Mate Xs: Huawei launches latest version of folding smartphone

February 24, 2020 at 01:30PM Chinese firm also unveils updates to its tablet and laptop lines, plus new wifi speaker Huawei is launching a new version of its folding smartphone, the Mate Xs, alongside revamped tablets and laptops. Despite Mobile World Congress being cancelled owing to fears over the coronavirus, the embattled Chinese firm HuaweiContinue reading “Mate Xs: Huawei launches latest version of folding smartphone”

Major Smartphone Trade Show Canceled Amid Coronavirus Concerns

February 12, 2020 at 09:49PM Organizers have called off the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, after a slew of high-profile tech companies pulled out, citing concerns over the spreading coronavirus outbreak. Major Smartphone Trade Show Canceled Amid Coronavirus Concerns…

Time: Samsung’s New Flagship Galaxy S20 Smartphones Have 5G and Intense Cameras

February 11, 2020 at 07:00PM Samsung’s back with another trio of smartphones, designed to take advantage of your wireless carrier’s newfound obsession with all things 5G. At its annual Unpacked event, where the company shows off its upcoming smartphones meant to fill your pockets and empty your wallets, Samsung unveiled the successor to its SamsungContinue reading “Time: Samsung’s New Flagship Galaxy S20 Smartphones Have 5G and Intense Cameras”

We gave teenagers smartphones. Did we rob them of an inner life? | Johanna Leggatt

February 07, 2020 at 07:00PM Teens, more than anyone, need time spent in solitude, where emotions are processed and the brain powers down There are many reasons to fret about our relationship to technology, not least of which is the way smartphones, and their slot machine-like apps, have hooked us so thoroughly. Thanks to theseContinue reading “We gave teenagers smartphones. Did we rob them of an inner life? | Johanna Leggatt”

‘New York Times’ Reporter On The Attempted Saudi Hack Of His Smartphone

January 29, 2020 at 09:03PM NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Ben Hubbard of The New York Times, who has reported extensively about Saudi Arabia, about the Saudi attempt to hack his iPhone. ‘New York Times’ Reporter On The Attempted Saudi Hack Of His Smartphone…

‘New York Times’ Reporter On The Attempted Saudi Hack Of His Smartphone

January 28, 2020 at 09:18PM NPR’s Ari Shapiro talks with Ben Hubbard of The New York Times, who has reported extensively about Saudi Arabia, about the Saudi attempt to hack his iPhone. ‘New York Times’ Reporter On The Attempted Saudi Hack Of His Smartphone…

Exclusive: Seattle-Area Voters To Vote By Smartphone In 1st For U.S. Elections

January 22, 2020 at 10:02AM King County, Wash., plans to allow all eligible voters to vote using their smartphones in a February election. It’s the largest endeavor so far as online voting slowly expands across the U.S. Exclusive: Seattle-Area Voters To Vote By Smartphone In 1st For U.S. Elections…

Iowa Democrats Will Use A Smartphone App At Caucuses, Despite Cybersecurity Concerns

January 14, 2020 at 09:14PM Iowa’s Democratic Party plans to use a smartphone app in its upcoming caucuses. Despite warnings about cybersecurity since 2016, party bosses are sanguine. Iowa Democrats Will Use A Smartphone App At Caucuses, Despite Cybersecurity Concerns…

Despite Election Security Fears, Iowa Caucuses Will Use New Smartphone App

January 14, 2020 at 03:53PM The Iowa Democratic Party confirmed to Iowa Public Radio and NPR that it plans to use an internet-based app to transmit results, but it declined to provide any more specifics or security details. Despite Election Security Fears, Iowa Caucuses Will Use New Smartphone App…

Galaxy S20: Samsung’s ‘insane’ new smartphone revealed weeks ahead of release date

January 14, 2020 at 02:29PM Numerous leaks reveal new name and new camera specs Galaxy S20: Samsung's 'insane' new smartphone revealed weeks ahead of release date … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Galaxy S20: Samsung's 'insane' new smartphone revealed weeks ahead of release date

How do I find a smartphone with the specifications I really want?

