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Watch Huawei Blow Up The New Honor 7

by Farhan · 13 hours ago · 1 Comment · 850 views

Honor 7 Goes Boom

Huawei announced the new Honor 7 smartphone, and it has chosen a novel way to promote its resilience. The manufacturer blew their latest flagship smartphone as part of the promotion; which is quite a refreshing departure from the usual underwater test that has been popular lately.

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Microsoft Hololens Destroyed In Space Rocket Explosion

by Farhan · 20 hours ago · 1 Comment · 1.7k views

Microsoft HoloLens: Built To Deliver Windows Holographic Experience

Elon Musk’s space travel plans suffered a severe setback over the weekend when its Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after launch. The Falcon 9 was en route to the International Space Station carrying tonnes of supplies; among this were two pairs of Microsoft Hololens headsets with experimental software developed by NASA.

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Watch How Google Tests Smartphone Displays For Lag

by Farhan · 2 days ago · No Comments · 4.4k views

Google Touchbot

Google has access to some pretty interesting resources, and it puts these to good use. A video of how the Chrome OS team tests the responsiveness of the mobile browser has made an appearance; and it involves a machine with the suitable inappropriate name of Touchbot.

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Bethesda Decides To Honour Fallout 4 Pre-order Made With Bottlecaps

by Farhan · 5 days ago · 2 Comments · 2.3k views

Fallout 4 Bottlecaps

Fallout 4 has become one of the most anticipated games of 2015, which is impressive considering that it was only announced a couple of weeks ago. One fan tried to pre-order the game using bottlecaps – which are the legal currency in the game – and Bethesda has decided to honour the sale; but only because he was the first one to try it.

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Microsoft Announces New TwinsOrNot Tool to See If You Are a Twin of Someone or Not

by Huei Song · 3 weeks ago · No Comments · 1.2k views

Microsoft Twins or Not

I’m sure we all had some fun with Microsoft’s age predicting tool, How-Old.net, that was unveiled a little over a month ago, what does the team have next? A face comparison tool that calculates how much you and another person resembles one another, called TwinsOrNot.net.

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Megaupload Begins Serving Porn, And Malware After FBI Forgets To Renew Domain Registration

by Farhan · 1 month ago · 1 Comment · 3.8k views

megaupload-seized-by-feds

Notorious download site Megaupload began serving visitors a feed of malicious ads last week; this would not be very surprising, until one remembers that the domain was seized by the FBI not too long ago. What follows is a series of embarrassing errors from both the American law enforcement bureau and the black hat hacker who got himself involved.

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Google Granted Patent for Creepy “Smart” Plush Dolls for Children

by Huei Song · 1 month ago · 5 Comments · 497 views

Google Smart Teddy

A lot of household items have gotten “smart” lately, your glasses, watch, weighing machine, and such, and it looks like plush toys are going down the same route. It has recently been discovered that several years ago, Google filed a patent for a connected toy that can interact with children and even show certain facial expression in response.

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This Is How A Selfie At The Tip of Kuala Lumpur Tower Looks Like

by Chief Chapree · 1 month ago · 24 Comments · 6.9k views

Selfie at The Top Of KL Tower

Opened in 1996, Kuala Lumpur Tower is currently the seventh tallest telecommunication tower in the world which also contains an observation deck – the second highest publicly accessible viewpoint in Kuala Lumpur after the one in Petronas Twin Towers. If viewing the city from the deck might induce vertigo to some of us, imagine how it would feel like to climb further up to the tower’s antenna.

Well, imagine no more: the selfie above showed exactly how Kuala Lumpur looks like from the tip of KL Tower’s antenna, at the height of 421 meters from the ground.

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The Light Phone is a “Phone Away from Phone”

by Andrew Cheng · 1 month ago · 5 Comments · 3k views

light-phone-kickstarter-1

You can always find something peculiar over at Kickstarter. Started by Joe Hollier and Kaiwei Tang – who met at Google’s 30 Weeks program, the Light Phone is meant to be a “phone away from phone”. Basically, it’s a phone the size of a credit card that makes and receives calls…but nothing else.

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Microsoft Celebrating 25 Years Of Solitaire On Windows With A Tournament

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 726 views

solitaire

Solitaire has been a staple on Windows operating systems for 25 years now, and Microsoft is celebrating the occasion with two tournaments. That’s right, Microsoft is running Solitaire tournaments; and nobody knows how the entire structure works.

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Microsoft Study Finds Human Attention Span Now Shorter Than That Of A Goldfish

by Farhan · 1 month ago · No Comments · 1.2k views

Microsoft Attention Study

The older generation has long suspected that technology is shortening our attention spans, making it very difficult for us to concentrate on a single task. A study from Microsoft in the UK now has evidence that this is now true, and that humans have seen their ability to concentrate drop from 12 seconds in 2000 to a mere eight seconds in 2013 – for reference, according to the UK’s National Centre for Biotechnology Information a goldfish is capable of concentrating for nine seconds.

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Xiaomi Malaysia May Bring in a USB-Powered Fan

by Huei Song · 2 months ago · 10 Comments · 4k views

Xiaomi USB Fan

Now that you have a USB-powered LED light, what about a USB-powered fan? It looks like Xiaomi may just bring its neat little gadget to Malaysia.

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