Tricks you may not know about your smartphone

You’re smartphone is a camera, music player, voice recorder, calendar, alarm clock, stop watch, stock tracker, weather forecaster, flashlight, musical instrument, remote control, e-book reader and more! Some people say it even makes phone calls. But if you don’t know how to use it, then it’s just a small brick.  …

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WhatsApp hits 100 million voice calls per day

Despite reports that say millennials believe “phone calls can be burdensome,” users of the very popular messaging service WhatsApp are making over 100 million voice calls every day, taking that oh-so-heavy burden head on. With over 1 billion users, WhatsApp is one of the biggest communication platforms in the world, thriving in …

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The future of big rigs could lie in these overhead wires

Semi trucks are a fixture on the world’s highways, transporting a significant portion of the world’s cargo — and that’s leading to a rash of innovation in the space that mirrors what’s happening in the automotive world. Self-driving trucks, electric powertrains; you name it, someone’s working on it. Siemens is working on something …

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YouTube launches live mobile streaming for a select few

YouTube is adding a live streaming option to its mobile app, the company announced today, a new feature that will allow users to broadcast live video from their mobile devices with the touch of a button. The company’s mobile streaming interface looks markedly similar to Periscope’s, with viewer comments scrolling up …

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YouTube Red buys its first big TV series

YouTube Red, Google’s paid video streaming service, has purchased its first big-budget television series, reports The New York Times. The show will be called Step Up, and it’s based on the Channing Tatum dance drama franchise of the same name. Lionsgate, which produced the franchise’s fourth and fifth iterations, will deliver a …

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