Slashdot Items Tagged "cellphones"

Date / Time Story
Friday February 05, 2016 @11:13AM Have Your iPhone 6 Repaired, Only To Get It Bricked By Apple
Thursday February 04, 2016 @06:38PM Samsung's AdBlock Fast Removed From the Play Store
Monday February 01, 2016 @10:23PM Google To Take 'Apple-Like' Control Over Nexus Phones
Monday February 01, 2016 @10:17AM Exploitable Backhole Accidentally Left In Some MediaTek-based Phones
Sunday January 31, 2016 @04:37PM LG G3 'Snap' Vulnerability Leaves Owners At Risk of Data Theft
Sunday January 31, 2016 @02:19PM Apple Developing Wireless Charging For Mobile Devices
Saturday January 30, 2016 @05:48PM ACLU Sues Anaheim Police For Public Records On Cell Phone Surveillance
Saturday January 30, 2016 @10:46AM WhatsApp Will Get Indicators To Highlight Encrypted Chats
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:57PM iOS App Update Technique Puts Users At Risk
Friday January 29, 2016 @11:39AM Microsoft's Windows Phone Platform Is Dead
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @08:11AM Stingray Case Lawyers: "Everyone Knows Cell Phones Generate Location Data"
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @08:47AM Verizon Offering $650 To Switch To Their Network
Tuesday December 29, 2015 @08:03AM The Reason a Surface Phone Won't Fix Microsoft's Mobile Problem
Sunday December 27, 2015 @07:56PM Microsoft CMO Confirms Development of 'Spiritual Equivalent' of Surface Phone
Sunday December 27, 2015 @04:36PM Switzerland Moves Toward a Universal Phone Charger Standard
Saturday December 26, 2015 @09:47AM Vice: Internet Freedom Is Actively Dissolving In America
Monday December 21, 2015 @03:31PM Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone
Friday December 18, 2015 @07:29PM Sony Creating Sulfur-Based Batteries With 40% More Capacity Than Li-Ion
Thursday December 03, 2015 @09:42AM Cellphones Really Are Not As Good As They Were 10 Years Ago At Making Calls
Monday November 30, 2015 @07:34AM Pursuit of Slenderness May Mean No More Headphone Jack In iPhone 7
Monday November 30, 2015 @07:11AM BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns
Saturday November 28, 2015 @12:32AM Hacker Cracks Lumia Bootloader, Offers Tool For Root Access and Custom ROMs
Thursday November 05, 2015 @02:27PM Sprint Faces Backlash For Adding MDM Software To Devices
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:04AM Google Makes Full-Disk Encryption Mandatory For Some Android 6.0 Devices
Thursday October 22, 2015 @07:10AM Apple Tells US Judge It's 'Impossible' To Break Through Locks On New iPhones
Friday October 09, 2015 @06:18AM Google Helped Cause the Mysterious Increase In 911 Calls SF Asked It To Solve
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @10:27AM From Microsoft, HoloLens VR Dev Kit, New Phones, Continuum
Saturday October 03, 2015 @05:12AM Some Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Smartphones Mysteriously Powering Down
Thursday October 01, 2015 @10:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Thursday October 01, 2015 @07:44AM The Real Cost of Mobile Ads
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @01:02PM Google Shows Off 2 New Nexus Phones, a New Pixel, and More
Monday September 28, 2015 @11:25AM iPhone 6s's A9 Processor Racks Up Impressive Benchmarks
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:19PM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Sunday September 20, 2015 @07:12PM Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack
Saturday September 19, 2015 @02:47PM Google Releases Open Source Plans For Cardboard V2 Virtual Reality Viewer
Saturday September 19, 2015 @02:44PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Android Malware?
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:38AM Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:28AM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Monday August 31, 2015 @06:19AM T-Mobile Starts Going After Heavy Users of Tethered Data
Saturday August 29, 2015 @07:35AM A Courtroom Victory For Microsoft In Cellphone-Related Patent Suit
Friday August 28, 2015 @08:04PM Ask Slashdot: Best Data Provider When Traveling In the US?
