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Amazon Restores Some Heft To Helvetica For Kindle E-Ink Readers 85 comments
Amazon's Thin Helvetica Syndrome: Font Anorexia vs. Kindle Readability 156 comments
Canonical Reveals the BQ Aquaris M10 Ubuntu Tablet 98 comments
Google To Take 'Apple-Like' Control Over Nexus Phones 180 comments
Ask Slashdot: How Do I Reduce Information Leakage From My Personal Devices? 261 comments
Exploitable Backhole Accidentally Left In Some MediaTek-based Phones 79 comments
LG G3 'Snap' Vulnerability Leaves Owners At Risk of Data Theft 39 comments
Apple Developing Wireless Charging For Mobile Devices 133 comments
WhatsApp Will Get Indicators To Highlight Encrypted Chats 27 comments
iOS App Update Technique Puts Users At Risk 67 comments
Microsoft's Windows Phone Platform Is Dead 456 comments
Stingray Case Lawyers: "Everyone Knows Cell Phones Generate Location Data" 171 comments
Which do You Prefer: Mobile Web Apps or Mobile Websites? (Video) 90 comments
BlackBerry Will Continue Operations In Pakistan 36 comments
Verizon Offering $650 To Switch To Their Network 83 comments
The Reason a Surface Phone Won't Fix Microsoft's Mobile Problem 154 comments
Microsoft CMO Confirms Development of 'Spiritual Equivalent' of Surface Phone 165 comments
Switzerland Moves Toward a Universal Phone Charger Standard 401 comments
Israeli Firm Creates a Device That Can Hack Any Nearby Phone 143 comments
Sony Creating Sulfur-Based Batteries With 40% More Capacity Than Li-Ion 151 comments
Cellphones Really Are Not As Good As They Were 10 Years Ago At Making Calls 215 comments
BlackBerry Exits Pakistan Amid User Privacy Concerns 71 comments
Pursuit of Slenderness May Mean No More Headphone Jack In iPhone 7 412 comments
Hacker Cracks Lumia Bootloader, Offers Tool For Root Access and Custom ROMs 72 comments
Ask Slashdot: What Single Change Would You Make To a Tech Product? 508 comments
How Hollywood's Hedy Helped Heighten Handhelds 67 comments
Tim Cook: Apple Won't Create 'Converged' MacBook and iPad 337 comments
Chrome V8 JavaScript Exploit Leaves All Android Devices Ripe For Attack 107 comments
Mozilla Launches Firefox For IOS 96 comments
With Respect To Gaming, Android Still Lags Behind iOS 166 comments
Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 820 With Adreno 530 Graphics For Mobile Devices 34 comments
Sprint Faces Backlash For Adding MDM Software To Devices 123 comments
Activision Buys Candy Crush Developer For $5.9B 132 comments
Report: Google To Fold Chrome OS Into Android 104 comments
Motorola Unveils Droid Turbo 2, Claims Shatterproof Display, 48 Hour Battery 111 comments
What Might a $50 Tablet Inspire? 169 comments
Hands-On With the Fairphone 2 Modular Android Smartphone 107 comments
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book Reviews 152 comments
Google Makes Full-Disk Encryption Mandatory For Some Android 6.0 Devices 150 comments
Apple Tells US Judge It's 'Impossible' To Break Through Locks On New iPhones 225 comments
Is Amazon Harming the E-reader Category? 200 comments
Ask Slashdot: Local Navigation Assistance For the Elderly? 161 comments
Barnes & Noble Has Been Quietly Refreshing Its Nook Hardware 31 comments
Google Helped Cause the Mysterious Increase In 911 Calls SF Asked It To Solve 166 comments
From Microsoft, HoloLens VR Dev Kit, New Phones, Continuum 88 comments
Some Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus Smartphones Mysteriously Powering Down 59 comments
$50 Fire Tablet With High-capacity SDXC Slot Doesn't See E-books On the SD Card 145 comments
