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How to make your own WhatsApp stickers on Android

Creating personalised stickers is by no means a native WhatsApp feature, and like with many things, Facebook has decided to sneakily nab the idea from other messenger apps (like Telegram and WeChat), and add it to its own messaging app. It’s still an awesome feature though. And will likely replace standard stickers altogether one day. WhatsApp stickers have just started to roll out for Android and...[Read More]

Ad blockers are here to stay, micropayments less so

Another year, another crisis in traditional media. Most recently, it has been The Guardian announcing it needs to cut costs by 20%, as the revenues from online advertising cannot compensate for the losses of revenue from its print editions. The situation with online advertising is worsening, not only because the rates advertisers are prepared to pay continue to fall – they are quite simply spoilt ...[Read More]

Stuff Innovators 2014: Watch, Listen, Play

Throughout history, entertainment and technology have gone hand in hand. From the introduction of the printing press to the invention of the film camera, technological leaps have redefined existing entertainment media, and created whole new forms of entertainment. And if you thought that the pace of change was slowing down, think again: these visionaries are reinventing the way we play video games...[Read More]

It’s official: Apple sends out invites for 9 September event

It’s been rumoured for a long time, now it’s happening: Apple has sent out invites for an event on 9 September. Widely expected to herald the launch of the iPhone 6 – and possibly a larger iPhone 6, and possibly an iWatch too – the event will take place at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts in Cupertino, at 10am. As with previous product launches, Apple will likely live stream th...[Read More]

Stuff’s time at the Xbox One South Africa media pre-launch

Time at the Stuff offices isn’t all about deadlines and stress and panic and joy and elation that we’re getting our hands on the newest microchip-sporting piece of hardware. Very occasionally they let us out to do something really fun – not that we’re not constantly having fun, it’s just that sometimes we wind up doing entertaining things in direct sunlight. Things li...[Read More]

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