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Can smart cooking gadgets make you a better cook?

For some, it was Julia Child who taught them how to put a meal on the table. Later on came Saturday mornings watching Ina Garten or Emeril Lagasse. But for future generations of home cooks, it’s not going to be a celebrity chef or even some viral Facebook video that will teach them how to cook dinner: It’ll be their ... Read More »

Dr Gadget Has The Kitchen Tools To Make Feeding Holiday Guests Easier

The holidays are here and for many people that means family is in town! Here with some great kitchen gadgets to make feeding all those extra mouths easier this holiday season is Dr. Gadget. He’s also a spokesperson for the products he’s showing us and we’re giving everyone a chance to win them! Watch the video to find out how ... Read More »

Vodafone Now Offering Rs. 2,200 Cashback on Select Micromax 4G Smartphones

Vodafone India on Thursday announced a new partnership with Micromax, where it will offer cashbacks on various entry-level Micromax 4G smartphones. The new offers follow on the first partnership between Vodafone and Micromax last month, when Vodafone offered a cashback on the Micromax Bharat 2 Ultra to bring its effective price to Rs. 999. Notably, the trend of announcing an ‘effective price’ when taking into account cashbacks was ... Read More »

Samsung Dominates Global Smartphone Sales in Q3 2017, Says Gartner

With 22.3 percent market share, Samsung pipped Appleto grab the top spot in the global smartphone sales to end users (by vendor) in the third quarter of 2017, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. Apple registered a distant 11.9 percent market share while Huawei 9.5 percent at third spot as the global smartphone sales reached 383 million units in the third quarter. In the ... Read More »

Google Stole Data From 5 Million iPhone Users in the UK, Lawsuit Alleges

A consumer activist launched Thursday a lawsuit accusing Google of illegally collecting data on more than five million British iPhone users, who could possibly see a payout reaching into the hundreds of millions. A campaign group dubbed ‘Google You Owe us’ says the tech giant owes consumers “trust, fairness and money” after unlawfully placing cookies on mobile phones between 2011 and 2012. ... Read More »

Apple Sold 46.7 Million iPhone Units and 10.3 Million iPad Units Last Quarter

Apple Inc on Thursday reported better-than-expected earnings and offered a rosy forecast for the holiday shopping season, allaying investor concerns about production delays on the new iPhone X and demonstrating remarkable strength across its growing line of products and services. The stellar earnings report came just as the iPhone X went on sale Friday morning in Australia. Long lines were forming at Apple ... Read More »

Free Upgrades to Windows 10 to End on December 31, Microsoft Reveals

If you use Microsoft’s accessibility features and want a free upgrade to Windows 10, better hurry up because Microsoft is closing this last deal on December 31. Microsoft mostly stopped offering free upgrades to Windows 10 in July last year but users who use accessibility features, got an extension of that promo, a report in ZDNet said on Saturday. Accessibility features in Windows are ... Read More »

iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has released a three-step guide to manually fix issue The issue changes the letter “i” to letter “A” An update with its fix is likely to be rolled out soon Some users with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS 11.1 have reported an annoying issue that autocorrects the letter “i” to the letter “A” and a symbol ... Read More »

Facebook Partners Nielsen to Unveil Ad Performance Measurement Solutions

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook, Nielsen launch “Nielsen Total Brand Effect with Lift” solution Advertisers can interpret their cross-platform results Available to eligible advertisers via their Facebook representative In a bid to provide brands way to compare advertisements performances, Facebook has introduced new measurement solutions that will enable advertisers to see the impact of their ad campaigns on the social networking platform and TV. Facebook, ... Read More »

Microsoft, Facebook Complete the Highest-Capacity Subsea Cable to Cross the Atlantic

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft, Facebook, Telxius have laid a 6,598 km cable The cable is capable of transmitting 160 terabits of data per second Speed delivered by Marea can stream 71 million HD videos simultaneously In an incredible feat, Microsoft, Facebook and the telecom infrastructure company Telxius have laid a 6,598 km cable across the Atlantic Ocean that is capable of transmitting 160 terabits of ... Read More »