News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 6 Dec 2013
Standard Chartered Bank Singapore has just reported that monthly statements of its private bank clients have been stolen through a service lapse from its third-party printing service provider Fuji Xerox.
Thursday, 5 Dec 2013
The company looking to bring wireless connectivity to your home speakers, Rocki, is experiencing a very successful start to their Kickstarter campaign. Not content to rest on its laurels, the company has announced a new product that has the same same connectivity features as the Play, but features digital audio connectivity too.
A new USB Type-C connector will be added to the existing USB 3.1 spec, and the design is expected to finalize by the middle of 2014. A key feature is that it's now reversible.
While some reviewers do standard drop and durability tests on gadgets, Richard Ryan from RatedRR takes it up the next level by firing a 7.62mm round from an HK 417 battle rifle at the Samsung Galaxy Gear.
Wednesday, 4 Dec 2013
Research firm IDC has revised down its PC shipments estimates for the year. Initially, the firm expected shipment levels to decline by 9.7%; however, this figure has been adjusted to 10.7%. According to IDC, this marks the most severe yearly contraction.
VSCO Cam, one of the most popular photography apps on iOS, is now available for Android devices.
Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013
British artist Kyle Lambert has finger-painted a portrait of Morgan Freeman on his iPad Air, and the result is scary (in a good way). Bookmark this and show it to the next person who tells you that the iPad is only a toy.
Following news of OCZ filing for bankruptcy last week, Toshiba has announced and confirmed that it will indeed be purchasing assets of OCZ.
Dell is no stranger to 4K monitors, with a 31.5-inch monitor in its product stable. But for those wanting a smaller display, the company has responded with two new smaller screen-size models featuring the same resolution as their larger sibling.
A report released by Kantar Worldpanel indicates that almost half of the iPhone 5C units sold were bought by users from competitor brands.