Slashdot Items Tagged "cellphones"

Date / Time Story
Friday October 21, 2016 @12:28AM 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
Monday October 17, 2016 @02:53AM More Performers Are Demanding Audiences Lock Up Their Phones
Sunday October 16, 2016 @01:16AM Will The iPhone 8 Include Augmented Reality?
Friday October 14, 2016 @06:25PM Smartphones Are 'Contaminating' Family Life, Study Suggests
Thursday October 13, 2016 @06:47PM Samsung Will Credit You $100 If You Exchange Your Note 7 For Another Samsung Phone
Thursday October 13, 2016 @04:59PM Android Devices That Contain Foxconn Firmware May Have a Secret Backdoor
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @07:57PM Samsung Ships Flameproof Boxes For Note 7 Returns
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @06:44PM PC Industry Is Now On a Two-Year Downslide
Tuesday October 11, 2016 @03:54PM Sprint To Provide 1 Million Students With Free Internet, Mobile Devices
Monday October 10, 2016 @07:54PM Samsung Orders the Global Shutdown of Both Sales and Exchanges of Galaxy Note 7
Monday October 10, 2016 @06:03PM UK Is Banning Apple Watch From Cabinet Meetings Over Russian Hacking Fears
Monday October 10, 2016 @05:20PM Cyanogen Gets a New CEO, Shifts Away From Selling a Full Mobile Operating System
Saturday October 08, 2016 @07:26PM Class Action Lawsuit Grows Over iPhone 6 Plus 'Touch Disease'
Friday October 07, 2016 @11:49PM AT&T Considers Stopping All Samsung Note 7 Sales
Friday October 07, 2016 @07:41PM Baidu's Voice Recognition Software Is More Accurate Than Typing
Friday October 07, 2016 @04:27PM FBI Looks Into Unlocking Minnesota Mall Stabber's iPhone
Thursday October 06, 2016 @05:04PM Two 19-Year-Olds Charged With Running Phone Harassment, Hack-For-Hire Sites
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @05:27PM Android 7.1 Nougat's Changelog Reveals Pixel-Exclusive Features Not Available To Nexus Devices
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @04:19PM Nokia Makes a Play For 5G With Purchase of US Startup Eta Devices
Tuesday October 04, 2016 @11:03PM BadKernel Vulnerability Affects One In 16 Android Smartphones
Monday October 03, 2016 @07:18PM Samsung's Next Flagship Smartphone May Not Feature a Headphone Jack
Monday October 03, 2016 @05:37PM The Microsoft Band Is Dead
Sunday October 02, 2016 @06:33PM iPhone 7 Finishes Last In New Test of Battery Life
Saturday October 01, 2016 @04:54PM Fake Cellphone Emergency Alerts About Zombies and Nuclear Attacks Predicted
Friday September 30, 2016 @04:53PM Slashdot Asks: Would You Spend 24 Hours Offline Every Week?
Thursday September 29, 2016 @11:50PM New iPhone 7 Case Brings Back the Headphone Jack
Thursday September 29, 2016 @04:37PM FCC Votes To Upgrade Emergency Smartphone Alerts
Wednesday September 28, 2016 @04:52PM Verizon Technician Is Accused of Selling Customers' Call Records and Location Data To Private Investigator
Tuesday September 27, 2016 @08:08PM DJI Unveils the Mavic Pro, a Foldable and Ultra-Portable Camera Drone
Sunday September 25, 2016 @01:35PM Ask Slashdot: Who's Building The Open Source Version of Siri?
Tuesday September 20, 2016 @04:18PM Microsoft Unveils $37 Nokia 216 Feature Phone
Sunday September 18, 2016 @03:34PM Uber Accused of Cashing In On Bomb Explosion By Jacking Rates
Friday September 16, 2016 @05:31PM NYPD Says Talking About Its IMSI Catchers Would Make Them Vulnerable To Hacking
Friday September 16, 2016 @01:29AM Apple Is Still Ignoring One of the Biggest iPhone Engineering Flaws of All Time: 'Touch Disease'
Thursday September 15, 2016 @06:37PM Samsung Formally Recalls The Galaxy Note 7
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @09:17PM Samsung Stops Airing Galaxy Note 7 Commercials, Preps Early Launch of Galaxy S8
Wednesday September 14, 2016 @06:42PM A Teenage Hacker Figured Out How To Get Free Data On His Phone
Tuesday September 13, 2016 @04:30PM Pokemon Go's Paying Population Drops By 79% -- Still Most Profitable Mobile App In The US
Monday September 12, 2016 @08:57PM Microsoft To Kill The Lumia Brand In Favor of a New Surface Phone, Says Report
Saturday September 10, 2016 @03:50PM Samsung to Customers: Stop Using Note 7, Then Wait For Replacements
Saturday September 10, 2016 @01:10PM Intel Breaks Qualcomm's Hold On Apple's Baseband Chips
Friday September 09, 2016 @05:45PM CPSC: Stop Using The Samsung Galaxy Note 7
Friday September 09, 2016 @04:42PM Smartphones Can Steal 3D Printing Plans By Listening To The Printer
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @07:28PM Apple Cites 'Courage' As Reason To Remove 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Wednesday September 07, 2016 @04:44PM FAA May Ban Galaxy Note 7 On Flights Due To Exploding Batteries
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @09:40PM LG Introduces The V20, The First Android Nougat Smartphone
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @05:46PM T-Mobile To Boost Its LTE Speeds To 400 Mbps
Tuesday September 06, 2016 @04:48PM Huawei Is Building A Successor To The Google Nexus 7, Says Report
Monday September 05, 2016 @06:15PM SoftBank Completes $31 Billion Acquisition of ARM
Sunday September 04, 2016 @05:12AM FTC Warns Consumers: Don't Sync To Your Rental Car!
