Mobile
Mobile

New AceDeceiver iOS malware could fuel a new generation of iPhone and iPad exploits

Just when you thought your iPhone and iPad were safe from malware, in comes AceDeceiver. This is a new kind of malware that exploits Apple's DRM mechanism using the FairPlay Man-In-The-Middle (MITM) technique on non-jailbroken iOS devices.
Mobile

No one, Tim Cook declares, ‘Should have a key that turns a billion locks.’

Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed the implications of the FBI's request that Apple create a backdoor for law enforcement to hack into the San Bernardino terrorist's iPhone 5C. He touches on privacy, encryption, and security.
Mobile

Want to encrypt your email? ProtonMail is finally out on iOS and Android

The popular encrypted email service has arrived on iOS and Android, after being in closed beta since last August. ProtonMail has also opened registration to the public for free.
Emerging Tech

Great Scott! Nike’s HyperAdapt 1.0 self-tying shoes will debut on November 28

Sportswear company Nike has debuted the world's first pair of self-tying shoes, evoking an iconic scene from the enduring '80s film Back to the Future Part II. They'll go on sale to members of the company's Nike+ community on November 28.
Computing

You can buy the Windows 10 powered Samsung TabPro S tomorrow, for $900

Like your tablets light and your OS heavy? Samsung's new Galaxy tablet steps across the aisle into the Windows world, and after a brief delay, it's available for a base price of under a thousand bucks.
Mobile

Prepare your Lumia phones! Microsoft's Windows 10 Mobile update is finally here

Microsoft is finally rolling out Windows 10 to your Windows smartphone, creating a unified, seamless, cross-platform experience across all your Windows devices. The update is available on select Windows 8.1 devices.
Gaming

Nintendo makes mobile debut in Japan with Miitomo, My Nintendo

Nintendo's debut mobile app Miitomo has launched alongside the company's new My Nintendo service, giving members access to exclusive rewards, games, and other bonuses for registering purchases and completing online tasks.
Computing

Google security pro Tavis Ormandy calls Verizon’s anti-virus certification “meaningless”

Google's Tavis Ormandy, who regularly discloses vulnerabilities in anti-virus software, has claimed that Verizon-affiliated certificates for anti-virus are missing important bugs in software.
Mobile

AMOLED panel production continues to rise, possibly for the iPhone next year

Apple may be in talks with various display suppliers to build OLED panels for the iPhone 8, according to new reports. Samsung, LG and Japan Display are all attached to the project, according to rumors.
Android

The Nextbit Robin version for Verizon and Sprint has been cancelled

Bad news for Cloud smartphone lovers. The Nextbit Robin for Verizon and Sprint has been cancelled, and all related preorders will be refunded due to unexpected difficulties in the CDMA approval process.
Wearables

Company co-founder Steve Wozniak blasts the Apple Watch in AMA

Speaking to Reddit users during an AMA, Steve Wozniak has offered up some criticism of the Apple Watch, as well as praising the efforts of the company's CEO Tim Cook.
Mobile

Best app deals of the day! 10 paid iPhone apps on sale for a limited time

Everyone likes free apps, but sometimes the best ones are a bit expensive. Now and then, developers put paid apps on sale for a limited time, but you have to snatch them up fast. Here are the latest and greatest apps on sale in the iOS App…
Mobile

Apple picks apart FBI’s ‘reckless’ and ‘uninformed’ argument in scathing new brief

In a court filing, Apple rejected the government's legal arguments for compelling it to unlock the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone. It characterized the FBI's order as a violation of its free speech rights.
Emerging Tech

See how fast these criminals install a machine ready to steal your credit card details

In a video released by Miami Police, we see how quick and easy it is for criminals to install a card skimmer to a point-of-sale terminal, potentially ready to steal your credit card information. How fast? Less than 8-seconds.
Wearables

If you have to ask, you probably can't afford Samsung's de Grisogono Gear S2 watch

Samsung's teamed up with jewelry designer de Grisogono to produce a limited edition, super flash version of the Gear S2 smartwatch. Covered in gold and diamonds, Samsung's keeping quiet about the price, which probably means we can't afford…
Cars

Uber’s new Family Profiles service lets you pay for up to 10 people’s rides

Uber has launched a new service called Family Profiles in Atlanta, Dallas, and Phoenix. Designed primarily for parents and children, the feature allows up to 10 riders to share one payment method.
Mobile

Twitter’s new Windows 10 Mobile app retains dark theme, adds camera support

Twitter has launched its app to Windows 10 Mobile to coincide with the release of the operating system itself. The new app takes advantage of Microsoft's Universal Windows Platform, enabling it to adapt depending on screen size.
Mobile

NYCLU raises privacy qualms about LinkNYC’s Wi-Fi hotspots

Phone booths are being converted into free public Wi-Fi hotspots -- but how safe are they? The NYCLU says data the Link hubs collect carry "a risk of security breaches and unwarranted NYPD surveillance."