We’ve spent hours on the subject of data transmission security and device security on this site. We’ve reviewed BlackBerry after BlackBerry and a Blackphone, too — with another one out there that we’d might want in our review labs. A lot of us treasure hiding data from our adversaries and our nightmares, whoever or whatever they are.
But in the case of smartphone encryption, you could end up causing a nightmare for if not yourself, then your family and the people that would fight for you.
Let’s be clear that the majority of smartphones encrypted [...]
Acer is getting ready to go all-in for an afternoon of Windows 10 desktops, laptops, tablets and phones to show you what it can do with them. You’ve got to admire the company for being an underlying current in Taiwan between the struggling HTC and the decently-performing ASUS. But once in a while, Acer should get to shine, too, just after Microsoft had its own Windows 10 devices event.
And so it will shine with the Acer Windows 10 Global Press Conference in Taipei on Monday, October 12 at 2pm local time (2am Eastern). You can check out the livestream Acer has set up for [...]
Year-to-date, we have covered ten mid-range smartphones, depending on how you define that term. Somewhere in our reviews for each of them, we’d mention that the phone punches above its price tag or is a flat-out great deal all on its own. But devices in that category have failed to shake off their “middle child” reputation. We even lead in our video review of the ASUS ZenFone 2 with a scenario in which “if you break or lose that phone and need to replace it on the cheap,” you’d want to consider getting a wannabe-premium replacement for the same price [...]