Monthly Archives: January 2014

China builds own phone OS, aims to be more secure than Android or iPhone

China, wary of operating systems from the Western world, has built a new smartphone OS that it believes will be more secure than the likes of Android and the iPhone. While China claims it as its own, the OS looks … Continue reading

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NVIDIA reveals second Tegra K1 with 64-bit support, dual 2.5GHz Denver CPUs

Ever since the introduction of Apple’s A7 chipset on the iPhone 5s, 64-bit has become somewhat of a buzzword for manufacturers like Qualcomm, NVIDIA, Samsung and MediaTek. The former has already followed in Apple’s footsteps with 64-bit support on the … Continue reading

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Exclusive: U.S. waived laws to keep F-35 on track with China-made parts

The Pentagon repeatedly waived laws banning Chinese-built components on U.S. weapons in order to keep the $392 billion Lockheed Martin Corp F-35 fighter program on track in 2012 and 2013, even as U.S. officials were voicing concern about China’s espionage … Continue reading

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New Mac Pro’s processor reportedly user-upgradeable

Following its teardown of Apple’s new Mac Pro, Other World Computing has supposedly confirmed the cylindrical desktop’s processor is user-upgradeable, meaning owners may have the option to keep their machine up to date as new CPUs hit the market. In … Continue reading

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