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Huawei Beats Google — Offers $220,000 For ‘Zero-Click’ Android Phone Hacks

Huawei has fended off questions about secret backdoors in its smartphone and networking technology for years. Now it’s going to reward hackers for finding them in its Android-based mobile phones and in the process is outdoing Google. In a bug bounty launch last week, Huawei said it would pay up to $220,000 (€200,000) for demonstrating a “critical” weakness in one… Read More »

T-Mobile to offer BOGO and special discounts for phones, tablets and smartwatches starting tomorrow

With the holiday season approaching rapidly, T-Mobile decided to take a head start with its early holiday offerings which begin tomorrow. These are headlined by a buy one, get one free (BOGO) promo for the Samsung Galaxy S10 series, Galaxy Note10 duo and LG G8 ThinQ. In order to take advantage of this deal customers will have to activate both phones or… Read More »

Is There Any Cooler Gadget for Your Desk Than This NES-Inspired Mouse?

Odds are that your computer mouse isn’t what you would call “stylish.” It’s a tool and it needs to be functional first and foremost, after all. But what if you could have both? The new 8BitDo N30 Wireless Mouse ($25), slickly slathered in mid-1980s NES style, is not just a striking bit of retro-chic tech that would look dashing… Read More »

Android Auto standalone app now available for Android 10 users

Google recently integrated Android Auto with the Android 10 operating system, removing the need for a separate app. But this meant that Android 10 users who own a car with a non-compatible head unit would no longer be able to use Android Auto just on their phone, which was possible in the past. So in September, Google promised… Read More »

[Update: October 2019] The best iPhone, iPad, and MacBook trade deals: Get max cash for old devices

Apple’s fall event is now behind us, and most of the other biggest phone launches have happened at this point. Amidst new iPhones, MacBooks, iPads, and Apple Watches (not to mention non-Apple devices!), what are you to do with all your old gear? Recycle it of course! And while you’re at it, why not get some cash for those… Read More »

OnePlus starts rolling out Android 10 update for OnePlus 7, OnePlus 7 Pro smartphones

Google, earlier this month, rolled out Android 10. At the time, Android 10 was available for download on all Pixel smartphones and Essential smartphones. Soon after OnePlus rolled out the first open beta update of Android 10 on its 2019 flagship devices – the OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. Now, nearly three weeks later OnePlus has… Read More »

Warnings Issued For Millions Of iOS 13 iPhone Upgraders

Today Apple released iOS 13 for hundreds of millions of iPhone owners, and the hope was the company would keep up its exceptional track record of rock-solid updates. Unfortunately, nothing could be further from the truth. So be warned. Apple iOS 13 APPLE The rough ride for iOS 13 began earlier this week when the first reviews of the new iPhone 11 / iPhone 11 Pro range dropped.… Read More »

Google One plans get thorough automatic backups for Android phones

If you’re a Google One subscriber, there’s a new perk to your cloud storage service. Starting today, all Google One memberships include automatic phone backups as long as you own an Android device. The feature builds on the operating system’s existing backup functionality, which ensures your texts, contacts and apps are automatically saved to the cloud, to include photos, videos… Read More »

Microsoft may extend Windows 7 end of life for some users

Microsoft will continue to provide support Windows 7 for some users despite the official software end of life rapidly approaching. Business customers subscribing to certain versions of Windows 7 will be able to enjoy an extra year of support for the aged software, according to a recently-discovered official company FAQ. Microsoft says the move will allow businesses more time to… Read More »

Jammu & Kashmir: Mobiles down, Valley queues up for landlines

A view of Lalchowk in Srinagar. (Express photo by Shuaib Masoodi) For years they were considered obsolete. But after a fortnight of communication restrictions across Jammu and Kashmir since the Centre scrapped the state’s special status and bifurcated it into two Union Territories, the Valley is queuing up outside telephone exchanges — for landline telephones, new and old. Over the… Read More »