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In another move to strengthen in its stance in the social networking field, Facebook acquired a facial recognition service, Face.com. The acquisition is somewhat of a harmonious one for Facebook since Face.com already has two useful APIs (Application …Read More »
Every so often Google voluntarily releases reports in regards to requests made by governments across the world to access private user data. The recently released bi-annual report by Google notes there has been an increase of around 37% in the …Read More »
As expected, Microsoft has announced its own Microsoft-branded Windows 8 tablets. The surprise, however, is Microsoft not only announced a Windows RT tablet (the version of Windows 8 that runs on ARM-based processors) but it also announced a Windows 8 …Read More »
Linus Torvalds has often been known for his ‘openness’. In a forum hosted by Aalto Center for Entrepreneurship in Otaniemi, Finland on June 14, he shared his thoughts on Nvidia (again).
When asked by a woman about the lack of …Read More »
Microsoft had recently added results from many third-party content providers, such as Encyclopedia Britannica and Qwiki, to enhance Bing search results. A recent announcement by Microsoft has reported that users of its search engine, Bing, will be getting enhanced local-oriented …Read More »
Along with all the big happenings around Apple, such as the WWDC 2012 coming to a conclusion; there’s yet another news related to Apple that has just hit the stands. Sotheby, an auction house, has just auctioned an Apple I …Read More »
A leaked document has made public some future plans of Microsoft in regards to Xbox 720, Kinect 2, and Kinect Glasses. The 56-page document leaked to Scribd has now been removed “at the request of Covington & Burling LLP,” an …Read More »
CyanogenMod is a highly popular custom ROM for Android devices. If you are new to CyanogenMod, consider taking some time to read the Wikipedia page of CyanogenMod.
CyanogenMod 7.2, the much awaited custom mobile operating system based on Android 2.3.7 …Read More »
According to a new legislation passed on by the Ethiopian government this May, usage of Skype could lead to the user serving 15 years in jail.
Ethiopian authorities have been infamous throughout the past in regards to user privacy and …Read More »
Mozilla Firefox, the open source browser which has been facing serious threat from Google Chrome and has been trying hard to gain back and/or grow beyond its old days’ user-base which has declined since the coming of Google Chrome, currently …Read More »
The latest update to the Dropbox app for iOS (v1.5) brings some of the much awaited features to iOS users that Android users have already been enjoying with their Dropbox app. The application’s look and feel are also now similar …Read More »
As reported earlier in a post which pointed out the connection between Flame and Stuxnet, Flame has been named to be one of the most complicated malware ever written. Security analysts have also made clear that it might be a …Read More »
Even though Internet Explorer 10 (IE 10) is waiting to be released publicly, a portion of Internet users are still dwelling on the old versions of IE, the most popular being IE 7. Using older versions of IE not only …Read More »
Google continually works towards designing its services to improve user experience or to better integrate its various products together. Reports have emerged that Youtube is receiving another new design (so quickly after its most recent one), this time inspired by …Read More »
Finally, the wait for Max Payne fans and other enthusiasts is over. Max Payne Mobile for Android has been released to Google Play Store by Rockstar Games.
The much awaited game has reportedly been able to keep up to the …Read More »
SID’s (Society for Information Display) Display Week 2012 held at Boston from 3 – 8 June, 2012 saw the revelation of a touchscreen prototype by Tactus Technology which might come out to be of great use …Read More »
gTLD Reveal Day: Google applies for over 100 extensions including .lol, 13 companies fight for .app, Apple is happy with .apple
As expected and explained in an earlier post, ICANN has published the list of applications for new gTLD strings (new domain extensions) on 13 June 2012. All who were concerned about domains in any way have been looking forward to …Read More »
Samsung’s flagship smartphone, Samsung Galaxy S III has reportedly received it’s first ever official firmware upgrade. While some reports suggest that the update is available only via Kies, many Galaxy S3 users have reported that the upgrade is available OTA …Read More »
Google Trends has been a pretty useful tool for Internet users to keep themselves updated on what people around us having been searching for. Though the interface of Google Trends was not as intuitive as the other Google services, its …Read More »
In a series of lawsuits between Apple and HTC, the battle between the two smartphone makers seems to have strengthened more, with Apple holding the upper hand now following a ruling by a US judge blocking HTC from using patents …Read More »
ICANN is scheduled to reveal the names of gTLD (generic top-level domain) applicants, along with the new custom domain extensions they have applied for, on 13 June 2012 in London. Frank Schilling, GoDaddy, and Google are the three who are …Read More »
As Justin reported earlier today, in a move that is expected to bring more tension to the strings between the two smartphone giants, Apple replaced Google Maps for it’s own solution in it’s latest operating system, iOS 6. The latest …Read More »
Flame, a malware detected just recently, spreading havoc all over, currently flagged to be one of the most complex ones ever, has been targeting computers running Microsoft Windows operating system in the Middle East nations. CERT had announced it’s discovery …Read More »
Internet users getting attacked through security flaws or loopholes in one of the most important plug-ins as far as the web browser of a common user is concerned, Flash, has not been an uncommon situation till now. There have been …Read More »