The Real Cost of Mobile Ads 117 comments
iOS 9 'Wi-Fi Assist' Could Lead To Huge Wireless Bills 182 comments
iPhone 6s's A9 Processor Racks Up Impressive Benchmarks 213 comments
Apple Cleaning Up App Store After Its First Major Attack 246 comments
Google Releases Open Source Plans For Cardboard V2 Virtual Reality Viewer 26 comments
Ask Slashdot: What To Do About Android Malware? 191 comments
iPad Mini-Style Specs, On the Cheap, In Android-Based ASUS ZenPad S 8.0 87 comments
Amazon Stops Selling Fire Phone 80 comments
Proposed MAC Sniffing Dongle Intended To Help Recover Stolen Electronics 120 comments
Amazon Reportedly Aiming For the Low End With a Loss-Leader $50 Tablet 111 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Tablet In 2015? 283 comments
Cheap Smartphones Quietly Becoming Popular In the US 209 comments
Smartphone Malware Planted In Popular Apps Pre-sale 42 comments
T-Mobile Starts Going After Heavy Users of Tethered Data 346 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Data Provider When Traveling In the US? 142 comments
Since-Pulled Cyanogen Update For Oneplus Changes Default Home Page To Bing 87 comments
Many Android Users Susceptible To Plug-In Exploit -- And Many Of Them Have It 61 comments
Backwards S-Pen Can Permanently Damage Note 5 157 comments
Google Relaxes Handset Makers' Requirements for "Must-Include" Android Apps 80 comments
Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases 21 comments
Apple Launches Free iPhone 6 Plus Camera Replacement Program 68 comments
The Realities of a $50 Smartphone 141 comments
Commodore Smartphone Hits Trademark Opposition 46 comments
Hands On Samsung's New Galaxy S6 Edge+ and Galaxy Note 5 At Unpacked New York 77 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Big Battery Phone? 208 comments
Severe Deserialization Vulnerabilities Found In Android, 3rd Party Android SDKs 105 comments
Behind the Microsoft Write-Off of Nokia 200 comments
OnePlus Announces OnePlus 2 'Flagship Killer' Android Phone With OxygenOS 154 comments
Study: Push Notifications As Distracting As Taking a Call 60 comments
US Court: 'Pocket-Dialed' Calls Are Not Private 179 comments
Ask Slashdot: Do You Use a Smartphone At Work, Contrary to Policy? 227 comments
Meet "London," Marshall's First Android Smartphone 67 comments
Commodore PET Smartphone Comes Loaded With C64 and Amiga Emulators 62 comments
Nokia Wants To Make Phones Again 111 comments
Cell Phone Radiation Emission Tests Assume Use of Belt Clip 184 comments
Ask Slashdot: Measuring (and Constraining) Mobile Data Use? 129 comments
Turing Near Ready To Ship World's First Liquid Metal Android Smartphone 93 comments
Microsoft Brings Office To Android Smartphones For Free 85 comments
UW Researchers Prototype Sonar-Based Contactless Sleep Monitoring 40 comments
LG Arbitrarily Denying Android Lollipop Update To the G2 In Canada? 131 comments
Blackberry Defeats Typo In Court, Typo To Discontinue Sales of Keyboard 67 comments
An Early Look At Android M's Multi-Window Mode For Tablets 95 comments
Android M Arrives In Q3: Native Fingerprint Support, Android Pay, 'Doze' Mode 83 comments
Android M To Embrace USB Type-C and MIDI 106 comments
Mozilla Drops $25 Smartphone Plans, Will Focus On Higher Quality Devices 90 comments
Ask Slashdot: What's the Best Dumb Phone? 313 comments
Chrome For Android Is Now Almost Entirely Open Source 51 comments
Factory Reset On Millions of Android Devices Doesn't Wipe Storage 92 comments
Asus ZenFone 2 Performance Sneak Peek With Intel Z3580 Inside 108 comments
Pre-Orders Start For Neo900 Open Source Phone 134 comments
