Snapchat Copy Cat

Facebook takes on Snapchat with new disappearing messages

Back in 2014, Facebook famously made a $3 billion offer to Snapchat in order to acquire the company. It was turned down and now Facebook has begun incorporating features that make Snapchat unique into its own services like Instagram.

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Here’s an easy way to browse any genre you want on Netflix

Netflix’s recommendations algorithm is actually pretty decent, but sometimes they include genres and categories that you have absolutely no care for, and leave out a crap ton more that you do. Thankfully there’s a way you can find exactly what you’re looking for.


PlayStation Vue arrives on Android TV today

Sony is expanding its streaming service, PlayStation Vue, to owners of Android TV devices. The company also announced the service would be coming to PC and Mac users in the near future.


Qualcomm has acquired NXP Semiconductors in a $47B deal

Qualcomm has acquired NXP Semiconductors, one of the largest producers of chips that are currently in use in vehicles across the globe. The massive deal is worth $47 billion and will likely fuel Qualcomm’s growth into the smart automotive industry.


Lenovo Phab 2 Pro will be available starting November 1st

Lenovo has put up an official shopping page for its Phab 2 mid-range phablet, which is releasing on November 1st. If the more high-end Phab 2 Pro is what you’re after, you’ve still got a wait ahead of you.

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5 things to do with your new Android phone

You’ve just unwrapped your very first Android phone. Congratulations! Here are some of the first things you should do with your shiny new phone.

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First 11 things every Nexus 6P owner should do

Although we were a bit skeptical at first, after receiving the Nexus 6P last week and playing around with it non-stop since then, we can safely say without a shadow of a doubt: the Nexus 6P is the best Nexus device — and arguably the best Android device — to come along in years. Here are the first things you should do.