12 ways to hack-proof your smartphone

12 ways to hack-proof your smartphone

Protect your privacy, data and peace of mind with this guide to beating thieves, whether theyre online or on the street As weve recently seen from Android users, as Googles app-vetting process isnt as strict as Apples, and there have been reports of malicious apps spending months on the Play Store before being spotted and […]

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may come as early as late August

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 may come as early as late August

Image: BRITTANY HERBERT/MASHABLe The successor to Samsung’s explosive Galaxy Note 7 is could be here soon. Citing an unnamed source, Reuters reports Samsung plans to hold a launch event in New York City for the much-awaited Galaxy Note 8 smartphone in the second half of August. The report also says the Note 8 will have […]

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Virgin Mobile goes iPhone-only, offers a year of service for $1

Virgin Mobile goes iPhone-only, offers a year of service for $1

In attempt to woo customers away from competitors, Virgin Mobile USA today announced a deal that will see it transitioning to become an iPhone-only carrier. The company is also partnering with Apple toactivate Virgins services in Apples stores. To kick off this change, Virgin introduced a limited time promotion that will see it giving away […]

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American Spies Now Have Their Very Own Smartphone App

American Spies Now Have Their Very Own Smartphone App

Chris Rasmussen is an evangelist, and his message is crowdsourcing. As a career analyst inside the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Rasmussen’s sermons have been limited to a closed top-secret community. But this week, he’s going public with his most radical idea to date, in the form of a smartphone app for senior US intelligence officers. Called […]

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