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Brazen Coachella thief steals 100 phones, is defeated with the help of 'Find My Phone'

Brazen Coachella thief steals 100 phones, is defeated with the help of 'Find My Phone' Some dude at Coachella stuffed 100 stolen phones in his backpack but forgot people can track those things.While someone looking to steal cellphones can probably do so just about anywhere, Coachella seems a particularly easy place to get away with it.

Coachella thief nabs 100 phones, but has spree spoiled by “Find My Phone” techology

Coachella thief nabs 100 phones, but has spree spoiled by “Find My Phone” techology Sometimes it can go above and beyond, and reunite many people with many phones in one go, and help police apprehend the nasty piece of work that took them in first place.More than 100,000 people attend the Coachella festival in California, but not everyone is there to have a good time.

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners claim phone ships with a red-tinted display

Samsung Galaxy S8 owners claim phone ships with a red-tinted display The Samsung Galaxy S8 and S8+ have finally launched in select markets after a seemingly endless string of leaks.A number of users have reported a markedly red tint to the display on Samsung’s latest phone.

Travel the globe without losing contact with these far-reaching satellite phones

Travel the globe without losing contact with these far-reaching satellite phones Data connections come standard with most satellite phones, but don’t think you’ll use them to post photos on Instagram or browse the internet.If you need a rugged satellite phone to use absolutely everywhere, the Iridium Extreme 9575 is an easy choice.

Galaxy S6 (Edge): Where to find the best prices, and everything else you need to know

Galaxy S6 (Edge): Where to find the best prices, and everything else you need to know The Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are two classic, powerful smartphones that aim to impress with high-end specs and an attractive design.You can pick up a Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge in 32GB, 64GB, or a huge 128GB configurations, which are all available in White Pearl, Black Sapphire, Gold Platinum, and Blue Topaz.

Shoot better photos with your Android phone by following these simple rules

Shoot better photos with your Android phone by following these simple rules Some might attribute these bad photos to the camera phones themselves; “Naturally, an Android phone cannot compete with a Canon,” they might say.In the right hands, with the right technique, an Android phone can be a wonderful tool for the budding photographer.

Florida judge orders reality TV star to unlock phone in ‘sextortion’ case

Florida judge orders reality TV star to unlock phone in ‘sextortion’ case government may have failed in demanding Apple unlock the phones of users, but now a judge is taking a different approach — ordering the users themselves to unlock their phones.A Florida judge has ruled that two defendants in a “sextortion” case must hand over the passwords to their phones, allowing officials to search them.

Researchers Find 234 Android Apps That Track You (Poorly) With Ultrasonic Waves

Researchers Find 234 Android Apps That Track You (Poorly) With Ultrasonic Waves For example, apps can employ ultrasound cross-device tracking (uXDT) to find out where you are or what you’re watching.The research was funded by the German government, and surveyed top Android apps to see how many were using uXDT technology.

Samsung, T-Mobile Offer Buy-One-Get-One Free Deal on Galaxy S8

Samsung, T-Mobile Offer Buy-One-Get-One Free Deal on Galaxy S8 In this case, Samsung and T-Mobile are teaming up to offer customers an option that’s refreshingly free of gotchas.Here’s how the deal works: You buy two new Galaxy S8 phones, activate at least one of them on T-Mobile, and Samsung issues you a rebate of up to $750 within 7-10 days of activation.

Samsung Demos Stretchable OLED Display

Samsung Demos Stretchable OLED Display It’s been showing off flexible AMOLED panels for years, but now it’s demoing something new: stretchable OLEDs.Instead of simply bending and flexing, you can change the shape and size of these panels without distorting the image.

The Essential Phone's Exclusive Carrier Will Be Sprint

The Essential Phone's Exclusive Carrier Will Be Sprint Now, the company has announced Sprint, and only Sprint, will be the carrier partner for the Essential Phone.It’s the only US carrier partner for the Blackberry KEYone, the HTC U11, and a few others.

5 Features That Will Reshape Phones

5 Features That Will Reshape Phones A taller screen ratio can more effectively use the surface area and make a phone more comfortable to hold.A taller screen like the G6’s 18:9 panel is comparatively narrow, while still having a large diagonal measurement.

Tests Appear to Show the OnePlus 5 Cheats on Benchmark Tests

Tests Appear to Show the OnePlus 5 Cheats on Benchmark Tests For as long as we’ve had benchmarks, we’ve had companies willing to cheat on those benchmarks to make themselves look good.XDA-Developers managed to get their hands on a OnePlus 5, however, and the results are damning.

Dad takes daughter's phone away, follows up with best troll

Dad takes daughter's phone away, follows up with best troll One dad decided to make the whole ordeal 1200 times worse with a note.According to a Reddit post Tuesday morning on r/pics, a dad had slipped a note under her daughter's bedroom door that appeared to display a series of text messages.

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. OnePlus 5: Is a Budget Flagship Good Enough?

Samsung Galaxy S8 vs. OnePlus 5: Is a Budget Flagship Good Enough? The OnePlus 5 has much of the same hardware as the Galaxy S8, but it costs hundreds of dollars less.The Galaxy S8 is a more attractive phone with great build quality, but the OnePlus 5 is not far behind.

CopyCat Android Malware Infected 14 Million Devices Last Year

CopyCat Android Malware Infected 14 Million Devices Last Year Security firms are reporting on a particularly successful strain of malware called CopyCat, which reportedly hit some 14 million devices last year, and successfully gained root access on about 8 million of them.Once installed on a device, CopyCat uses a suite of five previously patched vulnerabilities to attack a device.

Adobe to Kill Flash Plugin by 2020

Adobe to Kill Flash Plugin by 2020 There was a time when Adobe Flash powered almost anything on the internet that moved.This was the first mobile phone with a browser you could use without wanting to claw your eyes out.

Apple Ordered to Pay $506 Million in CPU Patent Dispute

Apple Ordered to Pay $506 Million in CPU Patent Dispute In 2015, a jury found Apple had infringed on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and hit the company with a $234 million verdict for infringement.Two days ago, a judge more than doubled the amount Apple had to pay, resulting in total charges of $506 million.