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Congressman Wants Longstanding Mobile Security Flaw Investigated

When it comes to our technology, we like to think there might be a hint of privacy in their use. Signaling System 7 is a set of protocols used to help route data, messages, and even…

Apple

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Apple Claims ‘Most Effective Security Organization in the World’

In a recent press conference with some of Apple’s engineers, the company stated that they had the ‘most effective security organization in the world’. It wasn’t just an idle statement either, with them revealing a number…

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Nintendo’s Miitomo App Has Over 4 Million Users Monthly

Nintendo’s first foray into the realm of smartphone apps, Miitomo created a lot of fuss when it was first released last month. Even so, it managed to garner a surprisingly sizable userbase for a simple app based…

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Reddit Releases Official Smartphone App

Reddit, the self-proclaimed “front page of the internet”, has released its first official app for Android and iOS, and not before time. While reddit-loving mobile users have been well-catered for with a number of solid third-party…

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Fitbit Used to Save Someone’s Life

People these days like using technology for a wide range of abilities, from playing a game to tracking your morning run. Using technology to track your activities has become a big thing, with smart watches and…

Hauwei P9

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Hauwei’s Latest P9 Smartphones Use Dual Leica Cameras

Hauwei might not be the most recognizable smartphone company in western territories due to the likes of Apple, Samsung, LG and other suspects dominating the media headlines. However, Hauwei’s user adoption in China has expanded at…

Blackberry

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Blackberry Priv Receives Permanent Price Cut

The current smartphone sector is extremely competitive and it’s a huge challenge to produce something which has widespread mass market appeal. At the higher end, Samsung and Apple remain the dominant force but there is competition…

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Apple to Use Old or Refurbished IPhones to Break Into Indian Market

The Indian market is one notoriously hard to get into for many firms selling devices at a premium, with many Indian customers being incredibly sensitive to high pricing and the import taxes for the country are…

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HTC May Make Google Nexus Phones for Next Three Years

With Android N making waves in the news cycle, it’s no surprise that some talk inevitably strays towards Google Nexus phones. So far, we are halfway into the lifecycle for the Nexus 5X and 6P but…

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Google Release Developer Preview of Android N

In a move surprising many, today Google revealed they would be unveiling Android N to the public very, very early as a developer preview. This Android preview build is even easier to install on devices than…

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HTC 10/HTC One M10 Renders Leaked

Even as HTC is refocusing their efforts on VR with the HTC Vive, the company is still working on new smartphones. Dubbed either the HTC 10 or HTC One M10 depending on which leak you believe, the new…

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Windows 10 Mobile Update Might Finally Arrive This Month

Whether Windows 8 mobile users have waited patiently for the update to Windows 10 or not is something the upgrade numbers will show, but up until now they haven’t had any other choice than wait. At least,…

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Google Cardboard Can Now Be Brought In the Google Store

Google cardboard is a simple, low-tech, virtual reality system. The concept is simple, why buy technology you already have? By using your smartphone, you don’t have to go out and buy expensive hardware a second time…

iPhone

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Apple Will Unveil iPhone 5SE During Week of March 21st

With each passing week, more and more details about Apple’s new mini iPhone are leaking out. Named both the iPhone 5SE or just the SE, the new phone will be a replacement 4-inch model for the…

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Seller of Indian $4 Smartphone Accused of Fraud

Recently an Indian company revealed that they would be selling a smartphone for only $4, however, 30,000 unit sales later, it has turned out that it may just be too good to be true. The company…

WhatsApp

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WhatsApp to End Support For Older Operating Systems

WhatsApp is a cross-platform messaging client which allows users to exchange text messages, images, video content, location details and audio files. As of February 2016, WhatsApp has a user base of up to one billion which…

iPhone

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Apple Name Upcoming 4-inch iPhone

Apple has had a new iPhone in the works for a little while now, which is a cut smaller than the current iPhone 6S. This iPhone will be packing a 4-inch screen and in many ways…

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Blackberry to Launch Cyber-Security Consulting Service

BlackBerry used to be a major name in the mobile phone industry. They used to be one of the go to companies if you were a business looking for smartphones but with recent reports that BlackBerry…

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LG G5 Bridges the Gap Between Modular Phones and Reliable Hardware

LG are a company known for many things, such as the 98 inch 8K UHD Television they showed off at CES this year. One of the things many people own that LG does well is their…

Apple

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Apple Releases Software Update to Fix ‘Error 53’

Some iPhone users recently encountered a very worrying message which disabled their handset. The ‘Error 53’ code occurs when an unofficial repair shop replaces the connector between the Touch ID sensor and iPhone home button. Usually, it’s…

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Xiaomi Phones to Introduce Song Recognition for Humming

While song recognition apps like Shazam and SoundHound are able to ‘hear’ a piece of music and tell you the name of the song and recording artist, they are not yet able to delve into your…

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MazerBOT Targets Android Phones – Unless They’re In Russia

Malware, or malicious software, includes everything from your pop-up ads to opening doors for full-scale hacks to companies. Taking a trip the malware museum shows you how software like Dridex can not only threaten banking systems…

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You Can Help Detect Earthquakes With Your Smartphone!

There is an app for everything these days, from ordering an Uber taxi to messaging through Whatsapp types of services. You can remote control drones, monitor your exercise and even play board games on the little device you keep…

OnePlus

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OnePlus 2 to Receive Permanent Price Cut

The original OnePlus handset caused a media storm due to its ability to compete with the likes of Apple, Samsung and LG at a much lower price point. Dubbed the flagship killer, the OnePlus proved to…

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Google Plans to Tighten Grip On Nexus Hardware

The Nexus lineup from Google is one of the most popular brands for the Android ecosystem, with decent hardware paired with a no-frills OS build. According to the latest rumours, Google is looking to invest more…

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Watch Movies Home Alone with the Cardboard Home Cinema

Are you tired of visiting the cinema, only to find that your experience is marred by babbling mouth breathers, rustling sweet wrappers, and lit-up smartphones, and too cheap to buy a home cinema system? Don’t despair,…

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California Moves to Ban Encrypted Phones

The state of California is looking to introduce new legislation that would see encrypted smartphones banned from sale and ownership. The bill, ZDNet reports, was introduced by Democratic California assembly member Jim Cooper and would require…