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What the Tech?! Apple Music

  Apple Music, n; A new streaming music service from Apple, announced yesterday. Apple Music combines iTunes, Beats Radio, and social networking to create a one-stop music haven. Apple Music’s main branch — streaming — is very similar to Spotify, but likely…

What the Tech?! Project Loon

Project Loon, n; An endeavor from Google to deliver Internet for the world through connected balloons. Project Loon, which began about four years ago and has been tested over New Zealand and California among other spots, wants to place “floating cell…

What the Tech?! Wireless Charging

Wireless charging, v; The powering up of devices like smartphones, tablets, and computers without a wired connection to a source of electricity. Also called “inductive charging,” the process transfers energy between two objects by way of an electromagnetic field. Samsung’s next…

What the Tech?! Ubuntu

  Ubuntu, n; An open source operating system for computers, tablets and now, phones. Ubuntu — which translates into “human-ness” — offers developers the opportunity to contribute to the code that builds the platform for the purpose of personal learning and…

What the Tech?! Microsoft HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens, n; A head-mounted display that uses computer technology to broadcast holographic imagery (i.e., virtual reality) before your eyes. HoloLens is like a cross between the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and Google Glass. The goggles are designed to bring computer magic…

What the Tech?! Spotify Thanksgiving

This week, we’re bringing you a fairly straightforward — but incredibly fun — tech service that’ll make your Thanksgiving even better. Spotify Thanksgiving, n; A web-only offering from music streaming service Spotify that curates a playlist while you cook. Sweat no…

What the Tech?! Apple Pay

Apple Pay, n; A wallet-like feature that stores your credit cards to allow iPhone 6 and Apple Watch users to pay with a tap. Announced Tuesday at Apple’s new product demonstration, Apple Pay is a feature that will be available in the upcoming…

Image and Text: Help Us Build It!

We’re running a crowdfunding campaign in hopes of funding four template pages to add to the Yapp platform. All four are pages you’ve asked for that we’re excited to see on Yapp. Each week of the campaign, we’ll be featuring one of…