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Date / TimeStory
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @03:36PM Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @09:28AM 'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand
Monday October 20, 2014 @01:32PM Barometers In iPhones Mean More Crowdsourcing In Weather Forecasts
Friday October 17, 2014 @05:55PM Google Releases Android 5.0 Lollipop SDK and Nexus Preview Images
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @02:10PM Google Announces Motorola-Made Nexus 6 and HTC-Made Nexus 9
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @11:17AM Flight Attendants Want Stricter Gadget Rules Reinstated
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @11:49AM Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers
Monday September 29, 2014 @02:27PM Google To Require As Many As 20 of Its Apps Preinstalled On Android Devices
Monday September 29, 2014 @12:39PM Court Rules Nokia Must Pay Damages To Buyers of Faulty Phones In Mexico
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @09:29AM Phablet Reviews: Before and After the iPhone 6
Saturday September 20, 2014 @07:25PM Ask Slashdot: Is iOS 8 a Pig?
Thursday September 18, 2014 @05:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @09:22AM Early iPhone 6 Benchmark Results Show Only Modest Gains For A8
Thursday September 11, 2014 @02:53PM Amazon Instant Video Now Available On Android
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @10:26AM Under the Apple Hype Machine, Amazon Drops Fire Phone Price To 99 Cents
Sunday September 07, 2014 @04:45PM Facebook's Auto-Play Videos Chew Up Expensive Data Plans
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @04:17PM E-Books On a $20 Cell Phone
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @01:20PM California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:20AM Google Announces a New Processor For Project Ara
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:58PM Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @08:36AM Xiaomi's Next OS Looks Strikingly Similar To iOS
Thursday August 14, 2014 @10:26AM The Biggest iPhone Security Risk Could Be Connecting One To a Computer
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @01:03PM Samsung Announces Galaxy Alpha Featuring Metal Frame and Rounded Corners
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:30PM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @02:16PM Xiaomi Arrives As Top Smartphone Seller In China
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @04:33PM T-Mobile Smartphones Outlast Competitors' Identical Models
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @08:05PM Google, Linaro Develop Custom Android Edition For Project Ara
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @11:55AM $299 Android Gaming Tablet Reviewed
Monday July 28, 2014 @06:38AM Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus
Sunday July 27, 2014 @11:55PM Popular Android Apps Full of Bugs: Researchers Blame Recycling of Code
Saturday July 26, 2014 @10:00AM Greenpeace: Amazon Fire Burns More Coal and Gas Than It Should
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @10:26AM NVIDIA Launches Tegra K1-Based SHIELD Tablet, Wireless Controller
Thursday July 17, 2014 @10:51PM Lenovo Halts Sales of Small-Screen Windows 8.1 Tablets Due To "Lack of Interest"
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @02:26PM Project Tango is Giving Mobile Devices a Sense of Space and Motion (Video)
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @12:20PM Disappointed Woz Sells His "Worthless" Galaxy Gear Watch
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @12:15PM Improv Project, Vivaldi Tablet Officially Dead
Monday June 30, 2014 @03:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Sunday June 29, 2014 @01:41PM Overkill? LG Phone Has 2560x1440 Display, Laser Focusing
Sunday June 29, 2014 @11:48AM On the Significance of Google's New Cardboard: An Idea Worth Recycling
Friday June 27, 2014 @08:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?
Friday June 27, 2014 @02:46PM What To Do If Police Try To Search Your Phone Without a Warrant
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @10:41AM First Phone Out of Microsoft-Nokia -- and It's an Android
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @09:18AM Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones
Monday June 23, 2014 @08:05PM BlackBerry Back In Profit
Friday June 20, 2014 @07:38AM Malware Posing As Official Google Play Store Evades Most Security Checks
Thursday June 19, 2014 @10:22AM Google and Microsoft Plan Kill Switches On Smartphones
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @10:55AM Huawei, Vodafone Test Out Hybrid System That Combines LTE and GSM
Monday June 16, 2014 @04:52PM How Hackable Is The iPaq IA-1 Internet Appliance?
