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Apple Blows Up The Concept Of A Privacy Policy

Three years ago, a common human being interested in the privacy policy of a gadget or service it was using was a rare bird. With the revelation that a large amount of the communications and private data of both foreign nationals and native residents of the U.S. were being collected and scrutinized …

Privacy

Apple continues to market privacy in its battle with Google

As users pour more and more personal information into its products, Apple continues to bolster its credentials as a company that cares about privacy. The iPhone maker has updated its privacy site, adding details about how data is collected for new iOS 9 features like the News app. The site also …

This ‘power router’ can charge your phone from across the room

Battery life is still the number one complaint about smartphones. Searching for outlets and fumbling with cables has become a common daily routine. …

Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor for Apple and Android by Withings

Price: $129.95That bulky setup for blood pressure monitoring will not be required anymore if you have the Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor by …

Blood Pressure

Projecting the Ad Revenue Effect of iOS 9 Content Blocking

Ben Ilfeld and Jake Goldman, in a report for 10up:<p>We invented a hypothetical mid-size publisher based in the United States and reliant on exchange …

John Gruber

Here are the videos you don’t want to miss this week – September 26, 2015

We’re just now wrapping up yet another busy week in the Android world. As we get ready for Google to unveil the new Nexus devices in the next couple days, we thought it would be a good idea to catch you up on some of the best Android-related videos of the week.<p>Both the new Moto 360 and Huawei Watch …

Mobile Technology

UK spy agency snooped on everything users did online -- even porn

We've been well aware that the British spy agency GCHQ was just as guilty as the NSA when it came to overbearing online surveillance, but new documents from former analyst Edward Snowden paint an even more insane picture. The agency's "Karma Police" program (note the irony there) spied on …

This is the smartwatch that luxury brands should be making

A short walk from the sounds and screens of Sony's heaving IFA booth, a handful of the company's employees have a small stand of their very own. On it, they're showcasing the Wena Wrist, a smartwatch side-project the small team has successfully crowdfunded through Sony's First Flight platform for …

Hands-on with Samsung's clever Keyboard Cover for phones

One of the biggest surprises announced at today's blowout Samsung media event was also one of the smallest gadgets: An $80 accessory called the Keyboard Cover. As the name suggests, it's a cover that also lets you add physical keys to the Galaxy Note 5, S6 Edge+, and the smaller Galaxy S6 phones. …

Mirror your Android device on your Mac or PC with Vysor

There are plenty of ways to mirror your smartphone onto your desktop, but none are as apparently easy (or snappy) as this one. Vysor has been cooked-up by AllCast creator Koush as a seamless way to mirror your Android device's display onto a Windows, Linux or Mac computer. All you'll need to do is …

'Warrant canaries': a subtle hint that your email provider is compromised

Since the Snowden revelations, the market for privacy-oriented services has only grown – indeed, it’s likely that it will keep growing. We’re not at peak surveillance, but we’re way past peak indifference to surveillance.<p>Running a privacy service comes with two distinct technical challenges: the …

Surveillance

Could BlackBerry be back? Gorgeous leaked phone to run Android

OK, so we’ve seen plenty of leaked renders of BlackBerry’s Android phone but they’ve all been missing something: The iconic BlackBerry physical …

Mobile Technology

Apple no longer dominates the tablet market it created

When the iPad first came out in spring 2010, tablets were a rarity. Of course, Microsoft and some of its PC partners had experimented with PCs in a touch-screen slate format, but those tablets never took off.<p>A year later, Apple was selling about 10 million iPads per quarter, and other manufacturers …

Samsung has a radical idea to bring back the flip phone

Flip phones used to rule the world. Just ask Motorola: Its clamshell phone, the Razr, was one of the most popular phones of the last decade, selling more than 130 million units during its four-year run.<p>Samsung might end up capitalizing on that nostalgia. Though its mobile business is struggling at …

Galaxy Note 5 major specs and press image revealed by @evleaks

Gone are the days when Samsung was capable of keeping its wares under covers until the big reveal. The Galaxy Note 5 and the Galaxy S6 Edge Plus have been leaking profusely and now ongoing inside info purveyor Evan Blass just opened the tap a little more.<p><i>@evleaks</i> published what appear to be press …

Phones

Microsoft reveals some unexpected plans for Windows 10

"Our ambition for Windows 10 is to broaden our economic opportunity through three key levers: an original equipment manufacturer ('OEM') ecosystem that creates exciting new hardware designs for Windows 10; our own commitment to the health and profitability of our first-party premium device …

How A Powerful Criminal Network Infiltrated The Bank Of England

Detectives bugging the phone of a businessman suspected of laundering millions for organised crime gangs heard him romancing the wife of a Bank of England insider to glean highly sensitive information. A BuzzFeed News investigation lifts the lid on a security scandal that the police and MI5 tried …

Corruption

Windows Phone has failed - but Acer thinks it will succeed with Windows 10 smartphones

By Jamie Hinks<p>Acer has been knocking out PCs for as long as we can remember and now wants to become a big player in the smartphone space with as many …

Windows 10

The one big problem with Windows 10

You're going to love it.<p>But Windows 10 isn't just designed to run on laptops and desktops. Soon, it will power all kinds of devices, including augmented reality headsets, tablets, and phones.<p>It's the last one that's going to be the biggest challenge for Microsoft. As good as Windows 10 is, …

Standing up at the gates of hell: CrowdStrike CEO George Kurtz

It’s not every day that a company can compel hackers to give up. Yet that’s exactly what CrowdStrike managed to do earlier this year.<p>CEO and …

T-Mobile’s iPhone 6s and Apple Music offer just changed the game again

It looks like T-Mobile is going all out to win over iPhone fans. The “Un-carrier” announced on Tuesday that customers can now trade in their current …

T-Mobile

Android phones can be hacked with a simple text

Android phones can get infected by merely receiving a picture via text message, according to research published Monday.<p>This is likely the biggest smartphone flaw ever discovered. It affects an estimated 950 million phones worldwide -- about 95% of the Androids in use today.<p>The problem stems from …

Android Phones

Samsung's new monitor will wirelessly charge your smartphone

Consumer electronics makers have tried for years to make computer monitors more attractive by adding in things which few folks cared about, such as …

10 ways hackers could theoretically kill you

There's a dark side to everything going digital. As if worrying about artificial intelligence taking over the human race or ISIS wasn't enough to …

There are 3 main reasons why hackers can't beat Apple Pay’s security

Reuters Pictures<p>Hackers always enjoy a product launch, and for good reason. Come the public release of any new smartphone, app, or service, hackers …

Police bust huge hacker black market

On Wednesday, police around the world coordinated a major bust, closing down a massive, highly-guarded black market for hackers.<p>Darkode, the shuttered black market, was a website where hackers would trade their dangerous wares.<p>Criminals would swap huge batches of stolen data. Identity thieves would …

U.S. Department of Justice