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All That Glitters is Rose Gold

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When Apple launched its Rose Gold Apple Watch priced at $ 10,000 plus, a new colour trend came into being. Warmer than white gold and cooler than yellow gold rose gold is a fancy name for something that is little more than a pale metallic pink. ‘Rose’ gold sounds ~dainty~ and ~fancy~; a step above gold and pink. According to a writer for the New Yorker, “rose gold is warm and flush—what yellow gold would look like if it suddenly suffered an embarrassment.” Rose gold gadgets have been around for a long time. Samsung came out with the Galaxy Note 3 in 2014, with a gilded rose gold edge. Back in 2003, Motorola offered a pink Razr but called pink instead of rose gold. There are the Huawei Watch and the Mate S smartphone in rose gold. Samsung has a rose gold Gear S2 smartwatch and the Galaxy S7 in ‘pink’ [+more]

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Why Was Google Slapped With a$2.7 billion Fine?

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You know what they say about monopoly—it is business at the end of its journey. To think of Google here would sound exaggerated right now. However, there have been many cases recently where Google has been warned for misusing its position in the search market. Global economic forums and anti-trust agencies are keeping a close eye on their activities to prevent a global technology giant from creating ripples in the market. Recently, the European Union’s competition commission slapped Google with a $2.7 billion antitrust fine, inquiries while blaming the popular search engine for giving out false shopping results. Google is being criticised for promoting its own shopping comparison higher than others. European Commission first reported the matter to Google in 2015. It studied 1.2 Billi inquiries before arriving on the decision that Google was unfairly manipulating shopping results. There were hundreds of companies that complained about Google for displaying its [+more]

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In a spin over fidget spinners

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Till sometime back, you would have been reprimanded for being fidgety.Currently, a restless nature is trending and help is available at your fingertips. Or that’s how the marketers of fidget spinners would like us to believe. It’s unlikely you haven’t heard of fidget spinners until now. It is has been reported as the biggest gadget trend of 2017 and we are just half way through the year.In fact, Amazon has listed it as one of the top-selling products under its ‘Toys & Games’ category. For the uninitiated, a fidget spinner is essentially a toy/gadget that doesn’t require technology or batteries to run. It has three spokes along with an inline skate and ball bearings that make it a spin. Extremely popular across age groups –school children form a major chunk of users – it’s easy to use, cheap to buy and portable. Promoted as a fun way to beat stress [+more]

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The New Snapchat Update Has Parents in a Tizzy

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Picture source: Netsafe Almost every few days, Snapchat rolls out a new fun filter for users to play around and click photos with. You could be a furry Koala one day, a ferocious looking gorilla or a cute puppy the next. It’s mostly harmless fun with your friends and those who follow you. But the newest update to Snapchat has parents worried. Snap Map, the new addition to the App, lets friends and anyone who follows you see your location. “You can share your locations with each other so you can see where they’re at and what’s going on around them,” reads the official update. It’s this sharing of location that has raised security concerns among parents. The main concern is that once a story is shared in the ‘Our Story’ option in Snapchat, anyone anywhere can see the location of those in the story. It’s like everyone’s watching every [+more]

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Ringing in a Power-Packed Comeback with Nokia 3

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Who doesn’t remember the boxy-looking but extremely durable early phone models from Nokia? In fact, didn’t we all flaunt it at one point in time?One of the best-remembered features of a Nokia phone was its power backup. You could go for days, well, at least more than a day, without having to plug in the charger. That’s unlikely today, where power banks and fast-chargers sell as much as smartphones. The earlier models of Nokia, released in early 2000 and the next couple of years, were bestsellers. Nokia was a game changer and ruled the mobile industry for more than a decade. But in recent years, new brands and Android phones took over the market, phasing Nokia phones out. The return with Android Well, it seems the hiatus wasn’t for long. Earlier this year, Nokia announced that it’s set for a comeback.It isn’t going to be easy as the company has [+more]

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Hackers Dine on Zomato

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Online restaurant and food joint aggregator Zomato had indeed hit the jackpot of being the first company with over 120 million visitors every month. The company has been protecting the personal information of its users diligently till recently. A security recently breach of the company’s systems resulted in a theft of their user database as 17 million user records were stolen. The Delhi-based company claims that the passwords were hashed that means it cannot be converted easily by the hackers. In an official blog, the company has also explained that it has logged all users out of its website and app as a precaution. Emails have been sent to affected users urging them to change their passwords to be on the safer side. In the same blog, Zomato has also assured that financial data and credit card information of users has been fully secured. A report stated that a web [+more]

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7 Stylish Headphones for Women

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Let’s face it – most headphones are engineered for men! We aren’t being sexist here, but this is a fact. From their fit to the size to the look, a majority of headphones are designed to fit on men’s’ heads. However, in the last few years, there’s been arevolutionary rise in production ofstylish headphones and earphones designed especially for women who are concerned about the artistry of the design and sound. Here are 7 headphones designed for women exclusively:  1. Yurbuds Inspire (starting from $39.99) Yurbuds are a perfect option for the earbuds of female athletes. The headphones come with smaller buds that can fit the average female ear.Each set of earphones offers comfort with a seamless fit and unmatchable music experience.  2. Sol Republic Headphones ($99.99)   Portable enough to be tossed in your purse or gym bag, Sol Republic headphones have become the top choice of women these days. [+more]

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