Post Thumbnail

A new button in Pinterest's iOS app makes it much easier to add those pumpkin-seed muffin recipes to your boards. Considering around 80 percent of Pinterest's traffic comes from mobile devices, it's surprising it took the company so long. To find the button, simply launch a mobile browser, click t...

July 24th 2015 at 3:03am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you need (almost) every publicly available Reddit comment for any reason -- hey, maybe you're a researcher or maybe you just love data -- then ready your external HDD, because someone bundled 'em all up nicely. User "Stuck_In_the_Matrix" collected every comment he could from as far back as Octo...

July 11th 2015 at 2:38am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

We've adjusted to watching each other's lives six-seconds at a time, but Vine's shareable moments always come across a little ...blurry. Thankfully, the short-video service is fixing that: as of today, folks using the Vine app on iOS will have access to a new HD quality option. Love it. Use it. Sa...

July 10th 2015 at 10:33am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

It's now easier to "pin" images you like from Instagram, Etsy and Polyvore, thanks to the first fruits of Pinterests' developer platform released back in May. The app/website now features IFTTT and Polyvore integration, letting you log into those services with a Pinterest account and do some serio...

July 9th 2015 at 7:14am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

There might be a time when you quickly need to share your location on Facebook to make sure at least one person knows where you are. If that ever happens, you can just fire up Google Maps on an iPhone or an iPad, drop a pin and share your info from within the app, now that it's been updated with t...

July 8th 2015 at 6:58am 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Do you enjoy getting a truckload of birthday wishes on Facebook each year? Well, prepare for the same thing to happen via Twitter. The 140-character social network now allows you to add your birthday to your profile, letting the masses know the proper 24-hour period to ping you with a celebratory...

July 6th 2015 at 4:55pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo will officially leave the building next month, but one of his ambitious pet projects — codenamed "Project Lightning" — just might change the way people interact with Twitter even after he's gone. According to a report from BuzzFeed's Mat Honan, Lightning will h...

June 18th 2015 at 12:25pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Gaming has well known dark sides, but it can also improve spatial skills, reduce stress and even bring families together. Two new studies may further confuse you about the benefits, with one concluding that gaming makes you friendlier in the real world, and another implying it could ruin your brai...

May 20th 2015 at 5:34pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

If you're like me, your News Feed on Facebook is filled with just as much content from brands as it is updates about your classmate's vacation. Based on feedback, the folks in Menlo Park are changing the way it handles updates from your pals. Posts made directly by your friends will now display cl...

April 21st 2015 at 7:07pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Peeking at what's trending on Twitter ensures you don't miss anything, but sometimes a hashtag's meaning isn't obvious. For those strange-looking acronyms, subjects and unfamiliar names, the 140-character social network tweaked the way its Android and iOS apps handle trends. On the top chart, ther...

April 8th 2015 at 5:03pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Artists and comedians have been doing some truly amazing things with Vine since it launched as a Twitter product two years ago, but those mesmerizing slices of life that eat up your day in six-second increments have never really looked all that great. That's finally starting to change, according t...

March 27th 2015 at 2:43pm 0 Comments
Post Thumbnail

Sony has just announced its latest PlayStation 4 update will arrive tomorrow. The headline item of the "Yukimura" update is Suspend/Resume. It's something that Sony has been promising since before the PS4 even launched, and means you'll be able jump straight from rest mode into a paused game. Sure...

March 25th 2015 at 7:36am 0 Comments