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emergency preparedness
emergency preparedness

Smartphone Data Predicts How Survivors Would Respond to Nuke Attack on DC

What would happen if a nuclear bomb detonated over K Street?
Becky Ferreira
2.9.18
State of Surveillance
State of Surveillance

There's No Public Evidence Huawei Spies on Americans, But the Company Is Getting Blackballed Anyway

Telecom companies scrapping plans to sell Huawei phones reeks of hysteria and protectionism.
Karl Bode
1.17.18
privacy
privacy

Border Guards Looked Through Nearly 60 Percent More Electronic Devices in 2017 than in 2016

Customs and Border Protection released a new directive Friday with more detailed guidelines for searching phones and computers.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.5.18
screen time
screen time

Study of 500,000 Teens Suggests Association Between Excessive Screen Time and Depression

It's a bleak finding, but other research suggests adolescent hyper-connectedness isn't all bad.
Samantha Cole
11.17.17
Right to Repair
Right to Repair

Samsung Made a Bitcoin Mining Rig Out of 40 Old Galaxy S5s

Samsung's new "upcycling" initiative will allow you to put a completely new operating system on your old phones to give them new life.
Matthew Gault
10.27.17
Outer Limits
Outer Limits

I Broke My Phone Biking 180 Miles Alone in Europe

Without being able to reliably use GPS, I felt lost.
Lisa Cumming
10.23.17
eyes on the universe
eyes on the universe

Astronomers Are 'Racing Against Time' as Humanity Clogs the Air With Radio Signals

Interference is playing havoc with radio telescopes.
Jacob Dubé
10.17.17
Pixel 2
Pixel 2

All Phones Are the Same

The Pixel 2 is the same as the iPhone, which is the same as the Note.
Jason Koebler
10.4.17
BTDubs
BTDubs

The House Passed a Budget Bill That Also Repeals Conflict Mineral Reporting Requirements

The rule is designed to track whether the minerals came from conflict areas in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.14.17
geek dreams
geek dreams

The ‘Fair Trade’ Smartphone Now Has an Upgradeable, Modular Camera

We all know that’s the main reason to upgrade.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.31.17
What Is the iPhone?
What Is the iPhone?

Apple’s Third Co-Founder Has Never Used an iPhone and Has No Regrets

83-year-old Ronald G. Wayne designed Apple’s first logo and cashed out his 10 percent share for just $800. But he would do it again in a heartbeat.
Madeline Moitozo
7.11.17
super
super

Homeland Security Will Begin “Heightened Screening” of Phones on All US-Bound Flights

In March, the agency announced a ban on electronics on US-bound flights coming from the Middle East and North Africa.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.28.17