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Before the filters of Instagram and Snapchat, there were purikura sticker photo booths. It was the main way young people of the ’00s could share silly, heavily edited pictures of each other complete with text and funny backdrops.
While we may have moved on from IRL super cute sticker photos, the look has come back in the form of a Chinese beautifying iOS and Android app called Meitu.
Poor Facebook: The teens, they’re not so into it.
The world’s largest social network was “big” and “made sense” circa 2004, according to Monkey cofounder Isaiah Turner, but no longer. He and Ben Pasternak, 18 and 17 respectively, have launched a new social network — one they believe the teens will actually want.
Monkey is an iOS app for people who have friends, and then they have “internet friends.” It’s a way to find more of the latter, the pair say, rather than connecting with people from…
Qualcomm is in trouble.
For most, those words probably mean next to nothing, but if you know much about the technology within your smartphone, it means a great deal. Qualcomm builds many of the key components of the world’s smartphones — specifically, the modems and often the processors, too. It’s also the dominant vendor in both categories.
To smartphone users, the difference between a phone that uses a chip or modem from Qualcomm and some other brand is often measured in seconds — how long…