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A mysterious Windows 10 app named Cellular Data from Microsoft hints at Microsoft working on data SIM cards for Windows devices. The app allows users to stay connected anywhere in the world by purchasing a data pack from Microsoft’s partner providers. Microsoft will soon be launching SIM cards which could make the current contract system with network providers obsolete. The Verge notes an app release by Microsoft in the Microsoft Store named Cellular Data. The…

Privacy groups across the world have criticized Google over privacy concerns. This time, American parents are concerned Google is collecting data of their children through its suite of education apps. Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), a non-profit organization with a mission to “defend civil liberties in the digital world,” filed a complaint against Google with Federal Trade Commission (FTC). The EFF accuses Google of collecting and mining private information of school children. In a recent post, the…

Want to get notified if your Microsoft account is subjected to state-sponsored hacking? According to the official Microsoft Blog, the Redmond tech giant has taken the additional step to keep user’s personal information secure. In a blog post, Microsoft announced it will notify users if there is evidence of state-sponsored hacking of their account. It now joins Google, Facebook, Twitter and Yahoo in stepping up security on user accounts. We already notify users if we believe…

It may be the end of Major League Gaming (MLG) as we know it. MLG, the host of popular e-gaming tournaments for “Halo,” “Call Of Duty” is set for acquisition by Activision Blizzard Inc. New York-based Major League Gaming, a professional e-sports organisation is all set to be acquired. The Board of Directors of Major League Gaming has reportedly approved an Asset Purchase Agreement with gaming company Activision Blizzard Inc. This gives Activision a majority…

Experience Swiss Alps, the Sahara Desert and Pacific Ocean’s Marina Trench the same day at the comfort of your living room. This is what virtual reality has promised us in the past. 2016 may just be the year of VR with a host of products ready to be showcased at the Consumer Electronic Show (CES). American computer scientist Ivan Sutherland, with the help of his student Bob Sproull, arguably developed the world’s first virtual reality…

Hear a doorbell while watching a movie in living room? How about flicking the remote to check on the visitor? Flick it again to check on the time on microwave or to see if your washing machine is done with your laundry. Sounds futuristic? Its 2016’s internet of things (IoT) offer for you from Samsung Electronics. Samsung Electronics 2016 line up of smart TVs will be IoT ready. All of Samsung’s 2016 Superior 4K UHD…

Fans of Pokemon rejoice! The limited edition Wii U Controller for “Pokken Tournament” is scheduled for US release in March 2016. A pre-order listing at Amazon confirms imminent US arrival of Wii U controller for “Pokken Tournament.” The “Pokken Tournament” Pro Pad Limited Edition Controller for Nintendo Wii U listing confirms March 18 as the US release date. The Wii U Controller is designed by HORI, who also designed the official “Pokken Tournament” arcade cabinet controller. The controller is designed to mimic…

We all know the mini version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S series. But where is the compact version of the Samsung Galaxy S6? New leaks on an online retailer site hint at an imminent release of the Galaxy S6 Mini. Samsung hasn’t released a mini version of its flagship Samsung Galaxy S6 this year. Yet, according to a leak from Dubai-based e-commerce firm LetsTango, it appears a Samsung Galaxy S6 Mini is scheduled to be…

Why Timetune? “Be regular and orderly in life so you may be violent and original in work” said Gustave Flaubert, 19th Century French novelist. Timetune assists this in 21st century through app. It schedules a routine for you to boost productivity. The Android app comes as both free version and paid version. This review is for version 1.4.7.2 on Android 5.0.2. Features Timetune app allows users to set daily routine and manage time for it.…

What is Connections app? Connections is an Android app offering by Microsoft Garage- which is Microsoft’s version of Google Labs. It claims to be the go-to app to manage all interactions with your contacts. Connections app allows users to organize information on contacts at one place using notes and reminders. This Android app is free and this review is for version 1.0 on Android 5.0.2. Features The Connections app allows users to categorize contacts into…

HTC could unveil the HTC One X9 tomorrow. Specifications indicate it could just be the right present for Christmas and the New Year! Taiwan-based HTC has released a teaser image in Chinese micro-blogging site Weibo. The big ‘X’ mark along with highlighted capacitive buttons suggest the teaser is about December 24 release of HTC One X9. HTC One 9 has made its appearance in various leaks over the past month. Photos suggest the One X9…

Rumor around mass production of self-driving cars is taking shape with alleged Google-Ford deal. We could get a confirmation on this as early as Jan. 4! Internet giant Google is said to be in talks with Ford for next-generation self-driving cars according to Automotive news. An official announcement could be made in International Consumer Electronics Show as early as Jan 4, if the deal is finalized. Google and Ford have both been guarded in their response, preferring…

What is Yoga Guru? Yoga Guru is an Android application that helps you keep fit through yoga and breathing exercises. It offers a yoga course along with individual packages for specific needs. The app works on Android 4.3 and above and this review is for Yoga Guru version 2.1.0 Ease of Use The app opens to a tab-interface. There is a tab for- workout packages (“Single”), Yoga course (“Timeline”), health articles (“Articles”) and progress…