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    While we keep telling you about the latest technology-related developments and upcoming technologies like 5G, about 53% of the world’s population remains offline. A big chunk of this population resides in developing nations. Facebook tried to offer free internet with Internet.org initiative, but it faced setbacks due to its closed-garden ecosystem attitude. Talia–a popular satellite […]
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    10 Best And Free Media Players For Windows PC (2018 Edition)
    hich is the best media player for Windows PC — If you’re looking for this question’s answer, you’re at the right place. Apart from being a feature-rich software, a media player also needs to be simple, intuitive, and lightweight. If we take these factors into account, players like VLC, GOM, Media Player Classic, etc. are […]
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    Credit Card Fraud Reported After People Purchased OnePlus Smartphones
    f you purchased OnePlus devices through the official site in the last few months, your credit card details could be at risk. Many users who bought OnePlus devices later reported suspicious activity on their credit card statement. According to a security firm Fidus, the issue could be associated with how the payment process happens, not […]
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    12 Best Free And Open Source Android Apps Every User Should Try In 2018
    ther than Google, one of the reasons why Android flourished so quickly is because it is an open source operating system. It might be possible if the world’s most famous mobile OS were proprietary, you wouldn’t have been reading this post. Because there are things that even the mighty Google failed to establish, just like these […]
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    ‘Incognito Mode’ Is Coming To YouTube App, APK Teardown Reveals
    ou might have used the incognito mode or private mode mostly in the case of web browsers. It prevents web browsers from storing a users’ history and other data while they browse the web. Now, just like Gboard, another Google-made Android app about to get the incognito mode is YouTube Android app, and possibly its […]
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    This Company’s Tech Turns Your Smartphone Screen Into Speakers, Gets Acquired By Google
    oogle’s acquisitions don’t make headlines these days. It’s not because Google is acquiring uninteresting startups, it’s due to the fact that it happens very frequently. However, I decided to tell you about a recent and interesting deal as it involves a company that turns your phone screens into speakers. Named Redux, this British company has been […]
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    How To Open Any Website From Almost Any Screen On Your Windows PC?
    here are more than a billion websites existing on the web today. But the average number of websites a netizen visits on a regular basis might be less than 10 per day. When talking about everyday computer usage, after the PC boots up, a person has to open a web browser, type the URL in […]
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    Tab Warming: How Firefox Will Improve Web Browsing Experience? How To Get It Now?
    ozilla is working on another useful feature for their open source web browser Firefox. The company intends to make the tab switching process faster for the users and save some precious seconds during their browsing sessions. Mozilla developer Mike Conley described the details about Tab Warming in a post on his personal blog. It will […]
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    Beware! Fake Spectre & Meltdown Patches Are Infecting PCs With “Smoke Loader” Malware
    ne of the most common tactics employed by notorious cybercriminals involves taking advantage of the popular trends and creating fraudulent websites/apps to trick users. It looks like some of the players have tried to exploit the confusion surrounding Meltdown and Sprectre CPU bugs. Forget buggy updates which are causing numerous problems to the users, Malwarebytes has […]
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    Raspberry Pi Zero WH Hacker Board Launched With Pre-Soldered GPIO Header
    he Raspberry Pi Foundation is here with a new (not exactly) hacker board that would be surely loved by tinkerers and makers. Named Raspberry Pi Zero WH, it’s a new variant of existing Zero W. H in Zero WH stands for “header.” This makes sense as it comes with a professionally soldered header. It would […]
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    Thumbs up Instagram Now Shows Others When You Were Last Active, Here Is How To T

    Facebook Stories, a separate Messenger app, etc., are some of the irritating features that nobody asked from Facebook. In the latest addition, just like Messenger and WhatsApp’s last seen activity of users, Instagram users can now see the last seen activity of other users. The new Instagram last active feature can be spotted by visiting […]
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    JSPaint: Now You Can Use Classic MS Paint In Any Web Browser
    ast year, when Microsoft announced that it was going to kill Paint app after 32 years, an incredible amount of nostalgic feelings were expressed by the fans on the web. Later, Microsoft said that they’ll be bringing Paint to Windows Store. There exist tons of third-party MS Paint-alternatives on the web but the new JSPaint […]
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    Wine 3.0 Released To Run Windows Apps On Linux Efficiently — Download It Here
    ust recently, we told you that the support for Linux distros in VirtualBox is about to get a lot better with the release of Linux kernel 4.16. But, what if you wish to run Windows apps on your host Linux system? For that, Wine has got your back. The recent Wine 3.0 release is finally […]
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    IPVanish In-Depth Review 2018: A Fast VPN Service That Supports Torrent Downloading
