Slashdot Items Tagged "cellphones"

Date / Time Story
Friday December 09, 2016 @11:50PM Uber Asks Everyone To Stop Making It The New Tinder
Thursday December 08, 2016 @08:23PM Samsung May Permanently Disable Galaxy Note 7 Phones In The US As Soon As Next Week
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @04:41PM NSA, GCHQ Have Been Intercepting In-Flight Mobile Calls For Years
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @02:28PM T-Mobile's 'Digits' Solution Lets You Use One Phone Number Across All Your Devices
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @05:15PM Former Samsung Engineers Build Smart Umbrella That Tells If It's Going To Rain
Sunday December 04, 2016 @12:49PM Virginia Police Spent $500K For An Ineffective Cellphone Surveillance System
Monday November 28, 2016 @06:19PM Morgan Stanley: Pixel Phone Will Generate Google Almost $4 Billion In Revenue Next Year
Saturday November 26, 2016 @03:49PM Yesterday Saw $3.3 Billion In Online Purchases
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @06:38PM Nearly 40% of Americans Would Give Up Sex For Better Online Security, Survey Finds
Sunday November 20, 2016 @04:32PM Google Opens Real-World 'Google Shops' in Canada
Sunday November 20, 2016 @02:27AM Google Bans Hundreds Of Pixel Phone Resellers From Their Google Accounts
Saturday November 19, 2016 @07:44PM Second Chinese Firm In a Week Found Hiding a Backdoor In Android Firmware
Saturday November 19, 2016 @01:23AM The Next iPhone Will Feature An OLED Display, Says Bloomberg
Saturday November 12, 2016 @07:26PM Smartphone WiFi Signals Can Leak Your Keystrokes, Passwords, and PINs
Saturday November 12, 2016 @01:26PM 1 Billion Mobile Apps Exposed To Account Hijacking Through OAuth 2.0 Flaw
Thursday November 10, 2016 @04:53PM Browser Use On Mobile Devices Exceeds PC Browsing Worldwide: StatCounter
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @07:39PM Increased Smartphone Screen-Time Is Associated With Lower Sleep Quality, Says Study
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:49PM Fake Fingerprint Stickers Let You Access a Protected Phone While Wearing Gloves
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @05:16PM Samsung's Latest Patent Is a Foldable Phone
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @12:35AM Google Is Making Android Auto Available In Any Car
Saturday November 05, 2016 @07:43PM Steve Ballmer Says Smartphones Came Between Him and Bill Gates
Saturday November 05, 2016 @11:55AM A Powerful New Android Spyware Targets Business Executives
Friday November 04, 2016 @03:53PM Samsung Is Cutting the Note 7's Access To Mobile Networks In New Zealand
Thursday November 03, 2016 @04:23PM Scientists Develop Magnetic Ink That Can Self-Heal Gadgets When They Break
Thursday November 03, 2016 @03:12PM Future iPhones Could Fold In Half
Thursday November 03, 2016 @02:52PM Windows 10 Updates To Get Much Smaller To Download Thanks To The Unified Update Platform
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @05:58PM Nearly 9 Out of 10 Smartphones Shipped Run On Android
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @05:02PM LastPass On Mobile Is Now Free
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @04:35PM Samsung Galaxy S8 Screen-To-Body Ratio Could Surpass 90%, Near Bezel-Less Design
Sunday October 30, 2016 @02:32PM Serious Hacks Possible Through Inaudible Ultrasound
Saturday October 29, 2016 @03:19PM Police Used Cell Tower Logs To Text 7,500 Possible Crime Witnesses
Saturday October 29, 2016 @02:00PM 'Robocall Strike Force' Proposal Could Stop Caller ID Spoofing
Thursday October 27, 2016 @05:43PM Feds Charge 61 People In Indian-Based IRS Phone Scam Case
Thursday October 27, 2016 @12:29AM WhatsApp Is Rolling Out Video Calls On Its Android App
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @04:24PM 176 Original Emojis Join Van Gogh and Picasso At Museum of Modern Art
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @03:01PM The Phone Hackers At Cellebrite Have Had Their Firmware Leaked Online
Monday October 24, 2016 @05:32PM Rowhammer Attack Can Now Root Android Devices
Sunday October 23, 2016 @09:57PM A New Attack Allows Intercepting Or Blocking Of Every LTE Phone Call And Text
Sunday October 23, 2016 @12:22PM AT&T Buys Time Warner For $85B. Is The Mass Media Consolidating?
