Category Archives: Android

This app will tell you which of your photos are actually good enough to post (which is both harsh and helpful)

It's a rare occasion when you take the perfect photo on the first try. Most likely, your camera roll is clogged with photos as you attempt to shoot that all-star selfie, picture at the concert, or snapshot of the new glow-in-the-dark donuts

But for all you accidental photo hoarders, photography app EyeEm and its AI helper are here to remove your pre-post photo clutter.

The app rolled out an update on Wednesday, giving users the ability to choose which photos will be the most liked. The new feature is called EyeEm "Selects," and it's an AI curator that automatically selects the best shots on your camera roll based on learned algorithms. Read more...

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Crunch Report | Uber Might Have To Support In-App Tipping

 Today’s Stories  New York’s Taxi commission to propose in-app tipping requirement for Uber Google reaches $7.8 million settlement in its Android antitrust case in Russia Facebook issues statement after murder suspect shares video of shooting in Cleveland Instagram now lets you organize bookmarks into private collections Steve Jobs’ custom Apple I and other historic machines… Read More

RCS, Google’s answer to iMessage, expands to 27 more carriers and OEMs

 While messaging apps like WhatsApp, Messenger, Snapchat and WeChat rake in ever more users, features and relationships with key brands, and Apple’s iMessage continues to play strong with iPhone users, Google today announced a big step forward in its own strategy to bring a native, enhanced, native messaging service to more Android devices — a play for Google to help carriers… Read More

Facebook brings its Slideshow movie-maker to Android

 This past summer, Facebook introduced a new photo-sharing sharing tool called Slideshow that’s able to turn your photos and videos into mini-movies that also include themed music and transitions. The feature had originated in Facebook’s private photo-sharing app Moments before making its way over to the main social network. The idea is to offer Facebook users an easier way to… Read More

Sad! Trump reportedly forced to give up the phone he tweets with

Donald Trump might find it a little harder to share his thoughts on Twitter (as opposed to having his social media team do it for him), as he was reportedly forced to give away the phone he prefers to use when he has messages to share on the service. 

According to The New York Times, the President-elect had to replace his Android phone with a "secure, encrypted device approved by the Secret Service."

The NYT previously said Trump uses a Samsung Galaxy phone, and it's likely possible to distinguish tweets sent by Trump himself (as opposed to those sent by his team) by checking which are sent from an Android phone.  Read more...

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