Consumer & Gadgets

What to except from Samsung Unpacked 2020 event

Samsung is kicking off the 2020 phone season next Wednesday with what's expected to be a slew of new Galaxy Note models, an updated Fold phone, and several other products.

Consumer & Gadgets

Garmin acknowledges cyberattack, doesn't mention ransomware

The GPS device maker Garmin Ltd. acknowledged Monday being victimized by a cyberattack last week that encrypted some of its systems, knocking its fitness tracking and pilot navigation services offline. It said systems would ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Can wearables like Fitbit devices be used to help detect COVID-19?

The researchers, funded by National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC), created the Mass Science app that allows COVID-Collab study participants to connect wearables, such as Fitbit ...

Consumer & Gadgets

Apple to issue hackable iPhones

Apple announced this week that it will begin shipping out specially configured Security Research Device iPhones to researchers so that they can probe for vulnerabilities without interference from standard iPhone security ...

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Old phone to recycle? In France, just drop it in the mail

Figuring out what to do with an old mobile phone just got easier in France, where people can now send them free in the mail to have them recycled or refurbished for sale by a charity group.

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