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Apple patches critical security flaws used to steal encrypted data

Apple patches critical security flaws used to steal encrypted data Apple products have a reputation for security, especially compared with the systemic security flaws baked into the Android update system (or lack thereof).In the world of device security, however, no one is ever perfect, and the critical flaws that Apple patched today underscore that point.

Retro tech is huge right now because the present is a depressing nightmare

Retro tech is huge right now because the present is a depressing nightmare With that in mind, allow us to predict the next wave of retro tech surely hitting Amazon warehouse shelves any time now.Give it a bit more time, and we're sure the trend will extend to neon spandex and headbands.

Finally, some good airline news: The FCC won't let people talk on cellphones during flights

Finally, some good airline news: The FCC won't let people talk on cellphones during flights Thankfully, that tragedy has been narrowly averted—the only loud conversations you'll be forcibly subjected to are the ones involving "re-accommodating" passengers.Imagine a world where sitting in a plane's "no-call section" was a premium add-on.

Shocking survey proves that teens really want iPhones

Shocking survey proves that teens really want iPhones In this case, what's up just so happens to be the percentage of U.So finds a shocking report from investment bank Piper Jaffray, which notes that the Apple smartphone trounces competitors when it comes to being the object of teen desire.

So now hackers can use your phone's sensors to steal your PIN number

So now hackers can use your phone's sensors to steal your PIN number What if the very act of tapping your smartphone's passcode was all it took to expose that code to hackers?Modern smartphones come equipped with tons of sensors: cameras, microphones, GPS, accelerometers, gyroscopes, etc.

Samsung really doesn't want you to mess with the Galaxy S8's Bixby button

Samsung really doesn't want you to mess with the Galaxy S8's Bixby button Eventually, the hope is that Bixby can be the voice interface for all of Samsung's various consumer products ("Bixby, please microwave this burrito.When Bixby is up and running on Samsung phones sometime this spring, hitting the side button will launch the voice assistant.