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, […]

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. […]

Billed as the one-size-fits-all cable, USB Type-C isn’t up to snuff   Once seen as the one-size-fits-all answer to our cable woes, USB Type-C has yet to live up to the promises that were made. While USB Type-C was supposed to unify power and data deliver with display and audio connectivity, the USB Type-C can’t […]

Changes are coming to the product support forum   Effective starting in July of 2018, Microsoft will no longer provide product support for a number of devices. Microsoft Agent Michelle Mad posted this message in the Microsoft Community: Hello,   Effective July 2018, the Microsoft Community forums listed below will shift support scope and Microsoft […]

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 […]

Google Chrome is making helpful changes to make web browsing safer   Starting in July of 2018, Google Chrome will be marking all sites that haven’t adopted HTTPS encryption as “not secure.” For several years, Google has strongly pushed for sites to adopt the HTTPS encryption, but they’re not waiting any longer. When Chrome 68 […]

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 […]