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Can I upgrade my old Pentium 4 PCs to a new Windows?

<i>I've just found out about, and am incensed at, Microsoft's decision to stop supporting Windows XP with security updates from April 8, 2014. What about the thousands of people who still happily use XP? I have two PCs that my family uses on a daily basis.</i><p><i>These are:<br>(1) Dell Dimension 4800 (circa 2002)</i> …

The best apps to make and save you money

Install the best money apps on your smartphones and tablets - here is Telegraph Money's pick of the bunch<p>If you are one of the millions who use a smartphone or tablet – perhaps one recently opened for Christmas – there is a good chance you have already downloaded several apps to make your life a …

‘Know My App’ Maps Out How Much Data Your Favorite Apps Consume

People who accidentally go over their smartphone plan's data limit know that they need to scale back their app use. But finding out which apps are …

Tomorrow is the deadline to sign up for health insurance under Obamacare

The deadline for Americans to sign up for health insurance is coming up fast. In order to have coverage at the start of 2014, applications must be submitted by 11:59PM Eastern time tonight. <b>Update, 12:57PM</b>: The White House has extended the deadline by one day, reports <i>The New York Times</i>.<p>It's the …

Getaround Strikes Deal To Offer Discounted Leases For Smart Cars Listed On Its Rental Platform

Peer-to-peer car rental startup (and TechCrunch Disrupt winner!) Getaround wants to reduce the number of cars on the road, by enabling its users to rent out those owned by regular folks around them. But to get more cars off the road, first it has to get more cars on its platform. All of which is …

Amazon introduces interest-free payment plan for Kindle Fire HDX tablets

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Amazon<p>If you’re looking to buy a Kindle Fire HDX, but don’t want to plunk down the full $229 or $379 all at once, …

15,000 Obamacare signups didn't transmit, improvement seen -U.S | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Around 15,000 enrollment forms filled out by people applying for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act were not transmitted properly to insurers, but the error rate has plunged in recent weeks, the government said on Saturday.<p>Cathey Park of Cambridge, Massachusetts …

Skype brings picture in picture video calls to Android tablets

For Skype's latest Android update, the company turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: parent company Microsoft's Windows 8.1 OS. Specifically, the Skype team wanted to achieve a Snap View-like feature for Android tablet users and that's just what's rolling out to users today. The new …

New Netflix Original BoJack Horseman Will Premiere in Mid-2014

Netflix is about to expand its repertoire of original content even further with BoJack Horseman, a dark animated comedy that will premiere in mid-2014. Similar to House of Cards and Orange is the New Black, all 12 episodes of the first season will be released simultaneously.<p>The show was created by …

Netflix is balancing its streaming traffic across Amazon’s cloud

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: Netflix<p>Netflix (s nflx) is fighting back outages in the Amazon Web Services (s amzn) cloud computing platform with a …

Hunt ghosts with Snooperscope smartphone night vision lens

Maybe you want to check out whatever it was that just went bump in the night. Or maybe you just want to see things in the dark. Here's a handy scope that goes nearly anywhere.<p>Snooperscope is a wireless night vision device that uses your smartphone or other mobile device as a display.<p>Part of a …

Android Phones

MediaFire Launches Dropbox-Like App With 50GB Free Storage

File hosting service MediaFire has launched a Dropbox-like application for OS X and Windows today, MediaFire Desktop, which lets users upload files directly from their desktops to the cloud, and share them with others.<p>The public beta of MediaFire Desktop has the same type of file syncing features …

That Was Fast: Facebook’s Web/Mobile Chat Feature Is Now Getting Rolled Out Globally

Yesterday, we wrote about a new Facebook feature that was getting spotted by a few users showing them when their online friends were on web or mobile versions of Facebook . We were told by Facebook that it was a test. Now, Facebook says it is getting rolled out globally.<p>As we mentioned yesterday, …

4K: What It Is And How Will It Affect You

The next big push as far as home TV, movie and gaming experiences are concerned is all about 4K.<p>TV manufacturers such as Samsung and Sharp have 4K-capable models lining the latest trade show stands, Netflix has in the last few days been testing 4K movie streaming and it’s even the latest buzz-word …