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Alcatel OneTouch working to issue Stagefright patch for the Idol 3

Sometime next week, Alcatel OneTouch will push a security update to its flagship device. The Idol 3 will receive a software update “on or around …

Mobile

Apple job listing hints that “exciting new mobile products” are coming to Android

The days in which Apple completely neglects Android’s existence are coming to an end. This fall, Apple Music will be streaming on Android devices. …

Apple Music

Samsung announces new Android security update process, promises over-the-air patches ‘about once per month’

Samsung today announced a new Android security update process that will provide timely protection from security vulnerabilities on its mobile devices. The company plans to fast-track security patches over the air and promises the updates will be released regularly, “about once per month.”<p>Although …

South Korea

Intel targets gamers with sixth-gen 'Skylake' CPU launch

With mobile annihilating the mainstream PC industry, Intel knows gaming is buttering its bread. The chip giant launched its sixth-generation "Skylake" desktop processors today with two enthusiast quad-core models: the Core i7-6700K and i5-6600K. The 14-nanometer chips are unlocked for maximum …

Beats 1 could be followed by five more Apple radio stations

Apple’s 24/7 global Beats 1 radio station might be the best part about the company’s new music service, but it may soon face competition on its own turf.<p>The Verge reports that Apple has licenses for up to five more stations without the need for renegotiating terms with record labels. That opens up …