Slashdot Items Tagged "handheld"

Date / Time Story
Monday November 30, 2015 @06:10AM BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns
Sunday November 29, 2015 @01:16AM Pursuit of Slenderness May Mean No More Headphone Jack In iPhone 7
Saturday November 28, 2015 @12:32AM Hacker Cracks Lumia Bootloader, Offers Tool For Root Access and Custom ROMs
Monday November 16, 2015 @06:19PM How Hollywood's Hedy Helped Heighten Handhelds
Saturday November 14, 2015 @06:23PM Chrome V8 JavaScript Exploit Leaves All Android Devices Ripe For Attack
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:55AM With Respect To Gaming, Android Still Lags Behind iOS
Thursday November 12, 2015 @10:16AM Mozilla Launches Firefox For IOS
Thursday November 05, 2015 @02:27PM Sprint Faces Backlash For Adding MDM Software To Devices
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:20PM Motorola Unveils Droid Turbo 2, Claims Shatterproof Display, 48 Hour Battery
Thursday October 22, 2015 @08:04AM Google Makes Full-Disk Encryption Mandatory For Some Android 6.0 Devices
Thursday October 22, 2015 @07:10AM Apple Tells US Judge It's 'Impossible' To Break Through Locks On New iPhones
Wednesday October 21, 2015 @02:31PM Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book Reviews
Friday October 16, 2015 @05:28PM Ask Slashdot: Local Navigation Assistance For the Elderly?
Friday October 09, 2015 @06:18AM Google Helped Cause the Mysterious Increase In 911 Calls SF Asked It To Solve
Thursday October 08, 2015 @06:12PM Barnes & Noble Has Been Quietly Refreshing Its Nook Hardware
Tuesday October 06, 2015 @10:27AM From Microsoft, HoloLens VR Dev Kit, New Phones, Continuum
Saturday October 03, 2015 @05:12AM Some Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Smartphones Mysteriously Powering Down
Thursday October 01, 2015 @07:44AM The Real Cost of Mobile Ads
Monday September 28, 2015 @11:25AM iPhone 6s's A9 Processor Racks Up Impressive Benchmarks
Sunday September 20, 2015 @07:12PM Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack
Saturday September 19, 2015 @02:47PM Google Releases Open Source Plans For Cardboard V2 Virtual Reality Viewer
Saturday September 19, 2015 @02:44PM Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Android Malware?
Thursday September 17, 2015 @07:58AM iPad Mini-Style Specs, On the Cheap, In Android-Based ASUS ZenPad S 8.0
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @11:38AM Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics
Tuesday September 08, 2015 @08:44AM Amazon Reportedly Aiming For the Low End With a Loss-Leader $50 Tablet
Tuesday September 01, 2015 @11:28AM Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale
Monday August 31, 2015 @06:19AM T-Mobile Starts Going After Heavy Users of Tethered Data
Friday August 28, 2015 @08:04PM Ask Slashdot: Best Data Provider When Traveling In the US?
Thursday August 27, 2015 @07:40AM Since-Pulled Cyanogen Update For Oneplus Changes Default Home Page To Bing
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @11:28AM Many Android Users Susceptible To Plug-In Exploit -- And Many Of Them Have It
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @07:51AM Backwards S-Pen Can Permanently Damage Note 5
Sunday August 23, 2015 @09:49AM Google Relaxes Handset Makers' Requirements for "Must-Include" Android Apps
Saturday August 22, 2015 @12:33PM Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Saturday August 22, 2015 @09:19AM Apple Launches Free iPhone 6 Plus Camera Replacement Program
Tuesday August 18, 2015 @07:19AM The Realities of a $50 Smartphone
Friday August 14, 2015 @05:54PM Commodore Smartphone Hits Trademark Opposition
Thursday August 13, 2015 @09:05PM Hands On Samsung's New Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 At Unpacked New York
Thursday August 13, 2015 @03:03PM Ask Slashdot: Best Big Battery Phone?
