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CES 2014 Booth Babes

Article by Shaun An Last week we attended Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2014). As always, this is the biggest electronics show of the year and if you never been there, it is quiet an experience. It is so big, that you probably need the full 4 days to visit every booth. I was there only […]


How to Cool Down an Overheated Laptop

Article by Pierre Zarokian Heat is not good for any computer. The hotter it gets, the greater danger of malfunctions and crashes or even permanently damaging your hardware. Although laptops don’t emit as much heat as a desktop does, the truth is that laptops are less ventilated than desktops. With that said, it’s important to […]


How to Install Any Version of Windows From any Disk That You Can Find

Article by Pierre Zarokian One of the common problems that Windows users face is not possessing a Windows Recovery Disc, thanks to manufacturers not distributing them out anymore. Worse still is the fact that new PCs don’t optical drives either. But there’s a solution: it involves procuring a Windows ISO files as well as Ei.cfg […]




5 Ways to Increase your Download Speed

Article by Shaun An Are you experiencing slow download speeds? Considering the latest developments in technology, that is required these days to enjoy the entertainment that the internet has to offer, almost all of us, would have faced this problem at some point or the other. So, here are some ways by which you can […]


How Does Blackberry Email Work?

A Blackberry is a convenient tool that allows you to communicate with others on the go. Because of this, Blackberry phones are great for businessmen, students, or anybody else who is always out and about. Using your Blackberry, you can place calls, send and receive SMS messages, and send and receive emails. But, how does […]


A Simplified Breakdown on Sputtering

Sputtering is one of the most common deposition methods available today. There are various way to deposit materials like ceramics, metals, and plastics onto a surface (substrate) to form a thin film. Among all these processes is something called sputtering, which has become one of the most common ways to fabricate thin films. Sputtering is […]


Chrome will block ‘behind the scenes’ Flash content in September, make HTML5 default in December

Google has a long term plan to replace flash on the Chrome browser. As part of that plan Google will, starting in September 2016 automatically block and behind the scenes flash content. There are a lot of these in use online and Google mentioned that more than 90% of Flash on the web is such […]


The benefits of an open source firewall

The closed source and licensed nature of most commercial firewalls leave very little room for any kind of alternate approach to running your own firewall. What if you wanted to pair your own hardware, or even virtualize one of the commercial firewalls? It would not be possible. There is now a solution to this problem, […]


Advantages of hosting at a data center

Written by Rack Alley When a company grows they always end up facing the same choice when it comes to hosting their website, build or buy? Smaller businesses will have some form of in house web server where they hosted the website, but as time and traffic grows, so does the bandwidth and resource requirement. […]


Google Chrome gets built-in Cast integration

The most amazing feature of Google’s chromecast HDMI dongle is to be able to cast your Chrome browser tab directly to a bigger screen. This is possible using the chrome browser extension for the Chromecast. Fortunately, it will no longer be a necessity as Google has announced that from version 51 of Chrome, the ability […]




Job ads show Uber expanding meal deliveries in 24 countries

By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) – Uber [UBER.UL] is making a broad international push into meal delivery, with fresh hiring and aggressive marketing as it prepares to take on local rivals in dozens of countries. In a sign of growing ambition beyond its taxi business, Uber is gearing up to deliver meals in Amsterdam this week just as Takeaway.com, the restaurant ordering leader in the Netherlands,... [Read more]


Job ads show Uber expanding meal deliveries in 24 countries

By Eric Auchard LONDON (Reuters) – Uber [UBER.UL] is making a broad international push into meal delivery, with fresh hiring and aggressive marketing as it prepares to take on local rivals in dozens of countries. In a sign of growing ambition beyond its taxi business, Uber is gearing up to deliver meals in Amsterdam this week just as Takeaway.com, the restaurant ordering leader in the Netherlands,... [Read more]


Disney, Microsoft among possible Twitter suitors: reports

(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co and Microsoft Corp joined a list of potential suitors for Twitter Inc, according to media reports on Monday. Twitter shares were marginally down at $23.33 in after-market trading. The microblogging service has reportedly started talks with a number of technology companies to sell itself, including Google parent Alphabet Inc and may receive a formal bid soon. More... [Read more]


Disney, Microsoft among possible Twitter suitors: reports

(Reuters) – Walt Disney Co and Microsoft Corp joined a list of potential suitors for Twitter Inc, according to media reports on Monday. Twitter shares were marginally down at $23.33 in after-market trading. The microblogging service has reportedly started talks with a number of technology companies to sell itself, including Google parent Alphabet Inc and may receive a formal bid soon. More... [Read more]


Tencent to donate 2 percent of profit as Chinese online charity grows

By Sijia Jiang HONG KONG (Reuters) – Chinese billionaire Pony Ma Huateng, the founder of internet group Tencent, on Friday said his company would donate 2 percent of its annual profit to charity and flagged growth in the use of mobile internet in China's philanthropy sector. Ma's pledge follows China's introduction of new laws earlier this month that provided a legal framework... [Read more]