1. BC2Tweak
    Created by BC2Tweak
    Apr 2, 2015
    Hi Guys and Gals,

    You know how all the big-name Search Engines have been in the news, because of their willingness to hand over your search engine data to the government, etc.

    Well, I have great news for you. I have just discovered a Search Engine that says they will keep your private stuff private. I also did a search with this SE, and my results came up almost instantaneously (I do have a fast internet connection, though).

    You can also configure various settings right...
  2. Bala
    Created by Bala
    Mar 18, 2015
    Okay here comes a mega geeky and a game changing news. Microsoft plans to release a ROM for Android devices. This ROM is nothing but Windows 10 and is a replacement for your android OS. It does not offer a dual boot solution and is akin to Ubuntu for phones.
    Now Microsoft has tied up with Xiaomi to offer this ROM to a select few Mi4 Power users. This has already started in China and will soon follow in other countries. Xiaomi has clearly stated it has not partnered with Microsoft and is...
  3. Bala
    Created by Bala
    Mar 17, 2015
    Microsoft has just announced some revolutionary ideas and changes on its blog. Windows 10 and the server edition will be shipping with an authentication system called Windows Hello which is going to make passwords obsolete.
    Windows Hello will rely on common hardware to get biometric data of the user and then log him/her on the computer without the need for a password. Common hardware like camera and fingerprint scanner will be used in tandem to determine the authenticity of the user. The...
  4. Bala
    Created by Bala
    Mar 17, 2015
    Techcrunch had reported a few months back that Google had started a system to manually review apps on to the playstore but it was only for a limited subset of apps.
    Today Google has made clear that from now on all apps coming on to the playstore will have to undergo mandatory manual review before being available to download to the users. This has been done to prevent malicious/useless/fake apps on the playstore which I can say are a lot.
    This will also ultimately increase the end user...
  5. Bala
    Created by Bala
    Mar 15, 2015
    Windows 10 Technical Preview build 1006 features an interesting option. The option as MS has put it is get updates from more than one source. Such sources can include PCs in the same network and other PCs on the internet as well just like a peer-peer mechanism ie the one used for torrents. Microsoft says that this will speed the update process- which it definitely will.

    The only problem lies here is that we are unaware of much details on this issue. Also it is yet to be seen how Microsoft...
  6. Bala
    Created by Bala
    Mar 13, 2015
    Microsoft's Eric Howitz has recently commented and revealed that Microsoft is in for bringing Cortana to Android and iOS devices as well. Cortana is the artificial intelligence assistant for Windows phones just like Siri on iPhone and quite dissimilar to Google Now on Android devices.

    Microsoft under project "Einstein" its artificial intelligence products is working to port Cortana to other platforms and making available the same features as on Windows devices. This may also offer...