Sailfish mobile OS, thought dead, comes back to life in Indian smartphone

Alternative mobile operating systems are struggling to survive while Android and iOS dominate, but an operating system called Sailfish—which was on the brink of disappearing—is back after a short absence. Intex Technologies’ Aqua Fish smartphone with Sailfish 2.0 started shipping in India on Monday. It’s the first Sailfish handset to be sold by a device… Read More »

Devices with Qualcomm modems safe from critical ASN.1 telecom flaw

Despite initial concerns, smartphones equipped with Qualcomm modems are not vulnerable to a recently announced vulnerability that could potentially allow attackers to take over cellular network gear and consumer mobile devices. The vulnerability was discovered in ASN1C, a popular compiler that produces C code for parsing ASN.1 encoded data. Abstract Syntax Notation One (ASN.1) is… Read More »

iPhone 7 rumors: New phones reportedly go on sale Sept. 16

Now that WWDC is over, the iPhone 7 rumors are getting even louder, since its expected unveiling in September is probably the next time we’ll see Tim Cook on stage. Yes, that’s still a good while from now. To help keep track of all the scuttlebutt, we’re collecting every rumor we’ve heard so far—and every… Read More »

Mobile OS once considered dead comes back to life in Indian smartphone

Alternative mobile operating systems are struggling to survive while Android and iOS dominate, but an operating system called Sailfish — which was on the brink of disappearing — is back after a short absence. Intex Technologies’ Aqua Fish smartphone with Sailfish 2.0 started shipping in India on Monday. It’s the first Sailfish handset to be… Read More »