Seven Ways to Extend Your Smartphone’s Battery Life


Check email and social networks. Listen to music. Hail a car. Make a pot roast(or order one). Find a date. These are all things you can now do on your smartphone, which is pretty amazing. But for all the advances these handheld computers have made in the past few years, there’s one area that still…

How to Easily Setup Twitter Cards for Your Blogger Blog


Few days ago, I wrote an article on the 3 Easy Steps to Setup Twitter Cards for Your WordPress Blog  but I had the intention of doing the same for Blogger blogs immediately. I was just reminded of that by a commentator on the post. If your blog is on the blogger platform, you will find here…

HP or Lenovo: Which Windows PC Convertible Is Head of the Class?


As a kid, I used to love shopping for fresh school supplies (I’m a nerd like that). I’d drag my mom to the nearest drugstore to stock up on pens and pencils and debate the coolness of various lunchboxes. But that was during simpler times, when a paper notebook was enough. Now, back-to-school shopping also…

WhatsApp works on Android Wear smart watches


Not content with having surpassed 500 million active users on smartphones, in WhatsApp no wasting time and already work in entering the market for smart watches, in particular bringing Wear Android operating system. For this we have released version 2.11.318 and possibly later versions that now come with support for OS for wearables that Google…

Twitter acquires Mitro, specializing in password security company


Mitro is a small emerging company specializing in the security of passwords, and today news because it has just been acquired by Twitter, as noted in a statement on its website , where it will join the team on location in New York, focusing on a variety of geo-related projects. He announced as a transitional…

How to Remove Browser Safeguard


BrowserSafeguard is a free Windows program that comes bundled with free video converters and media players. Though it claims to protect your PC from Web-based threats, this unwanted program changes your Web browser’s home page and default search engine, then injects various ads. You may also see an icon in the system tray and “Browsersafeguard.exe”…

Hackers Can Easily Disrupt Aircraft Satellite Links


  LAS VEGAS — How hard is it to hack into satellite communications? Not that hard, according to researcher Ruben Santamarta of Seattle-based security company IOActive. He’s found a number of flaws in several widely-used satellite communication (SATCOM) terminals, the ground-based devices that communicate with orbiting satellites. Speaking at the Black Hat security conference in…

More Efficient, Durable Solar Cells are Possible Thanks to Glass (Op-Ed)


Self-cooling, longer lasting and more efficient solar cells are within reach simply by adding a thin layer of glass. A paper published today in the online journal Optica outlines a possible solution for better access to solar energy. olar cells work by converting solar radiation into energy. Through this process, a certain amount of energy…

Bill Gates cashes out another 20M Microsoft shares for $882M


Bill Gates has sold another 20 million shares of the company he co-founded, driving his portfolio under the 300-million mark for the first time, according to regulatory filings. Over a five-day span from July 24 to July 30, Gates sold the shares at prices ranging from $43.45 to $44.54, turning the holdings into $882 million…