Facebook opens up Instant Articles to all publishers. If you don’t know, Instant Articles are Facebook’s new way to natively load articles within the app using an adapted RSS feed. These native articles, which have a lightning bolt in the top right corner, load in half a second—10x faster than if user was to click out to a website.
Apps & Software
Sometimes, revolutions in technology are easy to understand, even the first time you hear about them. The smartphone — it’s a phone as powerful as a computer. Bluetooth — it’s a way to wirelessly connect your devices. The search engine — allows you to type a search query instead of digging through directories.
It seems like people can’t stop talking about the latest smartphones. It’s a topic of excited conversation, one that never seems to let up. After all, as soon as people have purchased the latest version of whatever brand they prefer, they get right back to looking forward to what the next version will bring. So let’s indulge that anticipation a little bit, shall we?
Apple fans, rejoice! On Monday, Apple unveiled the new 9.7-inch iPad pro and the newest iPhone SE. The newest iPhone SE is a throwback to older models due to it’s four-inch display yet combined with the power of the 64-bit A9 chip, which was introduced in the iPhone 6 and 6s Plus. This will come as a welcome surprise to any users who may have been at odds with the larger displays of the iPhones 6 and 6S.