Slashdot Items Tagged "cellphones"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:29PM Android Oreo Helps Google's Pixel 2 Smartphones Outperform Other Android Flagships
Monday October 16, 2017 @08:54PM Mobile Phone Companies Appear To Be Selling Your Location To Almost Anyone
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:40PM Dutch Police Build a Pokemon Go-Style App For Hunting Wanted Criminals
Friday October 13, 2017 @07:34PM Google Slashes Prices of Its USB-C Headphone Dongle Following Minor Outrage
Friday October 13, 2017 @05:13PM Apple To Ditch Touch ID Altogether For All of Next Year's iPhones
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @06:07PM OxygenOS Telemetry Lets OnePlus Tie Phones To Individual Users
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:14PM Security, Privacy Focused Librem 5 Linux Smartphone Successfully Crowdfunded
Monday October 09, 2017 @08:57PM PSA: Microsoft Is Using Cortana To Read Your Private Skype Conversations
Saturday October 07, 2017 @04:06PM Alphabet's Balloons Will Bring Cellphone Service To Puerto Rico
Friday October 06, 2017 @07:10PM Apple Doesn't Deliberately Slow Down Older Devices According To Benchmark Analysis
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:27PM White House Chief of Staff's Phone Was Reportedly Hacked Months Ago
Saturday September 30, 2017 @06:12PM US Prisons Have a Cellphone Smuggling Problem
Saturday September 30, 2017 @02:20PM Bill Gates Has An Android Phone. Has Microsoft Changed?
Friday September 29, 2017 @11:38PM Solar Powered Smartwatch Successfully Crowdfunded on Kickstarter
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @03:49AM The World's First Blockchain Smartphone Is In Development
Friday September 22, 2017 @09:20PM Apple's Swift 4.0 Includes A Compatibility Mode For 'The Majority' Of Swift 3.x Code
Friday September 22, 2017 @04:55PM Super-Accurate GPS Chips Coming To Smartphones In 2018
Thursday September 21, 2017 @04:21PM DC Court Rules Tracking Phones Without a Warrant Is Unconstitutional
Sunday September 17, 2017 @06:14PM Can An Individual Still Resist The Spread of Technology?
Sunday September 17, 2017 @05:01PM Essential Phone Now Supported By All Four Major Carriers (Including Verizon)
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @02:39PM Apple Announces iPhone X With Edge-To-Edge Display, Wireless Charging and No Home Button
Saturday September 09, 2017 @08:27PM Leaks Reveal New Features In Apple's Next iPhone
Saturday September 09, 2017 @08:18PM Leaks Reveal New Features In Apple's Next iPhone
Saturday September 09, 2017 @07:28PM Ask Slashdot: What Can You Do With An Old Windows Phone?
Friday September 08, 2017 @05:39PM Hobbyist Gives iPhone 7 the Headphone Jack We've Always Wanted
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:47PM Galaxy Note 8 Sets New Pre-Order Record For Samsung Despite Last Year's Disaster
Thursday September 07, 2017 @07:25PM Google Is Apparently Ready To Buy Smartphone Maker HTC
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:52PM Huawei Surpasses Apple As the World's Second Largest Smartphone Brand
Friday September 01, 2017 @06:30PM Slashdot Asks: How Do You Navigate Your Smartphone?
Thursday August 31, 2017 @04:23PM LG Announces V30 Smartphone With 'FullVision' OLED Display, Dual Cameras
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @06:57PM Palm Devices Are Coming In 2018 Without WebOS, Says Report
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:54PM New York City Cops Will Replace Their 36,000 Windows Phones With iPhones
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:45PM Sony Loses Class Action Lawsuit In Waterproof Claims For Original Xperia Z Line
Saturday August 19, 2017 @07:59PM postmarketOS Pursues A Linux-Based, LTS OS For Android Phones
Thursday August 10, 2017 @10:22AM T-Mobile To Launch Its Own Branded Budget Smartphone
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @04:02PM Maybe Americans Don't Need Fast Home Internet Service, FCC Suggests
Monday August 07, 2017 @04:03PM Android 8.0's 'Streaming OS Updates' Will Work Even If Your Phone Is Full
Sunday August 06, 2017 @10:21PM Ask Slashdot: Are My Drone Apps Phoning Home?
Friday August 04, 2017 @06:12PM BLU Claims Innocence, Gets Phones Reinstated On Amazon
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @04:55PM Apple's Shares Rise On Better-Than-Expected iPhone Sales
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @03:48PM New iPhone To Have Tap to Wake, Attention Detection, and Virtual Home Button, Says Report
Sunday July 30, 2017 @01:41AM Honolulu Targets 'Smartphone Zombies' With Crosswalk Ban
Sunday July 30, 2017 @12:16AM Will 'Smart Cities' Violate Our Privacy?