Tuesday August 11, 2015 @07:39AM Severe Deserialization Vulnerabilities Found In Android, 3rd Party Android SDKs
Sunday August 09, 2015 @11:38AM Verizon To Drop Phone Subsidies
Tuesday August 04, 2015 @11:08AM Behind the Microsoft Write-Off of Nokia
Tuesday July 28, 2015 @07:58AM OnePlus Announces OnePlus 2 'Flagship Killer' Android Phone With OxygenOS
Thursday July 23, 2015 @04:56PM Study: Push Notifications As Distracting As Taking a Call
Thursday July 23, 2015 @08:59AM US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private
Tuesday July 21, 2015 @10:55AM Ask Slashdot: Do You Use a Smartphone At Work, Contrary to Policy?
Friday July 17, 2015 @04:54PM Meet "London," Marshall's First Android Smartphone
Thursday July 16, 2015 @06:02AM Nokia Wants To Make Phones Again
Wednesday July 15, 2015 @12:18PM Commodore PET Smartphone Comes Loaded With C64 and Amiga Emulators
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @10:02AM Cell Phone Radiation Emission Tests Assume Use of Belt Clip
Friday July 10, 2015 @10:41AM Ask Slashdot: Measuring (and Constraining) Mobile Data Use?
Friday July 03, 2015 @05:26PM Turing Near Ready To Ship World's First Liquid Metal Android Smartphone
Wednesday June 24, 2015 @02:10PM Microsoft Brings Office To Android Smartphones For Free
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:06AM UW Researchers Prototype Sonar-Based Contactless Sleep Monitoring
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @10:30AM LG Arbitrarily Denying Android Lollipop Update To the G2 In Canada?
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:32AM Blackberry Defeats Typo In Court, Typo To Discontinue Sales of Keyboard
Sunday May 31, 2015 @05:13PM An Early Look At Android M's Multi-Window Mode For Tablets
Thursday May 28, 2015 @02:54PM Android M Arrives In Q3: Native Fingerprint Support, Android Pay, 'Doze' Mode
Thursday May 28, 2015 @01:38PM Android M To Embrace USB Type-C and MIDI
Tuesday May 26, 2015 @07:03AM Mozilla Drops $25 Smartphone Plans, Will Focus On Higher Quality Devices
Friday May 22, 2015 @10:05PM Chrome For Android Is Now Almost Entirely Open Source
Thursday May 21, 2015 @08:37PM Factory Reset On Millions of Android Devices Doesn't Wipe Storage
Thursday May 21, 2015 @01:45PM Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Dumb Phone?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @10:34AM Asus ZenFone 2 Performance Sneak Peek With Intel Z3580 Inside
Thursday May 21, 2015 @09:55AM Pre-Orders Start For Neo900 Open Source Phone
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @02:45PM Police Can Obtain Cellphone Location Records Without a Warrant
Thursday April 30, 2015 @05:23PM LG G4 and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 808 Benchmarked
Monday April 27, 2015 @07:03AM Google Officially Discontinues Nexus 7 Tablet
Friday April 24, 2015 @05:46PM Patents Show Google Fi Was Envisioned Before the iPhone Was Released
Thursday April 23, 2015 @12:46PM iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:08AM Networking Library Bug Breaks HTTPS In ~1,500 iOS Apps
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:08AM Wi-Fi Attack Breaks iPhones By Locking Them Into an Endless Loop
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @05:15PM Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @08:26AM The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data
Sunday April 12, 2015 @01:15PM LG's Leather-Clad G4 Revealed In Leaked Images
Friday April 10, 2015 @06:32PM Google Lollipop Bricking Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 Devices
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:10PM Dell Expands Intel RealSense Tablet Lineup With 10.5-Inch Venue 10 7000 2-in-1
Sunday April 05, 2015 @11:10AM Tiny LIDAR Chip Could Add Cheap 3D Sensing to Cellphones and Tablets
Saturday April 04, 2015 @06:31PM Forking Away: OnePlus Introduces Android-Based OxygenOS
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @11:15PM Apple May Start Accepting Android Phones As Trade-Ins
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @09:15PM Nintendo Finally Working On Games for Smartphones
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @11:59AM CIA Tried To Crack Security of Apple Devices
Tuesday March 10, 2015 @12:51AM Google Announces Android 5.1
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:57PM BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding
Friday February 27, 2015 @06:19PM Who's Afraid of Android Fragmentation?
