Drivemode raises $6.5M from Panasonic and others for smartphone car tech

March 22, 2017
 If you’re an Android device owner and also a driver, you may be familiar with Drivemode: It’s one of the most popular apps for use in cars on Google Play, with over one million downloads and active users spread across 180 countries. The app is designed to reduce distractions for drivers via an eyes-free interface designed to access smartphone functions entirely via voice. Read More

Xnspy Review: What Makes an Android Spy App Undetectable and What You Can Do With It

March 22, 2017

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Business owners, concerned parents, and suspecting spouses often look for undetectable monitoring apps. The objective of using such apps is always to keep things in the right order, to maintain workplace discipline and ethics, and to protect loved ones, or to catch a disloyal or cheating person. For this, the app has to work without […]

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My Storybook Pirate: Interactive Book Creator iPad Review

March 22, 2017

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Educational apps always peak my interest, especially those designed for young children. In the digital age, there is so much that can be taught through the new mediums available to us and tablets really do become more than just busy screens. In My Storybook Pirate: Interactive Book Creator app by LuStudioGames, young users will learn […]

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Causes of the global water crisis and 12 companies trying to solve it

March 22, 2017
 It’s World Water Day. Time to wake up and take shorter showers. That is, if we’re fortunate enough to have them. Water scarcity and pollution are persistent global problems. According to End Water Poverty, some 663 million people around the world have absolutely no reliable access to clean, safe water year-round. And two-thirds of the world population faces water scarcity for… Read More

Total Trivia Android Review

March 22, 2017

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We have all heard of bidding apps, shopping apps and play to win apps. What if you could combine all of those things? That is where the Total Trivia app comes in. Here is some of the app’s description: Total Trivia – are you good at trivia and quiz games? On Total Trivia, you can play […]

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Facebook tests an enhanced local search and discovery feature offering business suggestions

March 21, 2017
 Facebook is testing an enhanced local search feature that could see the social network creeping in on Google Maps, Foursquare and Yelp territory, TechCrunch learned and Facebook confirmed. Facebook users are now able to surface recommendations of nearby places – like “dinner nearby” or “bars nearby,” for example  – by entering a query in… Read More

How to sync content with iBooks on iPhone and iPad

March 21, 2017
How do I sync my content in iBooks? Make sure all your important data stays up-to-date by adjusting your settings.

Updated March 2017: Updated for iOS 10.3.

By adjusting your settings in iBooks you can ensure that all your favorite books, audiobooks, and PDFs between your iPhone, iPad, or even Mac are synced, so all your content is accessible on all your Apple devices. On top of that, you can also make sure that all your bookmarks and any notes you make also syncs between your iPhone, iPad, and Mac, meaning you never have to worry about losing your spot when switching between platforms mid-read.

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How to sync bookmarks and notes in iBooks on iPhone and iPad

When you are reading a book, you can set a bookmark so you’ll never lose your place, or add a note to a highlighted pass…

(Product) RED iPhone 7: Unboxing and hands-on!

March 21, 2017
Unboxing the (Product) RED iPhone 7 Plus — much watch!

This is the (Product) RED iPhone 7. And it’s gorgeous. It has a really deep, really matte, almost lustrous red anodized finish on the back and sides. Unlike the rose gold and gold iPhones, Apple even color-matched the antenna lines so they all but disappear. I’ve had a Product (RED) iPod touch for years and this is even… redder. The look is beyond sexy. It’s fire 🔥.

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The faceplate is white, which has rankled some people. I totally get it. Black makes the screen look more expansive for dark interfaces, including video and gaming, but a lot of interface is white and bright these days as well, from good old web pages to the new Apple Music and News interfaces. Plus, white just looks lighter to me. I’ve preferred it since the gold and rose gold iPhones. (Selfishly, it’s also easier to photograph since it doesn’t show as much dust.)

The Touch ID sensor ring is silver. It’s supposed to match the silv…