Slashdot Items Tagged "cellphones"

Date / Time Story
Saturday July 23, 2016 @03:43PM Turn Your Android Phone Into a Laptop For $99 With the Superbook
Saturday July 23, 2016 @02:38PM Do We Need The Moto Z Smartphones' New Add-On Modules?
Friday July 22, 2016 @08:21PM Cyanogen Inc. Reportedly Fires OS Development Arm, Switches To Apps
Thursday July 21, 2016 @04:41PM Apple To Make $3 Billion From Pokemon Go
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @08:46PM Corning Unveils Gorilla Glass 5, Can Survive Drops 'Up To 80% Of The Time'
Wednesday July 20, 2016 @07:14PM Saudi Arabia Revives 15-Year-Old Ban On 'Zionism-Promoting' Pokemon
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:31PM Researcher Finds Way To Steal Cash From Google, Instagram, and Microsoft Through The Phone
Monday July 18, 2016 @05:03PM Hacking Group 'OurMine' Claims Credit For Attack On Pokemon Go Servers
Friday July 15, 2016 @08:15PM Google Decided To Nix Its Oculus Rift Competitor
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @07:08PM Ex-Google Engineer Launches Blockchain-Based System For Banks
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @05:01PM Pokemon Go Becomes Biggest Mobile Game In US History
Wednesday July 13, 2016 @12:11AM US Judge Throws Out Cell Phone 'Stingray' Evidence For The First Time
Monday July 11, 2016 @07:52PM Google To Train 2 Million Indian Android Developers
Sunday July 10, 2016 @04:07PM Uber Investor Suggests Addressing Police Killings With an App
Friday July 08, 2016 @06:23PM Samsung Galaxy S7 Active Fails Consumer Reports Water-Resistance Test
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @04:39PM Entire Federal Government Exempt From Robocall Laws, FCC Rules
Wednesday July 06, 2016 @03:56PM Walmart Now Lets You Pay With Phone At All 4,600 US Stores Via Walmart Pay
Monday July 04, 2016 @05:06PM Why Tech Support Is (Purposely) Unbearable
Friday July 01, 2016 @05:43PM Senate Staffers Will No Longer Be Issued BlackBerry Devices
Wednesday June 29, 2016 @05:29PM UK Has Fastest Mobile Internet While US Lags Behind, Says Report
Tuesday June 28, 2016 @03:55PM Apple Patents a Way To Keep People From Filming At Concerts and Movie Theaters
Thursday June 23, 2016 @08:48PM BlackBerry Remains Committed To Smartphone Business, Despite $670M Net Loss In Last Three Months
Wednesday June 22, 2016 @05:57PM KFC Introduces Meal Box That Doubles As A Smartphone Charger
Monday June 20, 2016 @05:19PM Smartphone Users Are Paying For Their Own Surveillance
Monday June 20, 2016 @01:27PM Alicia Keys Latest Artist To Enforce No Cell Phone Policy at Concerts
Thursday June 16, 2016 @12:55AM Samsung Buys US Cloud Services Firm Joyent
Wednesday June 15, 2016 @02:44AM Social Media Overtakes Television As Young People's Main Source of News, Says Report
Sunday June 12, 2016 @01:25PM New York Thieves Wearing Apple Store T-Shirts Steal $16,000 In iPhones
Sunday June 12, 2016 @03:21AM Feds Ask Supreme Court To Void Apple's $400 Million Award From Samsung
Thursday June 09, 2016 @07:57PM Lenovo and Motorola Unveil PHAB2 Tango AR and Modular Moto Z Smartphones
Wednesday June 08, 2016 @03:48PM Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14361 Released
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @06:05PM Smartphone Sales Growth Will Drop To Single Digits In 2016, Says Gartner
