We are nearing release of the next version of Android and this update's a little bit late. But at least we know that the platform is spreading its wings.
ZTE's devastating US ban has technically not been lifted yet, but with a new chairman and board of directors, the Chinese company is getting closer.
Facial unlock is an authentication that's here to stay for now, at least in 2018. Nokia is trying to adopt it for four of its current phones.
Samsung and/or its carrier partners aborted a May security update, maybe for bug squashing. This has led to month-long delay on the OTA.
If a hacker can continuously input PINs, they may avoid the data erasure protection feature and brute force their way into a device. So it seemed.
Samsung wants to have better biometric security measures come 2019 and it thinks that it can have a dot-projection facial sensor in time.
The talk of tech and tariffs was drowned out today by talk of "tender age" shelters and crying babies at the border. The president backed from his position.
President Trump will apparently brush against the will of Congress to lock Huawei and ZTE out of the US market, setting us up for a showdown.
USB Restricted Mode, a simple but presumably very efficient tool fighting against unauthorized iPhone hacks, is to be included in a future iOS update.
To avoid ending up in Facebook's scandalous position, Apple is looking to eliminate a shady widespread data collection tactic from the iOS App Store.
The Commerce Department might have given the Chinese tech manufacturer a way out of its imports ban, but the Senate is right behind it to keep it locked in.
Most importantly, Apple is keeping iOS and macOS separate, though it is trialing an integration of iOS's UIKit to the macOS AppKit.
The company insists that the Essential PH-1 will remain on its normal software update schedule through mid-2020, even as the fate of the company is uncertain.
Barack Obama swapped his phone out every 30 days and did not have easy access to Twitter, a selfie camera or microphones. Donald Trump is all against that.
Securus allows law enforcement to track prison inmates' phone calls, but one sheriff abused a feature from software vendor Securus to track other people's locations.
They are not password-protected and store clients' children's Apple ID passwords in plain text. Those are two big rules crossed.
The updates only contained security patches for April and minor tweaks, but we've yet to see another attempt for pushing them out.
Ever since the Stagefright scandal in 2015, Google began offering up regular security patches and manufacturers tagged along very loosely.
The feature returns from the iOS 11.3 beta as it has skipped out on the public release. But what does this mean for law enforcement trying to use decryption box tools for iPhones in evidence?
Even though BLU failed to protect the privacy and security of its users' personal information for a pretty long time, also lying about the company's practices, the FTC is not imposing a financial penalty on the smartphone vendor yet.
I'm sure that the US government agencies had the right intention when they issued their warning against Huawei, but they didn't offer any evidence to back up their claims. This is how the US government's stance on Huawei is screwing consumers.
It's not just about security while internet browsing, but also an iPhone X user interface motif that might get imported to Android P, according to some conspiratorial monitors.
In some cases, Security Research Labs says that manufacturers simply just moved the date of the patch level forward without executing the patches themselves.