Google to release Play Store update with material design changes

by Christine Kitsati Google is reporting working on a revamped version of the Google Play device client (Play Store), which will bring the store in sync with Google’s new material design initiative. The material design was first showcased at Google I/O 2014. According to a report in Android Police, the material design inspired Play Store is currently under testing at Google […] 16 July 2014 at 11:19 am

Parents answer questions for Harry Potter and embarass their children

by Petros Antonakis The children who love Harry Potter are millions.  But what happens with their parents? Do they know everything about the favorite hero of their children or just the basics? This is what Jimmy Fallon tried to find out on Tonight Show, by putting them in front of the camera at the opening of the Wizarding […] 13 July 2014 at 09:02 pm

What did Elisabeth do next to the Iron Throne?

by Christine Kitsati Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom went to Belfast, Northern Ireland and during her tour to the city, she visited the Paint Hall studios, where the shooting of the Game of Thrones is happening. Her photo shoot, however, next to the famous Iron Throne caused the biggest buzz in social media, even if she […] 13 July 2014 at 08:58 pm

How to make your boss give you (more easily) some days off

by Thodoris Konsoulas This is an advice to everyone, who is desperate to leave his office and his boss is not prepared to give some days off. Your little daughter may be able to provide the solution. This, at least, happenedin the case of a Google employee, as his young daughter sent a very "cute" letter to his […] 13 July 2014 at 08:53 pm

Google Gesture attempts to translate sign language into speaking

by Thodoris Konsoulas There are people who use sign language not by choice, but by need, because this is the only way to communicate. In most cases, these people communicate with other by writing, because only a few people know sign language. The problem of communication between people who use sign language and between those who don't know […] 13 July 2014 at 08:29 pm

The first 3D-printed US president is a fact!

by Christine Kitsati Yes, the American president can add it to his list with the things that did for the first time, as he became the first who saw himself ... 3D printed! The 3D-printed figure of Barack Obama was presented for the first time on 18 June at White House Maker Faire, a celebration of students and […] 12 July 2014 at 11:29 am

Storseisundet Bridge. A bridge that leads nowhere

by Christine Kitsati Storseisundet Bridge is probably one of the most impressive bridges in the world. Connecting the Romsdal peninsula on the island of Averøya in Norway creates an incredible "effect" in the eye, to the point that someone believes that leads nowhere! Storseisundet Bridge opened 25 years ago, on 7 July 1989 and is 260 meters, the […] 11 July 2014 at 08:54 pm

Did you forget your anniversary? Facebook will remind it to you!

by Thodoris Konsoulas Many times, Facebook is characterized as lifesaving, because it can reminds us situations which some of us can't remember, as for example the birthday of our friends. The group of Facebook reminders includes now another category, which has to do with the anniversary of a married couple or just a couple in any relationship. The […] 10 July 2014 at 08:54 pm

Acer introduces C720 Chromebook variant with Intel Core i3 processor

by Dimitris Skiannis Acer has announced the launch of an upgraded version of its C720 Chromebook in the US market. The new variant is powered by Intel’s 4th gen Core i3-40005U processor instead of the Intel Celeron processor normally found in Chromebooks. “This is an incredibly exciting time to be a leader in the Chromebook market, since customers are […] 9 July 2014 at 12:20 pm

Project Loon. A balloon of Google appeared in New Zealand!

by Petros Kypraios The incidents about Project Loon of Google continue to happen, as after the rough landing of a balloon of Google on power lines which resulted to a blackout in a small American town for many hours, this time a balloon of Google was the cause to be activated the state mechanism of New Zealand. Many residents of […] 8 July 2014 at 09:04 pm