Sunday June 05, 2016 @05:26PM Seattle App Summons Help When You Need CPR
Sunday June 05, 2016 @03:40PM Facebook Says It's Not Secretly Recording You
Sunday June 05, 2016 @02:37PM Password App Developer Overlooks Security Hole to Preserve Ads
Saturday June 04, 2016 @05:07PM RSA Keys Can Be Harvested With Microphones
Wednesday June 01, 2016 @07:16PM Report: Average American Will Use 22GB of Mobile Data Per Month In 2021
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @11:54PM Sirin Labs Launches Solarin, a $14,000 Privacy-Focused Smartphone
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @04:55PM Nearly 1 In 4 People Abandon Mobile Apps After Only One Use
Tuesday May 31, 2016 @12:31AM Ubuntu Phones To Feature Wireless Display Support With OTA-11 Update
Sunday May 29, 2016 @05:47PM Doubts Raised About Cellphone Cancer Study
Saturday May 28, 2016 @12:09AM ForcePhone App Uses Ultrasonic Tone To Create Pressure-Sensitive Batphone
Friday May 27, 2016 @05:17PM Possible Cellphone Link To Cancer Found In Rat Study
Thursday May 26, 2016 @06:02PM Smartphone Surveillance Tech Used To Target Anti-Abortion Ads At Pregnant Women
Thursday May 26, 2016 @04:19PM Millennials Value Speed Over Security, Says Survey
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @06:37PM FCC Formalizes Massive Fines For Selling, Using Cell-Phone Jammers
Wednesday May 25, 2016 @04:04PM Google Built an Escape Room, Making People Use Its Apps To Get Out
Monday May 23, 2016 @05:37PM Apple Sued Over iPhones Making Calls, Sending Email
Monday May 23, 2016 @04:42PM Americans Used Nearly 10 Trillion Megabytes of Mobile Data Last Year
Saturday May 21, 2016 @04:16PM How Militarized Cops Are Zapping Rights With Stingray
Thursday May 19, 2016 @11:00PM ARM Announces Next-Gen 64-Bit Artemis Mobile Chip On 10nm TSMC FinFET Process
Thursday May 19, 2016 @07:02PM Google Is A Serial Tracker
Wednesday May 18, 2016 @04:57PM Google Announces New Virtual Reality Platform 'Daydream'
Monday May 16, 2016 @06:31PM Microsoft To License Nokia Brand To Foxconn, Says Report
Monday May 09, 2016 @03:57PM FTC Orders Apple, Google, Microsoft, BlackBerry, Samsung To Divulge Mobile Security Practices
Friday May 06, 2016 @06:59PM Cellphones Do Not Cause Brain Cancer, Says 29-Year Study
Thursday May 05, 2016 @08:48PM Netflix Enables Streaming Quality Control To Reign In Mobile Data Usage
Thursday May 05, 2016 @07:23PM LAPD Hacked An iPhone 5s Before The FBI Hacked San Bernardino Terrorist's iPhone 5c
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @06:01PM Apple Loses Exclusive Rights To 'iPhone' Trademark For Non-Smartphone Products In China
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @04:46PM Slashdot Asks: What Do You Think Is The Most Influential Gadget Of All Time?
Tuesday May 03, 2016 @12:11AM Tim Cook Defends Apple, Teases Exciting New Products In The Pipeline
Monday March 28, 2016 @09:03AM Ask Slashdot: How Do You Deal With Glare On Cellphones?
Saturday March 26, 2016 @09:20AM Sony Is Bringing PlayStation Games To iOS and Android Devices
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @12:57AM Encryption Securing Mobile Money Transfers Can Be Broken
Monday March 21, 2016 @10:21PM Apple Unveils Smaller iPhone SE, Starting At $399
Monday March 21, 2016 @08:36AM Ask Slashdot: Are You Excited About Upcoming 4-inch iPhone or 9.7-inch iPad Pro?
