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Instagram Stories, the feature that allows users to upload ephemeral photos and videos to a special daily timeline, is expanding to the web on both desktop and mobile devices, the company announced today. As with Instagram Stories in the mobile app, on the web, Stories will be featured at the top of the page. Clicking or tapping into a story will allow it to be viewed. For now, Instagram Stories is view…

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At the IFA trade show in Berlin, popular drone manufacturer DJI announced two new drones, which are upgraded versions of its popular Mavic Pro and Phantom 4 drone lineup. The Mavic Pro Platinum is identical to the Mavic Pro, but it comes in a new platinum color and it features both an 11 percent gain in flight time and a 60 percent reduction in noise. With the flight time improvements, the Mavic…

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Multiple high-profile Instagram accounts belonging to celebrities may have been breached due to a bug related to an Instagram API, reports TechCrunch. The bug, which has since been fixed, allowed at least one hacker to access the email address and phone number on an unknown number of “high-profile” Instagram users. According to Instagram, the only data accessed was email address and phone number, and no passwords were exposed. It’s not clear how…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook today sent out an email to Apple employees addressing Hurricane Harvey and the devastation that it’s wrought in areas of southeast Texas and Louisiana. Cook says Apple has helped raise over $3 million for relief efforts, both through its own donations and donations from Apple customers. Apple on Sunday began accepting donations from its website and iTunes Store, with the money going directly to the American Red Cross…

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Pad & Quill today introduced its latest product, the Attaché Leather Messenger Bag, which is designed as an upgrade to its popular standard messenger bag. Like all Pad & Quill products, the new Messenger Bag is made from high-quality full-grain bridle leather by hand and outfitted with nickel and copper hardware. It features a padded laptop pocket that can accommodate a laptop up to 15 inches, like Apple’s 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro…

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Seventeen automotive engineers who previously worked for Apple left the company to join self-driving startup Zoox following Apple’s shift away from developing a full autonomous car, reports Bloomberg. The group of engineers, who originally came to Apple from several Detroit carmakers and suppliers among other automotive companies, are said to specialize in designing hardware like braking and suspension systems. One of the Lexus SUVs Apple is using to test its self-driving software…

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Apple today updated its online store for refurbished products to add the new 21.5-inch iMac models that were initially released in June of 2017. Today marks the first time the new 2017 iMacs in the 21.5-inch configuration have been available through the refurbished store since their launch at the Worldwide Developers Conference. The new iMacs feature Kaby Lake processors, upgraded displays, faster solid state storage, and discrete graphics. Apple’s refurbished store features…

Amazon Echo

Amazon today added a new Alexa feature that allows several Amazon Echo devices to be synchronized and controlled across multiple rooms in a home. Echo owners can now target music to a specific Echo device or play the same music on more than one Echo. The feature works with a variety of music services, including Amazon Music, TuneIn, iHeartRatio, and Pandora, with support for Spotify and SiriusXM coming soon. To use multi-room…

As two new episodes of “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” air tonight, Apple has shared trailers for next week’s episodes, which will pair Michael Strahan with Jeff Gordon and Shaquille O’Neal with John Cena. The first trailer features media personality and former football player Michael Strahan and Fox NASCAR announcer and former professional race car driver Jeff Gordon. The two dress up with props, race on bicycle rickshaws, and sing along to songs…

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Instagram has allowed users to share multiple photos in a single post since February, but those photos have been limited to the traditional square aspect ratio, preventing users from sharing landscape or portrait mode images in a multi-photo post. Starting today, that limitation is changing. Instagram is now allowing users to share multi-photo posts in any aspect ratio, including taller portrait mode photos and wider landscape mode photos. After we first rolled…