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Twitter Bans Jokes Due To Copyright Issues

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Every day, lots of content is being created on social networking website Twitter. This has led to people complaining about  their 140 characters being copied without giving them due credit. The Twitter jokes ban; therefore, seems to have come into place to prevent copyright infringement. Reports suggest that the social media network is deleting jokes and other content that has been copied from other Tweets. It has come to light that Twitter will delete copied Tweets to prevent copyright issues. The Verge has pointed out that a Los Angeles-based freelance writer Olga Lexell filed a case because many people had retweeted her joke that said, “saw someone spill their high end juice cleanse all over the sidewalk and now I know god is on my side”. Lexell’s Twitter account has since become private but she had earlier Tweeted that she spoke to the social networking site and told them that she [+more]

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Leaked—iPhone 7 To Feature Panel Similar To iPhone 4

Come September and the iPhone 6S Plus and the iPhone 6S could see the light of the day. However, we would like to declare at the outset, fans should not expect huge alternations in design or major innovations in the look. The revolution in its outer look can come about with the Apple iPhone 7, set to release sometime in 2016. With a latest concept render doing rounds we gauge that the iPhone 7 will feature similar design angles as in the iPhone 4 and 4S versions. About the iPhone 6s and the iPhone 6s Plus, you can expect more similarity with the current iPhone 6! The Design The iPhone 4 series had been path breaking in terms of design. Now, the creators at Apple seem to have stolen the concept of glass back of the iPhone 4 for the upcoming flagship iPhone 7 as well. A video of the [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 5: The Specs, Release Date, Price We’re Likely To See

Come September and we might expect release of the Samsung Note 5. The Note Series had been a major draw for big screen fans and have also inspired Apple to go big with the iPhone 6 Plus that comes with 5.5 inches screen size. The Release Details On another hand, we hear that the Note 5 will be announced with a brand new release named Galaxy S6 Edge+ by August 12. The Note series began with a 5.3-incher screen size that was enormous back then in 2011 and now we have already touched 5.6+ incher displays on the subsequent models. We can also expect Android M to unleash with the Note 5. More Details Revealed We are also anticipating presence of a 20MP main camera on the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 but some are expecting a 16 MP main camera with enhanced low light capabilities and better processing software. We are [+more]

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Sony Likely To Unveil Xperia Z3+ In India On June 26

Lumia 640 Still A Hit-- Despite Contract And Hardware Limitations

Come 26 June and Sony will unleash the Xperia Z3+ for the Indian market in New Delhi. The giant has already set out Block Your Date cards to media brands for the big event. While we have no official confirmation that the Z3+ from the Xperia series is set for release, we can only anticipate this flagship to be out on the given date, as per the pattern Sony has revealed internationally in terms of release. What The Xperia Z3+ Offers? As a follow up to the Xperia Z3, the Z3+ will come  laced with 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 octa-core processor, with four 1.5GHz cores and four 2 GHz cores. The flagship will, of course, run on Android 5.0 Lollipop OS out of the box. Sleek and light in terms of physicality, the width stands at 6.9 mm while it weighs only 144 grams.  More Of The Xperia Story Sony [+more]

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Android M Welcomes New Google Search Feature And Android Pay

Facebook Records 1 Billion Users Glued To It On Thursday

Android M has seen official introduction from Google’s stable on Thursday at the I/O conference in San Francisco. There is no way to know if Google has christened its Android M on lines of Ice cream Sandwich or Lollipop yet but we do know that for now the platform is accessible only to developers. The latest preview did reveal that a single press and hold on the home button of your Android M smart gadget could open up Google Search. So no more swipes along the top of your home screens will be needed. A huge leap though is that Google Now is more sensitive to context thanks to Now On Tap. Using this feature, your phone will know what email you are dealing with or what music file you are accessing. Android M also means the arrival of Android Pay. We have heard about this since MWC in March this [+more]

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Lumia 840 Leaked Photos Hint At 5.7-Inch Screen-Size: Expected To Be A High-End Model

Lumia 640 Still A Hit-- Despite Contract And Hardware Limitations

The upcoming smartphone from Microsoft, Lumia 840 has set a buzz  after an export-import site hinted about its expected features. According to the reports, both single-SIM as well as dual-SIM model of Lumia 840 has been spotted on the website Zauba with the name RM-1085. The reports on NDTV Gadgets also indicate that the models are currently in their testing phase in India and is priced around Rs. 38,346, exclusive the duty or tax. While the price hints the upcoming smartphone to be a high-end model of the company, it will run on Windows 8.1 platform and would feature a screen-size of 5.7-inches. Yet, some anticipates the phone to run on the all new Windows 10. While the fresh reports of the phone featuring on the listing site has created waves, the earlier rumors regarding two upcoming smartphones of high-end also created quite an excitement. Codenamed as “Cityman” and “Talkman”the [+more]

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Mario Kart 8 To Get Tough Fight From Nintendo’s Splatoon?

Nintendo fans have a reason to rejoice as the company is all set to launch Splatoon’s marketing campaign in competition to Mario Kart 8. Chandra Nair, the marketing manager at Nintendo UK  stated in interview that they are confident about the colorful new shooter. The reports also indicate that the gaming platform has already started to push Splatoon on the digital billboards. Ads have also appeared in different cinema halls and digital media  The company is pushing the game in every media channel and is also planning to build skatepark in Corby with Splatoon theme. The game is set to release in Japan on May 28, 2015 and concerns characters called linkilngs, beings that can transform grom humniods to squids and vice versa. They can hide or swim with the aid the colored ink spray. It will feature several modes including 4-on-4 multiplayer.    

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Nokia Lumia 640 XL Is Now At Littlewoods Ireland Listing

Lumia 640 Still A Hit-- Despite Contract And Hardware Limitations

There seems to be some good news for the Nokia Lumia lovers, who were so far waiting to get hold of a big screen smartphone, Lumia 640 XL. The product is now available in the Littlewoods Ireland listings and that too at €249 SIM-free. Though this is undoubtedly a deal to seal for the Lumia fans, yes there is a drawback. For now, the smartphone is available only in black color and people, who want to add get hold of some other colors will have to wait for some more time.  Powered with Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1, the handset uses Qualcomm MSM8226 Snapdragon 400 chipset, Quad-core 1.2GHz Cortex-A7 CPU and Adreno 305 GPU. To ensure user-friendliness of the phone, it is facilitated with 5.7-inches screen that offers a resolution of 720×1280 pixels. Backed by 8GB internal memory, 1GB RAM and 128GB expandable GB support, the phone offers users a huge [+more]

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