The app that college kids once were crazy for has realized that anonymity isn't everything

Submitted by Tech Insider on August 16, 2016 - 12:00pm

Yik Yak Tyler Droll Brooks Buffington

For awhile, Yik Yak was considered to be the go-to app for college gossip. 

Its popularity ballooned and people latched onto the anonymous network. Its founders, Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington, made the typical appearances at SXSW, raised a ton of money, and even had the typical ex-founder lawsuit. 

Or else forget about it: Why Smooth will never be forgotten

Submitted by The Verge on August 16, 2016 - 11:40am

June 1999 changed the world. On the first day of the month, Napster launched and began to change the music industry; George W. Bush announced he was running for president of the United States; and June closed when a legendary Mexican guitarist teamed up with Matchbox Twenty’s frontman Rob Thomas to give the world a five-minute Latin rock song about being smooth.

Samsung Note 7 Review: Incredible Where It Counts

Submitted by Gizmodo on August 16, 2016 - 11:30am


You’ve probably seen something like the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 before. Its screen is huge, the camera takes ridiculously sharp photos, and it has a dorky little stylus that pops out of the phone’s bottom. Since it was first released, the Note has become a staple for people who need (or want) a gigantic phone. But as I’ve found over the last week, the Note has evolved into a phone that almost anyone can love.

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