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Don’t be fooled by its compact profile. This desktop beauty packs all the power and performance of a standard desktop in a fraction of the space. Get the performance of a 6th generation Intel® Core™ i processor*, up to 16GB memory, and optional graphics cards in the all new...
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The Guardian UK tells us that - Battery status indicators are being used to track devices, say researchers from Princeton University – meaning warnings of privacy exposure have come to pass A little-known web standard that lets site owners tell how much battery life a mobile device has left has...
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Saqib is a core Microsoft developer living in London, who lost the use of his eyes at age 7. He found inspiration in computing and is helping build Seeing AI, a research project that helps people who are visually impaired or blind to better understand who and what is...
Washington (AFP) - Ray Tomlinson, the US programmer credited with inventing email in the 1970s and choosing the "@" symbol for the messaging system, died at the age of 74, his employer said. Tomlinson invented direct electronic messages in 1971. Before his invention, users could only write messages to others...
In 2015, Google had to buy back its google.com domain name from an ex-employee who owned it for about a minute. Sanmay Ved was able to buy google.com for just $12, making him the owner of the world’s most visited web domain. Google quickly spotted the error and refunded his purchase. Ved...
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Observer report - It’s been a memorable year in social media. 2015 saw the birth of live social streaming, with apps like Periscope and Meerkat winning over early adopters. Snapchat fully shed its reputation as a niche network and now counts more than 200 million active users. Meanwhile, video...
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The Guardian reports - The Pixel C is Google’s first own-brand tablet, designed and made via China by Google and is the best Android tablet available at the moment. The Pixel C joins the Chromebook Pixel - the first piece of hardware designed solely by Google - but instead of...
Google has criticised the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) in California for insisting driverless cars must have a fully licensed driver behind the wheel. On Wednesday, the DMV published draft regulations which outline how the technology could be used on the roads. The regulations say truly driverless cars would be "initially...
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The Verge reports - The Dota 2 International Championships took place last week, determining the winner of the grand Aegis of the Immortal trophy and distributing $18.4 million in prize money among the 16 participating teams. Beyond the mythical battles and skirmishes inside the game, the tournament was also an...
They are on BBC Inspired by Google Chrome, they named their browser Crocodile Browser Lite. Focus on Africa went to meet them at their home in Lagos. They even trended on Hackernews Amazing how much press these boys have gotten since this invention. But we all know that it’s not news until it’s...
The Verge reports - YouTube might never be dethroned as the king of online video, but Microsoft has just made a compelling case for visiting Bing before you watch anything on YouTube. Microsoft gave a much-needed makeover to its Bing video search feature this week, and the final product is pretty...
 Youtube Screenshot/ file The Apple Watch will be available in 4 metallic colors, as well as two special edition colors. Christian Post Report - Apple is set to launch its newest device, the Apple Watch, on Monday during their "Spring Forward" event in San Francisco. The event has a start time...
Reuters/FileGeneral view of Microsoft Corporation new headquarters in Issy-les-Moulineaux, near ParisChristian Post Report - Following the massive discounts of the current-gen Microsoft Surface Pro 3, currently selling at $800, speculations arise pointing out to the arrival of the tablet's next reiteration, the Surface Pro 4.A report from the...
Techradar report- Find and open any program, file or folder with ease using Launchy. Why you need it Very often, getting work done efficiently is reliant on being able to quickly find the programs and files you need to complete the task at hand. But with an ever-expanding contingent of installed...
Techradar report- Freeing up hard drive space can be difficult it you're not sure where your largest files are located, but WinDirStat makes that task quick and easy, all for free. Why you need it We all know the problem – the longer you use a computer, the more your hard...
Techradar report- HP looks set to add another model to its bulging line of 2-in-1 laptops following the emergence of a new laptop called the Spectre 13 x360. Unearthed independently by two websites, it appears to be running on a fifth-generation Intel Core Broadwell-U processor rather than the Core M...
Techradar report- Razer's latest fitness band was only announced a few weeks ago at CES 2015, but it is already out of the starting blocks. The Razer Nabu X keeps a similar design flow to the original Nabu, but even more minimalist, with the text display from the original gone,...
Apple has been granted a new stylus patent by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on Tuesday. The awarded U.S. Patent No. 8,922,530 (via Apple Insider) describes a 'communicating stylus' that can write on variety of surfaces, including paper, whiteboards, capacitive touchscreens and more, courtesy its interchangeable nibs. The patent for...
If there’s one word that could describe Apple’s 2014, it’s “big.” Not only did the company release its larger iPhone 6 and massive iPhone 6 Plus, the latter of which has been a sales behemoth, but it also debuted two new iPads and unveiled its much-anticipated Apple Watch. It was...
It seems Apple has finally introduced a new return policy to tackle App Store and iTunes refunds in at least European countries. Recent reports claimed that Apple has introduced a new 14-day "no-questions-asked return policy" for purchases through its App Store, iBooks, and iTunes storefronts. (Also see: How to Get Refunds...
Jeremiah 29:11 is Britain's favourite Scripture verse for 2014, according to the Bible App. It says: "For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Across the whole world, Romans 12:12...
Social media such as Twitter and Facebook can be a valuable tool in the fight against HIV, a new study has found. Researchers demonstrated social media can prompt high-risk populations to request at-home testing kits for the virus that causes AIDS, suggesting a way to potentially boost testing rates. The study,...
A US hospital is set to use Google Glass to enable mothers stay in contact with their newborns even after the infants are shifted to the intensive care unit (ICU). The experiment is to be conducted at Brigham & Women's Hospital in Boston next week, Glass Almanac, the leading website...
Apple fans who were disappointed with the launch of the large screen iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in September this year, might soon see a 4-inch iPhone with an iPhone 6-like design arrive in 2015. Timothy Arcuri, an analyst from Cowen and Company, is reported to have issued a...
Use of a light-emitting electronic device such as a ebook reader in the hours before bedtime can adversely impact sleep, overall health, alertness and the circadian clock, a new study has found. Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) compared the biological effects of reading a light-emitting electronic device (called...
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York joined with thousands of other bishops, clergy and laity today to promote the"real meaning" of Christmas with #ChristmasMeans on Twitter. Dr John Sentamu, of York, was one of the first with two tweets, "God is at work amongst us. He is closer than you...
After launching its first Android tablet in November, the Nokia N1, the Finnish firm is now rumoured to be working on an Android 5.0 Lollipop-based smartphone called Nokia C1. If the rumour is true and smartphone is released as the Nokia C1, the firm would be breaching the Microsoft...
Microsoft in a surprise move has removed numerous third-party Snapchat apps from the Windows Phone Store, leaving its users adrift without any official app for the platform. The move follows Snapchat's announcement from last month saying it would permanently lock down accounts of all the third-party app users from the...
Facebook, right around the holidays, has launched a Messenger spinoff app named Stickered for Messenger. The app deals largely with emoticon stickers used in the Facebook Messenger app, and lets users use them as overlays on their snapshots. Stickered for Messenger app includes 52 categories of emoticons including Pikachu (Pokemon...
YouVersion studies which scriptures 164 million users shared and remembered most this year. Philippians made out well this year. The New Testament letter authored by the Apostle Paul contained 3 of the top 10 Bible verses that were most bookmarked, highlighted, and shared with YouVersion’s Bible app in 2014, according...
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