Windows 10 Release Date, Expected Specs

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Windows 7 and 8.1 users, as well as Windows Phone 8.1 customers. If you have been waiting for the launch of the Microsoft Windows 10, the wait could well be soon over. While Microsoft has been saying that they will launch the latest operating system ‘later this year’, they have recently announced that Windows 10 should launch sometime during the summer. Windows 10 will be available as a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 users, along with Windows Phone 8.1 customers.  Microsoft had also announced that Microsoft 10 upgrade will also be available to ‘non-genuine’ or pirated copies of the software. However, the company later clarified to Ars Technica that the copies will remain illegitimate.   Meanwhile, here’s what we know about the Microsoft Windows 10 expected specifications. For those who wish to experience the magic of Windows 10, the technical preview for the same is available for laptop [+more]

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CES 2015 Nvidia: Tegra X1 Superchip Launched for Cars, Mobile Phones

Nvidia has launched the Tegra X1 superchip for mobile phones. This mobile processor is expected to work much like a CPU with its 1 teraflop floating point performance. CES 2015 saw the launch of the superchip for cars and mobile phones with a quality much like a quality gaming console With Nvidia Tegra X1 were launched two new technologies for cars that would use the chip. While the Drive PX is meant for development of auto pilot capabilities, the Drive CX is meant to provide stunning car infotainment displays in the time to come. The available systems until date only allow assisted parking and that too in a specific place. Nvidia Drive PX would enable cars to find open space in a parking garage and return to pick up the driver when required. The driver can be summoned with help of a smartphone call too! In contrast, the Nvidia Drive [+more]

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Sony hopes to bring PlayStation online tomorrow

Sony hopes to bring PlayStation online tomorrow

It has been four days since the hacking attack on the Sony Corp’s Play Station Network took place. The services were in shambles and it was only on Sunday that the company sources admitted to things getting back on track. Lizard Squad, the hacking group had claimed responsibility for the disruption to the Sony Play station and Xbox Live on the eve of the Christmas.  However, gamers pointed on Twitter that they were able to access PlayStation Network on Sunday, though it was not clear as to how many of the 56 million gamers suffered owing to this outrage. Sony however hopes to bring its PlayStation service online completely by Monday morning. Security breaches are an order of the day at Sony and the company has had to suffer from numerous such issues in the recent past too. It was in November that hackers were able to infringe into Sony [+more]

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Google eying China app store with renewed Vigour

Google eying China app store with renewed Vigour

Google is planning to make an entry into the Chinese market once again. The tech giant in a strategic shift will be opening an app store in China. Google had a fair presence in the Chinese market but it did withdraw in 2010 after a censorship row with the Chinese government. Google has diversified its platform in the recent months and is increasingly focussing on developing its mobile platform. Google is also working on developing its hardware component. This hardware component is the key factor which Google plans to develop at its Chinese facility. Google had also approached the Chinese officials last year too as it intended to open a China based version of its play store. However, despite this proactive approach taken up by Google, it is not sure that the Chinese administration will allow Google to operate finally. Google might have to ban some apps that offer information [+more]

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iPhon6 Vs iPhone 6 Plus Vs iPhone 5S: Which Apple Phone Pulls Ahead of Samsung’s Flagship?

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US-based tech giant Apple has recently launched its much awaited premium flagship smartphones iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus on September 9. The smartphones are equipped with a 4.7-inch display and the 5.7-inch screen size respectively. We now bring  to you the detailed features and specifications of iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 5S. iPhone 6 sports a screen size of 4.7 inches having a pixel resolution of 1,334 x 750-and screen density of 326ppi, while iPhone 6 Plus is equipped with a screen size of 5.5 inches with a pixel resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 and screen density of 401ppi. iPhone 6 has dimensions of 5.44 x 2.64 x 0.27 inches with a weight of 129 grams, while iPhone 6 Plus measures 6.22 x 3.06 x 0.28 inches with a weight of 172 grams. Both the smartphones run on iOS 8 and sport a rear camera of 8 [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge Pre-Orders Stared For The Price of EUR995.91

