FBI security expert: Apple are “jerks” about unlocking encrypted phones

Getty Images | Boonrit Panyaphinitnugoon Federal Bureau of Investigation officials are continuing to voice their displeasure with Apple’s approach to iPhone security, with one FBI official reportedly calling the company “jerks” and an “evil genius” this week. Apple has repeatedly made it more difficult to access data on encrypted iPhones, making Apple customers safer from hackers but also preventing the FBI from breaking into phones … Continue reading FBI security expert: Apple are “jerks” about unlocking encrypted phones

Sony’s three new phones for CES 2018 take 120-degree selfies

The Sony Xperia X2 arrives late January in blue, black, silver and pink. Sony Sony has a trio of new Xperia phones that are designed to fit more of the world around you into your selfies. Unveiled at the annual CES 2018 show here in Las Vegas on Monday, the Xperia XA2, XA2 Ultra and L2 feature a camera that can shoot 120-degree selfies at … Continue reading Sony’s three new phones for CES 2018 take 120-degree selfies

2018 phones will finally get in-display fingerprint scanners – should they follow the iPhone X instead? – BGR

Synaptics made an announcement yesterday that has tech blogs buzzing on Wednesday morning. The company said that an unspecified top-five smartphone OEM has begun mass production of its new Clear ID optical in-display fingerprint sensor. Using Synaptics’ new optical tech, this mysterious smartphone vendor will release a smartphone with a fingerprint scanner embedded beneath the phone’s display. The phone will presumably be released sometime in 2018 … Continue reading 2018 phones will finally get in-display fingerprint scanners – should they follow the iPhone X instead? – BGR

Best Cheap Android Phones – December 2017

In our Android Phone Guide, we rank the top 10 best phones you can buy. These rankings are constantly updated when new phones are released. It’s a great place to look if you’re trying to find the best of the best, but what if you don’t need the absolute best? What if you just want an affordable phone that won’t make you pull your hair … Continue reading Best Cheap Android Phones – December 2017

New study shows iPhone 8 & iPhone X fast charging slower than flagship Android phones

The iPhone X and iPhone 8 are Apple’s first smartphones to officially support fast charging with USB-C. A new study from Tom’s Guide, however, shows the iPhone X and iPhone 8 both lag behind competing flagship Android devices in terms of fast charging capabilities… Spigen TEKA RA200 Airpods Earhooks Cover The testing was done using included fast charging accessories with the OnePlus 5T, LG V30, … Continue reading New study shows iPhone 8 & iPhone X fast charging slower than flagship Android phones