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Google App ‘Field Trip’ Gives All Useful Info Automatically While You Visit A New Place

Google App ‘Field Trip’ Gives All Useful Info Automatically While You Visit A New Place

There was once a time when if you wanted to go to a new place, you required a map, a detailed informational book about the locality and other details about it. Thanks to Google Maps, we no longer need the regular maps. And now, thanks to a yet another Google app called ‘Field Trip’, you wouldn’t need to have an encyclopaedia either.

By On October 1, 2012 Respond
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Leaked Video Shows Two Upcoming BlackBerry 10 Smartphones

Leaked Video Shows Two Upcoming BlackBerry 10 Smartphones

Finally, the world got a sneak peek of BlackBerry 10 phones through a leaked video. The leaked video shows off two BlackBerry 10 smartphones, and brief how these devices will be marketed in the first quarter of 2013.

By On September 30, 2012 Respond
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Cricket To Sell ZTE Engage Smartphone Exclusively, For $250

Cricket To Sell ZTE Engage Smartphone Exclusively, For $250

Cricket and ZTE has jointly announced the pricing and availability of the ZTE Engage smartphone in the U.S. The prepaid wireless carrier has shelved an exclusivity deal with ZTE on this new smartphone. According to the deal, ZTE Engage will be available exclusively through Cricket’s brick-stores, dealers and mycricket.com.

By On September 29, 2012 Respond
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Everything People Like About Windows 8, If They Actually Like It First

Everything People Like About Windows 8, If They Actually Like It First

Just one month before the awaited launch of Windows 8 operating system (OS) some interesting statistics has come out showing consumer response to the flagship product. A survey conducted by forumswindows8.com, which drew 50,000 user votes, asked Windows users about different aspects of the old and the new OS by Microsoft. And, the response was pretty amazing. For example, most of the users believe Metro UI to be the biggest weakness of Windows 8. Find some more interesting information inside.

By On September 27, 2012 Respond
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BlackBerry 10 Packs The Power Of A Laptop, Says RIM CEO

BlackBerry 10 Packs The Power Of A Laptop, Says RIM CEO

Recently, Research I Motion (RIM) announced in a developer conference that BlackBerry 10, as well as a new BlackBerry smartphone, would be released in early 2013. Speaking about BlackBerry 10, RIM’s CEO Thorsten Heins said that this operating system (OS) packs the powers of a laptop.

By On September 27, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft Readies Project Austin: A Digital Note Taking App For Windows 8

Microsoft Readies Project Austin: A Digital Note Taking App For Windows 8

Back in 2010, Microsoft was contemplating a dual-screen notebook tablet under the Courier project. Eventually, the project was trashed and the notebook tablet could never see the day’s light. It now seems that the whole idea behind the Courier project may have a bit of a comeback in a Windows 8 app called ‘Project Austin.’

By On September 25, 2012 Respond
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Six-Grader Wins $20,000 For Making Anti-Texting App “Rode Dog”

Six-Grader Wins $20,000 For Making Anti-Texting App “Rode Dog”

Earlier this month, AT&T held a hackathon in Los Angeles to promote “It Can Wait” campaign against texting behind the wheel. In that hackathon, 120 programmers participated to create a concept of a mobile app that can keep users away from texting while driving. An 11-year old, named Victoria Walker, created an app called Rode Dog to take the top spot.

By On September 24, 2012 Respond
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Handheld Introduces Nautiz X1 Ultra-Rugged Smartphone

Handheld Introduces Nautiz X1 Ultra-Rugged Smartphone

Swedish rugged mobile computers manufacturer Handheld Group has introduced Nautiz X1 ultra-rugged smartphone. The Nautiz X1 is not only waterproof but also dust-proof and shock-resistant. The company claims it to be the toughest smartphone in the world.

By On September 24, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft Patches Flash Vulnerability In Internet Explorer 10

Microsoft Patches Flash Vulnerability In Internet Explorer 10

I guess, you are already familiar with the much publicized Flash exploit in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The exploit had been confirmed to exist even in the upcoming Windows 8, earlier. Once it became known widely, Microsoft stated that it wouldn’t patch the bug before late October, about the same time as Windows 8’s release. Now, the company seems to have reconsidered its decision.

By On September 23, 2012 Respond
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Nokia Is Ready To Release Lumia 510 Running Windows Phone 7.8 In China

Nokia Is Ready To Release Lumia 510 Running Windows Phone 7.8 In China

Nokia is going to release a new low-end Lumia 510 with Windows Phone 7.8 for the Chinese market. Nokia previously released another low-end Lumia 610 which was very successful. And this time it’s seems like they are planning to expand their low-end Smartphone market with Windows Phone.

By On September 23, 2012 Respond
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Apple Maps Mix Up Locations, Create Imaginary Airport

Apple Maps Mix Up Locations, Create Imaginary Airport

Ever since Apple released iOS 6 with its own Maps, Apple users have been seething with anger. The reason is simply because Apple has ditched Google Maps, and its own Maps are no good in comparison. And now, iOS users are facing a lot of trouble using it.

By On September 21, 2012 Respond
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Apple Released OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 : Available For Download

Apple Released OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.2 : Available For Download

After releasing iOS 6 to the general public, Apple has released the updated Version 10.8.2 of OS X Mountain Lion for all users. This new version offers Facebook integration, allowing users to sign in with their Facebook integration at the system level and share photos and links directly from the OS. Users will also be able to see Facebook information in the Contacts apps and receive Facebook notifications in Notification Center.

By On September 20, 2012 Respond
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Oppo Making World’s First 1080p Android Phone

Oppo Making World’s First 1080p Android Phone

Earlier this year, a Chinese company Oppo, also known for its high-end Blu-ray players, released world’s thinnest smartphone called Oppo Finder that was 6.65mm thick. Reportedly, now the company is making world’s first 1080p smartphone called Oppo Find 5. CEO of Oppo Mobile, Chenming Yong said details about this upcoming phone to a Chinese tech site CNMO.com. The Oppo Find 5 will feature a 5-inch display with a whopping 441 pixels per inch (PPI).

By On September 19, 2012 Respond
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Microsoft Declares Office 2013 And Office 365 Pricing

Microsoft Declares Office 2013 And Office 365 Pricing

Microsoft hasn’t yet confirmed when it will release the full version of Office 2013 and Office 365. But the Office suite maker has announced the pricing. The price for Office Home and Student 2013 will be $139 including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote. With Microsoft Outlook, Home and Business package price is $219. The highest pricing package is Microsoft Office Professional 2013. In the package, all features of Microsoft Office 2013 has been included along with Access and Publisher and the price of the package is $399. Is that all? No!

By On September 18, 2012 Respond
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Skype Introduces Opus Audio Codec, Promises CD Quality Sound

Skype Introduces Opus Audio Codec, Promises CD Quality Sound

Many of us have experienced some problems with the quality of sound when making voice calls on Skype. This can be greatly disconcerting, especially right in the middle of a conversation. However, Skype seems all set to eliminate this problem once and for all with its new Opus audio codec.

By On September 13, 2012 Respond
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