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Windows 10 Pricing and Release Date Gets Leaked By NewEgg

Microsoft is betting big with Windows 10 (Do read : Windows 10 Vs Ubuntu), as much as calling it the last version of Windows. The new major upgrade to the world's most popular operating-system is also being offered as an "free upgrade" to existing Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users, there are still users which will need to buy a new copy of Microsoft Windows 10 and it seems NewEgg jumped the gun and published details which are even not revealed by Microsoft yet.
Windows 10 For Cheap

According to the "Pre-order" page at NewEgg, Windows 10 will be available for purchase from 31st August 2015 and an OEM copy of Windows 10 Home will cost $109; and $149 for the "Professional" flavor of the OS.

iMobie AnyTrans Review

AnyTrans IconIf you are an iPhone and iPad user like me then you know how great the experience of using these devices really is. However, when it comes to the management side things aren’t that great because iTunes simply can’t bring in the necessary features to help us in a variety of situations. I know I am not alone in this situation and because of that I wanted to find a tool that does this job in a much better way.

With this in mind, I stumbled upon AnyTrans, an application from iMobie that came to me as a recommendation from a friend.

Right from the start I found AnyTrans very easy to use, because not only it allows you to transfer music from the computer to your device and the other way around, but it also enables you to build and manage your playlist. It also allows you to customize the music library in any way you want, something that for me is very useful. I tend to listen to many music genres, so I want my music easily organized and a library which I can rely on, something that this app delivered.

I was impressed to see that AnyTrans doesn’t pertain only to music, instead it also allows to export files as well as any other types of documents on the computer, with the stellar iCloud integration. Sharing info from my iPad to my Mac and my iPhone was seamless, so I enjoyed this particular feature a lot.

iMobie AnyTrans

Multimedia stuff is also greatly implemented with AnyTrans. I found it seamless to transfer game data and modify or export my files, but at the same time it’s nice to have an app that creates backups automatically, since it removes the hassle of doing these on your own.

Microsoft Cortana Voice Assistant Comes To Android and iOS

Microsoft has now officially announced the arrival of Cortana Voice Assistant on rival Google Android and Apple iOS platforms. Labeling Cortana as "the first personal digital-assistant who works across your PC & your phone", the idea here is to enable the power and intelligence of a personal assistant available across device's be it your Desktop or mobile device. The idea also opens up the opportunity to sync, analyze and share the collective wisdom derived from the data across user devices enabling smarter suggestions from the virtual-assistant.

Microsoft Windows 10 Phone Companion

The announcement also detailed a new Windows 10 feature, the ‘Phone Companion App’ on the PC. The Windows 10 application will not only help users install Cortana app from the Google Play or Apple App Store onto their phones but which will also allow seamless data-sharing and syncing of any Windows phone, Android phone, or iPhone to Windows 10 PC. Do watch the official introduction video to checkout what exactly Microsoft has in store for your computing future.

Wondershare MobileTrans : The 1-Click Utility For Phone Data Transfer Between iOS, Android, Symbian and BlackBerry

Wondershare MobileTrans LogoIf you’re anything like me (and probably countless others out there), you have likely felt the frustration of wanting a new and cutting-edge cell phone but knowing that you could never own it. Why is this? Well, because the desired cell phone runs on iOS and all your current devices run on Android (or vice versa), and because it is just way too difficult or next to impossible to synch your information with your new phone.

Sometimes, even when you upgrade your phone, which runs on the same operating system as the previous one, you’ll find that you lose a certain amount of information when leaving your old phone behind as many phone companies simply do not help you transfer your important data, such as photos, calendars and music. You’ll be lucky if you manage to retain your contacts.

I have often thought that there has got to be a way around this, and, after a bit of research, I discovered an amazing and powerful data transferring tool by the name of Wondershare MobileTrans which was able to assist me very efficiently with my issue. This tool easily transfers files between iOS and Android devices and works like a dream.

Wondershare MobileTrans Data Transfer Screen

It is 100% safe and risk-free and will transfer almost any type of content between devices, such as contacts, messages, videos, photos, audio, call logs, apps and calendars. You are alsoable to back up and retrieve your phone data.

Not only will it transfer between iOS and Android, but it will also transfer between Nokia Symbian as well! It also has the ability to transfer contacts and messages between Blackberry and iOS and Android. The utility also supports 3,000+ Phones models including iOS, Android, Symbian and BlackBerry as their mobile-OS.

Google Tone – Share URL's Via Audio To Computers Within Earshot

The latest experimental utility from Google Research's kitty is Google Tone. The Chrome extension enables users to broadcast and share URLs over audio signals. Google Tone uses your computer's microphone and speakers to exchange URLs with nearby computers connected to the Internet. Any computer, phone or Hangout conversation within earshot that also has the Google Tone extension installed and turned ON can receive a Google Tone notification making sharing url's effortless.

