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There is something special about Shudu, the famous Instagram model from Africa registered under the username @shudu.gram. Followed by 136k Instagramers, Shudu is crowned with the most beautiful model of the Instagram title. Yet her account profile mentions a unique description of herself. She is "the world’s first digital Instagram model". Yes, that’s a bit surprising and fascinating. When we came across Shudu’s profile, she seemed a picture-perfect supermodel. Her shots are just mesmerizing to the extent that a lot of professionals ...
Apple Inc. is lately pushing hard on turning its dream autonomous car project into a market disruptor. In May this year, the company joined hands with Volkswagen to create an electric driverless vehicle integrated with in-house developed sensors and software system. Interestingly, Apple has mostly remained silent about on autonomous car project due to its stringent privacy policies. Tim Cook, Apple CEO had earlier this year called the autonomous car project the “mother of all AI projects”. On Wednesday, Patently Apple came across a E...
Microsoft Corp. on August 6 evening officially announced partnership with Disney’s Movies Anywhere to get access to its library of movies on the Movies & TV app for Xbox and Windows 10 devices. The news leaked out on Monday morning itself when Movies & TV logo was seen on Movies Anywhere’s website. To get access to the online movie service, the users simply need to sync their Microsoft accounts with Movies Anywhere account and that’s it. The Microsoft account holders are all set to watch eligible movies on the Movies & TV...
It’s 1995 and the internet has to change the world for better or worse. Fast forward to 2018 and the widespread of viral fake videos, images and news stories on the internet platform has become a threat to the digital generation. Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and other social networking sites are the biggest victims (or mediums?) of the unethical online trend of fakeism. To combat this sensitive issue, almost all tech enterprises have put the concerned subject on priority in this year’s annual agendas. The enterprises have laid down ext...
Playtika Ltd., the top maker of social casino mobile games such as House of Fun Slots and World Series of Poker - Texas Holdem Poker claimed the other day that the Android Instant Apps feature for games boosted its user acquisition rate and engagement ratio on its gaming platform. The company is one of the pioneer developers to integrate this new technology into its gaming portfolio and experiment with it. Android Instant Apps are hybrid models of how a website functions and how an app works. The users can simply choose to try an app...
Video-sharing is yet to find a better medium since the beginning of YouTube in 2005. With the number of daily users currently floating around 13,000,000,000 and still growing, it's rare to lack audience for good quality videos. And the interesting story is: anyone can make a free account, start sharing videos and most importantly, start earning money. Many YouTubers now depend on making videos to earn for a living, with some of the most popular YouTubers fiercely competing for spots on the list of the richest YouTubers, earning millio...
With widespread internet connectivity, the credibility of journalism has hit rock bottom. Every individual handling a mobile seems to be an independent journalist. Amid this, the freedom to share any content on social media platforms like YouTube and Facebook puts a big question mark on the reliability factor of the reporting. And hence today, we, as a community are fighting a lethal bug called “fake news”. In light of this sensitive issue, Facebook started a project to eradicate fake news from its platform in 2017. Apple also took a...
Gone are the days when music composers had to visit their music studios to record every beat and tune or convert lyrics into beautiful music. Thanks to the advancement in music technology, we have music making apps that facilitate to compose melodies on our fingertips. But there lies a minor glitch here. The internet is full of tons of music making apps along with sub-categories such as DAWs, beat machines, effects processors, drummers and many more. Music creators need to decide upon which device they want to create music, albeit th...
Apple has launched a dedicated in section in Apple News app that will feature only verified political stories in light of 2018 Midterm Elections. Apple News editors will curate the news and features published in diverse trusted sources and then will publish in its new section. The key point over here is that Apple is taking help of some artificial intelligence based algorithm to curate the news, but it will be done by real humans. Though, this is not a new concept for the Cupertino giant. The human curation underpinned Apple News si...
Wi-Fi security protocol will be getting a huge update after more than a decade, 14 years. This was confirmed as Wi-Fi Alliance launched the next-generation security standard for Wi-Fi, WPA3 on Monday to certify the shift. WPA3 is a successor to the existing WPA2 security protocol which has been in use since 2004. WPA3 promises to solve many vulnerabilities existing in the current model of wireless security standard. One big improvement on the new security protocol is that it makes it harder for hackers to crack your password by multi...