Slashdot Items Tagged "cellphones"

Date / Time Story
Thursday November 05, 2015 @02:27PM Sprint Faces Backlash For Adding MDM Software To Devices
Monday November 02, 2015 @04:13PM Sprint Signs First Direct Roaming Agreement With Cuba
Wednesday October 28, 2015 @08:51PM Motorola Unveils Droid Turbo 2, Claims Shatterproof Display, 48 Hour Battery
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:04AM Google Makes Full-Disk Encryption Mandatory For Some Android 6.0 Devices
Thursday October 22, 2015 @07:10AM Apple Tells US Judge It's 'Impossible' To Break Through Locks On New iPhones
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @11:42AM GA Tech Students Use Cell Phone Pings To Find Missing Person
Monday October 12, 2015 @11:54AM The Pepsi P1 Smartphone Takes Consumer Lock-In Beyond the App
Friday October 09, 2015 @06:18AM Google Helped Cause the Mysterious Increase In 911 Calls SF Asked It To Solve
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @10:27AM From Microsoft, HoloLens VR Dev Kit, New Phones, Continuum
Saturday October 03, 2015 @05:12AM Some Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Smartphones Mysteriously Powering Down
Thursday October 01, 2015 @10:30AM Xiaomi Investigated For Using Superlatives In Advertising, Now Illegal In China
Thursday October 01, 2015 @07:44AM The Real Cost of Mobile Ads
Tuesday September 29, 2015 @01:02PM Google Shows Off 2 New Nexus Phones, a New Pixel, and More
Monday September 28, 2015 @11:25AM iPhone 6s's A9 Processor Racks Up Impressive Benchmarks
Sunday September 20, 2015 @11:19PM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Sunday September 20, 2015 @07:12PM Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack
Saturday September 19, 2015 @02:47PM Google Releases Open Source Plans For Cardboard V2 Virtual Reality Viewer
Saturday September 19, 2015 @02:44PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Android Malware?
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:38AM Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics
Sunday September 06, 2015 @12:49PM Microsoft Killing Off Nokia's Windows Phone Apps
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:28AM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Monday August 31, 2015 @06:19AM T-Mobile Starts Going After Heavy Users of Tethered Data
Saturday August 29, 2015 @07:35AM A Courtroom Victory For Microsoft In Cellphone-Related Patent Suit
Friday August 28, 2015 @08:04PM Ask Slashdot: Best Data Provider When Traveling In the US?
Thursday August 27, 2015 @02:39PM Former Apple CEO Creates an iPhone Competitor
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:40AM Since-Pulled Cyanogen Update For Oneplus Changes Default Home Page To Bing
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @11:28AM Many Android Users Susceptible To Plug-In Exploit -- And Many Of Them Have It
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @08:45AM Backwards S-Pen Can Permanently Damage Note 5
Sunday August 23, 2015 @07:49PM In Baltimore and Elsewhere, Police Use Stingrays For Petty Crimes
Sunday August 23, 2015 @09:49AM Google Relaxes Handset Makers' Requirements for "Must-Include" Android Apps
Saturday August 22, 2015 @12:33PM Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Saturday August 22, 2015 @09:19AM Apple Launches Free iPhone 6 Plus Camera Replacement Program
Friday August 14, 2015 @05:54PM Commodore Smartphone Hits Trademark Opposition
Thursday August 13, 2015 @03:03PM Ask Slashdot: Best Big Battery Phone?
Thursday August 13, 2015 @07:36AM Don't Hate the Phone Call, Hate the Phone (And the Network)
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @07:39AM Severe Deserialization Vulnerabilities Found In Android, 3rd Party Android SDKs
Monday August 10, 2015 @03:32AM Chinese Tech Companies Building Factories In India
Sunday August 09, 2015 @12:53PM Ask Slashdot: How To Safely Use Older Android Phones?
Sunday August 09, 2015 @11:38AM Verizon To Drop Phone Subsidies
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @11:08AM Behind the Microsoft Write-Off of Nokia
Sunday August 02, 2015 @10:25PM Unicode Consortium Looks At Symbols For Allergies
Saturday August 01, 2015 @05:30PM Samsung Woos Developers As It Eyes Tizen Expansion Beyond Smartphones
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @07:58AM OnePlus Announces OnePlus 2 'Flagship Killer' Android Phone With OxygenOS
Saturday July 25, 2015 @08:26AM KDE Community Announces Fully Open Source Plasma Mobile
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @10:55AM Ask Slashdot: Do You Use a Smartphone At Work, Contrary to Policy?