Saturday February 21, 2015 @01:17PM Apple Will Let Users Test iOS Beta Versions For the First Time
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @04:08PM Watch Videos in Synch with Fellow iOS Users (Video)
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:51PM Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone
Wednesday February 11, 2015 @10:28PM Study: Smartphones Just As Good As Fitness Trackers For Counting Steps
Monday February 09, 2015 @07:51AM Alibaba Bets $590 Million On Becoming Smartphone Player
Saturday February 07, 2015 @07:34PM The First Ubuntu Phone Is Here, With Underwhelming Hardware
Saturday February 07, 2015 @05:01PM Dell Venue 8 7000, "World's Thinnest Tablet" With Intel Moorefield Atom Reviewed
Thursday February 05, 2015 @05:38PM Verizon Dropping Data Rates, But Current Customers Have To Call
Thursday February 05, 2015 @04:25PM What Happened To the Photography Industry In 2014?
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:47PM Google Explains Why WebView Vulnerability Will Go Unpatched On Android 4.3
Monday January 26, 2015 @03:11AM For New Yorkers, Cablevision Introduces a Wi-Fi-Centric VoiP Network
Saturday January 24, 2015 @05:29PM Surface RT Devices Won't Get Windows 10
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Friday January 16, 2015 @10:06PM Micromax Remotely Installing Unwanted Apps and Showing Ads
Tuesday December 30, 2014 @11:43AM Is the Tablet Market In Outright Collapse? Data Suggests Yes
Thursday December 25, 2014 @12:07PM Nokia's Back In the Tablet Business, With the Android Lollipop-Based N1
Wednesday December 24, 2014 @08:53PM Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review
Saturday December 13, 2014 @10:50AM Cardboard Hits Half a Million Mark, Gets an SDK
Friday December 12, 2014 @08:20PM Ask Slashdot: Best Software To Revive PocketPCs With Windows Mobile 5-6?
Friday December 12, 2014 @07:42PM Apple's iPod Classic Refuses To Die
Thursday December 11, 2014 @01:04PM In Iowa, a Phone App Could Serve As Driver's License
Thursday December 11, 2014 @12:42PM Canadian Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Warrantless Cellphone Searches
Tuesday December 09, 2014 @08:04AM Google Releases Android Studio 1.0, the First Stable Version of Its IDE
Thursday December 04, 2014 @03:07PM Apple Accused of Deleting Songs From iPods Without Users' Knowledge
Saturday November 29, 2014 @11:31PM Forbes Revisits the Surface Pro 3, Which May Face LG Competition
Saturday November 29, 2014 @07:06PM A Rift In OnePlus, Cyanogen Relationship
Thursday November 27, 2014 @02:00PM Apple and Amazon Launch Black Friday Price War
Saturday November 22, 2014 @12:56AM Some Early Nexus 6 Units Returned Over Startup Bug
Friday November 21, 2014 @10:45PM Indian Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Snub Android One Phones
Sunday November 16, 2014 @05:42PM Ars Dissects Android's Problems With Big Screens -- Including In Lollipop
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:25PM Microsoft Aims To Offer Windows 10 Upgrades For All Windows Phone 8 Lumias
Friday November 14, 2014 @02:26PM Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes
Thursday November 13, 2014 @01:16PM Nvidia Shield Tablet Gets Android Lollipop Update, Half Life 2 EP1 and GRID
Thursday November 13, 2014 @11:42AM Popular Smartphones Hacked At Mobile Pwn2Own 2014
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:35AM Android 5.0 'Lollipop' vs. iOS 8: More Similar Than Ever
Saturday November 08, 2014 @07:15AM Start-Up Vsenn Emerges From Stealth With Project Ara Modular Phone Competitor
Friday October 31, 2014 @05:19PM LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:23AM Lenovo Completes Motorola Deal
Friday October 24, 2014 @06:20PM Microsoft Now Makes Money From Surface Line, Q1 Sales Reach Almost $1 Billion
Friday October 24, 2014 @05:45PM AT&T Locks Apple SIM Cards On New iPads
