stickers Stories July 7

AAPL: 144.18

1.45

Prisma’s first AI-powered graphics app impressed us and proved an almost instant hit with iPhone owners, winning App of the Year award for 2016.

The company followed up by adding support for video and downloadable filters, and has now launched its second AI-based app …

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stickers Stories June 30

AAPL: 144.02

0.34

Apple has announced a new Apple Pay initiative to raise funds for the National Parks Foundation, running for the first half of July.

From July 1 through 15, Apple is donating $1 to the National Park Foundation for every purchase made with Apple Pay at any Apple Store, on apple.com or through the Apple Store app in the US

Tim Cook explained why the company is doing it …

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The best 4K & 5K displays for Mac

stickers Stories July 2, 2016

AAPL: 95.89

0.29

stickers Stories June 27, 2016

AAPL: 92.04

-1.36

Twitter is bringing searchable, emoji-like ‘#Stickers’ to your tweet pics

Messaging apps like WeChat, Line, and Path have made stickers as popular as emoji, and now Twitter is joining in on the fun with searchable ‘#Stickers’ that you can add to your tweet pics.

stickers Stories March 29, 2016

AAPL: 107.68

2.49

Snapchat is changing how you communicate with friends in a major way through what it’s calling Chat 2.0. The social network says it focused two years ago on making chatting more like face-to-face conversation with features like letting you know when your friends were present and “listening” to what you were typing, and the latest Snapchat update refocuses on the 1-to-1 chat aspect of the app with new features around voice and video calling plus stickers and more. How you watch Stories is also getting a change in the new update.

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stickers Stories April 15, 2015

Over the past fifteen years, I’ve seen certain commenters pick the same fight literally every time Apple releases another device: “are accessories really needed for _____?” Fill the blank in with “iPod,” “iPhone,” “iPad,” “Apple TV,” or “Apple Watch” and you’ll see how the answer has eventually turned out to be “yes” every time. Even though I’ve tested virtually every type of Apple accessory out there, I couldn’t help but shake my head when companies first announced cases for the Apple TV’s remote control. Crazy, right? But there were eventually behind-TV mounts, Bluetooth keyboards, and universal remote controls that became truly handy for even Apple’s least-accessorized device.

Now the Apple Watch is coming, and despite Apple’s focus on its purely aesthetic customizability — including welcoming third-party band makers to the party — the “is this necessary?” comments are appearing again. “Nothing like a faux carbon fiber decal on your watch to convey your sense of good taste,” said one commenter, who separately opined that “every protective product listed here is the modern day equivalent of plastic-covered furniture.” To be honest, I personally agree with the first sentiment, but I’m not the target market for stickers. And I can still remember some people describing iPhone cases as plastic-wrapped furniture, back before Apple started selling them, too. So who’s actually right here, a handful of anonymous commenters acting as arbiters of universal style, or consumers looking to have fun customizing their new toys to their personal tastes?…

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