• Snapchat Adds Election Day Filters and Tools to Help People Get to the Polls

    13 days ago - By Geek

    Social media platform Snapchat is making sure people get to the polls for the 2018 midterm elections on November 6, as it releases new Election Day tools, including voting reminders, polling locations in...
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  • Apple News app will provide real-time results on Election Day

    Apple News app will provide real-time results on Election Day

    13 days ago - By Engadget

    Come November 6th, Apple will turn its News app into election central. According to TechCrunch, the company is planning to launch a new Election Night section that will display live results, highlight updates to key races and share major stories from...
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  • Apple News will launch real-time election results section on November 6

    Apple News will launch real-time election results section on November 6

    13 days ago - By Macworld

    The U.S. midterm elections on November 6 will be hotly contested and closely watched, with every news organization producing wall-to-wall coverage of results as they come in from across the country. According to TechCrunch , Apple's News app will be getting in on the action, too. The current “Midterm Elections” section will be replaced by “Election Night,” as will the "Digest" tab at the bottom of the app. The section will feature live election results from the Associated Press (whose results are used by many large news organizations), and live infographics that update every minute. You'll...
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  • Apple News will give you live midterm election results Nov. 6 - CNET

    13 days ago - By CNET

    Tune in Nov. 6 at 8pm ET.
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  • IPhone Battery Health explained: Why Apple throttles iPhone performance and how you can control it

    IPhone Battery Health explained: Why Apple throttles iPhone performance and how you can control it

    13 days ago - By Pocket-lint

    Last year Apple admitted it slows down older iPhones such as the iPhone 6, iPhone 6S, iPhone 7, and iPhone SE. Got a newer iPhone? Read down for news on how it affects you. These phones have aging lithium-ion batteries that might cause random shutdowns. So, to prevent them from shutting down, Apple slowed - or "throttled" - the performance of those phones. Users weren't that impressed that Apple was fiddling with the performance of their devices without telling them - even if the controls would make the actual device last longer. So Apple apologised and released an update - iOS 11.3 - with...
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  • Snapchat will display polling locations in its Snap Map on Election Day

    Snapchat will display polling locations in its Snap Map on Election Day

    13 days ago - By The Verge

    In preparation for the US midterm elections on November 6th, Snapchat is now adding election-themed lenses and filters that will guide voters to their polling locations through its Snap Map on Election Day. According to Engadget , the filters will dress up your Bitmoji in a special costume on your Snap Map.
    The feature is part of Snapchat's continued effort to encourage young voters to go to the polls. In September, the app displayed a link to a voter registration page on the profile of every user over 18, resulting in over 400,000 users registering to vote in two weeks.
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  • Microsoft's WhiteBoard app to get a BlackBoard mode

    13 days ago - By WMPoweruser

    Microsoft Whiteboard is the company's popular real-time collaboration inking app for Windows 10, the Surface Hub, and also iOS, Android and the web. As the name of the app implies, users will be able to work on a whiteboard in real-time - where they can ink using different pens and colours, and it will show...
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  • Apple News will launch a real-time election results hub on November 6

    Apple News will launch a real-time election results hub on November 6

    13 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Apple is preparing to launch a new way for its customers to track election results. The company, on 8 PM ET on November 6, will swap out the existing Midterm Elections section in the Apple News app, and replace it with a new Election Night section instead. This section will also replace Apple News' Digest tab at the bottom-center of the app, in order to lead users directly to the special section where they'll be able to track the live results, updates on key races, latest developments and more.
    The company is partnering with the Associated Press for its real-time election results, as do...
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