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Company faces lawsuit alleging $5m damages for feature which uses mobile data when Wi-Fi is underperforming<p>Apple is facing a $5m lawsuit over a feature in the new version of iOS which uses mobile data when Wi-Fi connectivity is weak.<p>The feature, named “Wi-Fi assist”, senses when there are problems …

Wi-Fi

Samsung said to plan smartphone-leasing program

Samsung is reportedly planning to borrow another page from Apple's smartphone playbook.<p>The South Korean electronics giant is planning to introduce a program that will lease its flagship Galaxy smartphones to customers in the US market, like the one Apple introduced earlier this month, an industry …

Customers

I only bought the iPhone 6S because it's available in rose gold

Rose gold is having a moment, and I am all in<p>I don’t need a new phone. My 11 month old iPhone 6 Plus works perfectly fine, easily getting me through a day’s worth of work without any issues. The camera is the best I’ve ever had on a phone. The battery life is still amazing, usually ending up with …

Court of appeals states lower court abused its right of discretion in blocking Apple from stopping Samsung sales of smartphones in the US<p>Apple should have been awarded an injunction against Samsung in their long-running smartphone patent war, the US court of appeals ruled on Thursday.<p>The court of …

Washington D.C.

The Air Force will have combat lasers on its war planes by 2020

The Army has its HEL-MD (not to mention is working on GI Joe-style rifles and minesweepers); the Navy put a battleship-mounted railgun aboard the USS Ponce; and within the next five years, the Air Force expects to have laser weapons of its very own. These armaments, dubbed directed-energy weapons …

Military

Should you upgrade to an iPhone 6S? Watch this first

Should I upgrade to the newest iPhone or not? For many, this is one of the toughest tech decisions they’ll face this year. Apple just announced two …

Mobile Technology

9 Ways to Make Your Old iPhone Work Faster and Last Longer

Before you buy that new iPhone, read this.<p>The death of cell phone contracts may be great for consumers tired of being locked into a two-year …

Apple iOS 9 fixes serious AirDrop vulnerability

A researcher has revealed how a vulnerability within the AirDrop service can be exploited to compromise a victim's Apple device.<p>The revelation coincides with the arrival of the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system. Released Wednesday, iOS 9 fixes that serious security flaw, making it …

Information Security

Tech companies Stand with Ahmed, offer the young inventor opportunities

14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed and his homemade clock have sparked passion and support from thousands of people who believe he was unfairly arrested after bringing his invention to his classroom at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas.<p>His innovation has also caught the eye of tech companies that are …

Android security flaw lets attackers in using a large password

There have been plenty of security holes involving mobile device lock screens, but a recently discovered Android flaw may give you more reasons than usual to be cautious. The technique bypasses the lock screen on most versions of Android Lollipop by crashing it with any large-enough password -- all …

Android News