Slashdot Items Tagged "cellphones"

Date / Time Story
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
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