Wednesday October 22, 2014 @02:36PM Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US
Tuesday October 21, 2014 @08:28AM 'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand
Monday October 20, 2014 @12:32PM Barometers In iPhones Mean More Crowdsourcing In Weather Forecasts
Friday October 17, 2014 @04:55PM Google Releases Android 5.0 Lollipop SDK and Nexus Preview Images
Wednesday October 15, 2014 @01:10PM Google Announces Motorola-Made Nexus 6 and HTC-Made Nexus 9
Tuesday October 14, 2014 @10:17AM Flight Attendants Want Stricter Gadget Rules Reinstated
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @10:49AM Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers
Monday September 29, 2014 @01:27PM Google To Require As Many As 20 of Its Apps Preinstalled On Android Devices
Monday September 29, 2014 @11:39AM Court Rules Nokia Must Pay Damages To Buyers of Faulty Phones In Mexico
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @08:29AM Phablet Reviews: Before and After the iPhone 6
Saturday September 20, 2014 @06:25PM Ask Slashdot: Is iOS 8 a Pig?
Thursday September 18, 2014 @04:27PM Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @08:22AM Early iPhone 6 Benchmark Results Show Only Modest Gains For A8
Thursday September 11, 2014 @01:53PM Amazon Instant Video Now Available On Android
Tuesday September 09, 2014 @09:26AM Under the Apple Hype Machine, Amazon Drops Fire Phone Price To 99 Cents
Sunday September 07, 2014 @03:45PM Facebook's Auto-Play Videos Chew Up Expensive Data Plans
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @03:17PM E-Books On a $20 Cell Phone
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @12:20PM California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch
Saturday August 23, 2014 @07:20AM Google Announces a New Processor For Project Ara
Friday August 22, 2014 @03:58PM Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope
Tuesday August 19, 2014 @07:36AM Xiaomi's Next OS Looks Strikingly Similar To iOS
Thursday August 14, 2014 @09:26AM The Biggest iPhone Security Risk Could Be Connecting One To a Computer
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @12:03PM Samsung Announces Galaxy Alpha Featuring Metal Frame and Rounded Corners
Sunday August 10, 2014 @11:30AM Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @01:16PM Xiaomi Arrives As Top Smartphone Seller In China
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @03:33PM T-Mobile Smartphones Outlast Competitors' Identical Models
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @07:05PM Google, Linaro Develop Custom Android Edition For Project Ara
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @10:55AM $299 Android Gaming Tablet Reviewed
Monday July 28, 2014 @05:38AM Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus
Sunday July 27, 2014 @10:55PM Popular Android Apps Full of Bugs: Researchers Blame Recycling of Code
Saturday July 26, 2014 @09:00AM Greenpeace: Amazon Fire Burns More Coal and Gas Than It Should
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @09:26AM NVIDIA Launches Tegra K1-Based SHIELD Tablet, Wireless Controller
Thursday July 17, 2014 @09:51PM Lenovo Halts Sales of Small-Screen Windows 8.1 Tablets Due To "Lack of Interest"
Wednesday July 02, 2014 @01:26PM Project Tango is Giving Mobile Devices a Sense of Space and Motion (Video)
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @11:20AM Disappointed Woz Sells His "Worthless" Galaxy Gear Watch
Tuesday July 01, 2014 @11:15AM Improv Project, Vivaldi Tablet Officially Dead
Monday June 30, 2014 @02:15AM Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone
Sunday June 29, 2014 @12:41PM Overkill? LG Phone Has 2560x1440 Display, Laser Focusing
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:48AM On the Significance of Google's New Cardboard: An Idea Worth Recycling
Friday June 27, 2014 @07:59PM Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America?
