Kyle Verdin

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The five reasons why Android is killing Apple

Despite Apple’s best attempts to rejuvenate its stale software, and for all it’s glitz and glamour, I don’t believe that iOS 7 will change the current balance of power. My reasoning: because it fails to address key issues which separate Apple and Android.<p>I know some people will argue that Apple …

Sony XTRUD concept Android smartphone would let users perform hardware upgrades

A designer proposes an out-of-the-box Android smartphone design, which would let the user easily upgrade various internal components, replace broken parts, but also personalize the overall appearance of the hadnset.<p>The Sony XTRUD, imagined by designer Francois Rybarczyk, is the device in question, …

What's Next for Clearwire, Sprint, Softbank and Dish

SoftBank: Our Sprint bid is better for this reason -- TD-LTE

SoftBank CEO says its use of and experience with TD-LTE, a variant of LTE, would dramatically improve Sprint's LTE efforts and give it a superior offering in the U.S. market.<p>Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son says his company's $20.1 billion acquisition offer is best for Sprint, even though Dish Nework's …

What’s in a ‘G’? Why terms like 5G and LTE-Advanced are important

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / dslaven<p>I’ve used a lot of digital column inches railing against the mobile industry and tech media’s …

Facebook's outmoded Web crypto opens door to NSA spying

"Realistically, right now, breaking 1,024-bit RSA should be considered well within reach by leading nations. This is unsatisfactory as the default security level of the Internet." <br />--Eran Tromer, professor, Tel Aviv University

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