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Google Adds New Feature to Its Kitty: To Notify of Product Availability You Searched Online

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Google has expanded its offering with the addition of another feature related to the product searches you do online. The feature enables Google to remember what you have searched online and will notifying you when a product is available nearby. The search giant has been improving its services on a regular interval, with Google Now receiving a neat treatment recently. The company recently updated its Search app for Android devices with the addition of new abilities, such as working while offline or finding your car if you forgot where you parked it. You search for ample of products online and generally forget about majority of those. But Google Now will not forget about the product you searched for and will notify as soon as you pass by a store that has said product in stock. The new feature can only be accessed through the Android version of Google Now at [+more]

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Snapchat Likely To Get Multi-Party Conferencing and Screen Sharing Features

Messaging service Snapchat has managed to get hold of some interesting and exciting features, including the ability to have real-time conversations with live video. This is entirely attributed to the recent acquisition of AddLive.snap The messaging service was launched in 2011, and since then it has made some noticeable improvements. The latest improvement was introduced just a week ago with the launch of text messaging and the ability to video chat live for real-time conversations. The recently introduced video chat function is impressively fast and it makes users activate video chat between any two devices within mere seconds, even across different platforms. Snapchat has not made any official announcement until now regarding the acquisition of specialized company AddLive, but has confirmed the acquisition to The Verge. It is not clear when the acquisition took place, but this happened sometime in the past few months. Snapchat has been quoted saying to [+more]

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iPhone 6 To Release Soon As Production Starts In China

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The upcoming flagship smartphone of Apple, iPhone 6, is expected to be launched soon as reports have claimed that its production has already initiated in China. It has been reported by GSM Arena that the company is hiding the fact that the upcoming smartphone is already in the production stage in China, while UBS Research sources claimed that the sapphire screens have already been shipped for the new iPhone on the assembly line in China. Analyst Matt Margolis has been quoted saying in the report that “approximately 100,000 to 115,000 sapphire screens could be produced from 2,200 kg of sapphire ingots. It was estimated that GT will sell the sapphire screens to Apple between $8.50 and $10 as the first wave of supply from GT Advanced to Apple suppliers was worth around $1 million.” Apple is scheduled to release two versions of iPhone 6 this year, with one having a [+more]

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iPhone 5S vs OnePlus One: Most Powerful And Affordable Phone Yet?

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The OnePlus One has emerged as one of the most powerful yet affordable smartphones available in the market. There have been several reports comparing the features and specifications of OnePlus One with other high-end premium flagship smartphones like the Samsung Galaxy S5, the HTC One M8, LG Google Nexus 5 and the Sony Xperia Z2. But we will now compare the features of this smartphone with Apple’s latest and greatest smartphone yet, the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 5S has a compact size, making it easy to hold smartphone. It gives expensive and premium look as a result of its solid aluminium back and metal frame with chamfered edges. On the other hand, OnePlus One does not look expensive owing to its plastic body. The iPhone has a 4.0 inch LED-backlit IPS LCD display with a pixel resolution of 640 x 1136 and a pixel density of 326 ppi. Meanwhile, the [+more]

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Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 Receive Xperia Z2 Apps

Nexus 4 and Nexus 5 Receive Xperia Z2 Apps

The flagship smartphone of Sony, Xperia Z2, is now commercially available and can now be purchased from retailers as well as Sony Mobile Stores in the UK. The premium waterproof smartphone is equipped with a range of new software features and apps. These premium apps can now be installed on the fourth and fifth generation smartphones of Google – Nexus 4 and Nexus 5. This is majorly attributed to senior XDA member Jishnu Sur, who shared downloaded zip files featuring all the apps from the Xperia Z2. The app file has been taken from the system dump by CDA developer, Chainfire. Some of the premium Sony Xperia Z2 apps are Home, Walkman – Fixed, Album, Movies, Easy Home, Notes, Sketch, Smart Connect, Social Life News, Xperia Lounge, Social Life News, Tools Widgets, Walkman Widget, Weather Widgets, Sony Xperia Z2 LWP, Calender, Sony Select and Facebook Integration. The key points to [+more]

