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TECHNOBYTE for 7 November 2014

Microsoft announced the next step to bringing the productivity of Office to everyone with new Office apps and experiences for the iPhone and iPad, a preview of Office for Android tablet, and the ability for customers using these devices to create and edit Office content without a subscription.

With over one billion Office customers worldwide, and over 40 million downloads on the iPad, it’s clear that Office applications are what people want to use to get things done. Starting today, iPhone and Android tablet customers can tap into the same experience that people with Office for iPad have enjoyed. Now, nearly everyone will be able to get more done, more quickly.

http://blogs.microsoft.com/blog/2014/11/06/office-everywhere/

Our gadget of the week is the Muvit Universal Monopod Selfie Stick. The extendable stick allows you to take the ultimate selfies without cutting anyone out the picture. And it costs just R199.

What do WhatsApp's blue ticks mean? WhatsApp introduced a new feature that tells you when someone has read your message.

What are those check marks next to my messages? Check marks will appear next to each message you send. Here is what each one indicates:

One tick means message successfully sent. Two ticks means that the message was successfully delivered to the recipient's phone. Two blue ticks means that the recipient has read your message.

In a group chat, the second check marks will appear when all participants in the group have received your message. The two blue check marks will appear when all participants in the group have read your message.

https://www.whatsapp.com/faq/en/general/20951546

If you are looking for a smaller smartphone without compromising on specs then take a look at the LG G3 Beat. The compact deign of the G3 Beat has a 5 inch display with a great camera and the G3 laser focus to help you take better picture.

The arc shaped design includes a better grip to make it better to use this phone with one hand.

http://www.lg.com/za/cell-phones/lg-D722


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