This ARKit demo is what nightmares are made off

Your favorite horror movies could soon invade your living room thanks to Apple’s ARKit. iOS developer Abhishek Singh has created a lot of AR experience since ARKit came out last year, but his latest is the most shocking. In a tweet posted this week, Singh showed off his latest demo that brings the scariest scene […]

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This affordable Apple Pencil rival works with any iPad

If you do any kind of writing or sketching on your iPad, you should use a stylus. But you don’t need to spend $99 on an Apple Pencil. SonarPen is the affordable “smart pen” every iPad owner needs. It’s accurate, practical, and it never needs charging. Apple Pencil gets rave reviews — and rightly so; […]

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Smartphone sales decline for first time ever in 2017

The world may have passed its peak smartphone moment last year. Smartphone sales data released today from the number crunchers at Gartner revealed that worldwide smartphone sales declined for the first time ever during the last quarter of 2017. Both Apple and Samsung saw their market share decline just slightly, but good news could be […]

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Twitter begins long-awaited crackdown on bots

Twitter has finally begun its long-awaited crackdown on bots. The company has made changes to its API that make it significantly harder for services to batch tweet to multiple accounts, retweet, follow users, and more. This puts a stop to the software that powers Twitter bots. Twitter started tackling its massive abuse problem last year; […]

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