Apple Admits to Slowing Down Old iPhones, Faces Lawsuits

Earlier this week, in response to a blog post by John Poole at Geekbench, Apple revealed that the company actually does slow down their iPhones when they get older, a fact that has been long suspected by iPhone users. Apple said that it started the practice a year ago, to compensate for battery degradation, rather […]

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UK hounded 100 Hacking Groups

Intelligence services of United Kingdom are tracking the activity of 100 hacking groups from around the world who have tried to steal their sensitive data, Ciaran Martin, the head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) said Sunday. “The 100 [hacking] groups range from fully subordinate employees of the state… all the way to small […]

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Parents should be on guard against hackable toys

While Internet-connected toys are particularly appealing to a generation of tech-obsessed kids, security experts warn against the potential dangers of some of these flashy gadgets, such as the Bluetooth-enabled “My Friend Cayla” doll, which uses speech recognition technology to recognize a child’s speech and hold a conversation. In February, Germany’s telecommunications watchdog, the Federal Network […]

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Has Amazon Found The Answer To India’s ‘Change’ Problems With Amazon Pay?

Arun Roy, a 31 year Delhi-based old IT professional, claims that he donates approximately Rs. 4000 a year unofficially to the society. Throughout the day, he let go Rs.10-15 everyday as the shopkeepers, autowalas, vegetable vendors etc. don’t offer him the change. Sometimes, he gets candies instead of Re.1/Rs.2/Rs.5 coins. Reminds us of the famous […]

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