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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 »

Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update Starts Rolling Out to Nexus, Pixel Devices With December Security Patch

HIGHLIGHTS The new Android 7.1.1 will be available via OTA It will be rolling out to compatible devices over the next few weeks Android 7.1.1 brings new emojis, GIF support, and more After releasing Android 7.1 Nougat Developer Preview 2 for Nexus and Pixel devices, Google has started rolling out the final Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for compatible devices. The ... Read More »

Google Finally Patches ‘Dirty COW’ Linux Vulnerability With December Android Security Update

HIGHLIGHTS Active exploits of the flaw were discovered two months back Latest security update fixes several critical vulnerabilities The patch for the flaw was earlier expected to come in November In October, Linux security researcher discovered that a nine-year old Linux kernel flaw (CVE-2016-5195) was witnessing active exploits in the wild. The flaw was dubbed “Dirty COW”, an acronym for ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 With Windows 10, 8GB RAM Rumoured to Launch on December 30

Xiaomi’s Mi Pad tablet HIGHLIGHTS Mi Pad 3 pricing is said to start at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 20,000) It is likely to sport a 7.9-inch display Mi Pad 3 is rumoured to sport a metal body Xiaomi Mi Pad 3 tablet is rumoured to launch in China on December 30. The company is said to bring major upgrades to ... Read More »

Zuk Edge Launch Set for December 20; New Leaked Images Appear Online

HIGHLIGHTS Zuk Edge confirmed to launch in China on Tuesday It will be Lenovo’s fourth Zuk-branded smartphone Zuk Edge expected to come sport an edge-to-edge display The much-anticipated Zuk Edge smartphone – which was expected to be unveiled last week – will be launching on Tuesday, December 20, the company has said. Zuk shared a teaser on Weibo showing the ... Read More »

The Best Kickstarter Projects of December 2016

The Best Kickstarter Projects of December 2016 HIGHLIGHTS KickStarter helps fund innovative ideas before they become products Some memorable companies have been born out of crowdfunding This month’s picks include a lot of mobile accessories For most of us, Kickstarter is both a place of hope and despair. We say that because many projects on the crowdsourced funding platform never ... Read More »

Pakistan to close Down BlackBerry services by December Over security

The Pakistani government plans to shut down BlackBerry Ltd’s comfy messaging services by usingDecember 1 for “protection reasons“, the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority said on Friday. Pakistan, a nuclear-armed kingdom of a hundred and eighty million human beings, is plagued by usingmilitancy, criminal gangs and drug traffickers. “PTA has issued instructions to neighborhood cell cellphone operators to shut BlackBerry agencyofferings from ... Read More »