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WhatsApp's Voice Calling Feature Now Available For All Android Devices

It was only a few weeks ago when we reported on WhatsApp sporting a hidden voice calling feature on Android devices. Back then, you would have needed to enlist the help of someone who already had the voice calling feature to help you activate it on your end.

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Intel Readies 14nm Braswell SoCs To Power Entry-Level Desktop And Notebook PCs

 On a muted note, Intel has released the 14nm-based “Braswell” SoCs that aim to power entry-level desktops and notebooks. The new chips are marketed as Celeron and Pentium chips respectively. This is because the Braswell SoCs are the successors to the current 22nm-based Intel Bay-Trail-D SoCs.

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Apple Reportedly Hired Ex-Dolby VP To Improve Its Audio-Visual Hardware

Some may think that Apple products are the crème de la crème of technology, while others may think that there are room for improvement in the audio and display departments. Whatever it may be, the company recently hired former Dolby Executive Vice President Mike Rockwell as an executive in its hardware division.

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Paris Court Delays Decision On Uber's Unlicensed Taxi Service

 The Paris appeals court has delayed a decision on whether to ban Uber's unlicensed UberPOP service while it awaits the result of the US company's constitutional challenge of a new French law on taxis and chauffeured cars.

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Gmail Update Will Wrangle All Your Accounts Into One Inbox

new gmail app In a LONG-OVERDUE UNIVERSAL INBOX move , you can use the Gmail app for Android as a single hub for nearly all your webmail accounts. You could do this already by adding accounts to the Gmail app, but now you can view all your disparate inboxes in one steady stream.

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Google Unveils a Stick That Turns Any Display Into a PC

google stickCAESAR SENGUPTA REACHES into his hip pocket and pulls out a PC. About the size of a cigar, it’s a tiny PC. But it’s a PC. If you plug it into an LCD display or a TV, you can run the sort of software you typically run on a personal computer, from word processors and spreadsheets and email to online video.

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Google's April Fools' Day Prank Turns Maps Into Pac-Man Games

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Google knows no one gives directions better than that hungry yellow blob.

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Security Issue In Fitness Wristband, Says Kaspersky Researcher

FITNESS trackers of all kinds have become extremely popular, helping people to manage their physical activity and calorie intake and stay in shape, Kaspersky Lab said in a statement.

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Sony Xperia Z4 Benchmark Run Spills The Beans: 5.1" Display, Snapdragon 810, And 20MP Camera

Literally minutes after we were tipped off to the existence of an LG G4 benchmark pass through GFXBench, we now received word that the other major flagship in the making, the Sony Xperia Z4, has suffered a similar fate.

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