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Hard Drive Prices, Hiked Since 2011 Thailand Floods, Finally Coming Down

Hard Drive Prices, Hiked Since 2011 Thailand Floods, Finally Coming Down

Ever since hard drives were conceived, they have been improved and their prices have steadily gone down. This trend was disrupted when in 2011, Thailand sustained heavy floods and damage to its hard drive industry hiked the prices.

By On December 2, 2013 Respond
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Apple’s Black Friday Deals: Great Or Disappointing?

Apple’s Black Friday Deals: Great Or Disappointing?

Every Black Friday, major tech vendors tend to dish out the sweetest of deals. This year, Apple has announced gift cards if you buy select Apple products on Black Friday. Do you think that’s a good enough deal?

By On November 30, 2013 Respond
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Google Want All Of Its Employees To Use Mac Machines, Not Even Chromebook

Google Want All Of Its Employees To Use Mac Machines, Not Even Chromebook

In today’s world of multiple computing platforms, competitors usually tend to diss each other’s products. Not in the case of Google, apparently, which requires all of its employees to use Apple’s Mac machines.

By On November 29, 2013 1 Response
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YouTube App Code Hints At Ad-Free ‘Music Pass’ Streaming Service

YouTube App Code Hints At Ad-Free ‘Music Pass’ Streaming Service

YouTube is currently the largest video-sharing site online. A look into the code of the recent YouTube app for Android hints that YouTube is preparing a subscription-based music service.

By On November 28, 2013 Respond
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Five Poor Decisions By Giant Tech Companies Which Ruined Them

Five Poor Decisions By Giant Tech Companies Which Ruined Them

Tech industry, which started out at a humble pace, has grown into a rapidly evolving arena. Today, tech companies need to evolve constantly or face doom. Given below are five worst decisions by tech companies which wrecked them.

By On November 28, 2013 Respond
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Nokia Works On Research About Next-Gen Virtualized Mobile Networks

Nokia Works On Research About Next-Gen Virtualized Mobile Networks

Virtualization, coupled with cloud-based systems, has radically changed enterprise structures in recent days. Nokia is aiming to import this revolution to the telecom sector by researching on next-generation virtualized mobile networks.

By On November 27, 2013 Respond
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Alliance Of Japanese And US Companies Work On Next-Gen MRAM

Alliance Of Japanese And US Companies Work On Next-Gen MRAM

In recent years, we have seen a number of researches working on devising better storage technologies. Few have, however, focused on the future of RAM, the temporary storage that lets us access and execute files and programs quickly. An alliance of US and Japanese companies is now working on next-generation MRAM which seems promising.

By On November 26, 2013 Respond
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Travel London To New York In Under An Hour Using Hypersonic SR-72 Plane

Travel London To New York In Under An Hour Using Hypersonic SR-72 Plane

Travelling from New York to London, a journey of approximate 3471 miles (5586 kilometers) across the Atlantic Ocean, takes around seven and a half hours by plane. Earlier we have seen a hypersonic plane X-51A Waverider trying to have a test flight to cross the aforementioned distance within an hour, but unfortunately the plane crashed in the Pacific in the middle of the journey. However, now Lockheed Martin is developing such engines for SR-72 spy plane that will enable the plane reach New York from London in under an hour!

By On November 26, 2013 Respond
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Apple Seeks Payments Software Engineer To Create New Payment Platform

Apple Seeks Payments Software Engineer To Create New Payment Platform

Apple’s job listings are often a hint at what the tech giant is up to. Recently, the company posted a job opening for ‘Payments Software Engineer.’ The intriguing thing about this listing is that it says the Software Engineer will be required to build a ‘next generation payment platform.’

By On November 26, 2013 Respond
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Nokia Workers In China Strike Over Deal With Microsoft

Nokia Workers In China Strike Over Deal With Microsoft

Nokia has been working with Microsoft for quite some time, creating flagship Windows Phone handsets for Microsoft’s mobile platform. Recently, Microsoft purchased Nokia’s mobile phone business. This has prompted strikes among Nokia’s workers in China who have accused the company of offering them weaker packages as a result of the deal.

By On November 24, 2013 1 Response
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Foxconn Decides To Invest $40 Million In US Manufacturing

Foxconn Decides To Invest $40 Million In US Manufacturing

Foxconn is one of Apple’s largest manufacturers, effectively the creator and manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone and iPad’s hardware. The company has now announced that it will be investing $40 million in US-based manufacturing.

By On November 23, 2013 Respond
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Walmart Also Announced Free Shipping For A Minimum Order Of $35

Walmart Also Announced Free Shipping For A Minimum Order Of $35

Shipping costing is a big fact to many people who buy things from online stores. On the other side, online stores most often give free shipping based on the minimum shopping done by the customer. However, lately online retailer Walmart has announced that if users do shopping a minimum amount of $35 for the holidays, the company will provide free shipping.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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Google Brings Voice Commands To Chromebooks

Google Brings Voice Commands To Chromebooks

Google has recently focused on enabling voice-based search and other functionality on mobile devices. Now, the company is apparently preparing a similar funtionality for Chromebooks. The latest Chrome OS developer release comes with the ability to make a few rudimentary voice commands.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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You Can Now Get A Physical, Prepaid Debit Card For Your Google Wallet

You Can Now Get A Physical, Prepaid Debit Card For Your Google Wallet

Google Wallet has long been a virtual tool which has received praise from many but hasn’t exactly gained a lot of traction. Despite the fact that it hasn’t been mentioned in any news for a while now, Wallet is alive and kicking. Google has now started offering a prepaid debit card to go with it.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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Apple Received Final Approval To Build Spaceship Campus

Apple Received Final Approval To Build Spaceship Campus

Apple’s spaceship alike campus, consisting of 2.8 million square feet area, is one of the most magnificent corporate offices in the world. Although Apple had received a primary consent to build this spaceship Campus 2, it had been waiting for the final approval. And now, the company has received a final approval for building Apple Campus 2.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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