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Thursday, 2 Jul 2015

California makes it compulsory for new smartphones to have software

California makes it compulsory for new smartphones to have software "kill switch"

A new law in California has now made it compulsory for all smartphones sold there to have a software-based “kill switch”. Stealing a smartphone there, is now meaningless.

Wednesday, 1 Jul 2015

Malaysians can now enjoy Apple Music with a free three-month trial

Malaysians can now enjoy Apple Music with a free three-month trial

Apple's music streaming service, Apple Music, has just been launched in Malaysia with a free three-month trial. Details about this service inside.

YouTube app for Android and iOS now does 60 fps video streaming

YouTube app for Android and iOS now does 60 fps video streaming

That’s right, folks. You can now stream your favorite cat videos at a silky-smooth 60 fps via the YouTube app on your Android and iOS device.

You can get Cortana's help in Microsoft's Office 365 as well

You can get Cortana's help in Microsoft's Office 365 as well

If your company is opted into First Release for Office 365, you can test out how well Cortana integrates into Office 365 in the latest Windows Insiders preview build.

There's a new Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 10158) out for PCs (update: It's now Build 10159)

There's a new Windows 10 Insider Preview (Build 10158) out for PCs (update: It's now Build 10159)

Microsoft has just released a new Windows 10 Preview Build. Called Build 10158, it is full of improvements in terms of stability and quality. It also includes several new features, particularly for the Edge browser.

Tuesday, 30 Jun 2015

Magic Duels: Origins to bring back the king of TCG to the digital plains

Magic Duels: Origins to bring back the king of TCG to the digital plains

The successor to Duels of the Planeswalkers ushers in the new digital age of the world’s best strategy game, Magic: The Gathering.

Shazam lets you see what songs the artists are 'shazaming'

Shazam lets you see what songs the artists are 'shazaming'

Shazam updates its music discovery app with new social features that allows users to see which songs their favorite musicians are currently listening to.

Facebook knows you support gay marriage and is keeping a record of it

Facebook knows you support gay marriage and is keeping a record of it

While the world celebrates the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize gay marriage, Facebook rolled out a rainbow profile photo tool that tracks your allegiance.

Monday, 29 Jun 2015

Windows 10 Mobile's camera app to have face-tracking feature

Windows 10 Mobile's camera app to have face-tracking feature

The latest update of Windows 10 Mobile's camera app will include a new face-tracking feature.

Soon-to-be-released Windows 10 Build 10154 appears on WinBeta

Soon-to-be-released Windows 10 Build 10154 appears on WinBeta

Windows 10's Insider Preview Build 10154 features a functional mobile companion app, browser option changes, a square profile picture, and more.

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