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Apr
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by Aditya Deshmukh at 10:33 PM
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In today's world everybody wants to do their work as fast as possible and to do so, they buy highly priced high configuration computers. Though that might be the case, Google’s Chrome OS has been around for some time now to serve the same purpose but with lesser configuration at economical pricing. Now, Google and ASUS have brought a new amazing product that converts any display around you into a computer. It is a HDMI dongle named Chromebit which when connected to the HDMI port of the...
Apr
01
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:54 PM
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While browsing the web, seeing unwanted advertisements pop up on your screen, is always a big turn off. The programs that make these ads appear are known as ‘ad injectors’ and they are responsible for inserting or replacing ads on websites without your knowledge. Well, software engineers at Google seem to be poised about fighting against such ad injectors. News about it came to light when Google's Online Security blog put up a post describing the company's efforts to protect netizens from...
Apr
01
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:20 PM
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Amidst all the April Fools' Day pranks, here is rock solid product from Microsoft that should blow your mind if you are a Windows fanboy. Light on the pocket with a $499 (~ Rs. 30,000) price tag, the all new Surface 3 tablet cum laptop convertible has been launched. Running Windows 8.1 OS (upgradable to Windows 10 for free), the Surface tablet that also works as a laptop comes with full Office, and a new pen experience. What is being called the thinnest and lightest surface yet with 8.7 mm...
Apr
01
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:17 PM
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Those of us who have used the face unlock system in smartphones have many times faced the problem where the system simply can't recognise the owner's photo. Though the face unlock system is present in Samsung Galaxy phones and it is really good at keeping most impostors at bay, when a team of researchers at University of York examined the performance of the feature, they found that it failed to recognise genuine owner of the phone. Dr. David Robertson of the Department of Psychology’s...
Apr
01
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 2:09 PM
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Mozilla, the creators of Firefox web browser, used by about half a billion people around the world has released the version 37.0 of the browser for both desktop and android platforms. If you are using Firefox to read this article, there's a high chance that you already are running the updated Firefox. The latest update to the browser brings a ton of goodies like tweaks to the URL bar, new locales and improvements to the download performance on android. Let's take a quick look at what's new....
Apr
01
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:54 PM
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If you are looking to buy a car this year, Ford India is here to unveil a brand new compact sedan option. News has it that Ford is all set to launch a new sedan named 'Ford Figo Aspire' in India soon. To be made available in two high performance engine variants - 1.5L TDCi diesel and 1.2L TiVCT petrol, the Ford Figo Aspire is going to be manufactured at the newly inaugurated facility at Sanand (Gujarat). In a bright red signature colour, the sedan stands out with its aerodynamic design and...
Apr
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by Coral Jain at 12:12 PM
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If you are a Verizon or AT&T subscriber, this won’t come as a surprise to you. But if you are in Canada, Korean tech-giant LG along with telecom company Rogers have decided to bring LG G3 to markets with Voice over Long Term Evolution service. VoLTE, which uses 4G network to route traffic lets you use the same network to make voice as well as data calls. For example, if you are communicating with one of your friends and he asks for train timing, so you won’t need to end the call to search...
Apr
01
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:44 AM
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Looks like Microsoft's invading Cyanogen's Android roots. The latest nightly of CM12 has some interesting information for you - that it's Powered By Microsoft. Microsoft has even managed to put their logo on the flash screen that shows up while you are upgrading to the latest nightly. Thanks to the hat tip by our own CEan @Abhishek Rawal who spotted this latest development while upgrading his Moto E (Gen1) to CyanogenMod Version 12-20150401-NIGHTLY-condor [Android Version...
Mar
31
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 6:57 PM
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After basking in the glory of its remarkable success in just few years, the Chinese tech giant, Xiaomi will be celebrating its 5th birthday on 6th April, this year. The company's sales revenue has made a huge leap from 570 million RMB to 74.3 billion RMB (2011 to 2014). Ahead of the anniversary, Xiaomi wanted to surprise its fans by launching a line of new products. And today, Lei Jun, CEO of Xiaomi, has unveiled a bunch of smart and affordable devices such as Redmi 2A, Mi Note (Pink...
Mar
31
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by Dhananjay Harkare at 6:21 PM
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American software giant Adobe recently unveiled its new product. Meet Comp CC, Adobe’s new app on iPad that lets designers create the content on the go. With Comp CC designers can start their work on iPad using resources on Adobe Cloud and then can continue it with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop. Designers can continue the early stages of their work with Comp CC, which also lets them develop designs beyond basic frames. Adobe started working on the product in 2013, later in 2014 the app...