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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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Amazon announces new employee tracking tech, and customers are lining up
Amazon-powered employee tracking is coming to a warehouse, and possibly a store, near you.  The ecommerce, logistics, and (among other things) cloud computing giant quietly previewed Tuesday new hardware and software development kits (SDK) which add machine learning and computer vision capabilities to companies' existing surveillance camera networks. And in what should come as no surprise as companies around the world ramp up employee monitoring, customers are already champing at the bit to sic Amazon's tech Read More ››
Wed, Dec 02, 2020, Continue reading at the source
An image of the two new iFixit kits, with a screwdriver wrapped in a bow between them
iFixit’s new toolkits are light on the bits, but have the ones that count. | Photo: iFixit Following their sea creature naming convention, iFixit has released two new screwdriver kits: the Minnow and the Moray. You probably know iFixit for their teardowns of the latest gadgets, but a number of Verge writers also swear by their screwdriver sets which come with lots of exotic bits to open up electronics yourself. Read More ››
Wed, Dec 02, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Photo by James Bareham / The Verge Ryan Hernandez, the hacker who pled guilty to stealing information about the Nintendo Switch prior to its release, has been sentenced to three years in prison. The sentencing follows a plea agreement originally proposed in January 2020. In addition to prison time, Hernandez will also be required to pay Nintendo $259,323 in retribution for the stolen information. Hernandez was first investigated by the FBI Read More ››
Wed, Dec 02, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Ever watch that movie, or play that video game, about the hacker who can instantly take over someone’s device without touching it at all? Those scenes are typically unrealistic as heck. But every once in a while, a real-life hack makes them seem downright plausible — a hack like the one you can see examples of in the videos above and below. Today, Google Read More ››
Wed, Dec 02, 2020, Continue reading at the source
Photo by Dieter Bohn / The Verge Apple’s MagSafe Duo charger is now on sale online, after initially having been announced without a release date as part of this year’s iPhone launch. The $129 folding accessory includes a magnetic wireless charging puck for the iPhone 12 as well as an Apple Watch charger. It’s pretty expensive for what you get, especially when you consider that it doesn’t include a charging brick. Read More ››
Wed, Dec 02, 2020, Continue reading at the source
We liked Cambridge Audio‘s Melomania 1 headphones when we gave them a go last year; we felt they offered standout sound quality and connectivity for their price. Now the venerable audio company is releasing its latest set of headphones, this time promising to both improve sound quality and battery life. In fact, the company claims its new Melomania Touch true wireless headphones offer a whopping 50 hours of total battery life (9 hours per charge, plus an extra Read More ››
Tue, Dec 01, 2020, Continue reading at the source