Daily Archives: 2015-08-27

Amazon Underground – Get premium Android apps for free. Better believe it.

Andriod app users, here’s something that will get your attention. e-commerce Site Amazon has announced an Android app called Amazon Underground, where you can get even premium apps for free. Here, you can find everything that’s there in the conventional Amazon app as well as a revamped store for Android apps & games.

Reports: SlashGear, VentureBeat, Phandroid, The Verge

Yeti offers curated recommendations to help startups – #Startup

The concept for Yeti seems to be that it’s more about practical steps to take (or not to) than about networking or how-to style guides. In other words, the recommendations will help startups learn from the experiences of people who have done it before & will tell how to avoid mistakes that you might otherwise make.

Siri, Cortana, Google Now, here comes FB Messenger’s M

It all started with Apple’s digital assistant Siri, then there was Microsoft’s Cortana along with Google’s Now, & now there’s Facebook’s M. The social network Messenger app debuted its Artificial Intelligence-based assistant called M in the San Francisco, USA area, & immediately sent the Web into a tizzy. Inevitable comparisons are now being made between M & its soon-to-be-rivals.

Reports: Gizmodo, MacRumors, 9to5Mac, Wired, The Verge, TechCrunch, Yahoo! Makhtoob News

Little known facet of Windows 10 – by default, it records your kids activities

Even as IT major Microsoft’s celebrating the fact that over 75 million devices around the world have installed Windows 10 by now, there are reports coming in that talk of some users expressing concern over a little-known facet of the new OS. It seems Windows 10 has a hidden ” child monitoring system”, which sends out a weekly “activity update” on childrens’ Internet browsing history to the designated adults.

Reports: The Independent, Boing Boing, How To Geek, Beta News, Extreme Tech