Author: Rakesh Sasmal

Tech Tip: Loop YouTube songs or play them when phone screen is off

We all use YouTube to listen to music more than we do it to watch videos. At work especially, one of the best way to keep the din out and focus on the things that matter is by putting on the headphones and open a long music compilation or playlist on YouTube. But YouTube as Read More

WhatsApp on Windows: How to use it

For long a mobile-only app, WhatsApp now offers two ways to users who want to access it on their computers. Earlier, the company had unveiled a web version of the service. On Wednesday, it announced the native desktop apps for Windows and Mac. So, how do you use WhatsApp on a computer and what all you need. Read More

1 billion Yahoo accounts hacked: Steps you need to take right now

Remember the last time Yahoo goofed up and let hackers breach its servers? If you don’t there is news for you. Or you can call it an update, forget the 500 million accounts compromised in 2014, Yahoo has revealed that over 1 billion user accounts were compromised in 2013 as well. That sure is a Read More

Meet Ultimate Boot CD, a tool every computer owner must have

Problems with a computer — laptop or desktop — are the worst kind of problems. At a time when they are in the middle of our digital lives, these issues can be even crippling and although modern computers are fairly hard to break, there are occasions when they fail. When you run into problems, here Read More

New 3D Printing Process Creates Solid Objects Using Rays of Light

On the Starship Enterprise, replicators were devices that were used “to dematerialise matter and then reconstitute it in another form,” according to For Captain Picard’s hungry crew, in particular, that usually meant nostalgically reconstituting meals on demand to appease a sudden craving. Though we remain a long way away from being able to transmogrify Read More

Microsoft Build Developer Conference to Be Held From May 6

Microsoft is set to host its annual three-day Build developer conference at the Washington State Convention Centre in Seattle from May 6 to 8. The Build conference is Microsoft’s main annual developer event where the company unveils its latest Windows versions alongside additions to other software and service tools like Office and Azure. The software giant is planning to post Read More

Microsoft Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Studio 2 Availability Expands to 20 More Markets

Microsoft has announced that it is expanding the availability of its Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Studio 2 devices to 20 more markets. The company hasn’t shared the full list of countries getting these Surface devices, but it did note that Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, and Surface Studio 2 went Read More

Google Extends Chipmaking Efforts to Design Hub Bengaluru

Alphabet’s Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru, India, in recent months and plans to rapidly add more, according to LinkedIn profiles, job postings and two industry executives, as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally. The Bengaluru site, which has not been previously Read More

Chrome OS 72 Released With Optimisations for Touchscreen Devices, Newer Features

Google is rolling out the new update for its operating system – Chrome OS 72, with bug fixes, security updates and newer features like external storage access for Android apps including microSD cards and USB drives along with Picture in Picture (PiP) mode for Chrome sites. With Chrome OS 72, Google has optimised the Chrome Read More

IBM Opens Watson AI Services to Third-Party Cloud Platforms

IBM announced on Tuesday that some of its Watson artificial intelligence services will now work on rival cloud computing providers as it seeks to win over customers that want greater flexibility in how they store and analyse data. The announcement builds on IBM’s moves to position its services as compatible with nearly any form of computer infrastructure a Read More

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