    he world of VPNs is not limited to one or two services, there are many. And these VPN services have their own set of pros and cons that one needs to consider before buying one. Earlier, I posted a review of NordVPN — the one with a good interface and over 1300 VPN servers located across […]
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    Free Sweatcoin App Lets You Earn Cryptocurrency Just By Walking Around
    ryptocoins are all the rage these days and different startups are exploring new methods to make their apps popular. One such app named Sweatcoin has surpassed Messenger, Snapchat, and others to become one of the top apps on the App Store. It comes in the wake of another app “Google Arts & Culture” that’s enjoying an […]
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    Top 15 Best Free Data Recovery Software Of 2018
    ossbytes brings you a list of the best data recovery software of 2018 which are completely free. These data recovery tools save a lot of hassles after we accidentally delete some important files or we do not take backups before formatting a hard drive. Using these free recovery programs, you can recover your data back […]
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    Apple Adding A ‘Performance On’ Switch To Make iPhones Faster Again
    here is a good news for the owners of older iPhones. Now, Apple won’t secretly throttle the performance of the older iPhones given the reason it might bring bad days for them. Late last year, the iPhone-maker was much criticised after they publically apologized for slowing down iPhones after a while, followed by multiple lawsuits […]
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    Nintendo Labo: A DIY Kit That Turns Your Switch Into Cardboard Robot, Piano, And More
    t’s been almost a year since Nintendo Switch came into the market on March 3, 2017. The handheld gaming console didn’t have much problem in getting into the good books of the people. Now, in order to keep things fun and interesting, the Japanese gaming company has come up with a new DIY project called […]
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    Google AutoML Cloud: Now Build Machine Learning Models Without Coding Experience
    oogle has been offering pre-trained neural networks for a long time. To lower the barrier of entry and make the AI available to all the developers and businesses around, Google has now introduced Cloud AutoML. With the help of Cloud AutoML, businesses will be able to build machine learning models with the help of a drag-and-drop […]
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    10 Best Android Cleaner Apps Of 2018 | Boost performance, Clean Junk Files And Improve Battery Life
    outine maintenance is not a necessity in Android, but it surely is a good idea to clean your Android from time to time to boost performance, enhance battery life and get rid of junk files. That’s what Android cleaners are for. Do these Android cleaning apps really work? Cache files pile up over time and […]
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    Thumbs up Apple Will Kill iPhone X By Summer 2018, Predicts Analyst

    he latest research note from KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via Apple Insider) might come as a shocker for many. By this year’s summer, if sales don’t meet expectations, Apple could retire 2017’s flagship iPhone which has an unconventional design component — the notch. It would be the first time for Apple to not have […]
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    10 Best Text Editors For Linux And Programming (2018 Edition)
    he year 2018 is here. Just in case you’re looking for some powerful text editor for Linux to kickstart programming new year, you’re at the right place. While the debate of the best programming editors for Linux won’t end anytime soon, there are many editors that bring an impressive set of features. While Vim, Emacs, and […]
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    Beware! These “Forced” Chrome And Firefox Extensions Are Almost Impossible To Remove
    Google Chrome is often labeled as one of the best web browsers around for all the right reasons. Players like Firefox are competing by adding innovative features, but Chrome continues to enjoy an unparalleled popularity. However, this doesn’t mean that Chrome is 100% secure. A security researcher has spotted malicious add-ons that’s almost impossible to delete. These […]
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    Wehe: This App Tells If Your ISP Is Violating Net Neutrality Or Not
    ow that net neutrality in the US is moving towards its extinction, the internet providers have become free of the limitations of keeping the internet equal for websites. Although it might not be much visible currently, it’s possible for the internet providers to regulate the internet speed for websites as per their will. If you […]
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    NASA Testing A Small Nuclear Reactor To Power Human Colonies On Mars
    big part of our endeavor to create a sustainable habitat for humans on planets like Mars involves having a reliable power source. A long-term stay on Mars and interplanetary trips will need lots of power. To solve this problem, NASA is thinking of taking the nuclear road. The researchers at NASA, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and […]
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    Android Bug Hunter Gets $112,500 Bounty From Google For Pixel Remote Exploit Chain
    s a part of their Android Security Rewards and Chrome Rewards program, Google has rewarded a Chinese security researcher Guang Gong with $112,500 in total. Gong is the first to report an Android exploit chain after Google introduced bigger cash rewards for finding bugs. He reported the bugs to the Android security team back in […]
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    Firefox 58.0 “Quantum” Arrives With Faster Page Load Speeds And Code Compilation