Saturday July 29, 2017 @05:24PM Do Kill Switches Deter Cellphone Theft?
Friday July 28, 2017 @10:43PM As If Facebook Wasn't Creepy Enough, Now They Can Watch You, Too
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:32PM Feds Crack Trump Protesters' Phones To Charge Them With Felony Rioting
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:59PM China Forces Muslim Minority To Install Spyware On Their Phones
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:06PM Motorola Unveils the Moto Z2 Force, a Smartphone With Double the Cameras and a Shatterproof Screen
Sunday July 23, 2017 @03:21PM Apple Sued By State Farm Over Alleged iPhone Fire
Sunday July 23, 2017 @12:50PM Disastrous 'Pokemon Go' Event Leads To Mass Refunds
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:13PM Samsung's 'Bixby' Voice Assistant Finally Launches In US
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:23PM Border Patrol Says It's Barred From Searching Cloud Data On Phones
Monday July 10, 2017 @06:19PM Would You Buy the iPhone 8 If It Cost $1,200?
Sunday July 09, 2017 @03:11PM Researchers Have Developed A Battery-Free Mobile Phone
Saturday July 08, 2017 @04:16PM Nest Founder 'Wakes Up In Cold Sweats' Fearing The Impact Of Mobile Technology
Thursday July 06, 2017 @05:16PM RED Launches a $1,200 Smartphone With a 'Hydrogen Holographic Display'
Sunday June 25, 2017 @02:40AM Software Developer Explains Why The Ubuntu Phone Failed
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:57PM Texting While Driving Now Legal In Colorado -- In Some Cases
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:16PM Remember When You Called Someone and Heard a Song?
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:37PM Steve Jobs Wanted the First iPhone To Have a Permanent Back Button Like Android
Monday June 19, 2017 @12:15AM A Colorado Group Wants To Ban Smartphones For Kids
Friday June 16, 2017 @04:35PM T-Mobile Rolling Out 600 MHz Low-Band Wireless
Friday June 16, 2017 @04:12PM Samsung's Bixby Voice Assistant Is Finally Coming to the US -- But Only As a Preview
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @05:13PM We Could Have Had Cellphones Four Decades Earlier
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @04:52PM Play Store Downloads Show Google Pixel Sales Limited To 1 Million Units
Saturday June 10, 2017 @02:45PM Delays In Unlocking Cellphones Seized In Inauguration Day Protests?
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:34PM New iOS 11 Settings Will Stop Apps From Tracking Your Location
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:33AM No, Your Phone Didn't Ring. So Why Voice Mail From a Telemarketer?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:25PM Police In Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones
Saturday June 03, 2017 @11:16PM Ubuntu Touch Mobile OS Now Maintained By UBports
Sunday May 28, 2017 @05:22PM Malicious Apps Brought Ad-Clicking 'Judy' Malware To Millions Of Android Phones
Friday May 26, 2017 @05:50PM UCF Research Could Bring 'Drastically' Higher Resolution To Your Phone and TV
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:57PM Republicans Want To Leave You Voicemail -- Without Ever Ringing Your Cellphone
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @03:20PM Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Looks Like a Rugged LG G6
Sunday May 21, 2017 @01:39PM Soon You'll Be Able To Build Your Own 4G Network Over Wi-Fi Frequencies
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @06:02PM Comcast's New Wireless Service Goes Live For Current Xfinity Subscribers
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:06PM Apple Starts Assembling iPhones In India
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:33PM HTC Launches 'U11' Squeezable Smartphone With Snapdragon 835 CPU, No Headphone Jack
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:27AM Researcher Hacks Nine Sleep-Tracking Devices To Test Their Accuracy
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:59AM UK Group Fights Arrest Over Refusing To Surrender Passwords At The Border
Friday May 12, 2017 @04:24PM China Is On Track To Fully Phase Out Cash
Friday May 05, 2017 @05:50PM BlackBerry KeyOne Review By The Verge: Part Productivity, Part Nostalgia
Thursday May 04, 2017 @04:37PM Majority of US Households Now Cellphone-Only, Government Says
Wednesday May 03, 2017 @05:05PM Court Rules In 'Sextortion' Case That Phone PINs Are Not Protected By Fifth Amendment
Tuesday May 02, 2017 @08:18PM NSA Collected Americans' Phone Records Despite Law Change, Says Report
Sunday April 30, 2017 @05:22PM Neowin: Microsoft's Windows Phone Business 'Is Dead'
Friday April 28, 2017 @07:43PM Open Ports Create Backdoors In Millions of Smartphones
Tuesday April 25, 2017 @04:58PM Slashdot Asks: Which Wireless Carrier Do You Prefer?