January 09, 2020 at 08:00AM Product search tools help you find a phone, PC or camera if you know the specs you want My Samsung S8 has given up the ghost, and the prohibitive cost of repair means I’m in the market for a new mobile phone. I’ve come up with a wishlist of specifications.Continue reading “How do I find a smartphone with the specifications I really want?”

The Emoji Designer Who’s Bringing African Culture To Smartphone Keyboards

January 8, 2020 at 02:29PM O’Plerou Grebet, a graphic design student from Ivory Coast, created over 360 emojis depicting different facets of African life, from the djembe drum to a henna-dyed hand. The Emoji Designer Who’s Bringing African Culture To Smartphone Keyboards…

‘World’s most efficient battery’ can power a smartphone for five days

January 03, 2020 at 07:00PM Lithium-sulfur breakthrough offers radical new energy storage solution 'World's most efficient battery' can power a smartphone for five days … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: 'World's most efficient battery' can power a smartphone for five days

The smartphone tracking industry has been rumbled. When will we act? | John Naughton

December 28, 2019 at 04:00PM Shadowy firms collect detailed data on where we go and who we meet through our apps. Yet where is the protest that would fuel change? When the history of our time comes to be written, one of the things that will puzzle historians (assuming any have survived the climate cataclysm)Continue reading “The smartphone tracking industry has been rumbled. When will we act? | John Naughton”

Best smartphone 2019: iPhone, OnePlus, Samsung and Huawei compared and ranked

December 17, 2019 at 07:00AM Our updated list of the top iOS and Android mobile phones – at the best prices right now Need a new smartphone but don’t know which one is the very best? Here’s a guide comparing the current top-end smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus and others to help you pickContinue reading “Best smartphone 2019: iPhone, OnePlus, Samsung and Huawei compared and ranked”

Which reasonably priced smartphone could replace my old Nokia Lumia?

November 07, 2019 at 06:01AM Jim doesn’t need a high-end mobile, but would like something he can rely on at a decent price My Nokia Lumia 820 smartphone is approaching obsolescence after six years’ use. Apart from that, I used a second-hand iPhone for a week before it failed, but I have never used anContinue reading “Which reasonably priced smartphone could replace my old Nokia Lumia?”

Time: Smartphone Voting Could Expand Accessibility, But Election Experts Raise Security Concerns

November 04, 2019 at 09:31PM Some voters with disabilities will be able to cast their ballots on smart phones using blockchain technology for the first time in a U.S. election on Tuesday. But while election officials and mobile voting advocates say the technology has the potential to increase access to the ballot box, election technologyContinue reading “Time: Smartphone Voting Could Expand Accessibility, But Election Experts Raise Security Concerns”

Motorola Razr leak reveals first photos of new flip smartphone

November 01, 2019 at 12:52PM Iconic flip phone is getting a revamp for the smartphone generation Motorola Razr leak reveals first photos of new flip smartphone … Selected by softengoxford Search Web: Motorola Razr leak reveals first photos of new flip smartphone

Report: More Than Half Of U.S. Children Now Own A Smartphone By Age 11

October 29, 2019 at 09:06AM American teenagers spend 7 hours, 22 minutes per day on average with screen media, not counting schoolwork or homework. That’s according to the newly released Common Sense Census. Report: More Than Half Of U.S. Children Now Own A Smartphone By Age 11…

Why you should worry if you have a Chinese smartphone

October 26, 2019 at 04:00PM China’s use of technology for social control of its citizens is extensive – but it could affect users elsewhere too, says security analyst Samantha Hoffman Samantha Hoffman is an analyst of Chinese security issues at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (Aspi). She recently published a paper entitled Engineering Global Consent:Continue reading “Why you should worry if you have a Chinese smartphone”