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An In-Depth Look at New WiFi Standards Debuting in 2016

WiFi requires no introduction since most of use it every day. While a lot of people may know about it, most people never really notice which WiFi standard is used by their routers. Knowing your WiFi standard can prove helpful in knowing its speed and range. You can check your WiFi router’s specs on its back or bottom if you like. However, this …

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Group Video Feature For Skype Comes To Android, iOS And Windows 10 Mobile

Skype will be celebrating its 10 year anniversary with a brand new feature coming to Android, iOS and Windows 10 Mobile called Group Video. In an effort to increase its presence across the globe as well as to simplify video calling from mobile devices, Group Video will be available on all three major smartphone operating systems.   How Will This …

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Reduce Eyestrain with the Best Apps for PC, Mac, iOS and Android

Prolonged usage on any kind of display, whether it is your PC, a Mac or a mobile device, is detrimental for your eyes. Chances are that your eyes will start to experience a severe discomfort, which can even give rise to eye inflammation or even eyesight problems in some cases. Even when you start using your smartphones while lying in …

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Facebook Instant Articles Now Available for Android Users

Previously, iPhone owners were treated to Facebook’s Instant Articles feature, resulting in faster loading articles for readers. Now, the feature has been branched out to Android devices, meaning that you will finally be able to experience Facebook’s brand new feature on your smartphone or tablet powered by Google’s mobile platform. According to the company, the Instant Articles feature will load …

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Cybercriminals will target Apple in 2016, say experts

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting Apple devices and 2016 will see a rise in attacks on its operating systems, security experts suggest.According to security firm Symantec, the amount of malware aimed at Apple’s mobile operating system (iOS) has more than doubled this year, while threats to Mac computers also rose. Security firm FireEye also expects 2016 to be a bumper year …

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Facebook Brings Offline Comments, Improves News Feed On Slow Connections

Facebook is constantly testing new ways to enhance user experience and make it smoother and more addictive. The social network has announced that it will be updating its News Feed to improve its performance over slow connections. The update will bring constant relevant stories to the News Feed on slow connections and enable offline comments. Low Connection Speeds and Facebook …

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SwiftKey Symbols is a Custom-tailored App for Special Communication Needs

SwiftKey has announced a special version of their app called SwiftKey Symbols. The app is geared towards assisting “non-verbal individuals with special needs”. The SwiftKey team came to the decision to create this new app after some of the team members had trouble dealing with autism in their families.  A Swiftkey for Autism? SwiftKey Symbols seems to be the perfect …

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INSTAGRAM ’S NEXT UPDATE TO SUPPORT MULTIPLE ACCOUNTS ON ANDROID

If reports are to be believed, the the new Instagram app version 7.12.0 on Android might begin supporting multiple accounts on one device. This is the first time, since its inception, that Instagram has even thought of the possibility of multiple accounts. However, not everyone who downloads the newest version of the app will receive this feature as it is …

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MICROSOFT SENDS OUT CORTANA TO BE TESTED BY IOS USERS

After providing a version of Cortana to Android users, Microsoft is now looking for Windows Insiders willing to test Cortana on iOS. This process is underway as reports surfaced suggesting that iOS testers have received an email alerting them that Microsoft’s virtual personal assistant was available for download. This version of Cortana for iOS offers voice responses to questions, provides …

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Faceshift: Apple buys Star Wars motion-capture company

Apple has purchased the company behind motion-capture technology used in the latest Star Wars film.Faceshift, a Zurich based start-up, specialises in software that allows 3D animated characters to mimic the facial expressions of an actor. Apple has now bought the company, though it is not known how much the deal cost the tech giant. It is also unclear what Apple’s …

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