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We reported yesterday that Apple had teamed up with a popular luxury retailer in Paris in order to provide an exclusive one-day experience. The invite hinted that it had something to do with the company’s recently unveiled smartwatch. Today in Paris the Apple Watch made its first public appearance as the town is gripped with Fashion Week. Many big names from the fashion industry were in attendance, and Apple brought out its big guns as well, design chief Jony Ive was present there too.

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Microsoft makes a very popular productivity suite known as Office, Word is an integral part of the suite as its the word processor. The Office suite and its various applications are not only used by individuals and students around the world they’re also used and appreciated by businesses both big and small. Now Redmond can add yet another big corporation to its list of clients. Samsung has decided to give up its own productivity software and embrace Microsoft Word with open arms.

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xiaomi redmi1sXiaomi is certainly pretty good at their marketing tactics – after all, they tend to gloat about how many units of a particular device that they have sold in a matter of minutes, such as the MiPad. Well, this time around, the king of flash sales has done it again, and it would be the Xiaomi Redmi 1S smartphone that went on a flash sales in India, having shifted 60,000 units in a matter of 13.9 seconds in the world’s second most populous country, now how about that for a record?

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eBay is arguably the biggest online auction powerhouse and has been for quite a few years now. Back in 2002 it acquired internet payments giant PayPal for $1.5 billion. This move was seen as a way for eBay to increase the number of transactions being processed by PayPal through diversion of its users towards the payments service. Over a decade after the acquisition eBay has now formally confirmed that PayPal will be spun off into a separate company next year.

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It has not been long since Nokia announced that its HERE mapping service will soon be available for Android. Even though its devices and services business was sold to Microsoft, Nokia has retained the mapping division and even now it is under the control and ownership of the Finnish company. Nokia had said that HERE would come to Android through select partners, with Samsung being the first one. However the Nokia HERE for Android apk has leaked online and it can be installed on almost any Android device.

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At an event later today Microsoft is expected to make some announcements regarding the next iteration of its desktop operating system. Rumor has it that the new OS is going to be called Windows 9 and that it will be offered as a free upgrade to any and all Windows 8 users. A similar statement was made by Microsoft Indonesia’s president as well but new information has surfaced online which claims that the Windows 9 free upgrade may not be offered to all users.

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One of the interesting things that developers have managed to do with the Oculus Rift is make normal games playable in virtual reality mode. It definitely adds a different dimension and creates a more immersive experience. Well if you’ve always wondered what Mario Kart would be like in virtual reality, it seems that someone has decided to try and make that happen.

Developer Wilsonator has created a demo for the game that currently comprises of one basic level. It is the Mario Circuit level from the SNES version, although the developer has promised that additional levels should be made available soon. Basically Mario Kart VR puts players into the kart itself, thus giving you a somewhat first-person perspective of the game, which is typically played from a third-person point of view. Read full post →Mario Kart VR For The Oculus Rift Puts Gamers In The Driver’s Seat

Back in 2013 when Battlefield 4 was released, it was met with a wave of criticism. It wasn’t that the game was bad, it was namely because of the numerous bugs that the developers neglected to iron out which made it difficult to play. In fact EA was hit with several lawsuits due to the buggy nature of the game.

Well back then EA promised that they had learnt their lesson with the Battlefield 4 fiasco and the good news is that they will be taking that lesson and applying it to the upcoming Battlefield: Hardline title. The game is the next title in the Battlefield franchise and it offers gamers a chance to play as the police, which is a nice change of pace compared to the more military theme in previous titles. Read full post →Battlefield: Hardline Won’t Repeat Battlefield 4′s Mistakes

gresso iphone 640x465So we have been hearing reports of the new iPhone 6 units bending in the pockets of some of its users. Well if you’d rather not have your new iPhone 6 bend on you, perhaps you might be interested in getting your hands on an iPhone case that will prevent that from happening. Introducing the Gresso Titanium cases for the iPhone 6.

These cases, like the name implies, is made from titanium. This not only makes the cases really strong, but also pretty light at the same time. Now given that Gresso has been known for creating luxury phones and accessories, the Gresso Titanium cases will not come cheap as they have been priced starting at an eye-watering $2,000. Read full post →Gresso’s Titanium iPhone Cases Will Prevent Your Phone From Bending

windows technical preview th leak 100462630 largeLater today we can expect Microsoft to make some kind of Windows-related announcement, which many have speculated could be about the next-generation Windows. At the moment some are calling it Windows 9 due to the natural progression after Windows 8, but at the same time the name “Windows Threshold” has been tossed around a fair bit as well, so which is it?

Well according to several sightings over the weekend by The Verge and Neowin, the name Windows TH has been spotted on a landing page of its own at the TechNet website, which for those unfamiliar is Microsoft’s information portal for IT professionals. According to the landing page, it also had a headline which read, “Windows Technical Preview for Enterprise” and also referred to Windows TH as the next version of the Windows platform. Read full post →Windows TH Moniker Spotted On Microsoft Landing Page