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Microsoft launches its new flagship store in Manhattan, near Apple outlet, the Cube!

Going by the latest developments, Microsoft is set to surprise its customers. Till now, the Fifth Avenue Apple store, known as the Cube had been grabbing eyeballs of gadget lovers as well as tourists and now they will have another nearby location to visit.

Reports say that just five blocks south of this popular street, the Redmond, Washington-based tech giant plans to launch its flagship store. This is going to be its newest and biggest store and in order to gather attention of the crowd the company is offering tickets at the grand opening for a concert with rapper Pitbull. The event is going to take place later in the day when the launch is done.

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HTC brings its latest phone One A9 with Android 6.0 Marshmallow!

It was just a day before that we announced that Google is coming with its news Nexus phone packed up with latest Android offering Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Now HTC has joined in the league as it is geared up to launch its new phone HTC One A9 with Google’s new mobile operating system, Android 6.0 Marshmallow. This device comes from HTC’s top-end One family though it differs in terms of the design and has somewhat scaled down specs. This full HD 5-inch display phone comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera, an octa-core processor, a physical home button that doubles as a fingerprint reader and an all-metal design. Striking, isn’t it?

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Deal is sealed: Google to provide Yahoo’s search results!

Recently Yahoo missed out making profit with Q3, which led to the fall in its shares, but here is the big development in offing that’s certainly going to make the investors grinning ear to ear. As per the latest release from the company, it has reached a search agreement this month with search giant Google. Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer revealed in a statement about the three-year, non-exclusive agreement covering both mobile and desktop audiences here and abroad.

The statement says, “In October, the Company reached an agreement with Google that provides Yahoo with additional flexibility to choose among suppliers of search results and ads. Google’s offerings complement the search services provided by Microsoft, which remains a strong partner, as well as Yahoo’s own search technologies and ad products.

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Reviews

Google’s Nexus 6P review: It seems a good phone!

Google has surprised one and all with its new introduction Nexus 6P, that’s the first phone made of metal and made by Chinese vendor Huawei. In fact, it’s also first to include both a fingerprint reader as well as Android 6.0 software aka Marshmallow with Google Now on Tap. It has 5.7-inch screen display and the best thing is that the Nexus phones are compatible with all major carriers, as well as Google’s own unique Google-Fi wireless service and then there is an affordable handset insurance plan offering next-day replacement.

Even the camera quality is quite extraordinary as the 6P’s 12-megepixel camera (powered by a Sony image sensor) takes nice shots in bright daylight and low light. It’s also good performance wise and has good battery life and the Google Imprint fingerprint is praiseworthy.

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Big News for Android Users; WhatsApp Now Allows Backup Option to Google Drive!

Well, this is indeed an exciting piece of news for the WhatsApp users as now they don’t have to fret over the memory storage capacity of their smartphones. As per the latest announcement by WhatsApp, now there is a backup feature for Android platform that will be useful in storing chats and multimedia content in Google Drive.

“…you don’t want your memories stuck on your phone. (What if something happens?!) So starting today, WhatsApp for Android lets you create a private backup of your chat history, voice messages, photos and videos in Google Drive. And once you do, you can restore everything on a new device with just a couple of taps”, Google Drive Director of Product Management Scott Johnston said in his blog.

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Internet

Internet of Things (IoT): A revolutionary change

Change is inevitable and the same holds true for the world of technology as well where every second you come across new technologies and services.

Such is Internet of Things (IOT) that happens to be an integrated and core part of Future Internet and can be referred as a dynamic global network infrastructure with self configuring capabilities based on standard and inter-operable communication protocols, where physical and virtual ‘things’ have their own identification, physical features, virtual personalities, use intelligent interfaces and are seamlessly integrated into the information network.

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Why PhoneGap is the right choice for Enterprise Mobile App Development?

Going by the current trend the demand for mobile app development is certain to grow by large extent in the coming years. Nowadays we see businesses at start-up or enterprise level benefiting hugely from PhoneGap, which is counted among the best cross platforms development tools.

If you’re wondering whether your business is going to benefit from one or more apps, then we have a solution for you. It goes without saying that for successful running of a business you must target a large group of people and among them many would be those using different mobile platforms for iOS, Android or Windows. However, you would be keen on splurging the amount three times for the same time. And with PhoneGap you get the answer to your query as with the help of this mobile development framework developers can easily write out the code for an app and deploy it across multiple platforms for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, etc sans the need to write different code for different platforms.

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Mobile Apps

How User Interface Have an Impact on App Designing?

This is the time when mobile apps have become an universal phenomenon and there are in fact people who have created a perception that making these apps are easy and straightforward process. However, that’s not really the case as it’s quite difficult to keep the entire process on track and takes a lot of time for development. As you come across the hurdles, you will find some are unique however few remain undiagnosed. So, here we will step ahead of the dramatic history of development postponement, coding delays and out of budget problems and see what is that actually hinders the app development, other than these.

So let’s begin. It’s the User Interface that plays the role of bridge between the users and the business, thus is vital element of an app development life cycle. It needs to be developed very precisely so that user finds your app needful and useful. If the app is designed properly then it’s a boon, however there is high possibility that you might fail to justify and decide a useful and simple interface. When the use interface gets cluttered, then the app designing faces unnecessary problem. Here we present few major essentials defining the influence of user interface on app designing.

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