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Netflix killing your data caps? This new feature may help fix it. Netflix killing your data caps? This new feature may help fix it.
- May 10, 2016

Netflix offers a new way to consumers to keep a check on how much data its app uses when they are using the service. Now, however, it is rolling out to mobile device users on iOS and Android devices . In terms of bitrates, that now amounts to about 600 Kilobits per second. Based on its testing on cellular networks, Netflix found that this setting provides a good video quality without incurring overage fees or causing users to go over their data caps. (more...)
Microsoft Surface Phone To Look Like This? Microsoft Surface Phone To Look Like This?
- May 09, 2016

This report started when several retailers made a decision to cut the price of the previous models - Microsoft Surface Pro 3 and Microsoft Surface Pro 5, which is a good indication that a new model is about to come out. Meanwhile, there are also speculations that Surface Book 2 will also contain the Kaby Lake chip. According to reports, the device will be powered by Intel's upcoming Kaby Lake processor , which is said to be available later this year. (more...)
Mount St. Helens Earthquake Swarms a Volcano Warning Sign, USGS Says Mount St. Helens Earthquake Swarms a Volcano Warning Sign, USGS Says
- May 07, 2016

Magma stores are recharging inside Mount St. Helens, setting off a swarm of small earthquakes since last month, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. "The current pattern of seismicity is similar to swarms seen at Mount St. Helens in 2013 and 2014", USGS explained. Mount St. Helens photographed two years after the 1980 eruption. (more...)
NFL Draft 2016: Houston Texans Day 3 selections NFL Draft 2016: Houston Texans Day 3 selections
- May 04, 2016

They made a decision to pick cornerback William Jackson III at 24th overall - the third time in the last five years they got a cornerback with their top choice. Ngakoue produced 13.5 sacks as a junior and was a first team All-Big Ten selection. They caught only six interceptions, fewest in the NFL . It is apparent teams are none too keen on quarterbacks with personality, character, and leadership issues hounding around Cook like a bad odor. (more...)
Microsoft offering free Lumia 950 on purchase of Lumia 950XL
- May 02, 2016

The sale offers a Free Lumia 950 with every purchase of the Lumia 950 XL. Another major problem faced by the users of the Lumia 950 and 950 XL phones was that their battery life, which was rather strong and effective on paper, turned out to be a big disappointment as the battery fizzles out rather rapidly, especially when the users are using the 4G LTE connectivity. (more...)
Skype Bots Are Now Available On Mac And The Web Skype Bots Are Now Available On Mac And The Web
- May 01, 2016

Skype bots are now available on the Windows, OS X, Android , and iOS . Skype and Facebook Messenger added bots to their apps mere days apart. For instance Cortana could help a user find information, manage calendar and connect to other Bots that are relevant to the user, all without leaving Skype. (more...)
Facebook Releases Facebook and Messenger App for Windows 10 Facebook Releases Facebook and Messenger App for Windows 10
- April 30, 2016

The app on Window 10 mobile should be expected later in the year. Facebook Messenger and Instagram are also getting the Windows 10 treatment, but are not cached in the store yet for download. If you're unknown of the fact that Microsoft when it released the new Windows 10 a year ago, also announced the Universal Development Platform(UWP) to help developers build just one app, that after some small tweaks will easily run on devices with different screen-sizes and specifications. (more...)
Patriots take blatant jab at Deflategate as soon as NFL Draft starts Patriots take blatant jab at Deflategate as soon as NFL Draft starts
- April 29, 2016

California's Jared Goff, right, huddles with children and other athletes during an NFL Play 60 event at Grant Park, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Chicago before Thursday's first round of NFL football draft. So where does this leave the Patriots? The timing of this isn't much of a coincidence. If the suspension is not reduced, Brady would miss games against the Cardinals, Dolphins, Texans and Bills. (more...)
Distraught parents miss cruise ship with kids on board Distraught parents miss cruise ship with kids on board
- April 28, 2016

That is someone that has missed the boat and apparently she has her kids on the boat and she's not on there. She was yelling, "My kids are on there"'. That right there is not cool. "I didn't think they would do that", a woman remarked in the video. "That is someone that has missed the boat", Thomas can be heard saying in the background. (more...)
Games with Gold May 2016 revealed for Xbox One and Xbox 360
- April 27, 2016

As a reminder, the Xbox 360 games are also backwards compatible so Xbox One owners have access to all four games. Sony, the ball is now in your court- it should not be too hard to outdo Microsoft's showing this month with whatever PS+ has planned. (more...)
Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 1 Pics Released! Game Of Thrones Season 6 Episode 1 Pics Released!
- April 25, 2016

And those 13 will probably be broken up into two seasons. Pacific Time. So, if you're waiting for the 9 p.m. HBO showing, and don't want to know anything that happens in the season premiere before that, be warned that we'll no doubt be talking about spoiler-ific events in our comments. (more...)
Microsoft shares dive after disappointing earnings, but outlook is stable Microsoft shares dive after disappointing earnings, but outlook is stable
- April 24, 2016

Net income also dropped by 25% from $5bn to $3.8bn. "We are the only cloud provider that helps companies embrace the cloud on their own terms", CEO Satya Nadella said in an earnings call . Overall, it means that Surface, which was developed from scratch within Microsoft, is now generating more revenue than the smartphone division, which was purchased from Nokia for $7.2 billion in 2013. (more...)
Jewell: Takeover of Oregon wildlife refuge among several threats to US West Jewell: Takeover of Oregon wildlife refuge among several threats to US West
- April 24, 2016

