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Now Homeland Security Will Also Need A Warrant To Spy On Mobile Phones Using StingRays 

Last month, the American Department of Justice announced that investigators would require a warrant to use a tool called a StingRay that mimics a cell tower to spy on phones. There were a few exceptions listed, however, including issues of homeland security. But now the Department of Homeland Security says it will also require a warrant.

Watch Five Minutes Solid Of Louis C.K. On Mobile Phones 

Louis CK has a track record for amusing commentary about phones. Now, the A to Z Review has compiled a solid five minutes of it into one video. You will laugh, you will wince, you will question modern life.

Qualcomm's New 'Quick Charge' Takes A Phone From 0 To 80% In 35 Minutes

Most phones have some kind of quick charge system these days and on Android many of them are powered by Qualcomm’s Quick Charge. But the technology has been given an overhaul, and the next-gen version will take a dead phone to 80 per cent of charge in just 35 minutes. That is lightning fast.

What's The Weirdest Way You Broke Your Phone?

I can’t be the only one in the mood for some phone-smashing stories.

This Website Lets You Study Mobile Phone Use In Cities Around The World

Mobile phone data can provide a rich source of information for understanding human activity. Now, researchers from MIT have built a tool that visualizes mobile phone use in cities around the world, for any of us to study.

Phony Mobile Towers Could Be Intercepting User Data In The US

You wouldn’t know an interceptor from an ordinary mobile phone tower, there’s no way you can. Except that when your phone connects to one, a variety of over-the-air attacks become possible — everything from eavesdropping to pushing spyware on the device. It all happens stealthily, silently.

Deepsea Minerals Are Coming Soon To A Mobile Phone Near You

Rocks mined from the seafloor have been confirmed as a viable source for rare earth metals, and thus a tiny piece of the ocean might soon find its way into a cell phone or computer chipboard near you. The finding, published in the April 2014 issue of Applied Geochemistry, all but guarantees a new round of focus on overcoming the challenges — both industrial and environmental — of extracting mineral riches from the ocean depths.

What Will We Find On Passengers' Phones From Flight MH370?

Bearing in mind that CNN is the same network that suggested Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 might have flown into a black hole, it was nonetheless interesting to hear the network speculate that the mobile phones of the flight’s passengers might hold an archive of unsent emails, texts, photos, and videos of whatever sequence of events befell the doomed airliner — and that these fragile digital files could still be recovered.

The Ridiculousness Of Why We Can't Use Our Phones On Planes

One of the great mysteries of life, along with who framed Roger Rabbit and like, what’s included under the umbrella term of global warming, is why can’t we use our dang phones and other electronics on a freaking aeroplane. It’s as if some dimwit who was past his prime decades ago decided when cell phones became popular that electronics were devil tools that existed for the sole purpose to bring down planes. We all realised years ago that our electronics won’t do much to a plane. And yet no one has come up with a better explanation.

Nokia Lumia 925 Hands-On: This Is The Windows Phone You'll Want

Nokia just unveiled the Lumia 925 — and it’s the Windows phone that you’ll want. Gone is the all-plastic traditional Lumia, subsumed by a much more refined feeling metal-polycarbonate mix. This thing looks and feels great.

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