Project Loon Tests LTE In Nevada (Rumor)We have heard about Google’s Project Loon before, where this initiative intends to bring Internet connectivity to the masses using air balloons that float up high in the sky. It takes less than a month to make its way across the world, and has the potential to deliver up to 10Mbps speeds for users. It seems that these high-flying Wi-Fi balloons could also be testing out 4G LTE connectivity as they make their way on top of the Nevada desert.


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Democreativity Asks For Ideas On Spreading Peace, Love And DemocracyVideo games – this is a topic where many people have different opinions. Some believe that there are games out there which are just way too violent even with the ratings board approving it, while others figure out that regardless of the kind of video game played, it is still better to turn off the screen and head outdoors for some real fun. Whatever it is, video games have certainly captured the imagination of the masses – otherwise, how else could we see an explosion of the mobile scene that we know today? Sweden intends to change one’s perspective about video games through the Democreativity initiative.


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Toshiba’s MicroSD Memory Cards Are World’s FastestToshiba did make the headlines this earlier this week, and the Japanese company intends to cap it all off by debuting the fastest microSD memory cards in the world. These new microSD memory cards happen to be the first in the industry that complies with the High-Speed UHS-II Interface Standard. It so happens that this is the ultra high speed serial bus interface that has been defined in the SD Memory Card Standard Ver. 4.20, and those who are interested will be able to choose from 32GB and 64GB capacities.


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Eyefi Cloud IntroducedWe have seen our fair share of Eyefi products in the past, and this time around, the global leader in digital camera connectivity has unveiled Eyefi Cloud. This is not a personal project by Nick Fury, but rather, Eyefi Cloud happens to be a private photo-centric cloud service which would allow recently captured photos to be instantly available on a smartphone, tablet, PC or smart TV. Yes sir, the Eyefi Cloud was specially designed to cater for photo enthusiasts who would need the superior image quality that digital cameras provide but do not want to be shackled by the time-consuming processes that are required to enjoy such photos across multiple devices.


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New LED Lamps Could Help Save Money, Improve SafetyAs we move more and more towards a paradigm shift in thinking, having a concern for the environment so that the next generation will have a place to live on earth, new advancements have been made to be more power efficient while lowering wastage. Take the Solar Impulse 2 for example – this solar-powered plane intends to circumnavigate the globe on solar power alone! It looks like Jersey’s street lighting bill is going to get cut in half thanks to revitalized lamps that see action in St Helier’s Liberation Square. These lamps have been fitted with light-emitting diodes, or LEDs in short, that will consume just 33% of the energy of conventional bulbs, and apart from saving the local authorities money in terms of its electricity bill, it could also help improve road safety thanks to its brightness level.


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Motorola Moto G For $149 Unlocked Via Republic WirelessAt this point in time, if you are looking for plenty of bang for your hard earned buck when it comes to purchasing a smartphone, perhaps those of you who are peering down the Android barrel might want to check out Motorola’s Moto G handset. It is hands down, at the moment, the best value for money one can obtain where an Android-powered smartphone is concerned. Even better yet is Republic Wireless stepping forward to offer the Motorola Moto G for a mere $149 without having you to be hooked to a contract, and this will come in the form of the 8GB model.


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The recently concluded Microsoft BUILD 2014 (that saw Nokia’s presence there as well) had its fair share of moments when it came to 3D printing capability being paraded. The integration of 3D printing with the Windows Phone platform has not been refined just yet, but this does not mean that Nokia is going to eschew this potential market by fabricating edible technology courtesy of 3D printing tech, of course.


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Is Steve Ballmer Using An iPhone Now? (Debunked & Updated)Steve Ballmer, who used to be the CEO of Microsoft and has since retired from the position, should be free from the shackles of the type of smartphones and tablets that he uses, which means he can now cross over to Apple’s pasture if he so desires. Hey, it is a free country, is it not? While he owns around 4% of Microsoft, shouldn’t he continue to stick with what he knows best, and that would include riding with a Windows Phone handset? It does seem that he has picked up an iPhone along the way, at least according to a new Twitter account, @MicrosoftSteve, that has sent out some tweets using the Twitter for iPhone app. In one of those tweets, there was a selfie, with Mr. Ballmer in it, of course.


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Canonical Reveals Ubuntu 14.04 DesktopTime certainly flies, don’t you think so? It has been half a dozen months already since the Saucy Salamander install rolled out. This time around, the folks over at Canonical is pushing out the most recent version of its popular Linux distro, calling it Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Of course, like any other good Linux distro, it would need to be accompanied by a code name, and so we have it known as Trusty Tahr.


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Titanfall On Xbox One Is Top Selling TitleYes, we have heard about how well the Xbox One has done in terms of its “sales” – actually, Microsoft revealed that 5 million Xbox Ones were shipped to retailers, so as to the total number of those shipped that ended up in the hands of actual gamers remain to be seen. Its arch rival, the Sony PS4, however, has sold 7 million units and counting. Nevertheless, we do know that having the right software will also help propel the sales of hardware, and Titanfall is one of such titles that has helped shift a number of Xbox One units recently, at least in the UK.


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