News: Reads from WWW
Monday, 4 Aug 2014
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.
Security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell plan to demonstrate a collection of proof-of-concept software to show how the security of USB devices are "fundamentally broken".
As part of its pending acquisition of Beats Electronics, Apple has begun transitioning Beats employees to the Apple brand, however roughly 200 of Beats' 700 positions will only be temporary at Apple and will be phased out over the next few months.
MacRumors reports that Apple is planning a launch event for the iPhone 6 on September 16 with retail availability slated for October 14.
Kim Hyun-Joon, a senior vice president at Samsung's mobile-communications business revealed to investors during an earnings call that the company plans to launch two new high-end smartphones in the next six months to stem falling sales and maintain its lead in the smartphone market.