Articles in the category Mobile

ISIS App Available on Android Devices

Supporters of the Islamic State terrorist organization have launched an app for Android, aimed at keeping wannabe jihadists in the loop of all the latest news and propaganda coming from the self-proclaimed caliphate. midst a crackdown on jihadist social media groups, supporters of ISIS/ISIL have launched an Android app allowing aspiring jihadists to keep up […]

Instagram Bans #Curvy Hashtag

The hashtag #Curvy has been added to Instagram’s banned list of search terms, which includes #sex, #nude, and #thinspo. Upon searching for the hashtag, users are greeted with a list of similar search terms, but #curvy is nowhere to be found. A spokesperson for Instagram told pop news site Buzzfeed that the hashtag was removed […]

Google Photos App Tags Black People as “gorillas”

Google has apologized after its new Photos app mistakenly labeled a black couple “gorillas”. The software automatically tags uploaded photos, using artificial intelligence to determine the content of each image and generate tags. But when Jacky Alciné uploaded a few photos of himself and a female friend, that artificial intelligence tagged the pair “gorillas”. Alciné, a […]

What’s Zero Divided by Zero? #Siri Gets Insulting

United States (SND) — Apple users are in an uproar this morning after word began spreading of Siri’s hilarious response to the question “What is zero divided by zero?” Ask Siri what 0 divided by 0 is Best. Easter. Egg. Ever. #Apple #siri #iphone — kerry morrison (@kmore) June 30, 2015 iPhone users, go ahead and ask […]

North Korea Bans Instagram

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Instagram users in North Korea are being warned that the photo-sharing service has been blacklisted by the government, the Associated Press reports. Users attempting to log into the website are being given a notice reading: “Warning! You can’t connect to this website because it’s in blacklist site.” Below the English text, […]

Samsung Galaxy Phones May Be Vulnerable to Security Flaw

Is your phone a Samsung Galaxy device? Best be careful with your wi-fi: a recent report from the Chicago-based security firm NowSecure says that a bug in the Swift keyboard software, pre-installed in over 600 million Samsung Galaxy devices, can allow a remote attacker (i.e., a hacker) to control  a user’s network traffic to execute […]

Emoji Passcodes Coming Soon [Video]

Have you ever felt annoyed at passcodes? Have you ever found yourself silently fuming at having to recall the hundredth passcode you created for that other account (no, not that one, that other account) on Instagram or Tindr (we won’t tell if you won’t)? Have you ever found yourself wracking your brain to create a […]

Single Text Can Crash Your iPhone

Apple fans beware; findings have reported that a single text can crash your iPhone. It’s not a particular word, an image, or an emoji, even — all it takes is a string of seeming Arabic characters sent on SMS for the phone to crash and send itself into a loop. Panicking? While it does seem […]