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Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Susceptible to Spoofing Hack

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Susceptible to Spoofing Hack

The fingerprint scanner security feature of the newly launched Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone can be bypassed with a spoofing hack. The hack was demonstrated by researchers from Germany-based Security Research Labs.

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Personal in Singapore

Microsoft Launches Office 365 Personal in Singapore

At an annual subscription rate of S$89, the Office 365 Personal delivers the familiar features of Office in the cloud to subscribers which unlocks user scenarios previously not possible on desktop versions of Office.

StarHub to Charge for 4G Speed Boost from 1st June 2014 (Updated)

StarHub to Charge for 4G Speed Boost from 1st June 2014 (Updated)

StarHub will charge 4G customers an additional $2.14 per month for the 4G Speed Boost from 1st June 2014.

Teardown Reveals Samsung S5 Costs About US$256 to Build

Teardown Reveals Samsung S5 Costs About US$256 to Build

According to market research firms IHS, the new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphone costs about US$256 to make, making it more costly to make than the iPhone 5S.

Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014

ASUS Chairman: Flagship Smartphone To Launch in Second Half of 2014

ASUS Chairman: Flagship Smartphone To Launch in Second Half of 2014

We just learnt from Jonney Shih, Chairman of ASUS, that the company will be unveiling a flagship Android smartphone in the second half of 2014. It is likely to be the successor to the ASUS PadFone Infinity.

Sony NWZ-B180 Walkman Delivers 20 Hours of Music Playback

Sony NWZ-B180 Walkman Delivers 20 Hours of Music Playback

Sony is introducing its NWZ-B180 Walkman which offers a long playback time of 20 hours, a built-in 4GB USB drive, and the BASS Boost feature that reproduces bass to deliver rich sounds.

HTC Issues Software Update for One (M8), Brings Extreme Power Saving Mode

HTC Issues Software Update for One (M8), Brings Extreme Power Saving Mode

HTC just announced that a software update (version 1.54.707.7) is available for One (M8) users. Among the new features and improvements are the Extreme Power Saving Mode and SIM card optimizations.

Verify Safety of Your Online Accounts with McAfee's Heartbleed Checker

Verify Safety of Your Online Accounts with McAfee's Heartbleed Checker

McAfee has just launched a free online scanner for consumers to assess if they need to change their passwords to deal with the recently exposed Heartbleed Bug. Find out more after the jump.

Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter Transforms Your Speakers Into a Wireless Sound System

Logitech Bluetooth Audio Adapter Transforms Your Speakers Into a Wireless Sound System

Featuring multipoint Bluetooth connectivity and one-touch pairing for up to two devices, the new compact audio adapter connects two devices simultaneously and streams audio from either one with the push of a button, letting you enjoy your favorite playlist on your smartphone, or a movie on your tablet.

AMD Rumored to be Teaming Up with Toshiba to Produce SSDs

AMD Rumored to be Teaming Up with Toshiba to Produce SSDs

According to rumors, AMD could be teaming up with Toshiba to produce its own brand of SSDs to offer more value in the forms of bundles.

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