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Facebook “Year In Review” Feature Causes Pain

The social networking website, Facebook has apologized for its “Year in Review” feature that caused grief among some of its users while dishing out good memories along with the bad ones. Facebook had compiled a Year in Review for every user, allowing them to reminisce over the highlights of the past year as calculated by

Gmail Blocked In China, Great Firewall Suspected

The search giant’s Gmail services have been blocked in China after months of disruptions to the world biggest email services. Experts suspect the Great Firewall for the blockader Large numbers of Gmail web addresses were cut off in China, said GreatFire.org, a China-based freedom of speech advocacy group. Users admitted that the service was still

Now, An App By Nasa On International Space Station

Always wanted to know more about the International Space Station (ISS)? Finally, there’s an app for that! Here is a Nasa app that provides information on ISS experiments, facilities and research results through video, photos, interactive media and in-depth descriptions. Christened as the Space Station Research Explorer app, it has an Experiments section which contains

Now, A Social Networking Website For Insomniacs

Are you suffering from insomnia? Then the news is just for you. An expert from Loughborough University in Britain has developed a social network platform called ‘Sleepful’ to help insomniacs access online a promising ‘talking therapy.’ Christened as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I), the therapy is based on evidence that falling asleep is strongly

Now, An App To Track Your Tweets

A must read for twitter user: A new feature in Twitter’s iPhone app will help you to find how many people are reading your tweets, retweeting or clicking on a link you posted. Describing about the app, Ian Chan, a software engineering manager at Twitter said, that the user is just required to sign in

Google Opposes Marriott’s Plan To Block Wi-Fi Hotspots

In a new development, Google and Microsoft have joined a group of business houses opposing Marriott’s attempt to block guests’ Wi-Fi hotspots in their hotel rooms. Marriott and the hotel lobby American Hospitality & Lodging Association had asked the FCC this summer to allow hotels to deploy equipment that prevents people from turning their phones

Nabarun Makes Your Holidays An Odyssey

It’s holiday season and you are already packing up your bags to fly to your favourite holiday destination. Worried about the tours and travels? We have a solution. Consult Nabarun Tours and Travels for your travel based requirements. Established in 1995, West Bengal based Nabarun Travels has become a one-stop destination for tourists who want

Oldest Facebook User Dies At 114

Believe it or not! Anna Stoehr, one of the oldest Facebook user has died at the age of 114 in Minnesota, US. It is well-known that Stoehr lied about her age so she could get a Facebook page, Anna lied about her actual age as the earliest birth year listed on Facebook to create a

Just Three Minutes To Turn Slim

A must read for those who want to loose weight without going to a gym The secret to stay fit and healthy is an intense exercise, known as high-intensity interval training. Scientists at Birmingham and Nottingham universities say, such a session once a week is far more effective at -burning fat than the daily workouts.

Now App To Help You Land Safely

Now, comes an app on your cell phone that would help your plane to land safely in case the aircraft engine fails or it develops a technical snag. The new iPad app Xavion connects with a small plane’s autopilot via Wi-Fi that would guide you to the nearest airport or safe landing area. The app

‘Foodini’ to print your pizzas!

Difficult to believe, but true! A company called Natural Machines has introduced a 3D printer for food. Christened as Foodini, it’s isn’t too different from a regular 3D printer, but instead of printing with plastics, it deploys edible ingredients squeezed out of stainless steel capsules: Lynette Kucsma, co-founder of Natural Machines says, it’s the same