What is the secret behind flattering media coverage of Apple’s products?


  The secret of the flattering coverage that Apple’s products received in the past decade was the aggressive PR (Public Relations) efforts of the erstwhile CEO Steve Jobs. Back in the day, Jobs used to personally call important journalists and either mesmerized them or dominated them which is a well-known fact inside the media. SuchContinue reading “What is the secret behind flattering media coverage of Apple’s products?”

Experts caution against Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet’s claims


  Raj Talluri, a senior VP at Qualcomm made tall claims about Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet in an interview given to CNET. “It’s the only computer I have with me. It’s got a keyboard, it’s got Outlook, does Powerpoint…It’s pretty much got everything I need,” he said. However, CNET cautions against buying into this hypeContinue reading “Experts caution against Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet’s claims”

Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts


With an aim to make Facebook posts the part of more public conversations, the company on Wednesday introduced embeddable posts that will be used by blogs and news organizations to include status updates, videos and photos in stories done by them from now on. The posts can be embedded in the same way as embedsContinue reading “Facebook all set to leave Twitter behind in social media advertising with latest introduction of embeddable posts”

Samsung’s S4 GPU powering chip Exynos 5 Octa benchmark scores may be rigged: Reports


The reigning smartphone manufacturer Samsung has been caught cheating in benchmark tests according to latest report findings. Samsung is boosting the performance benchmark scores of its recent and best system-on-chip, the Exynos 5 Octa, that has made it a favourite of the reviewers and product evaluators. “Oh hell Samsung, shame on you!” was said byContinue reading “Samsung’s S4 GPU powering chip Exynos 5 Octa benchmark scores may be rigged: Reports”

Google launches new Nexus 7 tablet line-up and Internet video’s streaming device Chromecast


Google is betting on consumers, believing they won’t mind paying bit more for a sleeker, more powerful version of its Nexus 7 tablet as the Internet company take its rivalry with Apple and Amazon.com further in technology’s ultimate battleground known to be the mobile computing market. The latest fancy devices were unveiled in San FranciscoContinue reading “Google launches new Nexus 7 tablet line-up and Internet video’s streaming device Chromecast”

Canon announces mid-range SLR EOS 70D with the latest 20.2MP Dual Pixel CMOS


  Canon has announced its new mid-range SLR, the EOS 70D for photography buffs. Key features stuffed in EOS 70D from Canon is the brand-new 20.2MP ‘Dual Pixel CMOS AF’ sensor which works by splitting every single pixel into two photodiodes so that photographers can easily achieve the on-chip phase detection, vastly improved autofocus performanceContinue reading “Canon announces mid-range SLR EOS 70D with the latest 20.2MP Dual Pixel CMOS”

China responds to Snowden claims of US hacking Chinese computer systems


The China Daily which happens to be the English-language mouthpiece of the Chinese government couldn’t have got a better story. Edward Snowden the former contractor for the National Security Agency on June 13 after exposing the American electronic surveillance program has told the South China Morning Post before fleeing to Hong Kong that the U.S.Continue reading “China responds to Snowden claims of US hacking Chinese computer systems”

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”

Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement


It appears as if some serious problem is going to be created for Apple as it’s trial on ebook price fixing charges is filed by the U.S. government begins on Monday in New York. Apple will have to alone deal with the charges put across by the U.S. Department of Justice in a non-jury trial.Continue reading “Apple is alone in e-books pricing lawsuit; Publishers agreed to settlement”