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Friday, 1 Aug 2014

Is Xiaomi Redmi Note secretly uploading personal data without the user's consent?

Is Xiaomi Redmi Note secretly uploading personal data without the user's consent?

Xiaomi denies allegations that the Redmi Note is secretly sending personal data to Chinese servers. More details after the jump.

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USB security is "fundamentally broken", according to two researchers

Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell are two security researchers who will be demonstrating a collection of proof-of-concept software to show how the security of USB devices are "fundamentally broken".

Thursday, 31 Jul 2014

Windows Phone 8.1 due for first update, developers to get preview next week

Windows Phone 8.1 due for first update, developers to get preview next week

Microsoft has announced the first update to Windows Phone 8.1, which is due next week for developers in the preview program.

Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014

AMD Raptr receives in-game video streaming and capture capability

AMD Raptr receives in-game video streaming and capture capability

The recent major update for AMD's Gaming Evolved app, as powered by Raptr, introduces the ability to record or stream gameplay in various ways.

Bolt is Instagram's one-touch photo and video messaging app

Bolt is Instagram's one-touch photo and video messaging app

The newest app from Instagram lets you capture and send photos and videos to friends with a single tap. It's available to you if you're living in Singapore, South Africa or New Zealand; the rest of the world will have to wait though.

Spotify on iOS devices now support equalizer feature

Spotify on iOS devices now support equalizer feature

The Spotify app for iOS devices has been updated to support a new feature. You can now tune the audio to your liking thanks to the addition of an equalizer. Details inside.

Live Lock Screen Beta app lets you customize the Windows Phone 8.1 lockscreen

Live Lock Screen Beta app lets you customize the Windows Phone 8.1 lockscreen

The officially commissioned app lets you personalize your Windows Phone using a selection of six lock screen layouts. Being a beta software, it also has its fair share of bugs.

Saturday, 26 Jul 2014

'Glacier White' PlayStation 4 to launch with Destiny

'Glacier White' PlayStation 4 to launch with Destiny

Sony will be launching the 'Glacier White' PlayStation 4 in Malaysia as part of a bundle pack with Bungie's upcoming MMO shooter, Destiny.

Friday, 25 Jul 2014

Google improves Gmail App with integrated Drive features

Google improves Gmail App with integrated Drive features

Google has updated the Gmail app with better integration between Google Drive and Gmail. This enables easy sharing of documents and files, which are then stored directly to Google Drive.

Samsung to excite the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Samsung to excite the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Samsung is stepping up to the plate to promote the Youth Olympics with the launch of a new marketing campaign aimed at sports fans and music lovers alike.

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