Category: News

Motorola releases a walkie-talkie and cellphone hybrid to help first responders In emergencies, smartphones aren’t always able to live up to their potential, (for instance, when a hurricane or tornado knocks down cell towers, or if a forest fire disrupts the communication infrastructure in remote areas). For reasons like these, first responders rely on land […]

Mobile sales are taking a toll on PC sales Personal computing device shipments are forecast to drop below 400 million in 2020. PC shipments have not been that low since 2010. Both PC and tablet sales are projected to decline by 2% a year until 2023, as forecast by the International Data Corporation (IDC). The […]

People with trypophobia are having trouble with iPhone’s new design People with the fear of small holes, a phobia known as trypophobia, are reportedly having difficulty with Apple’s iPhone 11 design. The problem stems from the iPhone’s rear camera set up that has three high-powered lenses packed closely together. Sitting alongside the camera lenses are […]

Samsung’s highly rated Galaxy Tab S6 is a hit The Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 just hit the market to rave reviews. Released September of 2019, this is Samsung’s latest high-end tablet, retailing for $649. Featuring a 10.5 inch 2560×1600 OLED display, a 2.84GHz Snapdragon 855, and a 7040mAh battery, this tablet means business. The base […]

Surprise! Apple unveiled a newer, bigger iPad Apple has unveiled their 7th-generation iPad and it’s going to begin shipping on September 30th. This new model comes with a 10.2 inch 2160×1620 “Retina” display. The older model size is a 9.7-inch display. Don’t get too excited for the new model though, as this newer release also […]

Researcher shut out of bounty program releases 2nd disclosure publicly Valve recently issued fixes for the privilege escalation vulnerabilities that were discovered on its Steam client on their beta channel by security researcher Vasily Kravets. Kravets released the discovery of the zero-day exploit after being shut out of Valve’s HackerOne bug bounty program. The company […]

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 […]

Network attached storage devices are being targeted by cybercriminals   Network attached storage (NAS) devices often store critical data and backups. Some NAS drives are also exposed to the open internet, and cybercriminals have taken notice. A new form of file-locking malware emerged in June that has been named eCh0raix after a string of code. […]