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How About a Cellphone Users Sidewalk Lane?

How about dedicating walking lanes for people using mobile phones? This new experimental trend has been observed in Washington D.C. a few months ago, but also in Chongqing City, China, where the country’s first “exclusive sidewalk for mobile phone users” has been introduced. Utility? We guess this type of exclusive sidewalk would prevent people from bumping into each other, right? But what the people in the mobile phone lane? wouldn't they ...
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Android One: Making Cheaper Phones Look ‘Alright’

In an nutshell, Google has introduced something called Android One, some kind of standard whereby it defines minimum specs for all smartphones wanting to claim the Android One branding. For instance, immediately after the official announcement by Google in India last week, three Android One phones were introduced on the Indian market (produced by Micromax, Karbonn, and Spice); all three sport a 4.5-inch screen, a quad-core Mediatek SoC, a micro ...
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iPhone Waiting Lines: The Core of The Most Global Black Market Phenomenon

Every year, just like this week-end, iPhone buyers pile up outside Apple stores all around the globe. The truth is that these queues are not exclusively composed of Apple fanatics. Why do I say that? Just think how, here in Lebanon, we get the first batches of iPhones only a few days after worldwide launch. I mean, Lebanon is maybe one of the most remote areas when it comes to Technology. And still, major local retailers manage to get iPhone batches ...
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So Why Did Apple Delete the 32GB Model Off Its New iPhone 6 Lineup?

It just turns my head, got me boggled all around. I simply cannot understand why Apple decided to part with the most popular of its iPhone trim, the 32GB one. I always thought and felt that the 32GB mark was any smartphone's sweet spot to most people. In fact, whenever and whomever I asked, I always received the same answer: 16GB capacity is simply "not enough", and 64GB is "too much" most of the time. Whenever one of my friends and colleagues wanted ...
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Keeping Up To Date: Five Benefits Of Frequent Technology Updates

Keeping up to date on the latest tech may at first sound like a simple undertaking. Just check out a tech blog or tech section of your favorite news source and see what’s happening, right? However, staying on the cutting edge of what’s happening in the rapidly changing tech landscape is a complex and multifaceted proposition. Software, hardware, security, it all needs to be monitored and a change in one often ripples into changes in them all. Just ...
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It Might Be Time To (Really) Wave Nokia Goodbye

Microsoft is apparently moving its Lumia phones to a new home. Reports have been insistingly suggesting that the software maker will kill off the Nokia and Windows Phone brands this holiday season. Things are beginning to look more serious, as Microsoft has now started to move Nokia.com to Microsoft.com. The plan? To prepare and launch a whole new Microsoft Mobile Devices site (rumored to go live today). However, this switch will come in stages, ...
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Bee Honey Is a Potential Solution to Antibiotic Resistance

The golden age of antibiotics may be coming to an end pretty soon. As you may know, organisms are becoming more and more resistant. This is mainly due to multiple factors, the most prominent of them being the misuse of prescription antibiotics (cutting antibiotic treatment prior to the end of its full course) and bacteria mismatch (using one type of antibiotic instead of another more accurate one). This has limited the effectiveness of antibiotics ...
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The Art of Going Adrift: Apple’s New iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

September 9 is behind us. So is Apple’s yearly iPhone keynote. And this is the first year I feel somewhat deeply disappointed by the Cupertino company, and also the very first time I realize how far the Steve Jobs days are. I do not want to start on a wrong foot here, but please bear with me a little more. Of course, I cannot but acknowledge Apple’s awesome dedication and focus on sleek, marvelous design. The new iPhones are indeed gorgeous. ...
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Turn Up the Color with the Samsung Galaxy Tab S

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd announced the Galaxy Tab S, Samsung’s thinnest and lightest tablet to date. This Super AMOLED tablet combines the most advanced display technology with a full range of premium content for an unrivaled entertainment experience. The Galaxy Tab S is also powered with enhanced productivity features for effortless multitasking, all elegantly housed in a highly stylish, yet practical design. The tablet is becoming a popular ...
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Valiant Hearts: The Great War Available Now on iOS Devices

