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Preloading Windows 10 mobile apps like TripAdvisor is a desperation move for Microsoft

In a move that’s sure to annoy consumers, TripAdvisor said Wednesday that its popular travel app will come preloaded on millions of Windows 10 desktop and mobile devices later this year. It’s a sign of Microsoft’s desperate attempts at app relevance that that actually sounds like a good idea. TripAdvisor said that its app for Android and iOS has already ... Read More »

Windows 10 build 14251 fixes gaming bugs, but the roadmap for older phones is unclear

Windows Insiders who skipped the build 11102 of Windows 10 because of game-related bugs finally have some good news: Build 14251, released today, fixes those. What Microsoft hasn’t fixed on, though, is a timetable for deploying Windows 10 to older phones. For now, the company says it’s focusing on its recent flagship devices. The substantial jump in build numbers from ... Read More »

Flash video is ‘on life support,’ but big sites won’t let go

As a video format, Adobe Flash is almost gone for good. According to a report by Encoding.com, Flash accounted for just 6 percent of video output last year, down 15 percent from 2014. Today, it’s mainly used for legacy browsers, banner ads, and some specific edge cases. “We expect to see the Flash video codec disappear completely from our report ... Read More »

‘Doctor Who’ is departing Netflix, at least in the U.S.

Netflix users in the United States will lose a binge-watching mainstay this month with the departure of Doctor Who. On February 1, Netflix will lose all eight modern seasons of the BBC-produced sci-fi series, along with a collection of classic Doctor Who episodes spanning 18 seasons. The disappearance only applies to the U.S. version of Netflix, as the show will ... Read More »

Is Money Saving Possible When Leasing a Car?

A lot of people opt for leasing a car than buying one. Leasing normally lets you drive a more high-end or a newer vehicle at lower monthly payments, as opposed to buying a car for the same down payment and price. Even in cases when you buy a car taking a low-interest loan, it is believed that leasing would tend ... Read More »

Growing Up Can Be an Option, But Growing Taller Is A Necessity

Human growth differs from one person to another. It is good to be tall, but it can be really embarrassing for someone who is very short heighted. Friends often crank you up when you are not able to reach something because of your height. This can become insulting sometimes, but no one understands that. However, every problem has a solution ... Read More »