Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter
May21

Here’s Why Phone Design Doesn’t Matter

If there is one thing I use to LOVE about new devices when they first got introduced was design.  There are magic designs out there.  The HTC One is still a piece of art work, the latest Galaxy device is nice, iPhone's (while I hate the OS) are very well crafted and designed devices.  But something has changed in the past few years that made all of this design obsolete. Yup that's right somewhere along the way smartphone OEM's have...

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Samsung Gets a HUGE Break in it’s Apple Settlement

Way back in 2012 Samsung and Apple had a court dispute in which Apple got award a whopping $930 million dollars in damages.  This was for "violating Apple's intellectual property."  Well that ruling was partly reversed. It seems that Samsung did not violate Apple's trade dress — broader elements of design and aesthetic that dictate the presentation of Apple's gadgets.  This got the damages dropped... a lot all they way down too $548...

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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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The SmartWatch is Now Supersized Welcome “Rufus Cuff”
Apr16

The SmartWatch is Now Supersized Welcome “Rufus Cuff”

You know it was only a matter of time till some stopped trying to squeeze a smartphone into a watch and simply said to heck with it lets simply put a smartphone on peoples wrists.  Well that day is here welcome the "Rufus Cuff".  This device is doesn't even pretend to be a watch it's a brand new mobile category. I don't really know who this is aimed it it's 2000's version of the watch calculator that was seen on the techist people...

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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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