Bluetooth flaw in Android smartphones

Android: Bluetooth Flaw Exposes Users

CYBERSECURITY: Although Google has been made aware of the Bluetooth flaw in its Android operating system, no corrective updates are available yet A new Bluetooth vulnerability exposes Android smartphones to potential hacker attacks. Last February, a significant vulnerability had already been identified in Android’s Bluetooth protocol. Exploited, this new security flaw would allow hackers to get their hands on the personal […]

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Google launches the Pixel 4a, a new very affordable smartphone

Google Launches the Pixel 4a, a New Very Affordable Smartphone

LOW END: The Google Pixel 4a model compatible with 5G technology will be sold in several countries starting at 499 dollars Google presented a new entry-level smartphone on Monday. On sale from August 20th (in the US ), the Pixel 4a features some features of previous models for prices starting at $ 349, or half that of the Pixel 4. […]

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Cédric O, Secretary of State for Digital, led the development of the StopCovid application.

Coronavirus: Only 14 Alerts sent by StopCovid in Three Weeks, Why Such a Low Figure?

DIGITAL: Secretary of State Cédric O gave an initial update on the mixed success of the StopCovid application with the French A vast transparency operation with the entire Areopagus (government, Inserm, DGS, Inria, Institut Pasteur, Anssi) to raise a first veil on the effectiveness of StopCovid, three weeks after its availability on French mobile phones in […]

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TCL has announced the end of the production of Blackberry smartphones

Smartphones: TCL to Stop Production of BlackBerry

The Blackberry phones with iconic keyboards, which have less than 1% of the market, could disappear The smartphone BlackBerry and their iconic keyboards, slowing after leading the market in the early 2000s, could disappear. The Canadian group and the Chinese TCL, which manufactured these apparatuses, indeed announced Monday the end of the production. “We regret to announce that from […]

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EU wants single charger for all smartphones

The EU Wants the Same Connection and a Single Charger for all Smartphones

EUROPE: A desire of a standard smartphones charger that is part of a more global approach to connectivity The European Parliament would like to set up a single charger common to all brands of smartphones. Among other things, this would reduce “electronic waste, but also make life easier for consumers”. According to estimates by the European Union, “the old chargers generate […]

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IPhone 5 and iPad older than 7 years must be updated.

Do You Have an Old iPhone or iPad? Here’s Why You Need to Update It

If the update is not done before November 3rd, 2019, some models of iPhone and iPad will not work properly. Here is the procedure to follow. After informing about starting failures on the iPhone 6s and 6s plus , Apple is now calling some customers to update their phone. On its website, the Apple brand explains that some models of iPhone and iPad older […]

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Do not place your mobile phone close to your body

It is Not Good to Keep your Mobile Phones Close to the Body, according to ANSES

BAD WAVES: ANSES publishes on Monday its expertise on the dangers of exposure to mobile phones worn close to the body In a report published on Monday, the National Health Security Agency (ANSES) assesses the possible health effects of exposure to mobile phones. When worn very close to the body, smartphones can be a health […]

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17 models of smartphones are named to emit too much radio waves.

Huawei, Nokia, Wiko … Smartphones That Emit Too Much Electromagnetic Waves

Do your smartphones emit more radio waves than the authorized limit? 60 million consumers name bad phone marques in an investigation. Details. Which of the smartphones are the ones that emit electromagnetic waves above the authorized limit? This is the alert that launched the consumer organization, 60 million consumers , which has identified 17 mobile phone models exceeding since early 2018 the maximum […]

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Huawei presents an operating system to replace Android

Huawei Presents an Operating System to Replace Android

The Chinese firm, Huawei, number two worldwide smartphone, is forced to change the operating system because of US sanctions. The Chinese telecoms giant Huawei threatened to lose its access to Android because of US sanctions, presented Friday 9th August 2019 a new operating system that must equip its mobile phones. The system, dubbed “HarmonyOS”, was introduced by Executive Director […]

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With 800 offenses a day, the use of the phone while driving is always more dangerous

With 800 Offences a Day, the Use of the Phone While Driving is Always More Dangerous

In 15 years, road behaviour has changed. Less alcohol and excessive speeding but more “small” risky behaviour, especially with smartphones. On Wednesday 19th June, 2019, AXA Prévention unveiled the results of its 15th barometer focused on the behaviour of French on the roads *. A barometer created in 2004 and which highlighted, 15 years later, significant changes, especially with the telephone. High speed and […]

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