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Facebook giving off the “Vibes”?

Ongoing speculation about a Facebook music service may actually be true. After the recent launch of video-calling at its ‘awesome’ event, a section of code in the video calling update has surfaced which proves that such a service is forthcoming.

The programmer says on his Life is a Graph blog, that apart from the video calling Read the rest of this entry

Microsoft deals to Bing China

Bing will power the English searches on Baidu.

Microsoft has recently signed a deal with Baidu, the largest Search provider in China. According to the deal, Microsoft search engine Bing will power the English language search results for Baidu. This shows a rather different approach as compared to Google, which is competing via it own search engine in the country.

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Toshiba Brings World’s First Glasses-Free 3D Laptop

Comes at a significant premium.

Toshiba’s new Qosmio F750 is said to be the world’s first laptop with glasses-free 3D. The Qosmio is the premium range for Tosh, so all

the newest technologies naturally debut here. Aimed squarely towards the entertainment and gaming niches, this latest version in the range brings a 120Hz refresh rate, 15.6 inch ‘lenticular’ HD screen, which can display 3D and 2D simultaneously. There is also an eye tracking HD webcam, so you always have the best three dimensional views in the house even at the strangest of angles.

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FoxNews Twitter hacked

Says Obama shot dead.

Hackers trying too hard for their ‘Lulz’?

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Windows Phone Marketplace Hits 25k Apps

Windows Marketplace now features more than 25k applications, trackers are claiming. According to Windows Phone App List, an applications tracker the Marketplace now has 25,015 apps. Another tracker quotes a figure slightly below the 25k mark.

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Skype update 2.0 brings Video Calling!

But only four phones get it for now.

Skype released a major update today for its Android application which brings two-way video calling to the masses.

Although currently only four phones are supported, Google Nexus S, HTC Desire S, and the Xperia Neo and Pro, but we suspect that updates for the rest of the Android world will follow soon.

The new update also brings a  fresh user interface and SMS messaging, Read the rest of this entry

Google+ Impressions

We try our hands on Google’s latest foray into the social networking realm.

The Google Plus home screen.

Google Plus, or Google+ if you will, is the newest attempt by Google to break into the huge social networking world. Here, we take you on a tour of the system at the core of Google’s assault on Facebook. One thing that it has going for it is that Google Plus is not Facebook. Another is that it presents a fun, unique user interface for an awesome experience. On that front, the top navigation bar is really neat, with network activity that is unobtrusive yet notifying at the same time. Read the rest of this entry

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