Today Ubisoft announced that Valiant Hearts: The Great War, the puzzle-adventure game set during World War I, is now available to download only on the App Store. The first chapter is available for €4.49, the next 3 chapters are available as separate episodes for €3.59 each, or in a three-episode package for €7.99. All four chapters are available today. The mobile version, which is currently available to download on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, ...
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Little Raiders Now Available on The App Store

A few days ago, Ubisoft announced that 'Little Raiders: Robin’s Revenge', the free-to-play mobile title developed by Future Games of London, makers of the best-selling and award-winning Hungry Shark series, is now available on the App Store. A new IP, Little Raiders is a unique combat adventure and building experience bringing a magical twist to the classic Robin Hood tale. Players will join Robin in his fight against the Evil Sheriff Blackthorn ...
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The Expendables 3 Review

Tech-Ticker's Opinion A movie grossing more than USD 30 million since its release and more than USD 16 million in his opening week, is surely one that needs to be watched! One of the best action movies this year, written by one of the pillar of the genre: Sylvester Stallone! The story line is so impressive, through its plot escalation going on from the start till the very end, that it will keep you wondering and guessing what could happen ...
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Playtech’s New Partnership Increases Platform’s Flexibility

Playtech's gambling platform is set to reach new highs in the coming months thanks to a new partnership with Metric Gaming. Before you latest Playtech game release here, let us give you a rundown of why MetricGaming's services will make the Playtech powered Gala Coral a much more diverse platform. In technical terms, MetricGaming will integrate its Rapid Fire Sports technology into Playtech's portal. In a nutshell, this basically means that sports ...
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Trials Fusion Gets Its Second DLC: Empire of The Sky

Today, Ubisoft released Empire of the Sky, the second of six planned downloadable content packs for Trials Fusion. Available now for Season Pass holders and $4.99 for players without the Season Pass, Empire of the Sky brings new tracks, challenges, editor objects and achievements to Trials Fusion. After exploring the wastelands in Riders of the Rustlands, Empire of the Sky takes players to new heights. Ride through the floating islands of the ...
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‘Valiant Hearts: The Great War’ Available on iOS Devices

Ubisoft announced today that Valiant Hearts: The Great War, the puzzle-adventure game set during the World War I, will release on September 4th, 2014, only on the App Store. This mobile version coming on iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch introduces intuitive touch controls, completely rethought and adapted to the mobile format, making Valiant Hearts more accessible than ever before. Valiant Hearts: The Great War is the story of crossed destinies and ...
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The Perfect Premier League Experience

There are 154 live football matches being televised this year after Sky and BT agreed to a monstrous £3bn two-year deal. So with more football than ever you’ll need to have the proper set up to really have unadulterated and unhindered football viewing. Below are some essentials. Betting App Having a bet makes everything more interesting whilst, thanks to the power of the internet, the in-play markets benefit greatly. Being able to bet instantaneously ...
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Ubisoft and Signal Studios Announce Toy Soldiers: War Chest

Today, Ubisoft and Signal Studios announced Toy Soldiers: War Chest, the next iteration in the Toy Soldiers series. Leaving the battlefields of past eras behind, players face off against rival toy armies to determine who rules the battlefield. Toy Soldiers: War Chest will be available for download on Xbox One, video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC in early 2015. ”Partnering with Ubisoft presented an opportunity ...
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Jabra Sport Wireless+ Headset Review

Jabra definitely needs no introduction when it comes to quality Bluetooth earpieces and headsets. The company's decision to take its Bluetooth expertise beyond telecommunications was a move we couldn't but welcome. The world of audio and audio accessories is one where there is little room for mediocrity, since users expect the best experience out of their equipment. They do expect their audio gadgets to give them the best sound reproduction possible. Jabra’s ...
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Assassin’s Creed Pirates Released on Windows and Windows Phone

Today Ubisoft announced that Assassin’s Creed Pirates, part of the award-winning Assassin’s Creed franchise, will be available on Windows Phone 8 and Windows 8 on August 14th, at the price of 4.49€. In Assassin’s Creed Pirates, players will be tasked to manage their crew, upgrade their ship, recruit new crew members and engage in massive and brutal real-time naval battles to become the most feared pirate in the Caribbean. Taking place in ...
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Treading on the Competition: Jabra’s Solemate Review