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini Leaked? Support Page Pops up on Company’s Official Website

Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini support page pops up on company’s official website

The news is official or is it not? This question might strike your mind as you scramble through the Finnish website of Samsung. News about Samsung coming up with a Galaxy S5 Mini has been posted on the website recently. Interestingly, it is Samsung which has come up with the concept of a large flagship smartphone and following it with a mini version of the same. This trend started in 2012 with the launch of Galaxy S3 and the concept has now become a benchmark with Samsung. Though the company is not revealing much as on date, but the Galaxy S5 Mini is expected to have many trademark features common to Galaxy S5. The website page too does not reveal much about the technical specification of Galaxy S5 Mini. The phone however is expected to have a 4.7 inch display along with 720p resolution and a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 [+more]

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Steve Jobs Depicted as Sexy Animation Girl By A Japan Line of T-Shirts

Late Steve Jobs, the CEO of Apple seems to be enjoying his share of admiration, high up in the heavens. He has been portrayed as a star for a Japanese fashion line. This fashion line has portrayed Steve as a sexy anime girl on its range of t-shirts. This unisex range of t-shirts is now available in the market and the credit for bringing out this unique concept designed t-shirt goes to illustrators of Infinite Stratos and Xenosaga series. They perhaps took the idea from Chocolate Apple which is a manga biography of Steve written way back in 2011. In his manga biography, Steve switched over his gender and appeared as a sexy Japanese girl. It was Choco, a Manga artist who created this unique concept and thereafter, the name Chocolate Apple went viral. Despite all his admiration for Japanese culture, it is perhaps difficult to interpret as to why [+more]

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New MacBook Air vs. iPad Air: Closer than you think

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With Apple unveiling its latest MacBook Air, it is perhaps the appropriate time to compare the same with iPad Air. Here is a fair assessment of the two and if you are considering buying iPad Air in the coming days, this reality check can help you choose the best among the two. Consider the Size The good news is that both of these, ie MacBook Air and iPad Air are virtually similar in size and both of these could be a great choice for any regular traveller. However, iPad Air at 469 grams or 1 pound is much lighter as compared to MacBook Air which weights 1.08 Kg or 2.38 pounds. The Price Aspect This is one aspect in which iPad Air scores over MacBook Air. At $799, the entry level iPad Air is $100 cheaper as compared to MacBook Air which costs $899. However, iPad Air has scored a [+more]

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‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’ trailer drops, boasts high-tech world with Kevin Spacey (VIDEO)

With Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare scheduled for May 4 release, Activison has already come up with a trailer. The homepage of Call of Duty has been aptly designed keeping in view the latest release. A distorted image much likely of a soldier along with a countdown timer which reveals the May 4th pointer is the highlight of the homepage. Interestingly, the May 4th concept of Call of Duty has been designed by Sledgehammer Games. This is the same team which had successfully designed the 2011 Modern Warfare 3 along with Infinity Ward. This time around, Sledgehammer Games has decided to take the plunge alone and is expecting to put up a good show. On its part, Activision too has decided to give three players a chance in framing the Call of Duty series. Sledgehammer, Black Ops creator Treyarch and Infinity Ward would be vying with each other in future [+more]

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Shut Up Already: Twitter Rolling Out New ‘Mute’ Feature

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Feeling annoyed from a disturbing tweet of your colleague? Need not any more. Twitter is reportedly coming up with a mute feature, applicable on its iOS and Android apps. The mute feature will serve multiple purposes. All the tweets and re tweets of the person whom you wish to ignore will be hidden from your timeline. Secondly, the person whose tweets you have hidden will not feel let down as they will never know that it is you, who has done it. This is indeed social innovation and Twitter has taken a lead among social media players with the likely introduction of this feature. Twitter has recently come up with numerous changes in its platform and this one is sure to get appreciation from one and all. However, this is not the first time; Twitter has tried something of this kind. Twitter clients and apps like Tweetdeck and tweetbot allow [+more]

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