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The least-used emoji on Twitter has changed after a campaign to give it some love

The least-used emoji on Twitter has changed after a campaign to give it some love

This is the inspiring tale about how Twitter came to the rescue of the poor, unpopular little aerial tramway emoji In between your terrified primal tweet-screams at Trump’s latest nuclear threat and your ‘hilarious’ take on Mamma Mia 2, don’t forget that a fun way to spice up any social media post is to sprinkle in a few



Shocking Data Reveals Some Android OEMs Pushed Fake Security Patches

Shocking Data Reveals Some Android OEMs Pushed Fake Security Patches

Ashocking new research report spearheaded by Germany-based firm, Security Research Labs (SRL), revealed this week that many Android vendors not only fail to make key security patches available to their customers, but that some even go so far as to knowingly deceive device owners by telling them their firmware is secure and up-to-date, when in


New Samsung Galaxy Patent App. Copies the iPhone X ‘Notch’

New Samsung Galaxy Patent App. Copies the iPhone X ‘Notch’

t’s no secret that the smartphone industry — and, particularly, the Android ecosystem — is often dominated by a “monkey see, monkey do” design philosophy. Few companies epitomize that better than Samsung, who has long been accused of copying Apple’s flagship handsets whenever it could. If you don’t think that’s true, just consider this 132-page internal

Google Chrome Users Installed Malicious AdBlockers 20M Times

Google Chrome Users Installed Malicious AdBlockers 20M Times

Following an investigation conducted by internet security experts with AdGuard, Google has removed an assortment of fake and malicious AdBlockers from its Chrome Store, citing how the code hidden within their scripts may have been used to collect unauthorized information from users’ browsing sessions and manipulate the behavior of their browsers. “All the extensions I’ve highlighted


How to take photos of fireworks that don’t look really crap

How to take photos of fireworks that don’t look really crap

Going to the fireworks is a relatively easy and stress-free experience. You rock up to a muddy field with your family and friends, stand around drinking over-priced mulled wine and stare into the sky for around 15 minutes. But trying to take some not-embarrassing pictures to put on social media to prove you have a