iPhone iOS 13.6 battery draining fast for no obvious reason? Try this fix

iPhone iOS 13.6 battery draining fast for no obvious reason? Try this fix

Over the weekend, a reader, Keith, got in touch with me with what is these days is a common problem — rapid battery drain. And this was really rapid. So fast that a fully-charged iPhone drained almost completely overnight doing pretty much nothing. Take a look at this scary screenshot showing the battery drain over […]

The road to recurring revenue for hardware startups

The road to recurring revenue for hardware startups

HaaS is the future of the industry Nils Mattisson Contributor If you look at the most successful startups today, you’ll find plenty of proof that the hardware-enabled service (Haas) model works: Peloton, Particle, Latch and Igloohome all rely on subscriptions along with product sales. Even tech giants like Apple are rapidly reinventing themselves as service companies. […]

Google's Project Zero team won't be applying for Apple's SRD program

Google's Project Zero team won't be applying for Apple's SRD program

Image: Apple special feature Securing Your Mobile Enterprise Mobile devices continue their march toward becoming powerful productivity machines. But they are also major security risks if they aren’t managed properly. We look at the latest wisdom and best practices for securing the mobile workforce. Read More Some of the biggest names in the iPhone vulnerability […]

Apple will let users pick their own default email and browser apps

Apple quietly made a major announcement that will change life for users of mobile Chrome, Gmail or Outlook. The company is shifting its view on app defaults and will be allowing users to set different app defaults for their mail and browser apps. The company specifically denoted that this feature is coming to iPadOS and […]

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant against Samsung heir Jay Lee

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant against Samsung heir Jay Lee

South Korean prosecutors said on Thursday that they have filed an arrest warrant for Samsung Group’s anointed heir Jay Y. Lee and two other former company executives as part of a sprawling investigation into an alleged accounting fraud and a controversial merger that shook the country. In May, Lee appeared before prosecutors to be questioned […]

Wyze launches its $50 wire-free outdoor camera

Wyze launches its $50 wire-free outdoor camera

In recent years, Seattle-based Wyze made a name for itself thanks to making a lot of smart home gadgets affordable. These days, the company sells everything from smart plugs and locks to scales and fitness bands, but what started it all was the $20 Wyze indoor security camera. Today, the company is following that up […]

Microsoft moves its Windows 10 Insider Program from rings to release channels

Microsoft moves its Windows 10 Insider Program from rings to release channels

For the last few years, Microsoft has given Windows enthusiasts the ability to opt in to early release “rings,” with the choice to pick between “fast” and “slow” rings, as well as a relatively stable “release preview” option. Today, the company announced a major change to this program as it is moving to release channels, […]