All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘paper’

Facebook Gives Paper App Some New Features

Facebook launched a blog for its Paper app in April, announcing the version 1.1 update, which introduced support for birthdays and events, photo comments, group updates, and nine new article covers. The company just put up the blog’s second post to announce another update – version 1.2. This time, it gets profile pic and cover photo editing, photo tags, a …

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Facebook Open Sources Engine Behind Paper App (Pop)

Facebook announced that it is open sourcing Pop, the animation engine behind its recently launched Paper app. Facebook released Paper in January. It’s a social news reader app for iOS. If you’re unfamiliar with it, watch this: Pop is responsible for the smooth animations and transitions that take place within the app, including scrolling, bouncing, and unfolding effects. “Since the …

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Facebook Launches Update For Paper

Facebook has launched a new blog for its Paper app, with the first post announcing an update to version 1.1. This is now available in the Apple App Store. The company launched the news reader app in January, and added some additional features in March. The new version adds support for birthdays and events, photo comments, group updates, and nine …

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Facebook Tests Saving Stories for Later, Once Again

Apparently, Facebook is experimenting with the “save” button again. Josh Constine over at TechCrunch has acquired some screenshots of the new test, in which Facebook is adding a big ol’ “save” button inside articles shared on the desktop version of the site. When users click the save button, the link is put into a “saved” articles section on users’ timelines. …

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Facebook Updates Paper App With New Features

Facebook has released a new update for its Paper news reader app. It will now let users share articles via Facebook Messages, text message or email, and turn sound effects off. It also now supports languages that use multi-stage input, including Chinese, Japanese and Korean. The app was first released on February 3rd, and is only available for iPhone in …

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Facebook ‘Paper’ News App Will Reportedly Utilize Human Editors, Instagram Photos

Facebook is reportedly working on a standalone news app, which would rely on human editors to provide news stories from various publications. The app would presumably be a Flipboard-style news reader, and would make use of these hand-picked stories, as well as status updates and Instagram photos. This according to Re/code, which cites two people familiar with the matter. Rumors …

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Woody Harrelson Limits ‘Wood’ From Paper Company

Academy Award-nominated actor Woody Harrelson has made a name for himself as a talented performer. He has starred in The Hunger Games , Zombieland, The People vs. Larry Flynt, Natural Born Killers, and Out of the Furnace. Despite being recognizable for his film performances, Harrelson is also an entrepreneur. In 1998, the actor co-founded Prairie Paper Ventures along with Jeff …

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If You Buy Only One Notebook This Year, Make It This One

Tech reviews aren’t anything but shills for the latest hardware anymore. It’s just another advertising vehicle used by a publication’s corporate masters to sell you a product under the guise of objectivity. Whatever happened to the days of honest to goodness objective reviews? The folks at the Edyge have come to the rescue with a completely honest review of the …

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Laptops Made of Paper

There is now a possibility your new computer will be made of paper. Paper PP Alloy, developed by PEGA Design, is made of the combination of recyclable paper and polypropylene. According to PEGA, Paper PP Alloy is not only environmentally friendly, but also strong, sturdy and flexible. The materials used to construct it are also easier to get ahold of …

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Lexmark Reveals New Line of Inkjet Printers

On Monday, January 31st, Lexmark International revealed its new inkjet printer designed for businesses. It originates from the company’s decision to target business customers with its line of printers. The OfficeEdge series of printers is targeted for small and medium sized companies and can range in price from 249 dollars to 499 dollars. The Pro5500 models are immediately available while …

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Facebook: The Paper Edition, Vol. 1

Back in December, I wrote about a young man in Vienna who requested all the information that Facebook had collected on him over the year. To the surprise of many, his request yielded a delivery of a whopping 1,222 PDF files containing every single bit of Facebook activity he’d had since joining the site. While that’s a lot, that’s specific …

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NY Times Making Cuts To Paper Editions

I know it has everything to do with journalistic integrity and it is the right thing to do but when a newspaper the stature of the New York nyt-logoTimes reports on the cuts it must make to its sections to ‘survive’ it’s still sad.

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