Slashdot Items Tagged "cellphones"

Date / Time Story
Thursday May 24, 2018 @06:30PM Android Creator Puts Essential Up For Sale, Cancels Next Phone
Tuesday May 22, 2018 @09:14PM FBI Repeatedly Overstated Encryption Threat Figures To Congress, Public
Monday May 21, 2018 @07:23PM The Toughest (And Weakest) Phones Currently On the Market
Sunday May 20, 2018 @03:16PM 'TeenSafe' Phone Monitoring App Leaked Thousands of User Passwords
Saturday May 19, 2018 @11:04PM The Verge Goes Hands-On With the 'Wildly Ambitious' RED Hydrogen One Smartphone
Saturday May 19, 2018 @08:47PM People Hate Canada's New 'Amber Alert' System
Saturday May 19, 2018 @08:27PM Pentagon-Funded Project Will 'Solve' Cellphone Identity Verification Within Two Years
Saturday May 19, 2018 @02:13PM 40 Cellphone-Tracking Devices Discovered Throughout Washington
Thursday May 17, 2018 @06:32PM With Steam Link App, Your Smartphone Can Be An Imperfect Gaming Monitor
Thursday May 17, 2018 @05:11PM Cell Phone Tracking Firm Exposed Millions of Americans' Real-time Locations
Wednesday May 16, 2018 @04:16PM OnePlus 6 Launched With 6.28-inch Display, Snapdragon 845 CPU, and Headphone Jack
Monday May 14, 2018 @08:25PM Lenovo Teases a True All-Screen Smartphone With No Notch
Friday May 11, 2018 @10:48PM US Appeals Court Rules Border Agents Need Suspicion To Search Cellphones
Tuesday May 01, 2018 @04:45PM Facebook's Phone-Free, Wireless 'Oculus Go' VR Headset Is Released Today
Friday April 27, 2018 @07:05PM Blue Light Like That From Smartphones Linked To Some Cancers, Study Finds
Tuesday April 24, 2018 @07:07PM Ask Slashdot: Best Cell Phone Carrier In the US?
Monday April 23, 2018 @05:25PM Surface Phone Speculation Spurred By New Phone APIs In Windows
Friday April 20, 2018 @08:39PM New iPhone SE Could Launch In May With Touch ID and A10 Fusion, Without 3.5mm Headphone Jack
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:42PM Google Is 'Pausing' Work On Allo In Favor 'Chat,' An RCS-Based Messaging Standard
Thursday April 19, 2018 @11:10PM ZTE Exports Ban May Mean No Google Apps, a Death Sentence For Its Smartphones
Thursday April 19, 2018 @02:36PM Comcast's New Wireless Service Goes Live For Current Xfinity Subscribers
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @07:18PM Google's Phone App Is Getting the Power To Send Spam Calls Straight To Voicemail
Wednesday April 11, 2018 @05:01PM The Personality Traits That Put You At Risk For Smartphone Addiction
Tuesday April 10, 2018 @05:40PM LG's Upcoming 'G7 ThinQ' Smartphone To Feature Almost-Bezel-Less Display With Notch, Launch On May 2nd
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:14PM 'Big Brother' In India Requires Fingerprint Scans For Food, Phones, Finances
Saturday April 07, 2018 @08:05PM Ask Slashdot: Do You Miss Windows Phone?
Thursday April 05, 2018 @12:09AM Slashdot Asks: Should Android OEMs Adopt the iPhone's Notch?