    n November 2017, Mozilla launched its Firefox 57 web browser that was also called Firefox Quantum. It was hailed as a strong competitor to powerful Chrome web browser and we conducted a comparison of both browsers to give you a better idea. But, the story doesn’t end here; Mozilla is continuing to improve its work to […]
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    10 Best Web Browsers For Windows To Access Your Favorite Sites In 2018
    f you’re searching for the best web browser for 2018, you might have landed on the right web page. Apparently, using a web browser. We can call web browsers a door to the information space we know as the world wide web, not the internet (See the difference in our detailed post). All you have to […]
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    Microsoft’s New AI Artist Bot Can Draw Any Picture Based On Your Description
    ou might have read about Google AutoDraw AI experiment that turned your crappy drawings into polished clip arts. Going one step ahead, Microsoft researchers have built a bot that draws what you tell it to. The new artificial intelligence technology is programmed to pay attention to particular words while creating images from text descriptions. This […]
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    Thumbs up Creating AI-Powered Fake Celebrity Porn Is Easier Than It Sounds

    t’s January 2018, and the rather personal hobby, discovered in December last year by Motherboard, of the Redditor named “deepfakes” has become a topic of public debate. It has now triggered, a new kind of apps that can create AI-assisted fake porn. Basically, it means swapping the faces of celebrities with porn stars in videos. And it […]
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    Facebook Will Change Your News Feed Just By Asking 2 Questions
    few days back, Facebook said they would bring down the amount of news content in people’s News Feed and fill it with personal content from friends and family. But it might take some time for the company to do that. There was another change that CEO Mark Zuckerberg highlighted in a post last week. Facebook […]
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    Google Teases Android P Name Inside Digital Puzzle For I/O
    he annual developer conference, Google I/O, will be held between May 8-10 this year at the Shoreline Amphitheatre. Much like every year, Google dropped a puzzle for the curious minds to put their brains to work and figure out the dates. It started on twitter with a binary number decoding which led the puzzle solvers […]
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    Chrome 64 Released: Meltdown And Spectre Security Patches, Site-Wide Auto-Mute, Improved Popup Blocker
    oogle has started rolling out Chrome 64 stable to users running Windows, macOS, Linux operating systems. As already known, Chrome 64 brings much-awaited fixes for the infamous Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs that Google had already promised to deliver by the end of the month. Updates have been made to the browser’s V8 Javascript engine to […]
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    You Can Know What Diagnostic Data Windows 10 Uploads To Microsoft Servers
    icrosoft has released the Windows 10 Preview Build 17083 for insiders in the fast ring. Among new additions, changes, and bug fixes, the latest test build includes a separate Settings page for managing fonts in Windows 10. This goes in line with Redmond’s recent decision of bringing Fonts to Microsoft Store. The Quiet Hours feature […]
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    Adobe Photoshop’s AI-Powered Update Lets You Select Objects With Just One Click
    dobe has released much-awaited Photoshop 19.1 update loaded with lots of new features that are bound to make any enthusiast excited. The improvements are available for both Windows and Mac customers. The first and biggest change is the “Select Subject” option that makes object selection–one of the hardest parts of image editing–seem like a child’s […]
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    How To Access Google Drive Files Offline On Your PC, Android, iOS Device?
    oogle Drive is a massive cloud storage service that offers 15 GB of free space across Google Drive, Gmail, and Google Photos. It also includes Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, where you can edit spreadsheets, forms, presentations, documents, etc. and save them in the cloud. Google also has apps for these services across all major platforms. […]
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    New And Updated DuckDuckGo Tools Have Privacy Protection You’ve Always Wanted
    uckDuckGo, a Google Search alternative which promotes itself by saying it doesn’t track you, is here with a new set of tools which it claims can protect your privacy outside their search box. As of today, DuckDuckGo’s search engine provided solutions to the queries of more than 16 billion queries since its launch almost a […]
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    GBoard Go Now Available For Android 8.1 With Low RAM, Download APK
    oogle has made another addition to their list of Go branded Android apps that are intended for low-powered devices mostly running the Android Oreo Go edition. The new member of the Go family is a stripped down version of Google’s keyboard app called Gboard. The app is available as a Gboard update (v6.9.4) to the […]
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    Go Anonymous With Tails 3.5 Linux Distro: Get Latest Version With Important Security Fixes
    ust earlier this month, the creators of Tails Linux distribution released their updated version that included the steps taken by Linux kernel devs to mitigate the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. Within one month, they’re here with a new and updated version with more security fixes. The development team has strongly urged the users to update […]
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    Thumbs up How To Use The Unseen Currency Converter Tool In Windows 10?

