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Inside the Dark Industry Where Old Cellphones and Computers Go to Die

5 days ago   |   Slate

In Seelampur, India, workers dismantle discarded cellphones, computers, and other e-waste for less than $2 a day. The health consequences are dire.
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Unlocking T-Mobile phones using stolen credentials netted $25M

Unlocking T-Mobile phones using stolen credentials netted $25M

7 days ago   |   9to5Mac

A former cellphone store owner made an estimated $25M by unlocking T-Mobile phones using stolen credentials. He now faces a possible prison sentence of up to 165 years... more...
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DHS bought “shocking amount” of warrantless phone-tracking data, ACLU says

DHS bought “shocking amount” of warrantless phone-tracking data, ACLU says

21 days ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge (credit: Al Drago / Contributor | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. ) For years, people have wondered not if, but how much, the Department of Homeland Security accesses mobile...
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Cellphone inventor tells user to "get a life!"

Cellphone inventor tells user to "get a life!"

1 month ago   |   Phone Arena

The inventor of the cellphone, Marin Cooper, told a television host to "get a life" after she disclosed that she spends 5 hours a day on her smartphone."
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Fairphone Subscription let's you keep your phone for longer

1 month ago   |   Phandroid

Fairphone, the Android maker based in the Netherlands that released the Fairphone 4 last year, has just launched Fairphone Easy , a new phone subscription service. The company...
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Smartphone Financing - Ways To Get Your Hands On The Latest iPhone

Smartphone Financing - Ways To Get Your Hands On The Latest iPhone

1 month ago   |   Android Headlines

As smartphones are getting expensive day by day, the options to pay for them have also grown with the passage of time. If you are about to get hands-on with your favorite Apple...
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New Oppo Smartphone Leaks Spotted on FCC

3 monthes ago   |   Phandroid

Oppo is preparing to release three new smartphones. The F21 series, which includes the F21 Pro 4G and F21 Pro 5G, was just announced in India. At least three new cellphones are...
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Horizon Forbidden West: Where to Find All Vista Points & Locations

Horizon Forbidden West: Where to Find All Vista Points & Locations

5 monthes ago   |   Game Skinny

There are nine Vista Points in Horizon Forbidden West. Each of them allows you to see into the past and view the Old World how it was before it was destroyed a thousand years...
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Vodafone Portugal struggles to restore service following cyberattack

Vodafone Portugal struggles to restore service following cyberattack

6 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge Vodafone Portugal is slowly working to recover following a "deliberate and malicious cyberattack" that brought down services used by millions of people and businesses...
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Report: NSO offered US firm “bags of cash” for help spying on cellphone users

Report: NSO offered US firm “bags of cash” for help spying on cellphone users

6 monthes ago   |   Ars Technica

Enlarge A whistleblower has accused Pegasus spyware-maker NSO Group of offering "bags of cash" to security company Mobileum in exchange for access to cellular networks in...
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Google Fiber was stalled for years but now says it'll expand to 5 new states

Google Fiber was stalled for years but now says it'll expand to 5 new states

Enlarge Google Fiber says it will expand its fiber-to-the-home Internet service to several new states for the first time since it announced a pause in construction in October... Read more ...

T-Mobile is making Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip 4 free right off the bat with no...

T-Mobile is making Samsung's Galaxy Z Flip 4 free right off the bat with no trade-in

T-Mobile has a literally unbeatable Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 4 deal to offer at launch, "selling" the hot new foldable phone starting at... $0 with no trade-in required. Read more ...

Today's best deals: Google Pixel 6 Pro, Xbox Series S, and more

Today's best deals: Google Pixel 6 Pro, Xbox Series S, and more

Enlarge It's Wednesday, which means it's time for another Dealmaster. Today's roundup of the best tech deals from around the web includes the return of the lowest price we've... Read more ...

Costlier iPhone 14 Pro models expected to push up average selling price by 15%

Costlier iPhone 14 Pro models expected to push up average selling price by 15%

Reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max will be costlier than their predecessors. Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Watch5 Pro's 80-hour battery could crush Apple Watch Series 8

Samsung Galaxy Watch5 Pro's 80-hour battery could crush Apple Watch Series 8

Samsung has today unveiled its new Galaxy Watch5 Pro and claims it has an 80-hour battery life. Read more ...

Elon Musk cashes in $6.9 billion of Tesla stock, just in case

Elon Musk cashes in $6.9 billion of Tesla stock, just in case

Enlarge / Photo illustration by Chesnot/Getty Images Within weeks of the Twitter board's approval of Elon Musk's unsolicited bid to take the company private, the South... Read more ...

Snapchat launches AR horror game Ghost Phone

Snapchat launches AR horror game Ghost Phone

Snapchat is trying its hand at the horror genre with Ghost Phone, an augmented reality title featuring nasty spooks. Read more ...

Kuo: iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max to get more expensive

Kuo: iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max to get more expensive

IPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max will likely get more expensive, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. While previous reports said the base model will remain at the same... Read more ...

Spotify Adds Live Collaboration To Its Online Music Studio Soundtrap

Spotify Adds Live Collaboration To Its Online Music Studio Soundtrap

Spotify is adding a bunch of new features to its online music studio Soundtrap. The DAW platform is gaining live collaboration support, allowing artists to collaborate live... Read more ...

Biden Administration To Boost Semiconductor Production With CHIPS Act

Biden Administration To Boost Semiconductor Production With CHIPS Act

President Biden signed the CHIPS and Science Act after it was initially approved by the Senate and House of Representatives. The bill aims to provide support to semiconductor... Read more ...