Saturday October 22, 2016 @07:49PM Feds Walk Into a Building, Demand Everyone's Fingerprints To Open Phones
Friday October 21, 2016 @08:00AM AT&T Considers Buying Time Warner
Thursday October 20, 2016 @04:50PM Higher-End Smartphones Make You Happier, Says JD Power Study
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @11:30PM Samsung Forced YouTube To Pull GTA 5 Mod Video Because It Showed Galaxy Note 7 As Bomb
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @04:38PM 32GB iPhone 7 Has 8 Times Slower Storage Performance Than 128GB Model
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @04:22PM Samsung Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Exploding Galaxy Note 7
Monday October 17, 2016 @09:59PM 1 In 2 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners To Switch To iPhone 7, Says Analyst
Monday October 17, 2016 @01:53AM More Performers Are Demanding Audiences Lock Up Their Phones
Sunday October 16, 2016 @12:16AM Will The iPhone 8 Include Augmented Reality?
Friday October 14, 2016 @05:25PM Smartphones Are 'Contaminating' Family Life, Study Suggests
Thursday October 13, 2016 @05:47PM Samsung Will Credit You $100 If You Exchange Your Note 7 For Another Samsung Phone
Thursday October 13, 2016 @03:59PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @06:57PM Samsung Ships Flameproof Boxes For Note 7 Returns
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @05:44PM PC Industry Is Now On a Two-Year Downslide
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @02:54PM Sprint To Provide 1 Million Students With Free Internet, Mobile Devices
Monday October 10, 2016 @06:54PM Samsung Orders the Global Shutdown of Both Sales and Exchanges of Galaxy Note 7
Monday October 10, 2016 @05:03PM UK Is Banning Apple Watch From Cabinet Meetings Over Russian Hacking Fears
Monday October 10, 2016 @04:20PM Cyanogen Gets a New CEO, Shifts Away From Selling a Full Mobile Operating System
Saturday October 08, 2016 @06:26PM Class Action Lawsuit Grows Over iPhone 6 Plus 'Touch Disease'
Friday October 07, 2016 @10:49PM AT&T Considers Stopping All Samsung Note 7 Sales
Friday October 07, 2016 @06:41PM Baidu's Voice Recognition Software Is More Accurate Than Typing
Friday October 07, 2016 @03:27PM FBI Looks Into Unlocking Minnesota Mall Stabber's iPhone
Thursday October 06, 2016 @04:04PM Two 19-Year-Olds Charged With Running Phone Harassment, Hack-For-Hire Sites
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @04:27PM Android 7.1 Nougat's Changelog Reveals Pixel-Exclusive Features Not Available To Nexus Devices
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @03:19PM Nokia Makes a Play For 5G With Purchase of US Startup Eta Devices
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @10:03PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One In 16 Android Smartphones
Monday October 03, 2016 @06:18PM Samsung's Next Flagship Smartphone May Not Feature a Headphone Jack
Monday October 03, 2016 @04:37PM The Microsoft Band Is Dead
Sunday October 02, 2016 @05:33PM iPhone 7 Finishes Last In New Test of Battery Life
Saturday October 01, 2016 @03:54PM Fake Cellphone Emergency Alerts About Zombies and Nuclear Attacks Predicted
Friday September 30, 2016 @03:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Spend 24 Hours Offline Every Week?
Thursday September 29, 2016 @10:50PM New iPhone 7 Case Brings Back the Headphone Jack
Thursday September 29, 2016 @03:37PM FCC Votes To Upgrade Emergency Smartphone Alerts
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @03:52PM Verizon Technician Is Accused of Selling Customers' Call Records and Location Data To Private Investigator
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @07:08PM DJI Unveils the Mavic Pro, a Foldable and Ultra-Portable Camera Drone
Sunday September 25, 2016 @12:35PM Ask Slashdot: Who's Building The Open Source Version of Siri?
