New Google Maps update brings many improvements

Fan-favorite Google Maps has just received an update that touches upon a variety of aspects, including navigation, transit and "places". The new update is currently available in iOS devices running 6.0 and higher as well as Android devices that are 4.1 or higher. As far as navigation goes, Google has...

Nintendo planning new consoles for emerging markets

Nintendo has been having a lot of trouble keeping up with the current market of video gaming. The Wii U was not the success that the company had hoped for and they posted a loss of about $457 million for the fiscal year. This marks the third year in...

Dell announces new XPS 12 hybrid and refreshed XPS 13, 15

Dell’s popular line of premium laptops has just received a range of updates, most of which were already expected. The XPS 13 and XPS 15 notebooks got the most notable changes while Dell also announced an entirely new device with the XPS 12, its latest 2-in-1 that competes with...

Vimeo abandons Flash, goes for HTML5

In a semi-surprising move, the online video service Vimeo has just announced that they will be using the HTML5 format for their videos from now on. The overhauled video player has a far better performance, is accessible from a ton more devices and has a lot of extra built-in...

BitTorrent launches beta for ‘Project Maelstrom’ browser

BitTorrent’s P2P browser is finally available to everyone as the company has just launched an open beta that everyone is welcome to join. Well, everyone that happens to be a Windows user anyway as ‘Project Maelstrom’ has a long way to go until OS X is supported. The browser was...

Microsoft’s new tech lets you scan in 3D with your phone

While Google is busy working on Project Tango, Microsoft’s research team has created a new technology called MobileFusion that can turn any smartphone’s camera into a basic 3D scanner. MobileFusion was built on top of the previous Kinect Fusion project but the portability and wide availability of this new...

Skype’s translation tools are now available to everyone

Following a successful Preview period, Skype’s Translator app is now available to everyone as Microsoft has removed the need to sign up for the service, meaning anyone can download it and start using it today. The Skype Translator tool will allow you to effectively communicate in four voice-supported languages (English,...

Lumia 535 is the first in-house phone after Nokia

Microsoft has just announced its first Nokia-free Lumia phone, the Lumia 535. The new device is a mid-range budget device that looks a lot like previous models but has the Microsoft brand all over it. The company logo is written on the front where Nokia's logo used to be...

Europe’s Spotify royalties stand 13% higher than iTunes

Whether you are for or against music streaming, you cannot deny the success it has found, at least in the western scene. The biggest debate regarding streaming services is whether artists get enough money through them and whether smaller and independent musicians can actually benefit from them. It looks...

The portable ‘SteamBoy’ will arrive in 2016

One important thing that people seem to miss about Steam Machines is that they are not tied down to a certain range of specifications and designs as Valve has allowed manufacturers a lot of wiggle room in the creation of the Machines. And the best device to illustrate that...

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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...