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A closer look at Apple and Google’s police-proofing of iOS 8 and Android L

1 hour ago  by Guy Wright
A closer look at Apple and Google’s police-proofing of iOS 8 and Android L
Why have both companies suddenly announced data encryption by default with their mobile operating systems? It isn’t out of the goodness of their hearts…

Apple’s iPhone 6 is a handset of the past, Moto X represents the future

2 hours ago  by Joe Wilcox
Apple’s iPhone 6 is a handset of the past, Moto X represents the future
The iPhone 6 and its phablet partner will doubtless sell boat-loads, but the new Moto X is the Android voice of the future you should be listening to.

How to prevent contactless pickpockets

12 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
How to prevent contactless pickpockets
Bitdefender has released a list of different precautions that it thinks customers must take in order to prevent pickpockets stealing funds from contactless cards.

giffgaff almost sells out of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on launch day

13 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
giffgaff almost sells out of iPhone 6 and 6 Plus on launch day
The MVNO running on O2 has a wide range of options available for customers wanting to snap up the new phone and there are currently just nine phones left in its inventory.

Intel touts wireless charging bowl for release this year

14 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Intel touts wireless charging bowl for release this year
CEO Brian Krzanich revealed that the charging station is being released before the end of the year and failed to give any information on how much it will cost.

Android L expected on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 by Christmas

15 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Android L expected on Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 by Christmas
It’s rumoured that the new version of Google’s mobile OS will land on the two Samsung devices at some point in late November or early December.

Today’s tech: Apple iPhone 6 gets ripped apart, cloud computing is kind of a big deal, and Microsoft cuts Silicon Valley jobs

15 hours ago  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: Apple iPhone 6 gets ripped apart, cloud computing is kind of a big deal, and Microsoft cuts Silicon Valley jobs
The best of ITProPortal news including: Apple iPhone 6 components revealed, survey reveals full extent of cloud computing use, and MIcrosoft closes a revered research lab.

Startup of the Week: Pulling teeth with 10to8

16 hours ago  by Tom Phelan
Startup of the Week: Pulling teeth with 10to8
The second edition of this weekly feature maps the story of 10to8, all the way from its humble beginnings in Cambridge, to its search for passionate staff, to its sometimes bizarre user base.

eBay’s latest security flaw has been stealing user passwords since February

16 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
eBay’s latest security flaw has been stealing user passwords since February
A user of the site told the BBC that he first noticed the flaw way back in February when it was reported to eBay in the form of a chat log yet it remained a problem for months afterwards.

Tech News Weekly podcast 36: Dirty tactics, wearables, startups and technology's effect on children

17 hours ago  by Aatif Sulleyman
Tech News Weekly podcast 36: Dirty tactics, wearables, startups and technology's effect on children
The ITProPortal team discusses some of the most interesting stories of the week, including a petty superpower scrap and Google's transparency report.

iOS 8 early adoption trails way behind iOS 7 – and even iOS 6

17 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
iOS 8 early adoption trails way behind iOS 7 – and even iOS 6
Users aren’t being moved to download the new OS in large numbers with a number of reasons given including the size of the file being too large and users waiting for new devices to be delivered.