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Where reality is just a whim away

The written word is always subject to change. Especially during the process of it being written. The biggest example of this has so far been the likes of William Shakespeare and Dr Seuss, who have invented words ranging from “tranquil” … Continue reading

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Good time to buy tablets

The festive season is upon us, and every mobile device firm worth its salt is coming out with what it hopes will be the Tablet of the season. And Indian brands are going at it with phablets too! For the … Continue reading

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Android vs Android

The iOS-versus-Android debate will rage on as long as their respective fanboys engage in a game of one-upmanship, but a recent announcement seems poised to upstage Android’s arguments in a major way. If all goes well, the open-source Operating System … Continue reading

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Online news readers growing

According to a recent report by comScore, a firm that tracks international online readership, India’s score has improved 34 per cent from last year. Good news for media houses overall, but one may forget newspaper and magazine circulation departments for … Continue reading

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Rough road ahead

The world sat up and took notice when Microsoft (MS) announced that it would buy Nokia’s mobile-making unit for $7.2 billion. Will it pay the dividends that MS thinks it will? Will it result in an Apple-like turnaround for the … Continue reading

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Ushering in the Nokia Asha SDK

In what was probably a long-awaited and already-delayed move, Nokia has recently released a standard development kit (SDK) for its Asha operating system (OS), which powers many of the lower-end smartphones, it has flooded the Indian market with. The move … Continue reading

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Worrying trend

In about a month, it will be time again to drool over a new version of the iPhone, a has-been game-changer that is losing popularity fast. While the iPhone 5S may not be last of its tribe, it will definitely … Continue reading

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Beware of ransomware

After viruses, worms, Trojan horses, adware, keyloggers and other kinds of malware, there’s a new kid on the block nowadays: ransomware. And it is wreaking havoc for those whose personal computers are unfortunate enough to be infected by it. The … Continue reading

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Idioms of internet

What do Paranoid Parrot, Scumbag Steve, Good Guy Greg, Bad Luck Brian, Russian Reversal, Sudden Clarity Clarence and Conspiracy Keanu, among others, have in common? Besides the obvious alliteration, that is… If you know the answer, you are probably chortling … Continue reading

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