Sunday June 15, 2014 @06:44PM Amazon's 3D Smartphone As a (Useful) Gimmick
Friday June 13, 2014 @09:22PM Google Fit To Curate Steps, Calories, Heart Rate, Other Biometric Data
Friday June 13, 2014 @06:11PM European iPhone Chargers Prone To Overheating
Thursday June 12, 2014 @05:05PM Starbuck's Wireless Charging Stations Won't Work With Most Devices
Thursday June 12, 2014 @09:26AM Mozilla To Sell '$25' Firefox OS Smartphones In India
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @04:36PM CyanogenMod Shows Off Android On the HP TouchPad
Monday June 09, 2014 @04:05PM Kindle Touch Gets World's Simplest Jailbreak
Thursday June 05, 2014 @11:40AM AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @12:50PM Ask Slashdot: Do 4G World Phones Exist?
Monday June 02, 2014 @03:11AM A Different Kind of Linux Smartphone: Samsung To Sell Tizen-Based Model Z
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @10:19AM Samsung S5 Reports Stress Levels Through Heart Rate Variability Measure
Sunday May 25, 2014 @04:05PM HP Delivers a Big-Name, 7-inch Android Tablet For $100: Comes With Compromises
Sunday May 25, 2014 @10:24AM After Knocked-Down Damages Claim, Apple Again Seeks to Ban Some Samsung Phones
Saturday May 24, 2014 @10:37PM TechCrunch and Others On the Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @01:06PM Surface Pro 3 Has 12" Screen, Intel Inside
Friday May 16, 2014 @08:35AM For US Customers, Text Access To 911 Slowly Rolls Out
Thursday May 15, 2014 @05:14PM Apple's Revenge: iMessage Might Eat Your Texts If You Switch To Android
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @11:35AM 7.1 Billion People, 7.1 Billion Mobile Phone Accounts Activated
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @10:16AM US Navy Develops World's Worst E-reader
Sunday May 04, 2014 @02:37PM Foursquare Splits To Take On Yelp
Sunday May 04, 2014 @11:35AM Death Wish Meets GPS: iPhone Theft Victims Confronting Perps
Friday May 02, 2014 @06:46PM iOS 7 Update Silently Removes Encryption For Email Attachments
Thursday May 01, 2014 @03:29PM Canonical (Nearly) Halts Development of Ubuntu For Android
Thursday May 01, 2014 @01:03PM Really, Why Are Smartphones Still Tied To Contracts?
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @10:36PM iPad Fever Is Officially Cooling
Saturday April 19, 2014 @03:32PM Google's New Camera App Simulates Shallow Depth of Field
Thursday March 27, 2014 @01:16PM Russian Officials Dump iPads For Samsung Tablets Over Spy Fears
Friday March 21, 2014 @11:30PM Oppo's New Phone Hits 538 PPI
Tuesday March 18, 2014 @10:55AM Brazil Blocks Foreign Mobile Phones
Thursday March 13, 2014 @03:46PM Microsoft Dumping License Fees For Windows Phone?
Thursday March 13, 2014 @08:34AM Replicant Hackers Find and Close Samsung Galaxy Back-door
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @08:11PM Apple Demands $40 Per Samsung Phone For 5 Software Patents
Sunday March 09, 2014 @09:41AM Google Blocking Asus's Android-Windows "Duet"?
Friday March 07, 2014 @07:18PM Firefox OS Will Become the Mobile OS To Beat
Tuesday March 04, 2014 @01:13PM Second Federal 'Kill-switch' Bill Introduced Targeting Smartphone Theft
Thursday February 27, 2014 @02:09PM Sundar Pichai: Android Designed For Openness; Security a Lower Priority
Thursday February 27, 2014 @09:12AM Project Ara: Inside Google's Modular Smartphones
Tuesday February 25, 2014 @02:17PM New iOS Keylogging Vulnerability Discovered
Friday February 21, 2014 @11:47PM Apple Fixes Dangerous SSL Authentication Flaw In iOS
Friday February 21, 2014 @09:03PM Jolla Announces Sailfish OS 1.0
Thursday February 20, 2014 @06:42PM Drive-by Android Malware Exploits Unpatchable Vulnerability
Thursday February 20, 2014 @10:44AM With 'Virgin' Developers, Microsoft Could Fork Android
Thursday February 13, 2014 @09:52AM Nokia Turns To Android To Regain Share In Emerging Markets
Friday February 07, 2014 @07:00PM With HTTPS Everywhere, Is Firefox Now the Most Secure Mobile Browser?
