From Tech: Three construction innovations that will change the way we build

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A number of companies are competing to find ways to automate construction, using bricklaying robots and machines that can 3D print with concrete. 

These innovations are among the most successful prototypes whereby entire buildings were constructed using robots. Read more…

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From Tech: How to put old photos in your social media stories

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Stories started with Snapchat, then Instagram and Facebook added their own versions to try and win our loyalty. 

There are crazy amounts of ways to make your story unique within each app. But you might not know that you can also post old photos in your current stories.

Here’s how to put photos you’ve already taken in your stories on Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook. Just note that your followers might get a little annoyed if you do it too much.

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Access Snapchat and camera roll photos at the bottom of your screen.

Access Snapchat and camera roll photos at the bottom of your screen.

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From Tech: Download this: Off the Menu Club is the answer to all your foodie prayers

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Most people know about In-N-Out Burger’s animal style fries, Jamba Juice’s gummy bear smoothies, and Starbucks’ infamous pink drinks.

But what about the secret menu items of other restaurants—high-end places? Enter Off the Menu Club, a foodie’s dream app

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From Tech: All the features in Apple Maps that’ll make you not hate it

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Apple Maps isn’t the first app most people are clamoring for when they’re lost on a road trip. It’s actually one of the first apps I deleted when iOS finally let you get rid of native iPhone apps. 

But since the iOS 10 update, there are some features that can make Apple Maps an app you’d want to use. Here’s why you might want to consider keeping it around. 

Travel notifications for events

Let Apple Maps tell you when to leave for events.

Let Apple Maps tell you when to leave for events.

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Apple cross checks its native apps to be as helpful as possible. This means that any events you have saved in your calendar will trigger a traffic notification via Apple Maps. It’ll give you the event time and location while telling you when to leave based on current traffic patterns. This feature could help you avoid showing up late for your next important event.  Read more…

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From Tech: Hackers just sent us practically all of HBO’s social media passwords

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The leaks just keep coming.

The hackers responsible for the massive breach of HBO haven’t let up, and reached out to Mashable to share their latest exploits. And while the latest data dump doesn’t include any Game of Thrones spoilers, it definitely contains some information that the network wouldn’t want out in the open. 

Specifically, what appears to be the login credentials for almost every single HBO social media account. Passwords for everything from @HBO, @GameOfThrones, and @WestworldHBO to various Instagram and Giphy accounts were in a text document provided to us by the so-called “Mr. Smith group.” Read more…

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From Tech: Facebook’s AR glasses take center stage in newly published patent

The world just got a sneak peek at a feature Facebook’s working on to make its highly anticipated AR glasses a reality.
According to a patent published Thursday, the device “may augment views of a physical, real-world environment with computer-genera…

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From Tech: Live your laziest life with this super convenient charging pad

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You come home from work. It’s been a long day—you’re tired, you’re hungry, and of course, your phone has died. The last thing you want to do is go crawling on the floor, looking for the gosh-darn cord to plug your phone in. 

Enter the Qi Wireless Charging Pad. This slick device just hangs out enticingly on your countertop. All you have to do is drop your phone upon it, en route to flopping yourself on the nearest sofa

The charging pad works with recent-model Galaxy, Nokia, HTC, Motorola, Google, and LG phones. But best of all, recent leaks have all but confirmed that upcoming iPhone models will finally work with Qi wireless chargers as well.  Read more…

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From Tech: Upgrade your commute with this electric skateboard from the future

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If you live anywhere near a city, you’ve likely seen a skateboarder flying past uphill at breakneck speed. No, this is not magic—these skaters are riding an electric longboard. And one of the most celebrated electric longboards on the street is this Yuneec EGo 2 Electric Longboard.

Featuring a 12mm, eight-layered composite wood deck to make it flexible and durable, speed modes to accommodate any rider, and a 400-watt motor, the EGo 2 will take you practically anywhere you need to go. And with a maximum riding range of 18 miles and a maximum speed of 12 MPH, you can get a day’s worth of travel in without needing to recharge. Read more…

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