News: Reads from WWW
Friday, 19 Apr 2013
The widest aperture a zoom lens could achieve was f/2.8. All that has changed with Sigma announcing the Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art lens, which features a maximum wide aperture of f/1.8 throughout its entire zoom range.
Thursday, 18 Apr 2013
3D Fit is a mobile app from Glasses.com which enables you to see how glasses look on your 3D model via augmented reality.
Samsung has admitted to hiring students in Taiwan to post fake online reviews slamming the phones of arch-rival HTC and are now facing investigations of false advertising. Samsung has called the incident "unfortunate and occurred due to insufficient understanding of these fundamental principles."
Tuesday, 16 Apr 2013
Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs told AllThingsD that the first-wave rollout of the Firefox OS will begin this June.
Monday, 15 Apr 2013
Security analysts have discovered an on-going attack on computers and servers running the WordPress blogging applications. Confirmed by three separate web hosting services, the assailants are using brute force attacks to steal administrative credentials for themselves.
Some HTC One users have reported that their devices is suffering from build issues. The cause of the problem remains unknown.
Friday, 12 Apr 2013
Professional network LinkedIn has confirmed its acquisition of 3-year-old news reading app, Pulse Newsreader, for about US$90 Million. 90% of deal was settled with LinkedIn stock, while 10% was in cash.
Thursday, 11 Apr 2013
Not that you'd need another reason to get a Samsung Galaxy S4, but a recent tear down of the smartphone revealed that the S4 is much easier to repair than most handsets out in the market now, including the Galaxy S3.
Wednesday, 10 Apr 2013
Google Play Music is rolling out to seven more countries. Users in Australia, New Zealand, Belgium, Luxemburg, Austria, Ireland and Portugal are now able to store their music in Google Play for free, and stream them to their Android devices from anywhere.