Friday July 17, 2015 @04:54PM Meet "London," Marshall's First Android Smartphone
Thursday July 16, 2015 @06:02AM Nokia Wants To Make Phones Again
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @10:02AM Cell Phone Radiation Emission Tests Assume Use of Belt Clip
Friday July 10, 2015 @10:41AM Ask Slashdot: Measuring (and Constraining) Mobile Data Use?
Friday July 03, 2015 @05:26PM Turing Near Ready To Ship World's First Liquid Metal Android Smartphone
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @08:38PM TracFone Finally Agrees To Allow Phone Unlocking
Tuesday June 30, 2015 @11:09AM SMS Co-Inventor Matti Makkonen Dead At 63
Saturday June 27, 2015 @09:27PM iPhone 6S New Feature: Force Touch
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @11:42AM "Invite-Only" Ubuntu Mobile-Powered Meizu UX4 Goes On Sale
Thursday June 11, 2015 @11:37PM Is BlackBerry Launching an Android Phone?
Wednesday June 10, 2015 @06:30PM Fake Mobile Phone Towers Found To Be "Actively Listening In" On Calls In UK
Wednesday June 03, 2015 @08:41PM Microsoft Hasn't Given Up On the Non-Smart Phones It Inherited From Nokia
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @10:30AM LG Arbitrarily Denying Android Lollipop Update To the G2 In Canada?
Sunday May 31, 2015 @05:13PM An Early Look At Android M's Multi-Window Mode For Tablets
Thursday May 28, 2015 @02:54PM Android M Arrives In Q3: Native Fingerprint Support, Android Pay, 'Doze' Mode
Thursday May 28, 2015 @01:38PM Android M To Embrace USB Type-C and MIDI
Monday May 25, 2015 @02:19PM Hackers Can Track Subway Riders' Movements By Smartphone Accelerometer
Monday May 25, 2015 @10:44AM San Bernardino Sheriff Has Used Stingray Over 300 Times With No Warrant
Thursday May 21, 2015 @01:45PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Dumb Phone?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @09:55AM Pre-Orders Start For Neo900 Open Source Phone
Sunday May 17, 2015 @10:47PM Schools That Ban Mobile Phones See Better Academic Results
Friday May 15, 2015 @06:26AM FCC May Stop 911 Access For NSI Phones
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @01:44PM Ubuntu May Beat Windows 10 To Phone-PC Convergence After All
Wednesday April 29, 2015 @04:49PM LG G4 and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 808 Benchmarked
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @04:10PM Meet the Firmware Lead For Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone (Video)
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @11:42AM China's Tencent Launches Smart Hardware OS To Rival Alibaba
Friday April 24, 2015 @05:46PM Patents Show Google Fi Was Envisioned Before the iPhone Was Released
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:08AM Networking Library Bug Breaks HTTPS In ~1,500 iOS Apps
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:08AM Wi-Fi Attack Breaks iPhones By Locking Them Into an Endless Loop
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @04:46PM Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @02:09PM Google Launches Project Fi Mobile Phone Service
Monday April 20, 2015 @08:59AM Does Lack of FM Support On Phones Increase Your Chances of Dying In a Disaster?
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:26AM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 12, 2015 @01:15PM LG's Leather-Clad G4 Revealed In Leaked Images
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @02:26PM Phone App That Watches Your Driving Habits Leads To Privacy Concerns
Wednesday April 08, 2015 @11:43AM LG Will Lend You a Free Phone If You Talk About It On Social Media
Sunday April 05, 2015 @11:10AM Tiny LIDAR Chip Could Add Cheap 3D Sensing to Cellphones and Tablets
Saturday April 04, 2015 @06:31PM Forking Away: OnePlus Introduces Android-Based OxygenOS
Wednesday April 01, 2015 @05:21PM Verizon Subscribers Can Now Opt Out of "Supercookies"
Wednesday March 25, 2015 @11:57AM Researchers: Smartphone Use Changing Our Brain and Thumb Interaction
Monday March 23, 2015 @10:33AM Android's Smart Lock Won't Ask You For a Password Until You Set Your Phone Down
Sunday March 22, 2015 @10:08PM Child Psychotherapist: Easy and Constant Access To the Internet Is Harming Kids
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @11:15PM Apple May Start Accepting Android Phones As Trade-Ins
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @11:59AM CIA Tried To Crack Security of Apple Devices
Thursday March 05, 2015 @09:58AM Microsoft Convinced That Windows 10 Will Be Its Smartphone Breakthrough
Monday March 02, 2015 @02:21PM Blackphone 2 Caters To the Enterprise, the Security-Minded and the Paranoid
Sunday March 01, 2015 @03:55PM Ikea Unveils Furniture That Charges Your Smartphone Wirelessly
Sunday March 01, 2015 @03:50PM Samsung Officially Unpacks Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge At MWC
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Monday February 23, 2015 @01:11AM In Florida, Secrecy Around Stingray Leads To Plea Bargain For a Robber
Sunday February 22, 2015 @01:42PM How Walking With Smartphones May Have Changed Pedestrian Etiquette
Saturday February 21, 2015 @01:17PM Apple Will Let Users Test iOS Beta Versions For the First Time
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:06AM Ten Lies T-Mobile Told Me About My Data Plan
Thursday February 19, 2015 @05:30PM How NSA Spies Stole the Keys To the Encryption Castle
Monday February 16, 2015 @11:27AM Cellphone Start-Ups Handle Calls With Wi-Fi
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:51PM Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @10:28PM Study: Smartphones Just As Good As Fitness Trackers For Counting Steps
Monday February 09, 2015 @12:07PM Canonical Launches First Ubuntu Phone With Spain's BQ
Monday February 09, 2015 @07:51AM Alibaba Bets $590 Million On Becoming Smartphone Player
Saturday February 07, 2015 @07:34PM The First Ubuntu Phone Is Here, With Underwhelming Hardware
Thursday February 05, 2015 @04:25PM What Happened To the Photography Industry In 2014?
