That’s the response I expect to hear from all the apologists who think that smartphones without headphone jacks are NBD. I’ll agree to disagree. The headphone jack and loss of it on the devices we use the most is a very big deal. A massive deal.
China has done it again — except this time with a brand new supercomputer. The Sunway TaihuLight is now the fastest system in the world, according to the twice-per-year TOP500 list, with a stunning Linpack benchmark result of 93 petaflops.
Conceptual rendering of a “battery case” style introspection engine, piggybacked on an iPhone6. Credit: pubpub.org(Tech Xplore)—Edward Snowden has been making news about an iPhone-related concept where a smartphone owner can tell if that person is being tracked.
The Tactilu bracelet, which allows long-distance sending of touch via a wireless connection, was unveiled at the Polish Job exhibition in Milan.
When Edward Snowden met with reporters in a Hong Kong hotel room to spill the NSA’s secrets, he famously asked them put their phones in the fridge to block any radio signals that might be used to silently activate the devices’ microphones or cameras.
Verizon’s continuing its ongoing mission to pare down the number of customers on unlimited data plans by migrating them to ones with hard limits. Recently, the company came up with a way to get rid of its biggest data hogs.