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Online book sales have overtaken retail book sales, the UK is investigating the Facebook experiment, IFTTT makes Yo useful, Oculus Rift experiment gives third-person perspective, and Google tests our general knowledge with Smarty Pins.
There are hundreds of pointless Android apps, and you’ve helped us compile a list of the eight most pointless Android apps you should avoid at all costs.
UK cinemas preemptively ban Google Glass, Reading Rainbow breaks Kickstarter popularity contest, Emojli chat app made for emoji masters, ‘Yo, Hodor’ adds Hodor to Yo, and Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare gets an honest trailer.
Also, The Internet’s Own Boy is worth watching, BlackBerry invites us to check our facts, Photoshop Express lands on Windows Phone, binge-watching is bad, and Apple paints the iPhone as an extra parent.
We know lots of MakeUseOf readers use Android, but we have never asked what version of Android you’re currently using. Until now.
Were you as shocked by Suarez biting Chiellini as the rest of the world? Is it destined to be the biggest talking point of the whole of the 2014 World Cup? Twitter thinks so.
It’s easy to write a book. Writing a successful book is more difficult. We cannot guarantee greater success, but there are a handful of rookie mistakes we can prevent you from making.
Also, the MPAA popularizes a resource for sharing movies, YouTube spoils content creators, Google Cardboard clones are now available, Uber offers weddings on demand, and Monty Python does a silly walk all over your smartphone.
Also, Microsoft could be planning to give Windows 9 away for free, Europe is halving mobile roaming charges, Rock Simulator 2014 has arrived to blow your mind, and CollegeHumor demonstrates how the Internet has killed attention spans.
It doesn’t matter what platform it’s on, whether it’s a free or not, or in what way it’s pointless. Name names.
Google Glass has been given a boost in specs, Forget.me simplifies Google’s “right to be forgotten” process, Opera 24 has been released for Linux, and the truth behind overtly happy Facebook status updates.
You may consider the headline of this article to be clickbait. But it isn’t, honestly.
Parking apps battle each other and the law in San Francisco, Google Glass lands in the UK, Second Life is being rebuilt from the ground up, and British Airways introduces Slow TV to some flights.
Google’s Nest buys Dropcam to monitor your home, Google launches Made With Code to inspire girls to program, Yo woz haxored, and the tangled earphones mystery is solved by science.
Mobile devices come in all different shapes and sizes. Actually, they’re almost always rectangular, but the sizes range from smallish smartphones, through fantastic phablets, all the way up to gigantic tablets.