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Monday, 8 September 2014

New WhatsApp update for iPhone adds a way to archive chats and more

A new version of the WhatsApp Messenger app for the iPhone has been released, adding a way for users to achieve chats for the first time, among a number of new features, changes and improvements.

Here's the full change log for the new 2.11.9 version of the app:

  • Added ability to archive chats and groups

  • Add captions to photos and videos

  • Added fast camera access button for capturing and sending photos

  • You can now share slow-motion videos (iPhone 5s only)

  • You can now trim videos before sharing them

  • Share Location: add support for satellite and hybrid map views when sharing a location

  • Share Location: drop and drag pin lets you share a precise location

  • New media auto-download preferences: Settings > Chat Settings > Media Auto-Download

  • New Wallpapers: Settings > Chat Settings > Chat Wallpapers > Wallpaper Library

  • New Notification tones: Settings > Notifications

  • You can now attach screenshots when reporting problems

Keep in mind that while the app is free to download and use for the first year, it will cost 99 cents per year afterwards. What do you think of this new update to WhatsAp?

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Verizon will sell the Moto 360 with a metal band on November 11th

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Watch Arya Stark try and fail to play the original NES

Apart from her being on a blockbuster for-adults fantasy series on HBO, Maisie Williams is an average teenager. So watching her and a group of random teens try to grok why the hell you'd need to blow into an NES cartridge to make it work is kind of precious. But really now. Not knowing what the Legend of Zelda is is kind of shameful.

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Adam Levine wants 'iPhone burning,' tweets from iPhone

Last week, the "Voice" coach and Maroon 5 singer launched Samsung's Milk Music service and suggested there should be an "iPhone burning." Today, he tweeted from his iPhone. Does it matter?

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Home Depot confirms suspected customer data breach

Anyone who shopped at a Home Depot store with a payment card since April may be exposed to the hack, the home-improvement retailer says.

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Earth-buzzing asteroid may have dropped meteorite on Nicaragua

Daredevil asteroid 2014 RC slid by close to Earth Sunday, but it may have left a parting gift in the form of a meteorite crater in Nicaragua.

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Shop inside a tweet with Twitter's 'Buy' button

Twitter takes your credit card as it expands into commerce, Facebook and Spotify put focus on video ads, and TiVo launches a DVR to record three years' worth of video.

from CNET


The 404 Show 1,547: iPhone 6 predictions, NFL Surface-gate, Jack the Ripper DNA test (podcast)

Today's the calm before the iPhone 6 storm so we're getting our predictions out early! Plus, we'll talk about identifying Jack the Ripper 126 years too late and the developing NFL Microsoft Surface-gate!

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Can Jaguar’s 2016 XE mid-size wildcat sports sedan take down the BMW 3 Series?

The 2016 Jaguar XE is ready to take on the BMW 3 Series. With the F-TYPE's supercharged V6, a lightweight aluminum chassis, and loads of technology options, it promises to be more than a worthy opponent.

The post Can Jaguar’s 2016 XE mid-size wildcat sports sedan take down the BMW 3 Series? appeared first on Digital Trends.

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Home Depot confirms payment system attack

The home improvement retailer with more than $78 billion in sales said there's no evidence that debit card PINs have been compromised. The attack rhymes with what Target experienced.

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CienciaSfera, un agregador de blogs en español


Las mentes inquietas de Juan Ignacio Pérez y sus secuaces de la Cátedra de Cultura Científica de la Universidad del País Vasco han puesto un nuevo invento para seguir adelante con su empeño de ayudar en todo lo posible con la popularización de la ciencia.

En este caso se trata de CienciaSfera , «un sitio web en el que se pretenden recoger todas las publicaciones de blogs de ciencia en español que cumplan con determinados estándares de calidad. La idea es que haya un sitio para que, quien esté interesado, pueda acudir en busca de buena divulgación/información científica».

Los artículos que salen en CienciaSfera se filtran antes de ser publicados, y sólo de los blogs que hayan solicitado ser incluidos en la selección de sitios afiliados.

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