Monday April 02, 2018 @05:23PM Google Is Considering Launching a Mid-Range Pixel Phone This Summer, Claims Report
Friday March 30, 2018 @09:24PM Two Studies Find 'Clear Evidence' That Cellphone Radiation Causes Cancer In Rats
Friday March 30, 2018 @04:56PM Huawei Commits To Bringing Its Products To the US Despite Government Security Concerns
Wednesday March 28, 2018 @07:24PM Verizon Plans To Launch a Palm Smartphone Later This Year
Sunday March 25, 2018 @01:06AM Facebook Scraped Call, Text Message Data For Years From Android Phones
Saturday March 24, 2018 @01:21AM How Technology Caught the Austin Serial Bomber
Friday March 23, 2018 @04:17PM Some Galaxy S9/S9+ Units Have Large Dead Zones On the Touchscreen
Thursday March 22, 2018 @07:33PM World's Largest Animal Study On Cell Tower Radiation Confirms Cancer Link
Wednesday March 21, 2018 @10:42PM Best Buy Stops Selling Huawei Smartphones
Tuesday March 20, 2018 @04:40PM There Are Still 100,000 Pay Phones In the US
Saturday March 17, 2018 @02:51AM North Carolina Police Obtained Warrants Demanding All Google Users Near Four Crime Scenes
Thursday March 15, 2018 @12:56AM Samsung Will Begin Offering Same-Day Repairs On Galaxy Phones This Week
Monday March 12, 2018 @07:08PM ACLU Sues TSA Over Electronic Device Searches
Friday March 09, 2018 @05:19PM Android Beats iOS In Smartphone Loyalty, Study Finds
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @04:40PM Android P Drops Support For Nexus Phones, Pixel Tablet
Wednesday March 07, 2018 @04:31PM FBI Again Calls For Magical Solution To Break Into Encrypted Phones
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:45PM Bad iPhone Notches Are Happening To Good Android Phones
Sunday March 04, 2018 @03:03PM New LTE Attacks Can Snoop On Messages, Track Locations, and Spoof Emergency Alerts
Monday February 26, 2018 @05:38PM Microsoft Starts Selling Lumia Windows Phones Again
Monday February 26, 2018 @04:47PM Pop-Up Cameras Could Soon Be a Mobile Trend
Monday February 26, 2018 @12:52AM Samsung Announces the Galaxy S9 With a Dual Aperture Camera, AR Emojis
Sunday February 25, 2018 @02:15AM Worldwide Smartphone Shipments Down For First Time Ever
Friday February 23, 2018 @06:05PM Apple Devices At California Repair Center Keep Calling 911
Thursday February 22, 2018 @05:30PM Nearly Half of Parents Worry Their Child Is Addicted To Mobile Devices, Study Finds
Wednesday February 21, 2018 @06:01PM Apple In Talks To Buy Cobalt Directly From Miners
Tuesday February 20, 2018 @06:24PM Samsung To Cut OLED Production Due To Poor iPhone X Sales
Thursday February 15, 2018 @05:29PM France's Telecom Regulator Thinks Net Neutrality Should Also Apply To Devices
Saturday February 10, 2018 @03:25PM Researchers Are Developing An Algorithm That Makes Smartphones Child-Proof
Saturday February 10, 2018 @05:13AM Rejoice: Samsung's Next Flagship Smartphone Looks To Keep the Headphone Jack Alive
Monday February 05, 2018 @05:42PM Android Oreo Passes 1 Percent Adoption After 5 Months, Nougat Finally Takes First Place
Sunday February 04, 2018 @01:27PM Finland Will Introduce a Mobile 'Driver's License' App
Friday February 02, 2018 @10:33PM Hawaii Missile Alert Worker Fired, Will Sue State for Defamation
Friday February 02, 2018 @09:50PM NIH Study Links Cellphone Radiation To Cancer In Male Rats
Friday February 02, 2018 @01:03AM LG Settles Bootloop Lawsuit With $425 Cash Or a $700 Rebate Toward a New LG Phone
Tuesday January 30, 2018 @05:24PM Verizon Drops Plans To Sell Huawei Phones Due To US Government Pressure
Sunday January 28, 2018 @10:24PM Trump Team Considers Nationalizing America's 5G Network
Thursday January 25, 2018 @07:14PM Jack White Bans Cellphones At Concerts For '100% Human Experience'
Thursday January 25, 2018 @01:22AM Study Links Decline In Teenagers' Happiness To Smartphones
Saturday January 20, 2018 @12:06AM EFF: Thousands of People Have Secure Messaging Clients Infected By Spyware
Thursday January 18, 2018 @09:13PM Google Releases Fix For Chromecast Wi-Fi Crashes
Tuesday January 16, 2018 @06:49PM Many Enterprise Mobile Devices Will Never Be Patched Against Meltdown, Spectre
Monday January 15, 2018 @05:43PM OnePlus Customers Report Credit Card Fraud After Buying From the Company's Website
Sunday January 14, 2018 @03:26PM Text Message Scammer Gets Five Years in Prison
Saturday January 13, 2018 @09:14PM Fake 'Inbound Missile' Alert Sent To Every Cellphone in Hawaii
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @06:46PM Future Samsung Phones Will Have a Working FM Radio Chip
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @05:36PM Samsung Will Unveil the Galaxy S9 Next Month At Mobile World Congress
Wednesday January 10, 2018 @01:29AM 'I Tried the First Phone With An In-Display Fingerprint Sensor'
Monday January 08, 2018 @06:26PM AT&T Pulls Out of Deal To Sell China's Huawei Phones In the US
Sunday January 07, 2018 @03:59AM Would You Use a Smartphone-Style Laptop With a Three-Day Battery Life?
