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Adobe plans to work on AR, mixed reality software

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Adobe is giving artists the ability to create 3D and AR worlds without needing to code thanks to three new Apps the company is planning to release in 2019. Read more…

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This smart dog toy lets you play with your pup from anywhere — save 41%

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TL;DR: The Wickedbone smart bone is $99 at Amazon. It’s typically $169, so you’ll save $70.


Dogs are truly man’s best friend. The subject of arguably the best movies of our childhood (Beethoven and Air Bud are most definitely classics), and the best memes, dogs are indisputably the only choice in the dogs vs cats debate. 

If you own a pup, chances are the worst part of your day is leaving them. And if you couldn’t tell by those puppy dog eyes they give you as you close the door, they…

Fitbit Charge 3 activity trackers on sale at Amazon for $30 off

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TL;DR: Save $30 on the universally popular Fitbit Charge 3, an activity tracker that’s water resistant up to 50 meters.


You’re no couch potato, but hitting your personal fitness goals can sometimes always seems to be overtaken by something more important. When it comes to managing the daily grind, who has time to count every step they take?

Don’t give up just yet. Track those steps while staying connected to your everyday phone apps when you use a fitness tracking device. The Fitbit Charge…

Fitbit Charge 3 activity trackers on sale at Amazon for $30 off

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TL;DR: Save $30 on the universally popular Fitbit Charge 3, an activity tracker that’s water resistant up to 50 meters.


You’re no couch potato, but hitting your personal fitness goals can sometimes always seems to be overtaken by something more important. When it comes to managing the daily grind, who has time to count every step they take?

Don’t give up just yet. Track those steps while staying connected to your everyday phone apps when you use a fitness tracking device. The Fitbit Charge…

Huawei launches its own operating system called HarmonyOS

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After Huawei found itself on the “entity list,” which banned it from buying products and components (including licensing Google’s Android) from U.S. companies, the Chinese giant teased its own smartphone operating system. 

Now, that OS has officially been launched as HarmonyOS — but it’s not exactly focused on smartphones. 

Revealed at the Huawei Developer Conference in Dongguan, China, by the company CEO Richard Yu, HarmonyOS is a “distributed OS” that lets developers develop their apps…

Facebook targets shady app developers for abusing its platform

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Recently, Facebook has been aggressively pursuing shady developers who break its rules. This culminated from two “apps” engaging in “click injection fraud.”

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Airbnb vs. Vrbo: Everything you need to know about both accommodation sites

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Fortunately, there are a ton of options for travelers looking for a vacation rentals or really any alternative travel lodging. Here, we analyze two — Airbnb and Vrbo. Read more…

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Airbnb vs. Vrbo: Everything you need to know about both accommodation sites

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Fortunately, there are a ton of options for travelers looking for a vacation rentals or really any alternative travel lodging. Here, we analyze two — Airbnb and Vrbo. Read more…

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Instagram will now warn you before your account gets deleted, offer in-app appeals

Instagram this morning announced several changes to its moderation policy, the most significant of which is that it will now warn users if their account could become disabled before that actually takes place. This change goes to address a longstanding issue where users would launch Instagram only to find that their account had been shut down without any warning.

While it’s one thing for Instagram to disable accounts for violating its stated guidelines, the service’s automated systems

TikTok tests an Instagram-style grid and other changes

Short-form video app TikTok, the fourth most downloaded app in the world as of last quarter, is working on several new seemingly Instagram-inspired features — including a Discover page, a grid-style layout similar to Instagram Explore, an Account Switcher and more.

The features were uncovered this week by reverse-engineering specialist Jane Manchun Wong, who published screenshots of these features and others to Twitter.

A TikTok spokesperson declined to offer further details on the…