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RED Reveals Tech Behind Its Upcoming Holographic Phone Display

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Most of us know RED as the maker of high-end digital video cameras, but the company is looking to get into mobile. It announced the RED Hydrogen One a few months ago, and in true RED fashion, the price was one of the few things we knew about it. The mysterious Android smartphone will retail for $ 1,195 when it comes out in the not-too-distant future. To justify that price, RED claimed the phone would ...

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Google May Snap Up HTC’s Phone Business

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. HTC’s phone business has been in freefall for years, despite the firm’s early leadership position in the Android market. In August, the company made just $ 100 million, its lowest monthly revenue in 13 years. Worse, the handset that was meant to boost its fortunes, the U11, may have already peaked. Now, there are rumors that Google might buy the company outright. Google has used HTC as a contract manufacturer at multiple times in the ...

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Instagram hackers are selling user emails and phone numbers

Instagram founder: What I learned about humanity  Instagram alerted verified users earlier this week about a security flaw that could givehackers access to their personal information. It told the users that it had fixed the issue. But it appears the bug was exploited before Instagram’s fix, and affected more than the most high-profile accounts. On Friday, Instagram CTO Mike Krieger published a blog post alerting all users to the security flaw. “Although we cannot determine which specific accounts may have been impacted, we believe it was a low percentage of ...

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Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone Is Finally Shipping

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Andy Rubin made his bones in the mobile industry by co-founding Danger (maker of the Sidekick) and Android, which was acquired by Google and turned into the largest mobile platform on Earth. It’s an impressive pedigree, so everyone was interested when Rubin announced his new hardware startup was going to make an Android phone. The Essential Phone was unveiled in May, and Rubin told everyone it would come out in just a few weeks. Here ...

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Andy Rubin’s Essential Phone Is Finally Shipping

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Andy Rubin made his bones in the mobile industry by co-founding Danger (maker of the Sidekick) and Android, which was acquired by Google and turned into the largest mobile platform on Earth. It’s an impressive pedigree, so everyone was interested when Rubin announced his new hardware startup was going to make an Android phone. The Essential Phone was unveiled in May, and Rubin told everyone it would come out in just a few weeks. Here ...

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Manchester attack: 'Hero' denies bank card and mobile phone theft

A man who was hailed a hero after the Manchester Arena attack has denied stealing a bank card and mobile phone at the venue on the night of the blast. Chris Parker, 33, of no fixed address, was charged with two counts of theft on Tuesday. He was remanded into custody following the hearing at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court. Mr Parker was reported to have comforted a seriously injured girl and a woman who died in his arms. He was charged with stealing a purse and contents from Pauline ...

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Essential Phone Production Has Started, Launches Next Week

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Andy Rubin has been involved in the mobile industry for years, including a role in founding both Danger (makers of the Sidekick) and Android before it was acquired by Google. Now, Rubin is heading up an effort to build new phones at his new company, Essential. Rubin says the phone is coming soon — as soon as next week — and he has the pictures to prove it. The long-teased Essential Phone PH-1 was unveiled ...

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New Details Emerge on the Red Hydrogen ‘Holographic’ Phone

Last month, we covered Red’s announcement of its upcoming phone. Not only did the announcement drop out of the blue from a company known for making high-end cameras and projectors, it was staggeringly priced, at $ 1,195 for the aluminum version and $ 1,595 if you wanted it in titanium. That’s before we got to all the PR and marketingspeak about killer capabilities, a holographic display enabled by nanotechnology (seriously), and the promise this camera would be capable of seamlessly interacting with Red cameras as an interface and monitor. This last ...

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Microsoft Boosts Phone Linking in Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Microsoft is coming up on its self-imposed deadline to launch the Fall Creators Update, which has an estimated delivery date in September. Given this relatively short time frame, we’d have expected Windows 10 Insider builds to be feature-complete by now, and we’ve covered what some of those features are and what benefits they’ll offer. Microsoft, however, seems to have other ideas. The new Build 16251 contains several new features and capabilities debuting for the first time. First off, there’s a new option to sync Android devices and Windows 10 PCs, ...

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TSA Will Now Screen All Electronics ‘Larger Than a Cell Phone’

The TSA (Théâtre de Sécurité Américain Transportation Security Administration) has been generally accused of incompetence, failure to detect bombs smuggled in luggage, and of making flying even more miserable than it would be otherwise. Far from fighting back against such hassle — particularly in the face of 16 years of demonstrated proof the organization is incompetent — the TSA has seemingly embraced it. The organization has announced that it will now begin screening all devices larger than a cell phone on all flights, foreign and domestic. The exact text reads: ...

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