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Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 636 Mobile Platform

Qualcomm logo at fair

Recently, Qualcomm Technologies has revealed its new Snapdragon 636 mobile platform which will supposedly bring many improvements, especially regarding gaming, performance and display. Actually, this new mobile platform was officially announced on Tuesday, at the 4G/5G Summit in Hong Kong. It’s interesting that according to Kedar Kondap, the vice president of Product Management, this one will use the Qualcomm Kryo ...

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Android Updates Instant App Programming Kit

3D Android mascot

At the moment, and this has been going for quite some time, people are complaining about the instant Android apps from Google. Despite being marketed as phenomenal, they do not live up to the expectations. The problem is that they don’t work very well. Because of this, the company has to frequently introduce support for every device. And in its ...

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Saying Goodbye to AOL Instant Messenger

AOL Instant Messenger will be discontinued

During a time that now seems like it was forever ago, AOL Instant Messenger was the most popular instant messaging software. Everyone was using it as the gateway into the future of technology and the internet. It was the coolest thing to do. Unfortunately, that time is long gone and now, Verizon, who owns AIM, has decided to say goodbye ...

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Siri Mistook Bulgaria’s National Anthem for Despacito

Siri on an iPhone

It seems like Apple’s popular virtual assistant Siri can sometimes become a little bit confused. Especially when it comes to music. This is probably how it briefly mistook Bulgaria’s national anthem for none other than the hugely-popular song Despacito. How did this happen? Why? Nobody knows exactly, as Apple hasn’t yet provided an answer to those questions. The national anthem ...

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Strike of Video Game Voice Actors about to End

Booth for voice acting

Back in October last year, the unusual video game voice actor strike seems to be finally nearing its end. About 11 months since its start, the SAG-AFTRA union might have finally reached an agreement with the 11 video game companies the strike targeted. This union is the one representing the actors who borrow their voices for video games. Among those ...

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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Thinks AI Should Mean Cooperation

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

While talking at the Ignite Conference in Orlando, Florida, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that people should not be afraid of technological development but instead embrace it. The fact that technology evolves doesn’t mean that it is going to degrade our world. On the contrary, it should give power to the people, not take it from them. We should stop ...

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Elon Musk Makes Changes to His Mars Plan

Elon Musk during a presentation

About a year ago, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk announced everyone about his ambitious and elaborate plan to colonize Mars in the near future. This colony was supposed to be made out of one million people. This way, we could slowly re-locate on the Red Planet in case Earth will not host us anymore. Now, it seems like he decided to make ...

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YouTube-mp3 Shuts Down Because of Stream Ripping

Stream ripping, a form of music piracy

It appears like YouTube-mp3, everyone’s favorite audio-ripping website, has agreed to shut down after the Recording Industry Association of America sued it. Not only it will cease its activity, but it will also give the domain to the Association. It all began about a year ago, when the Association decided to sue the website and its owner in some courts ...

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Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX Spacesuit

Elon Musk talking on stage, wearing a brown t-shirt

On Wednesday, Elon Musk, the billionaire SpaceX founder unveiled the spacesuits that the astronauts aboard the Dragon Capsule are going to wear. It’s interesting that those new spacesuits have almost nothing in common with those that NASA uses and are instead black and white. Also, they are not the large and heavy suits we are all accustomed to see in ...

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