Technology

First smartphone made from ethically sourced materials and manufacturing introduced

We love our smartphones. In fact, a recent study from Nottingham Trent Univ. revealed that the average person checks their cell 85 times over the course of a day. We also don’t hang onto our phones long either, craving the newest design offering shiny super screens and crisp looking cameras, as Apple has proven reportedly launching three new iphones in …

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Cool interactive LED crosswalk keeps pedestrians and bicyclists safer

Most of us, here in the United States, are used to crosswalks that have white stripes on dark asphalt but imagine if there was a glow-in-the-dark, 3D, or interactive LED crosswalk that changed its configuration based on the situation. Wouldn’t that be cool? Believe it or not, they already exist in the Netherlands, India, and London, all designed to make …

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Netflix raising prices by 10%

Netflix today has raised its prices slightly for new customers for its standard and premium plans, while existing customers will start paying the higher prices in November. Netflix will be raising it’s standard plan from $9.99 to $10.99 and its premium plan will go from $11.99 to $13.99 for U.S. customers. The basic plan will remain at $7.99. Here is …

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Twitter may allow twice as many character tweets

If you are anything like most of us, you love to Tweet! Twitter has announced that once again they’ll be relaxing the 140 character count for some select users, up to a possible 280. Some are outraged, while others enjoy the additional space to express themselves. Twitter says the move is meant to address, “languages impacted by cramming,” including English …

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Great new app allows users to actually delete a text after sending it and we are living for it

Wait, what?!  So, you can really delete a text after sending it? Yes, you can! A new app has made it possible to get rid of a text message from somebody’s phone prior to them seeing it. One more time, there IS actually a way to erase sent texts before the recipient has read them. After numerous times of hoping …

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Apple will soon announce arrival of new iPhone 8 smartphone

On Tuesday, September 12th, Apple will reveal details of three new smartphones they plan to release in the future. The official announcement will be held at 10am PST at The Steve Jobs Theater in California. Can you believe this year marks the tenth anniversary of the original iPhone? While updated versions of the current iPhone 7 and 7 Plus with wireless charging will be added, …

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There is a new most liked Tweet ever and it is sweet and simple

Twitter announced that there is now a new most-liked tweet of all time and that achievement goes to former President Barack obama when he tweeted, “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…” pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017. With 4.1 million likes and climbing, the …

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Samsung shares results of Galaxy Note7 investigation

Samsung on Monday held a press conference to share results of its investigation into Note 7 fires that forced the South Korean firm to temporarily recall and eventually permanently discontinue its supposed iPhone killer. For starters, the original battery made by Samsung SDI was irregularly sized and had a flaw in the upper right corner that could cause a short circuit. A third-party battery made by Amperex Technology was used in replacement Note 7 units, but …

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