Tag: smartphone

Russian Hackers Target NATO Smartphones in Eastern Europe

NATO troops stationed near the Russian border have reported that Russian hackers are targeting their smartphones to “gain operational information, gauge troop strength, and intimidate soldiers,” the Wall Street Journal said in a report Wednesday.

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Butt Dials Overload San Francisco 911 Dispatchers

San Francisco’s 911 call center has been burdened with a “painful” problem. A surge in butt dials over the past three years (28% increase between 2011 and 2014) has been cutting into valuable time for operators who are forced to work longer hours as they seek to determine whether each butt, or pocket, dial is a true emergency.

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Will.i.am’s Smartwatch: Worst Wearable Ever Designed?

Black Eyed Peas founder Will.i.am announced last year the release of the wrist-wearable Puls smart phone. While one reviewer described the device as “the worst product I’ve touched all year,” Mashable took an in-depth look at the Puls recently to assess its features.