Sunday March 20, 2016 @01:07PM Facebook and Whatsapp Discontinue Support For Blackberry
Thursday March 17, 2016 @06:55PM Microsoft Finally Rolls Out Windows 10 Mobile To Older Phones
Monday March 14, 2016 @03:33PM LG Releases First Smartphone With DAB+ Chip
Friday March 11, 2016 @09:43AM Chicagoan Arrested For Using Cell-phone Jammer To Make Subway Commute Tolerable
Thursday March 10, 2016 @03:59PM Galaxy S7 vs iPhone 6S: Samsung Has the Upper-Hand, For Now
Monday March 07, 2016 @12:14PM McAfee Says He Lied About iPhone Hacking Method To Get Public Attention
Sunday March 06, 2016 @12:22PM Samsung Galaxy S7's Moisture Warning Prevents Charging When Wet
Saturday March 05, 2016 @11:27PM Fingerprint-Protected Phones Vulnerable To Inkjet Attack
Friday March 04, 2016 @12:48PM Tracking Caucusgoers By Their Cell Phones
Thursday March 03, 2016 @01:16AM iOS 9.3 Will Tell You If Your Employer Is Monitoring Your iPhone
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @04:47PM Israeli Troops Who Relied On Waze Blundered Into Deadly Palestinian Firefight
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @11:13AM UK Snooper's Charter To Extend Police Access To Phone and Internet Data
Monday February 29, 2016 @08:58PM Judge Favors Apple In iPhone Unlocking Case In New York
Monday February 29, 2016 @10:55AM WhatsApp To End Support For BlackBerry, Nokia, and Other Older Operating Systems
Friday February 26, 2016 @12:56PM Porn-Clicker Android Malware Hits Google Play Hard
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @08:53PM Apple Is Said To Be Working On an iPhone Even It Can't Hack
Wednesday February 24, 2016 @08:18PM Windows 10 Now Showing Full Screen Ads On Lock Screen
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @08:08PM World's First Modular Smart Phone Hits the Market
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @05:31PM Internet By Light Promises To Leave Wi-Fi Eating Dust
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @02:12PM DoJ Wants Apple To Decrypt 12 More iPhones
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @11:15AM ARM: Mobile Graphics Will Surpass PlayStation 4, Xbox One In 2017
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @11:04AM Indoor LTE Wireless: Not To Be Overlooked At Mobile World Congress
Tuesday February 23, 2016 @10:37AM Bill Gates Sides With FBI In Apple Spat
Saturday February 20, 2016 @12:09AM Why Are Apple's Competitors Staying Silent On the iPhone Unlocking Fight?
Friday February 19, 2016 @10:23AM 3-in-1 Android Malware Acts As Ransomware, Banking Trojan and Info Thief
Friday February 19, 2016 @09:18AM Mobile Giant Three Group To Block Online Advertising
Thursday February 18, 2016 @02:23PM Apple Announces New Trade Up With Installments Program
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @11:47AM IETF's Tips For Network Admins On How To Avoid Draining Smartphone Batteries
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @11:11AM Apple vs. the Right To Repair
Tuesday February 16, 2016 @10:14AM Malware Targets All Android Phones — Except Those In Russia
Friday February 12, 2016 @06:30PM Smartphones May Soon Provide Earthquake Warnings
Friday February 12, 2016 @04:00PM Ask Slashdot: Do You Still Have a Pager? Do You Find It Useful?
Thursday February 11, 2016 @04:35PM Qualcomm Promises Gigabit LTE Speeds and New Chips to Power Smartwatches
Friday February 05, 2016 @02:24PM Foxconn Set To Acquire Sharp Corporation For $5.6 Billion
Friday February 05, 2016 @12:13PM Have Your iPhone 6 Repaired, Only To Get It Bricked By Apple
Thursday February 04, 2016 @07:38PM Samsung's AdBlock Fast Removed From the Play Store
Monday February 01, 2016 @11:23PM Google To Take 'Apple-Like' Control Over Nexus Phones
Monday February 01, 2016 @11:17AM Exploitable Backhole Accidentally Left In Some MediaTek-based Phones
Sunday January 31, 2016 @05:37PM LG G3 'Snap' Vulnerability Leaves Owners At Risk of Data Theft
Sunday January 31, 2016 @03:19PM Apple Developing Wireless Charging For Mobile Devices
Saturday January 30, 2016 @06:48PM ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance
Saturday January 30, 2016 @11:46AM WhatsApp Will Get Indicators To Highlight Encrypted Chats
Saturday January 30, 2016 @12:57AM iOS App Update Technique Puts Users At Risk
Friday January 29, 2016 @12:39PM Microsoft's Windows Phone Platform Is Dead
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @09:11AM Stingray Case Lawyers: "Everyone Knows Cell Phones Generate Location Data"
