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Tuesday, 23 Jul 2013

Toshiba Set to Flaunt SD Memory Cards with SSD-like Performance

Toshiba Set to Flaunt SD Memory Cards with SSD-like Performance

Professional photographers and graphic designers will be delighted to know that Toshiba will be releasing a new line of SD memory cards that boasts the world's fastest data write speeds this October, starting from Japan.

Disney Research's New Algorithm Constructs High-res 3D Models from 2D Images

Disney Research's New Algorithm Constructs High-res 3D Models from 2D Images

Disney Research (an unofficial joint effort with labs such as ETH Zurich to analyze and develop for companies like ESPN, Pixar Animation Studios, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and so forth) has developed a breakthrough which can induce 3D computer models from 2D images.

Researchers Showcase Electronic Film with Pressure-Sensitive Touch Response

Researchers Showcase Electronic Film with Pressure-Sensitive Touch Response

Researchers at University of California, Berkeley, United States have unveiled a "sensor network on flexible plastic." Dubbed as an electronic skin or e-skin, it responds to touch by lighting up. As the pressure increases, so does the intensity of the emitted light.

Xbox One Will Automatically Record and Store Last Five Minutes of Gameplay

Xbox One Will Automatically Record and Store Last Five Minutes of Gameplay

A Microsoft Game Studios executive has revealed that the Xbox One will automatically record and store the last five minutes of your gameplay.

Ubuntu Seeking US$32 Million on Indiegogo for its First Smartphone

Ubuntu Seeking US$32 Million on Indiegogo for its First Smartphone

Popular Linux-based OS developer Ubuntu is aiming to crowdfund its first smartphone, the Ubuntu Edge, by raising US$32 Million in funds on Indiegogo.

Monday, 22 Jul 2013

Flaw in SIM Card Encryption Susceptible to Hacks

Flaw in SIM Card Encryption Susceptible to Hacks

Karsten Nohl, a cryptanalyst from a German security firm, has claimed to have discovered a glitch in mobile SIM card encryption technology after examining thousands of SIM cards.

Gmail Updated with Full-Screen Compose Option

Gmail Updated with Full-Screen Compose Option

Google has recently updated Gmail, giving the compose window the ability to go full-screen. This much requested feature will be rolling out to users in the next few days.

Friday, 19 Jul 2013

VLC Coming Back to Apple App Store Soon

VLC Coming Back to Apple App Store Soon

VLC has recently announced that they will be appearing in the Apple App Store very soon. This will be the first time that VLC will be in the App Store, since it was removed from the App Store in 2011.

Samsung Announces New TLC NAND SSD, the SSD 840 Evo

Samsung Announces New TLC NAND SSD, the SSD 840 Evo

Samsung has just announced the SSD 840 Evo, a TLC NAND-based SSD, which is also based on a brand new controller and promises to offer better write speeds.

Tumblr Issues Security Patch for iOS App

Tumblr Issues Security Patch for iOS App

Tumblr, the popular microblogging and social networking portal, has released an emergency patch for its iOS application. The patch will address "an issue that allowed passwords to be compromised in certain circumstance." For precaution, the company also advised users to change their passwords.

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