North Korea Bans Instagram

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Instagram users in North Korea are being warned that the photo-sharing service has been blacklisted by the government, the Associated Press reports. Users attempting to log into the website are being given a notice reading: “Warning! You can’t connect to this website because it’s in blacklist site.” Below the English text, […]

Samsung Galaxy Phones May Be Vulnerable to Security Flaw

Is your phone a Samsung Galaxy device? Best be careful with your wi-fi: a recent report from the Chicago-based security firm NowSecure says that a bug in the Swift keyboard software, pre-installed in over 600 million Samsung Galaxy devices, can allow a remote attacker (i.e., a hacker) to control  a user’s network traffic to execute […]

Emoji Passcodes Coming Soon [Video]

Have you ever felt annoyed at passcodes? Have you ever found yourself silently fuming at having to recall the hundredth passcode you created for that other account (no, not that one, that other account) on Instagram or Tindr (we won’t tell if you won’t)? Have you ever found yourself wracking your brain to create a […]

Single Text Can Crash Your iPhone

Apple fans beware; findings have reported that a single text can crash your iPhone. It’s not a particular word, an image, or an emoji, even — all it takes is a string of seeming Arabic characters sent on SMS for the phone to crash and send itself into a loop. Panicking? While it does seem […]

“Tinder” co-founder Whitney Wolfe Creates “Feminist Tinder”

Tinder, everyone’s favorite matchmaking app/ part game/ hottie scoper has just met its feminist match. Meet Bumble, the newest matchmaking app where ladies go first. On Bumble, ladies get to send the message first to their matches. If the woman doesn’t initiate a conversation with the next 24 hours, the connection disappears forever. It works […]

Hyperlapse: New Instagram App Makes Time-Lapse Videos Easy

In order to make a cool looking time-lapse video you need patience, a good plan, and some nice photo-editing software… Or Instagram’s new app Hyperlapse. Well, Hyperlapse doesn’t actually create a time-lapse videos (time-lapse videos typically use an immobile camera and are taken over long period of time) but the new app does create a […]

Tom Hanks Launches Typewriter App ‘Hanx Writer’ To Rave Reviews

If there’s one thing we know about Tom Hanks it’s that he loves typewriters. OK, that and that he’s also a phenomenal actor, an avid glove collector, and all around awesome guy. But mainly the typewriter thing. The actor launched his new app Hanx Writer on the app store earlier this week and it’s already receiving […]

Game of Thrones Emoji: Coming Before Winter Actually Does

The web went gaga over the news that 250 new emojis will be released soon, but I think there’s going to be more uproar over Elite Daily’s announcement that they are working on Game of Thrones emoji, and while they may not be available for use yet, they are probably going to be released before […]