Pinterest Lens Unveiled, Lets You Identify Objects to Buy Them

Pinterest on Wednesday infused more machine smarts into its online bulletin boards, pushing harder into e-commerce by enabling people to use smartphones to identify products they might wish to pursue. A test version of “Lens” lets people take pictures with smartphones from inside Pinterest applications, which then uses “visual search” to find similar items or […]

Dropbox Badge Lets You Collaborate on Windows and Mac

Dropbox has added a feature enabling users the ability to collaborate on projects created in Microsoft Office applications. The Dropbox Badge has been added to the Dropbox for Business suite. The badge appears inside any Microsoft Word, Excel, or PowerPoint project that’s shared among co-workers or team members. Here’s a video giving an overview: When […]

Financeit Lets Small Businesses Offer Consumer Financing

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary If you’ve been itching to offer financing to your customers, the free, low-risk and easy-to-use online solution Financeit just may be your key to better close rates and bigger transactions. If consumer financing is at the top of your “confusing topics I wish I understood better so I could increase my […]

Facebook Marketplace Lets You Sell Locally, Challenges Craigslist

Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) had 1.71 billion monthly active users as of the second quarter of 2016, and by the time the company finishes monetizing its platform, it might be selling everything under the sun. The latest venture is the second iteration of Marketplace, which was first launched in 2007.  This time around Marketplace is available only […]

Google Launches Android Game That Lets You Explore the Himalayas in 3D

HIGHLIGHTS It allows users to visit the Himalayan region The app is built using Google’s 3D Maps imagery It works only on smartphones running on Android 4.4 KitKat and above Niantic, when it was a startup within Google, leveraged Google Maps as well as crowdsourced data to build the location-based app Field Trip and augmented […]

Steam Summer Sale Lets You Get New BioShock and Skyrim Games for Free

HIGHLIGHTS Valve’s Steam Summer Sale ends at 10:15pm IST on July 4. Discounted games include BioShock and Skyrim. Buying them on sale nets you their remastered editions for free. With the final few hours of Valve’s Steam Summer Sale upon us, time is running out to grab some heavily discounted PC games. If you missed […]

Oh Snap! Snapchat’s Memories Feature Now Lets You See Old Photos

Oh snap! Snapchat wants you to hold on to your photos and videos for a little longer. The new Snapchat Memories feature is a shareable and searchable archive of snaps. The feature allows you to save photos you take within Snapchat’s server.  The company, in its press release describes Memories as “a personal collection of […]