Don’t you hate it that when you’re out in public using your phone or laptop that you have strangers looking over to see what you’re doing? There are some screen protectors out there that helps prevent people from looking over your shoulder but those screen protectors can’t be applied to everything.
This is why a Microsoft patent for a privacy display sounds particularly intriguing. According to a recent patent discovered by Patently Mobile, it seems that Microsoft is looking into creating a display for computers and mobile devices that will give its user the privacy they need. Basically this involves creating a backlight system that will only allow the user looking directly at the screen to view the information. Read full post →Microsoft Patent Will Stop People From Looking Over Your Shoulder
If you follow a lot of people on Instagram, sometimes your feed can feel like it is never-ending as you scroll through what seems like hundreds of photos. Sometimes this can be a bit tedious which in turn might put you off from using the service. However it looks like Instagram does not want to lose its users and according to a recent post by TechCrunch, the social network is hoping to condense the information for you.
How this is done is by sending out emails to its users in the form of “Highlights”, kind of like how Twitter reminds you of tweets you might have missed. In the case of Instagram, the Highlights email will basically show you the best posts from some of the people you follow, which they’re hoping would reignite your interest in the social network again. Read full post →Instagram Begins Sending Out “Highlights” Emails