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  • Amazon Expands Alexa with More Devices and Skills

    … Last week Amazon had a surprise event where it announced new devices and places where its digital assistant Alexa will be. If you’re a fan of Alexa, you’ll be pleased to use her in more places than ever before. If you’re not yet a fan yet, these new places may be compelling enough for you to check out Alexa. At the event last week, Amazon…

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  • 25 New Tech Tools I Use in My Daily Life

    … reading tweets. Moments is available on Twitter’s website and app. You can learn more at: Moments – A New Way to Make the Most of Twitter. Phone Tools Gboard I added Gboard, Google’s virtual keyboard, to my iPhone and iPad and now use it as my primary keyboard. I like Gboard because of its accuracy in suggesting words as I type. I also like…

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  • 8 Excellent Father’s Day Tech Gifts for 2017!

    … Not sure what to get Dad for Father’s Day? These tech gifts are sure to please your father, whether or not he’s a tech fan. Even if your dad is difficult to buy for, you’ll find a fun and useful gift in this list. Whether your budget is small or exceedingly generous, you’re bound to be inspired by these gift ideas for your dad. You may even…

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  • Facebook Testing Slideshow Feature in Android App

    … with music and a customized title Phil Oakley of Android Police shared the screenshots below, saying that users in the test group are seeing Slideshow among their “Post to Facebook” options, above “Tag Friends,” and tapping on it brings them to a gallery of photos and videos. And the social network confirmed to Sarah Perez of TechCrunch that it is testing Slideshow with “a small percentage” of Android users. Readers: Would you like to see Facebook launch Slideshow for Android? …

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  • Flurry: Mobile App Usage Increased 11% in 2016

    … and magazine sessions down 5 percent and music, media and entertainment up only 1 percent, it’s safe to say that social has absorbed the media industry. Check out Flurry’s complete report here. …

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  • Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton Named Snap Inc. Chairman

    … Snapchat parent Snap Inc. reached into the Hollywood ranks to name a full-time chairman. Kim Masters of The Hollywood Reporter reported that Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton will leave the film, television and music giant in six months to become chairman at Snap Inc. When Sony was victimized by a major hacking attack in November 2014…

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  • Snapchat Testing Deep Linking, Web Auto-Fill for Ads

    … and tap a link, which will bring them to a specific place within another application, such as a playlist in a music app or a product page in an e-commerce app. And web auto-fill enables users to complete lead-generation forms and opt to automatically use the personal information contained within when that information is required to sign up…

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  • Flurry: iOS Devices Led Activations Over Christmas Holiday

    … director Chris Klotzbach and marketing and analytics manager Lali Kesiraju commented: Key categories that overindexed for installs on Christmas day were messaging and social, games, music, media and entertainment and kids and family apps. Mobile users were catching up with loved ones, entertaining their guests and distracting kids, all on their devices. Check out Flurry’s complete data here. …

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  • Santa’s Helper: Snapchat’s Entry Into Native Games?

    … in their mouths. In August, Gatorade debuted a playable video game ad on Snapchat celebrating the career of tennis legend Serena Williams. And Under Armour released a similar game featuring Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton the following month. Wodjylo also discovered an unsponsored Puzzle Face game earlier this month, Constine reported, in which users slide tiles around as quickly as they can to reconstruct their faces. Readers: What are your thoughts on Snapchat native games? …

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  • Mark Zuckerberg Introduces Jarvis, His 2016 Personal Challenge

    … How much progress has Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg made in fulfilling his New Year’s resolution for 2016? Zuckerberg said in a Jan. 3 Facebook post that his personal challenge for 2016 was to use artificial intelligence to create a personal assistant, which he described as his own version of Jarvis from Iron Man. On Monday, he…

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