Category Mobile

Apple Rolls Out iOS11 for iPhone, iPad

Though the big news of the fall has been Apple’s introduction of the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, the latest operating system upgrade for the company is nothing to ignore. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPad, iPod Touch 6th generation, and all newer devices, iOS11 adds some polish to existing tools: Files now allows you to […]

Verizon Account PINs Compromised for 6 Million Subscribers

A Verizon partner reportedly recently exposed records of 14 million subscriber calls. The records included customer names, phone numbers, and account PINs for about 6 million subscribers. An unsecured server used to store the records was compromised, leaving the information accessible to anyone with the server’s address. Customers who made calls to Verizon customer service […]

Adobe Launches Free Scanning App

With the addition of Adobe Scan, Adobe is removing the pain of scanning documents on the go. Though mobile apps the scan documents have been around for a while, they are not always free and Adobe’s product is already assured to work with Adobe reading and editing tools. The app uses optical character recognition to […]

Samsung Announces New Galaxy Phone

Debuting at the end of April, Samsung’s Galaxy S8 smartphone is set to update popular features from the S7 and add a few new ones. Here’s a look at what you can expect from the new device: Infinity Screen: Stretching from edge to edge of the device, Samsung claims this display is the first of […]

LPWAN: Efficient Internet

LPWAN, or low-power wide area network, is a wireless network technology that uses very little bandwidth. It’s optimized for low power use, longer distance, and the ability to keep transferring data over long periods of time. In other words, it’s optimized for the Internet of Things. The use case is the exact opposite of someone watching […]

Samsung Diagnosed the Cause of the Note 7 Battery Fires

Using engineering resources – and with the findings verified by an independent firm – Samsung diagnosed the two issues that caused the Note 7 smartphone battery to catch on fire. The first issue, from one of the original manufacturers, was that a corner of the battery casing crushed a corner of the battery, bending some electrode […]

Google Ranking Now Determined By Mobile Site

A year and a half ago, we wrote about how Google added a mobile factor to your site’s search ranking. Now, it’s mobile first. Google’s crawler – the one that indexes your site and determines its search ranking – now acts as a mobile user. Have you looked at your site on an iPhone or […]