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Apple Users Complain iOS 8 Messes Up AirPrint on iPhones and iPads



If the other user issues reported with iOS 8 weren’t enough, Apple‘s latest mobile operating system has reportedly caused problems with AirPrint, the tool that allows iOS devices to print over Wi-Fi, by stalling the job or altogether preventing printing.

Numerous discussion threads on Apple forums have detailed customer issues with AirPrint after updating an iPhone or iPad to iOS 8. A commonly reported problem is an error message (“URF error”) that halts printing. Many users pointed out that…

LeBron Denies Forgetting He’s on the Cavs, But This Vine Doesn’t Lie



LeBron James has a message for all you “non-basketball people.” That message? He remembers that he plays for the Cleveland Cavaliers now — he’s “coming home,” in case you missed it — and is no longer a member of the Miami Heat

James has to clarify all this because it looked like he had a senior moment when his current and former teams met for the first time. James, it sure as heck looks like, tried to set a screen on his own Cavaliers teammate Matthew Dellavedova, in the process freeing up…

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Facebook ‘Safety Check’ Tells Friends You’re OK in a Natural Disaster



Some status updates are more important than others

With that in mind, Facebook on Wednesday announced Safety Check, a new feature that lets friends and family know you’re safe after a natural disaster has occurred. When such an event transpires, Facebook will send you a message asking if you’re OK

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If you’re OK, you can select a message saying “I’m safe.”


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Three Android Ads Hint at Upcoming Nexus Smartphone, Tablet



Three new Google Android ads appear to hint at the rumored next-generation Nexus smartphone and tablet devices expected to launch this month.

The ads also carry a new slogan: “Be together. Not the same.” The spots feature animated Android-style characters varying in size and dressed up in different styles, often dancing to ’90s music.

None of the ads call out a new Android product specifically, but one shows a smaller character at a…

How to Get the Most Out of Your Promoted Tweets



Twitter’s Promoted Tweets is one of the most effective ways to run a Twitter marketing campaign. It’s affordable, easy to use and gives you access to a wide range of targeting and ad-management tools that let you reach the right customers at the right time — all while staying in control of your ad dollars.

But with more than 271 million Twitter users worldwide, countless competitors and only 140 characters to convey your message, how exactly does a business make the most out of Promoted…

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Messages Supporting Hong Kong Protesters Stream from Web to the Streets



The protests in Hong Kong calling for more local control of its political future have largely played out on television news broadcasts and live blogs, constantly updated with the latest developments

But for one group of self-described media artists in Hong Kong, even this high level of focus on the protests was simply not enough. They decided to crowd source support for Occupy Central with Love and Peace (OCLP) protests from around the globe using technology

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Kids Pose as History’s Most Influential Latino Leaders



Eunique Jones Gibson — photographer and creator of the non-profit organization Because of Them, We Can — has launched a new art campaign called Por Ellos, Si Podemos to send a positive message to kids by highlighting influential Latinos in history

“Most of the time when I hear about Latinos on television or even online, they’re negative stories…but very few about the positive impact and contributions that Latinos have had,” Gibson tells Mashable. By turning her camera on these well-known…

10 Important Historical Moments Told Through Text Message



As philosopher George Santayana once famously said, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”

Luckily, we have text message conversations to help us remember

If you’re struggling to recall some of history’s most important and influential moments, look no further than these imagined conversations, covering world history from the Cretaceous period right up through the 20th century

Santayana would be super proud. Read…

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