    Since the time I came to know that a thing called currency conversion exists, I have been using Google Search to know the exchange rate for the currencies of different nations. On your desktop devices, many of you might have Googled something like “convert 12 dollars to euros”. You don’t even have to click on […]
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    How To Rebuild Windows Icon Cache Without Restarting?
    or each and every icon you see on Windows, the system stores updated information about them in a file called IconCache.db which remain hidden somewhere. The data about new icons is first stored in the main memory, and then the cache file is updated periodically. There might be cases when Windows fails to load the icons […]
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    Google Bulletin Transforms Anyone Into A News Reporter
    f you ever had dreamed of becoming a journalist but couldn’t do so, Google may have arrived with the right platform for you. The search giant is piloting a new platform called Bulletin that sails on the very idea of citizen journalism. Bulletin is Google’s effort to amplify their news service, and scoop more data, […]
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    Mycroft Mark 2 – Meet The Open Source AI Voice Assistant
    ycroft is a project that, until now, required some computer know-how to get going. What might be easy for a technology hobbyist or professional could be an intimidating experience for the average user. Because of this, there has been glaring void in the landscape of personal assistant software. The only feasible options for the technically lay […]
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    2018 Intel CPUs Will Be Free Of Meltdown And Spectre Bugs
    t would have been strange if Intel’s fourth-quarter had gone without the Chipzilla justifying its stance on the future of Meltdown and Spectre bugs. Intel CEO Brian Krzanich tried to assure investors during the earnings call by saying that his company is working “around the clock” with its partners and there is a lot more to […]
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    Microsoft Reportedly Creating ‘Polaris’: A Stripped-Down Windows 10
    aybe by next year, new consumer-focused PCs, desktops, and 2-in-1s could arrive with a lightweight version of Windows 10. No, it doesn’t have any links to the existing Windows 10 S – a spinoff of the Windows 10 Pro. According to a Windows Central report, Microsoft is working on a lightweight version of Windows 10 called ‘Polaris’. The […]
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    Facebook Will Change Your News Feed Just By Asking 2 Questions
    few days back, Facebook said they would bring down the amount of news content in people’s News Feed and fill it with personal content from friends and family. But it might take some time for the company to do that. There was another change that CEO Mark Zuckerberg highlighted in a post last week. Facebook […]
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    Google Teases Android P Name Inside Digital Puzzle For I/O
    he annual developer conference, Google I/O, will be held between May 8-10 this year at the Shoreline Amphitheatre. Much like every year, Google dropped a puzzle for the curious minds to put their brains to work and figure out the dates. It started on twitter with a binary number decoding which led the puzzle solvers […]
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    Chrome 64 Released: Meltdown And Spectre Security Patches, Site-Wide Auto-Mute, Improved Popup Blocker
    oogle has started rolling out Chrome 64 stable to users running Windows, macOS, Linux operating systems. As already known, Chrome 64 brings much-awaited fixes for the infamous Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs that Google had already promised to deliver by the end of the month. Updates have been made to the browser’s V8 Javascript engine to […]
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    Thumbs up How Did Google Wipe Out 700,000 Malicious Android Apps From Play Store

    It’s a common habit of humans and companies to flaunt their achievements every new year. Google has just announced that it managed to wipe out around 700,000 bad apps from Google Play in 2017. For their mass takedown of bad Android apps categorized as copycats, apps with inappropriate content, and potentially harmful apps (PHA), Google credits their […]
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    Bill Gates Stars In Code.org Video Series “How Computers Work?”
