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Planet Computers brings the PDA back with the 5G Astro Slide

Remember PDAs, physical keyboards, and OG folding phones? They’re a relic at this point, but Planet Computers seems to think there’s still a market for them, somehow. Meet the Astro Slide, a throwback

It took Google months to patch a serious Android security flaw

Google has patched a critical security flaw that affects millions of Android devices with chipsets from MediaTek, XDA Developers revealed today. The vulnerability is a rootkit lodged in the CPU's

MediaTek rootkit now has a fix via March Android security patch

This is the first time we’re encountering this but it must be reported for the sake of the millions of Android devices out there. A critical MediaTek rootkit has been affecting the platform for
MediaTek-SU hacks phone from a simple app

MediaTek-SU hacks phone from a simple app

Highlighting the extreme importance of keeping current with security updates for one’s phone, MediaTek-SU was noted today by Google. In the Android Security Bulletin for March 2020, security
MediaTek-SU hacks phone from a simple app

MediaTek-SU hacks phone from a simple app

Highlighting the extreme importance of keeping current with security updates for one’s phone, MediaTek-SU was noted today by Google. In the Android Security Bulletin for March 2020, security
Scary Mediatek vulnerability active for months because Android updates are hard

Scary Mediatek vulnerability active for months because Android updates are hard

It's been 10 months since this vulnerability became public knowledge. Who knows what damage has been done since then.
MediaTek security vulnerability allowed root access on devices from Nokia, Amazon, BLU, Sony, ZTE, and others

MediaTek security vulnerability allowed root access on devices from Nokia, Amazon, BLU, Sony, ZTE, and others

Some OEMs have patched it already Security vulnerabilities are unfortunately extremely common in smartphones, given the complexity and varying codebases of most devices. That's why Google has been

The world’s first carbon-fiber smartphone is now up for pre-order with a €799 price tag

In the past decade, we’ve seen Android smartphones made from plastic, glass, and ceramic, but not carbon-fiber. Despite its lightweight nature and high-strength structure, its signal-blocking
All the companies that have withdrawn from MWC — New: AT&T

All the companies that have withdrawn from MWC — New: AT&T

MWC might become a ghost town this year Update 1: 2020/02/11 9:04am PST AT&T has announced that it won't attend MWC this year. The article has been updated accordingly. The coronavirus

MediaTek Helio G80 tackles smartphone gaming on a budget

When you think of mobile processors, Qualcomm is probably pretty high on the list, if not at the very top. There’s a good reason for that, considering how powerful their Snapdragon CPUs are and how
MediaTek reveals two new mid-range smartphone gaming chipsets

MediaTek reveals two new mid-range smartphone gaming chipsets

Following last year's Helio G90, MediaTek has just taken the wraps off two new smartphone chipsets for mobile gaming: the Helio G70 and G80. These chips are destined to hit India as soon as this

The budget-busting Nokia 2.3 with 2-day battery life is now on sale for $129/£99

Ahead of MWC 2020 where it is expected to announce the successor to the Nokia 9 PureView, HDM Global is fleshing out its entry-level offerings with the launch of the budget-busting Nokia 2.3 which is
How low will 5G phone prices go in 2020?

How low will 5G phone prices go in 2020?

From Arm to Qualcomm, we asked several brands for their thoughts on 5G phone pricing in 2020.

MediaTek Helio G70, Helio G70T introduced

MediaTek is determined to make it big in the mobile chipset business. It made waves last year with the Dimensity 800 and Dimensity 1000 5G just before the end of the year. The Helio G90 series was
MediaTek wants to bring gaming chipsets to very cheap phones (Update: Launched)

MediaTek wants to bring gaming chipsets to very cheap phones (Update: Launched)

MediaTek previously hinted at an upcoming budget gaming chipset, and now the Helio G70 is here.
Intel Talks Foldable Laptops,5G,  Xe, and Tiger Lake at CES 2020

Intel Talks Foldable Laptops,5G, Xe, and Tiger Lake at CES 2020

Intel covered a lot of ground at CES, from upcoming Tiger Lake laptops and foldable systems to 5G efforts. We round up the news. The post Intel Talks Foldable Laptops,5G, Xe, and Tiger Lake at CES
MediaTek Dimensity 800 launched: 5G is starting to go mainstream

MediaTek Dimensity 800 launched: 5G is starting to go mainstream

MediaTek's latest processor takes on the likes of the Snapdragon 765 series and the Exynos 980.
MediaTek hopes its new chip will bring 5G to the masses

MediaTek hopes its new chip will bring 5G to the masses

Not long after it revealed its high-end 5G-integrated Dimensity 1000 chipset, MediaTek is now announcing a chip for mid-range phones: the Dimensity 800. Like its bigger brother (and its biggest
Coolpad’s $400 5G smartphone will pack a large screen and 48MP camera

Coolpad’s $400 5G smartphone will pack a large screen and 48MP camera

If you were concerned that 5G phones would be too expensive to afford in 2020, good news: A sub-$400 model with impressive specs is coming mid-year.
MediaTek reveals Dimensity 800 series 5G SoC for midrange phones

MediaTek reveals Dimensity 800 series 5G SoC for midrange phones

Another new 5G system-on-chip is on the way from MediaTek, this time focused on sub-flagship CPU, GPU, and AI performance -- but solid camera features.