Tag: News and Press

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BlackBerry begins rollout of April Android security update

April 7, 2017

Via: crackberry

Keeping in line with their monthly security update schedule, the BlackBerry Security Incident Response Team on Twitter has now let it be known that BlackBerry has begun their rollout of the April Android update. Once downloaded and installed, you should […]

Android, News and Press, Phones

Samsung officially forecasts rising profits for Q1 2017, nearly breaking all-time records

April 7, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Far from a one-trick pony, the world’s second largest information technology company by revenue was still expected to take a big financial and public perception hit as a result of the Galaxy Note 7 debacle. But while Q3 2016 profits […]

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This Ransomware Doesn’t Want Cash, It Just Wants You to Play a Japanese Video Game

April 7, 2017

Via: motherboard

Do you want to play a game? That’s the question posed by a novel piece of ransomware that challenges victims to achieve a high score in a video game instead of demanding cash to unlock files. Yeah. “Minamitsu ‘The Captain’ Murasa […]

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Samsung to pay Huawei $11M for patent violations, court rules

April 7, 2017

Via: cnet

Huawei has scored a victory over rival Samsung in its home market of China. A Chinese court has ordered the South Korean giant to pay Huawei 80 million yuan (around $11.6 million) for patent violations, reports ZDNet. Both companies have […]

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Elon Musks path to worlds richest person with Spacex, Global Internet Satellite Network, Tesla

April 5, 2017

Via: Next Big Future

Elon Musk has plans to launch V-band low-Earth orbit (VLEO) constellation that would consist of 7,518 satellites which will follow the earlier proposed 4,425 satellites that would function in Ka- and Ku-bands. This global gigabit per second low latency satellite […]

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Trump considers “extreme vetting”, which would force US arrivals to share passwords

April 5, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

After having attempted to impose a travel ban on certain predominantly-Muslim nations, US President Donald Trump is reportedly now considering extending this type of “extreme vetting” to a much wider group of visitors, including those that America counts as long-term […]

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Second Judge Argues Evidence From FBI Mass Hack Should Be Thrown Out

April 27, 2016

Via: Motherboard

Last week, a Massachusetts judge threw out evidence obtained via a piece of malware in the FBI’s mass hack of visitors to a dark web child pornography site. On Monday, a judge recommended that evidence should also be suppressed in […]

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What to expect from Apple’s March 2016 event: iPhone SE, iPad Air 3, and… one more thing?

March 11, 2016

Via: Phone Arena

It’s been a couple of months since Apple last held a keynote, and there’s a pretty high chance that Cupertino’s next one will take place in mid-March. Yes, that’s what we heard in the end of January, and we have […]

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Here are some of the better deals on mobile devices for Black Friday

November 10, 2015

Via: itCurated

Today, we have some new leaks involving Black Friday deals for other retailers including Staples, Target and Costco. The latter, which is a membership warehouse club like Sam’s, has its sale starting on November 20th. The store then closes on […]


Walgreens becomes first retailer to accept reward cards using Apple Pay

November 6, 2015

Via: itCurated

Walgreens announced that support for accepting its rewards card in stores through Apple Pay is now live. Loyalty cards have long been supported using QR cards with scannable barcodes, but iOS 9 enabled the ability to use loyalty cards with […]

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Rumors reaffirmed: next Xiaomi flagship to have pressure-sensitive screen, developed by Synaptics

November 5, 2015

Via: itCurated

About a month ago, we got some exciting news from Synaptics. If you don’t know who that is – the company is probably the biggest name out there, when it comes to any type of touch-based human interface solutions – […]


Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book screen flickering is a thing of the past after firmware update

November 3, 2015

Via: itCurated

A firmware update sent out by Microsoft and directed toward the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book, aims to fix an issue that both devices have with a flickering screen. The Surface Pro 4 changelist includes an update to […]


Samsung Galaxy View: Huge 18-Inch Android Tablet Debuts

October 29, 2015

Via: Eric Zeman

Samsung today announced the Galaxy View, an oversized tablet intended for entertainment and media consumption. The gigantic screen puts the Galaxy View in a league all its own. The Galaxy View is optimized for watching video, according to Samsung. The […]

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Microlattice – what you should know on the lightest metal ever

October 20, 2015

Via: IT Curated

The metallic microlattice technology just amazed the Internet due to Boeing’s release of a video depicting what has been dubbed “the lightest metal ever”. Sophia Yang, a researcher from HR (Hughes Research) laboratories, speaks of the qualities and the opportunities […]

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Verizon starts adding Samsung Pay support to its Galaxy flagships

October 19, 2015

Via: Alex Wagner

Verizon sure took its sweet time to get on board with Samsung Pay, but earlier this month, the big red carrier finally said that it would support Samsung’s mobile payments service. Now it looks like Verizon has started the process […]


Amazon kicks Apple TV and Google Chromecast out of the store

October 2, 2015

Via: Christina Warren

Want to buy the new Chromecast or the upcoming Apple TV? You won’t be able to get them from Amazon. As first reported by Bloomberg, Amazon is planning on dropping streaming devices that don’t work with its Prime Video streaming […]

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10 things in tech you need to know today (AAPL, FB, MSFT)

September 24, 2015

Via: Lucy England

Here’s the technology news you need to know today. Microsoft just made a deal with Chinese internet company Baidu, where Baidu will provide an easy way for customers to download a legal, licensed version of Windows 10. In return, these […]


Galaxy S6 Edge and Apple Watch are champions of the T3 Awards 2015

September 18, 2015

Via: itCurated

Yes, it’s that time of the year again, where T3 pulls together every bit of technology that’s been talked about over the past 12 months and decides which gadgets, cars and consoles deserve to be crowned champion. As ever, determining […]

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AT&T won’t throttle unlimited data plans until 22GB of data has been consumed

September 17, 2015

Via: Rich Edmonds

AT&T has changed how the company throttles the connections of customers in congested areas, depending on how much data they consume. The US carrier had a limit of 5GB in place for unlimited data plans, and passing this bar would […]

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Porsche and Audi take on Tesla with two gorgeous electric car visions

September 15, 2015

Via: Chris Perkins

Tesla, meet your new German rivals. At the Volkswagen Group’s press conference Monday, Porsche and Audi showed off two new electric concept cars, the Audi e-tron quattro concept SUV and the Porsche Mission E. A production timeline for the Porsche […]