Police Can Obtain Cellphone Location Records Without a Warrant 216 comments
LG G4 and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 808 Benchmarked 45 comments
Google Officially Discontinues Nexus 7 Tablet 160 comments
Patents Show Google Fi Was Envisioned Before the iPhone Was Released 31 comments
iOS WiFi Bug Allows Remote Reboot of All Devices In Area 117 comments
Facebook's "Hello" Tells You Who's Calling Before You Pick Up 78 comments
Networking Library Bug Breaks HTTPS In ~1,500 iOS Apps 73 comments
Wi-Fi Attack Breaks iPhones By Locking Them Into an Endless Loop 1 comments
The NSA Wants Tech Companies To Give It "Front Door" Access To Encrypted Data 212 comments
LG's Leather-Clad G4 Revealed In Leaked Images 39 comments
Google Lollipop Bricking Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 Devices 179 comments
Dell Expands Intel RealSense Tablet Lineup With 10.5-Inch Venue 10 7000 2-in-1 22 comments
Tiny LIDAR Chip Could Add Cheap 3D Sensing to Cellphones and Tablets 62 comments
Forking Away: OnePlus Introduces Android-Based OxygenOS 38 comments
Apple May Start Accepting Android Phones As Trade-Ins 148 comments
Nintendo Finally Working On Games for Smartphones 86 comments
CIA Tried To Crack Security of Apple Devices 119 comments
Google Announces Android 5.1 172 comments
BlackPhone, In Wake of Gemalto Fallout, Receives $50 Million In Funding 59 comments
Who's Afraid of Android Fragmentation? 136 comments
Apple Will Let Users Test iOS Beta Versions For the First Time 54 comments
Watch Videos in Synch with Fellow iOS Users (Video) 71 comments
Starting This Week, Wireless Carriers Must Unlock Your Phone 100 comments
Study: Smartphones Just As Good As Fitness Trackers For Counting Steps 128 comments
Alibaba Bets $590 Million On Becoming Smartphone Player 50 comments
The First Ubuntu Phone Is Here, With Underwhelming Hardware 177 comments
Dell Venue 8 7000, "World's Thinnest Tablet" With Intel Moorefield Atom Reviewed 120 comments
Verizon Dropping Data Rates, But Current Customers Have To Call 136 comments
What Happened To the Photography Industry In 2014? 422 comments
The iPad Is 5 Years Old This Week, But You Still Don't Need One 307 comments
Google Explains Why WebView Vulnerability Will Go Unpatched On Android 4.3 579 comments
For New Yorkers, Cablevision Introduces a Wi-Fi-Centric VoiP Network 43 comments
Surface RT Devices Won't Get Windows 10 158 comments
Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis 63 comments
Micromax Remotely Installing Unwanted Apps and Showing Ads 50 comments
Sony Thinks You'll Pay $1200 For a Digital Walkman 391 comments
Is the Tablet Market In Outright Collapse? Data Suggests Yes 328 comments
Nokia's Back In the Tablet Business, With the Android Lollipop-Based N1 60 comments
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review 75 comments
Study: Light-Emitting Screens Before Bedtime Disrupt Sleep 179 comments
Ask Slashdot: Best Software To Revive PocketPCs With Windows Mobile 5-6? 110 comments
Cardboard Hits Half a Million Mark, Gets an SDK 28 comments
Apple's iPod Classic Refuses To Die 269 comments
In Iowa, a Phone App Could Serve As Driver's License 207 comments
Canadian Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Warrantless Cellphone Searches 105 comments
Google Releases Android Studio 1.0, the First Stable Version of Its IDE 115 comments
Apple Accused of Deleting Songs From iPods Without Users' Knowledge 250 comments
Forbes Revisits the Surface Pro 3, Which May Face LG Competition 101 comments
A Rift In OnePlus, Cyanogen Relationship 69 comments