    he non-profit Code.org has brought a 6-part video series to make kids, or any mind, familiar with the basic ins and outs of the working of computers. The intro video of the “How Computers Work” series features none other than the man who paved the way for personal computers to enter into the lives of […]
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    Samsung Dethrowns Intel As The ‘World’s Largest Chip Maker’ After 25 Years
    fter the Korean giant Samsung’s chipmaking division reported its 2017’s earnings, it was able to beat Intel in its own game by taking the title of the world’s largest chipmaker. Intel was holding it for 25 years since 1992. Samsung Electronics sold silicon chips worth $69 billion, outperforming Intel’s $62.8 billion, Bloomberg reports. The company […]
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    Facebook Bans Bitcoin And All Other Cryptocurrency Ads On Its Social Network
    s a part of their refreshed advertising policy, Facebook won’t allow advertisements related to cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings (ICO), and binary trading, according to a post made by company’s product management director Rob Leathern. “Ads must not promote financial products and services that are frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices, such as binary […]
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    WannaMine: Another Cryptojacking Malware Fueled By Leaked NSA Exploit Is Rising
    ou might be able to recall the NSA exploit called EternalBlue which was leaked by the hacker group in April last year. The Windows exploit was later used to launch worldwide cyber disaster in the name of WannaCry. Another ransomware, also based on EternalBlue, followed a month later. Now, when cryptocurrency is on the rise […]
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    Google APK Teardown: New Assistant ‘Hotword’, Podcast Manager, Better Order Tracking, Etc.
    n the coming future, Google might add another Assistant ‘hotword’ that would remain alongside the existing “Ok, Google” and the recently introduced “Hey Google.” XDA spotted the hint towards the possible addition in the APK teardown of Google app v7.20 which is being rolled out to beta users. However, it’s only a speculation, and it’s unclear if […]
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    AI Researchers Might Have Solved A Bizarre 600-Year-Old Cryptic Puzzle
    he 15th-century Voynich manuscript, dated between 1404 and 1438, was discovered almost a century ago after it was obtained by a Polish book dealer Wilfrid Voynich in 1912. Since then, the manuscript containing over 240 pages and written in an unknown writing system made historians, linguists, and cryptographers scratch their heads. Next to nothing was known […]
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    Lenovo Says It Shipped A Hackable Fingerprint Manager With Its Laptops
    n case you’re running a Lenovo business machine with a built-in fingerprint sensor, you might want to install the latest security patch issued by the company. According to a security advisory published last week, the Lenovo Fingerprint Manager Pro software on many ThinkPad, ThinkCentre, and ThinStation systems contains a critical local privilege escalation vulnerability (CVE-2017-3762). The […]
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    Programmers Can Transform Any Webcam Into Microsoft Kinect
    icrosoft might have pulled the plug on their Kinect sensor for Xbox, but the motion tracking technology behind it still exists. It has inspired advanced biometrics tech like the Face ID on iPhone X, Apple bought the company called PrimeSense which created Kinect technology. Now, a programmer duo Or Fleisher and Dror Ayalon have worked out […]
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    Slow Computer? Feel Free To Blame Your Antivirus Software
    ou might be blaming and cursing Intel CPU bug patches for the slowness of your computer or frequent reboots. But there is a piece of software that might make your computer more time-consuming when doing tasks: your antivirus. AV-Test regularly examines antivirus software for different operating systems and provides a summary every month. Other than the […]
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    Thumbs up Disable Flash Player!! Critical Vulnerability Gives Away Your System C

    f you’re still among the netizens who use Flash Player, here is important news for you. In a security advisory published on Thursday, it’s daddy Adobe disclosed a critical remote code execution vulnerability that exists in Adobe Flash Player 28.0.0.137 and earlier versions. Adobe said that the vulnerability (CVE-2018-4878) is being exploited in the wild to […]
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    ‘Google Assistant Go’ Just Landed On Play Store, How It’s Different?
    hen YouTube Go was launched, it wasn’t known that the future would arrive with Google’s entire family of Go branded apps designed for entry-level Android Oreo Go edition devices, usually having less than 1GB of RAM. These apps include Files Go, Gboard Go, Google Go, Maps Go, etc. Some of these apps can be used […]
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    Google Wants To Create The ‘USB Of Styluses’, Joins Universal Stylus Initiative
    hen we think of styluses, we usually recall those thin plastic sticks that allowed us to use touch devices with precision. The came more advanced technologies like Samsung S Pen, Apple Pencil, and Windows Ink. The pain here is their makers have restricted these pieces of technology to support a limited number of devices. That’s the […]
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    Intel Spin-off Could Launch ‘Superlight’ AR Glasses This Year, Says Report
    ntel could sell their augmented reality business which currently values at around $350 million. The news comes from Bloomberg’s sources according to whom a newly formed spinoff could start selling AR glasses as soon as this year. The sources said that the division to be sold would likely be called ‘Vaunt’ and Intel would keep […]
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