Thursday January 04, 2018 @05:46PM White House Bans Use of Personal Devices From West Wing
Thursday December 28, 2017 @04:03PM HTC, Motorola Say They Don't Slow Old Phones Like Apple Does
Tuesday December 26, 2017 @05:00PM Is Google Home Fit For Elderly and Disabled Users?
Saturday December 23, 2017 @09:49PM Fleeing Google's Apps and iOS, Mandrake Linux Creator Launches 'eelo' Project
Wednesday December 20, 2017 @04:33PM Apple Confirms iPhone With Older Batteries Will Take Hits On Performance
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @07:34PM Ask Slashdot: Are There Any Alternatives To Android Or iOS?
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @05:35PM Your Phone May Send You 'Blue Alerts' To Warn You When Local Police Are In Danger
Tuesday December 19, 2017 @04:59PM 'Loapi' Cryptocurrency Mining Malware Is Causing Phone Batteries To Bulge
Friday December 15, 2017 @06:47PM Don't Keep Cellphones Next To Your Body, California Health Department Warns
Friday December 15, 2017 @04:02PM Canadian Cellphone Bills Are Some of the Highest In the World, Says Report
Monday December 11, 2017 @08:20PM France To Ban Mobile Phones In Schools
Tuesday December 05, 2017 @05:36PM Qualcomm Announces Latest Snapdragon 845 Processor
Monday December 04, 2017 @02:09AM Should Apple Share iPhone X Face Data With App Developers?
Saturday December 02, 2017 @08:23PM 'App Truthers' Question the Accuracy of the Domino's Pizza Tracker
Friday December 01, 2017 @07:40PM Volunteers Around the World Build Surveillance-Free Cellular Network Called 'Sopranica'
Friday December 01, 2017 @05:23PM Controversial Study Claims 'Smartphone Addiction' Alters the Brain
Monday November 27, 2017 @07:02PM The Pixel 2's Dormant 'Visual Core' Chip Gets Activated In Latest Android Developer Preview
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:33PM White House Weighs Personal Mobile Phone Ban For Staff
Monday November 27, 2017 @05:04PM Pokemon Go Led To Increase In Traffic Deaths and Accidents, Says Study
Sunday November 26, 2017 @04:06PM Motorola Ad Mocks Samsung Ad Mocking Apple
Wednesday November 22, 2017 @04:56PM Samsung's Galaxy S9 Will Appear At CES In January, Says Report
Monday November 20, 2017 @03:01AM 10-Year-Old Boy Cracks the Face ID On Both Parents' IPhone X
Saturday November 18, 2017 @08:41PM CNBC: Google's New 'Pixel Buds' Suck
Saturday November 18, 2017 @12:34AM Apple Fixes the iPhone X 'Unresponsive When It's Cold' Bug
Saturday November 18, 2017 @12:21AM iPhone X Owners Experience 'Crackling' or 'Buzzing' Sounds From Earpiece Speaker
Sunday November 12, 2017 @03:38PM New Samsung Video Demos Linux on Galaxy Smartphones
Sunday November 12, 2017 @01:05PM New Samsung Video Demos Linux on Galaxy Smartphones
Sunday November 12, 2017 @11:59AM The iPhone X Becomes Unresponsive When It Gets Cold
Saturday November 11, 2017 @10:04PM CopperheadOS Fights Unlicensed Installations On Nexus Phones
Wednesday November 08, 2017 @02:22AM iOS 11 Passes 50 Percent Adoption In Under 2 Months
