Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) have become an excellent way of offering quality education to virtually anyone around the globe, mostly for free. But a new study shows that students in these courses rarely make it to the end.
The fortunes of the top billionaires of our planet frequently fluctuate as their businesses or stocks dwindle or soar. Bill Gates has now reclaimed the top spot of the richest person on Earth after a recent surge in Microsoft’s stock.
Although having a speed of speed of 186,000 miles per second in vacuum, light can pass through a black hole. In fact, black holes suck everything around them. So is there any chance that one day the Earth will be a prey of it? Let’s find out.
Watching movies or playing a game on a smartphone is fun. But sometimes, the screen of a smartphone or tablet seems inadequate. At such times, you’d want to mirror your mobile device’s screen on a larger TV and these tools will help you with that.
It has been only days since Nokia first unveiled its new Android line-up including the Nokia X handset. A user at the XDA-Developers forum was quick to hack the handset and run Google apps directly on it.
Samsung confirmed that it will launch Galaxy S5 at MWC 2014. And finally, the long awaited Galaxy S5 has been released and it has already created a huge buzz among people as it comes with massive change both outside and inside.
Earlier we have seen a bicycle turning into an electric bike without any hassle. And now, start-up FlyKly has created an electrified rear wheel that can retrofit onto almost any bicycle. As a result, pedaling becomes effortless and you remain sweat free.
Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System (ISEGS), is the “world’s largest solar thermal plant.” The good news is now this solar thermal plant is fully operational and is expected to generate enough electricity to power 140,000 houses, each year.
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%.
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.
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.
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.
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