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Thursday, 17 Apr 2014

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.

Friday, 11 Apr 2014

Rumor: Specifications of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880 GPU Leaked

Rumor: Specifications of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 880 GPU Leaked

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!

PSA: Change Your Passwords at These Heartbleed-hit Websites Now!

PSA: Change Your Passwords at These Heartbleed-hit Websites Now!

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.

Dropbox bringing Mailbox to Mac, announces launch of new Carousel photo app.

Dropbox bringing Mailbox to Mac, announces launch of new Carousel photo app.

Dropbox is bringing the popular mobile email app Mailbox to the Mac, and launching an app to store all your photos online - Carousel. Find out more within.

Thursday, 10 Apr 2014

AMD Kabini Desktop APUs Priced as Low as US$34

AMD Kabini Desktop APUs Priced as Low as US$34

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.

New iPhones to Come with Higher Resolution Displays, NFC and Side Power Button?

New iPhones to Come with Higher Resolution Displays, NFC and Side Power Button?

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.

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