Thursday January 30, 2014 @02:27PM The App That Tracks Who's Tracking You
Thursday January 30, 2014 @11:59AM Google's Motorola Adventure: Stinging Defeat, Or Semi-Victory?
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @01:31PM Why Does Facebook Need To Read My Text Messages?
Sunday January 26, 2014 @03:50PM Ask Slashdot: Life After N900?
Friday January 24, 2014 @07:24PM South Korean Court Rules That Phone Bloatware Must Be Deletable
Thursday January 23, 2014 @06:20PM Google Charging OEMs Licensing Fees For Play Store
Thursday December 05, 2013 @04:02PM Barcelona Will Be a Big Test For HotSpot 2.0 Wi-Fi Connections
Thursday December 05, 2013 @10:19AM NSA Tracking Cellphone Locations Worldwide
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @10:42AM Yota Phone Launches With Secondary E-Ink Display
Monday December 02, 2013 @12:36PM Over 20% of Online Black Friday Sales Came From Mobile Devices
Saturday November 30, 2013 @06:01PM Sailfish Can Officially Be Installed To Android Devices
Thursday November 28, 2013 @09:53AM CyanogenMod Installer Removed From Google Play Store
Sunday November 24, 2013 @10:19AM 3D Systems and Motorola Team Up To Deliver Customizable 3D Printed Smartphones
Tuesday November 19, 2013 @02:34PM AMD To Launch a Windows 8.1 Gaming Tablet
Sunday November 17, 2013 @08:47PM Ars Checks Out CyanogenMod's New Installer
Thursday November 14, 2013 @12:32PM EU To Allow 3G and 4G Connections On Planes
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:17AM Apple Developing Curve Screen iPhones and Improved Sensors
Friday November 08, 2013 @08:05PM Nexus 5 With Android 4.4 and Snapdragon 800 Challenges Apple A7 In Benchmarks
Thursday November 07, 2013 @10:33AM Protect Your Android Phone By Killing All Its Crapware
Saturday November 02, 2013 @04:39PM Surface Pro 2 Gets Significant Battery Boost
Saturday November 02, 2013 @01:19PM CyanogenMod 10.2 M1 Released
Saturday November 02, 2013 @12:37PM OpenPhoenux Neo900 Bills Itself As Successor To Nokia's N900
Thursday October 31, 2013 @03:03PM Android KitKat Released
Thursday October 31, 2013 @12:02PM FAA To Allow Use of Most Electronic Devices Throughout Flights
Wednesday October 30, 2013 @04:54PM Google Nexus 5 Posts Best Gaming Benchmark Among Android Smartphones
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @09:57AM Leak: Almost a Third of Samsung Galaxy Gear Smartwatches Are Being Returned
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @08:34AM Motorola's "Project Ara" Will Allow Users To Customize Their Smartphones
Friday October 25, 2013 @06:51PM Ask Slashdot: Developer Responsibility When Apps Might Risk Lives?
