Periscope comes to Android….after Meerkat

It’s been awaited for long but free ‘live’ video streaming app Periscope has finally arrived on Android. Making the announcement, owner Twitter said: Today, we’re excited to announce the launch of Periscope on Android.

Reports: Washington Post (blog), The Verge, USA Today, CNET


Instagram starts sending ‘highlights’ emails to users

Photo sharing ap Instagram has decided to fall back to the traditional – sending out emails to some of its users with “highlights” of updates from some of the accounts they follow. Tried & tested, yet this move by Instagram seems to have backfired on it, going by the user comments.

Reports: TechCrunch, The Verge, Engadget, The Next Web


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Take images of your handwritten notes, edit & share them using Carbo – New app

What is the biggest casualty of rapid computerization? Handwriting, of course. Think of it, when was the last time you wrote something? If you are 1 of those who longs to go back to the era of handwriting, this app called Carbo brings some hope. Carbo will let you capture, edit, & organize your notes, design sketches, & whiteboard drawings, bringing handwriting into the digital age.


5 affordable Websites for printing digital photos Online

Not long ago, one-hour photo shops were declared to be the “disappearingest” business in America. Think about it: when was the last time you went to get a roll of film printed? In fact, there are only 190 of these shops left in the country. Why? Because everything is digital now. Nobody seems to print their photos any more. Instead, we throw them up on social media & call it a day.


URL shortlinks that are not gobbledygook shoutkey

Create short URLs with English words. ShoutKey is the temporary url shortener that gives you a randomly chosen English word as the key for your URL. This makes it easy to share a URL in a non-electronic way, like telling your friend across the room or writing it on a whiteboard. + the iOS app also allows you to do the same on your Apple phone.


Data breach of dating Site exposes sexual preferences of thousands

This hack could get to be very embarassing for some. Casual dating website Adult FriendFinder has been hacked, & as per an investigation by Channel 4 News the personal details of millions of users have been leaked. With 63 million global users, Adult FriendFinder is one of the largest dating Sites Online.

Reports: USA Today, The Guardian, The Hill