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Amazon keeps popular items stocked by buying from other retailers

Tens of thousands of Amazon sellers might have just sold a whole bunch of their items in one go...to the e-commerce titan itself. According to CNBC, the Fulfilled by Amazon team has emailed thousands of sellers in the US, offering to buy their goods....... Read More
Source: Engadget - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 01:27

Survey Finds That Instagram Is The Platform Of Choice For Cyberbullies

When it comes to online harassment, it seems like Twitter has gotten a pretty bad rep, thus forcing the company to step up their efforts in protecting their users from trolls and cyberbullies with various privacy and blocking tools. However it seems that while Twitter is getting the brunt of the bad rep, Instagram could actually have a problem of its own.According to British anti-bullying organization Ditch The Label, their new annual survey has found (via Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:40

Viber Wants You To Start Shopping From Your Keyboard

One of the reasons why online shopping is so popular is the fact that you can shop from just about anywhere. You can shop while on the go, while sitting on the toilet, while eating, and have it all delivered to your home when it’s all said and done. So what if you were chatting halfway with a friend on a messenger platform and could buy something on the spot? Is that something you might be interested in?Apparently Viber thinks that it might as the company has recently acquired Chatter Commerce. For those unfamiliar with Chatter Commerce, they are the developers behin.... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:38

Niantic Confirms Legendary Pokemon Will Be Coming To Pokemon GO

When the trailer for Pokemon GO was revealed, it showed off a lot of the game’s potential, such as being able to catch legendary Pokemon. However it seems that after a of the game being available, it looks like players won’t have to wait much longer as Niantic has confirmed that legendary Pokemon will be coming to the game soon.According to Niantic, “As part of our ongoing celebration of Pokémon GO’s one-year anniversary, we’re excited to reveal that Legendary Pokémon are nearly here!” They add, “On July 22, thousands of Trainers in Grant Park for Pokémon GO Fest and the milli.... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:38

TSMC Could Be The Sole Supplier Of Apple’s 2018 A-Series Chips

A recent report out of Korea has suggested that in 2018, Samsung could be brought back into the fold by Apple as being one of their suppliers for their 2018 A-series chipsets that will be used in the iPhone 9 (or whatever it will be called). This means that once again it will be both TSMC and Samsung supplying Apple with the chipsets.However according to a new report from DigiTimes (via MacRumors), that mi.... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:36

Smart Harness Will Help Stroke Victims Learn To Walk Again

Depending on the severity of a stroke, it can affect the patient’s mobility, where in some cases it can be severe enough where it impedes their walking completely and they have to be pushed around in a wheelchair. However thanks to the efforts of a group of scientists, they have created a smart harness that will help stroke victims learn to walk again.How does it work? The harness is hung from a ceiling and is coupled with smart programming, where an algorithm constantly made adjustments to the support and force to the body’s trunk, depending on what the pati.... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:35

Starting August 5th, all MLS games will have video review

After a few years of planning and testing, Major League Soccer is ready to roll out video review in all of its games. For each game, including the playoffs and MLS cup, there will be a fifth referee on the crew with access to all available broadcast....... Read More
Source: Engadget - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 23:12

The ‘Game of Thrones’ creators are moving from Westeros to America

If you hoped that the Game of Thrones showrunners would keep making spinoffs after the HBO hit series is done, you should know they have other plans that do not include dragons or white walkers. That’s right, David Benioff and D.B. Weiss will move away from the Game of Thrones universe, but they won’t stop working with HBO. Continue reading... Trending right now: Our worst iPhone 8 nightmare .... Read More
Source: Boy Genius Report - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 22:03

YouTube TV Expands Availability To 10 New Cities In The US

Several months ago, YouTube TV was officially launched. However at its launch, the service was not available in all markets across the US, but then again this is pretty normal since we guess that YouTube probably wants to take it slow to ensure that things are up and running properly before expanding its availability.Now as you might have heard, last month YouTube announced their plans to bring the service to more markets, and Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:45

YouTube Redirects Searches For Extremist Videos To Anti-Terrorism Playlists

Given that anyone can upload a video onto YouTube, sometimes this has resulted in users uploading copyrighted videos, pornographic videos, and videos with offensive content, most of which are taken down rather swiftly or prevented from being uploaded in the first place, but somehow, some way, such videos do manage to find their way back.However it seems that in the future should anyone try searching for extremism videos on YouTube, they will instead be redirected to anti-terrorism playlists. As reported by Tubefilter, this is part of The Redirect Met.... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:44

