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Microsoft Will Install Windows 10 on your System Even if you Don’t Want it

Windows 10 was awaited by millions of users out there, and so far, Microsoft’s latest operating system seems to be received with positive ratings. But let’s not forget that it’s Microsoft who we’re talking about here, so we shouldn’t be too surprised if they mess things up from time to time.According to a recent report from The Inquirer, it seems that Microsoft is automatically downloading between 3.5GB to 6GB of Windows 10 installation files for those who have opted for automatic updates. So it seems that Windows 10 for Microsoft is an ‘automatic update’, but it’s being pushed to users even if they haven’t opted into the upgrade.Several users have been complaining that a large folder labeled ‘$Windows.~BT’ is taking up a lot of space and the update also tries to install Windows 10 after every boot. The download also consumes data caps and bandwidth, and because it’s happening silently in the background, you won’t even know what’s going on. Microsoft said the following regarding this:

Marketing Day: E-Commerce Report,’s Video Campaign & Periscope Offers Landscape Video

Here’s our recap of what happened in online marketing today, as reported on Marketing Land and other places across the web.From Marketing Land:E-Commerce Conversion Rates Improve In Q2 After Several Declining Quarters [Report]
Sep 11, 2015 by Ginny Marvin
Performance improvements occurred across all devices.Jet Tries Quirky Branding Effort That Turns Customers’ Shopping Carts Into Videos
Sep 11, 2015 by Pamela Parker
The fledgling e-commerce site steps out with an attention-getting one-day real-time video-making effort, with the hope of intriguing customers and prospects with its humor and personality.Report: Google & Twitter Are Working On Accelerated Mobile Pages For Publishers
Sep 11, 2015 by Martin Beck
The companies are developing an open source version of “instant articles” to solve the problem of slow loading mobile sites, Recode reports.Standing On Shoulders Of Apple Pay, Google’s Android Pay Officially Launches
Sep 11, 2015 by Greg Sterling
Google was first with Wallet. B…

Meizu Announces New PRO Line of Flagship Devices starting with Meizu Pro 5

Meizu has announced today its plans for a new sub-brand, called PRO. The new line of products will comrpise of higher end phones, starting with the Meizu PRO 5 which is going to be unveiled on September 25th, which is two weeks from now.The single detail that is known about the Meizu PRO 5 is that the device will run Snapdragon 810. We’ll know more details regarding the device in two weeks. Meizu’s VP Li Nan said the following during the event:“Many of the domestic flagship devices are using Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, but the user experience sucks, consumers are often being fooled, sadly, no one in the industry is ready to tell the truth, but Meizu hopes that by publishing this sub-brand ‘PRO’ they change this status. A lot of consumer high-end smartphone OEMs are blindly following the trend, rather than to really solve the fundamental problems”.According to rumors, the PRO 5 will feature a premium metallic design and either a MediaTek Helio X20 MT6797 deca-core processor or a…