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Google

Google Drive introduces new Keep As Separate File feature

Google has introduced a new feature called Keep As Separate File in Google Drive. A major problem faced by many Google service users while backing up and synchronizing files is the unnecessary duplication of the files. The problem is primarily […]

DELL

Dell announces new XPS and Inspiron laptops in new color variants

Dell Electronics, today, announced the launch of their newest upgrade to the popular XPS and Inspiron laptop series. The new laptops will come with Windows 10 out of the box, along with some other improved specifications. Dell XPS to come […]

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Microsoft launches Linkedin Lite for Indian audience

Linkedin, one of the world’s biggest professional social media portals, just launched a ‘Lite’ version of their website for mobile browsing, especially targeted at the Indian market. Linkedin Lite for India Microsoft announced on Monday that this new launch was […]

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Sony says PS4 Pro sees PC as the biggest competitor, not Xbox One

Sony just launched its ‘new’-ish upgrade to the PS4 console, the PS4 Pro last week. This is one of the rare times that Sony has upgraded its console before the usual 6-year refresh cycle. With minor updates, the PS4 Pro […]

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Three new Backward Compatibility games come to Xbox One

New games have arrived for the Xbox One with regards to the backward compatibility feature. The games were recently announced by Major Nelson on Twitter, and they are some of the most fun titles from the Xbox 360. The games […]

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Microsoft Office competitor, OpenOffice, could shutdown soon

By now we should know about OpenOffice, office suite platform designed to compete with Microsoft Office. It’s quite popular among the open source community and those who cannot spend money on what Microsoft has to offer. Despite its popularity, the […]

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HP’s Sure View screen aims at increasing your visual privacy

We all have that one colleague in office that keeps on staring at our computer screens no matter what. While this is something that they might not be doing purposefully it still is disturbing to us. HP seems to have […]

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Chinese investors acquire the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program

A Chinese Consortium has decided to acquire the Yahoo! Bing Network Contextual Ads program. It’s a service that allows publishers to use the Media.net platform to create and serve ads to their customers. Advertisements from Media.net can be customized in […]

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Accessing Torrent sites in India may land you in jail now

If you visit a Torrent website in India, you might get sentenced for a period of 3 years in jail, with a fine of 3,00,000 INR. TheIndian Department of Telecommunications have been ordering a ban on torrent websites offering pirated […]

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.2

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.2 supports Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Ultimate Windows Tweaker 4.2 has been released with several new tweaks and will support Windows 10 Anniversary Update v1607. Not only does the tool offer more than 200 tweaks, it even lets you create a system restore point, run System […]

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Microsoft Surface Type Cover releases with NFL designs

We love the Microsoft Surface, and we also love the NFL. But what if we could get both in a single package? That won’t be happening, but you know what will happen? The release of new Surface Type Covers with cool […]

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Vivaldi browser now lets you customize themes to make it more colorful

The feature packed browser, Vivaldi will now be more colorful, powerful and safe. While Vivaldi already has several in-built themes, the most recent version comes with some more interesting themes and better options of customizations. Vivaldi 1.3 comes with new […]

Windows-Hello

This Fingerprint Reader brings Windows Hello to all computers

Windows Hello is one of those features folks are looking forward to using when the Windows 10 Anniversary Update comes around, but one must first have a compatible computer. However, if you don’t, this little USB fingerprint reader could do […]

Firefox Test Pilot

Mozilla launches Firefox Test Pilot program

If you feel like Mozilla Firefox needs some improvements, then you can try testing its various features by installing Firefox Test Pilot. It is a new testing program from Mozilla that asks users to try out the experimental features and […]

Classic Shell

Classic Shell is now safe to download again, after the hack

One of the main download mirrors of Classic Shell, a popular Windows freeware, was recently hacked for some 3 hours and was serving a hacked copy of the files. Classic Shell downloads on FossHub were trapped with an old-school software […]

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Hacker allegedly puts 200 million Yahoo account credentials up for sale

Yahoo! Inc. stated that it’s investigating an alleged security breach after a hacker that goes by the handle “peace_of_mind,” claimed to have advertised 200 million Yahoo users credentials for sale on the Dark Web for 3 Bitcoins or $1,860, which […]

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Firefox 48 released; Disables unsigned addons, supports safe downloads

Mozilla Firefox 48 is out as a stable channel and available for download. Besides mandatory add-on signing, this major update brings some notable changes and a few functionality improvements including WebRTC enhancements. New Features in Firefox 48 The latest version […]

File sharing on Skype

File sharing on Skype just got easier

Skype has become a popular tool used for communication; whether it’s corporate or personal. People are finding Skype quite easy and handy way to communicate with each other. Skype also lets you share videos, images and documents over the chat. […]

Smartphones-Addiction

Men are more addicted to phones than women, says Kaspersky

According to an experiment carried out on behalf of Kaspersky Lab by the Universities of Würzburg and Nottingham Trent, men find it more difficult to stay away from their phones for a longer period as compared to women. The study […]

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Countries with higher IQ scores have lower software piracy rates, says Study

Based on the information provided by the Business Software Alliance, an analysis found that national IQ score correlates with local software piracy rates. As per the study published by Raufhon Salahodjaev, Shoirahon Odilova, and Antonio R. Andr´es in their research […]

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Net Neutrality wins in the US court

The broadband industry in the United States has been defeated in its lawsuit suing the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) reclassification of Internet Service Providers as common carriers and Net Neutrality regulations. However, in Tuesday’s ruling, the US Court of Appeals for […]

Security Loophole Emerges in Yahoo Recycled Emails

Yahoo to stop support for Messenger; to discontinue Recommends

Yahoo Messenger has been one of the treasured things of my first encounters with the Internet. It was during the 2000’s that I found myself hooked to the Yahoo Messenger and we as a group of friends also had a […]

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Over 8 billion devices are now connected to the Internet

According to a recent IHS Technology’s Connected Device Market Monitor report, there were over 8 billion devices connected to the World Wide Web at the end of 2015. Surprisingly enough, it’s not the PCs or Laptops that are leading these […]

TeamViewer accounts getting hacked

TeamViewer enhances security; rolls out 2 new features

TeamViewer appears to be in the denial mode over the recent controversy that revealed its customers’ accounts were hacked. The service suggested that the issue was related to the recent leak of account information from MySpace and Tumblr. In an […]