Microsoft made an app to rate your facial expressions against emojis

Microsoft has recently launched a free Windows app that uses machine learning to guess the facial expression you’re making when imitating an emoji. Called Emoji8, the app gives you a score for how well you recreate the emoji, and it’s mostly meant to show off the capabilities of this brand of artificial intelligence in an accessible […]

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Verizon will reportedly launch RCS text messaging in early 2019

In a small business focused GSMA event yesterday in New Jersey, Verizon’s SVP of consumer products, Aparna Khurjekar, announced that Verizon will launch support for RCS messaging in “early 2019.” The move is potentially significant as RCS is the new texting standard set to replace SMS just as soon as carriers around the world update their systems to […]

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Facebook Messenger is testing a Watch Videos Together feature

Facebook has launched its Watch Party feature earlier this year, which allows users of a Facebook Group watch videos in sync, commenting and reacting together. According to some new code added to Messenger, spotted by developer Ananay Arora, the company may be expanding a similar sort of feature to Messenger chats, via TechCrunch. Based on the spotted code snippets, it […]

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Google Assistant call screening is now available for the Pixel 2 and 2 XL

Google has release call screening feature for Pixel 3 and 3 XL the feature use Google Assistant to answer suspected spam calls and transcribe the conversation in real time. Now, the feature is coming to the Pixel 2 and 2 XL as part of this week’s Google Phone update, as spotted by Droid Life. Spam calls have been on the […]

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Volvo’s car subscription service is running short on XC40

Volvo’s new car subscription service, allows you to drive a brand-new vehicle and bundles in maintenance coverage, roadside assistance, and insurance, has proved to be much more successful than the company expected. AutoBlog reports that Volvo has already sold its first-year projection of vehicles in the service’s first four months, resulting in a waiting list for the XC40 […]

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Google’s new Wear OS update will make your smartwatch last longer

Google has announced that will soon update its Wear OS which will include several improvements, including the ability to quickly power down your watch and a new battery saver mode. The update is called “H,” and it will roll out to Wear OS smartwatches over the next few months, as detailed in a Google support blog […]

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AT&T to launch a new app to manage parental control features

AT&T has recently announced that it will soon shutting its parent control Smart Limits app and replacing it with a new app called Secure Family. The new app will be available November 26th, and includes new features like location tracking, time limits, and content filtering. The new upgraded OS version will allow users to monitor […]

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Mark Zuckerberg has recently ordered all Facebook executives to use Android phones

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has recently ordered his management team and to only use Android phones, given that the operating system has more total users worldwide. According to The New York Times, the decision reportedly occurred after Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized Facebook in an MSNBC interview for being a service that traffics “in your […]

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