Friday April 21, 2017 @04:42PM Samsung Will Fix the Galaxy S8 Red Tint Issue With a Software Update
Tuesday April 18, 2017 @06:12PM Benchmarks Show Galaxy S8 With Snapdragon 835 Is a Much Faster Android Handset
Sunday April 16, 2017 @11:46PM 'Breakthrough' LI-RAM Material Can Store Data With Light
Friday April 14, 2017 @06:45PM Children As Young As 13 Attending 'Smartphone Rehab' As Concerns Grow Over Screen Time
Friday April 14, 2017 @04:53PM Microsoft Confirms Only a Handful of Windows Phones Will Receive Windows 10 Creators Update
Thursday April 13, 2017 @04:52PM Researchers Develop Master Fingerprints That Can Break Into Smartphones
Wednesday April 12, 2017 @04:54PM Samsung Is Delaying the 'Voice' Part of Its New Bixby Voice Assistant
Tuesday April 11, 2017 @06:56PM Scientists Prove Your Phone's PIN Can Be Stolen Using Its Gyroscope Data
Monday April 10, 2017 @03:57PM FCC Kills Plan To Allow Mobile Phone Conversations On Flights
Wednesday April 05, 2017 @04:53PM Canada's RCMP National Police Force Reveals Use of Secretive Cellphone Surveillance Technology
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @06:59PM Scientists Invent Smartphone Screen Material That Can Repair Its Own Scratches
Tuesday April 04, 2017 @04:17PM 'Extreme Vetting' Would Require Visitors To US To Share Contacts, Passwords
Thursday March 30, 2017 @08:13PM Smartphones May Be To Blame For Unprecedented Spike In Pedestrian Deaths, Says Report
Tuesday March 28, 2017 @06:07PM The Galaxy S8 Will Be Samsung's Biggest Test Ever
Sunday March 26, 2017 @05:31PM Is Microsoft Building A Foldable 'Surface' Phone?
Thursday March 23, 2017 @04:01PM Feds: We're Pulling Data From 100 Phones Seized During Trump Inauguration
Tuesday March 21, 2017 @04:31PM Wells Fargo: All ATMs Will Take Phone Codes, Not Just Cards
Monday March 20, 2017 @08:49PM Samsung Announces Bixby, Its New Digital Assistant Launching With the Galaxy S8
Sunday March 19, 2017 @02:34PM Your Hotel Room Photos Could Help Catch Sex Traffickers
Saturday March 18, 2017 @07:12PM CBS Reports 'Suspicious' Cell Phone Tower Activity In Washington DC
Friday March 17, 2017 @04:20PM YouTube To Discontinue Video Annotations Because They Never Worked On Mobile
Thursday March 16, 2017 @07:43PM Sony Patent Could Let You Wirelessly Charge Your Phone From Another Device
Thursday March 16, 2017 @06:08PM Class-Action Lawsuit Targets LG Over Legendary G4, V10 Bootloop Issues
Saturday March 04, 2017 @12:28AM Jolla Sailfish Will Build A Google-Free Mobile OS For China
Friday March 03, 2017 @04:11PM California Government On the Dangers of Cellphones
Wednesday March 01, 2017 @06:07PM UK: New Drivers Caught Using a Phone Will Lose Their License
Tuesday February 28, 2017 @06:59PM Google Pulls the Plug On Its Pixel Laptops
Monday February 27, 2017 @04:32PM LG Unveils G6 Android Nougat Smartphone With a Compact 5.7-Inch QHD+ 18:9 Display
Monday February 27, 2017 @01:04AM Ask Slashdot: Would You Use A Cellphone With A Kill Code?
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @06:59PM Samsung To Sell Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 With a Smaller Battery, Says Report
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @05:36PM Wyden To Introduce Bill To Prohibit Warrantless Phone Searches At Border
Tuesday February 21, 2017 @04:59PM Cellphones As a Fifth-Order Elaboration of Maxwell's Theory
Sunday February 19, 2017 @02:30AM Used Cars Can Still Be Controlled By Their Previous Owners' Apps
Sunday February 19, 2017 @01:30AM Fans Choose A New Football Team's Plays With Their Smartphones
Saturday February 18, 2017 @04:13PM Should International Travelers Leave Their Phones At Home?
