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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…

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active – It’s Waterproof And Out This Summer
Finally, after all the rumours circulating about the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active, Samsung have confirmed that it will hit markets this summer. They have labelled it the new “rugged” version of their popular Galaxy S4 smartphone. This new handset is aimed at those of you who love the great... Read more
1 In 5 Say – Ban Google Glass!
The Centre for Creative and Social Technology (CAST) at Goldsmiths University of London along with the website hosting company Rackspace have conducted a survey of 4,000 people and discovered that half of the respondents had privacy concerns when it came to wearable devices like Google Glass. 61 percent of... Read more
Evil Phone Charger Will Hack Your iPhone
Who would have thought that something so simple as plugging your phone in to charge, could leave you vunerable to hackers? Well according to researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology, that is exactly how your iPhone could be hacked. They claim that they have created an iPhone charger... Read more
Day Two Highlights At Computex 2013
Day two of Computex 2013 in Tapei was full of new and innovative releases, that’s despite some of the showcasing companies making early announcements at the pre-show press conference. The Dell XPS 11 Windows 8 hybrid caused a stir with a flip-around lid and flat keyboard, while Asus unveiled... Read more
Laptop That Can Run Windows 8 & Android
New devices have been unveiled ahead of the start of Computex, a tech show that will be running in Taipei, Taiwan from Tuesday to Saturday. Amongst some of the launches announced was a laptop that can run both Windows 8 and an Android OS. The Transformer Book Trio was... Read more
Facebook Home’s New Ad  – “Turn Me Off”!
Facebook have launched adverts on the Facebook Mobile page telling users that if they need alone time, turn Home off. This appears to be a desperate bid to convince Android owners to give it a try. The post said ” Cover feed on the HTC First keeps your friends... Read more
Intel Promise Longer Battery Life With New Generation Core Processor
Intel has announced its latest generation Core i3,i5 and i7 processor, promising that they will offer “the biggest improvement in battery life in Intel history” compared to previous models. Intel is calling these chips “4th generation”. The logic behind this is due to the increased number of people using... Read more
Razer Blade: The Ultra Thin Gaming Laptop
Razer, the PC peripherals manufacturer, are making bold moves to break away from the current gaming-laptop pattern. They have announced the release of something slim and light that still packs plenty of gaming prowess. The new Razer Blade is a gaming laptop that is just 0.66 inches. It will... Read more
Android To Overtake Apple
Ok, so they aren’t completely taking them over! (I thought it would grab your attention though!) They are however predicted to supercede Apple when it comes to tablets. Apple have dominated this market ever since the tablet was launched. However the tech research company ABI Research think this is about... Read more
Fedora Releases New Linux Operating System For Raspberry Pi
Fedora have announced the release of their new Pidora 18 operating system based on their popular Fedora 18 Linux operating system, giving Raspberry Pi users another choice when it comes to operating systems. This new “remix” OS has been optimised for the Pi’s ARMv6 architecture and includes packages from... Read more
Get 4G On A 30-Day Rolling Sim With EE
The network provider Everyone Everywhere (EE) has announced that they will be giving customers the option to have 4G on sim-only options, allowing even more people to access the first super-fast mobile broadband service in the UK reaching speeds of up to 10 Mb/s. Indeed some trials in Cardiff... Read more
iPhone 6 Rumours And News
Rumours for the next iPhone are flying around, with much speculation surrounding when it will be released and what the new features will be. Perhaps the first question to consider is what will the next model be? Some say the iPhone 5S will be released first and the iPhone... Read more
Will the Windows 8.1 Update Save Windows 8? [Readers Poll]
With the official announcement that Windows 8.1 will be available on June 26th, Windows 8 lovers and skeptics alike have been scouring news sites to find out exactly what will be included in the free update. While we’ll have to wait until the first day of Microsoft’s Build 2013... Read more
NASA to Print 3D Food
Systems and Material Research Corporation (SMRC) in Austin Texas have been given a grant of $125,000 to develop 3D printed food for astronauts. You could ask why, what’s wrong with dehydrated mac and cheese? Well there are numerous challenges to feeding and hydrating the residents of somewhere like the... Read more
Apple iPhone 5 Vs Samsung Galaxy S4 – Readers Poll
With the Samsung Galaxy S4 launch in April, the interweb has been a flood with product comparisons between Samsung’s new flagship model and Apple’s fastest ever selling handset-the iPhone 5. Instead of just comparing the technical specs, dropping each device onto a concrete surface (we’ve also done that below... Read more
The Best iOS Travel Apps 2013
It only takes a few effective apps to turn a terrible holiday the other way. There are thousands of travel apps out there today, and it can be difficult finding the worthy few. Everyone’s heard about apps such as Urbanspoon or FlightTrack, but a new year means a new... Read more