• Instagram users can now follow hashtags
Instagram users can now follow hashtags

Once the user started following the hashtag, then they will start seeing posts related to that hashtag in their feed and the most recent stories in their stories bar. Previously, there were two main ways to find photos and videos with a certain hashtag. Instagram is rolling out a new feature that will enable users to follow the hashtags.

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  • JB Hi-Fi Slash Google Pixel 2 Prices
JB Hi-Fi Slash Google Pixel 2 Prices

The AR stickers will interact with other characters in the scene as well. And the pictures and videos captured are ideal for sharing with friends on social media. AR Stickers are rolling out over the coming days to all Pixel phones running Android 8.1 Oreo. Depending on the area that you're pointing your camera at, you might have to move your ...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S9 to get much-improved iris scanning
Samsung Galaxy S9 to get much-improved iris scanning

The Clear ID in-display fingerprint sensors have been desgined for smartphones with bezel-less or Infinity display. Called the Clear ID, this new optical fingerprint scanner system is touted to be "faster than alternative biometrics such as 3D facial, highly-secure with SentryPoint technology, and very convenient with one-touch/one-step biometric...

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  • A free preview of Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit is now available
A free preview of Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit is now available

Now, there's a toolkit for that. Microsoft has today released a preview of its Quantum Development Kit , to "empower developers in the quantum revolution". This dev kit will allow people of all sorts to program on quantum computers , even if they aren't experts in the field. Quantum computing could make cracking the cryptocurrencies trivially...

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  • Apple Introduces App Pre-Orders for iOS, macOS, tvOS
Apple Introduces App Pre-Orders for iOS, macOS, tvOS

Similar to the way Amazon prices its pre-orders, you'll be charged the lowest price for the app. When a pre-ordered app goes official, it will automatically be downloaded on a user's device. That changed with Super Mario Run a year ago which, for the first time, was offered as a pre-order. The App has also been successful in topping the googl...

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  • Steelers LB Ryan Shazier showing 'gradual improvement'
Steelers LB Ryan Shazier showing 'gradual improvement'

The Steelers have not updated his status since the surgery announcement Thursday, but his season is over and the team is concerned exclusively about his short- and long-term health. National Football League restrictions prevent Brown from wearing the cleats during the actual game, but he could wear them during warmups. The hashtag #shalieve has...

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  • YouTube's upcoming Remix music streaming service reportedly launching in March
YouTube's upcoming Remix music streaming service reportedly launching in March

So far, Google has managed to get Warner Music Group on board, says the report , but discussions are now ongoing with Sony Music Entertainment, Universal Music Group, and independent labels. In order to break into the subscription service game at this stage, YouTube requires the cooperation of the three major labels - Warner , Universa...

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  • Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Available Early
Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Available Early

Now, people who are using this Android 8 .1 beta on their Pixel devices start receiving the Android 8.1 stable update via OTA. That said, the Android 8.1 Oreo update is going to be the last Android version update for Nexus 6P. Looks like that while Samsung is busy executing Android 8.0 Oreo beta programs for the Galaxy S8 , it is also testing Ore...

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  • Zelda: Breath Of The Wild DLC, Death Stranding, And More
Zelda: Breath Of The Wild DLC, Death Stranding, And More

To initiate the Champions' Ballad quest, you need to have defeated all four Divine Beasts in the main game, but you don't have to have taken down Calamity Ganon himself. Zelda was clearly the spotlight of this year's Game Awards. Finally, there's nine new hidden items that pay tribute to several The Legend of Zelda games over the years to find...

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  • Facebook adds support for live streaming and video chats to Messenger games
Facebook adds support for live streaming and video chats to Messenger games

To start with Facebook wants you to know that the Messenger gaming has 70 games available to 1.3 billion users on it now from 100 developers. Just over a year after first launching Instant Games on Messenger in 30 countries around the world, Facebook is adding the ability for gamers to livestream their playthroughs and video chat with...

