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How Android-Windows hybrids irritate Microsoft and Google

Note: This is a guest post written by Nuur Hasan Android and Windows are neither friends nor bitter enemies. Their rivalry is fierce but it is not brutal like Samsung and Apple. Both these tech giants are OK with Windows and Android platforms splitting into one phone, but as for computers; … [Read More...]

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Google Glass is available to purchase for the public for a limited period of time

UPDATE: Looks like they have all been sold out! Sad. For a while now, Google Glass has only been available to selected celebrities, journalists, and developers. But as of today, Google Glass can be purchased by anyone, assuming you live in the United States. So if you are a U.S resident with a … [Read More...]

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7 reasons why you should try WeChat

What is WeChat? WeChat is a free voice and text message service (like WhatsApp, Viber, KakaoTalk, and a few others) developed by one of the largest Chinese companies, Tencent. At the moment, there are over 270 million people on WeChat and that is no small achievement. WeChat is very popular in … [Read More...]

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Twitter gets real-time notification pop-ups

Twitter has announced that soon you will be able to receive pop-up notifications when someone interacts with your tweets or send you a direct message. Not only that, you can also do a quick action in regards to that notification, such as replying a Direct Message on the pop-up window. The pop-up … [Read More...]

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Finally, a fix for Error 80073712 from Windows 8.1 Update (KB2919355)!

So the latest Windows 8.1 Update has gone public and I could successfully update my work machine without a hitch. However, I faced the 80073712 error code when I tried to update my Windows 8.1 machine at home. It looks like hundreds of people are having the same issue¬†and Microsoft is working hard … [Read More...]

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Google Play Music, now on Sonos

Sonos is a system of high quality wireless speakers that can be set-up in multiple rooms to play your favorite music. For more details about what Sonos is and how it works, you may want to read Craving Tech's review on Sonos PLAY:3 and the most recent Sonos PLAY:1. This morning, Sonos officially … [Read More...]

Fellowes paper shredder

Shredding papers is as important as locking your valuables in a safe box

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fellowes, Inc. for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I don't know how many times I tore papers and documents with different angles, trying to break them into unrecoverable pieces. Of course, someone who was trying hard enough … [Read More...]

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People, you may need to change all of your online passwords

Remember that little padlock icon on your browser (next to the URL) when you log on to your online banking, Yahoo email, or online shopping sites? Without going into the technical details, that symbol simply means that you are on a secure connection with the website you are communicating to. So any … [Read More...]

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Windows 8.1 Update is here and how to get it now

Windows 8.1 Update is a big update, especially for desktop users. It promises to make Desktop users "happier" by improving the taskbar, adding the classic minimise and close buttons on the top right of a Metro application, and a few other subtle changes. It has been rolled out to MSDN/TechNet … [Read More...]

StoreDot battery charger

Batteries that can fully charge a phone under a minute? Yes, please

StoreDot, an Israeli company, demoed a new battery innovation that will allow you to charge your smartphone in less than a minute. Yes, 30 seconds, in fact (to fully charge a Samsung GALAXY phone on the demo video). Our current Lithium-ion batteries have been around for too long and these days, … [Read More...]