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Thursday, 23 Jan 2014

Leaked Screenshots Suggest Windows 8.1 Update 1 Will Let You Pin Metro Apps to Desktop Taskbar

Leaked Screenshots Suggest Windows 8.1 Update 1 Will Let You Pin Metro Apps to Desktop Taskbar

Screenshots from notorious Windows leaker WZor suggest that Microsoft will build in the ability to pin Metro apps to the desktop taskbar in Windows 8.1 Update 1.

Bugs in Chrome Allow Others to Listen in on Your Private Conversations

Bugs in Chrome Allow Others to Listen in on Your Private Conversations

By exploiting bugs in Google Chrome, sites can activate your microphone and listen in on your conversations, turning the web browser into an espionage tool.

Microsoft Revamps Office Web Apps UI, Introduces New Features

Microsoft Revamps Office Web Apps UI, Introduces New Features

Microsoft has given its Office Web Apps a UI revamp, bringing new features along with more fluid navigation. Although Microsoft hasn't gone official with these changes, the company has already confirmed that it did introduce these updates.

Apple: Software Update Coming to Fix iOS 7

Apple: Software Update Coming to Fix iOS 7 "White Screen of Death"

If you have been experiencing random reboots on your iPhone, Apple has an upcoming software update that will fix the problem.

Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014

Bill Gates Refutes Rumors of Returning as CEO

Bill Gates Refutes Rumors of Returning as CEO

Bill Gates has vehemently denied rumors that he might return as CEO of Microsoft. He insists that he will spend the rest of his life focusing on the efforts of his philanthropic foundation.

So You Think You Can't Type On A Smart Watch? Minumm Keyboard Proves You Wrong.

So You Think You Can't Type On A Smart Watch? Minumm Keyboard Proves You Wrong.

Toronto-based startup Whirlscape published a video showing how users can type on a smart watch using its Minuum keyboard. It is currently in talks with smart watch manufacturers to put its software on their devices coming in the next few months.

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014

PlayMemories Online Now Available in Singapore

PlayMemories Online Now Available in Singapore

Sony's cloud-based photo and video service brings all your photos to one single place and organizes them by date, and highlights your better shots. Its 'All Sync' feature automatically gathers all the photos stored on your smartphone, tablet, or PC, uploading them seamlessly to your PlayMemories Online account.

Google Bans Extensions That Deliver Malware and Adware from Chrome Web Store

Google Bans Extensions That Deliver Malware and Adware from Chrome Web Store

Google recently removed certain extensions from the Google Chrome Web Store for delivering malware and adware to their users. The extensions started out as regular extensions, but took a more sinister turn when they were bought by malware companies.

The Samsung Galaxy S5 May Be Getting a UI Facelift

The Samsung Galaxy S5 May Be Getting a UI Facelift

There have been quite a few leaks regarding Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 hardware, but judging from a few recently leaked screenshots, a UI revamp is also on the cards.

VLC Gets Major Update to Include Integration with Google Drive and Dropbox

VLC Gets Major Update to Include Integration with Google Drive and Dropbox

Popular video app VLC has just received a major update that includes a redesign for iOS 7 as well as integration with cloud storage services Google Drive and Dropbox.

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