Christopher Dicdiquin

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Sony hits Xbox One where it hurts: price, 'always-on' Internet

It's customary for fans and press to declare a "winner" at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, even though there's generally no real prize other than bragging rights at stake. That said, it's hard to imagine Sony's victory over Microsoft on Monday being more total and complete.<p>The Japanese …

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Apple thinking about launching an iPhone phablet with a 5.7-inch display

Apple might be launching an iPhone phablet. Boom.<p>Reuters has “four people with knowledge of the matter” and state that Apple is considering the idea …

WhatsApp Processed New Record 27 Billion Messages in One Day

Cross-platform messaging applications WhatsApp has announced it has hit a new record of processing 27 billion messages in 24 hours: 10 billion …

Vertu Executive Says Apple Tested Sapphire Displays But Found Them Unsuitable

A few months back, it was reported that sapphire, which is three times stronger and more scratch resistant than Gorilla Glass, may soon be adopted by …

Sony teases thin Xperia Z Ultra phablet with stylus

An invitation to a Sony press event teases what looks like a Godzilla sized phablet. The rumoured Xperia Z Ultra is pictured and the translation …

iPhone Case Makers Collide: Otterbox Has Bought LifeProof

Popular iPhone case maker Otterbox has acquired LifeProof for an undisclosed sum. The news was announced today by the two companies at the CTIA wireless show.<p>Both Otterbox and LifeProof specialize in rugged, water-resistant cases for the iPhone and iPad. Both companies have also branched out and …

Samsung will provide OLEDs for consumer version of Glass - report

<i>Google has placed orders for OLED displays from Samsung, to be used in the consumer version of Glass, says a Korean press report.</i><p>Google is gearing up to manufacture and sell the consumer version of the Glass wearable computer, which the company’s chairman Eric Schmidt said might happen sometime …

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Twitter security braces for further attacks

Micro-blogging site Twitter has upgraded security features in a bid to combat the growing number of hacking attacks.<p>Aiming to make it harder for outsiders to gain access to accounts, Twitter will introduce a new, optional two-step log-in process, similar to that used by some UK online banking sites.<p>…

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Should US companies be allowed to hack China in revenge? New report says yes

Cyber security experts disagree, calling the idea 'remarkably bad'<p>It's no secret that major US companies have been victims of a growing number of hacks from overseas in recent years, allegedly by attackers looking to steal corporate information and intellectual property, such as patented software. …