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Airlines Now Verbally Warning Passengers Not to Use Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on the Plane

Airlines and airports are beginning to crack down on explosive Samsung Galaxy Note 7 phones. This morning, New York Times reporter Mike Isaac tweeted that his airline verbally warned passengers to power off and stow the recalled device.

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Rhett Jones

September 11th

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LG G5 Review: A Timid Attempt to Put the Gadget Back in Smartphones

They say you can’t have your cake and eat it too, but when it comes to smartphones, consumers want more functionality, while expecting the hardware to keep getting thinner. With the G5, LG believes it’s found a way to meet those expectations by adding functionality through swappable modules.

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Andrew Liszewski

April 12th

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Chicago Man Charged with Felony for Jamming Cell Phones on a Train

People squawking on their phones on public transportation is annoying as hell. That’s why one Chicago man allegedly took it upon himself to jam fellow commuters’ cell phone signals as part of a morning ritual that lasted months. Now he’s a charged felon in jail, being held for a $10,000 bail.

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Bryan Lufkin

March 9th

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Train Tracks Are the Most Dangerous Way to Charge a Phone

Did I mention it’s illegal too? Because it’s super illegal.

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March 7th

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iOS 9.3 makes it abundantly clear if your work iPhone is being tracked by your employer

Apple is ramping up security and privacy efforts on all fronts right now, although most attention is currently directed towards the ongoing Apple FBI iPhone backdoor case. Reddit user MaGNeTiX has found that Apple is taking a big step in iOS 9.3 (currently on beta 5) towards transparency when an iOS device is being managed by an institution or enterprise through MDM. If your iPhone is being tracked by the company, it is now clearly marked in the About page of Settings and the Lock Screen. It’s hard to get more clear than a permanent ‘This iPhone is managed by your organisation’ message at the bottom of the screen.

Apple lets companies track and manage iPhones through an MDM deployment program. iOS 9.3 will remove any ambiguity as to whether the company is tracking the device …

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Filed under: AAPL Company, iOS, iOS Devices, Tech Industry Tagged: devices, employees, iOS, iOS 9 beta 5, lock screen, MDM, phones

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Benjamin Mayo

March 2nd

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iOS 9.3 makes it abundantly clear if your work iPhone is being tracked by your employer

Apple is ramping up security and privacy efforts on all fronts right now, although most attention is currently directed towards the ongoing Apple FBI iPhone backdoor case. Reddit user MaGNeTiX has found that Apple is taking a big step in iOS 9.3 (currently on beta 5) towards transparency when an iOS device is being managed by an institution or enterprise through MDM. If your iPhone is being tracked by the company, it is now clearly marked in the About page of Settings and the Lock Screen. It’s hard to get more clear than a permanent ‘This iPhone is managed by your organisation’ message at the bottom of the screen.

Apple lets companies track and manage iPhones through an MDM deployment program. iOS 9.3 will remove any ambiguity as to whether the company is tracking the device …

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Filed under: AAPL Company, iOS, iOS Devices, Tech Industry Tagged: devices, employees, iOS, iOS 9 beta 5, lock screen, MDM, phones

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Benjamin Mayo

March 2nd

Apple

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Tim Cook: An iPhone Master Key Would Be the ‘Software Equivalent of Cancer’

Apple CEO Tim Cook told ABC World News Tonight’s David Muir that he remains opposed to giving the FBI a skeleton key that would allow it to break into one of the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhones.

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Bryan Lufkin

February 24th

Apple

What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

You’ve probably seen the instantly classic photo of Mark Zuckerberg cheerfully strutting past a crowd blinded by VR headsets at Mobile World Congress during Samsung’s press conference. Well, if you can believe it, that was just one of the many totally absurd moments from this year’s conference. Photographers snapped hundreds of other photos from the mobile tech event, and after a short look back, it’s safe to say this year was stranger than ever before.

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Attila Nagy

February 24th

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What Happens When an Army of Geeks Descends on Barcelona

You’ve probably seen the instantly classic photo of Mark Zuckerberg cheerfully strutting past a crowd blinded by VR headsets at Mobile World Congress during Samsung’s press conference. Well, if you can believe it, that was just one of the many totally absurd moments from this year’s conference. Photographers snapped hundreds of other photos from the mobile tech event, and after a short look back, it’s safe to say this year was stranger than ever before.

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Attila Nagy

February 24th

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Xiaomi Mi 5: Great Specs, Awesome Display, Cheap. Too Bad You Can’t Buy It

Xiaomi has a reputation for making good phones at incredible prices. That’s never been more true than with the new Mi 5, a phone with specs to compete with the iPhone or Galaxy S7—but for comparative peanuts. Too bad you probably won’t be able to buy one.

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Carlos Rebato

February 24th

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