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How to use Substratum and Andromeda to install custom themes on Android Oreo devices without root

Last month it was discovered that with the release of Android 8.0 Oreo, users would be able to theme the operating system’s UI without the need to root their handsets. With the use of the Substratum theming engine, users can use Android’s Overlay Manager Service (OMS) to change up the look of …

Google Play

With the fall of Aleppo, the West has lost control in the Middle East – and it will haunt us for decades

It is September 2012 and I am at the National Security Council in Downing Street. David Cameron is chairing a discussion about military options in Syria. Almost 40,000 civilians have been killed and thousands are displaced. The Chief of the Defence Staff explains how to establish a no-fly zone on …

French company sues Apple for the good of the internet

Apple is facing a new lawsuit that was filed this Friday by a French open-source software maker that says its launching the lawsuit to get developers better HTML5 support on iOS.<p>In a blog post detailing its reasons for suing Apple, the French company says it considered recommending clients stop …

App Store

Police: Intoxicated woman crashed funeral and attempted to ‘get the body out of the casket’

By Peter Holley<p>Peter Holley<p>Technology reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>It’s one thing to crash a party. It’s quite another to crash a funeral.<p>And, well, it’s something else entirely to attempt to remove a body from a coffin in front of aghast family members.<p>Police in Columbia, Tenn., said that’s exactly …

Crime

Apple’s rumored car project hits a speed bump amid reports of massive layoffs

Once again, Apple’s car plans appear to be in flux. According to a new report from <i>The New York Times</i>, Apple is completely rethinking its plans in the …

Apple

I can’t wait to see Apple’s silly explanation for the iPhone 7’s camera

I am an iPhone user, and I think the iPhone 7 will be the best smartphone for iOS fans come this fall. Apple’s next-gen smartphones may have the same …

Mobile Technology

Mobile news apps are dying, but texting is the future, Purple CEO says

Purple runs a messenger bot that texts its users with news about politics, tech and (how meta!) other bots.<p>Unless you work for Snapchat or Uber, people probably aren’t downloading your app.<p>On the latest episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, Purple CEO Rebecca Harris said media companies should take a …

Apps

Most people don’t trust the news they get from social media

Just 4 percent of people trust social media “a lot” when it comes to information.<p>Most American adults don’t get their news from social media, and those who do don’t really trust what they’re getting.<p>That’s according to new data from Pew Research published Thursday that analyzed the news consumption …

Senate blocks bill on barring money for sanctuary cities

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate has blocked a measure that would bar federal funds from sanctuary cities, a contentious election-year vote on …

Your smartwatch is revealing your ATM PIN to hackers

A new study from Stevens Institute of Technology suggests your smartwatch might not be as secure as you’d think – and it might be giving away your ATM PIN code.<p>According to the researchers, the danger comes from the motion sensors embedded in wearable devices like smartwatches and fitness …

Research

Hillary Clinton's private email use isn't shocking – and that's the problem | Susan McGregor

In a culture where information security is treated as an afterthought rather than a core value, it’s all too common for officials to circumvent the system<p>If there is any significant lesson to take away from the FBI’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of private email servers to conduct …

Millions of SE Asian jobs may be lost to automation in next two decades: ILO

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - More than half of workers in five Southeast Asian countries are at high risk of losing their jobs to automation in the next two decades, an International Labour Organization study found, with those in the garments industry particularly vulnerable.<p>Humanoid robots work side by …

Take a look at Samsung’s insane Galaxy S7 edge billboard [Video]

We all know that Samsung likes to do crazy stuff of all kinds. From its immense product lineup down to some of the keynotes held in recent history and even Galaxy S5 airport terminals, the Korean giant has shown that it is not afraid to do things a little out of the ordinary.<p>Today, however, Samsung …

Airports

Techies Are Backing Political Losers, Research Shows

Lousy ROI, folks.<p>Tech execs can make lousy political bets.<p>Consider entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter Thiel, who made a $2 million contribution to CARLY (Conservative Authentic Responsive Leadership for You and America), the Super PAC supporting Carly Fiorina’s candidacy. The donation, made …

