Archive | April, 2013

Today is World Intellectual Property Day

Today is the World Intellectual Property (IP) Day which is observed on 26 April each year. It aims to promote discussion of the role of intellectual property in encouraging innovation and creativity worldwide. World Intellectual Property Organisation’s (WIPO) member states designated April 26, the day on which the WIPO Convention came into force in 1970, […]

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Microsoft will bring back the START Button on Windows 8.1

Microsoft is reportedly planning to bring back the Start button in the 8.1 Windows Blue update it will be releasing later this year. It is also rumored early this week that Microsoft will also allow desktop and laptop PCs to boot directly to the Windows desktop as well instead of the Metro interface. But should […]

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Earth Day 2013 honoured with Google’s animation of seasons

Earth Day is 43 years’ old today. Google is commemorating this millestones by one of Google’s annual doodles dedicated to the event. This is Google’s 13th Earth Day doodle. Today’s elaborate animation shows the cycle of seasons represented by the rising and falling sun and moon. Users can play and pause the moon and sun […]

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Deezer launches Windows 8 App

Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system gets another music streaming service this week: Deezer. The app is launching in the Windows Store, providing Deezer users with direct access to the service in a touch-friendly UI. The French web-based music streaming service is available in over 180 countries and boasts over 3 million subscribers. Deezer has around […]

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Provo is the next stop for Google Fiber network

One week after it announced it was bringing its Google Fiber network to Austin, Texas, the search company said this week that Provo, Utah will be the third city to get its superfast 1 gigabit speed service (100x faster than the speed available to average U.S. residents today). According to published reports, Provo will sell the […]

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HTC One Launched In The US

HTC’s new flagship Android smartphone, the HTC One has gone on sale in the US from yesterday,. It is available only only from two U.S. carriers: AT&T and Sprint, but also from a number of retailers including BestBuy, Amazon, and others. T-Mobile announced price plans web orders now and in-store availability on April 24. Unfortunately […]

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NASA Astronomers found two Earth-like planets

A team of scientists, including NASA Scientists, but also Carnegie’s Alan Boss, has discovered two Earth-like planets in the habitable orbit of a Sun-like star, 1,200 light years away, which could potentially host human life. Their work is published in Science Express. Using observations gathered by NASAs Kepler Mission, the team, led by William Borucki […]

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Samsung Evolution Kit Debuts in Korea

Samsung released evolution kit in Korea for the first time in the world. The Smart Evolution Kit (SEK-1000) will upgrade 2012 year type smart TVs to the latest version once attached into the back of a Samsung Smart TV. Customers will so enjoy all the features of the 2013 Smart TVs at a small cost, […]

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NAJMTEK is supporting Byte Night 2013

Najmtek is supporting he IT industry’s annual sleep out in support of Action for Children: BYTE NIGHT 2013. This year the event is celebrating 15 years of IT professionals changing young people’s lives. Each year hundreds of individuals and teams from across the technology and business community spend a night exposed to the elements in […]

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