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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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A London hospital is using VR to make medical testing more comfortable for children. King's College Hospital teamed with the Google Play Specialist team to create an app that — when worn before an MRI — helps kids understand the procedure through an immersive VR experience. The app provides a 360-degree view of the process while a radiographer explains how it works — including what happens during and after the scan. If you're lucky enough Read More ››
Fri, Feb 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Facebook appears to be warming up a bit to other social networks. The company is testing displaying links to your other social media accounts prominently on your Facebook profile. My colleague Matt Navarra spotted the change on his account while using the iOS app. While you've been able to add links to your other social media accounts under the Contact Info portion of the About section for a while now, this is the first time Read More ››
Fri, Feb 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Apple has released a new series of iPad Pro commercials comparing its newest tablet to PCs. In the ads, Apple uses real tweets from Twitter users who have been replaced by actors in the ads (at least one of the account owners didn't know he'd been included). The commercials point out features like the lack of PC viruses, Microsoft Word, LTE support, and the Apple Pencil. The four, 15-second ads harken back to Apple's “Get a Read More ››
Fri, Feb 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source
The rise and precipitous fall of biotech startup Theranos has been something to see. The company was famous for Edison – its platform which allowed physicians to run an entire battery of tests on a single sample of blood. Except it didn't work. Not really. The fundamental failings of the Edison system were exposed in an explosive Wall Street Journal piece published in October 2015. As a result of that article, Theranos is being sued Read More ››
Fri, Feb 17, 2017, Continue reading at the source