Tinder May Soon Add A Snapchat-Like Video Feature

Why it matters to you Tinder's acquisition of collaborative video app Wheel could mean video capability will be integrated in the near future. You may soon be able to see a video of someone before you decide if you want to swipe right. Tinder recently acquired collaborative video messaging app …

Read More »

Gyfcat's New SDK Will Let Devs Tap its Giant Library

Why it matters to you Gyfcat's new software development kit will make it easier for developers to make GIFs a part of their apps. GIFs: The cute little animated images you just can’t seem to escape, these days. Dancing cats. Alien saucers. Highlights from the previous week’s big game. They …

Read More »

AT&T Earns Top Marks in J.D. Power Surveys

Why it matters to you AT&T's impressive marks for customer service set a high bar for what you can expect the next time you step into an AT&T store. AT&T, the second-largest mobile carrier in the United States, has something to gloat about. On Thursday, it announced that it received …

Read More »

AT&T Launches New Unlimited Plan

Why it matters to you Competition's a beautiful thing. AT&T announced that it will offer unlimited data to new and existing customers. It’s been a hectic weak in wireless. First Verizon, the U.S.’s largest carrier by number of subscribers, announced it would begin offering an unlimited data plan. Following the news, …

Read More »

Public Chargers Can Be a Portal to your Data

Why it matters to you Public chargers and outlets are more dangerous than you think. An enterprising hacker could use them to extract your phone's data. There’s an unlikely danger lurking in the corner of every coffee shop, airport, conference center, and public library: Power strips and chargers. CNN reports that …

Read More »

'Star Trek: Discovery' TV Series: Everything We Know So Far

The first episode of Star Trek premiered 50 years ago, and the beloved sci-fi franchise is now scheduled to return to television in 2017 with a new series on Netflix and CBS — or more specifically, on CBS All Access, the network’s new stand-alone streaming service. CBS unveiled the first teaser for its new Star Trek …

Read More »

Universal Music Group Inks Deal With MQA To Offer Hi-Res Audio

Why it matters to you If you're waiting to hop onboard the hi-res audio train, the arrival of more music in that format makes now a better time than ever. Devices supporting high-resolution audio continue to grow in number, with receivers, wireless speakers, portable media players, and even some phones …

Read More »

American Horror Story Season 7 Will Be About the U.S. Election

Why it matters to you Next season’s premise is a departure from the usual supernatural themes and could polarize viewers like never before. Donald Trump naysayers have often referred to the 2016 presidential election as a horror story. And now, American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy is taking that idea and running …

Read More »