US spy agency files for probe into NSA leaks, Justice department to give approval


A U.S. intelligence agency has filed its request to conduct a criminal probe into the leak of highly classified information about the extremely secret surveillance programs to be run by the National Security Agency. The said information came to be known after the intelligence chief’s spokesman told about it. The nation’s spy chief confirmed theContinue reading “US spy agency files for probe into NSA leaks, Justice department to give approval”

Obama defends NSA surveillance program, Urges people to draw balance between privacy and security


President Barack Obama has called out to Americans urging them to “make some choices” in drawing balance between privacy and security. Obama was on the defensive for the NSA secret surveillance programs which is known to sweep up an estimated 3 billion phone calls every day and collect Internet data from U.S. providers with anContinue reading “Obama defends NSA surveillance program, Urges people to draw balance between privacy and security”

Intel launches Core i7-4770K with modest performance enhancements from Core i7-3770K


Intel has unveiled its new quad-core Intel Core i7-4770K in the top-end chip category based on Haswell microarchitecture. The chip is its second processor built on the 22nm process node. Even though the chip includes a number of new capabilities and enhancements and also performs relatively well in terms of CPU efficiency, but it mayContinue reading “Intel launches Core i7-4770K with modest performance enhancements from Core i7-3770K”

Google Nexus 4 launches in India; Pre-order bookings start on e-commerce sites


The LG Google Nexus 4’s pre-order has opened in India. The key features of the includes a 4.7-inch WXGA (1280 x 768) True HD IPS Plus Display. There is a Photo Sphere Camera with 2100 mAh Sio+ Battery. In terms of processors it boasts of a Snapdragon S4 Pro 1.5 GHz Quad Core Processor (AdrenoContinue reading “Google Nexus 4 launches in India; Pre-order bookings start on e-commerce sites”

Samsung courts Apple’s suppliers amidst increasing demand for its smartphones


Samsung’s supply chain has begun to feel the pressure as the company continues to retain leadership position in the global smartphone sales. Gartner recently announced figures according to which Android emerged as the preferred operating system, riding on the success of which Samsung holds 30.8 percent of the global marketshare for smartphone sales. Going byContinue reading “Samsung courts Apple’s suppliers amidst increasing demand for its smartphones”

Nokia Lumia 925 launched in London; First look of Nokia Lumia 925


Nokia has launched its latest smartphone Lumia 925 at an event in London today. In terms of the technical specs it appears a lot like the Lumia 920 and the Lumia 928. However the biggest changes made by Nokia in this smartphone is in terms of size and design of the device. The Lumia 925Continue reading “Nokia Lumia 925 launched in London; First look of Nokia Lumia 925”

Google increases free storage space three times; Drive update makes saving web documents directly possible


Google has increased the files storage capacity by as much as thrice of what it used to be. The company said on Monday that file storage utility is set to increase from 5GB to 15GB across all its services namely Google+, Drive, and Gmail. Google has made the announcement right before the Google I/O developers conference isContinue reading “Google increases free storage space three times; Drive update makes saving web documents directly possible”

Nook HD and HD+ update to add Google Play store access


The Nook tablets range contains several solid Android devices. The only problem remained until now was related to the limited app store created by Barnes & Noble. The problem is going to end now with software update which is going to include full access to the Google Play store and all its apps to theContinue reading “Nook HD and HD+ update to add Google Play store access”

US pushes China for stopping trade secret theft


The U.S. Trade Representative’s office has criticized China for not stopping the increasing theft of American trade secrets upon which the U.S economic might relies heavily. The incident is the latest addition in the incidents making Washington frustrated with China. “Not only are repeated thefts occurring inside China, but also outside of China for theContinue reading “US pushes China for stopping trade secret theft”

Smartphones beat Feature Phones globally, Samsung leading the shift


Smartphones have captured 51.6% of the total mobile phone market with worldwide shipments touching 216.2 million units in the first quarter. The IDC’s data provides the understanding that this is the first time that hardware makers have shipped more smartphones than feature phones globally. It’s nothing short of a landmark for the smartphones category. PhoneContinue reading “Smartphones beat Feature Phones globally, Samsung leading the shift”