Apple announces iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
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Thursday, 08 September 2016 00:55

Apple announces iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus


Featuring A10 Fusion 16nm processor, depth-mapping camera lenses

On Wednesday morning, Apple took the wraps off its tenth-generation iPhone lineup, now formally known as “iPhone 7” and “iPhone 7 Plus”.

Asus releases Transformer 3, 3 Pro and Transformer Mini detachables
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Higher-priced model uses Skylake, lower-priced uses Kaby Lake

During a press event before the IFA tradeshow in Berlin this week (September 4th – 7th), Asus announced two  2-in-1 detachable notebooks that take direct aim at Microsoft’s Surface Pro lineup.

Intel's Kaby Lake will have "over 100 designs" available in Q4
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Third generation 14nm+ notebooks starting in September


Over the past months, we have written bits and pieces of information about Intel’s Kaby Lake, its third-generation 14nm architecture which officially debuted on Tuesday.

Canon announces 4K-ready 5D Mark IV DSLR camera
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Last week Canon launched its fourth-generation 5D DSLR camera, the first of its kind to offer Wi-Fi connectivity and 4K video capture support. The device features a 30.4-megapixel sensor, a wide native ISO range between 100 and 32,000, improved scene detection, and a second-generation autofocus system that expands coverage across a frame.

Microsoft Surface Phone to surface soon
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Tuesday, 30 August 2016 00:26

Microsoft Surface Phone to surface soon


Release may coincide with Windows 10 “Redstone 2” build


This year’s IFA conference in Berlin may well include an official announcement from the mighty Microsoft about its second-generation smartphone lineup, the Surface Phone series.

Samsung announces three quantum-dot curved gaming panels
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1800R and 1500R curvature, 125 percent of sRGB color spectrum


On Monday, Samsung announced three  additions to its PC display panel lineup featuring the first Quantum Dot materials that the company has ever applied outside of its TV lineup.

Apple iPhone production forecast drops from 84 to 74 million
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Panel orders drop by 20 percent, chip orders by 15 percent

On Friday, the Nikkei Asian Review journal published a story hinting that some of Apple’s part suppliers in the iPhone supply chain are still trying to fix low yield rates of their components. Some forecasts are now cutting total iPhone production for the July to December period by five percent, from 120 million down to 114 million.

U.S. government plans to collect social media handles from visitors
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Plan draws backfire from Silicon Valley technology groups


Earlier this week, a few US-based civil society groups joined Silicon Valley giants including Facebook, Twitter and Google to petition an optional Department of Homeland Security proposal to collect social media identifier information on the I-94W forms of visitors entering the country.

Facebook removes "Trending" news story descriptions
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Topic rankings now controlled by algorithms


Before the start of the weekend, Facebook announced some notable changes to the way its social network would be handling “Trending” news topics, which previously contained topic descriptions curated by staff members and were verified through a non-algorithmic editing process.

Apple iOS 9.3.5 patches three zero-day vulnerabilities
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Security report discovers spyware attack on human rights activists


On Thursday, Apple issued three important zero-day security vulnerability patches in a new iOS 9.3.5 release of its mobile operating system, with some sources claiming that the exploits are particularly fatal to human rights activists and other individuals who work or act to protect human rights around the world.