TC Droidcast 43: HTC One M9 And… Facebook?

TC Droidcast 43: HTC One M9 And… Facebook?

 This week, Chris Velazco joins us to discuss the HTC One M9, which he got to review over at Engadget. The company’s new smartphone looks pretty similar to last year’s model on the outside, but HTC also revamped the camera.…

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Facebook’s Parse Launches New IoT Service, Debugging Tool And More

Facebook’s Parse Launches New IoT Service, Debugging Tool And More

 Parse, the platform-as-a-service company Facebook acquired in 2013, today revealed a couple of new features at Facebook’s F8 developer conference in San Francisco: Parse for IoT, Enhanced Sessions to improve app security, support for React and a new debugging tool.…

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Giphy + Messenger, Giphy’s First Mobile App, Brings GIF Search To Facebook Messenger

Giphy + Messenger, Giphy’s First Mobile App, Brings GIF Search To Facebook Messenger

 Giphy has launched its own app called Giphy + Messenger that integrates directly with Facebook Messenger. With the expansion of Facebook Messenger into its own developer platform, as announced today at f8, Giphy joins a few exclusive apps that will…

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The Beastgrip Pro Turns Your Phone Into A Mobile Video Rig

The Beastgrip Pro Turns Your Phone Into A Mobile Video Rig

 The Beastgrip Pro is a rig system for your phone that lets you take better photos and video by adding stability, mics, lights, and lenses. Read More Source: Gadget

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Kickstarter Spotlight Gives Project Creators Better Post-Funding Storytelling Tools

Kickstarter Spotlight Gives Project Creators Better Post-Funding Storytelling Tools

 Kickstarter has a new project page layout called Spotlight that acts as a showcase that outlasts each project’s actual crowdfunding campaign. The new Spotlight landing pages put much more focus on the results of the projects themselves, with pages that…

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All 650 UK House Of Commons Members To Get An iPad Air 2

All 650 UK House Of Commons Members To Get An iPad Air 2

 Apple’s iPad Air 2 is getting its own ‘Oprah moment’ in the UK today, as all 650 Members of Parliament in the UK House of Commons members are getting the devices following the general election coming up in May. Already,…

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Fan TV’s New App Is A Must-Have For Cord Cutters

Fan TV’s New App Is A Must-Have For Cord Cutters

 As a cord cutter, one of the ongoing challenges is figuring out which shows and movies are available for streaming on services like Netflix, Amazon Prime Instant Video, Hulu and others, and which are only available as paid downloads. A company…

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August Raises $38 Million To Expand Smart Lock Retail Availability

August Raises $38 Million To Expand Smart Lock Retail Availability

 Smart Lock purveyor August has raised another $38 million in funding, bringing the company’s tally up to $50 million, the company’s co-founder Jason Johnson told TechCrunch. August’s Smart Lock attempts to reinvent the front door and rid the world of…

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Indiegogo Darling Canary Hits Best Buy For $249

Indiegogo Darling Canary Hits Best Buy For $249

 Canary, the all-in-one smart home monitoring system that launched on Indiegogo in summer of 2013, is today available in retail locations for the first time. This is a relatively big deal considering just how few crowd-funded hardware products ever make…

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Leap Motion Is Bringing Hand Tracking To The OSVR Headset In May

Leap Motion Is Bringing Hand Tracking To The OSVR Headset In May

 The open-source OSVR virtual reality headset is getting one of its first peripherals in the form of an optional faceplate that brings hand tracking to virtual reality projects via an embedded camera. Read More Source: Gaming

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