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @03:18PM Microsoft Unveils $37 Nokia 216 Feature Phone
Sunday September 18, 2016 @02:34PM Uber Accused of Cashing In On Bomb Explosion By Jacking Rates
Friday September 16, 2016 @04:31PM NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable To Hacking
Friday September 16, 2016 @12:29AM Apple Is Still Ignoring One of the Biggest iPhone Engineering Flaws of All Time: 'Touch Disease'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @05:37PM Samsung Formally Recalls The Galaxy Note 7
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @08:17PM Samsung Stops Airing Galaxy Note 7 Commercials, Preps Early Launch of Galaxy S8
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @05:42PM A Teenage Hacker Figured Out How To Get Free Data On His Phone
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @03:30PM Pokemon Go's Paying Population Drops By 79% -- Still Most Profitable Mobile App In The US
Monday September 12, 2016 @07:57PM Microsoft To Kill The Lumia Brand In Favor of a New Surface Phone, Says Report
Saturday September 10, 2016 @02:50PM Samsung to Customers: Stop Using Note 7, Then Wait For Replacements
Saturday September 10, 2016 @12:10PM Intel Breaks Qualcomm's Hold On Apple's Baseband Chips
Friday September 09, 2016 @04:45PM CPSC: Stop Using The Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Friday September 09, 2016 @03:42PM Smartphones Can Steal 3D Printing Plans By Listening To The Printer
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @06:28PM Apple Cites 'Courage' As Reason To Remove 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @03:44PM FAA May Ban Galaxy Note 7 On Flights Due To Exploding Batteries
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @08:40PM LG Introduces The V20, The First Android Nougat Smartphone
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @04:46PM T-Mobile To Boost Its LTE Speeds To 400 Mbps
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @03:48PM Huawei Is Building A Successor To The Google Nexus 7, Says Report
Monday September 05, 2016 @05:15PM SoftBank Completes $31 Billion Acquisition of ARM
Sunday September 04, 2016 @04:12AM FTC Warns Consumers: Don't Sync To Your Rental Car!
Saturday September 03, 2016 @11:12PM These Are the Six Crypto-Currencies Approved By Apple
Friday September 02, 2016 @04:43PM Verizon Now Offers 'Unlimited' Data On All Plans, Without $5 Fee
Thursday September 01, 2016 @11:51PM Google Cancels Project Ara Modular Smartphone Plans, Says Report
Thursday September 01, 2016 @11:40PM Lawsuit Accuses Warriors' Mobile App of Eavesdropping On Fans -- Even When Not In Use
Thursday September 01, 2016 @04:29PM Niantic Responds To Senate Inquiry Into Pokemon Go Privacy
Monday August 29, 2016 @03:19PM US Appeals Court Dismisses AT&T Data Throttling Lawsuit
Saturday August 27, 2016 @02:39AM Cybercriminals Select Insiders To Attack Telecom Providers
Saturday August 27, 2016 @02:11AM Eavesdropping On Tinder: Researcher Demonstrates Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @04:37PM Google Search Removes 'Mobile-Friendly' Label, Will Tackle Interstitials Next
Monday August 22, 2016 @07:22PM Samsung Plans To Sell Refurbished High-End Smartphones In 2017
Monday August 22, 2016 @03:10PM AT&T Says LTE Can Still Offer Speeds Up To 1 Gbps
Saturday August 20, 2016 @05:40PM Want To Hunt Bank Robbers? There's an App For That, Says The FBI
Saturday August 20, 2016 @03:59PM IPv6 Achieves 50% Reach On Major US Carriers
Thursday August 18, 2016 @03:42PM iOS and Android Combined For Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @05:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @04:18PM FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers
Monday August 15, 2016 @06:45PM Former CEO of Angry Birds-Maker Rovio Hired To Revive Nokia's Phone Business
Sunday August 14, 2016 @10:31PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Secure Alternatives To Skype?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @12:28PM Can We Avoid Government Surveillance By Leaving The Grid?
Friday August 12, 2016 @07:04PM Hacker Publishes Cell Phone Numbers of House Democrats
Friday August 12, 2016 @12:20PM Local Canadian Police Station Admits To Owning Stingray Surveillance Device
Monday August 08, 2016 @03:19PM Iran Bans Pokemon Go Over 'Security Concerns'
Sunday August 07, 2016 @08:08PM 900M Android Devices Vulnerable To New 'Quadrooter' Security Flaw
Friday August 05, 2016 @11:17PM Is The US Social Security Site Still Vulnerable To Identity Theft?
