Gabriel Colon

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Yo Has Been Hacked

Quartz reports that developers discovered a security flaw that reveals users' phone numbers.<p>The vulnerability involved the way the app sends messages to its users, taking advantage of an infrastructure issue that leaves the database of users' phone numbers open to anyone capable of sending a …

iOS App OptimizeMe Encourages You To Make The Most Of Your Day

I have so many pastimes that I like to say that my hobby is hobbies. I knit, scrapbook, build miniature dioramas, go on long walks, and take many cat photos that I then spend hours editing in VSCO. Unfortunately, I often let my craft supplies sit idle for weeks while I spend hours surfing the web …

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FORTUNE — There is little doubt that today’s smartphones offer room for improvement. Ubiquitous and beloved though they may be, the portable devices are fragile, offer limited choice, and generate a growing mass of e-waste that’s been called nothing short of a “global time bomb.”<p>Google’s Project …

6 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Your Graphing Calculator

Fun Things to Do on a Graphing Calculator<p>1. Draw something.<p>2. Play games.<p>3. Collect data.<p>4. Upload photos.<p>5. Write full sentences.<p>6. Create and save …

10 things you can do with your old Android phone

Smartphones could be the fastest growing technology we’ve ever seen. More than one in seven people worldwide currently own a smartphone. Some of us have already upgraded our smartphones several times over the years. The technology just keeps advancing and the top manufacturers are adept at …

Farewell Nokia: The rise and fall of a mobile pioneer

You never forget your first cellphone.<p>Mine was the Nokia 5190. By today's standards, it was bulky and embarrassingly lacking in features. It made phone calls and played the game "Snake." Forget a Retina Display; it boasted a monochromatic screen with a green backlight. And how's this for …

Amazon phone reportedly coming with “Prime Data” mobile broadband

Amazon’s(s amzn) smartphone could be an AT&T(s t) exclusive and come with a feature called “Prime Data”. The leaked information was published on …

iPhone 6 concept w/ 5.7″ screen, 3D stereo camera, new features

Yet another iPhone 6 concept. This one, posted by Mindspi Vision, imagines an illuminated bezel, home button, and Apple logo on the back, a 3D stereo camera with optical zoom, an all aluminum body, and a 5.7-inch display. A full video of the renders below:

Raspberry Pi modded into a $160 cellphone

Remember how happy you were when you got your Raspberry Pi project to do, well, <i>anything</i>? Programming savant and photographer David Hunt has merely created a working cellphone with his, complete with video proof (below). The PiPhone consists of a bunch of off-the-shelf parts, like a PiTFT …

Samsung explains the Galaxy S5's "Camera Failed" issue

Last Friday, Samsung and Verizon officially acknowledged the “camera failed” issue that has been affecting a small number of Galaxy S5 customers. Although Samsung has said that it will replace any handsets that succumb to the fault, it doesn’t look like there’s much the company can do to advise …

Alerts over faulty Apple and Samsung handsets

<b>Apple and Samsung have issued alerts about faults on some of their phones.</b><p>Apple has begun a replacement programme for some of its iPhone 5 handsets that have a faulty sleep/wake button.<p>Separately, Samsung has revealed that some of its flagship Galaxy S5 handsets have been shipped with a …

Russian gamer in dramatic collapse after experiencing Oculus Rift

The gamer is trying a rollercoaster demo using the virtual reality headset when a friend delivers him a well-timed shove, provoking a hysterical reaction<p>Footage uploaded to YouTube shows the hilarious moment a <b>Russian</b> games fan falls victim to a prank as he tries a rollercoaster demonstration using …