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Dieter Bohn / The Verge:
iOS 11 preview, as its public beta goes live today: complexity added to features without sacrificing simplicity of iOS, but multitasking is still limited   —  As simple as possible, but no simpler  —  iOS 11 is the most ambitious software update from Apple in a very, very long time.
Jun 26, 2017, 4:36 PMIn context
Vlad Savov / The Verge:
Impressive first glimpses of simple ARKit apps, like a virtual measuring tape, suggest Apple is closer to delivering AR to masses than Google's Tango   —  Google's Tango is about the future whereas Apple's ARKit is about the present  —  Apple has often been accused of acting like it invented things …
Jun 26, 2017, 2:30 PMIn context
Dani Deahl / The Verge:
Snapchat's new Snap Map broadcasts your exact location to your friends every time you open the app, unless you turn on “Ghost Mode”   —  This detail about Snap Map is frightening  —  Earlier this week, Snapchat introduced Snap Map, an opt-in function that allows you to share your location with your friends on a map.
Jun 24, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Instagram is testing “favorites”, editable lists allowing users to share posts with a limited group of friends   —  Reinventing the friends list  —  Instagram has begun testing a way to share posts with a more limited group of friends.  Called favorites, the feature attempts …
Jun 23, 2017, 12:00 PMIn context
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Google announces new VR180 video standard, showing half a 360-degree view, and partners with Yi, Lenovo, and LG for new cameras   —  Google is launching a new, more limited cinematic VR format that it hopes will be almost as accessible as regular YouTube videos.
Jun 22, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Bixby Voice beta hands-on: appears to lack knowledge base, struggles with text messages, but interacts well with third-party apps, works best on local tasks   —  You'll be tapping 'Let's improve' a lot  —  The Bixby button on the side of Samsung's fantastic Galaxy S8 is finally getting its most important feature: voice support.
Jun 21, 2017, 7:35 PMIn context
Kaitlyn Tiffany / The Verge:
Tumblr, known for its activism on internet issues like net neutrality and the SOPA/PIPA fight, may change to be less outspoken, now that it's owned by Verizon   —  One of the open internet's fiercest defenders has a new boss  —  In 2014, Tumblr was on the front lines of the battle for net neutrality.
Jun 21, 2017, 3:50 PMIn context
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Netflix tests interactive episodes for kids which allow different storylines to be chosen, available on select smart TVs, Roku, and iOS devices   —  Can ‘choose your own adventure’ work on TV?  —  Netflix's first interactive episode arrives on the service today, giving viewers a chance …
Jun 20, 2017, 1:45 PMIn context
Chaim Gartenberg / The Verge:
Kickstarter Gold program debuts to bring back popular projects with a twist for new funding, launching today with 50 projects curated by Kickstarter   —  Kickstarter is bringing back some of its most popular projects in a new initiative called Kickstarter Gold.
Jun 20, 2017, 1:15 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Changing course, Netflix says it'll “never outgrow” fight for net neutrality, after CEO Hastings said company was big enough that issue didn't pose a big risk   —  Even thought its CEO said otherwise  —  After a few months of wishy-washy statements on net neutrality indicating …
Jun 15, 2017, 2:45 PMIn context

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