Apps on iPhone 5S more crash-prone than other models

Apps on iPhone 5S more crash-prone than other models

Apps crash twice as often on the iPhone 5S, compared with the iPhone 5 and iPhone 5C, according to data from a mobile app analytics company. The mixture of new software and hardware improvements is enough to make apps running on the iPhone 5S more crash-prone than those on other iPhone models. Apps running on the iPhone 5S crash twice as often …

Adobe hacked, 3 million accounts compromised

Adobe hacked, 3 million accounts compromised

The massive attack exposes customer names, encrypted credit or debit card numbers, expiration dates, and other information relating to customer orders. Adobe announced on Thursday that it has been the target of a major security breach in which sensitive and personal data about millions of its customers have been put at risk. Brad Arkin, senior director of security for Adobe …

California gives teens an ‘eraser button’ to hide online skeletons

Sites and apps targeting minors will have to delete content on request, but the new law has limitations. Teenagers in California worried that their online posts might jeopardize their future opportunities have gained a measure of recourse in the form of an online “eraser button.” Legislation signed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown will require Web sites, apps, and online services …

Apple’s new iPhones draw record crowds, but how about sales?

Apple’s new iPhones draw record crowds, but how about sales? Apple’s new iPhone is believed to have brought in record crowds for an opening weekend, though it’s unclear whether Apple will top last year’s 5 million phones sold. Any critics expecting Apple’s iPhone 5S and 5C launch to be a snoozer got a wake-up call Friday. Large lines at Apple’s …

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C: Release date, colors, and hardware specs rounded up

iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C: Release date, colors, and hardware specs rounded up We’re now just a few days away from Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5S will most likely be released towards the end of September, alongside the iPhone 5C. The iPhone 5S, like the 4S, will be an incremental update (but with …

Images of colorful iPhone 5Cs in plastic packaging surface

Alleged images of Apple’s upcoming budget-minded iPhone 5C recently hit the web. The leaked photosspecifically show the plastic packaging that Apple will use for a rainbow of colored handsets including pink, white, yellow, green and blue. The words iPhone 5C are clearly shown in the leaked photos which appear to have been taken at a warehouse or manufacturing line. Accompanying photos reveal what appears to …

How to repair your laptop

How to repair your laptop

Our laptop repair guide shows you the parts you can repair, replace and upgrade How to repair your laptop Wondering how to repair a broken laptop? We’re going to crack open three common laptops; a netbook, an older gaming laptop and a modern Intel model. In the process we’re going to take a look at just how we got inside, …

Google Nexus 7

Google Nexus 7

Google Nexus 7 (summer 2013) review: The best small tablet gets even better The good: The Nexus 7’s razor-sharp full-HD screen, silky-smooth performance, meager weight, and affordable price make it the best tablet value on the market. The bad: The back is missing the soft grippy texture of the original, screen colors lack accuracy, and there’s no microSD support. Android 4.3 has few useful …

Nokia Lumia 625 packs 4G and 4.7-inch screen

Nokia Lumia 625 packs 4G and 4.7-inch screen

Nokia Lumia 625 packs 4G and 4.7-inch screen Nokia has unveiled the Lumia 625, the largest Lumia Windows Phone yet, with a 4.7-inch screen and 4G. The 625 sports a larger screen than any previous Lumia, making it a rival to big-screen Android phones like the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One on size — but very definitely not on price. Under the big …

Russia dumps the iPhone, plays favorites with Samsung

Russia dumps the iPhone, plays favorites with Samsung

Russia dumps the iPhone, plays favorites with Samsung Each of the three major wireless carriers in Russia, MTS, MegaFon, and now VimpelCom, have opted to stop selling the Apple iPhone, citing tough contractual requirements as the cause. VimpelCom, the last of the major Russian carriers to separate from Apple, says it has put Samsung on the top of the list …