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Monday, 17 Mar 2014

ARM-Powered Lego Robot Sets New World Record for Solving Rubik’s Cube

ARM-Powered Lego Robot Sets New World Record for Solving Rubik’s Cube

An ARM-powered Lego robot, which features a Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone, has set the new world record of 3.253 seconds for completing the Rubik’s cube. The previous world record of 5.27 seconds, was held by an earlier version of the current robot.

Xiaomi’s 5.5-inch Redmi Note Will Have a True Octa-core Processor

Xiaomi’s 5.5-inch Redmi Note Will Have a True Octa-core Processor

Folks in China will be able to pre-order the Redmi Note at 8pm on March 19. There’s no mention of price, but it’s safe to assume that this octa-core phone will cost a bit more than the super-affordable, 4.7-inch Redmi that has a quad-core processor.

Apple iPhone 6 Alleged to Have Ultra-Retina Display and 2.6GHz A8 Chipset

Apple iPhone 6 Alleged to Have Ultra-Retina Display and 2.6GHz A8 Chipset

Well-known Apple product leaker Sonny Dickson posted a series of tweets revealing the alleged specs of Apple's upcoming iPhone 6.

Friday, 14 Mar 2014

Microsoft Announces Office 365 Personal Subscription for Individuals

Microsoft Announces Office 365 Personal Subscription for Individuals

Microsoft has announced an individual subscription plan for Microsoft Office 365. Named Office 365 Personal and coming in spring, it allows one PC or Mac and one tablet to be connected to Office 365, and is priced at US$6.99/month or US$69.99/year.

Google Slashes Prices of Monthly Google Drive Storage Plans

Google Slashes Prices of Monthly Google Drive Storage Plans

Google has massively slashed prices of its Google Drive monthly storage plans, with prices beginning from just US$1.99 for 100GB of monthly online cloud storage.

Alleged Specs of Google Smartwatch Leaked, Expected Launch in June

Alleged Specs of Google Smartwatch Leaked, Expected Launch in June

Tipster @evleaks has posted specs of Google's upcoming smartwatch, which is alleged to be built by LG. The wearable device is also rumored to be announced at Google I/O in June.

Thursday, 13 Mar 2014

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

An IT consultant claimed he has found a security flaw in the Android version of popular instant messaging software, WhatsApp. By using a malware with unrestricted access to the Android device's SD card, a hacker is able to extract WhatsApp private messages and upload them without the owner's knowledge.

Wednesday, 12 Mar 2014

Intel’s New MXC Fiber Optics Cable Offers Data Transfer Rates of 800Gbps

Intel’s New MXC Fiber Optics Cable Offers Data Transfer Rates of 800Gbps

Intel’s new MXC fiber optics cable is touted to offer data transfer rates of up to 800Gbps. The MXC cable is jointly developed by Intel, Corning, and US Conec, with the aim of replacing current 10Gbps interconnect cables used in data centers and supercomputing setups.

Function of Two Rear Cameras in New HTC One Detailed in Leaked Sales Guide

Function of Two Rear Cameras in New HTC One Detailed in Leaked Sales Guide

A leaked sales guide reveals the function of the dual-camera setup and other official specs of the all new HTC One.

Tuesday, 11 Mar 2014

Patent Wars: ZiiLabs Files Patent Infingement Lawsuit Against Apple and Samsung

Patent Wars: ZiiLabs Files Patent Infingement Lawsuit Against Apple and Samsung

ZiiLabs, a wholly owned subsidiary of Creative Technology, has just filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States against Apple and Samsung.

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