Friday June 27, 2014 @01:46PM What To Do If Police Try To Search Your Phone Without a Warrant
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @09:41AM First Phone Out of Microsoft-Nokia -- and It's an Android
Tuesday June 24, 2014 @08:18AM Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones
Monday June 23, 2014 @07:05PM BlackBerry Back In Profit
Friday June 20, 2014 @06:38AM Malware Posing As Official Google Play Store Evades Most Security Checks
Thursday June 19, 2014 @09:22AM Google and Microsoft Plan Kill Switches On Smartphones
Tuesday June 17, 2014 @09:55AM Huawei, Vodafone Test Out Hybrid System That Combines LTE and GSM
Monday June 16, 2014 @03:52PM How Hackable Is The iPaq IA-1 Internet Appliance?
Sunday June 15, 2014 @05:44PM Amazon's 3D Smartphone As a (Useful) Gimmick
Friday June 13, 2014 @08:22PM Google Fit To Curate Steps, Calories, Heart Rate, Other Biometric Data
Friday June 13, 2014 @05:11PM European iPhone Chargers Prone To Overheating
Thursday June 12, 2014 @04:05PM Starbuck's Wireless Charging Stations Won't Work With Most Devices
Thursday June 12, 2014 @08:26AM Mozilla To Sell '$25' Firefox OS Smartphones In India
Tuesday June 10, 2014 @03:36PM CyanogenMod Shows Off Android On the HP TouchPad
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:05PM Kindle Touch Gets World's Simplest Jailbreak
Thursday June 05, 2014 @10:40AM AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Tuesday June 03, 2014 @11:50AM Ask Slashdot: Do 4G World Phones Exist?
Monday June 02, 2014 @02:11AM A Different Kind of Linux Smartphone: Samsung To Sell Tizen-Based Model Z
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @09:20AM I Want a Kindle Killer
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @09:19AM Samsung S5 Reports Stress Levels Through Heart Rate Variability Measure
Sunday May 25, 2014 @03:05PM HP Delivers a Big-Name, 7-inch Android Tablet For $100: Comes With Compromises
Sunday May 25, 2014 @09:24AM After Knocked-Down Damages Claim, Apple Again Seeks to Ban Some Samsung Phones
Saturday May 24, 2014 @09:37PM TechCrunch and Others On the Microsoft Surface Pro 3
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @09:25AM Why I'm Sending Back Google Glass
Tuesday May 20, 2014 @12:06PM Surface Pro 3 Has 12" Screen, Intel Inside
Friday May 16, 2014 @07:35AM For US Customers, Text Access To 911 Slowly Rolls Out
Thursday May 15, 2014 @04:14PM Apple's Revenge: iMessage Might Eat Your Texts If You Switch To Android
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @10:35AM 7.1 Billion People, 7.1 Billion Mobile Phone Accounts Activated
Tuesday May 13, 2014 @09:16AM US Navy Develops World's Worst E-reader
Sunday May 04, 2014 @01:37PM Foursquare Splits To Take On Yelp
Sunday May 04, 2014 @10:35AM Death Wish Meets GPS: iPhone Theft Victims Confronting Perps
Friday May 02, 2014 @05:46PM iOS 7 Update Silently Removes Encryption For Email Attachments
Thursday May 01, 2014 @02:29PM Canonical (Nearly) Halts Development of Ubuntu For Android
Thursday May 01, 2014 @12:03PM Really, Why Are Smartphones Still Tied To Contracts?
Wednesday April 23, 2014 @09:36PM iPad Fever Is Officially Cooling
Saturday April 19, 2014 @02:32PM Google's New Camera App Simulates Shallow Depth of Field