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Xbox One Lacks Backward Compatibility For Xbox 360 Discs

Xbox One Lacks Backward Compatibility For Xbox 360 Discs

Microsoft has just unveiled its next-generation game console, Xbox One. The console comes with a number of new features. However, the slight catch in Xbox One is that it wouldn’t ship with backward compatibility for Xbox 360 discs or XBLA titles.

By On May 22, 2013 1 Response
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Rent-Out Made Through Airbnb Deemed Illegal By NY Judge

Rent-Out Made Through Airbnb Deemed Illegal By NY Judge

Airbnb has been riddled with a number of controversies of late. The company essentially allows users around different cities to rent out portions of their houses for brief stays. However, the hotel industry has been objecting on this model and now, a NY judge has deemed the rent-out of an apartment through Airbnb illegal.

By On May 22, 2013 1 Response
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Microsoft Finally Unveils Xbox One, Focused On Entertainment

Microsoft Finally Unveils Xbox One, Focused On Entertainment

We recently did a quick post on how Microsoft was on the verge of unveiling the next-generation Xbox and that the new console may be primarily geared towards entertainment. As it turns out, Microsoft has now unveiled ‘Xbox One’ and it indeed seems like a fine blend of a gaming console as well as an entertainment hub.

By On May 22, 2013 Respond
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Pinterst Makes Pins More Informative, Invites Businesses To Join

Pinterst Makes Pins More Informative, Invites Businesses To Join

Pinterest revolutionized the social media when it came up with its pins-based visual design. The company is now hoping to take things to the next level by offering ‘rich pins’ which will essentially feature more detailed and relevant information to go with them.

By On May 22, 2013 Respond
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Yahoo Gives Flickr A Visual Revamp, Offers 1TB Free Space

Yahoo Gives Flickr A Visual Revamp, Offers 1TB Free Space

Flickr is among one of the most popular photo-sharing websites online. However, in recent years, the website’s popularity has significantly declined. Yahoo, the company that owns Flickr, has now announced the rollout of a thorough visual revamp for Flickr, making the platform more image-centric.

By On May 21, 2013 Respond
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Microsoft To Unveil The Next Xbox Today

Microsoft To Unveil The Next Xbox Today

The gaming world has long been waiting for the next Xbox console from Microsoft. The company has finally announced that it will be unveiling the next Xbox at an event on Tuesday. Interestingly, Sony is also on the verge of lifting the curtain off PlayStation 4.

By On May 21, 2013 Respond
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Finnish Startup Jolla Unveils Its First Smartphone With Sailfish OS

Finnish Startup Jolla Unveils Its First Smartphone With Sailfish OS

In the past, we have reported about how a number of former Nokia employees came together to found Jolla, a startup that is based in Finland. The startup essentially aims to disrupt the smartphone market and liberate it from Android. To that end, the company has now launched its first handset which comes with customisable shells.

By On May 21, 2013 Respond
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Samsung Launches $800,000 App Challenge For Galaxy S4

Samsung Launches $800,000 App Challenge For Galaxy S4

Samsung regularly hosts such events which may entice app developers and help the company bring these developers on board for its Android devices. The company has launched $800,000 ‘Smart App Challenge 2013′ focused on getting top-quality apps for Galaxy S4.

By On May 21, 2013 Respond
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Acrobotic Aims To Raise Environmental Awareness With Smart Citizen Kit

Acrobotic Aims To Raise Environmental Awareness With Smart Citizen Kit

Our planet’s environment is changing for the worse, and each passing day is adding to its woes. We may simply refuse to realize it or ignore it when confronted with hard facts, but it is happening. To raise environmental awareness, Acrobotic Industries has launched a Smart Citizen kit project on KickStarter.

By On May 21, 2013 Respond
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Playing Dots Can Make You Smarter

Playing Dots Can Make You Smarter

Dots has emerged as one of the most popular games for iOS devices. The game is currently available for iPhone and was downloaded more than a million times within the first week or so. Now, a study hints that while excessive playing may be harmful, occasionally playing dots can significantly improve your cognitive skills.

By On May 21, 2013 Respond
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Yahoo Finally Acquires Tumblr For $1.1 Billion

Yahoo Finally Acquires Tumblr For $1.1 Billion

We have been hearing for a while that Yahoo was in the process of trying to finalize an acquisition deal with Tumblr. It now seems that the deal has finalized and Yahoo has bagged the social media giant for $1.1 billion. The company promises that it would not ‘screw up’ Tumblr as a result of the acquisition.

By On May 20, 2013 Respond
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Google And NASA Buy D-Wave Two Quantum Computer For AI Research

Google And NASA Buy D-Wave Two Quantum Computer For AI Research

Quantum computers have been around for a while. But due to their sheer sophistication as well as the hefty price tags, not many have been able to afford them. Now, Google and NASA have joined hands to buy a quantum computer D-Wave Two and install it at the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab.

By On May 20, 2013 Respond
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New MacBook Air May Be About To Land

New MacBook Air May Be About To Land

We have been hearing about a new MacBook Air model for a while now. Many similar rumors have proved false in the past but now, multiple indicators hint that a new 13.3-inch Air model is fairly imminent. That is because the MacBook Air stock with most online retailers has vanished.

By On May 20, 2013 Respond
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Teenager Dies During An iPad-Theft Incident

Teenager Dies During An iPad-Theft Incident

A number of incidents involving the theft of Apple gadgets have taken place in the recent past. We have even seen entire Apple retail locations ransacked by thieves in some cases. Now, it has been reported that during an iPad-theft incident, a 15-year-old boy was ran over by a car and succumbed to his injuries while on the way to hospital.

By On May 20, 2013 Respond
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Mozilla To Start Blocking Mixed Content Websites In Firefox

Mozilla To Start Blocking Mixed Content Websites In Firefox

A number of websites offer mixed content, which is somewhat of a security risk for most browsers. To mitigate this risk, Mozilla has now decided to have mixed content blocked on websites. This change will first be implemented in Firefox 23 Aurora.

By On May 19, 2013 Respond
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