Mobile phones

Everyone Should Be Using iOS 16’s Safety Check Feature

Photo: rafapress (Shutterstock) With iOS 16, Apple is bringing even more privacy-focused features to your iPhone. We’ve already discussed Lockdown Mode, which protects your data when you suspect you may be targeted by a sophisticated cyber attack. Not exactly a universal use case—but another new feature, Safety Check, can benefit anyone with an iPhone. It …

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Samsung Finally Unveils Self-Repair Kits, But Only For a Few Phone Models

Photo: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP (Getty Images) Samsung has taken its first, tentative baby steps in the path toward giving users the option to self repair their devices. These new repair kits are only available for a few select models, and new parts could still cost a pretty penny. On Tuesday, the company shared its new repair …

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Samsung aims for foldable phone sales to overtake those of its now-dead but very popular Note devices

Samsung Electronics Co. said it is aiming for sales of its foldable phones to surpass its now-discontinued Note series of smarpthones as it looks to boost profitabiltiy for its mobile division. SeongJoon Cho | Bloomberg | Getty Images Samsung is hoping to take its foldable phones mainstream, saying Thursday that it’s aiming for sales of …

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