News: Reads from WWW
Wednesday, 16 Apr 2014
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.
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
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
Content distribution network Cloudfare has confirmed that it is possible for hackers to obtain private security keys using the Heartbleed bug.
Friday, 11 Apr 2014
The alleged specifications of the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880 GPU have been leaked. The Maxwell-based GPU boasts of a new GM204 graphics core, with a whopping 3,200 CUDA cores!
Heartbleed is one of the largest security threats the Internet has ever experienced, with an estimated two out of every three web server affected. Here are some websites that you need to change your password now.
Thursday, 10 Apr 2014
The official prices for socketed AMD Kabini desktop APUs have been released by the company. This new series is made up of the Sempron and Athlon APUs that are supported on the AM1 platform.
KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo shared his predictions on Apple's upcoming iPhones. He expects the new iPhones to have higher resolution displays with slimmer bezels, A8 processor and NFC. The power button is said to be shifted to the side for better one-handed operation.
Spotted at Microsoft's Think Next conference in Tel Aviv, this prototype battery charger from Israeli startup StoreDot, uses nanotechnology to charge your smartphone from 0 - 100 percent in just 30 seconds.
Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014
Security researchers have uncovered a serious vulnerability called Heartbleed in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library that could potentially affect as many as two-thirds of the world's web servers.