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Sara Rose

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She has spent the past 4 years playing the role of an IT consultant, and has now joined The Next Digit as a full time blogger. Her current profession is a result of her deep experience in computer gadgets, laptops, gaming accessories and other tech updates.

Picasa Will Retire Over the Next Few Months

Remember Picasa? Google seemed to forget about it for a while, but now it decided it was time to give the photo software the boot. Ever since the tech giant started focusing on Google Photos, Picasa became less and less relevant, so it’s getting the ax now. In light of the announcement Google made today, Picasa will retire over the next ...

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Vevo Wants to Replace MTV: New Apple TV and Android App

If you ask people what comes to their mind when you say Vevo, the answer will probably have something to do with the many YouTube pages of musical artists that Vevo sponsors. Because, let’s face it, if you’re watching a popular music video on YouTube, you’re probably doing that through the artist’s partnership with Vevo. However, the company wants to ...

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Frinkiac: Search Through Millions of Screengrabs about The Simpsons

Did you ever encounter moments in life that were best described by a line from The Simpsons? Yeah, us too. That’s why Frinkiac is the best news we got recently. If you’ve ever daydreamt about being able to search through millions of screengrabs about The Simpsons, Frinkiac is here to fulfill your desire. And don’t worry about seeing all that ...

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Xiaomi Smartphones Will Be on Sale in the U.S.

For the first time ever, Xiaomi smartphones will be on sale in the U.S. Even though the company is not as well-known on the American market, Xiaomi is China’s most valuable startup, growing to be one of the biggest smartphone companies worldwide in just six years. Recently valued at $45 billion, Xiaomi has focused of expanding in emerging markets like ...

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Kung Fu Panda 3 Releases Simultaneously in US and China

For the great majority of Americans, the beginning of each year doesn’t bring a lot of good news: some football, bad weather and second-tier movies. Cheap comedies and horror flicks – that’s Hollywood’s offering during January and February. Seeing that this has been consistently the slowest time of the year for ticket sales, Hollywood’s schedule makes sense. But this trend ...

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Uber Hopes to Control Reckless Driving with Smartphone Gyrometers

Fortunately, machines can’t lie (unlike humans). So Uber hopes to control reckless driving among its employees by turning to gyrometers for their monitoring. Uber is all about reputation: both drivers and passengers count on it when it comes to picking a ride. After each trip, the customers are always asked to rate their experience, and unruly drivers, for example, payed ...

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Google and Apple Are Making Great Progress with Self-Driving Cars

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Google and Apple are making great progress with self-driving cars, more than it was previously assumed. This is the assessment of Dieter Zetsche, Chief Executive of Daimler after a recent trip to Silicon Valley, one that was published in the German weekly Welt am Sonntag. While Apple is keeping quiet about how far it’s come with its vehicle development, Google’s self-driving ...

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Netflix Is Now Nearly Worldwide but Starts Blocking Proxy Access

Netflix Is Now Nearly Worldwide but Starts Blocking Proxy Access

It was only recently that the service expanded from 60 countries to almost the entire globe, so Netflix is not nearly worldwide but starts blocking proxy access as a result. It’s not clear which of the two was the original decision made by the company, but things seem to have changed by a large degree nearly overnight. Last week, Netflix ...

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Drones have Created a Huge Buzz During CES 2016

Drones have Created a Huge Buzz During CES 2016

Drones have created a huge buzz during CES 2016 – I’m talking about the toy-like quadcopters, not the unmanned aerial vehicles that are currently killing people somewhere in the Middle East. Yet, describing them as toy-like is quite wrong. You might picture them as futile gadgets for children, teenagers or young-adults, but they are much more than that. During this year’s ...

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Flexible LG OLED Display to Be Showcased at CES

Flexible LG OLED Display to Be Showcased at CES

Yes, ladies and gentlemen, it’s finally happening: the first Flexible LG OLED display to be showcased at CES 2016 is truly an outstanding example of technology. After multiple, meek attempts at curved screen technology that has been more or less successfully employed by a number of tech and gadgets manufacturers comes the big breakthrough. If you think that the curved ...

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