Mobile

Australia’s Optus says ‘deeply sorry’ for cyber attack

MELBOURNE, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Australia’s second-largest telcoms firm Optus, owned by Singapore Telecommunications ( STEL.SI ), on Saturday ran a full-page apology in major newspapers for a “devastating” cyberattack 10 days ago and pointed out affected customers to a new help site. “We’re deeply sorry that a cyberattack has happened on our watch,” the …

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iOS 16.1 to feature ‘Satellite Connection Demo’ for iPhone 14

As you probably know, iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro can communicate with emergency services via satellite. Although this feature won’t be available until November, Apple has been getting ready to release it with iOS 16.1 – which will also include a “Satellite Connection Demo” so that users can try out the satellite connection without …

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Apple’s rare downgrade points to weakening demand for the iPhone 14

Once Wall Street’s darlingApple’s stock just took a big hit. Bank of America (BofA) cut the rating of the country’s most valuable company to “neutral” from “buy” yesterday (Sept. 29), shaving billions off its market cap. Apple’s stock is still outperforming. Apple’s stock is worth 20% less than it was at the end of 2021, …

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Launching a new Chromium-based WebView for Android

Our in-app browser for Facebook on Android has historically relied on an Android System WebView based on Chromium, the open source project that powers many browsers on Android and other operating systems. On other mobile operating systems, the System WebView component cannot be updated without updating the entire operating system. On Android, this works differently, …

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Anker ends the week with the latest iPhone and Android accessory sale starting at $9

Anker is heading into the weekend today by launching its latest Amazon storefront sale, this time around discounting a collection of iPhone and Android accessories in the process. Shipping is free for Prime members or in orders over $25. Our top pick is the Anker 90-degree MFi USB-C to Lightning Cable at $8.99. Down from …

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The Google Pixel 6 suddenly drops to just $199, thanks to this epic Best Buy deal

When it comes to tracking Google Pixel 6 deals, there’s only so much you can predict ahead of time. Occasionally, an epic deal will just crash through the wall and land in our laps, kind of like this Best Buy offer that slashes an incredible $500 off the price of both the Google Pixel 6 …

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Windows 11 build 22621.608 fixes numerous issues with version 22H2

Microsoft is rolling out a preview update to users running the newly-launched Windows 11 2022 Update (version 22H2). The update, labeled KB5017389, brings the OS build number up to 22621.608, and it brings along a slew of fixes to numerous issues users may have encountered with the initial release of the first major update for …

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