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Tinder testing Bitmoji feature using Snap Kit

Tinder testing Bitmoji feature using Snap Kit

With Snap Kit, developers can now integrate Snapchat features into their own apps -- giving users the ability to also add stickers and links from the brands into their own snaps. Tinder has officially started testing its Bitmoji feature in Mexico and Canada using the new platform.
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Lumen measures metabolism, creates personal nutrition plan with a single breath

Lumen measures metabolism, creates personal nutrition plan with a single breath

Lumen -- an Israeli-based digital health and wellness company -- has launched a new device to help with weight management. By simply breathing into the device, also called the Lumen, users are provided with a personalized nutrition plan to help lose weight and achieve fitness goals.
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ZTE and the U.S.: Everything you need to know

ZTE and the U.S.: Everything you need to know

Chinese telecommunications giant ZTE announced that it was ceasing operations following a ban imposed by the U.S. Department of Commerce. After making changes and agreeing to deposit $400 million in escrow, ZTE is on the brink of making a return to business. Here's everything you need to know.
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LG Fortune 2 review

LG Fortune 2 review

The LG Fortune 2 is a smartphone only available on Cricket Wireless in the U.S. What’s so special about it? It costs $100. But a low price tag doesn’t mean it should be an instant buy. There are a lot of compromises, and we take a closer look in our review.
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Hinge wants to make first dates easier, launches ‘Most Compatible’ feature

Hinge wants to make first dates easier, launches ‘Most Compatible’ feature

Sometimes, swiping left and right a dating app can become mundane -- especially if those matches wind up unsuccessful in real life. Hinge's new "Most Compatible" feature, provides you with people it thinks you'd be most interested in dating but will also be interested in dating you.
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iBeat Heart Watch detects when you go into cardiac arrest, is now available

iBeat Heart Watch detects when you go into cardiac arrest, is now available

While many wearables and health trackers on the market are capable of tracking heart rate, devices that can detect when there's an emergency are extremely rare. With the iBeat Heart Watch, users can wear it to not only monitor for cardiac emergencies but to alert first responders when there's something wrong.
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Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL: How and where to buy Google’s new phones

Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL: How and where to buy Google’s new phones

Google's Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones are available for purchase as of October 19. Here's how to get your hands on one.
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How to use Bixby Makeup on the Samsung Galaxy S9

How to use Bixby Makeup on the Samsung Galaxy S9

With the Samsung Galaxy S9, you can use the front-facing camera and integrated augmented reality technology to try on a variety of makeup. Whether it's lipstick, foundation, or eyeshadow, here's how to use Bixby Vision's makeup filters using the smartphone's camera app.
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The Foreo UFO can fit into your makeup bag and your busy lifestyle

The Foreo UFO can fit into your makeup bag and your busy lifestyle

The Foreo UFO is a smart mask treatment that's controlled by your smartphone. Even with the steep price tag, the easy setup and quick execution had us incorporating it into our skincare routine whenever our skin felt dull or needed hydration -- busy schedule or not.
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T-Mobile FamilyMode lets parents control kids’ screen time on any device

T-Mobile FamilyMode lets parents control kids’ screen time on any device

T-Mobile's new FamilyMode system provides parents with the ability to control their children's internet access on their smartphones and tablets wherever they are. With the addition of its "Home Base" device, parents can also expand the range of electronics they have control over.
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How L’Oréal designed the UV Sense to fit on your fingernail

How L’Oréal designed the UV Sense to fit on your fingernail

The L’Oréal Technology Incubator is constantly finding new ways to bring personalization and precision to its products by infusing it with technology. In time for summer, L’Oréal is releasing a pilot program for the UV Sense -- a battery-free wearable electric sensor that can measure your UV exposure.
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Microsoft rebrands news service, releases app on Android and iOS

Microsoft rebrands news service, releases app on Android and iOS

On Wednesday, June 20, Microsoft announced the launch of Microsoft News -- the new name for its news engine that runs MSN.com, Microsoft Edge. In addition, the company also released its newly revamped Microsoft News app -- formally known as the MSN News app -- for iOS and Android.
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Yahoo Mail revamps its mobile web experience, releases Android Go app

