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The year in tech: 2016’s biggest flops, fails, and faux pas

1 of 12 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Wikipedia The worst of times Let’s be honest. Everybody loves a good fail, and wow did we see some doozies from the tech community in 2016. From scary fails like exploding phones and record-breaking hacks to shocking mistakes by Nazi-loving chatbots and mic-dropping Minions, here’s a look back at our fun-failed ... Read More »

13 fabulous movies for streaming-in the new year

BUSINESS LAPTOPS TABLETS PHONES HARDWARE SECURITY SOFTWARE GADGETS Home Streaming Services 13 fabulous movies for streaming-in the new year Jeffrey M. Anderson @moviejeff  Dec 31, 2016 3:00 AM 1 of 14 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Hulu The best movies for streaming in the new year The year is coming to an end, which, to some is a sad ... Read More »

2016 in review: The year in Android

Android is in a very different place than it was when 2016 began. While the last 12 months were filled with much of the usual pomp and circumstance surrounding the release of new handsets, connected gadgets, and OS refreshes, the state of Android has never been more promising or less predictable. Google stepped out from behind the curtain and into ... Read More »

4 reasons to kick off the New Year with an Office 365 Subscription

The holidays are over and the new year is upon us. It’s a great time to get your productivity needs in order for the next 12 months. The first thing you’ll need is the right software to get things done. Personally, I’d go with Office 365. Microsoft’s productivity suite costs $99 per year for up to five users on Office 365 ... Read More »

Huawei forecasts slower revenue growth this year, greater uncertainties for 2017

For 2015, Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei had reported a revenue growth of 35%. However, for the ongoing year, the company expects the rate to be somewhere around 32%. This was revealed by Eric Xu, Huawei’s chief executive, in a New Year’s message to company employees. “The year 2016 has seen a flock of black swans – both political and economic ... Read More »

The,year,in,tech:,2016’s,biggest,flops,,fails,,and,faux,pas

1 of 12 Thumbnails MORE hindenberg See larger image Credit: Wikipedia The worst of times Let’s be honest. Everybody loves a good fail, and wow did we see some doozies from the tech community in 2016. From scary fails like exploding phones and record-breaking hacks to shocking mistakes by Nazi-loving chatbots and mic-dropping Minions, here’s a look back at our ... Read More »

Maruti Suzuki Vitara Brezza wins the Indian Car of the Year Award 2017

Initiated in 2005, the Indian Car of the Year Award (ICOTY) is now the most credible and coveted auto award in India. This year, the award was bagged by Maruti Suzuki’s first compact SUV – the Vitara Brezza. The Vitara Brezza took away the honours from tough competition like the Toyota Innova Crysta and the Hyundai Tucson, which clinched the ... Read More »

First year electrical engineering paper leak: Pune University

The vice-chancellor, while asking to pause paper evaluation till police reports were received, also asked to ensure more careful and stricter security on question papers. Pune University. Image source: blogete RELATED STORIES Haryana government plans ‘free Wi-Fi’ for college campuses: Education minister Classical music enhances concentration power: study says IIM directors think to strengthen brand IIM ‘Signal schools’ to be ... Read More »

Apple Pay’s adoption rate hits 35% mark in US; service coming to GAP next year

Apple has revealed that the adoption rate for its mobile payments service – Apple Pay – in the US has crossed the 35% mark, which translates into 4 million locations. The revelation was made by Apple Pay chief Jennifer Bailey. Bailey noted that the service’s adoption in the country jumped from 4% to 35% in just two years. Commenting on ... Read More »

OnePlus 3 Android Nougat beta update out this month, final release hits by the end of the year

Yesterday ZTE finally told us when to expect an Android 7.0 Nougat update to hit its Axon 7smartphone, and today it’s time for OnePlus to come clean regarding its latest flagship, the OnePlus 3. A beta build of Nougat for the handset will become available this month, apparently, with the final release being rolled out by the end of the ... Read More »