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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

Cybercriminals Capitalize on Boston Marathon Bombing

Cybercriminals Capitalize on Boston Marathon Bombing

Within a mere 24 hours of Monday's explosion at the Boston Marathon, Trend Micro observed an outbreak of more than 9,000 Blackhole Exploit Kit spammed messages, all related to the tragic incident.

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."

Wednesday, 17 Apr 2013

Facebook 6.0 for iOS Brings Chat Heads to iPhone & iPad

Facebook 6.0 for iOS Brings Chat Heads to iPhone & iPad

The new Facebook update for iOS brings Chat Heads to iPhone, but only for messaging within Facebook. Other changes include Stickers, giant illustrated emoticons, and a cleaner, easier to read design for iPad.

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.

HTC One Suffering from Build Issues, Gap Seen between Cover and Main Body

HTC One Suffering from Build Issues, Gap Seen between Cover and Main Body

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

Google Inactive Account Manager Lets You Manage Your Digital Afterlife

Google Inactive Account Manager Lets You Manage Your Digital Afterlife

Google has released a new Inactive Account Manager, which lets you manage your digital life after death. With the new tool, you can tell Google what to with your Google accounts should it become inactive.

LinkedIn Acquires Pulse Newsreader for US$90 Million

LinkedIn Acquires Pulse Newsreader for US$90 Million

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.

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