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British government considering whether to give inmates iPads to further their education

The British government is currently considering a plan to grant prisoners the use of iPads in order to further their education and provide family time. The Justice Minister is currently looking over the plan, but has yet to make a public…
Mobile

Meet the Alcatel OneTouch X1, the phone that will likely never grace your hands

The Alcatel OneTouch X1 is a budget smartphone that seems to check off all the right boxes, including price. Unfortunately, the phone was cancelled before it even had a chance, and though it could be revived in the future, that's not…
Cars

Peugeot’s haptic feedback mobile ad lets you feel engine vibrations on your phone

Peugeot has announced a new mobile ad campaign that simulates the vibrations of a car’s engine on a customer’s cell phone. The campaign contains a high-definition video of a Peugeot 308 GTi that uses haptic feedback when the car…
Computing

Cortana might escape the search bar next year, float around the desktop

Cortana is currently limited to the search bar in Windows 10, but that's reportedly changing in summer 2016 with the Redstone update. The search assistant may "float" around the desktop, and be able to change system settings.
Social Media

Twitter users without an account will start seeing ads, affecting up to 500 million viewers

Twitter will begin showing adverts to the 500 million viewers that don't have an account, as it tries to offer marketers a larger audience for adverts. It follows a few shareholder worries about the financial future of Twitter.
DT Daily

GoPro’s drone is named Karma, and you should register to win one 2:39

Launching sometime in 2016, Go-Pro's long anticipated drone finally has a name: Karma. Details are thin beyond that, but signs point to the flying camera platforms landing in the springtime.
Mobile

Google Photos rolls out shared albums to spread memories more easily 0:48

Taking photos just got more collaborative. The new shared albums feature on Google Photos lets users' friends and family add their own photos to an album. You can control who can add photos, and the album can be viewed on any…
Android Army

Google Pixel C tablet team AMA reveals a lot about upcoming developments

Multi-window support is in the works, and the developers are working with app makers to continue Android tablet adoption, according to responses on a Reddit AMA.
Home

Houzz’s updated app lets you add products to photos so you can try home decor before you buy

Houzz just released a new version of its app optimized to work with Apple Pencil. It lets users drop products into photos, so you can see what a couch will look like in your living room (or your dream living room).
Mobile

Swarm introduces a digital currency for your check-in pleasure

Need a little retail therapy? Consider a shopping spree on Foursquare's Swarm app. The coins you earn for checking in on the app can now be used to -- wait for it -- sticker upgrades. Score.
Mobile

T-Mobile offers up one free year of Hulu for Verizon customers looking to switch carriers

Verizon customers willing to switch to T-Mobile will get one year of Hulu with limited commercials for free. The carrier will give you a $100 gift code that will more than cover the $8 per month cost for the limited commercials plan.
Wearables

Pebble continues to update its older models with 3.0 operating system update to Classic and Steel

Pebble has added its 3.0 operating system onto the Classic and Steel, adding the Timeline beta and a bunch of new upgrades to older models. This comes two years after the original Pebble shipped to Kickstarter backers.