Uninstalling Facebook app saves up to 15% of iPhone battery life

Facebook,iPhone,iPhone 6S,iOS,Apps,Social networking,Social media,Technology,Media,Smartphones,Software,Mobile phones,Apple,Mobile phones,Internet, phones & broadband,Money,Consumer affairs<p>Testing reveals Facebook iOS app drains battery life, even when it isn’t being used, and that using Safari …

Social Media

Apple takes its eye off the ball: Why Apple fans are really coming to hate Apple software

There always have been two great virtues in Apple's policy of keeping the development of hardware and core software in-house: their seamless integration with each other and their quality.<p>Lately, however, these virtues have started to disappear. The last few weeks have seen an explosion of …

Apple

Hillary Clinton’s Tone-Deaf Racial Pandering

Hillary Clinton’s minority outreach over the last week has rekindled the idea that she is a candidate who is out of touch, particularly when it comes …

Hillary Clinton

Apple wants to squeeze $180 million more from rival Samsung in another patent battle

Earlier this month, Apple won a protracted patent battle with Samsung that ended with the Korean device manufacturer coughing up $548 million into …

U.S. Federal Courts

Tim Cook throws more shade at Google because Apple can’t win the classroom

Once he and his company is threatened by an outsider, Apple’s Tim Cook heads straight to the press and drops a quote that gets attention. The latest …

Voices: 6 things white allies need to know

The annual Students of Color Conference, the 27th of which was held last month, provides a space for students of color and their allies to discuss a variety of topics. The content is far-ranging, and includes things like ethnic caucuses and the impact of Eurocentric beauty.<p>The conference, held by …

Race & Ethnicity

EE proposes restrictions on mobile adverts

Chief executive Olaf Swantee launches strategic review over measure against 'intrusive or crass' ads that 'can drive people crazy'<p>EE, Britain’s biggest mobile operator, is considering introducing technology that will hand smartphone users the power to control the advertising they see online, in a …

September data shows sharpest iOS market share drop in months as Android gains

Apple’s new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus were on sale for nearly a week in September, but that seemingly wasn’t enough time to curb the platform’s …

Mobile

Apple yanks iFixit app from the store, bans developer account in response to Apple TV teardown

The electronics repair site iFixit says that after it published its detailed teardown of the upcoming Apple TV hardware, Apple reached out to say that the company had violated the developer agreement and revoked the account that was used to obtain the device.<p>The iFixit app, which was previously …

Gender gap widens in cyber security field long dominated by men

BOSTON (Reuters) - Women account for just one out of 10 cyber security professionals, as the gender gap widened over two years in a male-dominated field with a drastic workforce shortage, a survey showed.<p>A man types on a computer keyboard in Warsaw in this February 28, 2013 illustration file …

Chinese industry suffers worst drop in profits for four years

Profits earned by Chinese industrial companies fell in August at the sharpest rate in four years.<p>Official figures show a drop of 8.8 percent compared to last year. For the first eight months of the year profits were down 1.9 percent.<p>The latest sign of weakness in the world’s second largest economy …

iPhone 6s overheating issue arises, affecting camera flash performance

The iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are already in the hands of millions of consumers, and while Apple has taken various steps to address iPhone 6 …

Mobile Technology

Blackphone 2, the super-secure Android phone is now on sale

If you’ve been looking for a smartphone with increased security for your next device, it might finally be here. Silent Circle has opened orders for the Blackphone 2 in North America today.<p>For $799, you’ll get the second-generation Blackphone which features a 5.5″ 1080p display, LTE connectivity, …

Apple iPhone 6s Won't Bend in Your Pocket, but Don't Drop It Face Down on the Sidewalk

Apple banishes the ghost of "Bendgate" with its new, sturdier iPhone 6s and 6s Plus enclosure.<p>Apple has exorcised the ghost of “Bendgate” with its new iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, according to an independent series of tests conducted over the weekend by SquareTrade Labs.<p>The San Francisco company, which …

Samsung will pay your installment plan until 2016 if you buy a Galaxy phone (US only)

Competition is fierce in the mobile industry and Samsung is really urging to sell some devices! So much that they are willing to pay part of the phone if you switch to any of their latest handsets! Interested? Of course you are.<p>Here’s how it works. Eligible users are those who buy a Samsung Galaxy …

EvilFOCA – Network Attack Toolkit

Evil Foca is a network attack toolkit for penetration testing professionals and security auditors whose purpose it is to test security in IPv4 and …