Nexus 5 Users Experiencing Problems with Sprint [Updated]

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The brand new Google and LG-made Nexus 5 smartphone is officially here. Announced late last week it started shipping Monday to eager buyers houses, but now that many are receiving the new device, we’re hearing some bad news from the Sprint side of things. The LG Nexus 5 works across all major networks including AT&T, […]

Samsung’s Accessory Killing Chip May be in Galaxy Note 3

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The smartphone accessory business is a lucrative one, and new details are revealing that Samsung is aiming for dominance when it comes to cases, chargers, cables, and potentially much more when it comes to its own devices. This week news arrived that Samsung could be preparing to cut out unofficial accessories from working with its […]

Mobile Security a Hot Topic Ahead of iPhone 5S Launch

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Internet security, password, and two-factor authentication using a mobile phone are all beginning to become hot topics ahead of the launch of Apple’s iPhone 5S, a smartphone rumored to contain a biometric fingerprint scanner. In the past week, Apple, Google, and PayPal are all making headlines with broader security initiatives with tie-ins to mobile. PayPal’s […]

Dell Adds Enhanced Security Features to New Latitude 10 Tablet

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Focusing on growing its presence in the enterprise space, Dell is adding new hardware and software security features to a newly released Dell Latitude 10 Enhanced Security edition of the Windows 8 tablet. The device offers dual hardware security log-in features and some software security enhancements as well over the regular consumer-edition of the Latitude […]

Apple Patents Hidden Fingerprint Reader Ahead of iPhone 5S

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We had previously reported that the ‘S’ in the name of the Apple iPhone 5S could stand for security as it had been used to represent ‘S’peed in the 3GS and ‘S’iri in the iPhone 4S. Now, a recently filed patent shows that Apple is working on integrating more biometrics security components into mobile devices–including […]

Non-Apple Approved Lightning Authentication Chips Already in Production; Lightning Accessories Coming Soon

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It looks like a whole new array of cheap, inexpensive, non-Apple approved Lightning accessories may be hitting the market soon as Apple’s authentication chipset found within its Lightning cables have been cracked and cloned. According to the latest report on Apple Insider, these authentication chips are now being produced in China without the authorization or […]

Authentication Chip in Lightning Cable Made By Texas Instruments

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In an a teardown and analysis of Apple’s Lightning cable, which replaced the standard 30-pin dock connector cable on the iPhone 5, Chipworks found that a Texas Instruments chip is used inside the cable, likely serving as a security chip. The authentication chip found within the Lightning cable could have a big impact on Apple’s […]