News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 1 Aug 2014
NVIDIA researchers have found a way to create high-resolution displays by re-purposing lower-resolution ones in what they're terming "cascading displays". Hit the link to find out more.
Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly
In a nutshell, Xiaomi says that's not true. More details after the jump.
If you feel desperate, panicky or stressed without your smartphone, you may be suffering from nomophobia. It is a clinical name for smartphone addiction.
Security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell plan to demonstrate a collection of proof-of-concept software to show how the security of USB devices are "fundamentally broken".
As part of its pending acquisition of Beats Electronics, Apple has begun transitioning Beats employees to the Apple brand, however roughly 200 of Beats' 700 positions will only be temporary at Apple and will be phased out over the next few months.
MacRumors reports that Apple is planning a launch event for the iPhone 6 on September 16 with retail availability slated for October 14.
Kim Hyun-Joon, a senior vice president at Samsung's mobile-communications business revealed to investors during an earnings call that the company plans to launch two new high-end smartphones in the next six months to stem falling sales and maintain its lead in the smartphone market.
The Korea Times published a report claiming that Samsung will unveil the Galaxy Note 4 on September 3. The upcoming phablet is said to sport better specs than the Galaxy S5.
Thursday, 31 Jul 2014
KDDI,a Japanese telco unveiled a new HTC model, the J Butterfly which is actually a waterproof One (M8) in disguise.
Microsoft has announced the very first update to Windows Phone 8.1. Is Cortana finally coming to Singapore? Sadly, not yet. But there are other features to look forward to, like folder support on the Start screen.