Apple and Amazon Launch Black Friday Price War 43 comments
Some Early Nexus 6 Units Returned Over Startup Bug 39 comments
Indian Brick-and-Mortar Retailers Snub Android One Phones 53 comments
Jolla Crowdfunds Its First Tablet 56 comments
Nokia's N1 Android Tablet Is Actually a Foxconn Tablet 109 comments
Ars Dissects Android's Problems With Big Screens -- Including In Lollipop 103 comments
Microsoft Aims To Offer Windows 10 Upgrades For All Windows Phone 8 Lumias 77 comments
Department of Justice Harvests Cell Phone Data Using Planes 202 comments
Nvidia Shield Tablet Gets Android Lollipop Update, Half Life 2 EP1 and GRID 58 comments
Popular Smartphones Hacked At Mobile Pwn2Own 2014 52 comments
Android 5.0 'Lollipop' vs. iOS 8: More Similar Than Ever 178 comments
Start-Up Vsenn Emerges From Stealth With Project Ara Modular Phone Competitor 30 comments
LG's 0.7mm Smartphone Bezel Is World's Narrowest 63 comments
Lenovo Completes Motorola Deal 59 comments
Microsoft Now Makes Money From Surface Line, Q1 Sales Reach Almost $1 Billion 117 comments
AT&T Locks Apple SIM Cards On New iPads 112 comments
Deutsche Telecom Upgrades T-Mobile 2G Encryption In US 27 comments
'Microsoft Lumia' Will Replace the Nokia Brand 150 comments
Barometers In iPhones Mean More Crowdsourcing In Weather Forecasts 79 comments
Google Releases Android 5.0 Lollipop SDK and Nexus Preview Images 77 comments
Google Announces Motorola-Made Nexus 6 and HTC-Made Nexus 9 201 comments
Flight Attendants Want Stricter Gadget Rules Reinstated 406 comments
Studies Conclude Hands-Free-calling and Apple Siri Distract Drivers 208 comments
Court Rules Nokia Must Pay Damages To Buyers of Faulty Phones In Mexico 25 comments
Google To Require As Many As 20 of Its Apps Preinstalled On Android Devices 427 comments
BlackBerry Launches Square-Screened Passport Phone 189 comments
Now That It's Private, Dell Targets High-End PCs, Tablets 167 comments
Phablet Reviews: Before and After the iPhone 6 277 comments
Ask Slashdot: Is iOS 8 a Pig? 504 comments
Intel Putting 3D Scanners In Consumer Tablets Next Year, Phones To Follow 75 comments
Next Android To Enable Local Encryption By Default Too, Says Google 126 comments
Early iPhone 6 Benchmark Results Show Only Modest Gains For A8 208 comments
Amazon Instant Video Now Available On Android 77 comments
Under the Apple Hype Machine, Amazon Drops Fire Phone Price To 99 Cents 134 comments
Facebook's Auto-Play Videos Chew Up Expensive Data Plans 108 comments
E-Books On a $20 Cell Phone 116 comments
California Passes Law Mandating Smartphone Kill Switch 233 comments
Google Announces a New Processor For Project Ara 36 comments
Your Phone Can Be Snooped On Using Its Gyroscope 96 comments
Xiaomi's Next OS Looks Strikingly Similar To iOS 181 comments
The Biggest iPhone Security Risk Could Be Connecting One To a Computer 72 comments
Samsung Announces Galaxy Alpha Featuring Metal Frame and Rounded Corners 220 comments
Silent Circle's Blackphone Exploited at Def Con 46 comments
Xiaomi Arrives As Top Smartphone Seller In China 82 comments
T-Mobile Smartphones Outlast Competitors' Identical Models 127 comments
Google, Linaro Develop Custom Android Edition For Project Ara 46 comments
$299 Android Gaming Tablet Reviewed 65 comments
Microsoft's Nokia Plans Come Into Better Focus 149 comments
Popular Android Apps Full of Bugs: Researchers Blame Recycling of Code 150 comments
Greenpeace: Amazon Fire Burns More Coal and Gas Than It Should 288 comments
NVIDIA Launches Tegra K1-Based SHIELD Tablet, Wireless Controller 42 comments
