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Facebook’s Messenger bots get new features

July 4, 2016 Droid Turf

We’ve all heard about Facebook’s ‘Bot Messengers.’ Essentially, they’re AI-driven bots designed to allow interactions with businesses, products and services. Facebook’s aim is to simplify the process of say ordering a pizza for example, or maybe for buying a pair of shoes.


Samsung shows us “how to get started” with its Charm wearable

June 23, 2016 Doug Demagistris

Samsung’s Charm is a rather simple wearable that comes in a variety of colors. The watch has no face, so you can’t see the time. It operates when paired to select Samsung devices. In a brief video tutorial, Samsung shows us “how to get started.”

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Facebook Messenger’s addition of SMS may be in violation of Google’s rules, here’s why

June 20, 2016 Droid Turf

Midway through last week, Facebook extended Messenger’s list of capabilities to include SMS functionality. Many are concerned that Facebook’s SMS prompt is actually violating Google Play’s policies, which protect users from features users don’t want. These policies are primarily aimed at malicious developers, and it’s odd that Facebook matches the description here.

Join the Team

May 30, 2016 Doug Demagistris

At Droid Turf, we’re always looking to expand. And the first step in doing so is having ambitious contributors who are passionate about the range of topics we cover (Google Android News, Devices, Apps, Deals, Comparisons, and Opinion). See more About us here. We’re always open to hiring talented and knowledged individuals to our team. And right now may be the best time to become a Droid Turf contributor. Our available positions include: Video Producer – someone who has the experience and willingness [Read More]

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