Amit Rahi

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What do you look for in your tech reviewers?

The life of a reviewer, reporter, blogger (whatever you want to call us) is a hard one, riddled with tribulations and hardship. Ok, who am I kidding? …

Microsoft now has a Certificates viewing app for Windows Phone

Microsoft has silently pushed out another Windows Phone app into the store and this one's definitely of limited usage and appeal.<p>Called Certificates, …

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Unorthodox Sprite drone tolerates abuse and actually flies

When you picture a consumer drone, something bulky with four or six props <i>à la</i> DJI probably pops to mind. But the folks behind a new model on Kickstarter think that such UAVs have two big problems -- namely, they're hard to carry and break easily if you mess up. They built The Sprite to overcome …

Chromecast app update gives a clearer look at your streaming devices

If you're fortunate enough to have more than one Chromecast device at home, you should now have an easier time making sense of your streaming options. Updates to both the Android and iOS Chromecast apps give you a reworked hardware view that gives each device its own card, complete with its current …

Jimmy Fallon creates an explosive advert for Microsoft's upcoming Solitaire tournament

Earlier this month, Microsoft announced that it would be holding a public Solitaire tournament to commemorate the iconic game's 25th anniversary. …

Super-efficient solar cells can power homes in unforgiving areas

Scientists have long talked about black silicon (that is, silicon with nano-sized structures) having the potential to trump conventional solar power, and there's now some proof that this is happening. Aalto University researchers have developed black silicon solar cells that achieve a record 22.1 …

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Speak, toy! Welcome to the age of chatting with your teddy bear

Elemental Path and ToyTalk hope to pioneer interactive toys. But will kids and parents want Internet-connected Barbies and dinosaurs?<p>Sitting in his company's small Midtown Manhattan office, JP Benini speaks casually into his smartphone. "Hello!"<p>Suddenly, a fluorescent-green plastic dinosaur sitting …

Xbox Live is down for many, with core services affected (update)

Xbox Live is down for both the Xbox 360 and Xbox One video game consoles, according to Microsoft.<p>The Xbox Live Status page shows that both social and gaming are down on the Xbox 360, and the core services are also limited for both the Xbox One and the Xbox 360 game machines.<p>“We are aware of the …

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Google finds that security questions aren't really secure

If you've ever thought that "what was your first pet's name?" is a lousy way to keep intruders from resetting your password, you now have some evidence to back up your suspicions. Google has published research showing that security questions aren't that secure at all. In many cases, your answers …

Expedia Sells Majority Stake In Chinese Partner eLong For $671 Million

It’s been a pretty busy and expensive 2015 so far for Expedia — which forked out $280 million to buy Travelcity in February, before shelling out $1.6 billion for Orbitz a week later — but the travel giant is divesting one major asset after it sold its majority stake in eLong, its loss-making …

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Daimler and Qualcomm team up on wireless charging for electric cars

Mercedes-Benz maker Daimler is teaming up with mobile chip maker Qualcomm to develop in-car technology<p>Carmaker Daimler on Saturday announced a partnership with mobile technologies company Qualcomm to explore wireless recharging of mobile phones in cars as well as recharging of electric cars without …