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 […]

Google’s confidential mode has made its mobile debut   Google released their confidential mode to mobile devices so that emails sent can have a self-destruct date. Confidential mode made its appearance as part of the large Gmail redesign that was announced earlier this year and became the default for consumers in July. The Gmail feature […]

New Chrome 69 release includes a great new design     Google Chrome just released Chrome 69 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The release includes a new design, a more powerful omnibox, a more accurate autofill, and an updated password manager. The update is available using Chrome’s built-in updater when you launch Chrome. […]

A security researcher found a potentially damaging vulnerability on T-Mobile’s company website   The vulnerability found on T-Mobile’s company website last December was just revealed this week. The bug was so severe that hackers could have easily hijacked and taken control of customer accounts. The flaw on their website allowed hackers to log into T-Mobile […]

An algorithm has been created that can help make phones childproof, once and for all.   While there are loads of activity-monitoring apps for phones that aim to keep a handle on what kids do when they get ahold of a smartphone, they need to be added and turned on. Not a difficult thing to […]

What you can do to break free from the trap of not being able to leave a tricky webpage:   We’ve all run into fishy and annoying websites that have never ending pop-ups that want us to click ‘ok’ because they don’t want us to leave the page. Or, they may say they’ll allow us […]

Microsoft’s Windows Meltdown patch will not protect your security, if your antivirus software isn’t compatible. Microsoft updated their support page to state that Windows computers will not be protected from security vulnerabilities unless their antivirus software is compatible with the Spectre and Meltdown patches.   Microsoft has been rolling out a series of patches since […]