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Report: Google’s New Cellular Phone Service Will Automatically Switch Between Sprint, T-Mobile, And WiFi Signals

Report: Google’s New Cellular Phone Service Will Automatically Switch Between Sprint, T-Mobile, And WiFi Signals

This month, Google¬†announced partnerships with Sprint and T-Mobile to become a “MVNO”, which stands for mobile virtual network operator. That means Google will provide wireless service under its own brand name, while using Sprint and T-Mobile’s networks, which is how carriers like Virgin Mobile and Cricket operate. A report from several media outlets this week [...]

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Law Enforcement Officials Say This Popular Navigation App Could Hurt Police Officers

Waze is a popular mobile navigation app that we here at ZAGGblog have written about extensively over the years. The Google-owned app is in the news this week, however, because some law enforcement officials are asking for one of the most popular features of the app to be disabled, citing the safety of police officers. [...]

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Apple Watch Battery Life Will Last At Least 2.5 Hours With ‘Heavy Use’

One of the big concerns users have with wearable technology such as smart watches is battery life, that is, how long can a user wear the device without having to take it off to recharge. That’s certainly one of the concerns potential buyers of Apple’s Apple Watch — projected for release in the first few [...]

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Mouse-Box Is A Fully Functioning PC Inside A Mouse [VIDEO]

Small, ultra portable PCs are nothing new. Projects like Raspberry Pi or operating systems installed on USB flash drives have been around for years now. But one new project out of Poland introduces a unique new form factor for portable PC, and it exists inside a very familiar tool: A computer mouse. The project is [...]

roundsapp

This Video Chat App Lets Your Talk With Up To 12 Friends At One Time

Video chatting on mobile devices is nothing new. Facetime. Google Hangouts. Skype. There’s a lot of players in the market. Rounds is different, though, in that it allows users to not just chat with one friend, but up to 12 at a single time. And this week, the Israel-based company announced that it had raised [...]

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Google’s Visual Translation Service Word Lens Is Now Part Of ‘Translate’ App

Last year, Google acquired a company called Quest Visual whose business was using mobile devices to translate text that you’d find in real life — that is, you could use your camera to view a photo of a street sign in a foreign language, and the words would be translated on your device’s screen. Google [...]

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Evernote Introduces New App To Easily Scan Documents [VIDEO]

Those who like to digitize as many documents from their life as possible have a new app to assist them: Evernote has released a new paper scanning app called Scannable that quickly and easily scans paper documents and makes them available for sharing or storage in Evernote. Scannable is available free for iOS devices, and [...]

Rumor: Twitter Launching New In-App Video Features Within Next Few Weeks

Rumor: Twitter Launching New In-App Video Features Within Next Few Weeks

When it comes to video, Twitter isn’t the social media service most people think of first. Sure, the microblogging company owns Vine, the service that lets you create six-second clips and easily share with others, but for the most part, video has been the domain of Instagram, Snapchat, and lately, Facebook. Twitter hopes to change [...]

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Twitter Is Rolling Out New ‘While You Were Away’ Feature Displaying Popular Tweets You May Have Missed

On Facebook, users are now used to seeing algorithmically selected posts that may be hours or days old on their timelines. A similar feature is reportedly being debuted on Twitter, with many users reporting they’re now seeing a selection of “While you were away…” tweets inside their app. Twitter announced in late 2014 they would [...]

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Report: Apple Touch ID Can Be ‘Hacked’ Using Photos Of Users’ Fingerprints

One of the really nice features of Apple’s latest iOS devices has been Touch ID, the fingerprint-sensing capability to let you quickly log into your device, purchase apps, and enter passwords, without needing to type. A “hacker” group in Europe is warning, however, that Touch ID might have some vulnerabilities, specifically, that a fingerprint can [...]

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