Next year, Windows 10 will be an automatic, recommended update

A couple of weeks ago, Microsoft made an error which resulted in Windows 7 and 8x users getting an upgrade to Windows 10 against their will. The company quickly apologized and said that they are always working on providing their user base with the best experience, a part of...

Tor Messenger makes chat encryption easier

Tor, the organization behind the eponymous private browser, has just released a beta version of its chat program. The application is cross-platform and is already compatible with many services and chat protocols including Facebook, Twitter, Jabber, IRC, Google Talk and Yahoo. Obviously, the draw of this chat program is...

‘Miitomo’ is Nintendo’s first mobile game

Whenever Nintendo announces a new product, whether that is a video game or a console or even just a service, the world magically splits in half with the most extreme reactions seeing Nintendo fans clawing at the company for anything and Nintendo skeptics who constantly spell the doom of...

Oculus Social Alpha gives us a glimpse on multi-user virtual cinemas

The addition of a multi-user mode in the Oculus Cinema app has been under development since before its August 2015 announcement and it is finally here. Facebook and Oculus VR are cracking down on the social experience of the Oculus Rift and related headsets such as Samsung’s Gear VR. In...

The OnePlus X is the company’s $249 answer to mid range Androids

OnePlus may be busy with the release of its second flagship smartphone but it certainly is not that busy as the company has just announced the OnePlus X. The OnePlus X is the company’s third handset and it is taking an entirely different approach from the previous two models...

Jailbreaking your tablet and TV is now legal, reviving old games is not

Every 36 months, the Library of Congress (LoC) meets up to discuss the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), particularly its 1201 provision that has been used in the past to illegalize various activities such as unlocking your carrier-bound smartphone or sharing passwords of paid services with your friends. After...

EE launches wearable 4G camera

EE, one of the UK’s newest and fastest mobile networks, is always dabbling into a variety of tech hardware such as smartphones, tablets and even an action camera that competes directly with the GoPro. Now, the company has released the Capture Cam or “the world’s first 4G wearable streaming...

MagicStick is an impressively fast PC stick that also runs Android

When tech companies jump upon the bandwagon of any new product, the results are rarely great for that first period of experimentation. Most companies take the safe route and provide a product that consumers will like simply for the brand name as most of the offers are highly similar....

Samsung’s colossal tablet has been leaked, pre-orders start at $600

Tech announcements sometimes have a certain aura of mystery around them where one just has to wonder whether the discussed products will fail spectacularly or surprise everyone and be welcomed with open arms. Samsung’s gargantuan tablet, for instance, was one thought as nothing more than an extravagant rumor yet...

Kangaroo is a $99 portable Windows 10 PC that’s as small as a phone

If you thought that the PC-on-a-stick trend would force small-factor computers to disappear, think again. The affordable, portable mini-PC market is still a very lucrative one for the same reasons as before. Not everyone wants to make a lot of compromises just to have the tiniest PC possible and...

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How to open or save as WebP image files in Photoshop

As we discussed before, WebP is Google's modern format for lossy and lossless image compressions. It is basically aimed at replacing JPEG, PNG and GIF...

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How To: Add subtitles to Windows Media Player

Since loads of people refuse to abandon Windows Media Player but are still having problems with their subtitles, I figured I would make this guide...