Friday February 17, 2017 @11:01PM Congressman Calls For Probe Into Trump's Unsecured Android Phone
Thursday February 16, 2017 @11:39PM 99.6 Percent of New Smartphones Run Android or iOS
Thursday February 16, 2017 @04:31PM FCC Chairman Wants It To Be Easier To Listen To Free FM Radio On Your Smartphone
Sunday February 12, 2017 @10:48PM US-Born NASA Scientist Detained At The Border Until He Unlocked His Phone
Sunday February 12, 2017 @10:13PM Shamed In Super Bowl Ads, Verizon Introduces Unlimited Data Plans
Saturday February 11, 2017 @05:51PM Mission Possible: Self-Destructing Phones Are Now a Reality
Thursday February 09, 2017 @06:42PM All Three New 2017 iPhones To Feature Wireless Charging, Says Analyst
Wednesday February 08, 2017 @02:11AM Sony's Latest Smartphone Camera Sensor Can Shoot At 1,000fps
Monday February 06, 2017 @06:05PM DC Inauguration Protestors Are Being Hit With Facebook Data Searches
Monday January 30, 2017 @09:20PM Razer Buys Nextbit
Friday January 27, 2017 @11:36PM Remote Attackers Can Force Samsung Galaxy Devices Into Never-Ending Reboot Loop
Thursday January 26, 2017 @07:41PM Google's Pixel 2 To Feature Improved Camera, CPU and Higher Price, Says Report
Saturday January 21, 2017 @12:24AM Google Pressured 90,000 Android Developers Over Insecure Apps
Friday January 20, 2017 @10:37PM FTC Dismantles Two Huge Robocall Organizations
Monday January 16, 2017 @04:26PM Microsoft Patent Hints At Foldable Tablet Design For Surface Phone
Saturday January 14, 2017 @12:52AM Hamas 'Honey Trap' Dupes Israeli Soldiers
Friday January 13, 2017 @07:04PM Headphone Users Rejoice: Samsung Reportedly Not Killing the Galaxy S8's Headphone Jack
Friday January 13, 2017 @05:06PM Faulty Phone Battery May Have Caused Fire That Brought Down EgyptAir Flight MS80
Tuesday January 10, 2017 @04:59PM AT&T Imposes Another $5 Rate Hike On Grandfathered Unlimited Data Plans
Sunday January 08, 2017 @03:00PM Nokia Finally Returns To The Smartphone Market (In China)
Sunday January 08, 2017 @02:49AM Huawei Snubs Google, Ships An Android Phone With Alexa
Thursday January 05, 2017 @07:14PM LG Is Abandoning the Modular Smartphone Idea
Saturday December 31, 2016 @05:56PM Google and Facebook Dominate The List of 2016's Top Ten Apps
Friday December 30, 2016 @03:41PM Microsoft Is No Longer Selling Any Lumia Windows Phones On Its US Store
Wednesday December 28, 2016 @07:48PM Some Google Pixel Devices Are Shutting Down At 30% Battery
Tuesday December 27, 2016 @09:06PM Apple Tops Holiday Sales With 44 Percent of All New Device Activations
Monday December 26, 2016 @02:28AM Some Pixels Have Problems
Saturday December 24, 2016 @12:50PM US Congressional Committee Concludes Encryption Backdoors Won't Work
Tuesday December 20, 2016 @05:28PM AT&T Is Adding a Spam Filter For Phone Calls
Monday December 19, 2016 @04:50PM Filmmaker Installed Security Software On a Decoy Phone To Spy On Smartphone Thieves
Sunday December 18, 2016 @12:23AM EFF Begins Investigating Surveillance Technology Rumors At Standing Rock
Saturday December 10, 2016 @12:50AM Uber Asks Everyone To Stop Making It The New Tinder
Thursday December 08, 2016 @09:23PM Samsung May Permanently Disable Galaxy Note 7 Phones In The US As Soon As Next Week
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @05:41PM NSA, GCHQ Have Been Intercepting In-Flight Mobile Calls For Years
Wednesday December 07, 2016 @03:28PM T-Mobile's 'Digits' Solution Lets You Use One Phone Number Across All Your Devices
Tuesday December 06, 2016 @06:15PM Former Samsung Engineers Build Smart Umbrella That Tells If It's Going To Rain
Sunday December 04, 2016 @01:49PM Virginia Police Spent $500K For An Ineffective Cellphone Surveillance System
Monday November 28, 2016 @07:19PM Morgan Stanley: Pixel Phone Will Generate Google Almost $4 Billion In Revenue Next Year
Saturday November 26, 2016 @04:49PM Yesterday Saw $3.3 Billion In Online Purchases
