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Apple accounted for nearly two-thirds of first-quarter smartphone sales in the so-called premium segment, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says, but providing no figures to back up its claim.

Published in Mobility

The Oppo Find X5 Lite is the cheapest device in this flagship line and thus lacks many of the features that are part of the Find X5 Pro and the Find X5, its more expensive cousins. The price ($799) also reflects that.

Latest figures reveal Australia has the highest percentage of mobile app threats detected and Australians are the most exposed to mobile threats on a per-device basis, according to the Look App Threats Map, a threat intelligence index by endpoint-to-cloud security Lookout.

Published in Security

There was once a time when the launch of a smartphone, be it an Android model or one of Apple's suite, was an occasion. The company behind the device made a song and dance about it, and the media tended to follow suit.

Monday, 02 May 2022 11:38

Jamf boosts security capabilities

Apple enterprise management specialist Jamf has developed new technologies to help organisations provide an environment that is "enterprise secure and consumer simple".

Published in Security

Chinese smartphone manufacturer OPPO has released another device in its A series, the A96, retailing for $399 and available for purchase right away.

Published in Mobility

Researchers from Check Point Research, part of the Israeli firm Check Point, have released barebones details about remotely exploitable vulnerabilities in a media codec used by Android phones that are built atop SoCs from Qualcomm and MediaTek.

Published in Security

Google's bid to position itself as some kind of competitor to Microsoft based on its security credentials has been dealt a bad blow, with the company reporting the third zero-day in its browser Chrome just before the long Easter weekend.

Published in Open Sauce

After one reviews a number of Android phones, it becomes difficult to pick points of difference that make a newer model better than something which was launched in the past.

Systems integrator and consultancy Cloud Solutions Group has delivered an integrated mobile device and access management system for construction company John Holland Group.

Published in Security

Although there's no stylus support as with the Galaxy S22 Ultra, or optionally with the Motorola Edge 30 Pro, Oppo is banking on super advanced cameras powered by the custom MariSilicon X chip and a Hassleblad partnership, very stylish design, incredibly super fast charging, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 power, a super generous pre-order deal and more to win your heart, mind and wallet.

Published in Home Tech

The second-highest court in the European Union will deliver its verdict on 14 September on an appeal by Google against a €4.34 billion (US$4.77 billion, A$6.46 billion) fine imposed on it by the European Union in 2018 for allegedly breaching anti-trust rules relevant to Android.

Published in Technology Regulation

Branding its A Series smartphones as "Awesome", Samsung has launched several A Series models, from AU$329 to AU$799, with multiple cameras, big screens, high screen refresh rates on the A33, 53 and 73 models, a look that evokes the S22 Ultra and more to tempt iOS users and Android upgraders, and they're likely to sell really well.

Published in Home Tech

Trojans and banking malware continue to dominate the threat landscape in Australia with trojans accounting for 32.4% of threats targeting Windows and macOS devices while 42.7% of banking malware threats targeting Android devices, according to Avast.

Published in Security

The percentage of 5G-capable smartphones sold globally in January was more than half of the total in a single month for the first time, the technology analyst firm Counterpoint Research says.

Published in Mobility

A serious vulnerability in the Linux kernel has been announced, with the researcher who discovered and reported it saying it "allows overwriting data in arbitrary read-only files. This leads to privilege escalation because unprivileged processes can inject code into root processes".

Published in Security

When you want everyday value that still brings in premium features, when you want screens that have unique features to protect eyesight, when you want modern tech that won't break the bank, you'll want to have a look at TCL's range to see it all for yourself.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 16 February 2022 16:47

iPhone 13 is global top seller: Kantar

Kantar's 4Q21 smartphone OS report shows at least one iPhone 13 model in the top three in all reported markets.

Published in Mobility

COMPANY NEWS: Getac launches its new OEMConfig app, which lets customers configure and update all their Getac Android devices simultaneously, including the new ZX10 tablet and existing ZX70 within their existing enterprise mobility management (EMM) systems.

Published in Company News

Google has launched a second appeal, this time in the EU's highest court, against a fine of €2.42 billion (US$2.73 billion, A$3.79 billion) levied on it and its parent company Alphabet in 2017 for abusing its dominant market position for online general search services in 13 EU countries.

Published in Technology Regulation

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