Smartphones

Interesting Smartphones

How Smartphones Shrink Our Brains

This video from ColdFusion brings up a good point. Smartphones are so ubiquitous that they almost fade into the background. Everyone has one and nobody thinks twice about them. But what if they were affecting the way our brains function in a very tangible way? That would mean society has been collectively altered and we […]

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Interesting Smartphones

What is the truth behind airplane mode

This video is from Answer in Progress. Airplane mode. Do we really need it? How is it possible that my little ol’ iPhone could actually affect the big ol’ plane. In this video, Taha explores the history of Airplane Mode, why we still have it today and uncovers an unexpected reason why we need it.

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Privacy Smartphones

No SIM? No Problem!

This video is from NBTV (Naomi Brockwell TV). Your phone is more than just a communication tool; it’s a powerful tracking device, and the SIM card inside is a key reason why. I don’t actually have a SIM card in any of my phones, and in this video I’ll explain the reasons why. I’ll also […]

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Privacy Smartphones

Stop Leaking Your Location Now!

This video is from NBTV, with Naomi Brockwell. Our phones are complex devices that leak our location in countless ways. We explain 3 essential settings for protecting your location data: – Airplane Mode – Location Services – WiFi

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Android Privacy Smartphones

Keyboard Apps are a privacy NIGHTMARE!

How private is your phone keyboard? This video is from NBTV, with Naomi Brockwell. Smartphones allow us to intimately communicate, do sensitive work, and access the world around us by tapping on a screen: The gateway to this world is the keyboard. It’s where we type our searches, our credit card details, our passwords. You’d […]

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Smartphones

The End Of The Smartphone Is Near

Joe Scott has some interesting thoughts on the smartphone. The smartphone is just over 15 years old, and 70% of people on the planet own one. But there’s reason to believe their days are numbered. Where do smartphones go from here? And what new technologies might take its place? There are a couple of directions […]

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Smartphones

Did the EU Really Just Change Smartphones Forever?

This video is from ColdFusion. A new EU law will require all mobile devices to have user-replaceable batteries by 2027. In this episode we take a look at the law, it’s consequences and right to repair.

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Smartphones

Will All Smartphones Soon Have Removable Batteries Again?

In this video Mental Outlaw discusses how the EU has recently passed legislation that will require smart phone manufacturers to build phones with user removeable batteries that a regular user could remove without any special tools. The main driver for me to upgrade phones is the declining battery life (and end of support). It’ll be […]

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Security Smartphones

How to Run Kali Linux on any Phone

Kali Linux is the go to OS for hackers (ethical and otherwise) and now you can run it on your phone.

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