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Post Instagram to WordPress? No, Pressgram!

There are more than 71 million Wordpress blogs in the world. If you have a Wordpress blog and want to post an Instagram image to the site from your phone, you really can’t. But now you can Pressgram.

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How to make a YouTube GIF in seconds

If you were somewhat coherent in the late 80s and early 90s, then you’ve probably seen a GIF (or Graphics Interchange Format) graphic on the web. It’s the animated graphic that looks like it’s from said period and just loops, and loops and loops into eternity. The GIF (pronounced ‘jiff’, …

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The Acer Chromebook 512
Acer announced two 12-inch Chromebook devices today at the annual Bett conference for educators: the Chromebook 512 and the Chromebook Spin 512. Both feature 1366 x 912 resolution on 3:2 aspect ratio screens — a ratio which, according to Acer, falls between that of books and mobile media. Compared to the Chromebook 512 — which starts at $329.99 and is equipped with a dual-core Celeron N4000 chip — the Chromebook Spin 512, which starts at Read More ››
Tue, Jan 22, 2019, Continue reading at the source
In case you hadn't heard, Google Hangouts is going away — and if you've been dreading the day you'll have to replace it with the perhaps much nicer-looking Hangouts Chat and Hangouts Meet, we've got some brand-new guidance from Google on when the switch will be happening. Namely, October to start. That's when Google will start retiring the classic Hangouts app for its G Suite customers — aka companies that pay to use Google Apps — Read More ››
Tue, Jan 22, 2019, Continue reading at the source
Vertigo Games today released its VR puzzler A Fisherman's Tale, a game in which you play with yourself to solve a puppet's problems. The general idea here is that you'll be controlling a character inside of a building that's controlling a character inside a building… that's controlling a character inside a building… basically, it's turtles all the way down. If that makes sense to you, you're doing better than I did. I checked out the Read More ››
Tue, Jan 22, 2019, Continue reading at the source
Honor Watch Magic
Honor is launching its first smartwatch in Europe, to coincide with the launch of its hole-punch flagship phone, the Honor View 20. It's not entirely a new watch: the Honor Watch Magic and Honor Watch Dream — seemingly the same watch, but the Dream features smaller band sizes and pastel colors — were released in Honor's home country of China last year in October. Both sizes appear to sport 1.2-inch AMOLED touchscreens with 390 x 390 Read More ››
Tue, Jan 22, 2019, Continue reading at the source
On Tuesday, Google's Jigsaw unit published a quiz that tests users' abilities to identify phishing emails. The quiz tests you on a series of emails to see if you can distinguish telltale signs of phishing. “Phishing is, by far, the most common form of cyberattack,” Jigsaw explains in a blog post. “One percent of emails sent today are phishing attempts.” According to the post, the quiz is based on trainings Jigsaw held with “10,000 journalists, activists, Read More ››
Tue, Jan 22, 2019, Continue reading at the source
So you fancy yourself something of a digital native. The online scams, misinformation, and questionable investment opportunities that plague your parents' generation are mere chaff to be brushed aside as you go about your business harvesting and consuming that delicious internet content. But, and we know this is painful to even consider, what if you're not the suave web-warrior you believe yourself to be? What if, instead, you too are just one click away from losing Read More ››
Tue, Jan 22, 2019, Continue reading at the source