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:39PM Former Apple CEO Creates an iPhone Competitor
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:40AM Since-Pulled Cyanogen Update For Oneplus Changes Default Home Page To Bing
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @11:28AM Many Android Users Susceptible To Plug-In Exploit -- And Many Of Them Have It
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:45AM Backwards S-Pen Can Permanently Damage Note 5
Sunday August 23, 2015 @07:49PM In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes
Sunday August 23, 2015 @09:49AM Google Relaxes Handset Makers' Requirements for "Must-Include" Android Apps
Saturday August 22, 2015 @12:33PM Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Saturday August 22, 2015 @09:19AM Apple Launches Free iPhone 6 Plus Camera Replacement Program
Friday August 14, 2015 @05:54PM Commodore Smartphone Hits Trademark Opposition
Thursday August 13, 2015 @03:03PM Ask Slashdot: Best Big Battery Phone?
Thursday August 13, 2015 @07:36AM Don't Hate the Phone Call, Hate the Phone (And the Network)
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @07:39AM Severe Deserialization Vulnerabilities Found In Android, 3rd Party Android SDKs
Monday August 10, 2015 @03:32AM Chinese Tech Companies Building Factories In India
Sunday August 09, 2015 @12:53PM Ask Slashdot: How To Safely Use Older Android Phones?
Sunday August 09, 2015 @11:38AM Verizon To Drop Phone Subsidies
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @11:08AM Behind the Microsoft Write-Off of Nokia
Saturday August 01, 2015 @05:30PM Samsung Woos Developers As It Eyes Tizen Expansion Beyond Smartphones
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @07:58AM OnePlus Announces OnePlus 2 'Flagship Killer' Android Phone With OxygenOS
Saturday July 25, 2015 @08:26AM KDE Community Announces Fully Open Source Plasma Mobile
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @10:55AM Ask Slashdot: Do You Use a Smartphone At Work, Contrary to Policy?
Friday July 17, 2015 @04:54PM Meet "London," Marshall's First Android Smartphone
Thursday July 16, 2015 @06:02AM Nokia Wants To Make Phones Again
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @10:02AM Cell Phone Radiation Emission Tests Assume Use of Belt Clip
Friday July 10, 2015 @10:41AM Ask Slashdot: Measuring (and Constraining) Mobile Data Use?
Friday July 03, 2015 @05:26PM Turing Near Ready To Ship World's First Liquid Metal Android Smartphone
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @11:09AM SMS Co-Inventor Matti Makkonen Dead At 63
Saturday June 27, 2015 @09:27PM iPhone 6S New Feature: Force Touch
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @10:30AM LG Arbitrarily Denying Android Lollipop Update To the G2 In Canada?
Sunday May 31, 2015 @05:13PM An Early Look At Android M's Multi-Window Mode For Tablets
Thursday May 28, 2015 @02:54PM Android M Arrives In Q3: Native Fingerprint Support, Android Pay, 'Doze' Mode
Thursday May 28, 2015 @01:38PM Android M To Embrace USB Type-C and MIDI
Monday May 25, 2015 @10:44AM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant
Thursday May 21, 2015 @01:45PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Dumb Phone?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @09:55AM Pre-Orders Start For Neo900 Open Source Phone
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:26AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @04:10PM Meet the Firmware Lead For Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone (Video)
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @11:42AM China's Tencent Launches Smart Hardware OS To Rival Alibaba
Friday April 24, 2015 @05:46PM Patents Show Google Fi Was Envisioned Before the iPhone Was Released
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:08AM Networking Library Bug Breaks HTTPS In ~1,500 iOS Apps
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:08AM Wi-Fi Attack Breaks iPhones By Locking Them Into an Endless Loop
Monday April 20, 2015 @08:59AM Does Lack of FM Support On Phones Increase Your Chances of Dying In a Disaster?
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:26AM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 05, 2015 @11:10AM Tiny LIDAR Chip Could Add Cheap 3D Sensing to Cellphones and Tablets
Saturday April 04, 2015 @06:31PM Forking Away: OnePlus Introduces Android-Based OxygenOS
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @11:15PM Apple May Start Accepting Android Phones As Trade-Ins
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @11:59AM CIA Tried To Crack Security of Apple Devices
Thursday March 05, 2015 @09:58AM Microsoft Convinced That Windows 10 Will Be Its Smartphone Breakthrough
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Monday February 23, 2015 @01:11AM In Florida, Secrecy Around Stingray Leads To Plea Bargain For a Robber
Sunday February 22, 2015 @01:42PM How Walking With Smartphones May Have Changed Pedestrian Etiquette
Saturday February 21, 2015 @01:17PM Apple Will Let Users Test iOS Beta Versions For the First Time
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:06AM Ten Lies T-Mobile Told Me About My Data Plan
Thursday February 19, 2015 @05:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:51PM Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone
Saturday February 07, 2015 @07:34PM The First Ubuntu Phone Is Here, With Underwhelming Hardware
Thursday February 05, 2015 @04:25PM What Happened To the Photography Industry In 2014?
