Archive for the ‘Mobilphone’ Category

Pro Publica/New York Times: That’s No Phone. That’s My Tracker

16. July 2012 Leave a comment

The device in your purse or jeans that you think is a cellphone — guess again. It is a tracking device that happens to make calls. Let’s stop calling them phones. They are trackers. [more…]

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Extrem Tech: A wiggly approach to smartphone keylogging

17. August 2011 Leave a comment

Two researchers from the University of California Davis, Hao Chen and Lian Cai, have successfully divined the keystrokes on an Android on-screen keyboard by measuring the wiggles, jiggles, and vibrations picked up by the device’s accelerometer. [more…]

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stern: Wie unbekannte Chinesen den Handymarkt aufrollen

Sie beherrschen mehr als ein Drittel des weltweiten Handymarktes und ein Fünftel des globalen Absatzes von Tablet-Rechnern: Unternehmen, die kaum einer kennt. Warum sogenannte White-Box-Anbieter auf dem Vormarsch sind. Eine Analyse. [mehr…]

Mediatek China
Mstar China
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WIRED: Hacker Spoofs Cell Phone Tower to Intercept Calls

1. August 2010 Leave a comment

AS VEGAS — A security researcher created a cell phone base station that tricks cell phones into routing their outbound calls through his device, allowing someone to intercept even encrypted calls in the clear.
The device tricks the phones into disabling encryption and records call details and content before they’re routed on their proper way through voice-over-IP.

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Die Presse: Kommunikation: Russland droht Handy-Herstellern

20. July 2010 Leave a comment

Wenn Konzerne wie Apple, Siemens, Nokia oder Motorola nicht das russische Navigationssystem Glonass installieren, will Moskau den Import der Geräte verbieten. Die geplante Novelle würde auch Mobiltelefone betreffen. [mehr…]

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WIRED: 19 Android Phones You Can Buy Today (or Soon) – Android Handys, die man schon jetzt, oder bald kaufen kann

15. June 2010 Leave a comment

Less than two years after Google introduced the first Android phone, the free, open source operating system has turned into a juggernaut. There are 16 Android phones available today, and three new devices will hit retail stores in the next few weeks.
The latest Android phone is the HTC Aria. AT&T revealed the Aria on Monday as a mid-range phone that will run Android 2.1, have a 5-megapixel camera, a 3.2-inch display and a slower processor than the Nexus One or HTC Evo 4G (the Aria’s CPU clocks 600 MHz, compared to 1 GHz on the latter). [more…]

Translation to German Language (Google)

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Secret Iphone? This Is Apple’s Next iPhone – Iphone Prototype soll in einer Bar in Redwood City liegengelassen worden sein. Ein schlauer Marketing Trick ?

20. April 2010 Leave a comment

Uncovered Apple Iphone by gizmodo
Gray Powell—a North Carolina State University 2006 graduate and talented amateur photographer—is an Apple Software Engineer working on the iPhone Baseband Software, the little program that enables the iPhone to make calls. A dream job for a talented engineer like Powell, an Apple fan who always wanted to meet Steve Jobs. more…

go Gizmodo!
Apple askked for the lost Iphone Prototype  go Gizmodo!
Report on NPR/National Public Radio