Category: Mobile

Modems and Phones with 5G can’t handle the heat 5G is fantastic, but has a limiting factor that affects where the technology can be deployed. Those limiting factors include walls, windows, people, water, or even water vapor in the atmosphere. Well, new reports have shown that 5G has another even more problematic limiting factor: heat. […]

Samsung is relaunching their new foldable cellphone in September The Galaxy Fold is set to take the stage again in September. Following Samsung’s embarrassing foldable cellphone issues in April, their redesign works to improve not just design, but also function. In Samsung’s released statement they reassured users that they have “taken the time to fully […]

The ‘Agent Smith’ malware has infected 25 million Android devices Cyber-security firm Check Point has released new research that shows that malicious apps from a campaign called “Agent Smith” have been downloaded to 25 million Android devices. The apps were distributed through third-party app stores by a Chinese group with a legitimate business that helps […]

Thousands of 2015 15” MacBook Pros have been recalled due to batteries overheating   Apple launched a voluntary recall and replacement program for older generation 15-inc MacBook Pro units with Retina Displaying due to a fire safety risk. The unit’s battery may overheat and catch on fire. Affected units were sold primarily between September 2015 […]

Millions of devices vulnerable because of a pre-installed software issue   Due to a component in SupportAssist software, millions of PCs could be hijacked remotely. The issue affects Dell and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). SupportAssist comes pre-installed on Dell PCs. This is considered a high-severity vulnerability and stems from a component in SupportAssist, which […]

Nvidia unveils laptops with 7x the Performance of MacBook Pro Nvidia has unveiled their new RTX Studio that allows for desktop-style performance on laptops. The laptops are targeted toward independent artists with influence in social media, digital advertising, and 3D development. Nvidia has stated that these laptops have the ability to deliver up to 7 […]

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 […]

Fire and burn hazards prompt HP laptop battery recall   HP has expanded the recall it initiated in January of 2018. HP expanded the recall January 17, 2019, but the government shutdown limited the circulation of the news because the US Product and Safety Commission didn’t announce the recall until March 13, 2019. The recall […]

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 […]