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:47PM Google Explains Why WebView Vulnerability Will Go Unpatched On Android 4.3
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:11AM For New Yorkers, Cablevision Introduces a Wi-Fi-Centric VoiP Network
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:06PM Micromax Remotely Installing Unwanted Apps and Showing Ads
Friday December 19, 2014 @06:53PM T-Mobile To Pay $90M For Unauthorized Charges On Customers' Bills
Saturday December 13, 2014 @10:50AM Cardboard Hits Half a Million Mark, Gets an SDK
Thursday December 11, 2014 @01:04PM In Iowa, a Phone App Could Serve As Driver's License
Thursday December 11, 2014 @12:42PM Canadian Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Warrantless Cellphone Searches
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:04AM Google Releases Android Studio 1.0, the First Stable Version of Its IDE
Saturday November 29, 2014 @07:06PM A Rift In OnePlus, Cyanogen Relationship
Saturday November 22, 2014 @12:56AM Some Early Nexus 6 Units Returned Over Startup Bug
Friday November 21, 2014 @10:45PM Indian Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Snub Android One Phones
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:25PM Microsoft Aims To Offer Windows 10 Upgrades For All Windows Phone 8 Lumias
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:42AM Popular Smartphones Hacked At Mobile Pwn2Own 2014
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:35AM Android 5.0 'Lollipop' vs. iOS 8: More Similar Than Ever
Saturday November 08, 2014 @07:15AM Start-Up Vsenn Emerges From Stealth With Project Ara Modular Phone Competitor
Friday October 31, 2014 @05:19PM LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:23AM Lenovo Completes Motorola Deal
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @02:36PM Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:28AM 'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand
Monday October 20, 2014 @12:32PM Barometers In iPhones Mean More Crowdsourcing In Weather Forecasts
Saturday October 18, 2014 @12:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @10:17AM Flight Attendants Want Stricter Gadget Rules Reinstated
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:49AM Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @08:29AM Phablet Reviews: Before and After the iPhone 6
Saturday September 20, 2014 @08:32AM Why the iPhone 6 Has the Same Base Memory As the iPhone 5
Thursday September 18, 2014 @04:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:22AM Early iPhone 6 Benchmark Results Show Only Modest Gains For A8
Thursday September 11, 2014 @01:53PM Amazon Instant Video Now Available On Android
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @09:26AM Under the Apple Hype Machine, Amazon Drops Fire Phone Price To 99 Cents
Sunday September 07, 2014 @03:45PM Facebook's Auto-Play Videos Chew Up Expensive Data Plans
Thursday August 28, 2014 @02:45PM Judge Lucy Koh Rejects Apple's Quest For Anti-Samsung Injunction
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @12:20PM California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch
Saturday August 23, 2014 @07:20AM Google Announces a New Processor For Project Ara
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @07:39AM Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @07:36AM Xiaomi's Next OS Looks Strikingly Similar To iOS
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:26AM The Biggest iPhone Security Risk Could Be Connecting One To a Computer
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @07:59AM Samsung Announces Galaxy Alpha Featuring Metal Frame and Rounded Corners
Sunday August 10, 2014 @11:30AM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Saturday August 09, 2014 @05:00PM F-Secure: Xiaomi Smartphones Do Secretly Steal Your Data
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @01:16PM Xiaomi Arrives As Top Smartphone Seller In China
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @03:33PM T-Mobile Smartphones Outlast Competitors' Identical Models
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @07:05PM Google, Linaro Develop Custom Android Edition For Project Ara
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @09:06AM Samsung Delays Tizen Phone Launch
Monday July 28, 2014 @08:54AM Lots Of People Really Want Slideout-Keyboard Phones: Where Are They?
