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Pinterest adds cool private messaging feature built around pins

by Nick Adamson August 7, 2014
Pinterest released a new feature called “Conversations,” which is a private instant messaging service that really wants to be about pins. The site doesn’t want to be a place where friends simply hang out and chat in general — there are already plenty of options available, from Facebook and WhatsApp to Line and Google Hangouts — for simple […]
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Vine celebrity Shawn Mendes tops iTunes in just 30 minutes

by Nick Adamson July 29, 2014
15-year-old singer Shawn Mendes is a Vine celebrity from Canada.He released his first album Sunday night and thanks to his many loyal fans, Mendes reached the No. 1 spot on iTunes album charts in little over 30 minutes.  He asked the viewers to tweet “#ShawnToNumber1,” and the hashtag became Twitter’s top trending topic as his army of 1.5 million followers rallied […]

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Uber becomes legal in London after transport regulator’s ruling

by Nick Adamson July 4, 2014
Uber is now legal in London, after the city’s transport regulator, Transport for London (TfL), has ruled that the application is lawful and that it won’t be taking any action against the company. In a statement to the TfL board, Leon Daniels, Managing Director of Surface Transport, which governs London’s above-ground transit options, noted that other cab […]

Google acquires the streaming music company Songza for $39M

by Nick Adamson July 2, 2014
Google is buying Songza, a popular music app, Long Island-based, founded in 2007. The 6-year-old company is run by Elias Roman, who won a $4.7 million funding round from Amazon, Lerer Ventures and music manager Scooter Braun in late 2013. The app recently got a makeover. On the version for Apple’s iPhone, for instance, you can now play music videos […]

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Tetris game turns 30: EA gives away prizes for Tetris Blitz players on iOS

by Nick Adamson June 6, 2014
Tetris is celebrating its 30th anniversary today. The addictive puzzle game was designed by Alexey Pajitnov, and shot to international recognition when it was released with the Nintendo Game Boy in 1989. It took until 1988 for the USSR to figure out exactly what videogame gold-dust it had on its hands. Consequently, a state-owned company called Elektronorgtechnica (ELORG […]
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The ‘I’m Getting Kidnapped’ app keeps you safe from dangerous situation

by Nick Adamson June 6, 2014
Yes, there is an app for that now. The ‘I’m Getting Kidnapped’ app wants to protect you from getting kidnapped.It works as a distress beacon for its user. After you download the app, go to Settings, type a custom message such as “Hello, if you’re receiving this, I’m getting kidnapped. This is my last location, alert authorities.” Then you type the phone […]

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Apple’s newest ad shows what’s next: Health and fitness wearables, apps

by Nick Adamson June 5, 2014
Apple just released its newest TV ad called ‘Strenght’, which is set to the song “Chicken Fat,” performed by Robert Preston, originally written for President John F. Kennedy’s fitness program. The ad is a part of the its “You’re more powerful than you think” campaign. In the latest spot, iPhone users swim, run, and weigh themselves, all while connected […]
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Apple WWDC 2014: iPhone 6, new OS X, iOS 8, and a health app

by Nick Adamson June 2, 2014
Apple takes the stage at its WWDC (Worldwide Developer’s Conference) in San Francisco today. The show will begin with a keynote speech at 10am Pacific time. The good news is that Apple has announced that it will be live streaming the event, and has promised exciting announcements. If you have Apple TV navigate to “Apple Events”. The keynote speech […]
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Galaxy S5’s fingerprint reader can be hacked exactly like iPhone 5S’s

by Nick Adamson April 16, 2014
The Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor can be easily hacked, security researchers have revealed, placing owners’ devices and Paypal accounts at risk. It looks like the iPhone 5s isn’t the only smartphone whose fingerprint reader can be fooled by fake digits. SR Labs has just posted a video (shown below) showing that Samsung’s just-launched Galaxy S5 is susceptible to the same trick. […]

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Mercedes-Benz Just Leaked Google’s ‘Projected Mode’ in-car Tech

by Nick Adamson March 3, 2014
Google’s in-car solution called ‘Projected Mode’ will ‘seamlessly integrate Android smartphones within the vehicle’s dashboard unit. Daimler, the parent of Mercedes recently posted a job ad, that requested the service of a software engineer who could help implement Google’s upcoming in car system. It’s all done via a head unit, that would feature a large display, […]
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Top 25 Highest-Paying Tech Companies For Internships

by Nick Adamson March 1, 2014
Looking for an internship this summer at the tech companies? More than 4,700 US companies are hiring interns, according to the career company Glassdoor, but be careful not all internships are created equal. Glassdoor has compiled a list of the top 25 companies with the best-paid internships, and annualized, interns at all of these organizations make more […]

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Sony Smartband SWR10 Creates Detailed Log of Your Daily Life

by Nick Adamson February 28, 2014
The Sony SmartBand SWR10, announced last month at CES, is the first gadget to be powered by Sony’s new Core fitness tracking technology. It’s a wristband designed to be worn all the time. It featured an open micro-USB port tha it’s waterproof. It can be paired with a phone via NFC or Bluetooth, and combined with Sony’s […]
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Project Management Software to Comply Your Objectives Effectively

by Nick Adamson February 25, 2014
The concept of a project management is no longer restricted to IT. Several years ago business organizations began to mirror the IT project management role to ensure business success. Project management roles will continue to be adopted in business functions outside of IT, such as HR, Finance and Legal. The key challenge small, midsize and […]