Thursday October 24, 2013 @07:40AM LG Launches Its Firefox OS Phone Fireweb for $200
Tuesday October 22, 2013 @09:44AM Ubuntu Touch On a Nexus 7: "Almost Awesome"
Sunday October 20, 2013 @02:49PM Sleeper: LG G2 One of the Fastest Android Smartphones On the Market
Sunday October 13, 2013 @07:27PM Irony: iPhone 5S Users Reporting Blue Screen of Death
Monday October 07, 2013 @12:53AM Leaked Manual Reveals Details On Google's Nexus 5
Sunday October 06, 2013 @01:50PM Microsoft Makes Another "Nearly Sold Out" Claim For the Surface Line
Saturday October 05, 2013 @03:11PM Microsoft Reportedly Seeks To Put Windows Phone On Android Devices
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @01:00PM Samsung Fudging Benchmarks Again On Galaxy Note 3
Tuesday October 01, 2013 @08:07AM How Your Smartphone Can Spy On What You Type
Thursday September 26, 2013 @10:26AM Wealth In Africa Mapped Using Mobile Phone Data
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @08:20AM Microsoft Takes Another Stab At Tablets, Unveils Surface 2, Surface 2 Pro
Monday September 23, 2013 @04:45PM FAA May Let You Use Electronic Devices During Airplane Takeoff and Landing Soon
Saturday September 21, 2013 @09:41AM Turning a Smart Phone Into a Microscope
Tuesday September 17, 2013 @09:28AM Insiders Say B&N Will Launch New Nook,Tablet In October
Thursday September 12, 2013 @08:44AM First Bay Trail Windows 8.1 Convertible To Start At $349
Sunday September 08, 2013 @05:04PM Ars Test Drives the "Netflix For Books"
Sunday September 08, 2013 @10:20AM NSA Can Spy On Data From Smart Phones, Including Blackberry
Sunday September 08, 2013 @09:38AM Microsoft Drops Price on Nokia's 41-Megapixel Phone
Sunday September 08, 2013 @12:35AM Can Even Apple Make a Watch Insanely Smart?
Saturday September 07, 2013 @01:32PM Could Technology Create Modern-Day 'Leper Colonies'?
Thursday September 05, 2013 @09:19AM Surface Pro 2 and Surface 2: Now With New Kickstand!
Saturday August 31, 2013 @07:11AM For Education, Why TI-83 > iPad
Monday August 26, 2013 @12:54AM Omate TrueSmart Watch Stands Alone — No Phone Required
Sunday August 25, 2013 @04:10PM iFixit Tears Down the New Moto X, So You Don't Have To
Saturday August 24, 2013 @12:10PM Barnes & Noble Won't Give Up On the Nook
Thursday August 22, 2013 @04:02PM Motorola Uses NFC To Enable Touch-to-Unlock For Smartphones
Thursday August 22, 2013 @10:35AM Ubuntu Edge Draws Nearly $13M, But Falls Short of Indiegogo Goal
Thursday August 22, 2013 @08:21AM LG Reportedly Working On a Firefox OS Phone
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @09:45AM Write Windows Phone Apps, No Code Required
Tuesday August 20, 2013 @07:54AM Dell Dumps Keyboardless Windows RT Tablets
Friday August 16, 2013 @08:26PM Ubuntu Edge Now Most-Backed Crowdfunding Campaign Ever
Thursday August 15, 2013 @08:25AM Android 4.3 Based CyanogenMod 10.2 Nightlies Arrive
Sunday August 11, 2013 @10:30PM Behind the Story of the iPhone's Default Text Tone
Saturday August 10, 2013 @04:31PM Google Posts Images, Binaries For New Nexus 7
Saturday August 10, 2013 @02:22PM Samsung Infringed On Apple Patents, Says ITC
Thursday August 08, 2013 @09:13AM MS: Windows Phone 8 Wi-Fi Vulnerable, Cannot Be Patched
Thursday August 08, 2013 @06:43AM Finance Firm Bloomberg Goes In For $80,000 On Ubuntu Edge Project
Thursday August 01, 2013 @04:53PM Hands On With Motorola's Moto X
Thursday August 01, 2013 @11:16AM Are We At the Limit of Screen Resolution Improvements?
