Richard Stallman Deems Ubuntu As ‘Spyware’ For Collecting User Data

Richard Stallman Deems Ubuntu As ‘Spyware’ For Collecting User Data

In its recent iterations, Ubuntu has been shipped with a special new feature which allows users to search things simply by searching the Dash. Whereas Canonical deems this new feature as highly useful, Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation, has called it highly unethical and deems Ubuntu as a ‘spyware’ on account of this.

By On December 8, 2012 Respond
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Black Friday Kindle Sales Tripled In UK, Most Users Placed Online Orders Through iOS Devices

Black Friday Kindle Sales Tripled In UK, Most Users Placed Online Orders Through iOS Devices

Every year, the numbers from Black Friday sales indicate which brands and products are the most popular among the consumers. Whereas we don’t have exact Black Friday figures yet, Amazon has claimed that the sale of its Kindle devices in UK during the shopping spree tripled compared to last year.

By On November 27, 2012 Respond
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Get Free Shipping To India For Purchases Above $125 In Amazon

Get Free Shipping To India For Purchases Above $125 In Amazon

Given the fact that the Christmas is just around the corner, both offline and online retailers are gearing up for the record sales season of the year. Apparently, as part of the preparations for the hot-sales weekend, Amazon is now offering its Indian customers free shipping on purchases above $125.

By On November 19, 2012 Respond
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Amazon Cuts Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 Price By Half. Now It’s $49.99 Only!

Amazon Cuts Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 Price By Half. Now It’s $49.99 Only!

Good news for the amateur photography enthusiasts who uses Adobe Photoshop Elements image editing software. Amazon has slashed the price of Adobe Photoshop Elements 11 by half – from $99.99 to $49.99.

By On November 14, 2012 Respond
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Engadget Thinks Low Priced Tablets And Mobiles Are Bad For Consumers. We Don’t Agree.

Engadget Thinks Low Priced Tablets And Mobiles Are Bad For Consumers. We Don’t Agree.

An Engadget associate editor argues that the low priced Nexus and Kindle devices will hurt the consumers in the long run, and thus it’s a bad strategy to follow. But, consumers, as well as industry figure like Linus Torvalds, seem to feel otherwise.

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First Ever Amazon Game For iOS Now Available

First Ever Amazon Game For iOS Now Available

Amazon Game Studios has been surprisingly absent from the arena of iOS mobile gaming until now. However, now the company has finally entered into the market by launching its first ever game for iOS, named Air Patriots.

By On November 3, 2012 Respond
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Random House And Penguin Join Hands Against Online Retailers

Random House And Penguin Join Hands Against Online Retailers

Online retailers, with their huge influence in the ebook market, have been exerting a lot of pressure on book publishers. Apparently, to counter that, two of the largest English language publishers, Penguin and Random House, have joined hands through a new deal.

By On October 30, 2012 Respond
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Amazon Announces Huge Kindle Fire HD Sales After iPad Mini Launch

Amazon Announces Huge Kindle Fire HD Sales After iPad Mini Launch

Apple introduced the more compact 7.9 inch iPad Mini a couple of days ago, and the tablet continued on with pre orders yesterday morning. The tiny tablet pre-sales have even sold out for the most part, but competing tablets may be doing just as well. With the 7-inch tablet market expanding, Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD had its best selling day since its launch day briefly after the iPad Mini was announced.

By On October 28, 2012 Respond
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The Best Selling Options For A Used Third-Generation iPad

The Best Selling Options For A Used Third-Generation iPad

With the introduction of the fourth-generation iPad, ‘Appleholics’ are considering to sell their old iPad. We have compiled a list of the top-websites to sell used iPad.

By On October 26, 2012 Respond
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Amazon’s CEO Wants Governments To Intervene And End Patent Wars

Amazon’s CEO Wants Governments To Intervene And End Patent Wars

Currently, nearly every tech titan is engaged with a number of patent disputes with many other tech giants. In fact, over time, it has become more of a trend to file a few patent lawsuits over any new technology patented by a company. And that is essentially eating away the spirit of innovation. Amazon’s CEO thinks that its time the governments stepped in to resolve this issue.

By On October 19, 2012 Respond
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Amazon Pushes For Digital Textbooks Through Whispercast

Amazon Pushes For Digital Textbooks Through Whispercast

Amazon has been among the leaders of the ebook arena for quite a while. With a huge library of ebooks available on its website, the company has been leading some of the most radical steps in the ebook industry. Now, it seems that Amazon is all set to disrupt the textbook industry by making a major move in favor of digital textbooks. To this end, Amazon has recently announced Whispercast for Kindle – a mass-management system for ebooks.

By On October 18, 2012 Respond
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Budget Friendly Windows 8 Convertibles Available For Pre-Order

Budget Friendly Windows 8 Convertibles Available For Pre-Order

Windows 8 is scheduled to arrive on October 26. But Microsoft and its OEM partners have already unveiled much of their portfolio. Windows 8 upgradation pack pre-order has started couple of days earlier. Pre-order of Windows 8 devices have also started. We have picked up some of the top-notch yet budget friendly Windows 8 convertible ultrabooks for you. Take a look inside.

By On October 17, 2012 Respond
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Amazon Is Hiring 50,000 Employees For The Holiday Season

Amazon Is Hiring 50,000 Employees For The Holiday Season

Online retail giant, Amazon, is anticipating a huge sales bump this fall. Online shopping has seen positive growth over the past year, and it is expected to grow this Christmas too. To keep up with the growing sales orders, Amazon plans to hire 50,000 seasonal employees for its 40 fulfillment centers in the U.S.

By On October 17, 2012 Respond
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Apple Employs Amazon A9 Search Executive To Run Siri

Apple Employs Amazon A9 Search Executive To Run Siri

According to reports, Apple has just nabbed Amazon A9 search executive, William Stasior, to take charge of the company’s Siri department. At Amazon, Stasior ran its A9 division, responsible for Amazon’s search and search advertising units. At Apple, Saisor will cover all new ground with the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad’s voice assistant, Siri. As we head into the future it will be interesting to see what type of changes Stasior brings to the table.

By On October 17, 2012 Respond
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Amazon Sells Kindle Devices At Cost, Confirms CEO

Amazon Sells Kindle Devices At Cost, Confirms CEO

Amazon’s Kindle lineup consists of fairly low price-points. Wall Street speculators over the past few years have even assumed that Amazon is profiting virtually nothing per unit sold. In an interview with BBC, Amazon Chief Executive Officer, Jeff Bezos, made it clear the online retailer sell its Kindle e-reader devices “at-cost.” This is the first time Amazon released information related to manufacturing costs of Kindle e-readers.

By On October 14, 2012 Respond
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