Google Camera app launched for Android, brings refocussing abilities

By on April 17, 2014 at 2:12 PM.

Google Camera app launched for Android, brings refocussing abilities

See a nice landscape, and want a nice 360-degree view of the surroundings? Google has a solution for you, called Google Camera, an Android app that lets you click high resolution panorama and 360-degree views. Added functionality include the ability to refocus on pictures after shooting, and DSLR-like bokeh, says Google. More →
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How to remotely access your PC or Mac using an Android device

By on April 17, 2014 at 1:41 PM.

How to remotely access your PC or Mac using an Android device

  Ever been in a situation when you have forgotten some important file on your personal computer, but are miles away from home? Instead of worrying about returning home or asking your neighbor to access it on your behalf, you can now use Google’s Chrome Remote Desktop for Android. This app essentially lets you remotely access your Mac or PC from an Android smartphone or tablet. More →
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Heartbleed fix may slow Web performance

By on April 17, 2014 at 11:49 AM.

Heartbleed fix may slow Web performance

The heartache from the Heartbleed Internet flaw is not over, and some experts say the fix may lead to online disruption and confusion. The good news is that most sites deemed vulnerable have patched their systems or are in the process of doing so. The bad news is that Web browsers may be overloaded by the overhaul of security certificates, leading to error messages and impacting Web performance, said Johannes Ullrich of the SANS Internet Storm Center. More →
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Android design head Matias Duarte talks about why “Mobile is dead”

By on April 16, 2014 at 1:11 PM.

Android design head Matias Duarte talks about why “Mobile is dead”

Marias Duarte, the man responsible for Android's user interface design, made a statement at the 2014 Accel Design Conference saying "mobile is dead." At the conference, in an interview with Joshua Topolsky of The Verge, he explained his take on design, and obviously, the statement he made. More →
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Nokia X’s price dropped by Rs 900, now retails at Rs 7,729

By on April 15, 2014 at 6:27 PM.

Nokia X’s price dropped by Rs 900, now retails at Rs 7,729

Nokia X, the Finnish manufacturer's first phone running on an OS based on Android, has seen its first price cut. Launched at Rs 8,599 more than a month ago, the phone is now listed at Rs 7,729 on Nokia India's website. The price drop of close to Rs 900, brings it under the Rs 8,000 mark, and puts it into direct competition with entry-level Android phones like the Sony Xperia E1 and Karbonn A21+. More →
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Android KitKat update for Google Glass improves battery life and removes video calls

By on April 15, 2014 at 4:28 PM.

Android KitKat update for Google Glass improves battery life and removes video calls

Google on Friday is not only opening up Google Glass orders to interested buyers looking to score a pair of smart glasses, but it’s also rolling out a major update to its wearable device, bringing KitKat to Glass owners. Starting with 9 a.m. EDT, Google will be opening up a “limited number of spots in the Explorer Program,” but the device will only be available to U.S.-based customers willing to spend $1,500 for it. More →
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Ride Scorpio, a device that texts you if your bike is stolen

By on April 15, 2014 at 2:08 PM.

Ride Scorpio, a device that texts you if your bike is stolen

All of us have heard or seen trackers that would nail car or SUV thieves down but here comes a system that texts you if someone steals, or even touches, your motorbike in the parking! The new Scorpio Ride 'Core' system from Massachusetts-based Scorpio Sounds uses an Apple or Android app to keep track of a module installed inside the bike. More →
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