Facebook will now show you context-based notifications

Notifications are a huge part of Facebook’s mobile strategy as they constantly remind people to get involved with the social network. The fact that the company had not updated or upgraded the notifications until now was kind of suspicious but it turns out that Facebook has been working on...

‘AirConsole’ is a browser-based gaming platform that uses your smartphone as a controller

If you have been itching for a new way to play some local multiplayer games with your friends, I might have just the thing for you with a newly released browser-based gaming platform by the name of AirConsole. The platform, which you can go ahead and visit right away,...

Bing is finally profitable

Winds are changing over at Microsoft Bing’s offices as the search engine has just become profitable for the first time ever. Microsoft had previously promised the world (and its shareholders) that Bing would stop losing money and start bringing cash in during the fiscal year 2016 but even those...

Microsoft Edge will not get extensions until 2016

Microsoft’s Edge browser was one of the most pleasant surprises of Windows 10 with a minimalist UI and very fast performance. The main issue with it is that Microsoft took that minimalist approach a bit too far which means that the browser is lacking in essential features, including extensions....

Chrome Canary gets its own security panel so anyone can test a website’s security

Just because a websites says it is secure does not make it true. As millions of users will gladly tell you, the Internet is not really a safe place when you are not careful and the security padlock icon is not nearly enough to make users feel secure, especially...

Innerexile’s new screen protect heals scratches in a second

Last year, a company called Innerexile took a place in the spotlight with an iPhone case that could heal itself from light scratches. The neat technology combined with the low price point proved vital to the popularity of the case and the company is now back with an even...

Samsung’s latest battery tech just paved the way for new types of wearables

Samsung’s battery department has just revealed a couple of new battery prototypes that aim to solve the main hurdle of building strange-looking wearable devices. Though we can actually build all kinds of devices, the main issue with the portable ones is providing them with enough power to be worth...

“Cloud-first” Nextbit Robin smartphone goes up for pre-orders starting at $399

Nextbit recently made headlines with the Robin, the self-professed “cloud-first” smartphone with a unique design and an equally distinct premise. The device managed to gather $1.36 million on Kickstarter where it sold for $50-100 less than the retail price and now the company has made the phone available for...

Nike’s self-lacing ‘Back to the Future’ shoes are now real

Back to the Future Day is over but the good news is that bad memes and a myriad of related pictures were not the only things left at the end. In fact, Nike sneakily announced that its self-lacing shoes that were originally featured in the second movie of the...

Magic Leap releases its first real AR video, tech is still a secret

Magic Leap, the secretive augmented reality with Google’s backing, has just released a video shot directly through the company’s tech with no special effects or compositing. You might remember that the company had released a promotional video back in March but that one was not exactly a clear representation of...

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Connect Gmail and Google Calendar to Cortana in Windows 10

Compared to its rivals from other platforms, Cortana is not yet on par. However, it keeps receiving useful features that have certainly set Microsoft's...

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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...