Yahoo Mail revamps its mobile web experience, releases Android Go app

In an effort to provide an enjoyable and efficient experience regardless of storage capacity, network speeds, or location, Yahoo has launched two new initiatives. Users will now have access to a newly revamped Yahoo Mail mobile web experience, along with an optimized app for Android Go phones.
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Notion productivity app can now turn even Android users into serial notetakers

Notion productivity app can now turn even Android users into serial notetakers

This week, we have an app that can help you get organized. With Notion now on the Google Play Store, Android users can keep of all of their notes and tasks stored neatly on their devices. The productivity tool offers tons of customizable options for tailoring your to-do lists, calendars, and more.
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New patent reveals Apple is continuing to work on waterproof iPhones

New patent reveals Apple is continuing to work on waterproof iPhones

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office made a new patent available to the public that shows Apple is continuing to make sure its future iPhones are waterproof. Using new sealing technology, the company could be working on an accessory that will provide an IP68 rating on its electronic devices.

A cure for phone fatigue? Apple’s Screen Time vs. Google’s Digital Wellbeing

A cure for phone fatigue? Apple’s Screen Time vs. Google’s Digital Wellbeing

Both Apple and Google have recently introduced their own smartphone tools to help reduce the amount of time we spend on our devices. But how do the two compare? We break down the various features, benefits, and differences of Apple's Screen Time in iOS 12 and Google's Digital Wellbeing in Android P.
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Google plays guidance counselor with its new college search feature

Google plays guidance counselor with its new college search feature

Choosing which college to attend is stressful. To help make it easier, Google's new search tool provides an overview of what students can expect from attending a specific four-year school, including the cost, student life, graduation rates, and more. The feature is currently rolling out on mobile.
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Privacy’s virtual credit card service adds cash back for online transactions

Privacy’s virtual credit card service adds cash back for online transactions

Worried about all the places online your debit card information is stored? With Privacy, you can use virtual or "burner" cards for all your online transactions, making your financial details anonymous online. The company also launched a cash-back program, giving users a percentage back for purchases.
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Here is everything we know about the Asus ZenFone 5

Here is everything we know about the Asus ZenFone 5

Asus has unveiled its latest and greatest smartphones, the Zenfone 5 series -- which includes the Zenfone 5, Zenfone 5Z, and Zenfone 5 Lite.
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Fitbit Ace kids fitness tracker is now available for purchase

Fitbit Ace kids fitness tracker is now available for purchase

Fitbit has launched a new children's wearable, the Fitbit Ace. The basic fitness tracker allows kids to track activity while providing parents with an overview.
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Your Bitmoji sticker can now include a friend with Friendmojis for iOS

Your Bitmoji sticker can now include a friend with Friendmojis for iOS

Is your Bitmoji feeling lonely? Well, with the app's latest update it no longer has to. Using the new "Friendmojis" feature, you can send stickers that combine your Bitmoji with your friends'. Originally available in the Snapchat app, users now have access to Friendmoji within the iOS Bitmoji keyboard.
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Smart wearables see big spike as ‘basic’ devices drag down overall market growth

Smart wearables see big spike as ‘basic’ devices drag down overall market growth

According to the International Data Corporation, wearables' market growth has slowed down. Worldwide shipments of wearable devices grew 1.2 percent during the first quarter of 2018 -- with shipments reaching 25.1 million units. Of the top five wearable companies, Apple continues to take the lead.
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‘Wingman’ matchmaking app makes dating less dreadful for you and your friends

‘Wingman’ matchmaking app makes dating less dreadful for you and your friends

For those who are still too hesitant to jump on the online dating train, we have an app that might give you the nudge you need -- with the help of a friend. Wingman isn't your typical dating app. Rather than signing up on your own, you get to recruit a friend to sign up and create your profile for you.
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Google’s Just a Line AR app draws Android and iOS users together