Saturday July 30, 2016 @01:26PM Google Wi-Fi Kiosks in New York Promise No Privacy, 'Can Collect Anything'
Saturday July 30, 2016 @11:52AM Android Stagefright Bug Required 115 Patches, Millions Still At Risk
Friday July 29, 2016 @03:06PM SwiftKey Bug Leaked Email Addresses, Phone Numbers To Strangers
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:42PM Microsoft To Lay Off Another 2,850 People In the Next 12 Months
Thursday July 28, 2016 @04:06PM Samsung Beat Apple In Smartphone Shipments, Profit Surges To 2-Year High
Monday July 25, 2016 @06:03PM NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication
Sunday July 24, 2016 @05:33PM New Illinois Law Limits Police Use Of Cellphone-Tracking Stingray
Saturday July 23, 2016 @02:43PM Turn Your Android Phone Into a Laptop For $99 With the Superbook
Saturday July 23, 2016 @01:38PM Do We Need The Moto Z Smartphones' New Add-On Modules?
Friday July 22, 2016 @07:21PM Cyanogen Inc. Reportedly Fires OS Development Arm, Switches To Apps
Thursday July 21, 2016 @03:41PM Apple To Make $3 Billion From Pokemon Go
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @07:46PM Corning Unveils Gorilla Glass 5, Can Survive Drops 'Up To 80% Of The Time'
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @06:14PM Saudi Arabia Revives 15-Year-Old Ban On 'Zionism-Promoting' Pokemon
Monday July 18, 2016 @04:31PM Researcher Finds Way To Steal Cash From Google, Instagram, and Microsoft Through The Phone
Monday July 18, 2016 @04:03PM Hacking Group 'OurMine' Claims Credit For Attack On Pokemon Go Servers
Friday July 15, 2016 @07:15PM Google Decided To Nix Its Oculus Rift Competitor
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @06:08PM Ex-Google Engineer Launches Blockchain-Based System For Banks
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @04:01PM Pokemon Go Becomes Biggest Mobile Game In US History
Tuesday July 12, 2016 @11:11PM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Monday July 11, 2016 @06:52PM Google To Train 2 Million Indian Android Developers
Sunday July 10, 2016 @03:07PM Uber Investor Suggests Addressing Police Killings With an App
Friday July 08, 2016 @05:23PM Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Fails Consumer Reports Water-Resistance Test
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @03:39PM Entire Federal Government Exempt From Robocall Laws, FCC Rules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @02:56PM Walmart Now Lets You Pay With Phone At All 4,600 US Stores Via Walmart Pay
Monday July 04, 2016 @04:06PM Why Tech Support Is (Purposely) Unbearable
Friday July 01, 2016 @04:43PM Senate Staffers Will No Longer Be Issued BlackBerry Devices
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @04:29PM UK Has Fastest Mobile Internet While US Lags Behind, Says Report
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @02:55PM Apple Patents a Way To Keep People From Filming At Concerts and Movie Theaters
Thursday June 23, 2016 @07:48PM BlackBerry Remains Committed To Smartphone Business, Despite $670M Net Loss In Last Three Months
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @04:57PM KFC Introduces Meal Box That Doubles As A Smartphone Charger
Monday June 20, 2016 @04:19PM Smartphone Users Are Paying For Their Own Surveillance
Monday June 20, 2016 @12:27PM Alicia Keys Latest Artist To Enforce No Cell Phone Policy at Concerts
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @11:55PM Samsung Buys US Cloud Services Firm Joyent
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @01:44AM Social Media Overtakes Television As Young People's Main Source of News, Says Report
Sunday June 12, 2016 @12:25PM New York Thieves Wearing Apple Store T-Shirts Steal $16,000 In iPhones
Sunday June 12, 2016 @02:21AM Feds Ask Supreme Court To Void Apple's $400 Million Award From Samsung
Thursday June 09, 2016 @06:57PM Lenovo and Motorola Unveil PHAB2 Tango AR and Modular Moto Z Smartphones
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @02:48PM Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14361 Released
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @05:05PM Smartphone Sales Growth Will Drop To Single Digits In 2016, Says Gartner
