To forget is human. To forget to buy the ice cream sandwich we promised the kids. To call home after the gig. To pack sun cream for the holiday. The place we put the piece of paper with the phone number we need to ring.
But even if we had the IQ of Albert Einstein we could still struggle. Once he forgot his own home address when sitting in a cab, and another time the destination he was travelling to on a train. But anyway. As long as we do not forget to grab our mobiles and tap Google Keep, or to add a note online, we are safe.
LiveStation is an interesting and quick way to explore the world news, while having a real-time feeling. You see what’s on the news right now, in various parts of the world.
First of all, you have the usual suspects, like CNN, BBC, or Al Jazeera. They are free to try for a week, and require a subscription. But you also get a lot of completely free news channels.
If you are stuck in an awkward conversation and you are praying to be saved by the bell, this app might be just the thing you are looking for.
Fake-Call Me is an Android app for smartphones that generates a fake call with all the necessary elements so that people won’t know whether you are lying or not.
What’s fantastic about this app is that you can easily adjust the time when you receive the fake call, the name of the caller and the ringtone.
VirusTotal is an online tool that scans suspicious files and URLs with the help of over 40 antivirus engines and products. You can scan a website or a web page, the download link of an app or software product, and even upload any suspicious file from your computer.
VirusTotal scans for viruses, worms, trojans, and any other kind of malware. You get results from leading antivirus products like Avast, AVG, BitDefender, Kaspersky, McAfee, Symantec, and many others. For websites and web pages you also get reports from services like Comodo SiteInspector or Google Safebrowsing.
Microsoft announced that Windows XP, Vista or 7 users will be able to upgrade to the new Windows 8 Pro for $39.99. The promotion will be available from the time Windows 8 ships this fall until Jan. 31, 2013.
Users will be able to purchase the upgrade directly from the Windows.com website, with the help of an Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant. The Assistant will also check to make sure the PC is ready for the new Windows.
The initial media and Internet reviews are positive. The Android tablet, built by Asus, offers a 7” 1280×800 HD display, a Quad-core Tegra 3 processor with 1 GB RAM and 8 or 16 GB internal storage, weights 340 grams and comes with the latest Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) operating system.
Of course, one of the most important aspects is the price: Google Nexus 7 is available for pre-order directly from Google starting at $199.