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Google adds song lyrics to search

Finding song lyrics hasn’t be overly hard in the past but anything to speed up finding information online can only be a good thing. Google has always offered small snippets or cards for relevant informationsuch as local businesses, weather, data conversions, interactive calculator and more – offering up the information you need above the search results. If you’re in the UK and try searching for song lyrics like I did, […]

Surface 3 will be discontinued this December

Microsoft’s Surface lineup has really rocketed the hybrid and 2-in-1 PC market into the mainstream, although previous marketing stunts such as the one with the NBA havent succeeded quite as well as the Microsoft PR team might have hoped the Surface tablets are still doing well and despite the price they are very competent machines. But now Microsoft is deciding the discontinue the cheaper Surface 3 tablet from the lineup […]

Volkswagen will be paying every diesel car owner $7,000

The recent emissions scandal with Volkswagen is hitting the company hard, if the bad press wasn’t enough now the US district court has ordered that VW should pay every owner of a diesel car which was affected by diesel car $7,000 for the trouble, in total this will cost Volkswagen around $10 billon. If you’re looking at this and thinking you’ll be expecting $7,000 from VW bad luck, the report suggests […]

VW is settling emissions scandal by paying out $10.2 billion

Volkswagens emissions scandal has settled from the headlines somewhat now, but it’s been revealed in a report by The AP that VW still has to pay out around $10.2 billion to fully settle all the claims. Last year when this scandal surfaced Volkswagen was caught using specialist software to mask what the true emissions of their cars were in order to make them look more economical than they actually are. Since 2008 […]

This is a 53 billion pixel image of a Bentley

In a recent promotional stunt and technical exercise by Bentley, the car company created this 53 gigapixel (53 billion pixels) image of the new Bentley Mulsanne, but this looks like just an image of the Golden Gate bridge but if you zoom in far enough you can actually see the car, driver and the stitching on the passenger seat. To create this image, Bentley teamed up with Nasa to use […]

Microsoft has made it easier to activate Windows 10

Since Windows 10 launched last year back in July, it has had it’s fair share of software bugs as it is with most software nowadays, so it is always best to hold of as soon as the software is released in case of any potential bugs. But as Windows 10 has been around for nearly a year now, it seems stable enough to now upgrade to. But now Microsoft is […]

Google announces Android Pay is now available in the UK

Google have announced that Android Pay is now officially available in the UK.  This allows users of Android smartphones to make contactless payments much in a similar way to iPhone users. The UK is the first country besides the US that can currently use this method of contactless payment via a smartphone.  Jimmy McLoughlin, The Institute of Directors lead on the Digital Economy has stated that: ” The arrival of […]

Samsung launches “Captured on Galaxy S7” campaign

Samsung has a long history of following in Apple’s footsteps and the company’s latest advertising campaign comes at no surprise of it’s origins. Earlier this week Samsung launched a new advert called “Captured on Samsung Galaxy S7” which shows off some 4K video footage which was filmed on the latest Galaxy S7, an idea which is very similar to Apple’s own “Shot on iPhone” which was released at the time […]

Apple Pay now works at Bank of America ATMs

Apple Pay has been around for nearly two years now, at least in the United States and one most requested addition to the system was the ability to draw cash out using Apple Pay, until now that has been pretty difficult. From today Bank of America is allowing iPhone users to draw cash out of some of their ATMs across the country. The image below from the bank explains it […]

Instagram now has over 500 million users

The popularity of the social media giant Instagram has been growing rapidly ever since it’s inception and also after Facebook acquired the company too. Also in the past Instagram has never shared how many active users it actually has but now due to the circumstances and the milestone that they have achieved, the company has revealed today that it now has over 500 million users signed up and just 300 […]