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A Shattered Collection of My Best Memories: An Immediate Solution Thanks to Stellar Photo Recovery

Who doesn’t love creating new memories and saving them as photos on a smartphone, PC, or any other digital media? While many of us share some on social media, we keep the most precious and private ones to ourselves. Sadly, my hard drive of photos became corrupted, which held images…

Adobe Acrobat Pro is the ultimate solution for increased productivity

Disclosure: Our team is always looking for things we think our readers will value. We have received compensation for publishing this article. Despite our many technological advances today, we still sit with situations where we open several apps for a task. You use one to compile a document, another one…

GOM Mix Max’s Big Launch

GOM & Company is releasing its newest video editing software, GOM Mix Max, with a big launch celebration. Focused on balancing high-quality and plentiful features, GOM Mix Max will be a powerful tool for new editors and veterans alike. Users who sign up now can get GOM Mix Max for free for…

13 Pen Drives That Make Storing Data More Fun
Pen drives have revolutionized the way we store and carry data – remember the days of old when you had to transfer information to a CD, or even worse a floppy disk?! Not only is it now easier to store all of your vital information, it can also look... Read more
Need a New Facebook Profile Picture? Take A Cue From This Guy!
If your Facebook profile picture is looking a little stale and boring, then take a cue from Reddit user Fender2322, who so far has chosen to remain anonymous. His friend has helped him stage some very clever and arty self-portraits, which are not only perfectly shot but also come... Read more
The Top Business Apps You Need For Your Phone and Tablet
Thanks to smartphones and tablets, the working world is no longer restricted to the office desk and instead is available at the touch of a button. These brilliant business apps will get the job done, whatever your business needs and ensure you keep things running smoothly 24/7. TurboScan Image... Read more
Xiaomi Announces Redmi 2
Xiaomi announcements might not mean much in the U.S., but in China they are treated like Apple announcements, with millions on Weibo talking about the recently announced Redmi 2. Selling over 60 million smartphone units in 2014, Xiaomi is currently the largest smartphone seller in Mainland China, recently expanding... Read more
Alcatel One Touch Smartwatch Costs $149, Will Work With iOS
Alcatel One Touch announced more information about the WATCH at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015 in Las Vegas, following a teaser earlier in the week. The WATCH will run Alcatel One Touch’s own software, instead of confining itself to Android Wear. The software will work with iOS and... Read more
10 Reasons Why Men Should Try Pinterest
Pinterest has become my go-to place for when I need ideas on pretty much everything in life. I love searching for new hairstyle ideas, fashion or dream holidays. However it seems that Pinterest has a name for being a “girl thing”. Perhaps it’s the fact that you have to... Read more
Ubisoft Looking For Far Cry Future Ideas In New Survey
Ubisoft changed the formula on Far Cry 3, going from a rather serious first-person shooter to a playground full of new and weird characters and weapons. Far Cry 4 continued the trend of wacky characters and a different setting, but for the next installment Ubisoft is asking the fans... Read more
PlayStation Now Available On January 13 With Subscription Service
Sony has been working on the PlayStation Now beta for a few months, fixing some of the kinks on the service, and adding a new subscription option, for customers who don’t want to rent a video game. The streaming service will launch on January 13 across the U.S. and... Read more
Kim Dotcom Working On Encrypted Messaging Service, Named MegaChat
Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom has announced his team at Mega is working on an encrypted messaging service, named MegaChat, to apparently kill Skype. Kim wrote on Twitter: “Mega will soon release a fully encrypted and browser based video call & chat service including high-speed file transfers. Bye bye Skype... Read more
Xiaomi Arch Looking To Challenge Galaxy Note Edge With Curved Display
Xiaomi has never been one to back down from new innovative designs, even if it has branded them the Apple copycat in China. The Xiaomi Arch does not take cues from Apple however, but from Samsung. The Xiaomi Arch features the same sort of double edge display Samsung first... Read more
iDevices Accounted For More Than 50% Of Activations Over Christmas
Apple’s is still the king of the holidays when it comes to tech gadgets, accounting for 51 percent of all mobile and tablet activations on Christmas Day, according to mobile analytics firm Flurry. Even with the rather lackluster 2014 for the iPad, Apple has managed another two quarters of... Read more
FCC Makes It Easier For Internet TV To Compete Against Cable
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has adopted a proposal to make internet TV providers have the same privileges as cable and satellite services. Currently, internet TV services are not held in the same fashion as satellite and cable services, meaning network programmers can simply deny service, and sue those... Read more
‘Ok Google’ Coming To Chromebook
Google might be porting another Android feature to Chrome OS in the next update, this time the virtual assistant, which responds to ‘Ok Google’ commands. François Beaufort announced the feature would be coming to the experimental version of the Chromium project, and will be further tested before an official... Read more
Withings Activite Offers A Classic Smartwatch Design
For the most part, smartwatches in 2014 featured poor design, decent performance and an overwhelming sense of tediousness. Withings wants to change the model for smartwatches, by offering an experience extremely close to a normal watch. The Withings Activite is the first smartwatch to fit the normal watch aesthetic,... Read more
Apple 12-inch MacBook Air Coming In Early 2015
Apple’s MacBook Air range currently consists of 11 and 13-inch screen options, but for the past two years customers have been pleading for a 12-inch option to fit in the middle. This year might bring the new 12-inch MacBook Air to market, alongside the anticipated Apple Watch, according to... Read more
Apple Pay coming to UK in 2015
Apple Pay is starting to turn heads in the contactless payment market, in the U.S. 90 percent of banks are working with Apple on the mobile payment solution, and more retailers are coming to the fold everyday. In order to keep growing, Apple needs to expand its borders, and... Read more
South Korean Nuclear Facility Hacked
South Korea is the newest victim of hacking, after officials at Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power (KHNP) confirmed a large scale hack had occurred, stealing large amounts of information from South Korea’s largest nuclear supplier. The attack was reported shortly after U.S. officials confirmed a connection between North Korea... Read more
Xiaomi Raising Over $1 Billion, Valued At $45 Billion
Xiaomi is fast becoming the most interesting smartphone maker in the world, already the third largest smartphone seller with 19 million units sold this year. Even with the millions of smartphone sales, Xiaomi is still looking for private funding, instead of making its company publicly available on the stock... Read more