Sunday June 05, 2016 @04:26PM Seattle App Summons Help When You Need CPR
Sunday June 05, 2016 @02:40PM Facebook Says It's Not Secretly Recording You
Sunday June 05, 2016 @01:37PM Password App Developer Overlooks Security Hole to Preserve Ads
Saturday June 04, 2016 @04:07PM RSA Keys Can Be Harvested With Microphones
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @06:16PM Report: Average American Will Use 22GB of Mobile Data Per Month In 2021
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @10:54PM Sirin Labs Launches Solarin, a $14,000 Privacy-Focused Smartphone
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @03:55PM Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use
Monday May 30, 2016 @11:31PM Ubuntu Phones To Feature Wireless Display Support With OTA-11 Update
Sunday May 29, 2016 @04:47PM Doubts Raised About Cellphone Cancer Study
Friday May 27, 2016 @11:09PM ForcePhone App Uses Ultrasonic Tone To Create Pressure-Sensitive Batphone
Friday May 27, 2016 @04:17PM Possible Cellphone Link To Cancer Found In Rat Study
Thursday May 26, 2016 @05:02PM Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
Thursday May 26, 2016 @03:19PM Millennials Value Speed Over Security, Says Survey
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @05:37PM FCC Formalizes Massive Fines For Selling, Using Cell-Phone Jammers
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @03:04PM Google Built an Escape Room, Making People Use Its Apps To Get Out
Monday May 23, 2016 @04:37PM Apple Sued Over iPhones Making Calls, Sending Email
Monday May 23, 2016 @03:42PM Americans Used Nearly 10 Trillion Megabytes of Mobile Data Last Year
Saturday May 21, 2016 @03:16PM How Militarized Cops Are Zapping Rights With Stingray
Thursday May 19, 2016 @10:00PM ARM Announces Next-Gen 64-Bit Artemis Mobile Chip On 10nm TSMC FinFET Process
Thursday May 19, 2016 @06:02PM Google Is A Serial Tracker
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @03:57PM Google Announces New Virtual Reality Platform 'Daydream'
Monday May 16, 2016 @05:31PM Microsoft To License Nokia Brand To Foxconn, Says Report
Monday May 09, 2016 @02:57PM FTC Orders Apple, Google, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Samsung To Divulge Mobile Security Practices
Friday May 06, 2016 @05:59PM Cellphones Do Not Cause Brain Cancer, Says 29-Year Study
Thursday May 05, 2016 @07:48PM Netflix Enables Streaming Quality Control To Reign In Mobile Data Usage
Thursday May 05, 2016 @06:23PM LAPD Hacked An iPhone 5s Before The FBI Hacked San Bernardino Terrorist's iPhone 5c
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @05:01PM Apple Loses Exclusive Rights To 'iPhone' Trademark For Non-Smartphone Products In China
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @03:46PM Slashdot Asks: What Do You Think Is The Most Influential Gadget Of All Time?
Monday May 02, 2016 @11:11PM Tim Cook Defends Apple, Teases Exciting New Products In The Pipeline
Monday March 28, 2016 @08:03AM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deal With Glare On Cellphones?
Saturday March 26, 2016 @08:20AM Sony Is Bringing PlayStation Games To iOS and Android Devices
Monday March 21, 2016 @11:57PM Encryption Securing Mobile Money Transfers Can Be Broken
Monday March 21, 2016 @09:21PM Apple Unveils Smaller iPhone SE, Starting At $399
Monday March 21, 2016 @07:36AM Ask Slashdot: Are You Excited About Upcoming 4-inch iPhone or 9.7-inch iPad Pro?
Sunday March 20, 2016 @12:07PM Facebook and Whatsapp Discontinue Support For Blackberry
Thursday March 17, 2016 @05:55PM Microsoft Finally Rolls Out Windows 10 Mobile To Older Phones
Monday March 14, 2016 @02:33PM LG Releases First Smartphone With DAB+ Chip
Friday March 11, 2016 @08:43AM Chicagoan Arrested For Using Cell-phone Jammer To Make Subway Commute Tolerable
Thursday March 10, 2016 @02:59PM Galaxy S7 vs iPhone 6S: Samsung Has the Upper-Hand, For Now
Monday March 07, 2016 @11:14AM McAfee Says He Lied About iPhone Hacking Method To Get Public Attention
Sunday March 06, 2016 @11:22AM Samsung Galaxy S7's Moisture Warning Prevents Charging When Wet
Saturday March 05, 2016 @10:27PM Fingerprint-Protected Phones Vulnerable To Inkjet Attack