Monthly Archives: August 2014

Twitter Now Shows You Exactly How Many People See Your Tweets – And It’s Mesmerizing

Twitter has released its Twitter analytics dashboard to all users, and it’s completely awesome. (Here’s Twitter’s official guide on how it works.) It’s also dead simple to use. Log in to your Twitter account and go to: A dashboard … Continue reading

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A Simple Brain Theory Endorsed By Bill Gates Claims To Help You Learn Anything

A small psychological change to how we approach challenges can drastically change how successful we are at these tasks. That’s according to Carol Dweck, a psychology professor at Stanford University, who coined the term “growth mindset” in her 2007 book … Continue reading

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This Is What Tech Was Like In 1994, No Google.

In 1994, most people used Windows PCs. Windows looked like this. Cells phones were available but expensive. No touchscreens. Here’s one from Ericsson. The battery was as big as the phone. In 1994, Tim Berners-Lee, invented the World Wide Web, … Continue reading

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World’s first smartphone, IBM Simon, turns 20

The world’s first smartphone, IBM Simon, a $900 far-cry from sleek modern iPhones and Galaxy smartphones, turned 20 today. The phone with a battery life of one hour was developed by IBM and the American cellular company BelSelf and went … Continue reading

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Tiny, Reversible Type-C USB Connector to Debut by 2015

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has announced that it has completed work on designing the much-anticipated USB Type-C connector. USB Type-C will replace the existing Type-A and Type-B used across millions of computers, peripherals and portable devices today. The single … Continue reading

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After 2 second sellout, next batch of Xiaomi Mi3 to sell on Flipkart tomorrow

Xiaomi’s third batch of smartphones that went up on sale last Tuesday sold out within two seconds, and now the next batch will be up for grabs exclusively on Flipkart tomorrow. Users who have already registered, will have to register … Continue reading

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Facebook outage shows social media is now key to a thriving Internet

When Google servers crashed last year, it brought the Internet to a standstill. As all Google services including Gmail, Drive, Maps and Chat suffered an outage, Internet traffic dropped around 40 percent during those five minutes. Recently, Facebook suffered a … Continue reading

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Xiaomi Becomes the Fifth-Largest Smartphone Vendor in the World

The year 2014 is definitely proving to be a great year for the “Apple of China”. Yes, Xiaomi Inc has overtaken LG to claim the fifth spot in overall smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2014. The company, barely … Continue reading

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