When we were handed Jabra’s Solemate family of Bluetooth speakers for us to review, we couldn’t but remember Jawbone's Jambox - the last standalone Bluetooth speaker we tested - as we still can recall, it did not really impress. But things are different with the Solemates: they have a distinct, footwear-inspired design with extremely high quality materials that immediately give a durable "rugged" feel. Jabra Solemate Design, Controls and ...
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Hasbro and Ubisoft Introduce New Destination for Gaming

Today, Hasbro, Inc. and Ubisoft announced the Hasbro Game Channel, a destination for family game entertainment on leading consoles featuring games based on Hasbro’s most popular brands including MONOPOLY, RISK and TRIVIAL PURSUIT. Starting in fall 2014 the Hasbro Game Channel will be featured on Xbox Live for Xbox One, the all-in-one entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation Network for Sony PlayStation 4 computer and entertainment system. ...
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Ghost Recon Phantoms: August Phantom Heist

On July 31st, Ubisoft announced the Phantom Heist event for Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Phantoms that will take place throughout the month of August. The event kicks off with a Steam giveaway this weekend, the launch of a new web comic series on August 6 and Mad Loot weekends, where up to 30 000€ worth of in- game items will be distributed each weekend this August. STEAM GIVEAWAY WEEKEND Following the success of the Steam giveaway weekend, Ghost ...
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Airmech Arena Lands on Xbox Live

A few days ago, Ubisoft and Carbon Games announced that AirMech Arena, the fast-paced real-time strategy game free to play* for all Xbox Live accounts on the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft, is now available. In AirMech Arena, players command giant transforming mechs that fight to capture and protect bases while building colossal armies to take on waves of enemies. As players conquer fortresses, they unlock powerful units, pilots, ...
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Ubisoft Releases ‘Riders of the Rustlands’ for Trials Fusion

Today, Ubisoft released Riders of the Rustlands, the first of six planned downloadable content packs for Trials Fusion. Available now for Season Pass holders and at 4.99€ for players without the Season Pass, Riders of the Rustlands brings new tracks, challenges, editor objects and achievements to Trials Fusion. In Riders of the Rustlands, players will meet the forgotten people that live just outside the boundaries of Trials Fusion. Ignored by the ...
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What Will We Do with the Superfast Internet of Tomorrow?

Certain parts of Japan and Europe already have Internet connectivity which is symmetrical; this means that the upload speed is just as fast as the download speed.  This is different from the tradition of the download speed being faster.  The download speed has always been more important as it allows us to watch or access information quickly.  But there are many benefits to having fast symmetrical speeds. Everyone is equal You might think ...
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Special Ramadan Giveaway: “The Settlers Online Arabic”

As you should know by now, the Settlers Online Arabic is a free browser-based game. It is a medieval strategy game where you need to build a city, defeat Bandit camps and complete quests and Adventures in order to Earn XP and level up. As you level up, you can unlock different new buildings, mines and soldiers. The game has more than 60 different buildings and 9 different kinds of units each one with especial abilities and purposes in the game. For ...
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Fitness Pro Launches Polar Loop: Smart, Stylish and Accurate

Fitness Pro, sole distributor for Polar products in the Lebanese market, recently announced Polar Loop, a stylish activity tracker in the form of a smart bracelet, which tracks daily activity and exercise levels, monitors sleep patterns, gives instant motivational feedback and provides alerts to help users achieve personalized daily activity goals. Building on more than 35 years of experience as the worldwide leader in heart rate and fitness assessment ...
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Ubisoft’s Trials Fusion Has Sold More Than 1 Million Units

Today, Ubisoft announced that Trials Fusion, the popular platform racer from RedLynx, has sold more than 1 million units worldwide. Trials Fusion launched on April 16 and is available for download for 19.99€ on Xbox One, Xbox 360, Sony PlayStation 4 and Windows PC. A physical retail version including a Season Pass and bonus unlockable items is also available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 systems and on Windows PC. Since launch, RedLynx has ...
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New “Material Design-Inspired” Version of Google Play

Google has begun rolling out a new, feature-rich layout for the Google Play store on Android, inspired by its new Material Design philosophy; the new UI language already landed for Google’s Docs, Sheets and Slides services on the web, while we’ve seen a revamp teased for Chrome OS. What is it? Well in a nutshell, everything looks brighter and details are more pronounced and easier to read, among other things. Google says the new design ...
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