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Yahoo buys Tumblr?

May 20, 2013
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American news sites reports that Yahoo has purchased micro-blogging platform Tumblr for 1.1 billion dollars. Apparently the board at Yahoo approved the deal Sunday evening and it’s expected that Yahoo will announce the deal during Monday. This will be the biggest purchase Yahoo has made, since Marissa Meyer took over as CEO in June of […]

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What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains [video]

May 17, 2013
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Most of us are on the Internet on a daily basis and whether we like it or not, the Internet is affecting us. It changes how we think, how we work, and it even changes our brains. Now, a video has surfaced, based on an interview with Nicholas Carr (the author of “The Shallows: What […]

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How to block annoying EU cookie alerts in 3 simple steps

April 22, 2013
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As the topic of the online tracking and privacy becomes increasingly sensitive, some national governments try to regulate this. However, as it often happens, the implementation of new laws leaves much to be desired. EU Cookie Law An EU cookie law is a good example of a poor implementation of a great idea. Since the […]

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HTC One Specifications & Impressions

April 4, 2013
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HTC’s latest flagship entrant is stamped with a seal of perfection, metaphorically speaking. Its brimming with top of the line features and has that all rounded appeal. HTC has garnered unending appreciation in recent times, for its devices that truly give you what the Taiwanese company promises. HTC has a lot of repute which the […]

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How does the Galaxy S4 measure up?

March 24, 2013
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Now that the [tp lang=”en” only=”y”]Samsung Galaxy S4[/tp][tp not_in=”en”]Samsung Galaxy S4[/tp] has finally been unveiled, tech fans have been discussing its merits and analysing its specs in forums all over the internet. Following the huge success of the S3, Samsung must know it needs to have something impressive up its sleeve to wow the smartphone community all […]

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Apple vs Android: Battle of Statistics to Find the Ultimate Winner [INFOGRAPHIC]

March 24, 2013
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Android and Apple are at the top of the smartphone OS food chain. Other players like BlackBerry, Windows and Symbian can’t compete with these two giants. If you are planning to develop an application or launching a mobile advertisement campaign, you need to know some facts about the popularity and reach of different operating systems. […]

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SimCity: Crashed & Burned! Also, Mac compatiblity, server issues, bugs and more…

March 15, 2013
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SimCity, also known as SimCity 5 and SimCity 2013, has crashed & burned. What do I mean by that? Well, let’s take a look. I’ll begin with the lesser important ones first and build up to the big issues further down. 1. PC license compatible with Mac? Yes? No? Maybe? Don’t know? You can buy […]

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Android users, watch out for malware!!

January 28, 2013
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1 million pieces of malware. That is how much malware Trend Micro expects to see for the Android platform this year. The amount of malware has, according to Trend Micro, increased more in 3 years for Android, than malware did for PC’s in 14 years. Last year, Trend Micro predicted that the amount of malware […]

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Tablet Vs. Smartphones – See how the figures stack up against each other [infographic]

January 25, 2013
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Hundreds of millions of people use all kinds of smartphones and tablets. It is not just iPhone and iPads – there are almost half a dozen major smartphone manufacturers and almost than many mobile operating systems in the market. For businesses planning to develop mobile apps, it is important to know which operating systems and […]

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Apple will not make a cheap iPhone

January 11, 2013
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Apple’s guy in charge of marketing, Phil Schiller, said in an interview recently that Apple has no plans of making a cheap iPhone: “At first, non-smartphones were popular in the Chinese market, now cheap smartphones are more popular and non-smartphones are out,” Schiller added later. “Despite the popularity of cheap smartphones, this will never be […]

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App Store reaches 40 billion downloads

January 10, 2013
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Some impressive App Store numbers: 40 billion downloads since launch. Almost 20 billion downloads in 2012 alone. More than 2 billion downloads in December 20102. More than 500 million active iTunes accounts associated with App Store. Developers have combined built more than 775,000 apps and been paid over 7 billion dollars. Apple emphasizes that the […]

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UseNeXT Software – Reliable Downloading with Speed!

January 9, 2013
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UseNeXT with its remarkable features have grasped the position of leading and highly functional providers of Usenet. In simple words, UseNeXT gives an ad-free contact to above 2,500 terabytes of the data. It also offers an unbelievably fast access to about 60,000 Usenet discussion boards including the data and newsgroups. There is almost 6,000 Gigabytes […]

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Infographic: Smartphone users by the numbers

January 4, 2013
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How many active smartphones are there in the world? Which smartphone operating system has the most market share? Before iPhone, which manufacturers dominated the mobile phone market? Find the answer to the questions above, and much more, in this infographic below. If you want to share the infographic on your own website/blog, just scroll to […]

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The NetBook is dead and soon gone!

