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Instagram Rapture: Millions of Instagram “Followers” Lost as Instagram Removes Fake Accounts

by Huei Song · 2 days ago · 3 Comments · 1.8k views

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It’s no surprise that people buys followers and likes on the social network, Instagram recently started an “Instagram Rapture”, whereby the Facebook-owned company deletes millions of fake accounts on its photo-sharing service, the result? Millions and millions of “followers” lost, resulting in many angry teens and celebrities.

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Microsoft Is Selling MixRadio To Line

by Farhan · 2 days ago · No Comments · 204 views

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Microsoft is offloading MixRadio to instant messaging service Line. MixRadio is a music streaming app currently running on Windows Phone that allows for automated playlists created from the users preferences and listening habits. What Line intends to do with this kind of service is still unknown.

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Snapchat Ends Up As Another Victim Of The Sony Pictures Hack

by Farhan · 3 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.2k views

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Snapchat has ended up as an unintended victim of the data leaks that have occurred after the crippling cyber-attack on Sony Pictures. While the Guardians of Peace have not directly gone after the ephemeral messaging app developer, its ties to Sony Pictures CEO Michael Lynton has exposed many trade secrets that the company had wanted to keep quiet.

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Hearthstone Now On Android Tablets

by Farhan · 3 days ago · No Comments · 961 views

Blizzcon 2014: Hearthstone Reveals Goblins Vs Gnomes Expansion

Blizzard’s award winning Hearthstone card game is now available on all Android tablets after a soft launch in selected regions. Players will need to have a device of 6-inches or more to play the game properly, but there are also plans to bring the game to smartphones at some point in the future.

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Uber Wants to Use Biometrics and Lie Detectors to Screen Drivers

by Huei Song · 3 days ago · No Comments · 459 views

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Uber sure has been under lots of fire lately with several incidents regarding drivers assaulting passengers, and it looks like the company wants to buck up and make things safer for the public. Uber recently announced that they will improve background checks on drivers, using methods such as biometric scans and even lie detectors during driver screening.

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Next OnePlus One Update to Include Waves’ MaxxAudio Enhancement Software

by Andrew Cheng · 4 days ago · No Comments · 726 views

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Audiophiles will be thrilled to know that the next update for OnePlus One from Cyanogen will include Waves Audio’s MaxxAudio enhancement software. OnePlus said that this will deliver a truly amazing sound experience; or so they claim.

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Instagram Introduces Five New Filters For The First Time In Two Years

by Nicklaus Law · 4 days ago · 1 Comment · 495 views

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Instagram users who are already bored with the the company’s variety of photo filters are in for a treat as five new filters have just been introduced. This marks the first time Instagram has given users free photo filters in two years, allowing its users to revitalise their uploaded photos.

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Facebook for iOS Can Now Automatically Enhance Your Photos

by Huei Song · 4 days ago · No Comments · 336 views

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Nobody likes to look at photos that are poorly lit and requires you to squint just to see things clearly. Facebook has just given its iOS app an update that can automatically enhance a photo before you share it.

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Samsung Unveils NX1 Smart Camera in Malaysia

by Pang Tun Yau · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 1.2k views

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September not only saw the launch of Samsung’s excellent Galaxy Note 4. Less than two weeks after the end of IFA 2014, Samsung made a pretty big appearance at Photokina 2014 where it introduced its first prosumer smart camera called the NX1. Sporting a mouthful of exciting features, the NX1 has just been officially announced in Malaysia.

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Microsoft Releases Lumia Gestures Beta for Windows Phones

by Andrew Cheng · 5 days ago · No Comments · 1k views

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Windows Phones owner will be delighted to know that Microsoft has just introduced the Gestures Beta app. This app is available for download from today onwards and it enables you to answer, mute, and turn the on speaker phone without even touching the screen.

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Uber Raises Prices During Sydney Siege, Quickly Backtracks And Offers Free Rides

by Farhan · 5 days ago · 1 Comment · 720 views

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Uber’s notorious Surge Pricing kicked in during the hostage crisis in Sydney, Australia yesterday. Customers who attempted to hail an Uber ride during the time when a gunman took a cafe hostage found that prices had increased by four times. The outrage was quick as many users turned to social media to express their displeasure, which caused the service to backtrack on the pricing and instead offer free rides out of the central business district.

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HERE For Android Now Available On Google Play

by Nicklaus Law · 1 week ago · 5 Comments · 2.3k views

HERE, the maps app by Finnish company Nokia, is now in beta phase and can be downloaded from Google Play. Previously, the app was only limited to selected Samsung Galaxy devices, but is now available to download for all Android devices for free.

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