How to make an animated GIF with Photoshop

GIFs are pretty much an inescapable form of internet communication now, and it’s never been easier to make your own. Giphy’s online GIF maker lets you pull short YouTube clips and add captions, and Giphy Capture is a great Mac app that lets you drag the part of the screen …

Read More »

Thieves are using Apple IDs to steal money, Chinese payment firms say

China’s two largest digital payments services, Alipay and WeChat Pay, have warned that thieves are using compromised Apple IDs to make purchases with people’s accounts. Alipay posted a warning offering “security tips about Apple phones,” which said that it had contacted Apple many times with hope of solving the issue, …

Read More »

Instagram is testing tapping through posts instead of scrolling

Instagram is testing a new way to advance through photos, by tapping through posts like you would on Stories, it was reported by TechCrunch. Tapping through posts is meant to eliminate the supposedly cumbersome experience of scrolling, while also displaying the entirety of every post in one tap. The test …

Read More »

Google Translate can now visually translate 13 more languages

Starting this week, the Google Translate app will be capable of visually translating 13 new languages by using the camera on your smartphone, according to a report from VentureBeat. In 2015, Google added the visual translation feature to the Translate app with the support of 27 different languages. It allows …

Read More »

Leak shows a new Nokia phone returning to Verizon

According to VentureBeat’s Evan Blass, HMD Global is bringing its mid-range Nokia devices back to the US through a partnership with Verizon. The Nokia brand has seen a sizable amount of success across Europe under its new owner, and possibly enough to tempt them to dip their toes back into …

Read More »

The Garmin Instinct is a rugged smartwatch for outdoor activities

Garmin just announced a new GPS watch called Instinct, built for endurance when worn during outdoor activities like running or mountain biking. Instinct comes with a 3-axis compass, barometric altimeter, and multiple global navigation satellite systems (GPS, GLONASS and Galileo). Support for multiple navigation systems allows the watch to track …

Read More »

Mercedes-Benz wants to make the 2020 S-Class partially autonomous

Mercedes-Benz plans to debut its own semi-autonomous system on the refreshed S-Class sedan, due in the 2020 lineup, according to an Automotive News interview with the company’s head of research. The system will offer what the Society of Automotive Engineers refers to as “Level 3” autonomy, which means the car …

Read More »