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:47AM Verizon Offering $650 To Switch To Their Network
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @09:03AM The Reason a Surface Phone Won't Fix Microsoft's Mobile Problem
Sunday December 27, 2015 @08:56PM Microsoft CMO Confirms Development of 'Spiritual Equivalent' of Surface Phone
Sunday December 27, 2015 @05:36PM Switzerland Moves Toward a Universal Phone Charger Standard
Saturday December 26, 2015 @10:47AM Vice: Internet Freedom Is Actively Dissolving In America
Monday December 21, 2015 @04:31PM Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone
Friday December 18, 2015 @08:29PM Sony Creating Sulfur-Based Batteries With 40% More Capacity Than Li-Ion
Thursday December 03, 2015 @10:42AM Cellphones Really Are Not As Good As They Were 10 Years Ago At Making Calls
Monday November 30, 2015 @08:34AM Pursuit of Slenderness May Mean No More Headphone Jack In iPhone 7
Monday November 30, 2015 @08:11AM BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns
Saturday November 28, 2015 @01:32AM Hacker Cracks Lumia Bootloader, Offers Tool For Root Access and Custom ROMs
Thursday November 05, 2015 @03:27PM Sprint Faces Backlash For Adding MDM Software To Devices
Thursday October 22, 2015 @09:04AM Google Makes Full-Disk Encryption Mandatory For Some Android 6.0 Devices
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:10AM Apple Tells US Judge It's 'Impossible' To Break Through Locks On New iPhones
Friday October 09, 2015 @07:18AM Google Helped Cause the Mysterious Increase In 911 Calls SF Asked It To Solve
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @11:27AM From Microsoft, HoloLens VR Dev Kit, New Phones, Continuum
Saturday October 03, 2015 @06:12AM Some Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Smartphones Mysteriously Powering Down
Thursday October 01, 2015 @11:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:44AM The Real Cost of Mobile Ads
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @02:02PM Google Shows Off 2 New Nexus Phones, a New Pixel, and More
Monday September 28, 2015 @12:25PM iPhone 6s's A9 Processor Racks Up Impressive Benchmarks
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:19AM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Sunday September 20, 2015 @08:12PM Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack
Saturday September 19, 2015 @03:47PM Google Releases Open Source Plans For Cardboard V2 Virtual Reality Viewer
Saturday September 19, 2015 @03:44PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Android Malware?
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @12:38PM Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @12:28PM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Monday August 31, 2015 @07:19AM T-Mobile Starts Going After Heavy Users of Tethered Data
Saturday August 29, 2015 @08:35AM A Courtroom Victory For Microsoft In Cellphone-Related Patent Suit
Friday August 28, 2015 @09:04PM Ask Slashdot: Best Data Provider When Traveling In the US?
Thursday August 27, 2015 @03:39PM Former Apple CEO Creates an iPhone Competitor
Thursday August 27, 2015 @08:40AM Since-Pulled Cyanogen Update For Oneplus Changes Default Home Page To Bing
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @12:28PM Many Android Users Susceptible To Plug-In Exploit -- And Many Of Them Have It
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @09:45AM Backwards S-Pen Can Permanently Damage Note 5
Sunday August 23, 2015 @08:49PM In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes
Sunday August 23, 2015 @10:49AM Google Relaxes Handset Makers' Requirements for "Must-Include" Android Apps
Saturday August 22, 2015 @01:33PM Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Saturday August 22, 2015 @10:19AM Apple Launches Free iPhone 6 Plus Camera Replacement Program
Friday August 14, 2015 @06:54PM Commodore Smartphone Hits Trademark Opposition
Thursday August 13, 2015 @04:03PM Ask Slashdot: Best Big Battery Phone?
Thursday August 13, 2015 @08:36AM Don't Hate the Phone Call, Hate the Phone (And the Network)
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @08:39AM Severe Deserialization Vulnerabilities Found In Android, 3rd Party Android SDKs
Monday August 10, 2015 @04:32AM Chinese Tech Companies Building Factories In India
Sunday August 09, 2015 @01:53PM Ask Slashdot: How To Safely Use Older Android Phones?
