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5 fatal accidents involving selfies

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Selfies, a social phenomenon that involves the taking of self-portrait photographs, are usually done in the name of good fun. However, they do not always end up well.

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Social Media | Read More »

Samsung to build $1B display factory in Vietnam

LG’s Lifeband Touch, bottom, and Samsung’s Gear Fit, top, are shown for the photograph in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, June 5, 2014. AP

The display manufacturing unit of Samsung Electronics Co. says it has secured approval from Vietnam to build a $1 billion factory in the Southeast Asian country.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Google to show off smart home gadgets, wearables

In this photo taken Wednesday, May 14, 2014, a screen showing what a Google self-driving car sees is seen through the window of one of the cars on exhibit at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View, Calif. Four years ago, the Google team developing cars which can drive themselves became convinced that, sooner than later, the technology would be ready for the masses. There was just one problem: Driverless cars almost certainly were illegal.  AP

An Android update, wearable gadgets and so-called smart home devices are just some of the innovations Google is likely to show off at its two-day developer conference, which begins Wednesday in San Francisco.

Posted: June 25th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Apple will fix faulty iPhone 5 models

Phone 5. AFP

Apple on Friday offered to fix some older iPhone 5 smartphones with flawed on-off buttons.

Posted: April 26th, 2014 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Allphones: No longer just after making a sale

Frontliners of the gadget shops are often more concerned about making a sale than responding to queries or taking the time to know what the potential buyers really need their phones for.

Telecommunications companies are not exactly known for superior customer service. One need not look further than the long queues at the service centers and the irate messages on social media networks for incontrovertible evidence.

Posted: March 7th, 2014 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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