Next time your date cancels by SMS, be suspicious. Because a new study suggests that people lie more often when they communicate by text compared to face-to-face conversations or speaking on the phone. More »
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Facebook’s WhatsApp, the popular messaging app, is getting a security upgrade. WhatsApp messages on Android phones are now encrypted all the way through the transmission process and on their own servers using respected, open-source encryption techniques developed by Open Whisper Systems.iOS and other platforms are soon to follow.
More good news from Verizon : the 4G LTE versions of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 is now available. The Android tablet that boasts of a super high-resolution screen can now be enjoyed with fast mobile Internet from the Bid Red, of course, for a price. The Galaxy Tab S 10.
Facebook's still trying tobrush offthat wholepsychological study with unaware usersthing, but according to a former team member and outside researchers, the social network's data science departmenthashad (changes have been promised) surprisingly free rein over how it polled and tweaked the site.
Google I/Owasn't all aboutAndroidandwearables. The Mountain View company unveiled more information about Chrome OS, thatotherGoogle operating system, as well. The big news? Google is finally bringing Android apps to the Chromebook. Sundar Pichai, Google's Senior VP of Android, Chrome and apps, showed off the Vine Android app on a Chromebook Pixel on stage.
There’s a new gun out there this week going by the name MINI Z, ready to bring Z Backscatter technology to a street near you. Using the same technology as you’ll find in the full-scanning Z Backscatter machines at the airport, the MINI Z brings full penetration viewing to cops on the go. This gun comes from American Science and Engineering, Inc.
If you have ever sent a text message on an iPhone, chances are good that you’ve encountered iMessage, Apple’s version of a WhatsApp-style messaging app.The service, which pre-dates WhatsApp, provides free messaging over Wi-Fi with other Apple users who have iOS devices or Macs running iMessage. It adds some minor functionality over regular texting messaging, like notifications that someone is typing a note, and it saves on texting costs if you have a limited plan. When Wi-Fi isn’t available, iMessages are supposed to be delivered as text messages — you can tell the difference because text bubbles within the app are green and iMessage bubbles are blue.
Officially announced and released in beta form yesterday, iOS 8 has been billed by Apple as the biggest update to iOS since the release of the App Store, though the vast majority of its changes aren’t initially obvious after you install it.
Well, we finally know the secret to Mark Zuckerberg’s success: He wears an identical gray T-shirt every day. “I want to clear my life so I have to make as few decisions as possible beyond serving this community,” Mr. Zuckerberg, Facebook’s co-founder and chief executive, said on Thursday.Mr.
People are always looking towards to the holiday season not just to receive gifts from loved ones but to also buy new gadgets for themselves (or in younger people's case, to ask their parents for new gadgets). Verizon has just announced two new products that will vie for your wallet's attention: the LG G Pad 7.0 LTE and its slightly bigger cousin, the LG G Pad 10.0 LTE.
Everybody hates spam and wants to fight it but spamming is on the rise. An article published in WIRED reports that spammers are taking over Apple’s iMessage platform. Unfortunately, the Cupertino based company is ‘moving slowly’ to help out the ‘beleaguered users’.
There are numerous instant messaging apps on the Play Store today but old school MMS via Google Voice is still available. Google Voice MMS only works over mobile carriers with MMS support. Unfortunately, not a lot of carriers are getting MMS support that's why some messages are missed.
The Android L (Lollipop? Lemon Meringue? Lime Key Pie???) is still a month or so away but already several apps have been adapting the the basic look of it. Textra SMS, an alternative messaging app for your Android device, is the first one among the apps of the same ilk to have adapted Android L’s Material Design and from the looks of it, it is indeed a beauty.
Have you almost gotten caught by the police because you had to read an important email while driving? Or do you have to pull over every once in a while because you’re waiting for a very important email from a client? Or maybe you’re just too busy to sit down and go through unread emails? These are just some scenarios when a voice assistant will really come in handy.
We all probably have a friend or two with an iPhone who chooses to leave their "read receipts" on so you can tell when they've read a text. A lot of people think read receipts are the worst , which is why it's great that Apple allows you to turn them off. Facebook, however, does not.