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Tuesday, 9 Jul 2013
Mass login attacks on the Nintendo fan site Club Nintendo has lead to approximately 24,000 accounts being compromised. Besides login passwords hackers made away with user information such as real names, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses.
Film SLRs might be a product of the past but they will never truly disappear with the help of Léo Marius. A French design graduate, Marius has created the OpenReflex camera, which can be produced with a 3D printer and US$30 worth of parts.
Monday, 8 Jul 2013
Google has recently been accused of paying Eyeo, the creators of Adblock Plus, for the privilege of being on the company's "Acceptable Ads" whitelist. This whitelist prevents ads from Google -- and a few other unnamed companies -- from being blocked.
In an effort to give Office Web Apps users a comprehensive productivity experience, Microsoft will be adding many new features in the coming months. PDF viewing is now possible in the Word Web App, and Excel Web App now supports freeze panes and data validation.
Apple has just patented a design that explores the creation of a flexible battery, which suggests that the company could be developing products that would require batteries to take on an unusual shape.
Leaked documents from O2 Germany are the first evidence that HTC is preparing to launch a bigger and smaller variant of the One. In addition, two Nokia devices are also highlighted in the documents.
Friday, 5 Jul 2013
A leaked Intel Xeon roadmap slide reveals Intel's plans to release its 14nm Skylake platform, with support for PCIe Gen 4.0 and SATA Express. The brief performance specifications of the next generation Knights Landing chip were also unveiled.
Mobile security firm Bluebox stumbled upon a security flaw on Android where hackers can modify any app into a Trojan program to steal personal data or take control of the system.
Samsung has confirmed that it has acquired streaming media startup Boxee. The Korean company will use Boxee's technologies to further improve the user experience across its connected devices.
Thursday, 4 Jul 2013
J.K Shin, the co-CEO of Samsung told Reuters that the company is planning to launch an advanced 4G variant of the Galaxy S4, capable of delivering double the data speeds of existing 4G LTE technologies at up to 150Mbps.