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Cryptographic bug in Android lets hackers create malicious system apps

Security researchers have found a bug in Android which allows them to create malicious Android apps which appear to be genuine with the correct digital signatures. In computing, digital signatures allow any piece of data, including an app, to be checked to see that it is genuine and actually comes …

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Google Play Edition Samsung Galaxy S4 And HTC One Now Available, Will Start Shipping By July 9

Despite plenty of rumors that attested to the contrary, Google didn’t show off any new Nexus phones at its I/O developer conference. Instead it trotted out a version of the Samsung Galaxy S4 that ran a largely untouched version of Android 4.2, and Google SVP Sundar Pichai followed up with an …

Apple’s iPad Officially Replaces Pilot Flight Bags in All American Airlines Cockpits

- Jun 26, 2013<p>American Airlines has officially become the latest airline to ditch extremely heavy pilot flight bags in favor of Apple’s iPad for all …

Hurry up and put a projector in my phone, Intel

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>For several years now, Intel (s intc) has used its annual Research@Intel event to showcase an interactive projected display. …

How Apple's iOS 7 Changes Everything For App Designers

If you are a mobile <i>developer</i> getting to know what’s new in iOS 7, you’ve actually got it fairly easy. It’s the mobile <i>designers</i> who are banging their heads against the wall.<p>Everything app designers knew about the look and feel of iOS has basically been tossed out the window in iOS 7. Buttons no …

iOS 7 is the essence of less

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.<p>And if simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, iOS 7 is very, very sophisticated.<p>The most powerful man in the room doesn’t need a loud voice. The securely rich don’t need to flaunt their wealth. The cool kids are the ones who aren’t trying to be cool. …

iPhone Phablet on the way? Apple is exploring bigger iPhones with up to 5.7″ screens

While we’ve been hearing quite a bit about Apple’s plans for a cheaper iPhone over the past few months, the company’s plans to go bigger have been more cloudy.<p>Now it sounds like Apple aims to go into phablet territory, a term for giant smartphones over 5-inches that may as well be tablets. Apple is …

Game change: iOS 7 welcoming game controllers is a big deal

With one small feature, iOS 7 might introduce the biggest change in iOS gaming since the App Store.<p>There's something I've wished for on both the iPhone and iPad for years: a true, universal, dedicated game controller. iOS 7 has granted my wish: indeed, one of the small but very significant …

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Apple Quietly Launches New iPod Touch, Claims 100M Units Sold To Date

Apple launched a new entry level iPod Touch early Thursday, and also quietly confirmed that they’ve sold 100 millon of the portable media devices since launching the line in 2007.<p>Both announcements came, well, without announcements of any sort; the new iPod quietly appeared in Apple’s online store …

Android this week: Nexus 7 cloned for $149; Google Edition HTC One; Chrome beta updated

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Small slate shoppers have a new option to choose this week: Hisense debuted a tablet that looks like a Nexus 7. The Sera 7 Pro …

Google Glass's #1 Fan

For an unreleased product whose initial price point (and utility?) remains a disconnect for most people, Google Glass (via Google+ and Twitter) certainly has garnered a boffo share of media attention – good, bad and geeky.<p>In Sunday’s <i>New York Times</i>, two professors examine a new dimension of the …

How Sony and Nintendo can battle the Xbox One

Microsoft's Xbox One is out of the bag, and the next-gen console war's in full swing. So what happens next? Truthfully, the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Wii U are still big boxes of mystery -- even though one's already been out in stores for months.<p>So, how will this new gaming landscape shake out? …

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What is happening to all-in-one PCs? A photo essay

Xbox Reveal: 'One' Console To Rule Them All

Microsoft took the wraps off the Xbox One, its next-generation console today in a multimedia event that offered something thrilling for everyone. And it threw down the gauntlet at rival Sony in a major way, promising not only a state-of-the-art gaming experience, but a device designed to be at the …

CHART OF TODAY: Apple's Surprisingly Steady iTunes Growth

Apple's iTunes business exceeded $4 billion revenue last quarter. Horace Dediu broke down where all the sales are coming from on his site, Asymco. As you can see, it's mostly a mix of content and app sales.<p>The interesting thing, Dediu notes, is that growth has been steady at 29% each quarter. This …

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T-Mobile's iPhone 5 Reviews: LTE Speeds Are Impressive, HD Voice Difference Notable

T-Mobile announced that it will carry the iPhone 5 this morning at its "Uncarrier" event in New York City, alongside new pricing plans. Though the iPhone 5 is not a new device, several media outlets went hands-on with the device after the event to test out the phone's speeds, pricing, and feature …

Your robot army, controlled by Arduino and Bluetooth

Open-source hardware project shrinks Arduino, adds wireless, creates awesome.<p>Soon, you could make everything in your life …

Windows 8 games app updated with Xbox Live messaging alongside SmartGlass improvements

Microsoft is updating a number of its Windows 8 apps this week and the company is now starting to push some Xbox-related changes. The games app, built into Windows 8, is being updated to include Xbox Live messaging support with toast notifications. Microsoft has also tweaked the user interface …

IDC: Smart connected devices surpassed 1 billion device shipments in 2012

According the the IDC, smart connected devices surpassed 1 billion shipments in 2012, with around 1.2 billion devices being shipped worldwide. Smart …

Sony open to letting indie devs charge for early access to PS4 games

Sony is open to the idea of letting indie developers charge for early access to unfinished PlayStation 4 games, reports <i>Joystiq</i>. According to Sony America’s VP of publisher and developer relations Adam Boyes, the company would "absolutely support" buy-in alphas, so long as they don’t "have any bugs …

These Six Regular People Just Got Invited To Use Google Glass

It will be sending out thousands of invites telling these lucky people that they can buy the Google Glass device for $1,500.<p>Google just sent us a list of some of the winners along with the things they will do with Glass once they own a pair. Here's the full email.<p>In February we asked people across …

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 is AT&T's iPhone 5, But It's Not

T-Mobile’s new iPhone 5 – which is launching on the “uncarrier’s” network on April 12th – is the same model of the iPhone 5 that AT&T customers currently enjoy, except that it will be newer and feature AWS (or Advanced Wireless Services), a newer set of frequencies that T-Mobile is using for its …

Digitimes says Apple is working on a 4K TV for either later this year or early next year

According to <i>Digitimes</i>, Apple is planning on launching a TV set either later this year or in early 2014. The site, which has a mixed track record, says that the display is of 4K resolution. Specifically, the report calls for a 3840 x 2160 panel in the TV. While the site says Apple could be working …