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John W Arthur

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John is the head of our IT Security team and he writes about Security, IT news on The Next Digit. He was the Employee of the Year 2013 for his selfless support and efficiently setting up the whole security infrastructure. He also occasionally writes on "IT Sec Pro" Print Media of Sweden. All posts by John

LG Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate earphones to be released by mid-2014

As many others revealed their own version of wearable computing device, LG’s first wearable device, the Lifeband Touch was revealed at the CES 2014, among several other wearable devices. The wearable has its own distinct sleek and simple design and tends to stand apart from Samsung’s devices which are more design and feature oriented. A unique feature of the Lifeband ...

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Samsung unveils 12.2 inch Galaxy NotePro and Galaxy TabPro tablets

As we saw in the large banner outside of the Convention Center Hall, Samsung has unveiled 12.2-inch Galaxy NotePro and Galaxy TabPro tablets creating speculation about the success of big-screen tablets in the market. “At Samsung, what we always hear constantly is that people want to do more with their tablets. A new line of tablets will enable them to ...

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HP released Slate 21 Pro, an all-in-one Android desktop tablet

Hp’s latest product, the HP Slate 21 Pro which has been launched as an update to HP Slate 21  is an all-in-one Android desktop tablet with a 21.5-inch screen also functioning as a PC monitor. The new business-targeted Android 4.3 device comes with 16GB of inbuilt storage and powered by 2GB of RAM and NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor. Though the ...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 to be unveiled in February at MWC

Samsung has decided to give a skip for the launch of its flagship phone at CES to be held next week. Samsung has announced that the handset will be launched at the World Congress in February. Doon-hoon Chang, Samsung’s executive VP and head of design strategy mentioned that the rumors about the possible launch of the S5 at the World ...

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NVIDIA unveils 32-bit Tegra K1 A15 and 64-bit Denver CPUs

NVIDIA has unveiled two new different Tegra K1 CPUs with 192-core GPU  and one of them is a 64-bit chipset similar to what Apple has done in A7 chipset and Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 410 budget SoC. First the company has unveiled the 32-bit version of the Tegra K1 chipset and later revealed the 64-bit variant of the processor. The 64-bit processor ...

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HTC posts Q3 2013 results with $52 million operating loss

HTC has just announced its 2013’s fourth quarter financial results, which again shows operating loss, which is around $52 million (NT $1.56 billion), but as expected, it posted a mere net profit of $10.3 million (NT $0.31 billion) as the result of the sale of Beats division. Compared to the last quarter’s results, the Taiwanese smartphone maker’s operating loss has ...

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Google buys Bitspin, the “Timely” alarm app maker

Google continued its acquisition spree, as the latest firm is Swiss app maker – Bitspin, maker of Timely alarm application for smartphones and tablets running on Android platform. The Bitspin team has confirmed the deal and posted a “Good News” in their website, while Vinoth Ragunathan of Bitspin also confirmed the news in his Google+ post. However, the exact amount ...

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YouTube to stream Ultra HD 4K videos at CES 2014 booths

For the first time, YouTube will be demonstrating its Ultra HD 4K video streaming technology at CES 2014’s almost every manufacturers’ booths that produce Ultra HD streaming hardware, such as television sets. The move from YouTube keeps the manufacturers’ hope alive and it will encourage those companies to produce the next-gen 4K TVs. YouTube will be using the royalty-free VP9-codec ...

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Boost Mobile to sell affordable Moto G for $130 on January 14th

Boost Mobile, a no-contract wireless industry leader in US has just announced that the Motorola Moto G will be available on for the subscribers of the carrier from January 14th onwards for just $129.99. Moto G is Motorola’s first handset to be released by Boost Mobile since 2011 and the company expects to reach subscribers as more as possible by ...

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Never Worked with NSA on iPhone Backdoor : Apple

Responding to the NSA’s alleged “DROPOUTJEEP” program which was leaked recently, Apple has reiterated that it has not worked with any agency and was unaware of the program. Jacob Appelbaum, a security researcher leaked a series of documents yesterday about the program which allows backdoor access to iPhones and published by German magazine Der Spiegel. DROPOUTJEEP software can be implanted ...

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