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Friday, 15 Nov 2013

Samsung to Release Galaxy Smartphone with Three-Sided Display?

Samsung to Release Galaxy Smartphone with Three-Sided Display?

Bloomberg reports that Samsung has plans to to release a Galaxy smartphone in 2014 which will sport a three-sided display that wraps around the edges.

Snapchat Turns Down US$3 Billion from Facebook

Snapchat Turns Down US$3 Billion from Facebook

Snapchat has reportedly turned down a US$3 Billion all-cash offer from Facebook. The messaging app, which is only two years old, seems to holding out for a better valuation.

Roundup of New R9 270 Graphics Cards

Roundup of New R9 270 Graphics Cards

The AMD Radeon R9 270 graphics card was launched this week, making it the latest addition to the R9 series that was announced in late September this year. Check out the wares from various add-in card partners!

Thursday, 14 Nov 2013

Official Playstation 4 App Launches In North American iTunes and Google Play App Stores

Official Playstation 4 App Launches In North American iTunes and Google Play App Stores

Sony's Playstation 4 App for Android and iOS has appeared in the North American iTunes and Google Play app stores. The app lets users view and interact with the PlayStation Network and view information through the "What's New feature." It is expected to launch locally on 19th December to coincide with the local launch of the PS4.

Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013

Identify Noisy Tabs with Chrome Beta

Identify Noisy Tabs with Chrome Beta

A new feature for Google's Chrome Beta will display a speaker icon on the right hand side of a tab to denote audio being played. This can help users quickly locate noisy tabs and deal with them.

Monday, 11 Nov 2013

Apple Developing 4.7-Inch and 5.5-Inch iPhones for 2014?

Apple Developing 4.7-Inch and 5.5-Inch iPhones for 2014?

Bloomberg is reporting that Apple is developing iPhones with bigger displays and curved glass for release next year. In addition, Apple is said to testing new pressure-sensitive technology which can detect various levels of pressure.

Friday, 8 Nov 2013

Google to Block Windows Users From Installing Browser Extensions Not Found in Chrome Web Store

Google to Block Windows Users From Installing Browser Extensions Not Found in Chrome Web Store

Google is locking down Chrome for Windows users by blocking the downloading and installation of any Chrome extensions not found in the company's own Chrome Web Store. Google says that malicious extensions that take advantage of the option to side-load additional extensions upon install are the "leading cause of complaints from our Windows users."

GE Experiments with 3D Painting to Repair Metal Parts

GE Experiments with 3D Painting to Repair Metal Parts

General Electric is experimenting with 3D painting or cold spray technology to repair metal parts. This process involves spraying metal powders at high speeds (up to Mach 4) to add material to an existing metal part for repairs. Akin to 3D printing, it can also be used to build a metal component.

Sony Reveals Android Update Roadmap for its Mobile Devices

Sony Reveals Android Update Roadmap for its Mobile Devices

Sony reveals in a blog post on its Android upgrade roadmap for existing devices.

Windows Vista, Lync & Previous Versions of Office Seeing Targeted Attacks (Updated)

Windows Vista, Lync & Previous Versions of Office Seeing Targeted Attacks (Updated)

Microsoft says it's aware of targeted attacks mainly in the Middle East and South Asia, which affect customers using Microsoft Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Office 2003-2010, and all supported versions of Microsoft Lync. While a security update is in the works, concerned users can apply a Microsoft Fix it solution now.

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