Microsoft’s Windows 8 hasn’t taken off as well as the company expected. One reason for this may be the steep licensing price of the OS. The company is now slashing down the costs of Windows 8 licenses by a whopping 70%.
Sellers sell all sorts of things on eBay. And still, coming across a listing trying to sell an abandoned amusement park in Berlin is certainly unusual. It comes with a steep price tag of 1.62 million euros.
So you want to brush away the memes and the jokes and the stupid updates on Facebook? This may now be possible as Facebook tests a new ‘Highlights’ feed which will contain only major updates and life events.
Samsung has unveiled 2 new smartwatches – the Gear 2 and the Gear Neo. But neither phones run on Android OS, rather they run on Tizen OS. In other words, the new watches are no longer from Galaxy branding.
Apple recently dished out the iOS 7.0.2 update which, among other things, patched a security flaw in the mobile OS. Now, the company has confirmed that OS X contains a similar flaw and that a patch is coming very soon.
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.
British record label Warp Records has decided to release a music album of a band in April of this year. Do you know who are the team members of this band? The band team members are 3 robots and their music album is supposed to be released on April 8.
The online advertisement industry is evolving rapidly in a bid to sustain its growth as more and more users shift to mobile devices. Opera’s Sponsored Web Pass is a brilliant spin on this transition, offering you free mobile internet in return for watching ads.
When you walk into Starbucks, it takes you a while to figure out the WiFi, agree to certain terms and conditions and only then get internet access. Google is now readying a WiFi app that will automatically connect with free WiFi hotspots instantly.
LinkedIn has been rather slow in offering some very critical privacy options, but the company is getting there. A new feature now allows you to block other members on LinkedIn and ensure better privacy and greater control over personal data.
Y Combinator is a startup incubator of sorts which has successfully propped up companies like Airbnb and Dropbox. Paul Graham, the founder of Y Combinator who had been leading it until now, is stepping down. He will be replaced by Sam Altman.
Google purchased Bufferbox, a startup offering shipping items to public lockers, back in 2012. Now the search giant is shutting down the service, integrating the Bufferbox team and technology into Google Shopping Express.
Last month, the internet exploded with backlash when a court shot down FCC’s Net Neutrality regulations. It seems that the lack of such regulations allows certain operators to throttle data flow, causing problems for Netflix users.
Ever since Apple debuted Siri, others in the mobile arena have been trying to create their own smart personal assistants. We’ve been hearing about Microsoft’s Cortana for a while now and recent reports suggest that it will be shipped with the Windows Phone 8.1 update.
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