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Huawei Mate 8 February security update rolling out

Huawei has started rolling out a new update to its Mate 8 flagship smartphone that includes Android security patch for the month of February. The update also brings along fixes to several issues, including those related to security, privilege escalation, and remote code execution. If you are a Mate 8 owner, you should see an OTA update notification soon, if ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Tab E 7.0 leaks out in all its glory

Last month, specs of a 7-inch variant of Samsung’s Galaxy Tab E tablet leaked online. This was followed by reports that the device is heading to the US – it also received the FCC approval. Now, the tablet has leaked in all its glory. Specs-wise, from what we’ve heard so far, the device will be powered by a 1.3GHz processor, ... Read More »

US says cyber battle against ISIS will ‘black these guys out’

The U.S. is aggressively targeting ISIS in cyberspace, attempting to halt the group’s ability to communicate electronically, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said Thursday. His comments build on those from earlier this week when, for the first time, the Department of Defense admitted to an active offensive cyberspace mission. “There is no reason why these guys ought to be able ... Read More »

Rose gold and platinum Samsung Gear S2 Classic will be out in the US tomorrow

Last month, the two new Gear S2 Classic models Samsung unveiled at CES began their global rollout. And now this is about to take them to the US. Both the rose gold and the platinum Gear S2 will become available stateside tomorrow, for a recommended retail price of $449.99. You’ll find them at Samsung’s own online store, as well as ... Read More »

Apple called out for copyright infringement with 3D Touch

When you’re as big as Apple, you get used to staffing a strong legal department pretty quick. Copyright claims and lawsuits have become such a mundane part of the tech business that we honestly can’t even remember a time when Cupertino and Samsung weren’t at each other’s throats over some legal claim. Plus, suing a gigantic corporation is often a ... Read More »

Mortgage applications eke out 0.2% gain

It is fast becoming a tale of two mortgage markets, as interest rates move sideways and refinances dry up. Total mortgage application volume increased 0.2 percent last week on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Volume is 20 percent higher than the same week one year ago. Jeff J Mitchell | Getty Images There is now ... Read More »

Adobe rolls out new enterprise app creation service

Adobe has merged two of its app development services into one in an attempt to help businesses easily build professional-looking apps, without requiring a whole lot of coding know-how. The Digital Publishing Solution and Adobe Experience Manager Apps components of the company’s Marketing Cloud services are now under one Adobe Experience Manager Mobile umbrella. Using the new-ish service, teams inside ... Read More »

Huawei sends out MWC 2016 invites

Huawei has sent out invites for its Mobile World Congress press conference. The event will be held at Barcelona’s Montjuïc Exhibition Centre on February 21, which is a day before this year’s MWC formally begins. “We invite you to join Richard Yu, Chief Executive Officer, Huawei Consumer Business Group, and other Huawei executives, for the global unveiling of Huawei’s newest ... Read More »

Review: Meet the Nextbit Robin, an Android phone that never lets you run out of space

The stylish Robin automatically backs up your apps, bringing some much-needed innovation to the Android world. Similar Mobile View the transcript More Mobile Now Playing Review: Meet the Nextbit Robin, an Android phone that never lets you run out of space (2:46) Most Memorable Moments of MWC 2015 (3:23) Samsung Galaxy S7 rumor roundup(5:02) When are VR and AR coming ... Read More »

Exynos 8890 and Kirin 950 duke it out in Geekbench 3

A Canadian version of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 (one with Exynos 8890) was tested on Geekbench 3. A Kirin 950-powered Huawei Mate 8 also put in a score. The Galaxy S7 score wasn’t in “crazy high” territory, but both the hardware and the software are under development so expect the final score to go up. The Kirin 950 chipset, ... Read More »