Major Tech Companies Side Apple In Their Fight Against Qualcomm

By now most of you might have heard against Apple’s legal battle against chipmaker Qualcomm. Despite having worked together for many years, it seems like their relationship has reached the breaking point where both companies are suing each other, with Qualcomm even seeking to ban the iPhone from being imported into the US.Recently we’ve heard how some of Apple’s manufacturing partners have stood up against Qualcomm, and it looks like they’re not alone. A report from Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:42

Skyrim For The Nintendo Switch Demoed On Video

When the Nintendo Switch was first announced, many were surprised when they spotted footage of what appeared to be Skyrim playing on the console. For some reason neither Nintendo nor Bethesda could confirm it despite the fact that it was pretty obvious, but at E3 2017, it was pretty much a done deal.For those who are curious as to what the game might look like on the Switch if you were actually playing it, YouTuber FILIP has uploaded a video of Skyrim being played on the Switch in handheld mode. For starters it is pretty cool because being such a big game, it did seem like a huge win for Nintendo to get the game .... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:41

Alleged Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Renders Pop Up Online

Following the successful launch of the Samsung Galaxy S8 and also the disastrous launch of the Note 7 back in 2016, it is safe to say that many are highly-anticipating the upcoming Note 8 handset, to see if Samsung can right the wrong from last year’s Note 7 launch, and if they can carry forward the momentum of the Galaxy S8’s success.We should be finding out pretty much as Samsung has since confirmed the handset’s launch for the 23rd of August, and in the meantime for those who are curious about what the phone could look like, the folks.... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:40

Google Duo adds video chats to your regular call history

Google's standalone video chat app, Duo, came out last August. Since then, the company has added some nifty features, like voice-only calling to help avoid awkward bedhead conversations. Google has just added a call-log feature to Duo, making it poss....... Read More
Source: Engadget - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:21

Nintendo says the 3DS is here to stay, but not everyone is convinced

Will the Switch make Nintendo's handheld consoles obsolete? According to Nintendo, the answer to that question is a resounding "no," but some analysts are convinced that the age of the handheld is over now that the Switch has become a viable platform for gaming at home and on the go. Continue reading... Trending right now: Our worst iPhone 8 nightmare came true in these.... Read More
Source: Boy Genius Report - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 21:01

Nintendo Trademark Hints At Possible Nintendo 64 Classic

We are starting to see a pattern with Nintendo. Last year the company launched the NES Classic which they then discontinued, much to the disappointment and surprise of many. However there was speculation that the reason was to make way for the SNES Classic, which ultimately proved to be true.Based on this, it stands to reason that the next move by Nintendo could be to release a Nintendo 64 Classic after the SNES Classic, and it seems that there is evidence of that happening. This is based on a recent trademark filed by Nintend.... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:18

Samsung Confirms Note 8’s Announcement For August 23

There has been a lot of speculation about when the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 could be announced. Samsung had previously confirmed that it would be taking place towards the end of August, and sure enough it looks like that is exactly what will be happening. Samsung has recently sent out invites to an event that will be taking place on the 23rd of August.If you’re wondering why this date sounds so familiar, it is because this is a date that was previously rumored, and it turned out to be true. The invite doesn’t tell us when the phone will be a.... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:18

HBO Keeping A Close Eye On Game Of Thrones Pirates

Given that not everyone subscribes to HBO, it is astounding how many fans of Game of Thrones are out there. However considering that the series is one of the most pirated series of all time, it makes a lot of sense, but HBO is certainly not taking too kindly to this. A report from TorrentFreak reveals that HBO is keeping a close eye on pirates.According to the report, just hours after the launch of the Season 7 premiere, HBO’s anti-piracy monitoring partn.... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:17

Game Of Thrones Season 7 Premiere Causes Traffic For Porn To Dip

Last Sunday marked the launch of HBO’s Game of Thrones Season 7 premiere. Given that the show launched later than the previous seasons, it’s safe to say that fans have been highly-anticipating the launch, especially when we are so close towards the end and finding out what happens to everyone and everything.In fact it seems that the launch of the Season 7 premiere was so big and so impactful to the point where it looks like traffic for porn actually took a hit on that day itself. According to a report from Pornhub (via Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:16

Razer Unveils Destiny 2 Branded Gaming Gear

While the first Destiny game did not support the PC, Bungie was quick to correct this with Destiny 2 which will not only be the first Destiny game to be launched on the PC, but will also be the first non-Blizzard title to be available via the Battle.net launcher (Activision being its publisher probably has something to do with that).That being said if you’re a fan of the Destiny franchise and wouldn’t mind getting your hands on new gaming gear, the folks at Razer have recently taken the wraps off .... Read More
Source: Ubergizmo - Thu, 07/20/2017 - 20:15