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Social Media

Wow! Facebook now allows users to react to chats inside Messenger

Facebook's News Feed reactions are debuting in Messenger. The app now allows users to like or use an emoji to react to messages, while mentions also make a new appearance for group chats.
Mobile

You can now use Android Pay straight from the Etsy app

Android Pay is Google's mobile payment system. It turns your phone into a wallet and negates the need to pull out your credit card in stores. Here's everything you need to know about it, including all the countries where it can be used.
Mobile

Samsung's Galaxy J7 V is finally here -- and can be purchased now from Verizon

The Samsung Galaxy J7 V has finally been released, boasting decent specs, like a Snapdragon 625 and 2GB of RAM, at a relatively low price. Here's how to get the new phone for yourself.
Mobile

Affordable, midrange Samsung Galaxy J7 V, LG K20 V now available from Verizon

Verizon has announced the availability of two new smartphones -- the Samsung Galaxy J7 V and the LG K20 V -- both of which are midrange devices with decent specs and a relatively low price tag.
Social Media

Instagram is rolling out new safety features, will blur ‘sensitive content’

Sometime soon, Instagram plans to start blurring out "sensitive photos and videos" from your feed or a user's profile. Moreover, the app has made two-factor authentication available to everyone.
Mobile

Successor to Xiaomi's bezel-killing Mi Mix may have an even larger display

Xiaomi's Mi Mix smartphone is just a taste of what's to come in smartphone design -- a large, gorgeous display with next to no bezels. The Mi Mix only came out last fall, but Xiaomi may already be working on a successor.
Mobile

Restricted robocalls: Number spoofing put on blast by new FCC ruling

Automated spam calls could become far less frequent under a new FCC ruling, which makes number spoofing much harder. It still needs to go through public consultation but it could become law by the year's end.
Android Army

Michael Kors' next-generation smartwatches focus on design, innovative tech

Michael Kors announced a slew of new smartwatches at Baselworld 2017, chief among them the Access Sofie and Access Grayson. The brand also previewed new hybrid smartwatches and an update to its smartphone companion app.
Wearables

Your wearable could soon be your wallet, too, if Samsung gets its way

Today’s wearables may be useful for tracking the number of steps you’ve taken or calories burned, but soon, they may be able to help you keep tabs on another kind of activity -- your bank account.
Wearables

Samsung’s latest Gear S3 concept would put a smart pocket watch in your waistcoat

For a special edition Gear S3 smartwatch, Samsung looked back several centuries for inspiration, and came up with the Gear S3 Pocket Watch. It's a glorious piece of retro-cool tech, and only two exist in the world.
Mobile

Fossil announces a slate of new smartwatches at Baselworld 2017

Fossil announced a slate of new smartwatches at the Baselworld conference in 2017: The Q Venture, the Q Activist, the Q Explorist, and the Q Accomplice. They pack cutting-edge processors and the latest version Android Wear.
Mobile

Never get lost inside Lowe’s again thanks to the In-Store Navigation app

On Thursday, the home improvement mecca announced the launch of Lowe's Vision: In-Store Navigation app, heralded as "the first retail application of indoor mapping using augmented reality."