Adobe Lightroom scores a big functionality update on iOS

The mobile version of Adobe’s Lightroom has just scored a neat functionality update that is quite likely to be a notable improvement for all fans of the app.

Probably the biggest new change is the new Brush Selection tool, which lets you create precise selections and apply various basic adjustments to any photo. On top of that, you can also utilize 3D Touch for your selections, provided that your iPhone has 3D Touch on deck. You’re also now given direct hold over the reins of Noise Reduction and Sharpening, which has been oft-requested by the regular users of Lightroom.
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These dbrand Galaxy Note 8 skins might reveal the design of Samsung's next big thing

A Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is coming soon, and, most likely, it’s going to be announced at the end of August. Rumors have it that the handset will resemble the Galaxy S8 to a considerable degree (dual curve screen and thin bezels included), though its corners should be a bit more square-ish, while its rear might host a dual camera alongside a fingerprint scanner.

Even if we’re more than one month away from the day when Samsung will officially unveil the new Galaxy, dbrand, an American maker of popular custom skins for smartphones, is already accepting pre-orders for Note 8 skins. dbrand …

Samsung to spend big bucks to build plants to supply future Apple iPhone models with OLED panels

Despite the fierce rivalry in the smartphone business that has built up over the years between Apple and Samsung, the truth is that Apple has relied on Samsung to supply certain parts for the iPhone. That relationship continues to this day. Who is supplying the OLED panels for the 10th anniversary model this year? Samsung is, and in the past it has been one of the firms that produced the Apple Ax chipset to Apple’s demanding specifications.

Producing OLED displays for Apple could prove to be a business with legs as far as Sammy is concerned. Back in May, we passed along to you some speculation …

Some rural Verizon Unlimited subscribers are getting the boot from Big Red

Verizon Unlimited is supposed to give subscribers unlimited data with a couple of provisos. When a subscriber’s data consumption reaches 22GB for the month, his or hers service can be throttled to a lower speed. That happens only during periods when there is traffic congestion at the cell tower they are using. And if they use more than 10GB of 4G LTE data while tethering, future use of this feature is limited to 3G speeds for the balance of the month.

For some Verizon customers in rural areas of the country, there seems to be a third way to lose unlimited 4G LTE service. Some of these rural …

Brooklyn Assemblyman seeks probe of Verizon after issues with Big Red's $10/day Travel Pass (UPDATE)

Some Verizon customers who reside in New York, signed up for the carrier’s $10 a day Travel Pass service. These consumers now claim that not only didn’t they get billed at the pricing they signed up for, they were billed for hundreds of dollars in calls and texts that they never sent. Under Big Red’s international travel plan, paying $10 a day gives customers the ability to carry their domestic Verizon talk, text and data allowances into any of 100 countries where the plan is valid.

Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind recently signed up with the plan for a trip he made to Israel. When his Verizon …

Brooklyn Assemblyman seeks probe of Verizon after issues with Big Red's $10/day Travel Pass

Some Verizon customers who reside in New York, signed up for the carrier’s $10 a day Travel Pass service. These consumers now claim that not only didn’t they get billed at the pricing they signed up for, they were billed for hundreds of dollars in calls and texts that they never sent. Under Big Red’s international travel plan, paying $10 a day gives customers the ability to carry their domestic Verizon talk, text and data allowances into any of 100 countries where the plan is valid.

Brooklyn Assemblyman Dov Hikind recently signed up with the plan for a trip he made to Israel. When his Verizon …

7 wedding apps that will make planning your big day a whole lot easier

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Your wedding is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life, but actually planning it can make you want to pull your hair out. 

Lucky for us, we live in a time of smart phones and we all know there’s an app for just about anything. So if you are having trouble organizing your big day, we’ve compiled a list of the best weddings apps to make the process as painless as possible. 

1. WeddingHappy 

OK, so where do you even start? This free iOS app is great if you have absolutely no idea what you’re doing. Just put in your anticipated wedding date, and WeddingHappy will design a schedule complete with a checklist and suggested due dates.  Read more…

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Twitter launches big iOS app redesign, still no way to actually edit a tweet

Twitter has just launched a big redesign of its iOS app with fresh typography and it now uses a new side navigation tab.
You can get to the new navigation tab by simply tapping on your profile picture. There you’d find your profile, Moments, as well as other settings.
As for the rest of the app, it does look wider, with more blank space in between, and a more rounded look to icons. Instead of an arrow, you now have a bubble icon for your replies. Twitter says users thought it “meant delete …

Deal: The feature-packed Huawei Mate 9 (refurbished) is on sale at Best Buy, save big!

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Are you looking for a great flagship smartphone that won’t demolish your budget? Well, look no further, because we just located a killer deal from Best Buy!
The big US retailer has listed the refurbished 64GB version of the Huawei Mate 9 for $379.99. Buying a new one on Amazon will cost you $599.99, …

HTC U11 gets a big first update, but the changelog is nowhere to be found

HTC’s new squeezable flagship, the U11, is getting its very first update. Coming in as version 1.11.617.3, the patch weighs in at the rather massive 1.9GB.
With such a hefty size, one would assume that the new version will be accompanied by a changelog of similar proportions. Sadly, this is not the case, as the only thing mentioned in said changelog is that the new software upgrade includes system enhancements.
The update has started rolling out via OTA in the US, but keep in mind that it might take some time …