News: Reads from WWW
Tuesday, 5 Aug 2014
An Austrian privacy activist has launched an international class action lawsuit against Facebook for breaching European data protection law. Anyone outside of the US and Canada with a Facebook account can join the lawsuit which is seeking damages of €500 per user.
An analyst from Cowen & Co. believes that the rumored 5.5-inch iPhone 6 would be given a faster processor than the smaller 4.7-inch model.
Monday, 4 Aug 2014
A new set of photos revealed the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Alpha in its full glory. Not surprisingly, the Galaxy Alpha has a design similar to the Apple iPhone 5S. Hit the link to find out more.
Samsung has sent out media invites for an Unpacked event on September 3 at IFA 2014 where it is likely to launch the Galaxy Note 4.
Deemed as too addictive by its creator, Flappy Bird is back to frustrate more users, but only on the Amazon Fire TV box.
HP is rumored to be launching a new smart watch this fall, designed in collaboration with designer Michael Bastian and online retailer Glit.
Microsoft filed a lawsuit against Samsung for its failure to pay royalties on time and with accrued late payment interest. Apparently, Samsung cited "a fundamental disagreement" for doing so, which forced Microsoft to take legal action. Hit the link to find out more.
Friday, 1 Aug 2014
NVIDIA researchers have found a way to create high-resolution displays by re-purposing lower-resolution ones in what they're terming "cascading displays". Hit the link to find out more.
Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly
In a nutshell, Xiaomi says that's not true. More details after the jump.
If you feel desperate, panicky or stressed without your smartphone, you may be suffering from nomophobia. It is a clinical name for smartphone addiction.