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US security expert warns of Russian hacking during World Cup
Published in Mobiles


Don't pack your devices

The top US counterintelligence official is advising Americans traveling to Russia for football’s World Cup beginning this week that they should not take electronic devices because they are likely to be hacked by criminals or the Russian government.

ZTE Iceberg has two notches
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 10:39

ZTE Iceberg has two notches


Destined as the codename implies

ZTE is one of these companies which try hard but don’t really achieve much in the smartphone area. It decided to codename a phone Iceberg and put two notches on the front of the phone.

Apple says sorry for “misunderstanding” over phone throttling
Published in Mobiles


All a terrible misunderstanding

Apple has just published a letter to customers saying sorry for throttling older phones which might have dodgy batteries without telling them.

Chinese phone makers bring smartphone war to America
Published in Mobiles


After kicking Jobs’ Mob’s in its home market

After the iPhone X received a good kicking in China, when Apple made the mistake of trying to jack the price up to “silly money” levels, Chinese phone manufacturers are considering taking the fight to Apple.

Don’t keep your mobile phone close
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 18 December 2017 10:37

Don’t keep your mobile phone close


It could give you cancer

There is some bad news for Apple fanboys who take their mobile phone to bed with them so that they will dream that Siri is a real girlfriend. It could be that this behaviour is just nature's way of taking you out of the gene pool.

Trump wants to purge White House of mobiles
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 13:02

Trump wants to purge White House of mobiles

 
Not his of course 

Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is rather attached to his mobile phone which he uses to make pronouncements through his Twitter account at all hours.

Analysts expect IPhoneX to be disappointing
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 12:35

Analysts expect IPhoneX to be disappointing


Cash cow stuck

Days before Apple over hyped iPhone X opens for pre-orders, a survey by brokerage Bernstein showed that demand for the device will "not be exceptional", with only a quarter of Apple fanboys planning to buy the phone.

Qualcomm announced first 5G data call
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 12:48

Qualcomm announced first 5G data call


Shows a 5G prototype phone

It looks like things are shaping up nicely for the beginning of the 5G era. Qualcomm has confirmed that it shrank the 5G device to the phone form factor and has it up and running.

Bye-Bye Windows Phone 8
Published in News
Friday, 14 July 2017 06:00

Bye-Bye Windows Phone 8


Vole sends it to the underworld


Microsoft has killed off its Windows Phone 8 operating system today.

DIY LTE networks could be a thing
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 22 May 2017 12:50

DIY LTE networks could be a thing


MulteFire wants you to be carrier free


An industry consortium called MulteFire wants to help you build your own LTE-like network that uses the Wi-Fi spectrum, without any carriers or providers.