In a long-awaited move, the popular messaging platform WhatsApp has finally made its official web debut. Desktop and laptop owners will be happy to know that they can now message their favorite contacts directly from their computers, without the need to install additional apps.
According to a new study from the Reuters Institute and the University of Oxford, people are getting their news from ... unexpected sources. Put away your CNN app and stop checking the New York Times because a familiar app is now keeping you up to date on current events: WhatsApp.
While it remains unknown how exactly augmented reality will make its way into the mainstream (the Microsoft HoloLens sitting at $3,000 isn't exactly accessible), many brands have been trying to integrate the tech into their mobile apps, mimicking the success of Snapchat and its popular AR filters. One of those brands going all in on augmented reality is Shazam.
Your favorite music-streaming app is taking artists from its popular RapCaviar playlist on tour to five major US cities. That's right, put down your smartphones and pick up your credit card because these tickets are going to sell fast.
Changing the look and feel of an app's user interface can really make it more pleasurable. Popular apps like Facebook or Twitter may take for granted the importance of a clean UI, since the companies have hundreds of millions of users no matter what their apps look like.
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Emoji icons can vary greatly from manufacturer to manufacturer. Normally, this isn't be a problem, unless all of your friends use iPhones and you're the only one that receives a different icon than the rest of your group. And for the record, they don't all correspond to each other, which only makes using them that much more difficult.
With the Galaxy S5's root bounty over $18,000 and climbing, there's still no Superuser in sight. That doesn't mean we can't tweak and personalize our shiny new toys, though. Several customization options are available just by virtue of the S5's Android base, and installing a custom launcher is one of the fastest ways to get a fresh look.
Back in 1996, the Super Nintendo had pretty much reached its end of life, since everyone in the Mario club began switching from 2D to 3D gaming. The third home console by Nintendo, the Nintendo 64 (N64), ushered in the new 3D gaming generation of Nintendo fanatics, paving way for the Wii. But there was some stiff competition for cartridge-based N64, including more advanced disc-based consoles such as the Sony PlayStation and Sega Saturn, which were actually both released before the N64.
In most cases, when the free trial of software is over, that's it—you're left to either pay for it or find an alternative. But what happens if the trial wasn't long enough to sell you on the product? It'd be nice if there was a way to test it out again without having to whip out your credit card.
We see Steampunk props all the time and wonder where the maker found all their pieces. In fact, for some people it's almost like a game to examine each prop and see if they can name all of the original parts.
Andy Field shows you how to perform the “Whispers” card trick by John Mendoza. This is a more advanced trick that requires a detailed setup that Andy demonstrates.
Apple Macs are easy computers to learn how to use, and these ten tips will make your computer even easier to understand! These are shortcuts to help you bypass routine tasks, and once you master them, your productivity and efficiency will increase.
Sarah Austin from Pop17 has been getting a lot of emails recently about how she makes her live show. Well, this is how she does it, so listen up carefully. She covers everything from the audio to lights and green screen.
The most popular rum drinks liven up any party. Be the life of the party by learning to mix eight rum cocktails in this free drink mixing video series.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a popular sashimi salad with Kitchen Access. First, you will grab the salmon and slice it into strips, the thinner the better. Now, grab yellow tail and cut it into thin slices as well. Next, grab the tuna and cut it into thin strips too. From here, you will set these on the serving dish and put fresh lettuce into a mixing bowl. Then, add in pomegranate seeds, lemon, sea salt, and lemon oil. Toss this and then place on the serving dish. serve this to you...
In this video, we learn how to make Jjamppong. You will need: Jjamppong noodles, 10 dried anchovies, 3 shiitake mushrooms, 1/3 c dried kelp, 1/2 of a medium onion, 1/4 c pork, 3 large shrimp, 4 mussels and a few pieces of squid. You will also need garlic, ginger, vegetable oil, oyster sauce, fish sauce, hot pepper flakes, ground black pepper, carrots, leeks, bamboo shoots and white mushrooms. First, you will make your stock which involves taking 7 cups of water and boiling it with your dried ...
There's no exact science to achieving high-school popularity. But you definitely don't have to throw half your class under the bus to get there.
How to do a popular card flourish where the cards shoot from one hand to the other.