Monday November 06, 2017 @06:56PM iPhone X Has the 'Most Innovative and High Performance' Smartphone Display Ever Tested
Friday November 03, 2017 @04:36PM iFixit's iPhone X Teardown Reveals Two Battery Cells, 'Unprecedented' Logic Board
Wednesday November 01, 2017 @05:36PM Razer Unveils Gaming Smartphone With 120Hz UltraMotion Display, 8GB RAM and No Headphone Jack
Tuesday October 31, 2017 @04:18PM Apple Uses Machine Learning To Chronicle All the Bra Pics On Your iPhone
Monday October 30, 2017 @10:57PM Apple Is Designing iPhones, iPads That Would Drop Qualcomm Components
Monday October 30, 2017 @07:46PM Calgary Police Cellphone Surveillance Device Must Remain Top Secret, Judge Rules
Sunday October 29, 2017 @07:05PM Researchers Devise 2FA System That Relies On Taking Photos of Ordinary Objects
Sunday October 29, 2017 @02:45AM TechCrunch Argues Social Media News Feeds 'Need to Die'
Friday October 27, 2017 @08:23PM Samsung Made a Bitcoin Mining Rig Out of 40 Old Galaxy S5s
Friday October 27, 2017 @04:28PM PSA: Apple's iPhone X Screen Repair Will Cost You $279
Thursday October 26, 2017 @08:44PM Google Addresses Pixel 2 XL Display Issues, Pixel 2 Clicking Sounds With Software Updates
Monday October 23, 2017 @01:14AM Essential Announces $200 (29%) Discount on Phones -- Price Dropped To $499
Saturday October 21, 2017 @04:24PM 'Broadp0wn' Chipset Security Vulnerability Was Widespread On Smartphones
Saturday October 21, 2017 @04:07PM For Under $1,000, Mobile Ads Can Track Your Location
Saturday October 21, 2017 @01:24AM With Rising Database Breaches, Two-Factor Authentication Also At Risk
Tuesday October 17, 2017 @05:29PM Android Oreo Helps Google's Pixel 2 Smartphones Outperform Other Android Flagships
Monday October 16, 2017 @08:54PM Mobile Phone Companies Appear To Be Selling Your Location To Almost Anyone
Friday October 13, 2017 @09:40PM Dutch Police Build a Pokemon Go-Style App For Hunting Wanted Criminals
Friday October 13, 2017 @07:34PM Google Slashes Prices of Its USB-C Headphone Dongle Following Minor Outrage
Friday October 13, 2017 @05:13PM Apple To Ditch Touch ID Altogether For All of Next Year's iPhones
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @06:07PM OxygenOS Telemetry Lets OnePlus Tie Phones To Individual Users
Tuesday October 10, 2017 @05:14PM Security, Privacy Focused Librem 5 Linux Smartphone Successfully Crowdfunded
Monday October 09, 2017 @08:57PM PSA: Microsoft Is Using Cortana To Read Your Private Skype Conversations
Saturday October 07, 2017 @04:06PM Alphabet's Balloons Will Bring Cellphone Service To Puerto Rico
Friday October 06, 2017 @07:10PM Apple Doesn't Deliberately Slow Down Older Devices According To Benchmark Analysis
Friday October 06, 2017 @04:27PM White House Chief of Staff's Phone Was Reportedly Hacked Months Ago
Saturday September 30, 2017 @06:12PM US Prisons Have a Cellphone Smuggling Problem
Saturday September 30, 2017 @02:20PM Bill Gates Has An Android Phone. Has Microsoft Changed?
