Payphones were once an essential element of the urban life in NYC but today they languish in abandonment. The city authorities now plan to replace these payphones with touchscreen payphones which will also be used to offer free Wi-Fi.
The former CEO of Microsoft, Steve Ballmer, has been at the heart of a mini Twitter storm recently. A fake account with his name apparently sent out a tweet from an iPhone. And that didn’t sit well with the Windows Phone camp.
Smartphones have become a massively popular tool in the past few years. This popularity has also resulted in a huge surge in phone thefts. Apple, Google and Microsoft have now signed an anti-phone-theft pledge to tackle this problem.
A new research has led to the fact that like all other animals, insects are capable of sleeping. They possess a central nervous system, which, matched with their circadian cycle, helps them to fall asleep.There are more interesting facts inside.
Microsoft’s Build conferences are considered important news because the company makes many major announcements at these events. Here are the key announcement made by Microsoft on day 1 of Build 2014 conference.
Instant Messaging (IM) allows effective and efficient communication. Many people use some common IM services like AIM, GTalk, Yahoo Messenger, Facebook Messenger etc. So, today we will present to you some best PC and Mac IM chat client alternatives.
The curious case of Windows Phone continues to pique the interest of tech enthusiasts. Rumors have it that Microsoft has plans of somehow offering the Android apps on the Windows Phone devices. The big question is, is this good or bad?
When it comes to smartphones, Sony has rooted for Android till the deep end. Despite no significant success, Sony continues to create Android-based handsets. But the company has now hinted that it may try its hands at other alternatives.
Acoustic levitation is a method for suspending matter in a medium by using acoustic radiation pressure from intense sound waves in the medium. Lately, using ultrasound waves, a group of Japanese scientists has successfully levitated and moved objects in a three-dimensional space.
There’s no proof that dark matter exists. But interestingly, using data from a number of GPS satellites, a researcher has mentioned that there might be a halo of strange matter like Dark Matter surrounding Earth which is causing our planet to be heavier than believed.
Honda is among the notable auto vendors who have been integrating technology in their vehicles. The company has now introduced a 7-inch built-in touchscreen which comes with iPhone compatibility and can be controlled and used through the smartphone.
AT&T is offering 50% price cut on all smartphones including the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C and Galaxy S4 for this coming new year. With this deal price the iPhone 5s 16GB is now for $100, Samsung Galaxy S4 $100 with 2-yr wireless contract.
In the past, Facebook has taken a lot of heat over its privacy policies. The social network has tried to respond to this criticism by seeking user feedback over these policies. And now, it has finally made some minor changes based upon this feedback.
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