Apple purges unsafe phone home apps
Published in Mobiles

We thought that was the point of the App store?

Fruity cargo cult Apple is finally getting around to checking its app store for privacy stealing software.

FCC claims it can pre-empt state Net Neutrality rules
Published in News

Assures telcos they can still throttle

A court ruling that limits state regulation of cable company offerings was praised by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai.

Apple fanboys will need three different headphone adapters
Published in PC Hardware

You adapt so Apple doesn’t

Apple's next iPad Pro will be switching from the Lightning Port to USB-C for the first time. It will also ship with a new 18W USB-C charger.

Qualcomm unveils new Snapdragon Wear 3100 platform
Published in Mobiles

Bringing better battery life and new system architecture

It has been a while since we have seen an update to the wearable platform but although some doubted Qualcomm's dedication to that part of the market, the company obviously did not give up on it, and the new Snapdragon Wear 3100 should not only fix the biggest flaw of previous smartwatches, the battery life, but also bring plenty of other improvements.

Pixel 3 to be born on October 9
Published in Mobiles

XL too in New York event

Google has gone on record and set out invitations for its hardware event to launch Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. Since people have the phone and reviewed it in Russia and people left it apparenrly by accident in an Uber car, it is time to officially present it, good two months later.

Mac security app sent data to China
Published in News

All your Coldplay are belong to us

A top-grossing Mac App Store app has been stealing users’ browser histories and uploading them to Chinese servers.

Alibaba's Jack Ma stepping down
Published in News

Wants to pursue philanthropy in education

Alibaba's co-founder and executive chairman, Jack Ma, is stepping down from the Chinese e-commerce giant to pursue philanthropy in education.

Tech people suffer from Imposter Syndrome
Published in News

Nearly two thirds think they are faking it

A new survey from workplace social media site Blind shows that nearly two thirds of people working in the tech industry suffer from Impostor Syndrome.

Linus does not wade into Intel over Spectre
Published in News

We went for a rant which never happened

Linus Torvalds surprised observers at the Open Source Summit by not wading into Chipzilla’s handling of the Spectre fiasco.

Apple issues recall on borked iPhone 8
Published in Mobiles

Perfect logic board has freeze or restart feature

Apple is recalling a "small percentage" of iPhone 8 devices over the fact that the super, cool and expensive phone has an issue with the logic board.