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Desktop to mobile file transfer clients are a dime a dozen. We’ve covered quite a few here at dotTech, such as AirDrop and qrSend. ZeZebra is another program that allows you to share large files from Windows or Mac to Android or iOS devices. Let’s see if it is worth [...]Read More »
One of the biggest problems with Android, is that when you have a lot of apps installed quite a few of them end up running endlessly in the background. Some of them drain the battery faster even when they’re not doing anything. Force stopping them through the Android settings menu [...]Read More »
Tired of clumsy interfaces of popular Blu-ray media players like CyberLink PowerDVD or ArcSoft TotalMedia Theatre? Leawo offers you something different; a minimalistic Blu-ray player that looks gorgeous, Leawo Blu-ray Player for Windows gives you another potential choice!
What is it and what does it do
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There’s one question most people ask themselves (or their significant others) every day: “What should we do for dinner?” For such a simple question, the answer can be really elusive…especially if you’re not having any particular food cravings. Thankfully, there are tons of iPhone apps out there that can help [...]Read More »
One of the biggest announcements to come out of Google’s I/O conference was that Google Maps is getting a big redesign. If I remember correctly, there weren’t any rumors that this was happening, save for a few minor leaks moments before the conference took place. Nevertheless, the newest version of [...]Read More »
Finally. If you’re an Xbox owner, you’re well aware of the problem. Instead of simply using real world currency to price things on its online marketplace, Microsoft uses, Microsoft Points. 1600 Microsoft Points is $20 and 4000 points is $50. Fun? Intuitive? I thought so.
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This is the moment everything Angry Birds has been leading up to. First, it was an extremely popular mobile game. Then it became an omnipresent merchandise-selling machine. In February, a cartoon series launched. Now, our feathered friends will be hitting the big screen with the Angry Birds movie. Because, what’s [...]Read More »
If you weren’t one of the 6,000 in attendance at this year’s Google I/O developer conference or the million that the company claimed was tuning in live online, YouTube’s got you covered. The entire conference, which runs for almost 4 hours, can be viewed in the video embedded below:
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At Google’s 2013 I/O developer conference, the company announced its long-rumored music streaming service. It’s called Google Play Music All Access and if you’re familiar with services like Spotify or Rdio — it’s basically the same service, from Google with some improvements over its competition.
Users can subscribe for access [...]Read More »
Mobile technology has become such a nuisance in today’s world that several music artists are now asking fans to keep their devices pocketed when watching a show. It makes perfect sense, right? You can’t really enjoy a show if you’re too busy playing with your phone and a mobile recording [...]Read More »
More ChromeOS devices are on the way that much we know. Are there just more Chromebooks coming? Or is there something else in the works altogether? We don’t really know. We do know, at least, what they’re calling the devices in-house.
According to Google Insider, Francois Beaufort, developers working on [...]Read More »
[Windows] Easily modify default programs for file types with Coffee — you can even assign two programs for each extension!
With Windows, you can designate a default program to open certain file types. This feature is useful, but it’s not always ideal. For example, let’s say you have two image editors on your computer, Photoshop and Paint.NET. You like to use Paint.NET for easy image edits while you like to [...]Read More »
When it comes to puzzle games, Tetris still reigns supreme. It’s a classic that will never go out of style…which explains why so many iOS puzzlers are just variations on the Tetris theme. But let’s be honest: most of those Tetris clones are abysmal. And even the good Tetris games [...]Read More »
Google has not built an official YouTube app for Windows Phone. Why? We don’t really know but my guess is because Windows Phone is not that popular and Google doesn’t give a rat’s @$$ about the platform. However, Microsoft does care about the platform and they want people to use [...]Read More »
In his keynote at Google’s 2013 I/O developer conference, Larry Page had a few words to say.
Page started off by commenting about how the tech industry shouldn’t be so negative because “being negative is not how we make progress”:
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Every story I read about Google is us versus some
Microsoft has completed the move away from Hotmail to Outlook.com for its free web-based email service. As expected, many people are outraged that they are being forced to ditch Hotmail for Outlook.com. I’ve personally read many people pledging to leave Hotmail/Outlook.com because they preferred the old Hotmail to the new [...]Read More »
Trading cards are coming to Steam! No, not physical trading cards but instead a digital version of them.
Players will be able to collect and trade cards to friends via the Steam community. After collecting a whole set, you can unlock badges, emoticons, profile backgrounds and even coupons for game [...]Read More »
Smartwatches are crazy popular right now. In fact, thanks to Google Glass, wearable devices are popular all across the board. The problem with a lot of smartwatches, or at least the ones that I’ve seen, is that they look terrible. I mean terrible in the sense that you’ll look like [...]Read More »
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This disk drive stands up on four legs when it detects a liquid spill.Read More »
This infographic looks at some interesting stats regarding email usage and email security from around the world.Read More »
You expect to do a lot on the weekend. In reality? You just surf the web all day long.Read More »
This infographic tries to help you decide what to watch on Netflix.Read More »
At their currently ongoing Google I/O 2013 keynote, the company announced a new version of Samsung’s Galaxy S4. This “Google Edition” of the device will not have the usual TouchWiz skin, but will instead be running stock Android. Google says that it will be “Nexus user experience.”
The phone will [...]Read More »
Is there anything finer than a zombie game? From The Walking Dead to Zombies, Run!, there are tons of amazing iOS titles that revolve around avoiding the undead. And yet, despite my love of zombie-centric games, it took me a long time to come around to Into the Dead. [...]Read More »
I absolutely adore old-school games. Whether it’s an arcade cabinet from the late 70s or a polygon-laden bit of nostalgia from the 90s, I have a real affection for old, retro, and forgotten games. I also love modern video games, and I’ve spent more hours playing Halo than I’d care [...]Read More »
At a conference in Boston, Microsoft’s Tami Reller confirmed that the upcoming update to Windows 8, that has been codenamed Windows Blue, will officially be called Windows 8.1 when it releases. She also brought some good news for Windows 8 users, announcing that it will come as a free update [...]Read More »
The Google Glass Explorer Edition that’s currently out in the wild is an impressive device. The roughly 2000 lucky owners of Glass have shown that it could be used for a variety of things, but many have already begun questioning how useful this thing really is. In its current form, [...]Read More »
During the company’s BlackBerry Live 2013 conference yesterday, BlackBerry announced something that’s been rumored for over a year now — BlackBerry Messenger is going multi-platform.
The service has always been one of the selling points of having a BlackBerry device, and now it’s coming to both iOS and Android through [...]Read More »
A new rumor is claiming that Apple’s next iPhone will ditch the traditional home button in favor of a “capacitive home button.” It would make sense since the home button is known to be the cause of many problems for iPhone owners, but the decision is reportedly being made to [...]Read More »