Viber Launches Viber Out Calling On Windows Phone 8


Viber, newly acquired by Rakuten earlier this year, has today released an update to the Windows Phone 8 version of the app to allow for the use of Viber Out. Viber Out is a relatively recent feature from the messaging and calling VoIP app, which allows users to call any number, whether it's a mobile or landline, without the recipient needing a Viber account. The service price varies based on… Read More
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Jordan Crook

You Won’t Believe Upworthy’s Plan For Sponsored Content (Actually, You Probably Will)

Upworthy, the content-sharing startup whose penchant for hyperbolic headlines has generated its own parody websites, is laying out its plans for a new ad program called Upworthy Collaborations. When the company raised an $ 8 million Series A last fall, executives said they wanted to make money through sponsored content. However, they revealed more details about those plans (and who's actually… Read More
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Anthony Ha

Make Your Own Sour Cream For A Fresher, More Customisable Condiment

If you like sour cream, you ought to consider making it yourself. The stuff you buy in the store comes as-is. If you make it yourself, you get a fresher product and total control over how thick it turns out.
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Adam Dachis

Airbnb Says It Will Start Collecting Hotel Taxes In San Francisco

Airbnb said it will start collecting San Francisco’s 14 percent hotel tax on behalf of hosts today. The move counters critics who’ve claimed that the company has willfully dodged taxes to get ahead of traditional competitors in the hotel industry. But as Airbnb has grown up and is now poised to command a possible $ 10 billion valuation from private investors, they’ve said they… Read More
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Fly Or Die: Secret

With last week's episode focusing on Whisper, we thought it only fair to take a hard look at its biggest competitor, Secret.

Welcome to another episode of Fly or Die. Read More
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Jordan Crook

#Love: Unfollowing Exes

One month ago, I got dumped. It was the third in a series of failed, long-term relationships over the past five years. All relationships end differently. Some exes stay friends, or fail to stay friends, or continue hooking up, or cut each other out entirely. Some exes combine any number of those things to form a symphony of chaos. But no matter how it ends, or how it evolves after it's over,… Read More
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Gridzzly Creates Printable Grid Paper With Customised Lines And Dots

Gridzzly is a beautifully simple tool for anyone who uses grid, graph or ruled paper. The webapp lets you fine-tune the pattern you need and then easily print it yourself.
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Melanie Pinola

Lifetime Ladder Is A Free, No-Equipment Fitness Plan Anyone Can Start

You don’t need a fully stocked gym to get a full-body workout. The Lifetime Ladder program ensures you can do this for a long time with increasing levels of fitness, and lowers the barrier of entry to anyone, no matter how fit you are right now.
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Mihir Patkar

Facebook Joins Google In The Hunt For The Future

We now live in an era when Mark Zuckerberg speed-dials Obama, controls fleets of drones, brokers $ 19 billion acquisitions in a week, and buys whole virtual worlds. Facebook's mission has changed. While once it was soley "To make the world more open and connected", it's expanded to also "give people the power to share." And nothing is too crazy if it brings Facebook one step closer to that goal. Read More
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Josh Constine

Unified Remote Gets iOS App, Mac Server For Cross-Platform Control

Android/iOS/Windows/Mac: Unified Remote is one of our favourite remote control apps. You can use it to control most functions on your computer from your phone, unless your computer is a Mac and your phone is an iPhone. Until today, that is.
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