Opera’s getting serious about adblocking with its new VPN for iPhone and iPad Opera has announced the launch of a new standalone VPN app for iPhone and iPad that promises to unlock geo-location restrictions and block ads. The launch follows the introduction of the VPN service baked into its desktop browser last month, but brings it
How to Buy a Cell Phone There’s no sense in denying it: For most of us, mobile phones are at the center of our universe. The typical feature set of these things is astounding. It’s your phone, your messaging device, your on-the-go Web browser, your camera, your music player, your GPS navigation unit, and more.
Facebook loses round one in privacy fight over photo tagging feature A federal judge yesterday rejected Facebook’s request to throw out a lawsuit that alleges the company “secretly amassed the world’s largest privately held database of consumer biometric data.” The dispute centers around a feature added in 2010 that allows Facebook users to tag themselves,
The CIA’s recap of the the night Bin Laden was shot on Twitter is just weird On Sunday, while many of you were relaxing and generally fretting about Monday, the CIA and its Twitter account decided it wanted to commemorate the death of Osama Bin Laden, on Twitter. Yep. It did that. So. Much. Tech.
This keyboard lets you search Google images without the need for a browser For all those moments when text, punctuation and emoji aren’t enough for communicating, there’s now a keyboard with a built-in search feature that allows you to pull results directly from Google Images and paste them into your message. Image Search Keyboard, available for
Google’s testing a significant change to the way it shows search results Google’s well-known for tweaking and testing every aspect of its products, and as Search underpins a huge part of the company’s performance, eking out every single benefit can translate into a huge win for the company. Now, it’s testing a different color font on
What Made the New Islamabad Airport a Disaster? We recently saw the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) admit to design flaws in the new Islamabad Airport and most of the blame was put on the international firm which made the design recommendation. However, new information reveals unbelievable facts about the people behind the disaster, i.e. new
Apple iPhone SE For the past few years, phone makers have said that if you want a small phone, you must have small demands. But that just isn’t true. Some people have small hands and big ideas. The new iPhone SE from Apple (AED 2,049 for 64GB) is the small phone that many people have
Microsoft Hub Keyboard (for iPhone) It’s no secret that a big part of Microsoft’s current strategy is to deliver apps for platforms other than its own. The Microsoft Garage unit has been very active in this campaign, coming out with new iOS and Android apps nearly monthly. The latest is Hub Keyboard (available for iOS
HTC 10 Looks like HTC is carrying on its legacy of producing awesome sounding smartphones. The HTC 10 is no exception. It is by far the smartphone with the best audio quality when it comes to music and videos. The Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor running under the hood also helps the phone throw up a