Google’s Just a Line AR app draws Android and iOS users together

Back in March, Google released an app called Just a Line as part of its slew of new ARCore 1.0 apps. On Wednesday, May 30, the company not only launched a version for the iPhone but introduced a new collaborative feature for both Android and iOS using Google's Cloud Anchors.
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Google Expeditions go beyond the classroom with AR Tours for Android and iOS

Google Expeditions go beyond the classroom with AR Tours for Android and iOS

Google has officially rolled out its Expeditions AR tours to anyone with an Android or iOS device via the Google Expeditions app. In addition, the company added more content and new features. With the update, users can embark on tours in their home instead of only the classroom.
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You can now add Polls to your Stories on Facebook Messenger

You can now add Polls to your Stories on Facebook Messenger

In an effort to make Stories more interactive, Facebook Messenger now has an option to add Polls -- allowing users to post questions for their friends to vote on. Since your Story on Messenger is also shared on Facebook, you're able to open up your questions to even more of your Facebook friends.
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Here are Moto G6 tips and tricks to help you master your new phone

Here are Moto G6 tips and tricks to help you master your new phone

This year's Motorola line-up consists of three different Moto G series phones -- the Moto G6, Moto G6 Plus, and Moto G6 Play. Each smartphone is different in its own way, but they all share similar features. Regardless of which Moto G6 you have, we have some handy Moto G6 tips and tricks for you. 
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T-Mobile website bug reportedly exposed private customer account details

T-Mobile website bug reportedly exposed private customer account details

Due to a bug in T-Mobile's website in April, customers' account information was left accessible for anyone to see. While it has since been fixed, personal information -- such as billing account numbers, postal addresses, tax ID numbers, and more -- could have potentially been misused.
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Handy OnePlus 6 tips and tricks to get the most out of your phone

Handy OnePlus 6 tips and tricks to get the most out of your phone

If you're now the proud owner of a OnePlus 6 , you've made a good choice. The device offers super-fast performance, a stunning all-glass body, and the largest display in the OnePlus family so far. We're here to help you get the most out of your new smartphone with these OnePlus 6 tips and tricks.
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It’s easy to get serious about self-care with the quirky, fun Aloe Bud app

It’s easy to get serious about self-care with the quirky, fun Aloe Bud app

Life can be busy and stressful -- which means self-care gets put on the back-burner. This week's app helps make it easier to check in with yourself each day. With Aloe Bud, a self-care companion app, users receive gentle reminders via push notifications they can customize themselves.
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Stellina smart telescope on sale exclusively through Museum of Modern Art

Stellina smart telescope on sale exclusively through Museum of Modern Art

With app connectivity, Stellina makes collecting gorgeous images of the night sky easier than ever before. This new-age telescope makes collecting gorgeous images of the stars easier than ever before. Introduced at CES 2018, the Stellina is now on sale exclusively at The Museum of Modern Art. 
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New ‘Interests’ feature recommends products you’ll actually want to buy on eBay

New ‘Interests’ feature recommends products you’ll actually want to buy on eBay

A new "Interests" feature is now part of eBay's mobile app for iOS and Android. By answering a few questions, users are able to personalize their shopping experience based on their own hobbies, style preferences, and more. Shoppers will see product recommendations appear throughout the app.
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Qualcomm smartwatch chip may include eye-tracking support for AR glasses

Qualcomm smartwatch chip may include eye-tracking support for AR glasses

Qualcomm will release a new smartwatch processing platform later this year, which it says will make wearables smaller, with improved features and better battery life. Touchscreen smartwatches are in desperate need of a revival, and this could kick-start one. Here's what we know about it.
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With ChroMorphous technology, clothes may soon change color with a tap of a phone

With ChroMorphous technology, clothes may soon change color with a tap of a phone

What if you could use your phone to alter what your clothes looked like? Developed by a team of research scientists at the College of Optics and Photonics at The University of Central Florida, ChroMorphous technology allows users to control and switch up the pattern on a fabric using a mobile app.