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Instagram for Android beta hints at multi-photo posts

Instagram for Android beta hints at multi-photo posts

Looks like Instagram has a major new feature coming soon to its service. A new beta update to the Instagram for Android app rolled out recently that includes support for multi-photo posts. With the update, you can press and hold on images in your library to select up to 10 photos that you’d like to

Google ending Hands Free pilot on February 8

Google ending Hands Free pilot on February 8

Remember Google Hands Free? The payment service entered a pilot phase last year, and now that test is coming to an end. Google is officially ceasing the Hands Free pilot that it was running in the San Francisco Bay Area. The company hasn’t revealed anything about what’s coming next, but it does confirm that it’s


21 HELPFUL APPS FOR TEACHERS AND EDUCATORS

21 HELPFUL APPS FOR TEACHERS AND EDUCATORS

Students attempting to text in class might be the bane of teachers everywhere, but even the most jaded luddite would have to admit: Tablets and smartphones in the classroom bring a number of advantages too. From greater student engagement to an expansion of the learning environment beyond normal school hours, gadgets can open new educational doors. But hardware is


What Does iOS 10 Mean for Businesses?

What Does iOS 10 Mean for Businesses?

Amidst all the hubbub of the iPhone 7 at Apple’s event today, the company also announced a release date for iOS 10: Sept. 13. Apple’s first double-digit mobile OS will ship with a bevy of new features and apps for consumers, but there are also major implications for the scores of businesses that rely on

Android Pay Works With Chase Visa Cards

Android Pay Works With Chase Visa Cards

Good news for Android users who bank with Chase: Now you can leave your card at home and pay for things with your phone. The bank now supports Google’s mobile payment system, Android Pay, on Chase Visa cards like Freedom, Slate, Sapphire, United Mileage Explorer and Hyatt Credit Card. To use it, start by downloading


Facebook throws out the news Paper

Facebook throws out the news Paper

Facebook Paper could have given publishers the reach they lost yesterday in the News Feed, but no one wanted the standalone news reading app. Facebook has pulled the Paper app from the app store and will discontinue support for existing downloads of it on July 29th, according to a message show to all user. Despite

Facebook has funds frozen in Brazil in another WhatsApp encrypted data dispute

Facebook has funds frozen in Brazil in another WhatsApp encrypted data dispute

Around $6 million in Facebook’s Brazilian bank account has been frozen on court order in another dispute about encrypted data involving local police authorities and Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp, according to the local Globo G1 news service. The dispute pertains to WhatsApp messages that Brazilian federal police want access to to progress an international drugs investigation, ongoing since January, Reuters reports. WhatsApp and its parent


¡Finalmente! Facebook makes it easier to post status updates in multiple languages

¡Finalmente! Facebook makes it easier to post status updates in multiple languages

Facebook today announced a new feature that makes it easier to publish status updates in multiple languages. Until now, you either had to post long updates that included all of the translations of the text or maybe post multiple updates — one for each language. Back in February, Facebook started testing a new feature that allowed Page

Congress Wants to Know if Pokemon Go is Catching All Your Mobile Data

Congress Wants to Know if Pokemon Go is Catching All Your Mobile Data

How much data does Pokemon Go use in a typical hunting session? The notion that leagues of Pokemon-hunting fanatics are burning through their carriers’ data plans—causing them untold amounts of grief and heartache in the form of huge bills for their overages—seems to have some members of Congress a bit concerned. So much so, that