G. Clay Whittaker
at 11:39 AM Sep 23 2016
Mobile // 

And so the dominos begin to fall on the life of the headphone jack. The upcoming HTC Bolt is rumored to be announced later this year, and in the meantime it looks a lot like the current HTC 10 device, without one major development: a jack.

Xavier Harding
at 09:51 AM Aug 30 2016
Mobile // 

Sigh. Okay let's do this, by the numbers, and go: Apple will announce the iPhone 7 at its September 7 event in San Francisco. The company, known for releasing new products in the northern autumn, has saved the biggest iPhone update of the year for next month. And, little more than a week away, iPhone users may see many of the features anticipated from factory leaks and rumours finally come to fruition.

Carl Franzen
at 10:52 AM Aug 26 2016
Mobile // 

If you have an iPhone, stop what you're doing and update it to the latest operating system, iOS 9.3.5 (to do this, go to your Settings app, tap "General," and then "Software Update." Then tap "Download and Install"). Why? As Motherboard reports today, security researchers have found a new malicious program that can secretly bypass the security on your iPhone and capture almost all of your data, including all your texts, phone calls, emails, even burrowing into your Facebook and Gmail apps.

Corey Mueller
at 10:24 AM Jul 29 2016
Mobile // 

The iPhone 7 official release date is still unknown, and avid Apple users are getting antsy to know what new features the popular smartphone will have. This YouTube clip may hint at one feature, or rather, lackthereof.

Xavier Harding
at 13:05 PM Jul 28 2016
Mobile // 

Apple is no stranger to the billion-with-a-B milestone. The computer company counts its profits in billions, its app download figures in billions and the amount of shade CEO Tim Cook throws at FBI director James Comey in billions as well. Now the company has another figure to attach the word to: one billion iPhones sold.

Kelsey D. Atherton
at 11:51 AM Jul 1 2016
Mobile // 

We like to think of our phones as our own, tools that we purchase and then control once they're in our possession. That's only ever partially true, even if we get the phone without a contract through a company. But there are ways for people to have even less control of their elaborate pocket computers. Like this patent recently granted to Apple, which would allow infrared transmitters set up in specific locations to prevent phones from recording video or audio.

Coby McDonald
at 10:46 AM Jun 22 2016
Mobile // 

An app called I SEA made a splash last week when it purported to give anyone, anywhere the power to save Mediterranean migrants. With just a smartphone, a few spare minutes, and a sharp eye, users of I SEA could help spot migrant-laden vessels in distress and alert authorities. Numerous publications including Reuters, Wired, Fast Company, and Newsweek published positive coverage.

 
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