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Microsoft's New iPhone App Helps Blind People 'See' What's Around Them

Mobile World Congress 2015 - Day 2

This is dope!

Microsoft debuted 

 which is now available for the iPhone, uses the smartphone's camera to detect and describe nearby people, text, and objects. The app not only recognizes a person based on his or her face, but can also relay mood based on facial expressions, estimate a person's proximity to the user, and describe physical characteristics. 

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Amazon is probably going to release another Echo speaker later this year

Amazon is adding another Echo to the lineup and it would be the third new one to launch this year. It's apparently going to put the Alexa to shame. The new smart speaker will be smaller, and will come with rounder edges and a new cloth-like exterior. Amazon is also reportedly enhancing the sound quality by including several tweeters. 

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It’s National French Fries Day, Here’s Where You Can Score Freebies/Deals

National French Fry Day

Nation French Fry Day on a Thursday? Don't ya think Friday would have been a better choice? Oh well. Here's where you can score free fries today. 

  • Arby’s: Buy a Brown Sugar Bacon Sandwich and you’ll get a free small fries and drink, no coupon needed.
  • Big Mama’s & Papa’s Pizzeria: Use coupon code SMART1 to get a 16-ounce large pizza, eight buffalo wings and curly fries for $29.99.
  • BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse: You can get $10 burgers and unlimited fries plus $4 craft beers the day before National French Fry Day and every Wednesday at participating restaurants.
  • BurgerFi: Purchase any burger or hot dog on July 13 and you’ll get a free regular order of fries.
  • Burger King: Get two cheeseburgers, a small drink and, of course, a small order of fries for $3.49.
  • Dairy Queen: At select locations, you can purchase small fries for $1 all day on July 13.
  • Donald Russell: You don’t need a coupon code to get 35 percent off an order of chuck eye steaks with peperonata and fries.
  • Fox Pizza: Use coupon code HG699 to get any half hoagie, a 20-ounce drink and wedge fries for $6.99.
  • Manny & Olga’s Pizza: Use code 222SB to get a premium sub plus two orders of french fries and two sodas for $16.99.
  • McDonald’s: Get a free order of medium fries with any app-based purchase every Friday through Sept. 7.
  • Omaha Steaks: Order a burger and get an order of steak fries for $2.99.
  • Pizza Boli’s: Get two medium, one-topping pizzas and Fantastic Fries for $6.99 each.
  • Pizza Hut: Get 24 WingStreet wings with sauces plus two orders of waffle fries for $19.99 with coupon code YWM.
  • Snappy Tomato Pizza: Use code LUNCH5 to get any oven-baked hoagie, an order of wedge fries and a 20-ounce drink for $8.99.
  • Steak ‘n Shake: When you order $25 worth of gift cards, you’ll get a free double steakburger with cheese, a regular soft drink and, you guessed it, an order of fries.
  • Wienerschnitzel: Get $1 off any order of chili cheese fries through the end of July with this coupon.
  • Wingstop: Get a free order of fries — not to mention a gift on your birthday — when you sign up for The Club through Wingstop.
  • Wing Zone: Use coupon code 1465 to get 15 wings plus ranch, celery and, of course, fries for $11.99.


KFC is selling a $20,000 meteorite shaped like a fried chicken sandwich

Why would you even want this??

As part of KFC's latest PR stunt, they have launched a specialty website, KFC Limited, where you can buy a bunch of weird stuff like socks with drumsticks on them and a meteorite that's in the shape of a chicken sandwich. They are selling it for a cool $20,000. The company assures us that is it as real meteorite straight from space that was carved my artists into a zinger sammy.

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Tinder Is Sending Two People to Hawaii After They Messaged Each Other for Years

This is just too adorable! 

Michelle Arendas and Josh Avsec matched on Tinder nearly three years and have been messaging each other ever since—but have still not met up. Josh messaged Michelle after matching with her, and she didn’t respond for two months, until she apologized that her phone died. After that, about every few months, one would message the other and apologize for the delay in responding.

Josh tweeted their exchange, and it went viral eventually getting Tinder's attention. The company tweeted Monday that it was going to send them on a first date, wherever they wanted. Josh suggested Maui, and Tinder agreed—as long as they didn’t wait so long this time.

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