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Monday, 29 Apr 2013

Google Now Arrives on iPhone, iPad

Google Now Arrives on iPhone, iPad

Google Now is available on the iPhone/iPad. All you need to do is to update your Google Search app.

Friday, 26 Apr 2013

LG to Launch Smartphone with Flexible OLED Screen in Q4 2013

LG to Launch Smartphone with Flexible OLED Screen in Q4 2013

LG Vice President of mobile, Yoon Bu-hyun, has stated that the company will be introducing a smartphone with a flexible OLED display in Q4 2013.

Thursday, 25 Apr 2013

Amazon Poised to Launch Own TV Set-Top Box?

Amazon Poised to Launch Own TV Set-Top Box?

Amazon is planning to launch its own television set-top box, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. This TV-based device can be viewed as a natural extension to Amazon Instant Video that is an video-on-demand service currently only available in the United States.

Microsoft to Unveil New Xbox on 21 May

Microsoft to Unveil New Xbox on 21 May

Lawrence Hryb, the Director of Programming for the Microsoft gaming network Xbox Live, has confirmed that the new Xbox will be unveiled on 21st May, with a showcase of the full lineup of games taking place later at E3.

Monday, 22 Apr 2013

AMD Reclaims Former CTO of Graphics Product Group, Raja Koduri

AMD Reclaims Former CTO of Graphics Product Group, Raja Koduri

AMD revealed its former CTO of Graphics Product Group, Mr. Raja Koduri has rejoined its ranks after he left Apple. He will lead engineering efforts in visual computing, reporting to CTO Mark Papermaster, another former Apple executive.

Friday, 19 Apr 2013

Sigma Introduces World's First F/1.8 Constant Aperture Zoom Lens

Sigma Introduces World's First F/1.8 Constant Aperture Zoom Lens

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 Mobile App by Glasses.com Scans Your Face, Lets You Try on Virtual Glasses

3D Fit Mobile App by Glasses.com Scans Your Face, Lets You Try on Virtual Glasses

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 Admits to Posting Fake Web Reviews of HTC Phones

Samsung Admits to Posting Fake Web Reviews of HTC Phones

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

Firefox OS to Debut in Five Countries Come June, 11 More by End of the Year

Firefox OS to Debut in Five Countries Come June, 11 More by End of the Year

Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs told AllThingsD that the first-wave rollout of the Firefox OS will begin this June.

Monday, 15 Apr 2013

Brute Force Attack on WordPress Sites Spawns Super Botnet

Brute Force Attack on WordPress Sites Spawns Super Botnet

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.

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