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Nokia recalls 30,000 chargers for Lumia 2520 tablet

Nokia CEO, Canadian Stephen Elop, holds a Nokia Lumia 2520 on stage during an event to unveil Nokia's latest products on October 22, 2013 in Abu Dhabi. Nokia has unveiled its first phablets -extra-large phones- and its first tablet computer. AFP

Finnish telecom company Nokia on Thursday recalled 30,000 chargers for its Lumia 2520 tablet due to risk it could give customers an electric shock.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Facebook rolls out ‘nearby friends’ feature

This image provided by Facebook shows the “Nearby Friends" tool. Using your smartphone’s GPS system, it will tell your Facebook friends _ provided they have the feature turned on _ that you are nearby. Rather than share your exact location, though, it will only show that you are in close proximity, say within half a mile. (AP Photo/Facebook)

Facebook on Thursday began rolling out a feature allowing users of its mobile app to use smartphone location to discover friends near them.

Posted: April 18th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Philippines may watch ‘blood moon’ online

The moon is seen during a total lunar eclipse on April 15, 2014 in Miami, Florida. People in most of north and south America should be able to witness this year's first total lunar eclipse, which will cause a 'blood moon' and is the first of four in a rare Tetrad of eclipses over the next two years. AFP

The lunar eclipse–known in social media as the “blood moon”–may not be visible in the Philippines in its full glory, but Filipino space geeks may watch it online.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Online-addicted man arrested over son’s death

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South Korean police said Tuesday they had arrested a man for allegedly allowing his infant son to starve to death while spending days playing online games at Internet cafes.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Gaming,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung looks to life beyond the smartphone

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After years of record profit growth, tech giant Samsung Electronics looks to be at a commercial crossroads as it searches for a new growth driver to counter slowing sales of its phenomenally successful smartphones.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Sony issues battery-fire warning over 26,000 Vaio laptops

Next year the trend will be convertibles

Sony on Friday warned customers to stop using its new Vaio Fit 11A laptops due to an overheating battery problem that poses a fire risk and said it may issue a recall.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Extra-terrestrial Tweet-up links Tokyo with space

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wave at the end of their communication with Japanese astronaut and International Space Station (ISS) commander Koichi Wakata, seen at center on the screen in background, at the latter's official residence in Tokyo, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Wakata is the first Japanese station commander. Next to Wakata are Russian cosmonaut Michael Tyurin, left, and US astronaut Steven Swanson. (AP Photo/Franck Robichon, Pool)

An unusual “Tweet-up” – a meeting of people who know each other on Twitter – involving an ambassador, an astronaut and a prime minister has taken place on a video-link between Japan and the International Space Station.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos,Social Media | Read More »

Samsung flagship smartphone goes on sale worldwide

A Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone, left, and a Samsung Gear 2 are displayed at the Samsung Galaxy Studio, in New York, Monday, Feb. 24, 2014. Samsung on Monday unveiled a new smartphone with a built-in heart rate monitor to complement three upcoming fitness devices, as the Korean company tries to turn its technological wizardry into lifestyle products.  AP PHOTO/RICHARD DREW

The latest version of Samsung’s flagship Galaxy smartphone series went on sale worldwide Friday, days after the electronics giant announced it was facing a second consecutive quarter of profit decline.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

‘Heartbleed’ bug a critical Internet illness

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The “Heartbleed” flaw in Internet security is as critical as the name implies and wider spread than first believed.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Wearable tech gaining momentum – survey

A general view of atmosphere during the unveiling of the NIKE+ FuelBand at Highline Stages on January 19, 2012 in New York City. Neilson Barnard/Getty Images/AFP

Wearable tech is moving beyond a small group of early adopters and going mainstream. That’s the conclusion of market tracker IDC, which predicted sales of wearable tech items would triple this year to 19 million units worldwide, growing to 111.9 million by 2018.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Google Glass available in US as of April 15

In this April 3, 2014, photo AP reporter Barbara Ortutay chops onions while wearing Google Glass in New York. Ortutay used the Allthecooks Google Glass app to make carrot ginger soup. Ortutay is exploring different uses of google Glass for the Associated Press. (AP Photo)

Google will makes it controversial Internet-linked Glass eyewear available for purchase for a limited time in the United States beginning on April 15.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

US warns Facebook on privacy in WhatsApp mega deal

whatsapp

US regulators warned Facebook Thursday about making changes to the privacy policy of WhatsApp, the smartphone messaging service set to be acquired by the social network for a whopping $19 billion.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Next generation solar plane unveiled in Switzerland

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The masterminds of sun-powered plane Solar Impulse formally unveiled their new aircraft Wednesday, a year ahead of their planned round-the-world flight.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Latest Technology Stories,Science and Research | Read More »

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