Pinterest acquires article-saving app Instapaper for undisclosed amount

Pinterest acquires article-saving app Instapaper for undisclosed amount

In a Tuesday announcement, Pinterest has revealed that it is acquiring article-saving app Instapaper. The acquisition will enable Pinterest to bring about notable improvements to the article-reading experience on its app.

The financial terms of Pinterest's acquisition of Instapaper have not been officially disclosed.

Sony to increase PlayStation Plus subscription from Sept. 22

Sony to increase PlayStation Plus subscription from Sept. 22

In a recent announcement made via the PlayStation Blog, Sony has revealed that it is making an upward revision in the pricing of its PlayStation Plus online gaming service in September.

The announcement implies that the current $50-a-year membership cost of the PlayStation Plus service is scheduled to increase next month. The increased pricing will go into effect on September 22, 2016.

EFF thinks that T-Mobile’s new data plan could violate Net Neutrality principles

EFF thinks that T-Mobile’s new data plan could violate Net Neutrality principles

According to a Daily Dot report, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) is apparently apprehensive that the new 'T-Mobile One' data plan launched recently by US wireless carrier T-Mobile could violate the principles of Net Neutrality.

As per the report, the EFF's concerns about a possible violation of Net Neutrality principles by the 'T-Mobile One' data plan are seemingly rooted in the manner in which the plans enables data usage by customers.

Facebook launches new standalone app for sharing photos/videos

Facebook launches new standalone app for sharing photos/videos

In a move which will apparently enable Facebook to win over young users, the social network is rolling out a standalone iOS app - called 'Lifestage' - for sharing photos and videos.

The new Lifestage app is basically aimed at Facebook users aged 21 years and younger. The app allows the users to post photos and videos, and also to express their likes/dislikes, emotions, and friendships. The app opens directly to a camera screen, which is a clear indication of its focus on photos and videos.

T-Mobile and Sprint are bringing affordable unlimited data plans

T-Mobile and Sprint are bringing affordable unlimited data plans

In an announcement made via their respective press releases on Thursday, US wireless carriers T-Mobile and Sprint said that they are reintroducing affordable unlimited data plans for their customers.

The announcements by T-Mobile and Sprint that they are bringing unlimited data plans back from extinction implies that the two carriers will offer competing unlimited data plans to wireless customers who are willing to relinquish video quality.

9to5Mac report: iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will hit the markets on Sept. 23

9to5Mac report: iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus will hit the markets on Sept. 23

According to new information shared by 9to5Mac in a recent report, tech giant Apple will launch its much-awaited next-generation iPhones -- iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus -- later than anticipated.  

The report, citing an unidentified source at AT&T, revealed that the iPhone 7 handset, and its bigger-screen, dual camera iPhone 7 Plus counterpart, will likely hit the markets on September 23, 2016.

Intel introduced new VR reference design --- ‘Project Alloy’

Intel introduced new VR reference design --- ‘Project Alloy’

During the course of its Keynote at the IDF event ion Tuesday, chip giant Intel announced a new virtual reality (VR) reference design called 'Project Alloy.'

Intel's new Project Alloy VR headset, which was demonstrated on stage by Intel at the IDF event, essentially underscores a wireless system which, as per the company, contains all the things which are needed by the users to immerse in a VR experience without extraneous components.

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