Posts made in September, 2016

A Top-Shelf iPhone Hack Now Goes for $1.5 Million

By on Sep 30, 2016 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

As iOS and Android mature, the stand-off between platforms and hackers escalates in kind. Each release brings new security measures, while those who want to break in—nation-state intelligence agencies and law enforcement among them—redouble their efforts. And one security startup that buys and sells exploits is offering to pay more than ever for exclusive access to...

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OnePlus OxygenOS & HydrogenOS Will Continue To Coexist

By on Sep 30, 2016 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

As recent history lets us know, the original OnePlus One was initially powered by CyanogenMod 11S in collaboration with Cyanogen Inc. but eventually OnePlus decided to switch gears and develop its own in-house mobile operating system for future models. In fact, OnePlus has developed two versions of Android for different markets, and while most OnePlus owners around...

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Blackberry stops designing its own phones

By on Sep 29, 2016 in Mobile Design | 0 comments

Media captionTIMELINE: How did Blackberry get here? Blackberry is to stop designing smartphones in-house after 14 years, the company has announced. Once a market leader, the company has struggled to keep pace with modern handsets produced by rivals such as Apple and Samsung. In May, the company’s chief executive, John Chen, said he would know by September...

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BlackBerry’s next rumored Android phone, the DTEK60, passed through the FCC

By on Sep 28, 2016 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

BlackBerry released its DTEK50 last month (pictured above) as a its second Android phone following the Priv. We heard rumors that the company would be launching more Android devices, possibly one for each quarter for the next two quarters. This might be true given that a new Android phone, the DTEK60, just passed through the FCC. The filing doesn’t give us many...

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