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Samsung, a leading mobile manufacturer, showcased its much-awaited Galaxy Note 4 during the IFA 2014 in Berlin, Germany. The company also unveiled the latest version of the Note, the Note Edge. According to the latest report both the devices are now up for pre-orders in Germany. Retailers have started taking pre-orders through Amazon.de and are seeking a price tag of as much as EUR995.91 for the devices. Other retailers including Notebooksbilliger, redcon and MediaMarkt are also demanding a heavy price of EUR699 for the Galaxy Note 4. Notebooksbilliger is also taking pre-orders for the Galaxy Note Edge at a price of EUR1,000 price tag. The Galaxy Note 4 is equipped with a Quad-HD display having a pixel resolution of 2560×1440 along with a Super AMOLED screen. It has a screen size of 5.7 inches, and its pixel density has been increased from 386 ppi to an astounding 515 ppi. The [+more]

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HTC One M8 Vs Nokia Lumia 920: The More Alluring Choice?

HTC One M8 Vs Nokia Lumia 920

HTC One M8 is one of the most competent smartphones currently available in the market. The smartphone has been developed by Taiwan-based HTC and it is equipped with the latest technology. Its features and specifications make it a value for money device, thus becoming a favorable choice for majority of users. Additionally, its good looks have also contributed to its instant success. On the other hand, Nokia Lumia 920 has also gained a lot of popularity majorly due to its looks and top-end specifications. The smartphone is available in distinctive and vibrant colors and is a must buy for those who prefer a Windows phone over Android devices. Let’s look at the specifications of both these striking devices. It’s HTC One M8 vs Nokia Lumia 920.   HTC One (M8) Nokia Lumia 920 Release date March 2014 December 2012 Form factor Touchscreen Bar Dimensions (mm) 146.36 x 70.60 x 9.35 [+more]

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BBM For Windows Phone: Yeah, That’s The One

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BlackBerry has finally launched its BBM for Windows phone in partnership with Microsoft. This will enable users to get BBM on their smartphones running on Windows 8 or above. The company is done with its testing period for the Windows Phone version of the BBM and now this has enabled all users of Microsoft’s mobile platform to access beta version of the app. The BBM app has already been launched Android and iOS by the company before the invite-only beta even began on Windows Phone. There have been large requests by the users to bring this messaging service to Microsoft’s small, but growing, mobile platform. John Sims, president of global enterprise services at BlackBerry, has been quoted saying that “As the popularity of BBM continues to grow, we are thrilled to have the opportunity to expand its availability to the Windows Phone community. The BBM app for Windows Phone shows [+more]

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Has Amazon Fire Phone Managed To Impress Users?

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The much-awaited Amazon Fire smartphone is commercially available in the market. It is a close competitor to the HTC One M8 and iPhone 5s. Here’s how it compares against them:  Phone Price: The smartphone has a price tag of USD199.99 for a 32GB version and USD299.99 for the higher 64GB version. Without a contract, the smartphone costs USD649.99 and USD749.99 respectively. Being a mid-range smartphone, the price is very high, especially for a company that has just made its debut in the smartphone market. Amazon Fire smartphone has some good specifications and features. However, they are not as high end if we compare them to the HTC One M8 or iPhone 5S. The smartphone has a screen size of 4.7 inches with a pixel resolution of 1280 x 720 with 315ppi. It is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 2.2GHz processor, Adreno 330 graphics and 2GB of RAM.  It [+more]

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Top 4 Must Have Gadgets for University Students

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Look for gadgets which are affordable and at the same time chic. In your 20’s a little bit of glamour won’t hurt and there is great way to get your hands on the fabulously styled gizmos without a burning a hole in your pocket. Phone: Samsung Galaxy S2:  The very slim and elegant, Samsung Galaxy S descendant has everything you would require in a phone. What really makes us go gaga about this phone is its feather light weight and affordable price ($529). With its insanely clear screen and 1080 video recording this ice cream sandwich delicacy is worth a taste. Buy for its supreme call quality, 1.2 GHz processor and super slim and stylish chassis. Tablet: Google Nexus 7: The rarest of rare tablets which is a dapper in looks and comes with a surprisingly cheap price tag ($229). From the arsenal of Google, Nexus 7 works at every [+more]

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