Monday July 28, 2014 @05:38AM Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:55PM Popular Android Apps Full of Bugs: Researchers Blame Recycling of Code
Sunday July 27, 2014 @12:28AM Do Apple and Google Sabotage Older Phones? What the Graphs Don't Show
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:00AM Greenpeace: Amazon Fire Burns More Coal and Gas Than It Should
Friday July 25, 2014 @05:37PM Compromise Struck On Cellphone Unlocking Bill
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:41AM Australian Police Use Telcos For Cell "Tower Dump" of All Connected Users' Data
Monday June 30, 2014 @02:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Sunday June 29, 2014 @12:41PM Overkill? LG Phone Has 2560x1440 Display, Laser Focusing
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:48AM On the Significance of Google's New Cardboard: An Idea Worth Recycling
Friday June 27, 2014 @07:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @11:36AM Supreme Court Rules Cell Phones Can't Be Searched Without a Warrant
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @09:41AM First Phone Out of Microsoft-Nokia -- and It's an Android
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:18AM Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:22AM Google and Microsoft Plan Kill Switches On Smartphones
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @09:55AM Huawei, Vodafone Test Out Hybrid System That Combines LTE and GSM
Monday June 16, 2014 @10:33PM Help Crowd-FOIA Stingray Usage Across America
Sunday June 15, 2014 @05:44PM Amazon's 3D Smartphone As a (Useful) Gimmick
Friday June 13, 2014 @05:11PM European iPhone Chargers Prone To Overheating
Thursday June 12, 2014 @04:05PM Starbuck's Wireless Charging Stations Won't Work With Most Devices
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:25AM Mozilla To Sell '$25' Firefox OS Smartphones In India
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @03:40PM CyanogenMod Domain Hijacked
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @03:34PM HTC To Unlock Smartphones' Bootloader
Thursday June 05, 2014 @10:40AM AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @11:50AM Ask Slashdot: Do 4G World Phones Exist?
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @11:49AM Apple Says Many Users 'Bought an Android Phone By Mistake'
Monday June 02, 2014 @02:11AM A Different Kind of Linux Smartphone: Samsung To Sell Tizen-Based Model Z
Friday May 30, 2014 @07:54PM Google To Close Its American Moto X Factory
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @10:45AM Firefox OS Powered Flame Available For Pre-order; Ships Globally
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @09:19AM Samsung S5 Reports Stress Levels Through Heart Rate Variability Measure
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:24AM After Knocked-Down Damages Claim, Apple Again Seeks to Ban Some Samsung Phones
Friday May 16, 2014 @07:35AM For US Customers, Text Access To 911 Slowly Rolls Out
Thursday May 15, 2014 @04:14PM Apple's Revenge: iMessage Might Eat Your Texts If You Switch To Android
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @08:38AM BlackBerry To Allow Rivals To Manage Its Smartphones
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @10:35AM 7.1 Billion People, 7.1 Billion Mobile Phone Accounts Activated
Tuesday May 06, 2014 @02:58PM The Feature Phone Is Dead: Long Live the 'Basic Smartphone'
Saturday May 03, 2014 @07:23PM Can You Tell the Difference? 4K Galaxy Note 3 vs. Canon 5D Mark III Video
Friday May 02, 2014 @05:46PM iOS 7 Update Silently Removes Encryption For Email Attachments
Thursday May 01, 2014 @02:29PM Canonical (Nearly) Halts Development of Ubuntu For Android
Thursday May 01, 2014 @12:03PM Really, Why Are Smartphones Still Tied To Contracts?
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @07:22AM Why Does Amazon Want To Sell Its Own Smartphone, Anyway
Saturday April 19, 2014 @02:32PM Google's New Camera App Simulates Shallow Depth of Field
Friday April 11, 2014 @08:52PM Wi-Fi Problems Dog Apple-Samsung Trial
Saturday April 05, 2014 @11:17AM CryptoPhone Sales Jump To 100,000+, Even at $3500
Monday March 24, 2014 @05:25PM Ubuntu Phone Isn't Important Enough To Demand an Open Source Baseband
Friday March 21, 2014 @10:30PM Oppo's New Phone Hits 538 PPI
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @09:55AM Brazil Blocks Foreign Mobile Phones
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @07:11PM Apple Demands $40 Per Samsung Phone For 5 Software Patents
Monday March 10, 2014 @09:07PM Ask Slashdot: How Can I Prepare For the Theft of My Android Phone?
Friday March 07, 2014 @03:54PM Firefox OS Will Become the Mobile OS To Beat
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @12:13PM Second Federal 'Kill-switch' Bill Introduced Targeting Smartphone Theft
Thursday February 27, 2014 @01:09PM Sundar Pichai: Android Designed For Openness; Security a Lower Priority
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @01:17PM New iOS Keylogging Vulnerability Discovered
Friday February 21, 2014 @10:47PM Apple Fixes Dangerous SSL Authentication Flaw In iOS
Friday February 21, 2014 @08:03PM Jolla Announces Sailfish OS 1.0
Friday February 21, 2014 @12:42PM Jolla Announces Sailfish OS 1.0
Thursday February 20, 2014 @05:42PM Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability