Archive for December, 2014

N. Korea Internet Service Restored

Thursday, December 25th, 2014 N. Korea Internet Service Restored

The Sony Pictures hack seems to have done a lot of irreversible damage but what is following through is even more complex because the FBI has officially made a statement which pulls off allegations towards North Korea for having some involvement in the hacking. The country however has denied having any sort of links with the crime and even suggested that it got together with the US for a joint investigation. Since then, no official comment has been released from the authorities in Pyongyang but the South Korean officials and US experts have reported the restoration. Some analysts familiar with the field have stated that the country’s web access was cut entirely for a time.

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North Korea wants joint investigation with US into Sony hack

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 North Korea wants joint investigation with US into Sony hack

Fingers had been pointing towards North Korea after the Sony Pictures hack and the US has held the nation responsible for having associations with the one of the worst hacks of recent times. The country however has denied having any sort of involvement with the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment and to shake itself to get rid of all the suspicion against it, it has gone has far to even suggest a joint investigation into the incident. The company is somehow countering the US allegations and in proposing this solution, it has even warned the US that there will be some “serious consequences” if it refused to cooperate in this regard.

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BlackBerry launches much awaited Classic!!

Monday, December 22nd, 2014 BlackBerry launches much awaited Classic!!

We had been anxiously waiting for this moment because since a year Blackberry CEO, John Chen, has been teasing the phone and the company has finally made official the BlackBerry Classic in its latest announcement. As we can all guess from the name, the look of the phone has a throwback element to it because of the full QWERTY physical keyboard and the physical navigation keys. And the overall design of the smartphone looks so close to the BlackBerry smartphones which were introduced years ago such as the Bold.

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Apple’s A9 Chip Will Be ‘Made in America’

Friday, December 19th, 2014 Apple’s  A9 Chip Will Be ‘Made in America’

The Korean Electronic Times has reported that the very first of the A9 batch has been rolled off Samsung’s fabrication lines in Austin and the upcoming latest Apple iPhone is going to benefit from the latest 14nm technology from Samsung. We have our fingers crossed for an event where Phil Schiller is going to present the A9 chip as being faster, more efficient and more power saving than any other chip designed under the company’s roof.

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LG to show off a quantum dot 4K TV at CES 2015

Thursday, December 18th, 2014 LG  to show off a quantum dot 4K TV at CES 2015

Every market is expected to grow at some pace but things have started to move more quickly along the technology side lines and it seems that the manufacturers are constantly under the pressure of developing something new and different and also once step ahead of the other. So we are all aware of the development in the TV industry and it seems that reaching the 4k focal was a great deal but we have already gotten over it. So if you mention a 4k TV, chances are that we might not be so thrilled by it; unless it has something extra to offer.

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Twitter Founder Evan Williams Takes Stab At Facebook And Instagram

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014 Twitter Founder Evan Williams Takes Stab At Facebook And Instagram

In a recent announcement, the photo-sharing social network Instagram revealed having hit the mark of 300 million users, thus crossing Twitter which had announced 284 million active users by the month-end September. However, Twitter may not be ready to buy this just as yet since Evan Williams, Twitter co-founder and board member, has raised some doubt over this development and has also pointed fingers at the way Facebook counts it active users claiming that the service also considers people who log-in via Facebook connect as their users.

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Qualcomm shows off its 64-bit, octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014 Qualcomm shows off its 64-bit, octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor

Chip maker Qualcomm’s recent demo event in New York revealed the 64-bit, octa-core Snapdragon 810 processor which was announced back in April this year and is the company’s latest flagship application processor. This processor is not just the company’s very first 20nm (TSMC) SoC but also holds strategic importance in the industry, being its first multi-channel 4G LTE SoC which supports Category 9 Carrier Aggregation. And that’s not where the first of firsts ends, the chip is Qualcomm’s first 64-bit ARMv8 CPUs and also the first chip which uses the Adreno 430 GPU. The chip also extends support for dual 14-bit ISP camera and this is another first for the company.

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Benchmarks Surface; Device Features, Specs Revealed

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 Samsung Galaxy S6 Benchmarks Surface; Device Features, Specs Revealed

Galaxy Series made Samsung a rockstar of the smart phone industry and their flagship device has always made headlines. Each year Samsung releases one flagship phone thankfully other than bunch of other phones and he we are once again with the specs and benchmarks which are believed to be of Galaxy S6. Last Year Samsung fell short of their expectations about the Galaxy S5 sales and that resulted in a bad financial year for them.

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Dell’s latest 27-inch 4K monitor costs $700 only!!

Friday, December 5th, 2014 Dell’s latest 27-inch 4K monitor costs $700 only!!

For all those who were saving thousand of dollars just to get their hands on a 4K monitor, stop saving as Dell has just announced their 24 and 27 inch 4K monitors at a tempting price of $600 and $700!! Now that sounds pretty amazing as with this price tag you are getting a 4K monitor featuring 1.07 billion colors with the resolution of  3,840 x 2,160 at 60Hz. Apart from a great screen and 178 degree viewing angle, you will get DisplayPort 1.2 in/out connectors, along with HDMI (MHL) inputs and 4 USB 3.0 ports.

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Sony and FES Unveils e-paper Smartwatch

Monday, December 1st, 2014 Sony and FES Unveils e-paper Smartwatch

Following the saturation in the mobile market, the smart watch bandwagon seemed to be the most interesting to get onto and that’s exactly what majority of the smartphone manufacturers and tech companies did. However, it soon came down to the usual smart watch thing and now we are again ending up in the same position where we already know what the usual stuff on the product will be. But there are still some innovators out there who are trying their luck out with this newly famous platform.

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