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AOL Acquires Photo And Messaging Startup Kanvas Labs

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AOL Acquires Photo And Messaging Startup Kanvas Labs

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LG Rolly is a portable keyboard that turns into a stick



The portable keyboard is a problematic gadget — to make sense, it needs to be big enough for a human to type on, but it should also be as small as possible

LG has tackled the problem with its Rolly Keyboard — an almost-full-sized keyboard that collapses into a stick. Yes, the stick still has the keyboard’s length (LG did not disclose the keyboard’s size), so it’s not exactly pocketable (though LG claims it is). In any case, it’s definitely more portable than a non-foldable keyboard of that…

5 can’t-miss apps: Kiwi for Gmail, Disney Gif, Medium and more



Between iTunes showcasing LGBT pride and Facebook’s rainbow-filtered profile photos, you may have missed some of this week’s best new apps.

Luckily, each weekend, we round up a few of our favorite new and updated apps. This week’s list includes a GIF keyboard app from Disney, a new Gmail app for Mac, Dropbox’s redesigned Android app and more.

Check out the gallery, below, to see our top picks. If you’re looking for more, take…

Disney Now Has Its Own GIF App And iOS 8 Keyboard


Line brings bacon, avocado and thousands of other emoji to iPhone with new keyboard app



Line, the company behind the massively popular messaging app of the same name, is breaking its signature stickers and emoji outside of its main app.

The company released a new keyboard app Wednesday called Emoji Line that makes thousands of its emoji and animated stickers available directly in the iOS keyboard.

Line, which has become almost synonymous with its illustrated characters, is most popular in Japan…

Massive security flaw may threaten millions of Samsung Galaxy phones



Have a Samsung Galaxy device? Chances are it has a security flaw that lets attackers install malware on it or eavesdrop on your calls, and there’s nothing you can do about it

Chicago-based security firm NowSecure has published a report claiming that a bug in the Swift keyboard software, preinstalled on more than 600 million Samsung devices, can allow a remote attacker, which is capable of controlling a user’s network traffic to execute arbitrary code on the user’s phone

See also: The Samsung…

BlackBerry is reportedly planning a switch to Android



BlackBerry may release an Android smartphone this fall.

BlackBerry is considering a new smartphone that will run Google’s Android operating system in a bid to win back customers it ceded to the iPhone and Android smartphones, Reuters reports. BlackBerry’s existing devices currently run its own BlackBerry 10 operating system.

The Android-powered smartphone, which will reportedly launch this fall, will sport…

Samsung patent reveals a way to turn Android phones into Windows laptops



Samsung has filed for an Android station that turns smartphones into Windows laptops

The tech company wants to trademark a docking apparatus that allows an Android-based smartphone or tablet to switch over to Windows when popped into the holder. The station, which was filed with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and first spotted by PatentlyMobile, is equipped with a keyboard and display.

Samsung Patent

Image: U.S. Patent…

Brands <3 Emoji



Domino’s is taking mobile ordering to the next level. Starting Wednesday, users can place an order simply by tweeting the chain a pizza slice emoji. The pizza chain — which calls for users to register their payment information, Twitter handle and regular order on its website — is the latest brand to jump on the emoji bandwagon as the characters increase in popularity.

According to Instagram research from last week, within a month of iOS launching the emoji keyboard, 10% of the captions and…