• ALL DEALS
    UN Human Rights Chief Warns of Implications of Apple-FBI Row

    An FBI demand that Apple unlock an iPhone risks setting a dangerous precedent that could have a chilling effect on human rights, the United Nations rights chief warned Friday. Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein’s intervention came after Apple’s largest rivals backed the tech giant’s bid to resist the US government demand seeking to access the iPhone […]

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    Oppo R9, R9 Plus Hit Certification Site; Design and Specifications Tipped

    Earlier this week we saw a couple of teasers indicating Oppo might launch its R9 smartphone at an event on March 17. Now the smartphone, alongside with a ‘Plus’ variant, appear to have passed Tenaa, the Chinese telecommunications certification authority. The listing reveals some high-end specifications and images – while both the Oppo R9 and […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Does an Extremist’s iPhone Contain a ‘Cyber Pathogen’?

    A local prosecutor has offered an unusual justification for forcing Apple to help hack an iPhone used by a San Bernardino mass killer: The phone might have been “used as a weapon” to introduce malicious software to county computer systems. San Bernardino County District Attorney Michael Ramos acknowledged to The Associated Press that there’s no […]

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    US Police Say Criminals Like Apple’s iPhone Because of Encryption

    Some criminals have switched to new iPhones as their “device of choice” to commit wrongdoing due to strong encryption Apple Inc has placed on their products, three law enforcement groups said in a court filing. The groups told a judge overseeing Apple’s battle with the US Department of Justice on Thursday that, among other things, […]

  • NEWS
    iPhone Could Identify Unknown San Bernardino Attacker, Says Prosecutor

    Information contained in an encrypted iPhone could help finally answer whether there was a third assailant in the San Bernardino terror attack that killed 14 people, according to court papers filed by the county’s district attorney. San Bernardino Police Chief Jarrod Burguan said Friday that the question of a third attacker has nagged investigators despite […]

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    In Apple vs FBI Case, Compromise Appears Elusive

    As Apple’s legal battle with the FBI over encryption heads toward a showdown, there appears little hope for a compromise that would placate both sides and avert a divisive court decision. The FBI is pressing Apple to develop a system that would allow the law enforcement agency to break into a locked iPhone used by […]

  • NEWS
    Samsung Galaxy S7, S7 Edge India Launch Set for Tuesday

    Samsung India over the weekend started sending media invites for an event on Tuesday where the company is expected to unveil the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge premium smartphones. The invite came with a tagline that said, “Witness The Next Galaxy Revolution as it unveils its new sensation!” Apart from the smartphones, Samsung is […]

  • NEWS
    ‘HTC 10’ Images, Specifications, and Launch Date Leaked

    It is not a secret that HTC will soon be launching the successor to the One M9 in the market. The company has not yet revealed the launch date of the smartphone or anything else about the device except its shiny metal bezel in a teaser image. However, Internet has lately been flooded with leaks […]

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    Flipkart’s Big Shopping Days Sale: What’s On Offer

    Flipkart’s second ‘Big Shopping Days’ sale of the year has kicked off, where the online marketplace is offering discounts on smartphones, tablets, and other gadgets. In addition to these deals, consumers shopping on Flipkart until Wednesday can also get an additional 10 percent extra discount on every purchase made via State Bank of India (SBI) […]

  • NEWS
    Apple SVP Craig Federighi Calls FBI’s iPhone Demands ‘Disappointing’

    Craig Federighi, Apple’s Senior Vice President says that law enforcement wants his company to roll back the security standard of the iOS mobile operating system to intentionally make it less secure. Strongly disagreeing with law enforcement’s stance on the matter, Federighi has pushed the company’s view forward and explained why it matters. Federighi in an […]

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    OnePlus 2 Now Receiving OxygenOS 2.2.1 Update With RAW Support, More

    OnePlus 2 back in December last year received the OxygenOS 2.2.0 update with several fixes. It now has started receiving OxygenOS 2.2.1 that brings new features in the camera department among other fixes and improvements. The new OS version started rolling out last week. The OxygenOS 2.2.1 update for OnePlus 2 brings RAW file support […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Windows 10 Update Brings New Features, Wider Language Support to Cortana

    Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 update, which was seeded to Insiders on the “fast ring” last week, aims to enhance the capabilities of Cortana. The company’s digital personal assistant now supports three more languages, making it functional in 14 languages in total. The Redmond, Washington-based company last week released Windows 10 build 14279 which, among other […]