In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to remix popular songs in Audacity. Open Audacity. Go to file > open and find your song for remixing. Then go to effect > change speed. Select a percentage change and click OK. You can change the pitch by going to effect > change pitch and select something and click OK. Play it and see what the pitch change does to the original and select the one that you like. Under ‚Äòeffect‚Äô there are plenty of other options available like ‚Äòamplify‚Äô,...
The College Forums.com explains how to play the drinking game Flip Cup. The guys demonstrate a one-on-one match, but the game is normally played using teams, with one team on one end of a table and the other team on the other end. Every player starts off with a cup full of beer. To start, two players, one from each team, tap their cups on the table, tap their cups together, tap it on the table, then down the whole beer. They then take their empty cups, put them on the side of the table, and f...
Sick of living life on the sidelines? Ready to make more friends? This tutorial will give you a few key tips to help you achieve popularity.
American Bartenders School shows how to make a Pomegranate Martini mixed drink cocktail recipe. You will need vodka and grenadine. Learn how to mix a pomegranate martini by watching this video beverage-making tutorial.
Learn how to play riffs like Stevie Ray Vaughan.
If you love the creamy flavor of mashed potatoes, but need a healthier option to appease your health-conscious relatives this Thanksgiving, try making mashed cauliflower, mashed celery root, or mashed carrots and parsnips using a food processor and seasonings of your choice.
There are over 250,000 apps in the Android Market, ranging from free productivity programs to a ridiculous $200 for a vuvuzela horn effect. But chances are you don't have the vuvuzela app on your Android smartphones right now, but you are likely to have one of the ten most popular apps in the Android Market.
Check out this article from the LA Times that picks through how awesome Red Dead Redemption is for its creators Take Two.
Learning the basics of SEO In this tutorial I will go over the basics of Search Engine Optimisation. The "white-hat-way" ("black-hat" SEO is tricking Google and other search engine providers, this will get you into trouble quick!).
In this helpful video tutorial, you'll find out the secret to beating the Population Control challenge in the popular PS3 title, God of War 3. It's a pretty simple challenge that needs to be completed in a certain amount of time. You basically just have to make sure there are no more than 50 enemies at the same time. So good luck and enjoy the video!
If you love the prolific schoolgirl manga series Shugo Chara, you have probably wanted to draw a replica of the iconic title character for yourself. This video tutorial will teach you how to draw her on the computer quickly and with great detail and color.
Without light, the Mimeans became very pale, and without possessions they were forced to interact with imaginary objects and play with imaginary toys. In this series Mark Wenzel shows you how to perform popular mime routines.
Learn to create the popular dubstep "talking wobble bass" sound using Operator and Ableton Live. Dubspot Instructor and Ableton Certified Trainer Michael Hatsis aka !banginclude explains how to create this popular sound. By combining settings on Operators with the Ableton Live device Redux effect, this video takes you through the process and shows you how it's done.
Soccer is the most popular sport in the world, and especially popular among young people in the United States. This video features a university soccer coach explaining several important drills for developing young soccer players, including two-touch passing and doing over-unders with the ball. Have you kid dominating the pitch in no time with these drills!
Michelle Phan replicates the entire Lady Gaga Poker Face look: hair, accessories and makeup! You don't need the blonde wig or anything, they're just for fun. The gloves are sick though! Love them. This look is great for prom, clubbing and other glamorous occasions.
Alice in Wonderland has been around since 1865, when Charles Lutwidge Dodgson penned the novel under his pseudonym, Lewis Carroll. The classic story follows Alice on her journey down the rabbit hole and into a fantasy world full of anthropomorphic creatures, like the White Rabbit, Caterpillar, Cheshire Cat, Hatter, Duchess and Queen of Hearts.
Remember those old vinyl records? Remember jumping on the 8-track bandwagon? Switching over to cassette tapes? How much money you spent converting your music collection to compact discs? To MP3s?
Last weekend, some unlucky Gmail users inadvertently had their email accounts wiped out. Actually, it was 0.02 percent of all Gmail users—or roughly 40,000 of the 200 million who use the email service, due to an "unexpected bug" which affected copies of the data. Gmail does make backup files of everything, so eventually everyone will reclaim their email history. In fact, as of yesterday, Google has successfully restored all information from their backup tapes and has started returning everyon...
In this beginner guitar lesson, learn how to read chord lines - a very popular way to write out chords that is used in the guitar playing community.
Watch this science video tutorial from Nurd Rage on how to get lithium metal from an Energizer battery. They show you how to get Lithium Metal from an Energizer Ultimate Lithium battery.