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Here’s what to expect at tomorrow’s LG G4 launch



It’s no secret that LG is debuting its fourth G-series flagship tomorrow, the G4, because, well, LG is one of the most transparent companies around when it comes to hyping its products prior to a launch. Whereas your Samsungs or HTCs won’t even discuss the name of their upcoming devices — a name everyone already knows well ahead of time — LG plainly tells its audience what to expect and teases plenty of details before the actual announcement.

There has, however, been some confusion regarding…

The Super app: Making tiny works of art to inspire empathy



We bet the “Social” folder on your phone is pretty full. If you always think twice before taking the plunge with a new app, we get it

That’s why we’ve taken a look at Super, a visual social app created by Twitter cofounder Biz Stone and Ben Finkel launched in November 2014, designed to “inspire empathy.”

Have a read through our look at the app below. Let us know in the comments if you use Super, or if you might consider giving…

Victorious Launches Its First Apps For Online Stars And Their “Superfans”


Facebook’s new notifications tab is a robust mini-news hub



Facebook wants notifications to become much more than a perfunctory list of recent behavior, events and invitations.

Mashable has learned the social network is quietly testing and rolling out a robust new notifications tab that pulls content from across the entire site and serves it up in one central place. Facebook, which confirmed the development to Mashable, plans to introduce the new tab to mobile users across the U.S. first, then worldwide, although it has yet to pin down exact…

Facebook Messenger Makes 10% Of Global VOIP Calls


French and Russian speakers love heart emoji, Americans prefer cake and meat emoji



Nothing captures the essence of modern-day communication like emoji — transcending language barriers and demographics — but a new study suggests that you’re more likely to play favorites with the icons you choose, based on your native tongue.

According to emoji data collected by keyboard app SwiftKey, the language you speak says a lot about the emoji you likely send.

For example, the study finds that French and Russian speakers…

Google may launch its own wireless carrier service at any moment



It’s been rumored for more than a year that Google has been working on a wireless service for smartphones, but now, the company is expected to launch the service in the U.S. as early as Wednesday, according to a new report.

Google will offer talk and data plans to customers as a part of a move that will put it in competition with local wireless providers, such as AT&T and Verizon, the Wall Street Journal reported.

The effort would…

HP’s new transforming laptops are rocking B&O Play audio



With Beats now owned by Apple, HP’s turning to Bang & Olufsen (B&O), the Danish electronics company and audio experts, to help tune the sound in its new PCs.

The new HP Envy x360 and Pavilion x360 are the first HP laptops running Windows 8.1 to feature B&O Play audio. HP says B&O has custom-tuned each laptop for clear and crisp sound

“A dedicated audio island isolates the sensitive audio circuits from other signals on the…

Mobile-First Word Processing App Quip Adds Chat Rooms, Making It More Like Slack


Google to websites: Be mobile-friendly or get buried in search



Google is introducing a new algorithm that affects how mobile search results appear — a significant change that will