auraWireless charging is one particular step in the right direction that I am quite sure many gadget enthusiasts cannot wait to see implemented in various ways, as it would certainly help reduce the amount of pesky cables that normally snake across the entire floor. Having said that, how about wireless powered Christmas lights? This is what Aura is all about, being the first wirelessly powered Christmas lights ever in the world.

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bing hdIf you happen to be a huge fan of the homepage images over on Bing, then here is some good news for you – the folks over at Microsoft have finally announced that Bing’s homepage will how feature high definition images of up to 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, in addition to a slew of other upcoming features, of course.

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amazon logo largeAmazon has certainly done its fair bit when it comes to advancing the cause of smooth delivery of online purchases, and this time around, the company intends to enlarge their territory by opening up a road for itself in yet another market – which is that of the travel industry. In fact, the online retailer is said to roll out a brand new service which will be called Amazon Travel, and this particular venture is said to enable users to look for and book hotels.

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worlds largest selfieAh, the selfie. This particular word that has entered mainstream consciousness for what seems to be the longest time now (relatively speaking, of course), is set to scale new heights thanks to Microsoft. Over in a promotional event that was held in Bangladesh, Microsoft as well as Coca-Cola teamed up so that local citizens will be to register and participate in an event that will snag a world record in the process, being the world’s most populated selfie.

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samsung galaxy s5 review 009 640x360The Samsung Galaxy S5 is not exactly the newest phone on the block, and having said that, it is still a very decent flagship smartphone that is able to hold its own against some of the newer models out there in the market. While we have seen older Nexus devices get the Android 5.0 Lollipop update, the Samsung Galaxy S5 from Sprint continues to lag behind, where all of the long waiting time will finally be over as this particular smartphone model has just picked up the Android 4.4.4 KitKat update from Sprint.

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limboBirthdays are supposed to be a joyous occasion, and hence, it is no surprise that we hear of Microsoft marking the official birthday of the Xbox One with a fair number of treats, being one of the ways that Microsoft is able to say “thank you”. It seems that one of the perks is set to arrive for those who actually picked up the Xbox One console right from the get go. Yes, you read that right – early adopters of the Xbox One will be on the receiving end of a free copy of Limbo.

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alienware alphaIf you would like to get your gaming kicks in where the desktop PC is concerned, most of the time, enthusiasts would have stuck to building such a machine from scratch, since it offers them the flexibility to play around with a certain budget, not to mention being able to know just what exactly is going into the chassis. Well, Alienware, a name that is synonymous with quality gaming hardware, has just introduced a brand new small form-factor gaming desktop PC known as Alienware Alpha.

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gear s wifi japanWhen it comes to the world of smartwatches, there definitely has been a fair number of improvements and strides made in this particular segment. After all, it is a growing niche market that might just explode eventually when the long awaited Apple Watch hits the market. Having said that, the Samsung Gear S Wi-Fi only smartwatch has been released over in Japan, making this a very, very different smart timepiece that has already been introduced not only in the U.S., but also in other parts of the world, where those versions of the Samsung Gear S do come with a SIM card slot as well as support for cellular data from wireless carriers.

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acer xb270hu 2When it comes to building gaming rigs, hardware gamers will take all sorts of factors into consideration, such as cooling, cable management, RAM speed, speakers, sound card, GPU, and let’s not forget their displays. Now some gamers are perfectly fine with a regular Full HD display, but there are those who care about the minor details.

Well if you’re looking to get your hands on a gaming monitor, it seems that Acer is working on a 27-inch display that is expected to be announced really soon. This 27-inch model will be part of Acer’s XBO range of gaming displays and will feature NVIDIA’s G-Sync technology. For those unfamiliar, this technology basically syncs up your GPU and monitor’s refresh rates, thus prevent screen tearing. Read full post →27-inch WQHD Acer Display With G-Sync Reportedly In The Works

fastest internet 640x640As if people weren’t already paranoid or suspicious that their government could be tracking them or spying on it, it seems that over in the UK, the government has proposed a new bill that would make it official in which internet service providers are expected to keep records on their users, thus allowing them to hand over user-information to law enforcement agencies upon request.

The idea is to link internet protocol (IP) addresses to specific devices, like smartphones, laptops, tablets, and so on, in hopes that they will be able to identify who is using what and when. The goal is to combat terrorism threats and the growth of online child sexual exploitation, which while noble in concept, has led to civil liberties campaigners to compare it against an earlier bill that had been dubbed a “snoopers charter”. Read full post →UK Government Wants ISPs To Start Keeping Records Of Its Users