Microsoft released a new selfie app for iOS because YOLO

A new iPhone app, appropriately titled “Microsoft Selfie,” promises to help improve your front-facing camera game by automatically adjusting exposure and clearing up your horrible skin imperfections (at least that’s what it seemed to do for me). It also reduces noise and takes into account a variety of factors like age, gender, skin tone and lighting when making its adjustments.The results, at least on my end, were a...

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iOS 9 Available as a Free Update for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch Users September 16

What’s new in iOS 9. iOS 9 brings you refinements at every level — from the apps you see on your Home screen down to the foundation of the system. Siri is smarter than ever, proactive suggestions keep you on track, and multitasking on iPad hits an all-new high with Slide Over, Split View, and Picture in Picture. All these enhancements enable your devices — and you — to do so much more every day. See what’s new in iOS 9 What is iOS?...

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Gracenote automatically tunes your car stereo for each song

According to General Manager of Gracenote Automotive Brian Hamilton, it’s the first time anyone has used track-level metadata this way. The company’s database has profiles for “tens of millions of songs” so no matter how obscure your taste, it’s probably in there. There’s no mention of what cars will get this upgrade first, but Gracenote’s system is already in headunits from Tesla, Ford, GM...

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Gracenote automatically tunes your car stereo for each song

According to General Manager of Gracenote Automotive Brian Hamilton, it’s the first time anyone has used track-level metadata this way. The company’s database has profiles for “tens of millions of songs” so no matter how obscure your taste, it’s probably in there. There’s no mention of what cars will get this upgrade first, but Gracenote’s system is already in headunits from Tesla, Ford, GM...

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AT&T completes its first LTE calls with another carrier

As it stands, the service is no longer a rarity within AT&T’s own network. The provider says its VoLTE is now within reach of 295 million Americans, or about 96 percent of its total LTE coverage area. That’s wide enough that you can simply assume that improved calling will be available anywhere you get an LTE signal. In other words, inter-carrier LTE calling is really just the last piece in a mostly completed...

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