Friday September 29, 2017 @11:38PM Solar Powered Smartwatch Successfully Crowdfunded on Kickstarter
Wednesday September 27, 2017 @03:49AM The World's First Blockchain Smartphone Is In Development
Friday September 22, 2017 @09:20PM Apple's Swift 4.0 Includes A Compatibility Mode For 'The Majority' Of Swift 3.x Code
Friday September 22, 2017 @04:55PM Super-Accurate GPS Chips Coming To Smartphones In 2018
Thursday September 21, 2017 @04:21PM DC Court Rules Tracking Phones Without a Warrant Is Unconstitutional
Sunday September 17, 2017 @06:14PM Can An Individual Still Resist The Spread of Technology?
Sunday September 17, 2017 @05:01PM Essential Phone Now Supported By All Four Major Carriers (Including Verizon)
Tuesday September 12, 2017 @02:39PM Apple Announces iPhone X With Edge-To-Edge Display, Wireless Charging and No Home Button
Saturday September 09, 2017 @08:27PM Leaks Reveal New Features In Apple's Next iPhone
Saturday September 09, 2017 @08:18PM Leaks Reveal New Features In Apple's Next iPhone
Saturday September 09, 2017 @07:28PM Ask Slashdot: What Can You Do With An Old Windows Phone?
Friday September 08, 2017 @05:39PM Hobbyist Gives iPhone 7 the Headphone Jack We've Always Wanted
Friday September 08, 2017 @04:47PM Galaxy Note 8 Sets New Pre-Order Record For Samsung Despite Last Year's Disaster
Thursday September 07, 2017 @07:25PM Google Is Apparently Ready To Buy Smartphone Maker HTC
Wednesday September 06, 2017 @06:52PM Huawei Surpasses Apple As the World's Second Largest Smartphone Brand
Friday September 01, 2017 @06:30PM Slashdot Asks: How Do You Navigate Your Smartphone?
Thursday August 31, 2017 @04:23PM LG Announces V30 Smartphone With 'FullVision' OLED Display, Dual Cameras
Wednesday August 30, 2017 @06:57PM Palm Devices Are Coming In 2018 Without WebOS, Says Report
Monday August 28, 2017 @01:54PM New York City Cops Will Replace Their 36,000 Windows Phones With iPhones
Tuesday August 22, 2017 @05:45PM Sony Loses Class Action Lawsuit In Waterproof Claims For Original Xperia Z Line
Saturday August 19, 2017 @07:59PM postmarketOS Pursues A Linux-Based, LTS OS For Android Phones
Thursday August 10, 2017 @10:22AM T-Mobile To Launch Its Own Branded Budget Smartphone
Wednesday August 09, 2017 @04:02PM Maybe Americans Don't Need Fast Home Internet Service, FCC Suggests
Monday August 07, 2017 @04:03PM Android 8.0's 'Streaming OS Updates' Will Work Even If Your Phone Is Full
Sunday August 06, 2017 @10:21PM Ask Slashdot: Are My Drone Apps Phoning Home?
Friday August 04, 2017 @06:12PM BLU Claims Innocence, Gets Phones Reinstated On Amazon
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @04:55PM Apple's Shares Rise On Better-Than-Expected iPhone Sales
Tuesday August 01, 2017 @03:48PM New iPhone To Have Tap to Wake, Attention Detection, and Virtual Home Button, Says Report
Sunday July 30, 2017 @01:41AM Honolulu Targets 'Smartphone Zombies' With Crosswalk Ban
Sunday July 30, 2017 @12:16AM Will 'Smart Cities' Violate Our Privacy?
Saturday July 29, 2017 @05:24PM Do Kill Switches Deter Cellphone Theft?
