Rohit Singh

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American Hustle – review

It's not just any kind of hustle. The adjective "American" appended to a word in a movie title always implies something with instant design-classic status, gorgeously laced with irony and modernity. There is no plausible UK equivalent. British Beauty, British Psycho and British History X sound like …

Microsoft reportedly wants to combat NSA with stronger encryption

Executives discuss new initiatives following reports that government agency breached networks at Google and Yahoo<p>Microsoft is reportedly looking for new ways to more securely encrypt its internet traffic amid concerns that the National Security Agency (NSA) may have breached its network. Citing …

Nokia Lumia 1520 review

Availability<p>The Nokia Lumia 1520 is already on sale in the US with AT&T (from $99 on a two year contract). It will be available in select Western …

'X-Men: Days of Future Past' viral site shows Magneto blamed for JFK murder

To promote the upcoming <i>X-men: Days of Future Past</i>, a new viral sitetakes the 50th anniversary of JFK's murder and spins a new conspiracy theory out of the historic tragedy. Called <i>The Bent Bullet</i>, the site delves into the widespread paranoia that followed the Cuban Missile Crisis and the American …

A snapshot of one minute on the internet, today and in 2012

Industry reports from investment banks are turgid things, rarely fit for human consumption. A recent report about big data from boutique bank GP Bullhound, however, contains this gem.<p>This is not entirely accurate: The number of photos uploaded to Facebook every minute now exceeds 243,000 (pdf, …

Networking

Microsoft’s Xbox One Costs $90 More to Build Than Sony’s PS4, Teardown Shows

With the recent release of two significant game consoles, research firm IHS has been working a little extra overtime these days. After dissecting …

Kinect

Major benchmarking service delists Samsung and HTC phones it suspects of cheating

Oh yes, things are really starting to kick off in the arcane world of smartphone benchmarking. First, there came clear evidence of phone makers manipulating scores in apps like AnTuTu and GFXBench, and now a more mainstream benchmarking company, Futuremark, has publicly delisted specific Samsung …

Distractify

Microsoft releases Xbox One cheat sheet: here's what you can tell Kinect to do

Every Xbox One comes with a new Kinect sensor — a powerful peripheral that lets the game console read your heart rate and respond to your voice commands. In our review of the Xbox One, however, we discovered that the Kinect typically only recognizes extremely specific vocal cues like "Xbox turn …

What difference does a Snapdragon 800 make to Windows Phone performance?

Looking at the benchmark scores from WPBench the extra performance theoretically available with Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) is self evident, with the …

Nokia Lumia 2520 review

Whenever I’m using a Wi-Fi-only tablet, I invariably leave it at home or work — places I know that Wi-Fi networks are reliable and fast, where the device will actually be useful to me. That’s why LTE seems like such a natural addition to a device, bringing that connectivity everywhere — but it’s an …

The Legacy of John F. Kennedy

Historians tend to rate JFK as a good president, not a great one. But Americans consistently give him the highest approval rating of any president since Franklin D. Roosevelt. Why?<p>Among the many monuments to John F. Kennedy, perhaps the most striking is the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas, in the …