Discover this Face-aging app that’s taking social media by storm
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If you’ve opened any of your social media accounts over the past several days, you’ve no doubt seen a procession of old, wrinkled yet slightly familiar-looking faces taking over your feed.

These kinds of apps or visual tricks often seem to explode in popularity all at once. Microsoft had an app that was hot for a minute which tried to guess how old you are based on an image of your face. Snapchat’s baby face lens likewise exploded in popularity recently, fueled by shares of people looking like infant versions of themselves. And now the latest is FaceApp, an app that takes a photo of you and enhances your face to make it look like you’re in the twilight of your life.

Google Maps released a new feature: Real-time bikesharing info
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Google on Tuesday unveiled an absolutely cool new Google Maps feature that will immediately appeal to users who rely on bikesharing services to get around town. Thanks to a new partnership with Ito World, the new Google Maps functionality will let you quickly discover bikesharing stations around you complete with detailed information. You’ll see how many bikes are available for rental, and whether there are any spots open at your destination to drop off your bike. And it’s all happening in real-time.

IBM patented a goofy-looking watch that folds into a tablet
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IBM just patented an extremely goofy-looking take on the smartwatch: its touch-screen display unfolds to form a full-sized tablet while strapped to your wrist.

The device, which is described as “an electronic display device configured for variable display size” according to last month’s patent, takes foldable devices to a whole new level with its 8x increase in size from watch mode to tablet mode. However, per Tom’s Guide, there’s no mention of how the repeatedly-folding touchscreen is supposed to work without cracking or peeling like all those smartphones did.

A camera app that automatically removes all people from your photos
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As a misanthrope living in a vibrant city, I’m never short of things to complain about. And in particular the problem of people crowding into my photos, whatever I happen to shoot, is a persistent one. That won’t be an issue any more with Bye Bye Camera, an app that simply removes any humans from photos you take. Finally!

Ebooks Purchased From Microsoft Will Be Deleted This Month
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Anyone who bought ebooks through the Microsoft Store is in for a rude shock in the coming days. The good news? You can get a refund. The bad news? All of your books are going to be deleted this month.

Microsoft announced in April that it would stop selling ebooks and that any books the company already sold would stop working in early July because the DRM servers were being shut off. Yes, you read that correctly. Those books that you “bought” are going to disappear. Even the “free” books that you downloaded through Microsoft will be deleted.

Study found PlayStore has lots of data-stealing counterfeit apps
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Google’s Android is facing a tough battle against malware apps, and there seems no end in sight.

According to new research, Google’s Play Store is riddled with thousands of possible malware-ridden counterfeit apps and games.

The two year study, conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney and Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s (CSIRO) Data61, analyzed more than a million Android apps on the platform. They found an alarming number that impersonated legitimate apps and games.