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  • Is Blizzard giving us Reflections' Hanzo skin as our Overwatch holiday gift?
Is Blizzard giving us Reflections' Hanzo skin as our Overwatch holiday gift?

This event is only run for a limited time during the Christmas holidays and offers some exclusive content during this time. There will be plenty of new skins too, and Kaplan specifically hints at skins for Hanzo , Junkrat, and Roadhog. When the Winter Wonderland event is over, it will take Mei's Yeti Hunt with it. Called "Mei's Yeti Hunt", this ...

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  • Amazon Video (Finally!) Comes to Apple TV
Amazon Video (Finally!) Comes to Apple TV

Search " Amazon Prime Video" in the Apple TV App Store to find it. The standoff led Amazon to stop selling the Apple TV on its retail site in 2015, as Recode noted . Google isn't happy that Amazon isn't listing Nest (a Google/Alphabet owned company) devices on its United States storefront, and had earlier dropped access for Amazon's Echo Show pla...

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  • Watch your Amazon Prime video content on your iOS device
Watch your Amazon Prime video content on your iOS device

Prime Video members now have even more ways to stream award-winning and critically-acclaimed titles including Amazon Original Movies, Prime Originals and Hollywood blockbusters and TV series and over 140 Channel subscriptions in the USA and 95 in the UK, Germany and Austria.

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  • Florida Man… pockets Uber cash to keep quiet about data breach
Florida Man… pockets Uber cash to keep quiet about data breach

UBER'S MASSIVE data breach that saw the personal information of 57 million users pilfered, was all down to a pesky 20-year-old Floridian man. Sources familiar with the hack have told Reuters that the payment was made through a program created to reward bug hunters who report flaws.

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  • Google Maps gets Two-Wheeler mode in India: here is how it works
Google Maps gets Two-Wheeler mode in India: here is how it works

These products and features are India-first, but they are not India-only. The Indian market has always been a major area of focus for Google , and the company has released some India-centric features in its Maps earlier as well. The motorcycle mode will supposedly make an appearance when you update to version 9.67.1 of Google Maps, but only if...

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  • Storm Caroline heads for Britain
Storm Caroline heads for Britain

The forecasters have issued a Status Yellow weather warning for Donegal , Leitrim , Sligo , Mayo , Galway , Clare and Kerry which comes into effect at 3am on Thursday morning. "The showers will also turn increasingly wintry later in the afternoon and evening, with snow accumulations possible", they added. Showers could affect all regions...

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  • Google removes YouTube access from Amazon's FireTV
Google removes YouTube access from Amazon's FireTV

The latest twist in the saga is that Google is pulling YouTube from all Echo Show and Fire TV units. Both parties have said that they hope the matter will be resolved soon, but neither looks likely to budge. Amazon and Google are acting like a couple of teenagers. It stopped selling the Apple TV at the same time for the same reason. In...

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  • Samsung 512GB storage for phones now in production
Samsung 512GB storage for phones now in production

Despite offering twice the storage, it's still the same size as the 48-layer V-NAND-based 256GB eUFS Samsung launched in February past year. So as memory extremes increase on the high end we may see more phones with 256GBs of storage too.

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  • Lamborghini unveils 'super SUV' - yours for £165000
Lamborghini unveils 'super SUV' - yours for £165000

This being Lamborghini , upgrades are always upgrades, such as 23-inch rims, a 1,700 watt Bang & Olufsen 3D sound system with 21 speakers, or an off-road package with reinforced bumpers and underfloor protection. It's fairly small for an SUV and has multiple entertainment and personalisation settings meant to appeal to younger, cosmopolitan buyers...

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  • Facebook launches new
Facebook launches new "Messenger Kids" app

On Dec. 4, Facebook unveiled a new app for kids that makes chatting with long-distance relatives and friends a lot more accessible for children between 9 and 11 years old . The app also taps into concerns parents have about their children being exposed to bullying and inappropriate content on the internet. Kids said they want to use the platfo...

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