Tag: News

iOS, Operating System

Apple’s New iOS Could Make Users More Vulnerable To Banking Fraud

July 5, 2018

Via: Pymnts

Apple’s new iOS 12 includes a security code auto-fill feature that according to a researcher makes customers more susceptible to banking fraud. A report in BGR cited Andreas Gutmann, a researcher at OneSpan’s Cambridge Innovation Centre, saying that automatically entering […]

App Review, Applications, News and Press

Teens are fleeing Facebook in record numbers

February 12, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Facebook is going grey, losing its teen audience and gaining popularity among over-55s. According to market research company eMarketer, 2018 will be the first year when less than half of internet users between the ages of 12 and 17 use […]

Laptops, Products

Apple reportedly won’t make any big changes to its MacBooks this year

January 15, 2018

Via: Tech Radar

Apple won’t be making any major changes to its MacBook range of laptops this year, at least according to the notebook rumor mill – although that doesn’t rule out minor refinements to the machines. It’s worth stressing from the outset […]

App security, Applications

Snowden Launches Security App

December 26, 2017

Via: Pymnts

Edward Snowden wants to help protect your privacy with an app designed to transform any Android phone into a sensor for detecting intrusions. According to Wired, the app, called Haven, is designed to be installed on a cheap Android burner, […]

News and Press

Smartphone prices are about to go through the roof

October 4, 2017

Via: Mashable

For about the last decade, if you walked into any phone store, you could reasonably expect to pay about $200 for a brand new iPhone — but those days are all but over. The iPhone 8, which is expected to […]

Android, Operating System

Android Oreo release date, compatibility and features

October 3, 2017

Via: Tech Radar

Android Oreo is the official name of the next version of Google’s mega-popular mobile operating system that’s available now for select devices. In terms of feature highlights, Oreo focuses on speed and efficiency. For many phones updated to Android 8.0, […]

News and Press

Essential Phone now certified for Verizon network

October 3, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

Essential has confirmed that the Essential Phone is now compatible with Verizon. This means that you should have no problem activating your Essential Phone in a Verizon store. The Essential Phone has included support for Verizon’s network since its launch, […]

News and Press

How much stock do you put in smartphone leaks?

October 2, 2017

Via: Phone Dog

This year has not been particularly kind to Apple when it comes to leaks. Not too long ago, an accident led to the release of the firmware tied to the company’s upcoming smart speaker, the HomePod, and that revealed quite […]

Android, News and Press, Operating System

Google tightens grip on Android hardware with HTC deal

September 21, 2017

Via: Computerworld

Google is buying its way back into the smartphone business, almost four years after selling its stake in Motorola Mobility to Lenovo. It’s a sign that Google is committed to tighter integration between the Android operating system and specialized smartphone […]

Applications, iOS, Phones

If Face ID ‘fails to impress’, Apple may need to make under-display Touch ID work for 2018 iPhones

September 20, 2017

Via: Pocket Now

Has Apple permanently shifted to a three-iPhone release strategy or will this year’s X/8/8 Plus lineup prove to be a one-time thing? Are all of Cupertino’s 2018 mobile hardware upgrades slated to receive OLED screens with super-slim bezels? Most importantly, […]