Thursday August 01, 2013 @08:46AM ByteLight Unveils NFC Alternative Called Light Field Communication
Tuesday July 30, 2013 @09:06AM Ubuntu Edge Smartphone Funding Trends Low
Sunday July 28, 2013 @01:32AM Tim Cook May Not Know Why, But Samsung Is Winning in China
Friday July 26, 2013 @06:37PM Meet Focal, the New Camera App For CyanogenMod
Thursday July 25, 2013 @10:37AM After a User Dies, Apple Warns Against Counterfeit Chargers
Tuesday July 23, 2013 @12:22PM A Radical Plan For Saving Microsoft's Surface RT
Friday July 19, 2013 @08:23PM Microsoft Is Sitting On Six Million Unsold Surface Tablets
Thursday July 18, 2013 @03:43PM VLC For iOS Returns On July 19, Rewritten and Fully Open-Sourced
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @08:00AM Former Sun Mobile JIT Engineers Take On Mobile JavaScript/HTML Performance
Monday July 15, 2013 @01:23AM Samsung Ups Ante In Smartphone Size Wars: 6.3 Inches
Sunday July 14, 2013 @07:48PM An Interesting Look At the Performance of JavaScript On Mobile Devices
Sunday July 14, 2013 @03:51PM Microsoft Slashes Prices On Surface
Sunday July 14, 2013 @01:20PM Moto X Demo Video Reveals Google's Android Superphone
Saturday July 13, 2013 @09:42AM Microsoft Sues US Customs For Allowing Imports of Banned Motorola Phones
Friday July 12, 2013 @07:14PM New Analysis Casts Doubt On Intel's Smartphone Performance vs. ARM Devices
Thursday July 11, 2013 @07:32PM Hands On With the Nokia Lumia 1020
Thursday July 11, 2013 @09:58AM Mount Fuji Gets 4G Wireless
Thursday July 11, 2013 @09:04AM Android Master Key Vulnerability Checker Now Live
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @10:14AM Mozilla Launches Firefox OS Devices In Stores, Opens Up App Payments
Sunday July 07, 2013 @09:58PM Next-Gen Gorilla Glass: Smartphones Could Have Antibacterial, Anti-Glare Display
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @02:03PM Opinion: Apple Should Have Gone With Intel Instead of TSMC
Monday July 01, 2013 @06:58PM Firefox OS Smartphones Launching, But Will Anyone Buy One?
Friday June 28, 2013 @07:51PM L.A. School District's 30,000 iPads May Come With Free Lock-In
Tuesday June 25, 2013 @09:01AM iFixit Giving Away 1,776 "iPhone Liberation Kits"
Friday June 21, 2013 @06:08PM Android Fragmentation Isn't Hurting Its Adoption
Thursday June 20, 2013 @03:41PM Foxconn Betting Big On Firefox OS
Thursday June 20, 2013 @08:56AM Next SurfaceRT To Come With Qualcomm Snapdragon 800, LTE
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @03:09AM Echolocation For Your Cell Phone
Sunday June 16, 2013 @01:49PM AT&T Rolls Out iPhone Wireless Emergency Alerts
Thursday June 13, 2013 @12:32PM Ask Slashdot: How To Bypass Gov't Spying On Cellphones?
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @10:55AM First Look At Ubuntu Touch, the Smartphone OS
Tuesday June 11, 2013 @08:29AM Apple's War Against Jailbreaking Now Makes Perfect Sense
Friday June 07, 2013 @07:24AM It's Time To Start Taking Stolen Phones Seriously
Monday June 03, 2013 @04:53PM Mozilla, Foxconn Confirm Firefox OS Partnership
Friday May 31, 2013 @07:12PM Bug In Samsung S3 Grabs Too Many Images, Ups Data Use
Thursday May 30, 2013 @06:35PM Motorola Building "Self-Aware" Smartphone
Monday May 20, 2013 @09:58AM Jolla Announces First Meego Phone Available By End 2013
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:18PM Cell Phones As a Dirty Bomb Detection Network
Monday May 13, 2013 @11:44AM Kaspersky Inks a Deal With Qualcomm To Improve Android Security
Monday May 13, 2013 @11:43AM Ubuntu Touch: The Other Linux OS For Your Phone
Monday May 13, 2013 @10:35AM Mozilla Handing Out Free Firefox OS Developer Phones To Bolster App Marketplace

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