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Monday, 21 Apr 2014

Samsung's First Tizen Smartphones to Hit Several Markets By June

Samsung's First Tizen Smartphones to Hit Several Markets By June

Samsung has disclosed plans to roll out smartphones equipped with the Linux-based platform. The first Tizen-based smartphone will be a high-end device, with a second mid-market one to follow.

Some Good News, Heartbleed Bug Mostly Fixed

Some Good News, Heartbleed Bug Mostly Fixed

According to Internet security firm Sucuri, most of the top web sites around the world are free from the Heartbleed vulnerability. However, a handful of web sites still remain vulnerable.

Google Alleged to Introduce US$100 Nexus Phone with MediaTek Chip

Google Alleged to Introduce US$100 Nexus Phone with MediaTek Chip

Google's next Nexus smartphone may be more affordable as it is rumored to be considering a lower-cost model equipped with a MediaTek processor.

Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

Google's New Camera App Lets You Add Lens Blur to Your Pictures

Google's New Camera App Lets You Add Lens Blur to Your Pictures

The latest version of the Google Camera can be found on the Play Store and one of its new features is the ability to add lens blur to your pictures. Hit the link to find out more.

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Cortana is a Good Friend of Clippy

Guess what? It turns out that Windows Phone 8.1's digital personal assistant is a friend of the old Office assistant.

Yahoo Wants to Replace Google as iOS' Default Search Engine

Yahoo Wants to Replace Google as iOS' Default Search Engine

According to reports, Yahoo is working hard on projects to optimize its mobile search so as to convince Apple to make Yahoo its default iOS search engine.

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.

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

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.

Monday, 14 Apr 2014

Hackers Successfully Use Heartbleed to Access Private Security Keys

Hackers Successfully Use Heartbleed to Access Private Security Keys

Content distribution network Cloudfare has confirmed that it is possible for hackers to obtain private security keys using the Heartbleed bug.

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