Wednesday November 23, 2016 @07:38PM Nearly 40% of Americans Would Give Up Sex For Better Online Security, Survey Finds
Sunday November 20, 2016 @05:32PM Google Opens Real-World 'Google Shops' in Canada
Sunday November 20, 2016 @03:27AM Google Bans Hundreds Of Pixel Phone Resellers From Their Google Accounts
Saturday November 19, 2016 @08:44PM Second Chinese Firm In a Week Found Hiding a Backdoor In Android Firmware
Saturday November 19, 2016 @02:23AM The Next iPhone Will Feature An OLED Display, Says Bloomberg
Saturday November 12, 2016 @08:26PM Smartphone WiFi Signals Can Leak Your Keystrokes, Passwords, and PINs
Saturday November 12, 2016 @02:26PM 1 Billion Mobile Apps Exposed To Account Hijacking Through OAuth 2.0 Flaw
Thursday November 10, 2016 @05:53PM Browser Use On Mobile Devices Exceeds PC Browsing Worldwide: StatCounter
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @08:39PM Increased Smartphone Screen-Time Is Associated With Lower Sleep Quality, Says Study
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:49PM Fake Fingerprint Stickers Let You Access a Protected Phone While Wearing Gloves
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @06:16PM Samsung's Latest Patent Is a Foldable Phone
Wednesday November 09, 2016 @01:35AM Google Is Making Android Auto Available In Any Car
Saturday November 05, 2016 @08:43PM Steve Ballmer Says Smartphones Came Between Him and Bill Gates
Saturday November 05, 2016 @12:55PM A Powerful New Android Spyware Targets Business Executives
Friday November 04, 2016 @04:53PM Samsung Is Cutting the Note 7's Access To Mobile Networks In New Zealand
Thursday November 03, 2016 @05:23PM Scientists Develop Magnetic Ink That Can Self-Heal Gadgets When They Break
Thursday November 03, 2016 @04:12PM Future iPhones Could Fold In Half
Thursday November 03, 2016 @03:52PM Windows 10 Updates To Get Much Smaller To Download Thanks To The Unified Update Platform
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @06:58PM Nearly 9 Out of 10 Smartphones Shipped Run On Android
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @06:02PM LastPass On Mobile Is Now Free
Wednesday November 02, 2016 @05:35PM Samsung Galaxy S8 Screen-To-Body Ratio Could Surpass 90%, Near Bezel-Less Design
Sunday October 30, 2016 @03:32PM Serious Hacks Possible Through Inaudible Ultrasound
Saturday October 29, 2016 @04:19PM Police Used Cell Tower Logs To Text 7,500 Possible Crime Witnesses
Saturday October 29, 2016 @03:00PM 'Robocall Strike Force' Proposal Could Stop Caller ID Spoofing
Thursday October 27, 2016 @06:43PM Feds Charge 61 People In Indian-Based IRS Phone Scam Case
Thursday October 27, 2016 @01:29AM WhatsApp Is Rolling Out Video Calls On Its Android App
Wednesday October 26, 2016 @05:24PM 176 Original Emojis Join Van Gogh and Picasso At Museum of Modern Art
Tuesday October 25, 2016 @04:01PM The Phone Hackers At Cellebrite Have Had Their Firmware Leaked Online
Monday October 24, 2016 @06:32PM Rowhammer Attack Can Now Root Android Devices
Sunday October 23, 2016 @10:57PM A New Attack Allows Intercepting Or Blocking Of Every LTE Phone Call And Text
Sunday October 23, 2016 @01:22PM AT&T Buys Time Warner For $85B. Is The Mass Media Consolidating?
Saturday October 22, 2016 @08:49PM Feds Walk Into a Building, Demand Everyone's Fingerprints To Open Phones
Friday October 21, 2016 @09:00AM AT&T Considers Buying Time Warner
Thursday October 20, 2016 @05:50PM Higher-End Smartphones Make You Happier, Says JD Power Study
Thursday October 20, 2016 @12:30AM Samsung Forced YouTube To Pull GTA 5 Mod Video Because It Showed Galaxy Note 7 As Bomb
Wednesday October 19, 2016 @05:38PM 32GB iPhone 7 Has 8 Times Slower Storage Performance Than 128GB Model
Tuesday October 18, 2016 @05:22PM Samsung Hit With Class Action Lawsuit Over Exploding Galaxy Note 7
Monday October 17, 2016 @10:59PM 1 In 2 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Owners To Switch To iPhone 7, Says Analyst