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Rescuing Your Data: A Comprehensive Guide to Data Recovery Solutions

Our digital lives hinge on data, from personal memories to essential work documents. Losing this crucial information can be devastating. Fortunately, data recovery software offers a vital safety net. This guide examines the intricacies of data recovery, its practical applications, and how to choose the right software for protecting your…

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 Mini Confirmed & Specs Revealed
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini has been confirmed by the team at Samsung. As expected the Galaxy S4 Mini keeps close to the S4 but with a small display and mid-range hardware options. According to Samsung the S4 Mini features a 4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED display and a 1.7GHz processor that supports 1.5GB... Read more
Samsung Galaxy S4 Auto-Correct Fix Using Jelly Bean Keyboard
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a beautifully crafted smartphone and for the most part buyers have been pleased with Samsung’s new focus on software that can be used to interact with everyday life. One area of concern for many users however has been the company’s implementation of auto-correct standards.... Read more
Samsung Galaxy S3 Battery Bursts Into Flames
A Samsung Galaxy S3 is believed to have burst into flames and the results were shared by a Reddit user through several photos. According to the Reddit user the Galaxy S III started to smoke as its battery began inflating. Damage started with melted and burning plastic but quickly caused more... Read more
Google’s Eric Schmidt: We’ll Pay More Taxes When Laws Change
Google chairman Eric Schmidt has fired back against claims that the search giant is dodging taxes. Speaking this week about the company’s low tax rate payments in the UK Schmidt proclaimed: ‚ÄúIf the British system changes the tax laws, then we will comply. If the taxes go up, we... Read more
FDA To Begin Approval Process For Medical Smartphone Apps
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will soon begin testing mobile medical apps before they are allowed to be sold. While the agency currently tests major health care related apps it does not closely monitor all medical apps that are released for public consumption. FDA officials currently focus... Read more
HTC First Pre-Orders Cancelled In UK Following Poor AT&T Sales
The HTC First will not be available for pre-0rder in the UK. The struggling smartphone manufacturer pulled early orders for the smartphone after sales at US-based AT&T Wireless forced the wireless carrier to stop promoting the first official Facebook phone. AT&T couldn’t manage to sell the HTC First even... Read more
Samsung Buys 10% Stake In Pantech
Mobile behemoth Samsung has purchased a 10 percent stake in South Korea-based mobile producer Pantech. Pantech is the third largest mobile phone manufacturer in the country behind Samsung and LG electronics. According to reports the deal is worth 53 billion won or approximately $47.6 million USD. With the stock... Read more
Prepaid Smartphones Now Account For One-Third Of US Sales
If you’re in the market for a smartphone and you choose a prepaid provider or device you are among one in every three Americans. A new study released by researchers at NPD suggests that prepaid smartphones now account for one-third of the US market. According to the study those... Read more
Dell Project Ophelia to Ship in July [Rumor]
Are you ready to buy a USB drive based PC? A new rumor suggests that Dell will begin shipping its Project Ophelia PC in July 2013. The thumb-sized USB drive contains Google Android’s mobile operating system and plugs directly into any HDTV with a HDMI (and possibly USB according... Read more
Apple iPads Saving US Air Force $5.7 Million Per Year
The US Air Force recently abandoned 40 pounds worth of paper maps, charts, logs and other paperwork from its aircraft. That paper was replaced with Apple iPads and the cost savings are amazing. The iPad devices which are deployed to 18,000 planes are saving the Air Force an estimated... Read more
Samsung Galaxy S4 to be Optimized for Improved Internal Storage Capacity
The Samsung Galaxy S4 is a generally well received smartphone, however, the devices operating system and additional software add-ons take up a large chunk of the mobile devices internal storage capacity. According to a new report the company is now preparing to fix storage issues. The BBC consumer affairs... Read more
Google Glass Will Be A Huge Success According To Study
Naysayers have attacked Google Glass, claiming that the product is too niche to attract major mainstream attention. A new study however suggests not only will Google Glass sell well, it will actually be a huge hit for the software giant. The team at BiTE Interactive commissioned YouGov to conduct... Read more
Apple Job Posting Hints at Liquidmetal Plans
Apple’s plans to implement Liquidmetal may be moving along at a quick pace. The company on Monday posted a job listing for a mechanical engineer with a strong knowledge in materials and manufacturing processes. Among the skills listed in the post is knowledge with the bulk-metallic glass alloy. Over... Read more
‘Watch ABC’ App For iOS To Start Steaming Live Shows
ABC is bringing live streams of show from local networks to its iOS app. The new feature will include a “Live” button in the Watch ABC app for iPhone and iPad users. The move marks the first time a major US broadcaster has decided to provide live streams of... Read more
Microsoft Working On $99 Set-Top Box
Microsoft is prepping a set-top box along the lines of Apple TV, Roku, and WD Live. The new rumor claims that Xbox Live customers will be able to sign into their accounts on the box and then use apps and view streaming videos. Essentially the streaming content box would... Read more
Microsoft Acquiring Nook Media For $1 Billion
Microsoft is buying Nook Media for $1 billion according to leaked documents obtained by tech website¬†TechCrunch.¬† Under terms of the expected deal Microsoft would redeem its preferred stock in Nook Media which would provide the tech giant with the company’s controlling interest. The documents also show Barnes & Noble’s... Read more
Google Glass Stores Could Be Launched To Sell Glasses
When Google Glass makes its way onto the open market Google could push the new wearable technology  through the launching of various retail locations. The retail locations according to a new rumor would be used to showcase the glasses while setting them up and educating customers about their use.... Read more
Windows 8 Passes 100 Million Sales – Focus Turns To Blue 8.1
The Windows 8 platform might not be the most liked of Windows OS‘ but that hasn’t stopped it from surpassing 100 million in sales since launching six months ago. Microsoft Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Financial Officer Tami Reller revealed the sales milestone on Monday but didn’t break down... Read more