OnePlus One Smartphone Is a Customizable Beast

Tech startup OnePlus debuted its first smartphone called the One, combining a sleek and customizable appearance with some really powerful specifications. Launched under the company mantra, “never settle,” the OnePlus One sports a 5.5-inch, full HD screen, a quad-core, 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon CPU with an Adreno 330 GPU, 3GB of RAM and 16/64GB of storage. […]

The right kind of wrong: Coding error protects some Android apps from Heartbleed

Some Android apps thought to be vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug were spared because of a common coding error in the way they implemented their own native OpenSSL library. FireEye scanned 54,000 Android applications in Google’s Play store on April 10 to see which ones are vulnerable to Heartbleed. The flaw, publicly disclosed on April […]

Google Street View heads back in time

“Forget the Delorean,” Google Street View product managers say: Google is now offering visual “time travel.” Users can now click back through the visual history of sites around the world using Street View. By Karis Hustad, Staff Writer / April 23, 2014 This illustration provided by Google highlights a new Google Maps Street View snapshots feature, […]

IBM intros next-gen Power8 microprocessor, servers along with OpenPower …

IBM has introduced the next generation of its Power Systems architecture and servers for crunching unstructured big data from sensors and mobile devices. Read this Cool runnings: IBM’s recipe for a happy datacentre, in pictures Read more Power8, the code name for the new family consisting of both a new microprocessor as well as lineup […]

Toshiba, SanDisk start producing smaller, faster 15nm NAND flash memory

Partners Toshiba and SanDisk have developed 15-nanometer process technology for NAND flash memory widely used in smartphones and tablets. The development is the first in the world and will replace the second-generation 19-nm process technology when production begins at Toshiba’s plant in Yokkaichi, Japan, Toshiba said. Process technology refers to the method and size in […]