year to acquire the music streaming service for an unknown amount, according to a new...
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IPhone 8 vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Get the Plus

IPhone 8 vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Get the Plus

The iPhone 8 offers the same speed and image quality as the iPhone 8 Plus, but Apple's phablet outshines the regular model in three key ways. Read more ...

IOS 11's new image format might pose problems for PC users

IOS 11's new image format might pose problems for PC users

Apple is launching iOS 11 today, which means millions of iPhone users are about to upgrade their device's software. Every iOS update comes with a host of changes, but some are... Read more ...

Amazon's new $150 Fire HD 10 could make you reconsider splurging on an iPad

Amazon's new $150 Fire HD 10 could make you reconsider splurging on an iPad

Amazon's been on a bit of a roll with its cheap tablets; this year's Fire HD 8 is one of the best you can buy right now on a tight budget. Now the company is bringing the same... Read more ...

You will be able to buy Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India starting...

You will be able to buy Apple iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India starting September 29

Apple is all set to launch the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in India on September 29. The iPhones were launched on September 12 at the Steve Jobs Theater. While the iPhone 8 and... Read more ...

Moto G4 Plus will get Android Oreo despite what you may have heard

Moto G4 Plus will get Android Oreo despite what you may have heard

Some Moto G4 Plus owners were upset when the originally promised news of an upgrade to Android Oreo disappeared from Motorola's marketing and it was suggested the budget... Read more ...

‘ExpensiveWall' Malware Affected 21 Million Android Devices

‘ExpensiveWall' Malware Affected 21 Million Android Devices

A new malware , called “ExpensiveWall”, has affected around 21.1 million Android devices, as identified by Check Point's mobile threat research team. This malware is said to... Read more ...

ZTE Tempo X smartphone rolls out today on Boost Mobile, costs just $80

ZTE Tempo X smartphone rolls out today on Boost Mobile, costs just $80

ZTE has launched its latest smartphone, called the ZTE Tempo X. The device is available from Boost Mobile and costs just $80. The phone comes with 8GB of storage, which is... Read more ...

You can now play 'bestie,' 'turnt,' and 'hangry' in Words With Friends

You can now play 'bestie,' 'turnt,' and 'hangry' in Words With Friends

One of America's most popular word-game apps just got a huge injection of new vocabulary. Words With Friends, the Scrabble-like game developed by Zynga, added more than 50,000... Read more ...

IPhone 8 review roundup: Critics urge consumers not to overlook the iPhone 8

IPhone 8 review roundup: Critics urge consumers not to overlook the iPhone 8

A flurry of iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus reviews hit the web on Tuesday as the embargo lifted on Apple's latest handsets. A selection of journalists in Apple's good books were... Read more ...

Huawei Mate 10 first true image leaks!

Huawei Mate 10 first true image leaks!

Huawei Mate 10 just keeps on leaking ahead of its official unveiling on October 16, but earlier today, Evan Blass, better known as evleaks leaked its first true leaked picture... Read more ...