Amazon Spark shuts down after two-year flop

Amazon Spark - Amazon logo on mobile phone

The eCommerce giant has sacked its Instagram-like mobile shopping social media platform. Never heard of Amazon Spark? You’re not alone. Spark was offered to only Amazon Prime members, and in its two years of existence, it failed miserably. The main reason? This social media shopping feature was a ghost town. Spark has been removed from both Amazon’s website and app. Amazon Spark, which could once be accessed via the company’s website and app, has been removed. The shopping tool, which was introduced about two years back, was designed to allow…

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What you need to know about Cat 5 Cable

Cat 5 Cable

While Wi-Fi has grown in popularity, ethernet cables remain the best way to connect to a network. That’s because they give faster connectivity, and are also more secure. Most people shy away from cables due to cluttering. However, this is a problem you can avoid if your cabling and internet connectivity is done by a professional company such as Techtree partners. Internet cabling companies use different types of ethernet cables such as Cat 5, Cat 5e, and Cat 6 to give you reliable internet connectivity. You are probably wondering what…

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Stranger Things mobile game announced for 2020 release

Stranger Things Mobile Game - Next Games - Netflix

Next Games and Netflix have teamed up to develop a game based on the hit series. A Stranger Things mobile game is reportedly in the works. The upcoming free-to-play mobile game is being developed by Finnish games developer and publisher Next Games and is based on the popular, Sci-fi-thriller Netflix series “Stranger Things.” Expect Pokémon Go AR-style game-play. While few details have been released about the upcoming Stranger Things mobile game, in a Next Games press release announcing the title, the company said that the location-based puzzle RPG game will…

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QR code study examines the effectiveness of these barcodes on food packaging

QR Code study - Oysters

Recent research reveals that consumers are not likely to scan QR codes with their phones. A team of American researchers conducted a QR code study related to quick response (QR) codes on food packaging and whether or not consumers use them. The researchers learned that only 1% of the study participants used their phones to scan the QR code on a food label to learn more information about it. QR codes are one of the methods used to provide consumers with more info on bioengineered food products. Back in 2016,…

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PUBG Mobile becomes the world’s top grossing mobile game

Top Grossing Mobile Game - PUBG Mobile - Revenue

PUBG Mobile is not only the most popular smartphone game, it’s also mobile’s biggest money-maker. Having collected over $146 million in revenue in May, PUBG (PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds) Mobile is now the top grossing mobile game worldwide. This likely isn’t a surprise to some, as the mobile-version of this online multiplayer battle royal game has more than 100 million monthly players, easily making it the most popular game among mobile users. “Game For Peace” is also a huge contributor to the revenue. While $76 million in revenue is from items and…

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