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Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Instagram adds new shopping features: redesigned business profiles, shop items from video posts, and save items to a shopping collection   —  Instagram is continuing to build out its shopping features today with the announcement of three new product updates.
Nov 15, 2018, 11:20 AMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Barnes & Noble announces the Nook 10.1", a tablet with 32GB of storage, front and rear cameras, a headphone jack, and Bluetooth, out Nov. 14 for $129.99   —  Today is just another day online.  It's also a day when we received news of a new Nook tablet from Barnes & Noble.
Nov 5, 2018, 6:10 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Misfit announces the Vapor 2, available “soon” for $249.99, with NFC, standalone GPS, two size options, and a higher-PPI display   —  After the delayed and drawn-out launch of its first touchscreen smartwatch last year, Misfit is back with its successor.
Oct 23, 2018, 1:05 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
A look at Thalmic Labs' new normal-looking smart glasses, called Focals, that display info in the right lens and will ship next year for $1,000   —  Although few people seem to really want to wear smart glasses or goggles — think Google Glass or Snapchat Spectacles — a startup thinks it's figured …
Oct 23, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Google launches Voice Access, a voice control app for Android to help people with limited mobility navigate their phones   —  Only on Android for now  —  Google's launching a new Android app today that'll help people with mobility and motor impairments control their devices.
Oct 2, 2018, 5:35 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Fitbit launches a new premium fitness coaching service called Fitbit Care, available via a new Fitbit Plus app, that also lets users connect with their doctors   —  Today, Fitbit announced a new service called Fitbit Care that'll coach users on staying well, whether that means sticking to their fitness plans or managing diseases.
Sep 19, 2018, 10:52 AMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Instagram says it will begin showing users who search for certain drug-related hashtags, such as “opioid”, info about seeking help for addiction and abuse   —  Instagram says people are using the platform's hashtags to find addiction support and communities as well as illegal drugs.
Sep 12, 2018, 11:40 AMIn context
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Sep 7, 2018, 10:55 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
Twitter's director of product management tweets pics of changes being weighed to make Twitter more “conversational”: improved reply threads, status indicators   —  No thanks  —  Sara Haider, Twitter's director of product management, tweeted a couple screenshots today showing off changes …
Aug 31, 2018, 6:32 PMIn context
Ashley Carman / The Verge:
ZTE unveils its latest flagship, the Axon 9 Pro, with 6.21-inch display, 4,000mAh battery, and Android 8.1 Oreo, available in Europe for €649 from September   —  ZTE can't resist its notch envy.  The company introduced its newest flagship phone — the Axon 9 Pro — at IFA in Berlin today …
Aug 30, 2018, 11:30 AMIn context

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