The U.S. Postal Service is testing a “notification” service that emails customers images of the envelopes of their letter-size mail. The service, called Informed Delivery, will send out an email to customers each morning with that day’s mailbox contents. The images are only of the exterior front side, and the mail will not be opened.
When Apple launched HealthKit last year, many women were quick to note there was no way for them to track their periods with the tool, which can collect and share data among health and fitness apps. That’s finally changing with iOS 9, which will be released later this fall. But Apple isn’t stopping with menstruation.
If you hadn’t noticed already, a report from the Pew Internet Project released Monday will make it loud and clear: People are shooting and sharing more photos and videos than ever before. This trend bodes well for image-sharing apps, such as Snapchat and Instagram, which respectively have 9% and 18% marketshare among cell-phone owners, the report found. With 58% of American adults owning a smartphone, the Internet has an influx of content creators and curators.