Thursday 27 July 2017

Mobile Phones

Mobile Phones

Logging In With Anything but a Password

Logging In With Anything but a Password

Passwords are a pain to remember. What if a quick wiggle of five fingers on a screen could log you in instead? Or speaking a simple phrase?

No 4G networks in USA and UK for now, as study finds new 4G network interferes with 75% of GPS Systems

No 4G networks in USA and UK for now, as study finds new 4G network interferes with 75% of GPS Systems

GPS systems helping governments to locate and auto-track all their citizen’s location and to listen to their surrounding at any time, using GPS installed in mobile phones, cars, tablets, ...

RIM Indonesia chief named suspect in BlackBerry chaos

RIM Indonesia chief named suspect in BlackBerry chaos

Indonesian police named Research In Motion's country director a suspect for negligence Monday after a BlackBerry promotion turned chaotic and left dozens injured and others knocked uncons...

Using smart phone? Your phone calles and SMS's recorded and sending it to others...

Using smart phone? Your phone calles and SMS's recorded and sending it to others...

A piece of software called Carrier IQ has apparently been installed on more than 141 million phones from Samsung, HTC. While the same is true of a lot of software, CarrierIQ is loaded wit...

iPhone 4 burns in flight

iPhone 4 burns in flight

Passengers on a flight from Lismore to Sydney last Friday saw black smoke in the cabin, only to find that the source was a passenger's Apple iPhone 4, which had seemingly combusted mid fl...

Apple Confirms iOS 5 Battery Bug, Promises Fix

Apple Confirms iOS 5 Battery Bug, Promises Fix

Reports of decreased iPhone battery life cropped up late last month in the wake of the iPhone 4S and iOS 5 releases.. Apple confirmed that a bug in iOS 5 is draining iPhone battery life. ...

Solution for iPhone battery drain

Solution for iPhone battery drain

Having initially pointed out customer complaints about subpar battery life in the iPhone 4S? Here is a suggestion:

Apple reportedly investigating iPhone 4S battery drain

Apple reportedly investigating iPhone 4S battery drain

Apple engineers are looking into faster-than-expected battery drain on the company's newest iPhone.

Steve Jobs swore to destroy Android

Steve Jobs swore to destroy Android

Steve Jobs was furious at what he saw as outright copying of Apple's ideas in HTC's Android phones. “I will spend my last dying breath if I need to, and I will spend every penny of Apple’...

The paint's barely dry on Apple's newest iPhone, and rumors are already flying about what the next one

The paint's barely dry on Apple's newest iPhone, and rumors are already flying about what the next one

The next iPhone represents the last project that Steve Jobs was intimately involved with from concept to final design. For that reason, this product will establish the high water mark for...

BlackBerry outage sees fifth of users ready to switch

BlackBerry outage sees fifth of users ready to switch

ONE in five BlackBerry smartphone users is thinking of changing to a different brand because of this week’s global connection problems. Nearly half said they may switch in the future and ...

Problems plague Apple iCloud, iOS 5 launch

Problems plague Apple iCloud, iOS 5 launch

Apple rolled out its new iCloud service and latest mobile software to a chorus of user complaints this week, after glitches led to email access problems and long delays in installation.

HTC unveils Windows 'Mango' handsets

HTC unveils Windows 'Mango' handsets

HTC unveiled its first mobile phones using Microsoft's much-anticipated software platform "Mango" after Apple launched its latest iPhone.

Cloud Computing, Free SMS at Heart of Apple's New iOS5

Cloud Computing, Free SMS at Heart of Apple's New iOS5

Apple unveiled its new iOS5 operating system for its smartphones and tablet PCs. New features, such as iCloud, a cloud-computing service that allows subscribers to store photos and music ...

Millions of BlackBerry Users Cut Off for Third Day

Millions of BlackBerry Users Cut Off for Third Day

Millions of BlackBerry users around the world were left without text communication services for a third day on Wednesday as Research in Motion struggled to fix what it said was a switchin...

iOS 5 mobile software available as a free upgrade for the iPhone 4 and 3GS, iPad and iPod touch

iOS 5 mobile software available as a free upgrade for the iPhone 4 and 3GS, iPad and iPod touch

The iPhone 4S won't be out for a few more days, but those with older devices can start seeing improvements Wednesday. Apple is making its iOS 5 mobile software available as a free upgrad...

New mobile App: How to check if your son is a gay

New mobile App: How to check if your son is a gay

An Android app available in France claims to let you know whether or not ton fils est homo by answering a few simple, stereotypical questions. This isn’t the first gay app to make the new...

Apple to Introduce New IPhone at Oct. 4 Event in California

Apple to Introduce New IPhone at Oct. 4 Event in California

“Let’s talk iPhone,” Apple said in an invitation to the gathering at its headquarters in Cupertino, California.

Microsoft launches web-based Windows Phone Marketplace

Microsoft launches web-based Windows Phone Marketplace

The new web-based Marketplace should help out quite a bit with app discovery and once you find an app you can choose to install it right from the website. There are also options to Like a...