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Apple iPhone X sets the stage for future price hikes, not innovation

Apple’s annual event had high expectations, leaks aside, and the company did not disappoint. Well, not entirely. Amongst grinning Apple enthusiasts, shrieks of laughter as executives impersonated chickens and a blown-up talking poop attempted to justify an outrageous price for an otherwise interesting device, the event had all the cringe-worthy ...

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AR startup CurioPets is Pokémon GO meets Tamagotchi

As Apple gears up to launch its augmented reality-equipped iOS 11, startup CurioPets is fully prepared with its Pokémon GO-meets-Tamagotchi game. CurioPets, short for curious pets, is a multi-player, augmented reality pet simulator. Built with Apple’s ARKit, the aim is to encourage real-world exploration — similar to Pokémon GO — as ...

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Facebook brings its Canvas ad format to Instagram Stories

Instagram is announcing several new features for advertisers today. The biggest is probably the expansion of the Canvas ad format to Instagram Stories (which supposedly reach 250 million people daily). While businesses have been able to advertise in Instagram Stories since earlier this year, this introduces a new, full-screen, interactive ...

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