Display issues cause Samsung’s Galaxy Fold launch to be delayed   Samsung has announced that they will delay the release of their first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, after reviewers found problems with the display. The phones were all being reviewed by select journalists and have not begun to ship to consumers. The launch of […]

Chrome on Android’s Data Saver now delivers faster loading for HTTPS   Google has announced that Chrome on Android’s Data Saver now supports encrypted HTTPS webpages. It previously only worked with unencrypted HTTP content. The feature automatically improves page loading by using what they refer to as “built-in optimizations” and dedicated servers. The page loading […]

Attackers can intercept calls and track phones in 4G, 5G   Academics at Purdue University and the University of Iowa have found three new security flaws in 4G and 5G. These flaws can be used to intercept phone calls and track the location of cell phone users. These findings point out the first time that […]

Violating Google’s policy, apps are still collecting device data.   In a report from AppCensus, it’s been determined that 17,000+ Android apps with as many as tens of millions of installs on the Google Play Store have been found to violate Google’s Play Store Advertising ID policy guidance. They’ve done so by collecting persistent device […]

Two-factor authentication doesn’t stop hackers from phishing Gmail and Yahoo info   A new Amnesty International report has been released that gives insight on how some hackers break into Gmail and Yahoo accounts, even those accounts with two-factor authentication (2FA) enabled. 2FA is an added layer of authentication added on to some accounts in an […]

Google is finally adding scrollable tabs to Chrome   Tab lovers, rejoice! Google will be implementing scrollable tabs in Chrome. If you’re accustomed to opening multiple tabs in Chrome, you know how difficult it can be to remember which tab belongs to which page, as the tab icon for each page becomes smaller and smaller […]

Cell phone batteries can’t keep up with today’s tech   Geoffrey A. Fowler did a test for The Washington Post testing cell phone battery life and you’re right…cell phone battery life is getting worse. Fowler performed the same battery test over and over on 13 phones and in most cases the battery life of the […]

Researchers stole password data using sonar   Researchers at Lancaster University posted a paper that demonstrated how they were able to steal a device’s unlock pattern by using the smartphone’s microphone and speaker system. They were the first to demonstrate that an attack of this kind was even possible. According to the researchers, their “SonarSnoop” […]

The CEO of Samsung’s mobile division stated that foldable smartphones are coming soon     The rumors are true. According to DJ Koh, the CEO of Samsung’s mobile division, Samsung will unveil details of a foldable smartphone later this year. While speaking to CNBC, Koh was tight-lipped on how the folding screen could work. Though, […]

Researchers show that wireless carriers are slowing traffic to and from YouTube and Netflix     New research from Northeastern University and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst has revealed some startling proof that the largest U.S. telecom companies are slowing internet traffic to and from apps such as YouTube and Netflix. Using a smartphone app […]