Friday July 28, 2017 @10:43PM As If Facebook Wasn't Creepy Enough, Now They Can Watch You, Too
Wednesday July 26, 2017 @03:32PM Feds Crack Trump Protesters' Phones To Charge Them With Felony Rioting
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:59PM China Forces Muslim Minority To Install Spyware On Their Phones
Tuesday July 25, 2017 @04:06PM Motorola Unveils the Moto Z2 Force, a Smartphone With Double the Cameras and a Shatterproof Screen
Sunday July 23, 2017 @03:21PM Apple Sued By State Farm Over Alleged iPhone Fire
Sunday July 23, 2017 @12:50PM Disastrous 'Pokemon Go' Event Leads To Mass Refunds
Wednesday July 19, 2017 @04:13PM Samsung's 'Bixby' Voice Assistant Finally Launches In US
Thursday July 13, 2017 @05:23PM Border Patrol Says It's Barred From Searching Cloud Data On Phones
Monday July 10, 2017 @06:19PM Would You Buy the iPhone 8 If It Cost $1,200?
Sunday July 09, 2017 @03:11PM Researchers Have Developed A Battery-Free Mobile Phone
Saturday July 08, 2017 @04:16PM Nest Founder 'Wakes Up In Cold Sweats' Fearing The Impact Of Mobile Technology
Thursday July 06, 2017 @05:16PM RED Launches a $1,200 Smartphone With a 'Hydrogen Holographic Display'
Sunday June 25, 2017 @02:40AM Software Developer Explains Why The Ubuntu Phone Failed
Friday June 23, 2017 @03:57PM Texting While Driving Now Legal In Colorado -- In Some Cases
Wednesday June 21, 2017 @05:16PM Remember When You Called Someone and Heard a Song?
Monday June 19, 2017 @04:37PM Steve Jobs Wanted the First iPhone To Have a Permanent Back Button Like Android
Monday June 19, 2017 @12:15AM A Colorado Group Wants To Ban Smartphones For Kids
Friday June 16, 2017 @04:35PM T-Mobile Rolling Out 600 MHz Low-Band Wireless
Friday June 16, 2017 @04:12PM Samsung's Bixby Voice Assistant Is Finally Coming to the US -- But Only As a Preview
Wednesday June 14, 2017 @05:13PM We Could Have Had Cellphones Four Decades Earlier
Tuesday June 13, 2017 @04:52PM Play Store Downloads Show Google Pixel Sales Limited To 1 Million Units
Saturday June 10, 2017 @02:45PM Delays In Unlocking Cellphones Seized In Inauguration Day Protests?
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:34PM New iOS 11 Settings Will Stop Apps From Tracking Your Location
Saturday June 10, 2017 @01:33AM No, Your Phone Didn't Ring. So Why Voice Mail From a Telemarketer?
Tuesday June 06, 2017 @04:25PM Police In Oklahoma Have Cracked Hundreds of People's Cell Phones
Saturday June 03, 2017 @11:16PM Ubuntu Touch Mobile OS Now Maintained By UBports
Sunday May 28, 2017 @05:22PM Malicious Apps Brought Ad-Clicking 'Judy' Malware To Millions Of Android Phones
Friday May 26, 2017 @05:50PM UCF Research Could Bring 'Drastically' Higher Resolution To Your Phone and TV
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @05:57PM Republicans Want To Leave You Voicemail -- Without Ever Ringing Your Cellphone
Tuesday May 23, 2017 @03:20PM Samsung's Galaxy S8 Active Looks Like a Rugged LG G6
Sunday May 21, 2017 @01:39PM Soon You'll Be Able To Build Your Own 4G Network Over Wi-Fi Frequencies
Wednesday May 17, 2017 @04:06PM Apple Starts Assembling iPhones In India
Tuesday May 16, 2017 @04:33PM HTC Launches 'U11' Squeezable Smartphone With Snapdragon 835 CPU, No Headphone Jack
Monday May 15, 2017 @02:27AM Researcher Hacks Nine Sleep-Tracking Devices To Test Their Accuracy
Monday May 15, 2017 @01:59AM UK Group Fights Arrest Over Refusing To Surrender Passwords At The Border