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Google Chrome gets boost to battery conservation

Google Chrome is one of the most popular web browsers on the market, but it also tends to be one of the most punishing in terms of battery life for laptops. In a new blog post,  Tommy Li, a software engineer and ‘power conservationist’ at Google, says that his team …

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Lollipop 5.1.1 Update Doing More Harm Than Good?

Alright folks, let’s get down to business. Not too long ago, Android’s Lollipop 5.1.1 update was released to a variety devices in hopes of improving their performance and fixing the bugs that the previous Lollipop update didn’t fix. Unfortunately, Nexus owners are experiencing a lot of trouble after the release of …

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Apple iOS 9 Leaked?

Apparently, Apple‘s  iOS 9 has been “leaked.” By “leaked,” a couple of features have been listed off. It’s enough to grab your attention, but doesn’t capture the full spectrum of what the iOS 9 is capable of. The website Forbes mentioned several of the confirmed features. They includes the Force …

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iOS 8.3/8.4 Jail-broken?

Apple can’t stop the Apple community from jail-breaking it’s software. With iOS 9, Apple hopes to end jail-breaking once and for all. But currently for the iOS 8.3 and 8.4, people are having trouble tapping into the software. Concerning the iOS 8.3, the website Master Herald has pointed out that no one has …

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Pebble Time Halted by Apple?

There was a post on Reddit that discussed the legalities of Apple preventing Pebble’s smartwatch from functioning. Some think that what Apple is doing is illegal and point out that they’re able to get away with certain things, while companies like Microsoft aren’t able to. Now, the Pebble smartwatch was the …

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Microsoft dominates the mobile operating systems market

Did Microsoft conquer the mobile operating systems market?

Microsoft is fighting hard to become the most important player from the IT market, from all points of view. First they made open-source .NET, the free Visual Studio and they announced that anybody could compile the code for Android (Java) or iOS (Objective-C) directly for Windows 10. In other words, …

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Palabre, application of the week!

Application of the week: Palabre

When it announced it would close the Reader service, Google said that one of the main reasons behind decision was that service was no longer popular. It’s true, RSS technology has never been popular for the public, and Facebook and Twitter have further undermined the usefulness, but the Android users …

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