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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 […]


Understanding the Revolution that Was the Steam Engine

By Phineas Upham More than 2,000 years ago, humans discovered that we could generate power to move a device if we were able to boil water at a high enough volume. In 1606, Jeronimo de Ayanz y Beaumont obtained the world’s first patent to create a steam engine, but these early attempts were not very […]


The Best for the Apple Watch

The Apple Watch is the latest entrant into the new smartwatch category. There have been Android watches around for sometime now but all eyes were on Apple as they unveiled their watch. Thanks to an already healthy developer base, there are some great apps available for the Apple Watch. Dark Sky This is a very […]


The Importance of Having a Portable Power Supply

Read below to find out why you need a portable power supply as an aircraft owner. If you are considering owning a small aircraft of your own, then it’s important to know that you’re going to need a portable power pack to maintain its power. In airports, you might notice that there are two types […]


How AC Makes the Internet Possible

By MovinCool Most of us depend on a whole host of modern conveniences to get through the day. This might involve anything from cars and public transport to the smartphones we keep nearby at all times. Those are just a few examples though. There’s a long list of products and devices we should count ourselves […]


4 Simple but Useful Excel Functions

People who use Excel frequently often boast about how powerful this spreadsheet software truly is. They’re right. Yet most people wouldn’t know where to locate the Autosum feature let along Boolean logic, Pivot Tables and nested logic. Here are 4 simple, useful functions that should help you master Excel: 1: =SUM() This is the very […]




Twitter users decry reported plan to prioritize tweets

By Amy Tennery NEW YORK (Reuters) – The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending U.S. item on Twitter on Saturday, after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users’ tweets. The BuzzFeed report, which went live on Friday night and did not disclose the source of its information, said the social media platform will reorder tweets to prioritize those... [Read more]


Twitter users decry reported plan to prioritize tweets

By Amy Tennery NEW YORK (Reuters) – The hashtag #RIPTwitter became the top trending U.S. item on Twitter on Saturday, after a report from BuzzFeed said the company is planning to change how it displays users’ tweets. The BuzzFeed report, which went live on Friday night and did not disclose the source of its information, said the social media platform will reorder tweets to prioritize those... [Read more]


German competition watchdog wants ‘big data’ hoards considered in merger probes: pTechnology Newser

The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies should be scrutinized in merger probes because they have a big impact on competition, the president of the German antitrust watchdog told a newspTechnology Newser. Collections of “big data” – covering billions of internet searches, messages and other online interactions – hand Internet companies huge power they... [Read more]


German competition watchdog wants ‘big data’ hoards considered in merger probes: pTechnology Newser

The vast troves of consumer data held by big Internet companies should be scrutinized in merger probes because they have a big impact on competition, the president of the German antitrust watchdog told a newspTechnology Newser. Collections of “big data” – covering billions of internet searches, messages and other online interactions – hand Internet companies huge power they... [Read more]


Exclusive: Top cybercrime ring disrupted as authorities raid Moscow offices – sources

By Joseph Menn WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Russian authorities in November raided offices associated with a Moscow film distribution and production company as part of a crackdown on one of the world’s most notorious financial hacking operations, according to three sources with knowledge of the matter. Cybersecurity experts said a password-stealing software program known as Dyre — believed to... [Read more]