Facebook Messenger lands on Windows 10 Mobile

If you are a Facebook fan and own a Windows 10 Mobile handset, here’s some good news for you: the social networking company has finally made its Messenger app available on the mobile platform.

The app – which is currently in beta, meaning it may contain some bugs – is now listed on the Windows Store and can be downloaded from there. Following is a list of features included in the app:

Get notifications so you never miss a message

See when you have messages waiting for you with a live tile

Send photos, videos, GIFs and more

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Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe with SD823 SoC rumored to be landing in some Asian markets this August

While the recently-announced Asus ZenFone 3 Deluxe packs in a Snapdragon 820 SoC, a new rumor is claiming that the Taiwanese company will soon launch a Snapdragon 823 variant of the device as well.

For the uninitiated, the SD823 chipset is the same as the S820 model, except that the quad-core Kryo CPU will run on a higher clock.

The rumor says the new variant will be available in certain Asian markets – including Philippines and India – in the month of August. There was, however, no word on exactly how much the device will cost. The standard ZenFone 3 Deluxe, in case you don’t…

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New Google Keep update brings link previews, grocery autocomplete feature

Google has pushed out a new update to its Keep note-taking app brining a bunch of new features, including link previews, auto-complete grocery lists, as well as the ability to avoid duplicates.

The updated app lets users see previews of links. As shown in the image below, a preview appears in the form of small rectangular shaped card just below the link.

Moving on, the update also includes a new grocery auto complete feature, something which not only makes it easier for you to prepare grocery lists but saves you some time as well.

And finally, the updated app now helps you avoid…

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OP3 arriving on June 15, OnePlus confirms

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus has confirmed that it’s upcoming smartphone – the OnePlus 3 – will be unveiled on June 15, which is less than a couple of weeks from now.

The announcement came in the form of a post on Weibo (China’s Twitter), where-in the company also revealed that the device will be available for purchase the very next day (i.e., June 16).

In case you missed, OnePlus has already announced that the OP3 will be released invite-free right from launch day, making it the first OnePlus device that’ll be available sans-invite. “In addition, invites are gone forever…

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Facebook will add more diversity to Messenger emojis starting tomorrow

“One Emoji Standard for the Messenger World” – Facebook Messenger has announced on the official Messenger Facebook account that it is going to roll out a new and vast selection of diversified emojis that users of any platform can enjoy, even if they don’t have the newest software with updated emojis that iPhone users saw first.

Facebook also mentioned it was going to unify the way emojis are displayed on Facebook Messenger by displaying emojis the exact same way across Android, iOS, and other platforms. “No more broken-looking black boxes or emojis that just don’t make sense. Our…

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Verizon giving away Samsung Smart TVs up to 50 inch for a Father’s Day promotion

Verizon is enticing customers both old and new with a new promotion for Father’s Day. Big Red wants to throw in a free Samsung Smart TV for any customers who purchase any Samsung flagship device as long as one of the phones are purchased on a new line.

The devices include all the Samsung Flagships sold in the year 2015 up to now. The Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, Note 5, S7 , and S7 edge are all eligible devices for the promotion.

If customers purchase a single Samsung device on a new line, they will receive a 32 inch Samsung Smart TV for free. If you want to receive a 50 inch…

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Google Now on Tap to receive new features

Google has released a blog post today outlining the new updates coming to Google Now on Tap very soon. Google knows that oftentimes Google Now on Tap won’t be able to make sense of a long email or a screen with a lot of text and images.

Now on Tap users will be able manually set where they would like to target Google’s search to take place. An example would be if someone were to summon Google Now on Tap while reading a long article where they only wanted to search for the definition of a single word.

This should let users have a better experience in the case that a large amount…

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Google Fiber cable box will be updated to support Google Cast feature

Google Fiber is Google’s Gigabit internet service in the US that has slowly been expanding in markets all over the country. Fiber offers internet, cable TV, and home phone service with select markets and new markets being added and considered as new Fiber markets.

Because the provider is Google, a large provider of internet content, it thought that all Fiber boxes should be equipped with Chromecast features so customers don’t need to leave their Fiber experience to watch a YouTube video or to play a song on Spotify. Google says the feature is currently being rolled out to Fiber customers…

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Apple’s WWDC event to take place on June 13

Apple has sent press invitations for its annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) where the company announces new products, projects, software, hardware, computers and new features for its existing products.

What we are expecting to see from WWDC this month is maybe something (but perhaps nothing at all) regarding the rumors about a new MacBook Pro lineup with OLED displays and a touch sensitive tool bar over the keyboard. We are also going to hear about the next mobile iOS version iOS 10. Apple might also rename OS X to just MacOS.

We should also definitely be seeing the…

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Samsung offers free Gear VR headset for everyone who buys a Galaxy smartphone before June 19

Samsung bundled the Gear VR headset for free for those who pre-ordered its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge smartphones earlier this year, and now the company is back with a very similar offer.

If you buy a Galaxy S7, S7 edge, S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, or Note5 handset in the US from today and until June 19 you’re eligible to receive a free Gear VR from Samsung. You have to purchase the device from “a participating retailer” on a device installment plan, a 2-year contract plan, lease, or by just paying the whole amount outright.

Then, make sure you claim your free Gear VR by going to this website…

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