Facebook squeezes money from Instagram with new ads in Explore

Half of Instagram’s billion-plus users open its Explore tab each month to find fresh content and creators. Now the Facebook-owned app will do more to carry its weight by injecting ads into Instagram Explore for the first time. But rather than bombard users with marketing right on the Explore grid, …

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Apple just released the first iOS and iPadOS 13 beta to everyone

This is your opportunity to get a glimpse of the future of iOS — and iPadOS. Apple just released the first public beta of iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, the next major version of the operating systems for the iPhone and iPad. Unlike developer betas, everyone can download those betas …

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Low-cost TV streaming service Philo comes to Android

Despite a slight price increase in April, Philo’s live TV streaming service is still one of the more affordable options on the market because of its strategic decision to not stream sports. That helps keep its costs down while providing an option for cord cutters who mainly want access to …

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This $99 AirPower knockoff is available for order now

There are a number of key differences between Apple’s AirPower and lookalike knockoff, AirUnleashed. The most pertinent one, however, is that one of the two is actually available for purchase. Apple gave up the AirPower ghost back in March, after having gone silent on the product for some time, citing …

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Hasselblad’s new medium format camera is a tiny, beautiful nod to history

While mirrorless cameras accelerate into the future, medium format models are hearkening unto the past — and Hasselblad is chief among them. Its new digital back fits lenses going back to the ’50s, and the tiny 907X camera body is about as lovely a throwback as one can imagine. The …

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Serif Affinity Designer 1.7.1.404 + Content

Affinity Designer is the fastest, most convenient and accurate software for vector graphic design on the current market. All functions, tools, panels and parameters of this application, which was created from scratch for more than five years, are designed to meet the needs of specialists of creative professions. As a result of …

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MAGIX ACID Pro 9

ACID Pro is a professional digital audio workstation. The program is ideal for musicians who use loops (loops) in their work. It supports many formats, has a large number of pre-loops and settings. With this program you can create original tracks, remixes, audio in 5.1 format, lining for video and …

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Akaso Trace 1 Dash Cam review: Nice features, nice front and interior video

If you’re looking for an affordable dash cam for your taxi, Lyft, or Uber work, then Akaso’s $100, wide-angle Trace 1 is a good choice. It takes front and interior video, with infrared interior lighting for night time use. It’s also solidly built and easy to use. This review is …

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Apple launches a Beddit beta program focused on improving its app

Apple is launching a new beta program for Beddit, the sleep-tracking company it acquired just over two years ago after selling Beddit products in Apple Stores for years. According to the beta program’s website, users who enroll will get early access to new versions of the Beddit app ahead of …

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Youper, a chatbot that helps users navigate their emotions, raises $3 million in seed funding

Youper, a mental health app with a chatbot it calls an “emotional health assistant,” has raised $3 million in seed funding from Goodwater Capital. The funds will be used to accelerate development of Youper’s artificial intelligence-based capabilities and grow its user base. Based in San Francisco, Youper was co-founded in …

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