If you’ve a liking for installing old versions of Windows and choices like Linux on your desktops and laptops, be advised: It looks likely that several Windows 10 machines will be made to run Windows 10 and nothing else. OEMs will have the option to make it not possible to install other operating systems, according news Microsoft at a conference…

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A new creation could help blind people “read” books or any other written text without requiring for Braille. MIT researchers have done a prototype of a finger-mounted machine that uses a camera to scan text, which is then transformed to speech in real time. For visually damaged users, this is a change, A huge challenge, however, was figuring out how…

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Apple initiated its much-anticipated Apple Watch at an occasion in San Francisco last Monday, touting the device as a revolt in consumer gadgets. This is the company’s first new creation since it launched the amazingly successful iPad in 2010. Apple Watch comes in three editions – the entry level Apple Watch Sport, the mid-tier Apple Watch, and Apple Watch Edition,…

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In a step that critics concerns will inject political prejudice into search results, a Google research team released a statement this month on ranking search results based on how truthful websites are. They propose eventually using that to change Google rankings, which are currently based on website popularity. The Google researchers give, as an example, websites that say President Obama…

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Throughout the flood of hacks and data breaches at retailers, restaurants, health care providers and online companies this year, the one safe haven was the banks. Unlike other companies, banks had a long history of keeping bad guys away from our money and personal data. Unfortunately, that’s no longer something we can take for granted, as discovered recently when the…

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If one glanced through your smartphone or tablet, most of the apps installed there are free.. But free apps often have a privacy cost. When you install an app, you probably never read its terms and conditions. You merely click “Agree.” In the terms and conditions, the app developer typically reveals what data you are voluntarily handing over, such as…

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If you’re a parent, you should know kids pick up the most recent technology quickly. That means children maybe visiting sites that are totally inappropriate for their ages. And you might not even realize it. Here are five unsafe apps the children may be using, and why they shouldn’t Snapchat Snapchat is a picture-messaging app say to fame is that…

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American retailers and banks have, gladly accepted Apple Pay. Even the U.S. government made a arrangement with the company. though, it seems other places are being more watchful about the mobile payments system. China’s largest credit card provider UnionPay has yet to announce a partnership with Apple, despite multiple reports and hints from Apple CEO a deal is key to…

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The proposal for Google to looking into launching redesigned versions of its products for kids under 13 seems to really happening. The company is gearing up to roll out child-oriented versions of its most popular products next year. Yet no specific products were announced, but in the ‘popular’ category you’ll obviously find the likes of YouTube, Search, and Chrome. It’s…

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A new Android app named SnoopSnitch can sense surveillance efforts on your smartphone, including IMSI catchers (also called “stingrays”), secreted text messages and attacks exploiting the telephone-signal protocol identified as Signaling System 7 (SS7). The app launched for free of charge on the Google Play store. It can’t defend your phone from snooping, but it can tell you that the…

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