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Israeli Company Can Crack Any Smartphone’s Password
Remember that FBI-Apple encryption dispute that dragged on earlier this year? Well apparently, there is an Israeli company that claims to be able to crack the password of any smartphone in use today. Incidentally, this was the same company that helped the FBI gain access to the data on the locked iPhone 5C that Apple refused to open.
Sep 27, 2016 5:00 AM , 0 comments
"KeyRaider" Hits 225,000+ iPhones, Mobile Malware no Longer Just a Droid Thing
Chinese third party app stores are presenting the same headache to Apple that they do Google
Sep 1, 2015 11:50 PM , 15 comments
Can id Software's Doom Find Its Way Out of a 7+ Year Development Hell?
With John Carmack gone and with few familiar faces at id Software, "Doom 4" appears to be getting back to its roots
May 19, 2015 7:38 PM , 22 comments
Full Metal Jacket: HTC One M9 is Predictable in the Right Sort of Way
There's hints of boldness in the flagship design, but only where it needed a bit of change
Mar 2, 2015 3:49 PM , 20 comments
HTC's Sense UI is Garbage: A Tale of Disappearing Keyboards and Desperate Fixes
Android is great, but HTC's broken, poorly coded skin is ruining its devices
Feb 24, 2015 11:00 AM , 39 comments
Amid Tight Race w/ Evernote, Microsoft's OneNote Goes (Even More) Free, Adds Fresh Features
OneNote last week went completely free on the Mac and PC for consumers; OCR and handwriting recognition boost it in tight race
Feb 23, 2015 11:15 AM , 10 comments
Quick Note: Office 2016 Preview for Windows 10 is Available
New version offers full Office on touch-driven ARM devices like Windows 10 smartphones and tablets
Feb 9, 2015 9:39 AM , 6 comments
Quick Note: iPhone 6, 6+ Finally Are Available SIM-Free in U.S.
Buying an unlocked iPhone was already possible, but it's now a bit less confusing as there's a clearly labeled SIM-free option
Jan 7, 2015 7:15 PM , 4 comments
FBI Outraged That Apple, Google are Adopting Digital "Locks" to Protect Users
Director says he's going to "sit down" with legal representatives of America's top two mobile firms
Sep 26, 2014 1:00 PM , 78 comments
Can Congress Fix the Mess it Made and Finally Legalize Phone Unlocking?
In America today the law implies that it is illegal to use devices you legally own -- but that could soon change
Jul 22, 2014 7:12 AM , 26 comments
Study: Apple is Biggest Brand Loser, Google Now Most Valuable
Missteps has soured some customers to Apple, who clings to the #2 spot
May 22, 2014 8:16 PM , 75 comments
Samsung is Gunning for Iris Scanners on Its Smartphones
Company also tries to salvage struggling KNOX effort after security breach
May 19, 2014 4:16 PM , 20 comments
Jury Finds Apple and Samsung Both Guilty in Second Trial, Samsung to Pay $119.6M
Trial outcome is a relative win for Samsung, particularly after the devastation of the last trial
May 2, 2014 8:30 PM , 33 comments
Apple is Relying on Blog Posts to Squeeze $2B+ USD From Samsung
Heavily redacted blog posts they are, at that
Apr 10, 2014 5:33 PM , 26 comments
Samsung Galaxy S5 Review Roundup: Larger, Simpler, Works When Wet
It'll be available April 11, 2014
Apr 8, 2014 8:16 PM , 26 comments
Apple, Samsung Head to Court in Second U.S. Mobile Patent Trial, Google to Speak Up
This case has more to do with Android software than Samsung's hardware
Mar 31, 2014 3:44 PM , 7 comments
Samsung Officially Unveils Galaxy S5 with 5.1" 1080p Display, Fingerprint Scanner
Rumored specs turned out to be wildly inaccurate
Feb 24, 2014 2:02 PM , 69 comments
Samsung Sells Only 9 Million Galaxy S4s in Q4, Sees First Profit Drop in 2 Years
Phonemaker looks to Galaxy S5, Gear 2, and Note 4 to boost sales in Q2-Q4
Jan 24, 2014 3:21 PM , 103 comments
Evasi0n7 iOS 7.x Jailbreak Launches for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch
Jailbreak for iOS 7 users is now available
Dec 23, 2013 10:00 AM , 4 comments
Houses Passes "Anti-Troll" Innovation Act With Pro-Apple, Microsoft Edits
Bill has some upsides, but could also help big firms troll smaller competitors
Dec 9, 2013 8:55 PM , 32 comments
Samsung Meets With ARM to Discuss 64-Bit CPU for 2014 Galaxy S5, 128-bit Chips
Samsung also is eyeing Cortex-M processors for its Smart TVs and appliances
Nov 21, 2013 1:40 PM , 45 comments
Android OEMs Say "Me Too" to Fingerprint Scanners, to Share Data Via Cloud
But hackers have already shown fingerprint sensors to be weak form of security
Oct 3, 2013 4:56 PM , 81 comments
IPhone Fingerprint Sensor Cracked, Researchers Call Tech "Plain Stupid"
Chaos Computer Club unlocks iPhones with high resolution-image based tactic, points out legal dangers
Sep 23, 2013 1:01 PM , 114 comments
Apple's iPhones 5S, iPhone 5C Launch; Bounty Placed on "Cracking" Fingerprint Sensor
But is the phone's highest profile feature vulnerable to hacking?
Sep 20, 2013 1:35 PM , 28 comments

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