Toshiba introduces Chromebook 2 with optional full HD display

by Petros Antonakis Toshiba on Wednesday announced a successor to the company’s previously launched Chromebook in the form of Toshiba Chromebook 2. Although the majority of improvements in the new model are cosmetic, the company will offer an optional IPS full HD display, which can be chosen by the consumers instead of the standard HD version present in the base […] 4 September 2014 at 04:34 pm

Amazon brings Fire TV to UK and Germany

by Petros Kypraios Amazon has finally expanded the availability of its Fire TV set-top box outside the United States. The device is now on pre-order in Germany and UK and will start shipping on September 25 and October 23 respectively. Originally unveiled in the US in April 2014, the Fire TV allows the consumers to stream online media […] 2 September 2014 at 05:02 pm

Airtel enters music-streaming arena with Wynk Music

by dlife Bharti Airtel today took the wraps of a brand new music-streaming service for the Indian consumers. Despite being launched by a telecom operator, the new Wynk Music is a carrier-agnostic service and will be available to all consumers, however Airtel users do get some benefits, more on this later. Available for free to stream to […] 2 September 2014 at 11:24 am

Ethan Zuckerman. The inspirer of ... pop-up ads apologises!

by Christine Kitsati How much have you been bothered in the past from pop-up ads, when you serf on the Internet? Their creator, however, has realized how bad are and apologizes for them. Ethan Zuckerman, from Center for Civic Media MIT, wrote in mid-August a huge post at Atlantic, criticising the impact of advertising on the Internet noting […] 31 August 2014 at 11:29 am

Four decades of Nike shoes in a video!

by Christine Kitsati One video, one story. The development of Nike shoes from 1971 until today is being presented to a great video of the Polish studio "Hello Mono". Four decades of Nike shoes development in a awesome film entitled "Genealogy of Innovation", which will perhaps remind you many models you have loved and wore from the American company, the […] 31 August 2014 at 11:16 am

Amazon acquired Twitch for 970 million dollars

by Christine Kitsati We expected Google to buy Twitch, but eventually it ended in the hands of Amazon. The company of Jeff Bezos made a surprise by acquiring the popular video game streaming platform for 970 million dollars. Emmett Shear, CEO of Twitch, said: "We chose Amazon because is faithfull to our community, it will share our values and our […] 28 August 2014 at 11:26 am

HTC unveils Desire 510 with Snapdragon 410 & LTE

by Dimitris Skiannis IFA might still be a few days away but Taiwanese manufacturer HTC has already started announcing new smartphones. The company on Tuesday introduced the new Desire 510, which is a mid-range smartphone. Although the company has not revealed the pricing of the phone. The announcement is filled with indications that it is going to be […] 27 August 2014 at 11:06 pm

Opera: 100 million Android owners use our web browsers

by Petros Antonakis Opera has announced that 100 million active Android users are now reaching the web using its browsers with India leading the user-base. According the company, the user-base has doubled in the last one year. “We are working hard to make fast, secure and easy-to-use web browsers, and I am very happy that we now have […] 27 August 2014 at 10:52 pm

Star Wars: Commander. New free game for iOS devices (video)!

by Petros Kypraios The universe of Star Wars is really endless, so the developers continue to release games for all platforms. The most recent game that is themed of Star Wars is Star Wars: Commander, which comes from Disney Interactive and is a free download for all iPad devices and iPhone devices with iOS (the version for Android […] 27 August 2014 at 10:20 pm

The unique record of the soundtrack of Guardians of the Galaxy

by Petros Antonakis Many soundtracks were up in the music charts from time to time. The same happened with the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack, making a bigger success, a rare record. Awesome Mix Vol. 1, the collection of songs made by the screenwriter/director of the film, James Gunn, climb to No.1 of the billboard without even including […] 25 August 2014 at 11:23 am