How Google Tone Works?

Tone works on a mechanism that is very much similar to human voice. This Google extension is very aptly named Tone as it has many attributes matching the human voice. For instance, it cannot pass through walls like radio frequencies or require an address or pairing to reach to the receiver. The click of a button produces a chirruping sound from your computer speakers, and this is what sends the URL to other devices that are in the sound hearing range. The chirruping sound is both a dual tone audio (DTMF) and ultra-sonic signal. This has been specially engineered to work reliably even at low volumes in short distances for many different types of audio environment.

Google Tone

EaseUs Partition Manager Professional 10.5

Thanks to handy feature called disk partitions, organizing huge volumes of data on disk-drives is simple and practical. Disk-partitions also helps users to scheduled disk maintenance tasks like disk clean up and defragmentation efficiently to achieve better computing experience from the operating-system. It is a fact that keeping both system files and data files on the same drive or partition is a sure shot way of inviting trouble. In case you need to format the system files due to a virus attack or some other reason, you will end up losing your data, if your data has not been backed up earlier.

EaseUs Partition Manager Professional 10.5

Among the software applications to manage partition, EaseUs Partition Manager is a leading name, we have covered them in the past and a new version of their popular disk partition manager has now released with new features. It has become a popular partition tool with users as it offers features missing in competing products. Here is a quick overview of the latest version EaseUs Partition Manager Professional 10.5.

[Exclusive] SecureAPlus Premium : Preview & Time-Limited Giveaway Worth $29

SecureAPlus BoxMost people don’t realize how vulnerable they are till they get locked out of their PC or have their money stolen. The first response is usually an Anti-Virus, but with 300,000 virus and malware everyday it’s unrealistic to expect that they can catch them all.

Some even do more harm than good as most of these solutions automatically make potentially damaging changes to your PC and are highly dependent to their own ability to detect threats.

How can anyone reasonably protect themselves nowadays? Try this free app I recently discovered called SecureAPlus and read on to get a "Free upgrade" to the Premium version (normally $22.50 per year) exclusively for our readers.

SecureAPlus Desktop

Microsoft's Stable Video Recording Technology Now Available On PCs and Phones

Microsoft's Hyperlapse is the name given to the new tech which is just out from their research division for public consumption, the technology allows users to create smooth and stabilized time lapses from first-person videos. Apps powered by the technology help you record and produce super-stabilized videos on Android, Windows Desktop and Windows Phone. The algorithmic tools works it's magic to your shaky footage resulting into high-speed, super-smooth clips that users can enjoy. Official video introduction to Microsoft's Hyperlapse is shared below.

The Race For "One OS For All Devices" - Ubuntu Vs Windows 10

With a phenomenal increase in mobile and tablet users, converged computing is definitely going to be the next big thing in the world of technology. To elaborate, "Phone–PC convergence" means a single app Eco-system and user-interface across mobile, tablet or Desktop computing devices. The technology industry has already prepped the end users for the shift. Ubuntu was without the doubt one of the first major OS name to afloat the idea and even start working on it, with options ranging from Ubuntu Edge, Ubuntu For Cars or the Nexphone concept the idea is now well conceptualized and waiting to became a reality sooner or later, recently Microsoft also joined the race with Windows 10 and started talking about the idea of "Universal Apps" across the Windows devices Eco-system. Microsoft has also taken the first step to make way into the Linux stronghold of "Internet of Things (IoT)" devices with it's "Windows For Devices" initiative and has already started offering free Windows 10 for Raspberry Pi 2.

In a recent presentation Mark Shuttleworth founder of Canonical’s Box (the company to market commercial support for Ubuntu) focused more on the convergence, specifying that currently Ubuntu’s phone application platform can already resize and fit applications to fit the different screen sizes, including smart phones to windows desktop screen sizes.

Windows 10 Vs Ubuntu

Here is a peep on how both Windows and Ubuntu are being remodeled around convergence and what are their USP's.

Solution for YU Yureka Blank Screen During Calls And After Wakeup From Lock Screen

Yu is the brand-name given to a new line of products by Micromax aimed to counter the competition from likes of Xiaomi (Mi Vs Yu!!), the first smartphone of the series Yu Yureka offered a great combination of hardware and software (CyanogenMod) at an very affordable price. The handset recently got an update to Google Android 5 Lolipop (CyanogenMod 12), everything worked ok but it seems it introduced a bug which would result in blank screen when waked-up from lock-screen or after a reboot and also during calls. Here is how you can fix both issues - the black screen during the call and the blank screen after reboot or wake-up.

Yu Yureka Blank Screen Problem
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