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Google killing Google+

It’s a known fact that Google+ did not quite fared well as Google hoped for.  Recognizing the same, over the last few months, Google has shown enough intent to decouple many features off the Google+.  After moving Google+ Photos to […]

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WhatsApp could be banned in UK

WhatsApp, one of the biggest names in messaging apps is soon to be banned in the United Kingdom. British Prime Minister David Cameron will reportedly pass a new legislation against the usage of WhatsApp in Britain. Moreover, it is not […]

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Citicoin – Citigroup’s own Bitcoin coming soon

Bitcoin is a virtual currency that knows no borders and can be traded anywhere without problems. Following the lead of Bitcoin, Citigroup is trying to introduce Citicoin, whose concept is almost the same as the Bitcoin. Citigroup testing Citicoins To […]

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Bing adds interactive Pong game to its Search Results Page

Released in 1972, Pong – a tennis sports game featuring simple two-dimensional graphics was one of the earliest arcade video games. Four decades later, the game still nurtures some appeal as it finds a place in some of the popular […]

Akamai State of Internet Report

US lags behind in Internet speed; Not even in the Top 10!

According to Akamai’s State of the Internet Report, US ISPs are not able to provide good speeds to its customers. The report does not feature the US even in the top ten countries’ list. According to the report, the Internet […]

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Bill Gates Foundation working on “Birth Control Chip”

Bill Gates and Melinda Foundation is working on a birth control chip that can be remote controlled. The birth control chip can be implanted into people’s body – in hip, inside arms or even beneath the back – and can […]

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Favicon bug can crash Chrome & Firefox browsers

Are you, at times, facing some strange Chrome or Firefox crashes these days? If yes, this might be due to the Favicon bug. Yes, a Favicon bug reportedly can crash your Chrome & Firefox browsers. Strange but true, the small […]

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Google testing optimization of search results for slow networks

For users on slow mobile networks, it is a hard time waiting for a page to load. Such pages also consume much data thereby increasing the users’ costs. Google is now transcoding webpages on mobile so that heavy pages are […]

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Yahoo to discontinue Maps, Pipes by end of June

Yahoo will soon be shutting down a few of its services, including Yahoo Maps. Yahoo Q2 2015 Progress Report has been released which states that Yahoo will be discontinuing its major services Yahoo Maps and Pipes services soon. Yahoo Maps […]

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Synaptics is planning to change the spacebar key in a huge way

The spacebar is the most used key on the keyboard, and for good reason. However, it could become even more useful should Synaptics, the maker of many laptop trackpads, get its way. What the company wants to bring into the […]

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Edge Browser gets a new Home Button

Windows 10 build 10134 is out for Windows users and includes a couple new additions over its earlier build 10130. 2 changes that can be noticed on the browser side are addition of a new home button and the ability […]

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla lets Firefox Account connect users with Hello and Sync

Mozilla Firefox has come up with ways to control your online life. It has brought Firefox Account, which can connect users with other Firefox services like Firefox Hello and Firefox Sync. Mozilla believes that Firefox Account will offer a more […]

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Micromax launches Canvas LapTab Windows 8.1 Notebook at Rs.14,999

India’s No. 1 mobile manufacturer Micromax has made a grand entry into the laptop-tablet hybrid market, launching an affordable Canvas Laptab with Windows 8.1 operating system. The 2-in-1 device is aimed at those who are looking for a cheap laptop […]

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Google mulling to add Buy feature to Search Results on Mobile

Google is looking for ways to allow its customers to make purchases without leaving its site. As such, the company will allow people to purchase certain items directly from its search results pages. Google will do this by featuring a […]

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CHIP – World’s cheapest Computer coming soon at $9

It would be crazy to even dream that a computer can be sold at $9 but a Company called as “Next Thing” may well turn this dream into reality, come December 2015. The $9 microcomputer named as CHIP by Dave […]

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Verizon to acquire AOL Inc. for $4.4 billion

American mobile giant Verizon Communications Inc. had decided to buy AOL Inc. for $4.4 billion. After the acquisition, AOL will be included as a separate division in Verizon. The transaction is however expected to be completed by summers this year. […]

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Google wants to remove the space bar from the keyboard

The aim of today’s computer manufacturers is to make computers as small as possible. For this they are trying everything; from making the keys movable (Mac) to removing the bezel (Dell XPS laptops). Now, Google has come up with a […]

Tablets

Worldwide Tablet market shrinks as Apple’s share declines by 22.9%

As per the latest stats released by International Data Corporation, worldwide tablet shipments recorded a sharp decline in the first quarter of 2015. The combined decline for Tablets and 2-in-1 devices (laptop-tablet hybrid devices) was -5.9% as compared to the […]

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Microsoft HoloLens is perfect for health, education and fitness

Microsoft highlighted several neat things about HoloLens at its BUILD 2015 keynote yesterday, and it made us very excited for the future. What truly got us talking, was when Microsoft demoed what HoloLens could be used for in the medical […]

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Microsoft Edge Web Browser for Windows 10 announced

Microsoft has revealed a new default web browser for Windows 10 called Microsoft Edge in Build 2015 event. Microsoft’s new web browser was first revealed in the Windows 10 Technical Preview Build 10049, code named “Project Spartan“. Soon, “Microsoft Edge” […]

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Opera 29 introduces tab synchronization

The new version of Opera – Opera 29 has been released for Windows. The latest version brings significant improvements including added support for more mouse gestures, the addition of a History button to the Speed Dial and other start pages, […]

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Nokia confirms it has no plans to be in Handsets Business

Nokia reaffirmed that it currently has no plans to manufacture or sell consumer handsets. The statement by Nokia came after rumours started spreading that the company has plans to manufacture handsets in its R&D facility in China and wants to sell […]