Microsoft unveils plan for Windows 10 launch, says it’s going to be a slow gradual roll out

By on July 3, 2015 at 5:30 PM.

Microsoft unveils plan for Windows 10 launch, says it’s going to be a slow gradual roll out

The biggest litmus test for Microsoft is going to begin this month. The company had earlier confirmed that Windows 10 is ready and is set to arrive on PCs and tablets on July 29, and now it has announced how they plan to roll it out to all those users who are entitled to a free upgrade. According to executive VP of the Windows and Devices Group (WDG) Terry Myerson, Windows 10 will be a gradual roll out and the first ones to receive it will be the Windows Insider members. More →
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Lava to launch next-generation Android One smartphone on July 14, will be priced around Rs 12,000: Report

By on July 3, 2015 at 12:32 PM.

Lava to launch next-generation Android One smartphone on July 14, will be priced around Rs 12,000: Report

After the cold response that Android One received last year, Google has gone back to the drawing board to completely rethink strategy to ensure that this time the initiative is a success and reaches masses. Economic Times reports that Google is launching the latest Android One smartphone in partnership with local vendor Lava on July 14 for the price of Rs 12,000 roughly, and this time the company has made significant changes in product development and sales strategy. More →
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Yahoo updates Aviate launcher for Android with Google Now like feature

By on July 2, 2015 at 7:29 PM.

Yahoo updates Aviate launcher for Android with Google Now like feature

Yahoo has updated its Aviate launcher for Android phones with Smart Stream. According to the nextweb.com, Smart Stream, a Google Now like feature, brings personalized content that adjusts throughout the day based on where the users are and what they are doing at that time. More →
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Google Photos app labels 2 black Americans as ‘Gorillas’, company exec apologizes

By on July 1, 2015 at 12:30 PM.

Google Photos app labels 2 black Americans as ‘Gorillas’, company exec apologizes

Google recently rolled out its revamped standalone photos app at I/O, featuring unlimited storage and amped up search. The search got updated to recognize events, places and not to forget the image recognition software. However in a major goof up, the Google Photos app mistakenly processed  a selfie of two black American friends and labeled them as Gorillas. More →
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Microsoft to sell Windows 10 in USB drives via retail stores: Report

By on June 26, 2015 at 10:27 AM.

Microsoft to sell Windows 10 in USB drives via retail stores: Report

In a first of sorts, Microsoft is planning to sell its Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro software in retail stores in USB drives. German website WinFuture reports that the company will make the latest software upgrade available on flash drives in addition to DVDs on release in retail shops. More →
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