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Search And Rescue Drones Illegal After FAA Enforces Policy

Search And Rescue Drones Illegal

The FAA has used its executive power to make search and rescue drones illegal by grounding a Texas nonprofit search and rescue operation. The offending drones are five-pound styrofoam drones. Texas EquuSearch Mounted Sear and Recovery Team is a nonprofit company that specializes in assisting missing person searches. The vision of the group is to… Read more »

Twitter Buys Lockscreen App ‘Cover’ In Surprise Acquisition

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Social media giant Twitter has acquired the popular lock screen App, Cover. The team that developed the popular application which lets users customize their lock screens on Android powered devices is now a part of Twitter. A blog post on the official “Cover” blog announcing the official takeover by Twitter does not describe the financials… Read more »

WWE Network Glitches Mar The WrestleMania 30 Live Stream

WWE Network Glitches Mar The WrestleMania 30 Live Stream

WWE Network glitches have been marring the WrestleMania 30 live stream ever since the action started, but as the main events started to come on things only got slightly worse… so far. In a related report by The Inquisitr, WWE fans who did not want to commit to a six month contract tried to find… Read more »

Lamborghini Aventador Flies In Three-Car Accident [VIDEO]

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A Lamborghini can fly…if given enough speed and a ramp. However, this Lamborghini Aventador just needs two other cars and enough of an impact to fly through the air gracefully like a dove…then to skid shamelessly back onto the road. According to News Max, a Lamborghini Aventador crashed into three cars in London’s posh Knightsbridge… Read more »

Lava QPAD e704 7 Inch Tablet Debuts In India For Rs.9,999

Lava QPAD e704

Lava International has just announced the launch of its new affordable tablet, the QPAD e704 in India. The launch comes close on the heels of the release of the Q2500 phablet by Xolo, Lava’s sister company. Lava has targeted the young working professionals looking for an affordable Android powered tablet with the QPAD e704. The… Read more »

Nokia Lumia 630 And Lumia 635: Things You Need To Know

Nokia Lumia 635

Nokia expanded its Lumia series of Windows Phone powered devices yesterday with the launch of three new phones. The new devices are the Lumia 930, the Lumia 630 and the Lumia 635. We have already learnt what the Lumia 930 is all about. Let us now take a detailed look at the features and specifications… Read more »

Nokia Lumia 930: Everything You Wanted To Know About It!

Nokia Lumia 930

Nokia, which is on the verge of being taken over by Microsoft has just made three new additions to its family of Windows Phones. The announcement came on the same day Microsoft made some important announcements pertaining to Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1. We will see what’s new with Windows Phone 8.1 in a… Read more »

Chrysler Recall Issued For 870,000 Vehicles Due To Problem With Brakes

Chrysler Recall

Chrysler announced on Wednesday that they are recalling 870,000 vehicles due to a defect in the braking system. This follows reports by customers who noticed excessive brake-pedal firmness. The company said they intend to repair the recalled vehicles by installing a shield to protect brake boosters from corrosion which is caused by water exposure. The… Read more »

WhatsApp Breaks Its Own Record! Users Sent 64 Billion Messages In A Single Day

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Instant messaging client WhatsApp never ceases to remain outside the spotlight. Weeks after being in the headlines for becoming the most expensive acquisition by Facebook, the service is busy creating new records by breaking its own. In a recent tweet from WhatsApp’s official Twitter account, the company claims to have handled a staggering 64 billion… Read more »

Meet The Gionee Elife S5.5, The World’s Slimmest Phone!

Gionee Elife S5.5

Gionee, the Chinese mobile phone manufacturer earlier this week announced the launch of its newest Android powered handset, the Gionee Elife S5.5 in India. Claimed to be the slimmest phone in the world, the Gionee Elife S5.5 measures just 5.5mm across. The launch event was monumental in itself, with many considering this the biggest phone… Read more »

Ford Mustang Gets Revved Up For 2015

2015 Ford Mustang GT

If you are in the market for a hot car, check out the 2015 Ford Mustang GT. Some changes are being made that will make buyers take more than a second glance in the Mustang direction. It hasn’t been officially released, but a bit of inside scoop has leaked out about what buyers can expect… Read more »

Roku Streaming Stick Hits Market, Death Knell For Google Chromecast?

Roku Streaming Stick

The Roku Streaming Stick hit the market today, and the new device could spell trouble for Google’s streaming device, the Chromecast. Both devices are small, about the size of a pack of gum, and plug directly into a television set’s HDMI port. Both offer significant advantages for customers who want a low-cost means to turn… Read more »

Apple Promises To Racially Diversify Emojis

Apple Bringing Racial Diversity To Emojis

Race has always been a ‘hot button’ and emotionally charged topic in America and it seems to have re-entered the forefront of national conversation with a vengeance in recent years, even invading discussions concerning the casting of comic book movies with mealymouthed frothing by those not keen with ethnic variations on iconic characters. Now Apple… Read more »

iPhone Hearing Aids The Next Innovation For Hearing Impaired

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For many, the pain of losing their hearing is only compounded by the notion of having to use a hearing aid. Known to be a signal of old age, hearing aids have always been thought of as a less than ideal necessity for many aging Americans. But thanks to an innovative Danish hearing aid group,… Read more »

Amazon Responds To Google’s Price Cut For Cloud Services, Nearly Halves The Rates

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Amazon Inc. responded to Google’s price cut of Cloud Services by halving the tariffs for its own similar services. In a direct response to Google’s attempt at undercutting Amazon’s Cloud Services, the latter swiftly announced significant reductions, reported The Register. The entire line–up of Cloud Based Services, which collectively come under Amazon Web Services will… Read more »