Why Does Google Kill So Many Products? | Untangled

So I’m an Android user, and I used to use Google Hangouts to text. Syncing all my texts with my computer was great, but then Google killed Hangouts. Yeah, I can technically still use it, but what’s the point of using an app that’s about to be shut down? Something similar has probably happened to…

Most Influential Apps Of The Decade

Lisa Paradise: I feel like Tinder revolutionized dick pics, because I had never seen one before, and now I’ve seen countless. Paige DiFiore: It’s basically like, when you’re lonely and sad, you scroll on your phone, and there’s just a bunch of people, and you swipe right if they’re cute, and you swipe left if…

What Would Happen If All The Coral Reefs Died Off?

– [Narrator] Coral reefs are filled with colorful ocean life but they’re in danger of dying off. The planet has already lost 50% of it’s coral in the last 30 years. If the rest go, consequences would be dire. Sealife has the most to lose. Coral reefs cover less than one percent of the ocean…

Tech That Died This Decade

Victoria Barranco: I really, really miss the headphone jack. Nich Carlson: I really, really like AirPods, and so I’m OK with the headphone jack being gone. Jacqui Frank: Also I have a headphone jack now, so I’m really smug about it. I switched from iPhone to Android. It wasn’t the No. 1 reason that I…

How Banks Of The Future Will Run On Data, Speed, And Security

Today we can do so many things online that only a few places actually require our physical presence. Somewhere in the past five to 10 years, going to the bank fell off that list. The question is: What are banks doing to remain relevant even when they’re no longer a stop in the middle of…

How To Get Verified On Instagram

Here’s how to get verified on Instagram. Before applying for verification, make sure your account meets the requirements. According to Instagram, your account should be authentic, meaning it must represent a real person or business; unique, in that there will be only one verified account under your name or brand; notable, your account should represent…

What It’s Like To Get Laser Eye Surgery

It definitely hurts. Hi, I’m Michelle, and I’ve been wearing glasses for 16 years and contacts for about nine. I was always hesitant about getting LASIK because it’s expensive, and the idea of lasers cutting up my cornea scares me. But recently, my contacts have been getting really uncomfortable, and I just got to a…

Why There Could Be A Black Hole In Our Solar System

Black holes are some of the most powerful and violent objects in the universe. They can warp space and time and rip entire stars to pieces. So, what if I told you that astrophysicists think there’s one lurking in our very own solar system? Reporter: Then a new discovery rocked the astronomical world to its…

What’s Going On With TikTok? | Untangled

TikTok is one of the most popular apps in the world. It’s been downloaded over a billion times in the two years that it’s been around. And it has produced countless memes. Even Mark Zuckerberg sees TikTok as a threat. But its rise hasn’t been seamless. US senators have criticized TikTok for censorship, privacy, and…

How Self-Driving Vehicles Could Transform Boston

Ryan Chin: Cities are basically systems of systems. And those systems can operate optimally or not optimally. And a key component of it is how we move around in that. We should be able to provide equitable mobility. Give you a ride from any place, no matter what your economic background is, what you look…