Worried About the Screen Space on a Smart Watch? Skintrack Solves Your Problem.

With screens getting bigger and better as new devices, especially smartphones are introduced to us; we have adapted to easy maneuvering on touch screens. That is exactly why smartwatches are still not as common as smartphones. They have screens that are way too small when compared to the big touch screen devices we use.

So we ended up with an interface which was cramped and more often than not we fat-fingered the icons only to return to the home page and ...

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U.S. Supreme Court Approves a Rule Change to Empower FBI to Hack Any Computer Anywhere

At a time when cyber-crime is on the rise, every internet user feels that they are at a risk of being victimized by hackers who may try to steal information or violate their privacy by resorting to devious means. And at a time like this, the FBI just got an approval by the U.S. Supreme Court to hack just about any computer in the world with a warrant.

A recent FBI escapade broke the previous Rule 41 of the ...

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Samsung Galaxy S7 & Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge Review

When it comes to a brand like Samsung, people always look forward to phones that will outdo their predecessors. Samsung Galaxy S7 and Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge have already launched, let us take a quick look through both the phones to see what Samsung has in store for us.

Look and Feel

The S7 Edge has a slick glass and very narrow metal edges which gives a feeling of it being out of grip; however it is not completely unmanageable. The S7 ...

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Solar Impulse 2: Aiming for a Clean Future

Piloted by project chairman Bertrand Piccard and co-founder CEO Andre Borschberg Solar Impulse Si2 completed its 62 hour long around 4000 km journey on April 23, 2016 without any fuel, powered just by solar panels. Si2 began its journey on April 21, 2016 from Kalaeloa, Hawaii and finally ended it by landing at Monfett Airfield, in the Silicon Valley of California.

There was a nine month break before Solar Impulse could resume its flight, when the planes batteries were damaged because ...

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Opera: Free Out of Box VPN service

On April 20, 2016 Opera became the first browser to include a free and unlimited Virtual Private Network (VPN). You no longer have to download or pay for VPN subscriptions in order to protect your privacy while browsing on public Wi-Fi or access any blocked websites.

For now Opera has added the native ad blocker but a free and unlimited VPN client will soon be integrated in your browser.

VPN’s are normally used either to avoid geo-blocking or for privacy purposes. ...

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The Battle of Paint Brushes: When the Robots Painted!

The Steel Battles for Art, this can be appropriately said when 26 robots from different universities gathered together for the first ever Robot Art contest. Andrew Cornu is a nineteenth century art collector the founder of this competition. The out of the world idea of merging bots and art came from his boundless love for art and technology. He says it is indeed inspirational to see all that technology in action. This being the first ever competition and seeing such ...

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Apple Updates 12-Inch MacBook

Apple Updates 12-Inch MacBook

The second generation MacBook is a tempting buy along with its new Rose Gold color and Core M chips.

Apple has recently updated its MacBook which they launched last year. The ultra-thin 2 pound weighing, metal bodied notebook remains 13.1 mm thick, with other features like the Force Touch Trackpad and the Butterfly Mechanism Keyboard. It also keeps its original look of no moving parts, vents or fan which makes the MacBook silent.

Improvements have been made to ...

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What is Zika Virus and How to Prevent It?

About Zika Virus

Zika Virus (ZIKV) causes the Zika fever; it is an arthropod-borne virus (arbovirus). Zika virus is a member of Flavivirus in the family Flaviviridae. It is connected to yellow fever, dengue, Japanese encephalitis and West Nile, viruses that are members of the virus family Flaviviridae.

A Brief History of Zika Virus

It first got its name Zika Virus in 1952, when a monkey developed a fever in the Zika Forest, Uganda. The virus was kept under isolation from humans until ...

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What is Sci-Hub: Is Elbakyan Doing the Right Thing?

Sci-Hub was created on 5th September, 2011 by a researcher from Kazakhstan. Famously known as the Robin Hood of Science, Alexandra Elbakyan the creator of Sci-Fi website made around 48 million journal articles available freely online. People could not access any research for free but with Sci-Hub any research is on your fingertips. Creator Elbakyan said that the reason behind her creating Sci-Hub was that she was frustrated when she could not lay her hands on articles required for her ...

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Google Wins an Eleven Year Old Battle against the Authors Guild

Google has finally won an eleven year old legal battle with a group of authors. The US Supreme court finally passed its verdict in the favour of Google on Monday, 18th April, 2016.

 

The US Supreme Court denied hearing any appeal from the Authors Guild, who accused Google of breaching copyright laws by scanning books without their consent. Google was sued by Authors Guild in 2005, when the tech giant began the course of scanning books in 2004, in order to ...

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