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Did You Know eBay Is Probing Your Computer? Here’s How To Stop It

eBay probes Windows computers when they connect to the online auction website picture alliance via Getty Images I have been a generally quite happy user of eBay, the world’s most famous online auction site, for nearly 20 years. Happy that is until I found out it was probing my computer when I opened the site in my web browser. Let ... Read More »

Can you make a Facebook Avatar using a computer? How to get one on desktop!

It is now possible for most people in the United States to create cartoon Avatars of themselves on Facebook. This feature has been massively compared to Bitmojis for Snapchat users, and plenty of interested people want to know if they can make their Facebook Avatar on computer so they can use and edit it on desktop. With the Facebook Avatar ... Read More »

How you can use your computer to help fight COVID-19 coronavirus

The other day, news came out that the distributed-computing search for extraterrestrial life [email protected] project was coming to an end after 21 years. But if you like participating in distributed-computing, you can now put your computer’s unused time to work looking for cures to coronavirus/COVID-19. But don’t worry, you don’t need to be an expert — you just download and install the client ... Read More »

Google’s trick will help you play Holi with your smartphone or computer, here’s how

It is not new for Google to come up with fresh ideas. The festival of colours is here and Google is here with yet another one of its creative and fun stint. Other than the Google doodle which is unique for every occasion, what you can play around with is Google’s tricks. For Holi, Google has come up with a ... Read More »

This tiny $29 computer lets you build DIY synths, pedals, and more

Audio electronics company Electrosmith has launched a Kickstarter for a little audio development board called Daisy. It’s a physical board computer designed for use in DIY instruments and sound processors — think of Daisy like a Raspberry Pi but just for music gear. Shaped like (and about the size of) a stick of gum, Daisy is both for professionals and for beginners who ... Read More »

Why you need to clean up your computer. Now.

Like your home, you need to sometimes clean up the machine you spend the most of your hours on during the day. Sure, a few alcohol wipes (and a keyboard cover — trust us) are helpful. But we’re talking about a more deep clean, getting under the cover, behind the screen, and potentially deep into the system. Nearly nine out ... Read More »

Beware of Faketoken: This mobile trojan can leave you penniless

[Representational Image] Close up of someone talking on a smart phone with binary code and electronic numbers composited on the image, and a watching eye.(Credit: Getty Images) In the past ten years, phones have increasingly become an indispensable part of our life. Thanks to millions of applications, people can get several things done such as hail a cab, transfer money, ... Read More »

Amazon’s Latest Super-Cool Alexa Gadgets: Here’s All You Need To Know

There’s a pattern to the Fall in the world of technology, as predictable as when the leaves will gently tumble from the trees. After the change of seasons is heralded by the big technology showcase in Berlin, called IFA, it’s Apple’s turn to reveal its latest iPhones in early September. Then Amazon has its own shindig, followed by Google’s Pixel reveal (coming early next month). And then there could ... Read More »

3 Reasons why you should keep cool gadgets and smartphone away from your kids

Kids nowadays are becoming more addicted to gadgets. These devices include video games, television, mobile, and apart phone apps, computers, tablets. And games like PUBG and DOTA 2 are making more kids fall in the trap of smartphones. And it has become a major problem for all of the parent like us. Isn’t? If yes let us know the problem ... Read More »

A computer system that knows how you feel

Researchers use fMRI brain imaging technology at CU Boulder. Credit: Glenn Asakawa/CU Boulder Could a computer, at a glance, tell the difference between a joyful image and a depressing one? Could it distinguish, in a few milliseconds, a romantic comedy from a horror film? Yes, and so can your brain, according to research published this week by CU Boulder neuroscientists. ... Read More »