We constantly come across cases of security breaches of “private” communication by not just individual hackers, but also by governments all across the world. A prominent case of the latter was that of Edward Snowden, a former NSA “system administrator”. Snowden says that’s how the intelligence officials described his position, while in reality, he was an “infrastructure analyst”, meaning his job was to look for new ways to break into internet and telephone traffic around the world.
Apple’s new iPhone X, unveiled on september the 12th with an edge-to-edge OLED display and a $999 price tag, is bound to shake up the high-end smartphone market in unforeseen ways. We don’t know how it will impact Apple’s overall sales, or whether it will set off a kind of mobile arms race to see which phone maker can outdo the other in the upper premium price point.
A lot has changed in the phone-shopping world. Know what to look for before searching for a new one.Smartphones are so good these days, it's hard to make a truly terrible choice. But whether you plan to hold onto it for years or switch it when the next hotness comes along, you still want to make sure you're getting the right phone for you -- whether that's a budget buy or a high-end handset.