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You Can Now Play Over 1,000 Windows 3.1 Games in Your Browser

The Internet Archive has brought more than 1,500 applications from Windows 3.x to life, and the collection contains many great games that are bound to kick in the nostalgia for some. Part of the non-profit’s mission is to preserve access to digital technology that would otherwise get lost on its own. The website says “libraries exist to preserve society’s cultural ... Read More »

Origin Access Now Available In India

A month after being made available in select countries like the US and Canada, Electronic Arts’ Origin Access service is now available in India. As we reported, it would follow the same pricing as the Xbox One version of the program known as EA Access. Simply put, Rs. 315 per month is what you’ll need to pay for access to ... Read More »

Game Over for One of the Biggest Piracy Groups in the World

China-based cracking group 3DM will stop working on circumvention methods for single-player PC games for a year. The reason for this it claims, is to see if legitimate sales are impacted. “We just had an internal meeting. Starting at the Chinese New Year, 3DM will not crack any single-player games,” the group’s leader who goes by the handle of Bird ... Read More »

Apple Pay to Go Live in China on Thursday

Apple Inc’s Apple Pay mobile payment system will be available in China from February 18 for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (ICBC) customers, bank representatives said in social media posts on Tuesday. The technology giant had previously said the system would launch in China in early 2016, making it Apple Pay’s fifth country as it accelerates development of ... Read More »

Russian billionaire Mikhail Fridman’s LetterOne investment vehicle said on Friday it had made a $200 million (roughly Rs. 1,361 crores) investment in US ride-hailing service provider Uber Technologies Inc. It did not specify when it bought the shares or what stake it had acquired in the firm, which has previously raised more than $5 billion (roughly Rs. 34,039 crores) in ... Read More »

Phone Makers, Please Stop Teasing Devices Months in Advance

It’s a difficult world for smartphone makers, as new companies enter the market every other day, making competition pitiless. You now see a dozen so-called flagship smartphones launching nearly each month. Getting people to pay attention when your top-tier phones launch is getting harder; phone makers now have to manage teasers and slow reveals, in order to get the eyeballs ... Read More »

The Moto X Force Shouldn’t Exist in 2016

A smartphone screen cracks every 2 seconds. That may not sound like a very frequent occurrence given the number of smartphones in the world, but it all adds up pretty quickly. Many reading this will have a personal anecdote of breaking their smartphone’s display, or will probably know a close friend or someone in the family who’s experienced the same. ... Read More »

Innovation in Smartphone Technology Has Slowed Down

The popularity of smartphones continues to grow, and 2015 was a record year for smartphone shipments. Although Samsung and Apple between them still control nearly 40 percent of worldwide smartphone shipments, the remaining 60 percent is divided between dozens of manufacturers who are slowly but certainly making their mark on the industry. However, the idea of the smartphone is anything ... Read More »

India Amongst Fastest Growing Smartphone Markets in Asia Pacific: IDC

Nearly 103.6 million smartphones were shipped in India in 2015 – an increase of 28.8 percent as compared to 2014 – positioning India as one of the fastest growing smartphone markets in the Asia Pacific region, said a report on Tuesday. According to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) “Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker”, 25.6 million smartphones were shipped in India in the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime Price in India Down to Rs. 7,999; Offers on Mi 4 and Mi 4i

Xiaomi India on Tuesday announced that the Redmi Note Prime will be now available at Rs. 7,999, down Rs. 500 from the launch price. To recall, Xiaomi Redmi Note Prime smartphone was launched in India back in December priced at Rs. 8,499. As before, the Redmi Note Prime will be available exclusively via Amazon India and Mi.com. The Chinese company ... Read More »