January 2, 2013
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As of January 2013, Asus and Acer will no longer be making netbooks. Asus launched the first netbook, Eee PC, back in 2007, but now it’s over. Asus did try to revive the netbook market last year with its Eee PC 1024 Flare Series with Intel Atom processor, which was able to boot from sleep-mode […]

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Apple rolls out iPhone 5 ads – and a parody…

September 24, 2012
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Four new iPhone 5 ads has been rolled out by Apple, the first one “thumb” shows why the screen is the size it is (and why it’s not bigger), because you need to be able to use it with just one thumb, still. “Thumb” “Cheese” Cheese is about taking panorama photos… “Physics” The new iPhone […]

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iPhone 5 to have 4″ 16:9 display? [photos]

August 21, 2012
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According to website uBreakiFix.com, the next iPhone (iPhone 5 or “The New iPhone”?) will have a 4″ display and 16:9 aspect ratio. If you compare to the competitors, 4″ isn’t huge, but it is still a noticeable difference compared to the existing 3.5″ displays on the iPhones up until now. Personally, I think 4″ would […]

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Amazon to make an iPhone competitor?

July 9, 2012
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Less than a year ago, Amazon released their cheap 7″ tablet, Kindle Fire, which enjoys great success. Now, new rumors, according to Bloomberg, says that Amazon is about to make their own smartphone in order to compete with the iPhone. According to the rumors, it is supposed to be Foxconn in China who will be […]

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How much does Apple make on an iPhone 4S?

July 4, 2012
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iSuppli has checked the components that makes up the newest iPhone from Apple, the “4S” and according to them, the total cost of these components amounts to US$190. And it sells for around $649 in the US, such an iPhone, so a pretty good profit. For comparison, Nokia’s Lumia 900 phone costs $209 to make […]

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Happy birthday, iPhone – 5 years old! Time to celebrate…

June 29, 2012
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Today, Apple’s iPhone turns 5. This day, in 2007, the original iPhone was released to the consumers. Unfortunately Steve Jobs can’t be with us today to celebrate as he passed away October 5th 2011, so let’s remember him by watching the video of Steve Jobs presenting iPhone to the public for the very first time […]

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Microsoft: “Brand name” computers more reliable than no-name

June 29, 2012
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Microsoft has analyzed error messages and reports from around 1 million consumer computers and used the data to compile a huge report. It is believed that this is the biggest survey of its kind. Their research shows that computers built by reputable manufacturers, also known as “brand name” computers, are more reliable than no-name computers […]

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Adonit Jot-ting: The Styluses 2nd Coming

June 22, 2012
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Styluses for touch screen technology are by no stretch of the imagination a recent addition to the tech’ accessories market. But, with the unfathomable growth in touch screen technology (particularly Messrs iPhone, iPad and Samsung), the [tp lang=”en” only=”y”]Adonit Jot range[/tp][tp not_in=”en”]Adonit Jot range[/tp], has reached into the stylus market with both hands and seized the […]

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Microsoft FAILs its “Surface” presentation [video]

June 21, 2012
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Steven Sinofsky, president of Microsoft’s Windows division, didn’t have an easy day at the office yesterday when Microsoft announced (and showed off) their new tablet, Microsoft Surface. In fact, he probably lived every tech presenters nightmare right there on the stage. When Steven Sinofsky got to presenting Internet Explorer on Surface, the Surface he was […]

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Assembled Apple iPhone 5 Photos Leaked

June 14, 2012
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The Apple iPhone 5 is one of the most anticipated smartphones at the moment, since everybody believes it will be one of those few devices able to compete with the Samsung Galaxy S3. There are many rumors about its possible features lately: some say it’ll come with a 3.9-inch touchscreen, others believe it will be […]

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Apple shuts down “Ping”, their social media network

June 14, 2012
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With the next release of iTunes, Ping will no longer exist. Apple has decided to pull the plug to its own social media network, which was launched in September 2010. It never really took off and it couldn’t get the Facebook integration it wanted. Back when it launched, Steve Jobs said Facebook had such high […]

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