Wi-Fi Hack Crashes iOS Devices as Long as Deivce in Range
Apr23

Wi-Fi Hack Crashes iOS Devices as Long as Deivce in Range

There was a bug discovered in the iOS software that will allow hackers to endlessly reboot and there is no way of stopping it from happening as the user.  This hack is starting to be so well know these areas are starting to be known as “no iOS Zone”. This hack works by using a “specially crafted SSL certificate” that triggers a bug in the operating system that crashes out any app using SSL.  This will make the device reboot over and...

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Apple iPhone 6C coming soon/will look like this?
Mar31

Apple iPhone 6C coming soon/will look like this?

While Apple announced two different sizes of iPhone's at their last announcement they didn't announce an "affordable" iPhone 6C to follow up last years iPhone 5C.  Now it seems according to some leaked pictures from Future Supplier it looks like the 6C is on it's way. Looking at the leak photos it seems that this newer device would not be the larger size the iPhone 6 plus carries but would be simply more of an upgrade to the 5C. ...

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Nintendo Games Coming Soon to Your SmartPhone
Mar17

Nintendo Games Coming Soon to Your SmartPhone

For years and years smartphone users of all ages have been playing Nintendo emulators on their devices and wondering why Nintendo isn't putting out official games themselves. Nintendo for their part has been going all in on their own handle-held gaming systems and has refused to make mobile games for fear of cannibalizing it's own mobile gaming market share. Now it looks like Nintendo has finally saw the light and will start making...

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How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade
Mar05

How to Get Mobile Consumers to Upgrade

In the past when new flagships came out there was ton of new cool "must have" features that would make you break your piggy bank and order one the day it came out.  Recently however it seems that nothing like that has come around.  The Yota phone with it's dual screen has been out for years now and while the Samsung Galaxy Edge is pretty cool it's not getting me to drop 300 bucks and sign a new contract. I only am writing this post...

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The SmartPhone War Heats Up: Apple Samsung Ship Same Number of Devices
Jan29

The SmartPhone War Heats Up: Apple Samsung Ship Same Number of Devices

It looks like the smartphone war just got a little more interesting.  Reports now show that Samsung's recent struggles combined with Apples new found love for phablets and the Chinese market have both companies shipping the same number of smartphones out the door.  Apple and Samsung  shipped around 74.5 million devices in Q4 of 2014. These number a combination of a few factors.  First the new iPhone 6 came out during this time frame...

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Samsung’s Market Slide While Apple and Xiaomi Grow
Dec16

Samsung’s Market Slide While Apple and Xiaomi Grow

The smartphone boom does not seem to be slowing down anywhere in the world as 20% more devices were sold during the third quarter compared to the second three month period of the year. The data was gathered by respected market researchers Gartner. The company found that 310 million smartphones were sold during the last quarter, while good old feature phones continue to fall in the market as more and more budget smartphones are made....

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