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Turn off, turn on: Simple step can thwart top phone hackers

[The Associated Press, Getty Images] Almost always in arm’s reach, rarely turned off and holding huge stores of personal and sensitive data, cellphones have become top targets for hackers. As a member of the secretive Senate Intelligence Committee, Sen. Angus King has reason to worry about hackers. At a briefing by security staff this year, he said […]

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15 Best Weekend Deals on Phones, Earbuds, and More

[Wired] You can get two Borderlands games for free right now, and plenty of other gadgets and gizmos for nice discounts. If you missed out on some of the great Memorial Day sales last weekend, there’s good news: Some of the tech deals are still rolling over from the holiday. We’ve rounded up goodies ranging from discounted MacBook Pros […]

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New Apple Security Blow: If You Have An iPhone, Look Away Now

[FORBES, GETTY IMAGES] Apple had been hoping to move past its recent run of security warnings—but no such luck. After a dreadful April, here we are in May with yet another security blow for the hundreds of millions of iOS users around the world. And this time, it’s more than just an overblown exploit that […]

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Samsung Surprise As World’s First Smartphone With Quantum Technology Launches May 22

[Forbes, Getty Images] Now there’s something that I wasn’t expecting any time soon: a quantum-powered smartphone. Yet here we are, with an announcement from Samsung and Korean provider SK Telecom that the world’s first 5G smartphone complete with a quantum random number generator (QRNG) is due to launch next week. The current Samsung Galaxy flagship […]

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