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xHelper infects 45,000 Android phones
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 11:39

xHelper infects 45,000 Android phones


Fortunately mostly spam

A new Android malware strain has made a name for itself after popping up on the radar of several antivirus companies, and annoying users thanks to a self-reinstall mechanism that has made it near impossible to remove.

LG launched phone powered by Gyrfalcon AI chip
Published in AI


Updated: One big customer with LG Q70

Gyrfalcon Technology Inc. (GTI) is one of the hot names in AI startups, and the company managed to score a big customer for its AI chip.

Microsoft blurs line between phone and tablet
Published in PC Hardware


New patent shows Apple’s next new super cool innovation

The inventor of the modern tablet, Microsoft, is working on a a new hybrid dual-screen Microsoft Surface device that blurs the lines between phone and tablet.

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.