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Don’t let the kids have all the fun, ace Snapchat like a pro

There's more to Snapchat than sending and viewing disappearing Snaps. Here are some lesser-known tricks for making the most of the social media phenomenon, just in case you want to save Snaps or add a splash of color to your creations.
Social Media

Periscope Producer now lets anyone try their hand at live-streaming like a pro

As promised, Periscope is finally expanding its live-streaming capability to all users, allowing them to broadcast to Twitter from external devices, such as professional cameras, games, and VR headsets.
Mobile

Asus Zenfone Zoom 3 smartphone delayed until second quarter of 2017

Asus has announced the ZenFone 3 Zoom, the newest addition to its long-running Zoom series of smartphones. It boasts dual cameras, superfast autofocus, and a gigantic 5,000mAh battery.
Social Media

New to Snapchat? Follow our guide and go from newbie to pro

Whether you're a Snapchat addict or a newbie, our detailed Snapchat guide will help you to become a pro in no time. Find out how to get started, spice up your snaps, chat, send money, and carry out a host of other useful actions.
Movies & TV

‘Iron Fist’ is a killer combo of old and new that sets up Marvel’s finishing move

Marvel's Iron Fist doesn't premiere on Netflix until March 17, but we saw the first six episodes and put together a spoiler-free preview of what you can expect from the show at launch.
Cool Tech

Computer says no: New Jersey is using an algorithm to make bail recommendations

If you get arrested in New Jersey, you could find yourself either approved or denied bail based on the recommendation of an algorithm. And, believe it or not, it could help banish bias.
Social Media

Google is shutting down Spaces, its experimental group discussion platform

Google Spaces was launched in May 2016, but the service is already headed to the graveyard. Spaces will be read-only starting on March 3, and will officially shut down on April 17.
Cool Tech

Small satellites, big impact: Researchers use images to help end food insecurity

Using high-resolution images, researchers from Stanford University have been able to measure and estimate crop yields with the goal to improve agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa.
Mobile

LG somehow stuffed an even larger battery inside of the X Power 2

Ahead of Mobile World Congress, LG unveiled the X Power 2, the successor to 2016's X Power. The phone lives up to its name with a gargantuan battery, and will be available in March in Latin America.
Movies & TV

Here’s how to stream the 89th Academy Awards online

The 89th Academy Awards will air live on ABC, but there are also a number of ways to watch Hollywood's biggest night online using your smartphone, desktop, or set-top streaming device. Here's how.
Gaming

Twitch is offering Banner Saga games to Twitch Prime members for free

If you are an Amazon and Twitch Prime member, The Banner Saga and its sequel will be available for free for the next few weeks. By downloading and playing these games, Twitch will help fund The Banner Saga 3.
Cool Tech

A new HIV vaccine therapy method lets five patients kick the daily drugs

Currently, patients with HIV have to take daily drugs to keep their viral load at a safe level. However, a new vaccine-based therapy has allowed five patients to kick the antiretrovirals.