Sunday August 09, 2015 @12:38PM Verizon To Drop Phone Subsidies
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @12:08PM Behind the Microsoft Write-Off of Nokia
Saturday August 01, 2015 @06:30PM Samsung Woos Developers As It Eyes Tizen Expansion Beyond Smartphones
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @08:58AM OnePlus Announces OnePlus 2 'Flagship Killer' Android Phone With OxygenOS
Saturday July 25, 2015 @09:26AM KDE Community Announces Fully Open Source Plasma Mobile
Thursday July 23, 2015 @09:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @11:55AM Ask Slashdot: Do You Use a Smartphone At Work, Contrary to Policy?
Friday July 17, 2015 @05:54PM Meet "London," Marshall's First Android Smartphone
Thursday July 16, 2015 @07:02AM Nokia Wants To Make Phones Again
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @11:02AM Cell Phone Radiation Emission Tests Assume Use of Belt Clip
Friday July 10, 2015 @11:41AM Ask Slashdot: Measuring (and Constraining) Mobile Data Use?
Friday July 03, 2015 @06:26PM Turing Near Ready To Ship World's First Liquid Metal Android Smartphone
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @12:09PM SMS Co-Inventor Matti Makkonen Dead At 63
Saturday June 27, 2015 @10:27PM iPhone 6S New Feature: Force Touch
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @11:30AM LG Arbitrarily Denying Android Lollipop Update To the G2 In Canada?
Sunday May 31, 2015 @06:13PM An Early Look At Android M's Multi-Window Mode For Tablets
Thursday May 28, 2015 @03:54PM Android M Arrives In Q3: Native Fingerprint Support, Android Pay, 'Doze' Mode
Thursday May 28, 2015 @02:38PM Android M To Embrace USB Type-C and MIDI
Monday May 25, 2015 @11:44AM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant
Thursday May 21, 2015 @02:45PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Dumb Phone?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @10:55AM Pre-Orders Start For Neo900 Open Source Phone
Friday May 15, 2015 @07:26AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @05:10PM Meet the Firmware Lead For Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone (Video)
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @12:42PM China's Tencent Launches Smart Hardware OS To Rival Alibaba
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:46PM Patents Show Google Fi Was Envisioned Before the iPhone Was Released
Thursday April 23, 2015 @01:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:08AM Networking Library Bug Breaks HTTPS In ~1,500 iOS Apps
Thursday April 23, 2015 @10:08AM Wi-Fi Attack Breaks iPhones By Locking Them Into an Endless Loop
Monday April 20, 2015 @09:59AM Does Lack of FM Support On Phones Increase Your Chances of Dying In a Disaster?
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @09:26AM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 05, 2015 @12:10PM Tiny LIDAR Chip Could Add Cheap 3D Sensing to Cellphones and Tablets
Saturday April 04, 2015 @07:31PM Forking Away: OnePlus Introduces Android-Based OxygenOS
Thursday March 19, 2015 @12:15AM Apple May Start Accepting Android Phones As Trade-Ins
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:59PM CIA Tried To Crack Security of Apple Devices
Thursday March 05, 2015 @10:58AM Microsoft Convinced That Windows 10 Will Be Its Smartphone Breakthrough
Friday February 27, 2015 @09:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Monday February 23, 2015 @02:11AM In Florida, Secrecy Around Stingray Leads To Plea Bargain For a Robber
Sunday February 22, 2015 @02:42PM How Walking With Smartphones May Have Changed Pedestrian Etiquette
Saturday February 21, 2015 @02:17PM Apple Will Let Users Test iOS Beta Versions For the First Time
Saturday February 21, 2015 @10:06AM Ten Lies T-Mobile Told Me About My Data Plan
Thursday February 19, 2015 @06:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 12, 2015 @01:51PM Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone
Saturday February 07, 2015 @08:34PM The First Ubuntu Phone Is Here, With Underwhelming Hardware
Thursday February 05, 2015 @05:25PM What Happened To the Photography Industry In 2014?
Monday January 26, 2015 @04:47PM Google Explains Why WebView Vulnerability Will Go Unpatched On Android 4.3