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WordPress introduces a new Like button

Is WordPress copying Facebook Like button ? No, I am not kidding. Today WordPress has unveiled a new “Like” Feature on all WordPress.com blogs. You’ll notice this new feature at the bottom of all WordPress.com blog posts where a “Like” […]

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The Giving Pledge, a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation initiative

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched an initiative “The Giving Pledge” where around 40 of the richest people in the world have come together and pledged to donate a  majority of their inheritance to charitable foundations.

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Google: 200,000 Android devices sold each day

Google CEO Eric Schmidt while speaking at the  Techonomy conference in Lake Tahoe, California, said  that some 200,000 new Android devices are being sold & activated each day, leading to significant revenue in the form of increased mobile search traffic.

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Gmail Now Supports Multiple Logins in a Single Browser

Google has just enabled the multiple account login option for Gmail users, using the same browser. So now if you are having multiple Gmail accounts and want to access all of them in the same browser  you can now do […]

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GMail adds drag, drop, save attachment to desktop feature

Google has added a new feature to GMail. If you are using Google Chrome browser, you can now drag, drop and save file attachments onto the desktop. Dragging and dropping files is an easy way to save time .

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India to launch its first 3G Tablet PC

Olive Telecom announced today that it will be launching India’s first 3G tablet, The OlivePad V-T100 in Aug 2010. This announcement comes soon after the Indian Government announced a $30 Laptop / Tablet PC for students.

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UI Centric announces their new interface for Windows 7 Tablets

UI Centric which is an interface designing company, recently announced the details of their upcoming User Interface for Windows 7 Tablets codenamed Macallan. This interface is being developed keeping in mind all the aspects of the Tablet/Slate PC, for a […]

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YouTube increases Video Limit & introduces New Playlist Bar

YouTube has increased the video upload limit from 10 minutes to 15 minutes. Till last week, you could only upload videos upto 10 minutes, but now the limit has been increased to 15 minutes. Back in 2006, YouTube had limited […]

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Wolfram | Alpha Widgets Launched

The beta version of Wolfram|Alpha Widgets is here! Wolfram|Alpha Widgets are free, Wolfram|Alpha-powered mini apps that are easy to make, customize, and share on your blog, website, and social networks. And they’re the next step toward our goal of making […]

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Yahoo Japan to use Google, and not Bing Search

Yahoo Japan has announced that it will adopt Google’s search engine technology, rather than Microsoft’s which is used by its strategic partner Yahoo Inc.

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One day to go, for YouTube’s Life in a Day

If you’ve visited YouTube recently, you must have observed a change in their logo to reflect a new initiative named as  ‘Life In A Day‘. Life in A Day, is basically YouTube’s experiment to see what the common man comes […]

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India launches a $ 35 Tablet PC!

India has released a Rs.1,500 ($35) Laptop / Tablet PC for students and teachers in Schools, Colleges and Universities. The $ 35 laptop was unveiled by Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal on Thursday.

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Google Images presents a new way to surf the visual web

Google is rolling out an update to Google Images to match the scope and beauty of this fast-growing visual web, and to bring to the surface some of the powerful technology behind Images.

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23-Inch 3D Asus VG236H monitor finally launched

ASUS has announced the Asus VG236H 3D monitor. This 23-inch monitor will definitely take the advantage of this latest 3D technology ! The monitor is full HD with 1080p ( 1920X1080) resolution. Its got a 2ms response time, double speed […]

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Google Games to be powered by Zynga ?

Google has invested anywhere between 100 to 200 million dollars in the social gaming giant Zynga. Zynga if you dont know is the company behind the super hit Facebook games such as Farmville and Mafia Wars. The investment was made […]

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China confirms renewal of Google’s China license

China has confirmed that it had renewed the Chinese operating license of Google Inc, for a period of one more year, thereby confirming the announcement made by the Google, earlier.

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Adobe Flash future version, to get 3D Functionality

Adobe has announced that they will be adding a 3D API to “a future version” of Flash. This will definitely impress users who wonder how the web will look like in 3D and Adobe wants to be first in this […]

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YouTube launches Leanback and a new mobile site

YouTube  has launched a cool new feature called YouTube Leanback.  Leanback automatically plays videos in full-screen mode and in a continuous manner. It automatically plays a stream of high-definition videos catered to your account settings. You can just lean back and watch […]

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YouTube Mobile Site Now Supports HTML5

YouTube has a mobile website called m.youtube.com where you can access YouTube videos easily from your mobile phones. The YouTube mobile website has received an major update. All these days, YouTube has been using Flash player, now it supports HTML5 […]

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Follow Tour de France via Bing Maps application

Bing Maps has produced a map application that will  bring to you the Tour de France. The new application is designed to help users visualize the overall race, the stages and how variables such as weather and elevation will impact […]

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Russian Company, Rover Computers set to announce 5 new Tablets

With the success of the iPad, computer manufactures all over the globe are scrambling to milk the tablet cash cow.  Russian Company, Rover Computers is set to announce five new tablets. Out of the five tablets, one will be running […]

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3 million downloads WordPress; 100 million plugin downloads & counting

WordPress is one of the best blogging platforms there is! And they have proved it time and again ! This time, WordPress 3.0 has completed 3 million downloads  on July 1st. WordPress plugin downloads have  have completed 100 million downloads […]

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Lenovo’s IdeaPad Y560d 3D Laptop goes on sale today

During the middle of June, Lenovo announced its first 3D laptop, the IdeaPad Y560d. Today the Y560d is now available through the Lenovo website with a starting sale price of $1,499.00, which could change when or if it hits retail […]

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Sony to recall half a million Vaio laptops

On Wednesday, Sony announced its plans to recall about 535,000 Vaio laptops as they all had overheating problems. The company said that the flaw is actually in the temperature control of the laptop which can create an excessive buildup of […]

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Asus Announces New Eee PC 1215N Multimedia Netbook

No warning to anyone, not so much as a mention through the Asus Website, Asus has announced a new Netbook via its Middle East Facebook page to rival all other Netbooks, the Eee PC 1215N Multimedia Netbook.

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NVidia releases a new beta GeForce driver to support 3D Vision Surround

NVidia has released the GeForce v258.69 beta driver, which will add support for 3D Vision Surround. 3D Vision Surround allows for certain system setups to display 3D graphics across three monitors. For users looking to expand their experience will have […]