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Apple and Visa targeted in infringement suit over Apple Pay tech
United Securities Registry claims that its founder and CEO brought up patents to Visa in 2010. Apple Pay launched years later.
May 22, 2017 8:42 pm
Samsung and McAfee ‘extend partnership’ to load up anti-malware software on Galaxy S8
Don't be surprised if you get a security app called McAfee VirusScan pre-installed on your Galaxy S8, and similar Samsung PC and Smart TV software.
May 10, 2017 10:16 am
Add grip and protect your Apple iPhone 7/7Plus with style
Looking for a way to add some grip and eliminate the fingerprints from your Apple iPhone? dbrand has you covered. Check it out!
Security & Privacy: Encrypting Communications
I'd argue that today, more than colonial America, the Right to Privacy and the Fourth Amendment are of the utmost importance. So, how does one go about encrypting communications?
May 10, 2017 6:03 am
How do you lock your phone?
There are a number of ways you can lock your phone to protect it, so we wondered which one you use? Vote in the poll and sound off in the comments!
May 4, 2017 12:18 pm
Nexus and Pixel images for May are out
While the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 are out for major version updates, they continue to be supported for the security updates, like this month's wave.
May 1, 2017 2:33 pm
That Touch ID hole in the back on the iPhone 8 persists in another schematic
Another leaked schematic of the iPhone 8 is putting a big hole into the back of the device. Is Touch ID moving? Perhaps, rumors are still scattered.
April 19, 2017 1:41 pm
As ZTE Axon 7s debuts in China, Newegg puts Axon 7 on sale
Some great phones get greater, but only for government purposes. The still great original phone gets another discount from an online retailer.
April 19, 2017 12:02 am
Security & Privacy: A VPN Can Help Keep Your Activities Private
While a VPN is by no means a “cure-all” or “magic bullet” in our quest for privacy, getting the right one to suit your circumstances can go a long way to helping.
April 12, 2017 12:13 pm
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April 8, 2017 6:01 am
Security & Privacy: An introduction; concepts explained; theory
Do you think Security and Privacy should be an important part of your digital life? We do! Welcome to the new Security & Privacy section of Pocketnow.
April 5, 2017 12:11 pm
BlackBerry profits coming soon? RBC thinks it’s back in black
The company needs some growth and is finally getting some thanks in part to the outsourcing of its smartphone production to partners.
April 4, 2017 1:49 pm
Unreported Tizen vulnerabilities believed to be in the dozens
The operating system that Samsung wants to replace Android with on its smartphones is ripe with hacking holes and old code.
April 4, 2017 1:26 pm
More stingray action in Canada, perhaps foreign this time
Could a domestic agency or maybe even the Russians be spying on the cellphones of Prime Minister Trudeau or any other lawmaker? What about the CBC?
April 3, 2017 11:45 pm
President Trump is tweeting from both a ‘new iPhone’ and Android, with security still a concern
It remains unclear just how secure are the mobile devices used by US President Donald Trump for tweeting, including a 'new iPhone' and mystery Android.
March 29, 2017 6:26 am
Remember those iPhone 7 shells? An iPad bomb might’ve come into a terrorism plot
Cabin bans on tablets and laptops from several Middle Eastern countries may have been triggered by intelligence of, in part, an iPad bomb plot.
March 27, 2017 7:42 pm
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We delve into the nuances of what software features will hit home with most users as well as other mobile tech news of the week in our podcast!
March 25, 2017 7:00 am
Carriers and manufacturers are taking Android security updates seriously
It's been a two-year campaign to make Android a safer mobile platform. That requires a lot of maintenance and all parts of the provisions machine running.
March 22, 2017 7:23 pm
Samsung resolves ‘challenges’, promising monthly security updates for unlocked US Galaxy S7
It's unclear what are the "challenges" holding back unlocked US Galaxy S7 versions, but "soon" enough, you should start receiving monthly security patches.
March 15, 2017 11:53 am
Nexus 6 security update for March pulled, redeployed
The update that rolled out earlier this week appeared to break an API that checked the status of the Nexus 6's bootloader, a key factor for Android Pay use.
March 10, 2017 9:53 pm
Viber further beefs up user privacy with Secret Chat features for Android and iOS
Android and iOS instant messaging app Viber adds Secret Chat functionality to a bag of tricks also including encryption and "secret messages."
March 10, 2017 8:56 am
Verizon chops Yahoo’s price by $350 million, still a $4.5 billion deal
The telecom is still valuing the deal at nearly $4.5 billion for a user base of about 1 billion. Digital content and ad-feeding prospects outweigh scandals.
February 21, 2017 10:11 pm
Google’s Verify Apps framework now tells you what Android apps it has scanned
If you think an Android app is doing some suspicious stuff, chances are that Google will warn you about it. You've got more information to work with now.
February 15, 2017 9:12 am
Donald Trump is still tweeting from his Android phone
He has been tweeting from that phone since at least when he started his presidential campaign and has continued to do so, nearly a week into his reign.
January 26, 2017 1:30 am
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