StingRay devices extract encrypted phone keys in under a second
Local police in Anaheim, California – home to Disneyland, Angels baseball and the Ducks hockey team – have been using StringRay surveillance devices to capture data on thousands of phones at once, completely unknown to local residents and theme park attendees, according to new documents released Wednesday.
Oppo F1 with a larger screen
During the launch event for its first F-line smartphone, the Oppo F1, the company has also teased an upcoming F1 Plus version, which should have a bigger 5.5-inch FHD screen and 4GB of RAM.
All coming at mid-March event
Apple is preparing for a busy and packed hardware launch event coming in the middle of March, where it is expected to launch its third-generation iPad Air, a new 4-inch iPhone, a series of new first-generation Apple Watch bands, and new iOS and WatchOS updates, according to sources close to 9to5Mac.
The little red chequebook opens
The Chinese government appears to be opening its little red chequebook and buying up chipmakers from what it calls its renegade province.
New job postings suggest keen interest
It was made clear earlier this month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas that 2016 would be the year that virtual reality (VR) finally becomes available in consumer formats to initial enthusiast public audiences. Some of the major competitors we’ve seen in this space so far include Facebook-owned Oculus with its Rift headset, Sony’s PlayStation VR headset and HTC’s Vive Pre headset, which we explored here.