Facebook Marketplace: a social media yard sale

  • 03/10/2016 at 23:29 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Facebook MarketplaceSocial media platform Facebook has always been eager to find ways to add business to their platform. Now they have decided to take a page from their user’s books with the launch of Facebook Marketplace.

Facebook Marketplace: Buy and Sell Groups On a Massive Scale

The idea has clearly been taken from the users themselves. For years yard sale and trade groups have been popping up all over the social media giant. People gather to offer things they don’t need anymore, at the same prices you would find at a second hand shop. Everything from dishes, to pets, to houses have been listed in these groups, and they are wildly popular.

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Inside Google G Suite and its machine learning system

  • 02/10/2016 at 21:38 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Platforms

Google G SuiteGoogle’s Apps for Work has a new name, G Suite. G Suite at the moment is more of a mission than a reality. What Google wants to do is create the ultimate suite of office apps using your data. What sets Google apart is the access to emails, calendars, search and other information. More people use Microsoft Office, but Google’s Gmail, Calendar, and search beat Microsoft’s offerings for popularity.

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Rumored Samsung Galaxy S8 device specs leaked

SamsungSamsung’s Galaxy Note 7 has been a calamity for the brand. Pop culture has turned the technological self immolations into a punchline, and the company has been scrambling to save face. According to a new leak of a handset, complete with several features, their big tactic might be the next product in line: the Samsung Galaxy S8.

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HERE Maps Improving Digital Maps

HERE mapsHERE Maps, a German digital map company, is looking to use traffic data in new ways. Working with BMW, Daimler and Volkswagen, the aim is to generate on the spot traffic information for map users.

Imagine knowing what’s going on ahead as if you’re there. The combination of three of Germany’s biggest car manufacturers with HERE Maps is one that should work well. Cars with cameras will share video data of traffic conditions. Users will get precise information on traffic jams and accidents, quick information on changed weather conditions (Fog, rain, snow, etc.), and information about changed traffic signs, parking and events.

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Blackberry gives up on smartphones, goes the software route

BlackBerry LogoBlackberry has announced that after years of struggling to find their footing in the market they once dominated, they will be giving up on making smartphones. Instead, they will be focusing on software, mobile security, and management.

Blackberry’s Sharp Decline

It isn’t a surprise to anyone who has been keeping their eye on the company. Once the biggest player in the mobile game, they were the go to across the world. But with the introduction of the iPhone, and Google’s foray into smartphones with Android, Blackberry sales began to suffer.

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Yahoo Hacked in 2014, user details stolen

  • 23/09/2016 at 09:16 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Security KeyYahoo has released information regarding a hack that occurred in 2014. This attack got the personal details of at least 500 million users. Names, addresses, telephone numbers, birthdays. email addresses, hashed passwords and security questions and answers. Yahoo has been struggling in a few areas, and this hack isn’t something the tech giant needs.

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Did Samsung damaged their brand when they tried to outdo Apple?

  • 21/09/2016 at 08:35 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Samsung Galaxy Note 7It is no secret that Samsung has always been eager to show up Apple whenever the opportunity arises. Apple’s continued taunts of being copied haven’t helped the rivalry cool down. But while some healthy competition is good for brands, pushing them to up their game, Samsung may have done more harm than good with the Note 7.

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