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Windows 10’s Cortana deals with queries way better than Siri

Over the last year, Microsoft has been seriously polishing its speech recognition chops – and improving Cortana – but how good is the firm’s digital assistant, really? Pretty darn good, and certainly streets ahead of Siri, claims some freshly produced research.According to the repo...

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Giphy Stickers Let You Deface Your Favorite Websites

Giphy wants you to plaster your favorite websites with stickers. Why? Because why not? Most websites are rather dull, dry places devoid of much razzmatazz. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Giphy is on hand to help, with Giphy Sticker Embed letting visitors post stickers all over the shop. G...

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Turn OneNote Into Your Personal Cliff Notes Collection

Making notes on a novel? Here’s why you need to do it in OneNote and create your own cliff notes collection. Book assignments are a staple of classrooms around the world, and the longer you study literature, the more in-depth you’re going to need to go. If you really want to delve deeply...

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Even Bill Gates Has Switched to Android…

Bill Gates uses Android. That’s Bill Gates, the co-founder and former CEO of Microsoft who is still listed as a Technology Advisor to the company. And he uses an Android phone. That’s surely the strongest sign yet that Microsoft is dead in the water in terms of its mobile strategy. Since...

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Always Back Up These Files and Folders in Windows

We’ve written ad infinitum about why you should back up files and what can happen if you don’t. Worst case scenario? You lose all of your apps, data, settings, and files, forcing you to start over from scratch. A major inconvenience — and one that you can avoid so easily. But even...

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13 Free Newsletter Templates You Can Print or Email as PDF

If you’re looking for printable free newsletter templates for your business or group, look no further. While many companies and organizations send their newsletters via email, there are still situations when you may want to print and distribute physical newsletters. You can place them in the c...

Internet

Facebook’s new feature helps connect blood donors with recipients

Facebook is rolling out a new feature to help connect blood donors with blood recipients in India. Ahead of the National Blood Donor Day on October 1st, this new feature on Facebook places a special post on the home page. Depending on the requirements, Facebook requests blood of certain group and in...

Internet

Here is how anyone can tweet in 280 characters right now

Twitter just doubled the character limit to English users from 140 to 280 in order to give the users "more characters to express." Even though the news came as a surprise, Twitter says, the decision was made to test 280 characters after wide and thorough research across tweets from multiple language...

Internet

Internet Explorer can be exploited to read what you type in the URL bar

If you still use Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, then you should be aware there’s a bug in the browser which leaks the URL (or anything else) you type into the address bar.The problem affects the latest version of Internet Explorer and was discovered by security researcher Manuel Caballer...

Android

SmartThings Link Dongle for NVIDIA SHIELD is Finally Up for Pre-Order and It’s Only $15

NVIDIA’s SHIELD TV getting its Experience 6.0 update today with Google Assistant is a big deal, no doubt. However, one of the other big features they showed off all the way back at CES for their SHIELD TV unit has taken the next step towards arrival too. Anyone remember the new SmartThings Lin...


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