Wednesday February 04, 2015 @05:50PM ARM's Cortex-A72 and Mali-T880 GPU Announced For 2016 Flagship Smartphones
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:47PM Google Explains Why WebView Vulnerability Will Go Unpatched On Android 4.3
Monday January 26, 2015 @12:45PM Modular Smartphones Could Be Reused As Computer Clusters
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:11AM For New Yorkers, Cablevision Introduces a Wi-Fi-Centric VoiP Network
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Monday January 19, 2015 @07:37AM Microsoft Researchers Use Light Beams To Charge Smartphones
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:06PM Micromax Remotely Installing Unwanted Apps and Showing Ads
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @05:52PM Google To Test Build-It-Yourself Ara Smartphones In Puerto Rico
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @03:23PM Samsung Launches Tizen Phone In India
Monday January 05, 2015 @07:41AM Microsoft Unveils Nokia 215, a $29 Phone With Internet Access
Monday December 29, 2014 @11:52AM Samsung To Discontinue Galaxy Alpha For Cheaper Galaxy A5
Thursday December 25, 2014 @09:29PM Kodak-Branded Smartphones On the Way
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @04:08PM Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review
Friday December 19, 2014 @06:53PM T-Mobile To Pay $90M For Unauthorized Charges On Customers' Bills
Saturday December 13, 2014 @10:50AM Cardboard Hits Half a Million Mark, Gets an SDK
Thursday December 11, 2014 @01:04PM In Iowa, a Phone App Could Serve As Driver's License
Thursday December 11, 2014 @12:42PM Canadian Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Warrantless Cellphone Searches
Wednesday December 10, 2014 @05:43PM Court Bans Sale of Xiaomi Smartphones In India
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:04AM Google Releases Android Studio 1.0, the First Stable Version of Its IDE
Saturday November 29, 2014 @07:06PM A Rift In OnePlus, Cyanogen Relationship
Sunday November 23, 2014 @08:25AM Corning Reveals Gorilla Glass 4, Promises No More Broken IPhones
Saturday November 22, 2014 @12:56AM Some Early Nexus 6 Units Returned Over Startup Bug
Friday November 21, 2014 @10:45PM Indian Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Snub Android One Phones
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:25PM Microsoft Aims To Offer Windows 10 Upgrades For All Windows Phone 8 Lumias
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:56PM Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:42AM Popular Smartphones Hacked At Mobile Pwn2Own 2014
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:35AM Android 5.0 'Lollipop' vs. iOS 8: More Similar Than Ever
Saturday November 08, 2014 @07:15AM Start-Up Vsenn Emerges From Stealth With Project Ara Modular Phone Competitor
Monday November 03, 2014 @01:11PM Smartphone App To Be Used As Hotel Room Keys
Friday October 31, 2014 @05:19PM LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:23AM Lenovo Completes Motorola Deal
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @02:36PM Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:28AM 'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand
Monday October 20, 2014 @12:32PM Barometers In iPhones Mean More Crowdsourcing In Weather Forecasts
Saturday October 18, 2014 @12:51PM Florida Supreme Court: Police Can't Grab Cell Tower Data Without a Warrant
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @10:17AM Flight Attendants Want Stricter Gadget Rules Reinstated
Wednesday October 08, 2014 @02:33PM AT&T To Repay $80 Million In Shady Phone Bill Charges
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:49AM Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @08:29AM Phablet Reviews: Before and After the iPhone 6
Saturday September 20, 2014 @08:32AM Why the iPhone 6 Has the Same Base Memory As the iPhone 5
Thursday September 18, 2014 @04:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Thursday September 18, 2014 @02:06AM Apple Locks iPhone 6/6+ NFC To Apple Pay Only
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:22AM Early iPhone 6 Benchmark Results Show Only Modest Gains For A8
Monday September 15, 2014 @07:16AM Chinese City Sets Up "No Cell Phone" Pedestrian Lanes
Monday September 15, 2014 @06:53AM Google's Android One Initiative Launches In India With Three $100 Phones
Thursday September 11, 2014 @01:53PM Amazon Instant Video Now Available On Android
Thursday September 11, 2014 @01:49PM Microsoft Killing Off Windows Phone Brand Name In Favor of Just Windows