She said she will travel to parks across the nation this summer to hear what people and communities want and need. In honor of Earth Day on Friday, National Park Week and the 100th anniversary this year of the National Park System, all national parks are free this weekend. (more...)
Microsoft's Windows Phone is dying a rapid death
- April 24, 2016

Phone revenues were down a hefty 46 percent from a year ago. Microsoft said the result was driven by sales of Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book notebook . More Personal Computing revenue was $9.5 billion, up 1 percent (3 percent constant currency), and operating income was also up 57 percent to $1.7 billion. (more...)
Microsoft Lumia 650 bringing Windows 10 Mobile to Cricket on May 5
- April 21, 2016

What's so special about the Lumia 650? Notifications in Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile can be extremely useful. Packed inside its body is a quad-core Snapdragon 212 processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of storage, a microSD slot, and a 2000mAh battery. (more...)
Microsoft Knocks $100 Off Several Surface Pro 4 Models Microsoft Knocks $100 Off Several Surface Pro 4 Models
- April 19, 2016

If none of these deals really draws you towards buying a Surface Pro 4 then you might have a better luck with a Surface Pro 5, which will be released this year. However, looking at Microsoft's Surface Pro release history, this may be a bit of a tall order. Because of this, Microsoft is even postponing the release of the Microsoft Surface Book 2, the Redstone 2 and even the long-rumored Microsoft Surface Phone. (more...)
Kate Middleton Baby Bump Watch: Pregnancy Secret Revealed In Bhutan?
- April 19, 2016

Kelzang said she and her team rely on traditional techniques from making the texture to dyeing the material. Earlier, they braved the rain to attend an open-air archery venue, where they tried their hand at the national sport. Asked if he had been able to talk to his two-year-old son and daughter, who is one in a few weeks, he replied: "Yes we have". "It was a wonderful experience". (more...)
HTC One M10 vs. Google Nexus 6P: Specs, Prices, Release Dates
- April 18, 2016

The HTC 10 is a fine looking device, better than what I initially expected from the company. When the company introduced HTC One A9 back in 2015, it was met with a lot of criticism as it seemed to be an exact copy of the new Apple iPhone 6S. (more...)
Microsoft Brings Its Best Email Client on Your Android Wrist Microsoft Brings Its Best Email Client on Your Android Wrist
- April 16, 2016

Android Wear is becoming a more popular platform for wearables these days, and Outlook was lacking features that allowed users to control emails from their smartwatches. According to Microsoft's description of the app, "This week, we're bringing the best of Outlook to Android Wear". Once installed, you will be able to check any notifications that pop, and use voice dictation and pre-set responses to bang out a quick reply, reported by Android Central . (more...)
Almost 150 FBI Agents Investigating Clinton's Use of Private E-Mail Almost 150 FBI Agents Investigating Clinton's Use of Private E-Mail
- April 15, 2016

Nepotism: Clinton intervened August 22, 2012, on behalf of her son-in-law, Marc Mezvinsky, in an effort to secure State Department assistance for one of his business associates with ties to a Clinton Foundation donor. Clinton's emails, even those later deemed classified , were sent to aides cleared to read them, for example, and not private citizens, they said. Clinton had also deleted 31,830 emails from her server that were personal correspondence. (more...)
Battleborn Open Beta now live Battleborn Open Beta now live
- April 15, 2016

Battleborn's Story Mode is a narrative experience that can be played entirely singleplayer and is better still when it's played cooperatively with friends. Dive solo into Battleborn's Story Mode or bring some friends for up to 5-player co-op in two full episodes, "The Algorithm", and "Void's Edge". Are you taking part in the Battleborn beta on PC or Xbox One? The content will allow you to experience the natural progression of the game as you unlock heroes, skins, taunts, titles, and more. (more...)
Microsoft Build 2016: Windows 10 running on 270 Million devices Microsoft Build 2016: Windows 10 running on 270 Million devices
- April 13, 2016

Additionally, the new SDK will allow developers to include extensions to their apps, just like Microsoft included extensions in Edge. As Microsoft has added third-party app support for Cortana by introducing "Better with Cortana " in the Windows Store, you may also be able to book an Uber or order Pizza with the help of this virtual assistant. (more...)
Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Cortana Outlook Extension Announced Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Cortana Outlook Extension Announced
- April 13, 2016

Microsoft has announced the Windows 10 anniversary update , which is being rolled out to Windows Insiders. It appears that only a limited, curated set of UWP apps will be available at first, with further apps eventually being added to the list. (more...)
SK reveals defection of 2 top officials from NK
- April 13, 2016

The North's Red Cross Society said the group was employed at a restaurant in the Chinese city of Ningbo, and they were taken to a Southeast Asian country before being flown to South Korea. The government has declined to comment on whether there are remaining North Koreans hoping to defect to the South. Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook acknowledged that "the commanders who are responsible for these activities" are "doing the prudent, appropriate, proper" thing by assuming the North Koreans ... (more...)
Eric, Ivanka Trump won't be voting for dad in NY primary Eric, Ivanka Trump won't be voting for dad in NY primary
- April 13, 2016

Trump did not say why his children were not registered as Republican voters prior to the deadline . "They feel very guilty, but it's fine". Trump added, "They feel very guilty". "No more allowance! " the NY billionaire said with a laugh. So did Donald just let slip that his kids were... registered Democrats?! "So Eric and Ivanka , I guess, won't be voting". (more...)