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Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015

Vivaldi is an upcoming web browser for power users

Vivaldi is an upcoming web browser for power users

There is an upcoming web browser that is aimed at power users. It's called Vivaldi, and is made by the former CEO and co-founder of Opera. There's a preview that you can try out for yourself. More details inside.

Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015

Cops want Waze to stop pointing them out

Cops want Waze to stop pointing them out

Officers in the U.S. want Google to shut down Waze's 'police stalking' feature, citing that it could potentially endanger officers and help criminals escape.

Facebook Lite launched for low-end Android phones

Facebook Lite launched for low-end Android phones

Facebook has launched Facebook Lite, a simplified version of its mobile social media platform that has been designed for low-end Android devices.

Monday, 26 Jan 2015

WeChat reminds everyone that they have web chat too

WeChat reminds everyone that they have web chat too

While WhatsApp's browser chatting was making the news last week, WeChat's trying to take some of that thunder by reminding everybody that it too has web browser chat functionality.

Friday, 23 Jan 2015

Thieves take photos with stolen iPad, gets uploaded to owner's iCloud

Thieves take photos with stolen iPad, gets uploaded to owner's iCloud

It's one thing when a thief steals an electronic device for their own use. But taking a selfie with a stolen iPad that's still synced to the original owner's cloud? Now that's really stupid.

Microsoft set to launch Office 2016 and Office for Windows 10 this year

Microsoft set to launch Office 2016 and Office for Windows 10 this year

Microsoft announced Office for Windows 10 and Office 2016, both of which are set to launch sometime this year.

You can now wear your Instagram album on your skin

You can now wear your Instagram album on your skin

Picattoo lets you truly show the world how much you love that nasi lemak you had for breakfast the other day.

Thursday, 22 Jan 2015

WhatsApp is on the desktop. Rejoice!

WhatsApp is on the desktop. Rejoice!

You can now use your full-sized keyboard to write messages to your friends via WhatsApp, that is if you have the latest version of the app and is using Chrome.

Dropbox further expands portfolio with CloudOn acquisition

Dropbox further expands portfolio with CloudOn acquisition

Throughout 2014, Dropbox has been quite aggressive in its acquisition approach to growth. This year may see the same pattern, with the first acquisition already being made.

Microsoft dreams of a holographic future; introduces HoloLens headset

Microsoft dreams of a holographic future; introduces HoloLens headset

If Windows 10 is the present, then Windows Holographic is the future. And Microsoft's first product for this augmented reality future is the HoloLens headset.

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