Lenovo Halts Sales of Small-Screen Windows 8.1 Tablets Due To "Lack of Interest" 125 comments
BlackBerry's Innovation: Square-Screened Smartphones 139 comments
Project Tango is Giving Mobile Devices a Sense of Space and Motion (Video) 16 comments
Disappointed Woz Sells His "Worthless" Galaxy Gear Watch 242 comments
Improv Project, Vivaldi Tablet Officially Dead 71 comments
Ars Takes an Early Look At the Privacy-Centric Blackphone 67 comments
Overkill? LG Phone Has 2560x1440 Display, Laser Focusing 198 comments
On the Significance of Google's New Cardboard: An Idea Worth Recycling 42 comments
Ask Slashdot: SIM-Card Solutions In North America? 146 comments
What To Do If Police Try To Search Your Phone Without a Warrant 286 comments
First Phone Out of Microsoft-Nokia -- and It's an Android 193 comments
Florida Man Faces $48k Fine For Jamming Drivers' Cellphones 358 comments
BlackBerry Back In Profit 67 comments
Malware Posing As Official Google Play Store Evades Most Security Checks 100 comments
Google and Microsoft Plan Kill Switches On Smartphones 137 comments
Huawei, Vodafone Test Out Hybrid System That Combines LTE and GSM 46 comments
Amazon's 3D Smartphone As a (Useful) Gimmick 68 comments
Google Fit To Curate Steps, Calories, Heart Rate, Other Biometric Data 53 comments
European iPhone Chargers Prone To Overheating 128 comments
Starbuck's Wireless Charging Stations Won't Work With Most Devices 114 comments
Mozilla To Sell '$25' Firefox OS Smartphones In India 82 comments
Ask Slashdot: A 'Mavis Beacon' For Teaching Smartphone and Tablet Typing? 55 comments
AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud 228 comments
Sony Winding Down the PSP 85 comments
Ask Slashdot: Do 4G World Phones Exist? 259 comments
A Different Kind of Linux Smartphone: Samsung To Sell Tizen-Based Model Z 105 comments
I Want a Kindle Killer 321 comments
Samsung S5 Reports Stress Levels Through Heart Rate Variability Measure 62 comments
HP Delivers a Big-Name, 7-inch Android Tablet For $100: Comes With Compromises 182 comments
After Knocked-Down Damages Claim, Apple Again Seeks to Ban Some Samsung Phones 114 comments
TechCrunch and Others On the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 136 comments
Why I'm Sending Back Google Glass 166 comments
Surface Pro 3 Has 12" Screen, Intel Inside 316 comments
For US Customers, Text Access To 911 Slowly Rolls Out 58 comments
Apple's Revenge: iMessage Might Eat Your Texts If You Switch To Android 415 comments
7.1 Billion People, 7.1 Billion Mobile Phone Accounts Activated 197 comments
US Navy Develops World's Worst E-reader 249 comments
Foursquare Splits To Take On Yelp 24 comments
Death Wish Meets GPS: iPhone Theft Victims Confronting Perps 664 comments
iOS 7 Update Silently Removes Encryption For Email Attachments 68 comments
Figuring Out the iPad's Place 333 comments
Canonical (Nearly) Halts Development of Ubuntu For Android 55 comments
Really, Why Are Smartphones Still Tied To Contracts? 482 comments
iPad Fever Is Officially Cooling 386 comments
The $5,600 Tablet 96 comments
Google's New Camera App Simulates Shallow Depth of Field 127 comments
Nokia Had a Production-Ready Web Tablet 13 Years Ago 272 comments
Intel Pushes Into Tablet Market, Pushes Away From Microsoft 110 comments
Russian Officials Dump iPads For Samsung Tablets Over Spy Fears 198 comments
Oppo's New Phone Hits 538 PPI 217 comments
Brazil Blocks Foreign Mobile Phones 97 comments
Microsoft Dumping License Fees For Windows Phone? 125 comments
Replicant Hackers Find and Close Samsung Galaxy Back-door 81 comments
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