Battery-free technology brings gesture recognition to all devices
Mute the song playing on your smartphone in your pocket by flicking your index finger in the air, or pause your "This American Life" podcast with a small wave of the hand. This kind of gesture control for ...
Security firms warn of increase in mobile malware and its increasingly regional nature
Software analyzes apps for malicious behavior
Last year at the end of July the Russian software company "Doctor Web" detected several malicious apps in the app store "Google Play". Downloaded on a smartphone, the malware installed—without the permission ...
Clear differences in flagship mobile phones' connection speed, study says
Flagship models of Apple, LG, Samsung and Nokia phones provide users with remarkably different mobile network connection speed compared to each other. According to Netradar, a free mobile application to measure ...
New tools to get your smartphone up to speed
"Check the map," says the voice in the commercial. "Verizon's super fast 4GLTE is the most reliable and in more places than any other 4G network."
New NFC solution for identity cards enables fast and convenient benefits for citizens
At this year's CeBIT show, NXP Semiconductors N.V. and AGETO will be presenting an important new NFC technology solution for national ID cards, allowing German citizens to benefit from the advantages of the country's new ...
LG to launch new smartwatch this year
LG will launch its first smartwatch in 2014, the head of its mobile unit said Monday, tapping into the nascent market for wearable devices seen as the mobile industry's new source of growth.
Metadata and the law: What your smartphone really says about you
Metadata related to lawful interception has been in the news a bit lately. You may have seen last week the Australian Federal Police (AFP) called for more access to electronic metadata as a Senate committee evaluates Australian mass surveillance laws. ...
Dish, Disney deal envisions Internet-delivered TV
Dish Network and Disney have reached a landmark deal that envisions the day when Dish will offer a Netflix-like TV service to people who'd rather stream TV over the Internet than put a satellite receiver on their roof.
Game play remains at heart of changing lifestyles
For almost as long as there have been computers, there have been people intent in playing games with them.
Apple watches for conflict metal in supply chain
Apple on Thursday said it has verified that an essential metal used in its mobile devices is not coming from sources that help finance violent groups in Africa.
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