htc-one-m9-live-2While the world stopped for a moment as Google announced their latest version of the mobile operating system, Android M, you know for sure that the mad scramble among smartphone manufacturers is all but unofficially announced. Seeing that Android M will oust Android Lollipop in due time, you can be sure that smartphone manufacturers, too, would like to ensure that they remained ahead of the game by delivering the Android M update as soon as possible on the various smartphones available.

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Microsoft’s Major Nelson today confirmed the Xbox June Games with Gold titles. These are the games that are provided for free every month to members of the Xbox Live Gold program. In June 2015, three new titles are being provided for the Xbox One and Xbox 360 as part of the Games with Gold program.

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macbook5kIt was slightly more than a week back that Apple unveiled more affordable 27” 5K iMac models, and here we are with word that the MacBook Pro too, will be receiving 5K support as target display mode is still unavailable for the Retina iMac. In other words, the brand new 15” MacBook Pro model would be the third – and hopefully, not last, Apple machine that ships with the ability to drive high-resolution 5K displays, although Apple’s current flagship 5K device, the the iMac with Retina 5K display, does not come with the hugely popular target display mode feature as mentioned earlier.

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Solar energy is a widely used alternative energy source that’s increasingly making its way into average households across the country. However the high initial setup cost makes it difficult for low-income families to move to solar energy, which essentially costs nothing if you take out the installation cost. California is going to lead the way to bring solar power to low-income households, the new project is going to provide them with free solar panels.

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There is just something about this rotund plumber known as Mario who has captivated generations of gamers, first making it big in the highly pixelated era of video games, before moving on to greener pastures in 16-bit titles, and then there was the Nintendo 64 followed by the GameCube and Wii platforms, of course. Oh yeah, who could forget those adventures on Nintendo’s handheld platforms as well? It looks as though Screentendo wants to entice you with such sweet memories while you are at work, as this app will transform your screen into an old-school Mario level, now how about that?

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We recently reported that Google is going to unveil a new operating system for the Internet of Things at I/O 2015 and that’s precisely what it has done today, among other things. Brillo is the company’s new operating system for connected devices aimed at making them work together for smarter living spaces. Google has also announced a new common language for connected devices called Weave.

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next-nexusWhile we do know that Google will offer update guarantees for Nexus devices that run on Android M, here is a little bit of a teaser for you to consider – the image that you see above was teased by Google, where it apparently is a mockup of a smartphone that could very well be the next generation Nexus handset. Of course, do bear in mind that what you see here happens to be an illustration, and is far from the finished article, if there is one in the first place, that is.

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xiaomi-mi-storeNow would be a good time to fire up Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men’s hit, “One Sweet Day”, after Hugo Barra, International VP at Xiaomi, has sent signals Xiaomi of China has the intention to sell smartphones over in the US, although there was no concrete indication as to when that particular day might come. Well, at least we do know that progress has been made, since Xiaomi recently shared word that they will open up an online “Mi Store” Stateside, in addition to three European regions – France, Germany and the U.K., some time early next month.

Read full post →Xiaomi To Sell Phones In The US Eventually


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Microsoft launched a new application storefront with Windows 8 a couple of years back, the intention was to provide developers with a robust platform to make applications for and users a one-stop destination for their app needs. Things didn’t go exactly to plan because the store ended up being filled with junk and rip-off application. This is something that Microsoft has decided to take care of before it launches Windows 10.

Read full post →Microsoft Removing ‘App Clutter’ Prior To Windows 10 Launch


android m dev prevIt looks like the rumors were right on the money as Google has officially announced Android M at Google I/O 2015. What “M” stands for remains to be seen but in the meantime, Google has shared some of the new features and changes that they have made to the operating system under the hood. Read full post →Android M Is Official, Google Shares The Details