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A mobile phone with a rotary dial: Retro cool or retro fool?

You don't have to be a hipster to want a cell phone that dials like a rotary landline telephone, but it helps.

By June 17, 2014

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Even with EFF's Congressphone, activism is a hard sell

Amid an atmosphere of increasing government mistrust, the Electronic Frontier Foundation's classic phone booth to get Defcon hackers to direct dial Congress shows it's not easy to get computer geeks to pick up the phone.

By August 3, 2013

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To stop security breaches, kill the username and password

You don't have to be an online security expert to know that usernames and passwords are not cutting it. It's time to completely re-think how we manage our online identities.

By August 7, 2014

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Apple's latest iOS update has another passcode security flaw

The hacker who found a bug with iOS 6.1 says there's another way to access a password-protected iPhone's photos and contacts with iOS 6.1.3.

By March 20, 2013

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Samsung lock screen flaw found; company working on fix

The flaw requires several steps to work, but would let someone run and interact with any app or widget, and access the settings menu.

By March 20, 2013

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E-mail lists, encrypted passwords stolen in Battle.net hack

The company behind games such as World of Warcraft and Diablo tells customers it believes no financial information was accessed but suggests users change their passwords immediately.

By August 9, 2012

Review

Twitter for iOS

The official Twitter apps for iOS offer reliable performance and slick design, but power users may find themselves wanting more.

May 29, 2013

5 stars Editors' rating May 29, 2013

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Twitter for Android

The official Twitter app for Android offers reliable performance and slick design, but power users may find themselves wanting more.

May 29, 2013

5 stars Editors' rating May 29, 2013

Pricing not available

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From 'WarGames' to Aaron Swartz: How U.S. anti-hacking law went astray

The 1983 movie "WarGames" led to an anti-hacking law with felony penalties aimed at deterring intrusions into NORAD. Over time, it became broad and vague enough to ensnare the late Aaron Swartz.

By March 13, 2013

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This week in Crave: The high-flying edition

This week, we tried to run away from the speedy Cheetah robot, looked skyward for quadrotors, and pondered the possibilities of man-OS romance.

By September 8, 2012