Sunday September 04, 2016 @12:12AM These Are the Six Crypto-Currencies Approved By Apple
Friday September 02, 2016 @05:43PM Verizon Now Offers 'Unlimited' Data On All Plans, Without $5 Fee
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:51AM Google Cancels Project Ara Modular Smartphone Plans, Says Report
Friday September 02, 2016 @12:40AM Lawsuit Accuses Warriors' Mobile App of Eavesdropping On Fans -- Even When Not In Use
Thursday September 01, 2016 @05:29PM Niantic Responds To Senate Inquiry Into Pokemon Go Privacy
Monday August 29, 2016 @04:19PM US Appeals Court Dismisses AT&T Data Throttling Lawsuit
Saturday August 27, 2016 @03:39AM Cybercriminals Select Insiders To Attack Telecom Providers
Saturday August 27, 2016 @03:11AM Eavesdropping On Tinder: Researcher Demonstrates Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
Tuesday August 23, 2016 @05:37PM Google Search Removes 'Mobile-Friendly' Label, Will Tackle Interstitials Next
Monday August 22, 2016 @08:22PM Samsung Plans To Sell Refurbished High-End Smartphones In 2017
Monday August 22, 2016 @04:10PM AT&T Says LTE Can Still Offer Speeds Up To 1 Gbps
Saturday August 20, 2016 @06:40PM Want To Hunt Bank Robbers? There's an App For That, Says The FBI
Saturday August 20, 2016 @04:59PM IPv6 Achieves 50% Reach On Major US Carriers
Thursday August 18, 2016 @04:42PM iOS and Android Combined For Record 99% of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @06:35PM Malware That Fakes Bank Login Screens Found In Google Ads
Tuesday August 16, 2016 @05:18PM FCC Complaint: Baltimore Police Breaking Law With Use of Stingray Phone Trackers
Monday August 15, 2016 @07:45PM Former CEO of Angry Birds-Maker Rovio Hired To Revive Nokia's Phone Business
Sunday August 14, 2016 @11:31PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Secure Alternatives To Skype?
Sunday August 14, 2016 @01:28PM Can We Avoid Government Surveillance By Leaving The Grid?
Friday August 12, 2016 @08:04PM Hacker Publishes Cell Phone Numbers of House Democrats
Friday August 12, 2016 @01:20PM Local Canadian Police Station Admits To Owning Stingray Surveillance Device
Monday August 08, 2016 @04:19PM Iran Bans Pokemon Go Over 'Security Concerns'
Sunday August 07, 2016 @09:08PM 900M Android Devices Vulnerable To New 'Quadrooter' Security Flaw
Saturday August 06, 2016 @12:17AM Is The US Social Security Site Still Vulnerable To Identity Theft?
Saturday July 30, 2016 @02:26PM Google Wi-Fi Kiosks in New York Promise No Privacy, 'Can Collect Anything'
Saturday July 30, 2016 @12:52PM Android Stagefright Bug Required 115 Patches, Millions Still At Risk
Friday July 29, 2016 @04:06PM SwiftKey Bug Leaked Email Addresses, Phone Numbers To Strangers
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:42PM Microsoft To Lay Off Another 2,850 People In the Next 12 Months
Thursday July 28, 2016 @05:06PM Samsung Beat Apple In Smartphone Shipments, Profit Surges To 2-Year High
Monday July 25, 2016 @07:03PM NIST Prepares To Ban SMS-Based Two-Factor Authentication
Sunday July 24, 2016 @06:33PM New Illinois Law Limits Police Use Of Cellphone-Tracking Stingray
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