IT spending around the globe to rise in 2014

The IT industry has been steadily climbing in recent years and 2014 is no exception. Analysts believe that we will see a 6.2 percent increase in the next year and the figures will rise even more in 2015. This is the result of both a growing industry on itself...

Microsoft announces Lumia 830 and 730

Microsoft showed off two all-new Lumia offerings at IFA, the Lumias 830 and 730. The first one is dubbed the company's "affordable flagship" while the 730 has already being crowned as the "Selfie phone". Let us see what has granted the two phones their titles now. Spec wise, the 830 is...

Microsoft to release an Xbox One wearable in 2015

It looks like the Band was not the only wearable that Microsoft has been developing as head of Xbox One component supplier Exertis Joe Officer revealed to PCR the company's device for a new device that will be paired with the video gaming console in 2015. Officer commented on the fact that...

AOC releases extremely affordable 4K monitor at $349

Anyone in tech will tell you that technologies such as 4K resolutions will undoubtedly replace current standards like Full HD (1080p) but only when 4K monitors become affordable. While there is still a shortage of 4K content in the market, AOC might have solved the issue on the part...

Sony to Host Event in MWC 2014

Sony is going to host an event at the first day of MWC 2014 in Barcelona. The premium brand has already started to send out invitations but didn’t reveal any details about the event. Could it be the debut of the long-awaited Sony Xperia Z2? Rumors say that the...

Google Wallet for digital goods to be discontinued in March 2015

Google has just announced that Google Wallet for digital goods will be no more after March 2, 2015. That means that you will no longer be able to use your Google Wallet to purchase things like ebooks, music and film. The company cites industry maturity as the reason for...

EmojiWorks now has a physical emoji keyboard with Apple’s designs

The obsession of the Internet with emojis cannot be overstated. Most people use emojis every single day on their phones and their desktops, they draw new ones all the time, adapt ones from other countries and even try to promote diversity with emojis for people of all races and...

Windows 7 PCs will not be sold after October 31, 2016

Windows 10 has already been installed by a considerable amount of people but Microsoft wants to increase those numbers by a lot more. One of the proverbial thorns in Microsoft’s backside is Windows 7, an operating system that has proven to be a bit too successful as users do...

Xiaomi sold almost 35 million smartphones during first half of 2015

Xiami, one of the fastest-growing phone manufacturers worldwide, has just announced that it sold about 34.7 million smartphones during the first half of 2015, beating last year’s sales by 33%. The company shows no sign of slowing down as it is has been the first smartphone manufacturer in China for...

Opera Mini will be available for Samsung’s Gear S

Samsung and its Tizen efforts just got a little boost via Opera as the company announced its Mini browser will be arriving for the Gear S smartwatch when it is finally launched. Although the browser is not a huge name in the more casual crowd, anyone who has heard...

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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...