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @09:26AM Under the Apple Hype Machine, Amazon Drops Fire Phone Price To 99 Cents
Sunday September 07, 2014 @03:45PM Facebook's Auto-Play Videos Chew Up Expensive Data Plans
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:54PM NVIDIA Sues Qualcomm and Samsung Seeking To Ban Import of Samsung Phones
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @05:41PM Facebook Blamed For Driving Up Cellphone Bills, But It's Not Alone
Thursday August 28, 2014 @02:45PM Judge Lucy Koh Rejects Apple's Quest For Anti-Samsung Injunction
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @05:20PM $33 Firefox Phone Launched In India
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @12:20PM California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch
Saturday August 23, 2014 @07:20AM Google Announces a New Processor For Project Ara
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @05:04PM Smartphone Kill Switch, Consumer Boon Or Way For Government To Brick Your Phone?
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @07:39AM Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @07:36AM Xiaomi's Next OS Looks Strikingly Similar To iOS
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:26AM The Biggest iPhone Security Risk Could Be Connecting One To a Computer
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @07:59AM Samsung Announces Galaxy Alpha Featuring Metal Frame and Rounded Corners
Monday August 11, 2014 @10:56AM China Smartphone Maker Xiaomi Apologizes For Unauthorized Data Access
Sunday August 10, 2014 @11:30AM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Saturday August 09, 2014 @05:00PM F-Secure: Xiaomi Smartphones Do Secretly Steal Your Data
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @01:16PM Xiaomi Arrives As Top Smartphone Seller In China
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @03:33PM T-Mobile Smartphones Outlast Competitors' Identical Models
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @07:05PM Google, Linaro Develop Custom Android Edition For Project Ara
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @09:06AM Samsung Delays Tizen Phone Launch
Monday July 28, 2014 @08:54AM Lots Of People Really Want Slideout-Keyboard Phones: Where Are They?
Monday July 28, 2014 @05:38AM Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:55PM Popular Android Apps Full of Bugs: Researchers Blame Recycling of Code
Sunday July 27, 2014 @12:28AM Do Apple and Google Sabotage Older Phones? What the Graphs Don't Show
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:00AM Greenpeace: Amazon Fire Burns More Coal and Gas Than It Should
Friday July 25, 2014 @05:37PM Compromise Struck On Cellphone Unlocking Bill
Monday July 21, 2014 @08:00AM China Has More People Going Online With a Mobile Device Than a PC
Monday July 21, 2014 @07:47AM Why My LG Optimus Cellphone Is Worse Than It's Supposed To Be
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:41AM Australian Police Use Telcos For Cell "Tower Dump" of All Connected Users' Data
Monday June 30, 2014 @02:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Sunday June 29, 2014 @12:41PM Overkill? LG Phone Has 2560x1440 Display, Laser Focusing
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:48AM On the Significance of Google's New Cardboard: An Idea Worth Recycling
Friday June 27, 2014 @07:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?
Thursday June 26, 2014 @05:30PM Google Demos Modular Phone That (Almost) Actually Works
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @11:36AM Supreme Court Rules Cell Phones Can't Be Searched Without a Warrant
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @09:41AM First Phone Out of Microsoft-Nokia -- and It's an Android
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:18AM Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:22AM Google and Microsoft Plan Kill Switches On Smartphones
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @09:55AM Huawei, Vodafone Test Out Hybrid System That Combines LTE and GSM
Monday June 16, 2014 @10:33PM Help Crowd-FOIA Stingray Usage Across America
Sunday June 15, 2014 @05:44PM Amazon's 3D Smartphone As a (Useful) Gimmick
Friday June 13, 2014 @05:11PM European iPhone Chargers Prone To Overheating
Thursday June 12, 2014 @04:05PM Starbuck's Wireless Charging Stations Won't Work With Most Devices
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:25AM Mozilla To Sell '$25' Firefox OS Smartphones In India
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @03:40PM CyanogenMod Domain Hijacked