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Writer and specialized in Mobile Phones (iOS, Android, BB etc), who was with the TND team since it's inception. Other than Blogging, he is also pursuing his graduation on Business Management at CA, California University. All posts by Wayne

Edward Snowden, Now an Anti-Spying iPhone Case Designer

Edward Snowden, Now an Anti-Spying iPhone Case Designer

Edward Snowden, now living in Russia, still manages to hit the news. The former National Security Agency contractor has designed a smartphone case that can presumably help users avoid being monitored. The product was co-designed with the famous hacker “Bunnie” Huang. The device is called “Introspection Engine” and it is a one-of-a-kind smartphone case that Edward Snowden hopes to help ...

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Facebook Wants to Focus on Laser-Based Internet

Facebook Wants to Focus on Laser-Based Internet

Laser-based internet for wireless networks is one of the things Facebook is focusing on right now. Wired networks already use lasers to carry data through the optical fibers. Wireless ones, however, are based on microwaves and radio frequencies. Facebook wants to change that in order to provide a better service for internet users. Facebook’s Connectivity Lab is looking into ways ...

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Pokemon Go tips – How to Up Your Game

Pokemon Go PokeStop

Looking for Pokemon Go tips? The app is the new, exciting thing in town. It is on everyone’s lips, and if you are not one of the players yourself, chances are more than 80 percent of your friends are already playing it. How about you get that app and start running around town catching the characters? Pokemon Go is already a ...

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Messenger Introduces Instant Articles

Messenger Introduces Instant Articles

Messenger introduces Instant Articles, making it easier to view links shared by your friends, family, colleagues, and anyone you have on your contacts list. Facebook now provides an improved reading experience for users of the mobile app who are looking for a faster way to read the received information. In the last years, websites have become clogged with advertisement and ...

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Google Buys Anvato to Feed Its Cloud

Google Buys Anvato to Feed Its Cloud

Google buys Anvato to feed its cloud, announced the company’s officials on Thursday, July 7, on their Cloud Platform Blog. Anvato Inc. is a video software company that provides editing, encoding, publishing and distribution of media. Anvato is the newest addition to Google Cloud Platform’s team. Google hopes that the recent purchase will prove valuable in enabling scalable media processing ...

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Facebook Now Collect Money for Non-Profits

Facebook Now Collect Money for Non-Profits

Facebook now collects money for non-profits thanks to a new set of tools. Starting Thursday, a part of the US Facebook users is able to create fundraising campaigns right on the platform. This allows users to raise money for any registered U.S. 501(c)(3) non-profit. All it takes is a few clicks or taps. Campaign pages can contain a personal story, ...

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Oculus Launches 30 VR Games – What to Expect

Oculus Launches 30 VR Games

Oculus launches 30 VR games, including 20 new titles. The company has announced that the new goodies will become available later this year. The batch of virtual reality (VR) games comes in addition to the Touch Controller headset also planned to be unveiled at the end of the year. Expect to get your hands on Oculus Studios games such as ...

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Microsoft launched Planner, Asana’s Competitor

"Microsoft launched Planner, Asana’s Competitor"

Microsoft launched Planner earlier this week, a team collaboration tool in direct competition with similar software such as Trello, Slack, and Asana. Planner was first introduced in September last year. However, it was only available to select customers. Now, all Office 365 users can make use of the new app. This new addition to the Office suite follows the same ...

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Meet Zenbo: Asus Presents Cute Companion Robot

Many creative products have already been unveiled at this week’s Computex trade show in Taipei, but Asus’s creation might have stolen the show with its cute talking robot for the home. Marketed at US$599, Zenbo was pitched as a personal assistant that can assist in looking after elderly relatives or reading stories to the kids. But that’s not by far ...

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