Posts made in November, 2016

Massive Apple Leaks Reveal Radical New iPhone

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

Is set to Wow the world with a radical new iPhone? A rash of leaks from a variety of credible sources strongly suggest so, and they promise a level of reinvention we haven’t seen from Apple in several years.  Here’s the breakdown. 2017 Apple iPhone OLED concept design. Image credit: Veniamin Geskin The biggest news comes from KGI Securities’ Ming-Chi Kuo (widely...

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Stealing Authentication Tokens From Locked Machines With a Mobile Phone

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

Stealing credentials from locked machines shouldn’t work. And yet, it does. The main reason for this is that the operating system automatically loads device drivers if it has access to them. This is true even when a machine is locked. In the case of locked machines, USB Ethernet adapter drivers ship with every major operating system (e.g., Windows, MacOSX, Linux)....

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Apple Needs To Quickly Address Another iPhone Problem

By on Nov 29, 2016 in Mobility Strategy | 0 comments

More people are writing about a small frustration with their iPhone or iPad. Hopefully Apple is listening to them, because if Cupertino is not careful there’s going to be some trouble in the shangri-la of iOS. I’m talking about the slowly rising levels of calendar spam. Apple’s calendar app allows invites to be sent by unauthenticated users and pushed directly to a...

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Huawei Mate 9 — the first Chinese Google Daydream smartphone

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

Virtual reality is becoming increasingly popular and a hot topic in the technology ecosystem. From enhancing perception using smart devices to the unforeseeable advantages and different implementations it might have in the future, this technology is catching everyone’s eye. Huawei plugged in to VR technolgy with its recently launched Mate 9, becoming the first...

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Alibaba’s YunOS to overtake Apple’s iOS as China’s 2nd-biggest smartphone operating system

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

New York-listed Alibaba, which owns the Post, has also adapted YunOS to work as an operating system for television set-top boxes, smart home appliances, tablets, internet-connected smart TVs, smart cars and even SoftBank Group‘s humanoid robot called “Pepper”. At Alibaba’s cloud computing conference last month in Hangzhou, YunOS product...

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