Report: HTC's Flagship Phone Might Get a New Name, Camera, and Processor

December usually brings a dearth of smartphones to fawn over. Most companies want your attention and wallets focused on what already exists, but that doesn't mean the rumor mills are completely silent. A new batch of speculation from @upleaks details unconfirmed specs of HTC's upcoming flagship. » 12/04/14 1:18pm 12/04/14 1:18pm

Leaked Sony Sensor Has Potential to Supercharge Future Cameras

If a leaked document from the Chinese site Cnbeta holds true, within a couple of years consumer cameras could see a significant bump in quality and low light performance. The leak describes a Sony image sensor that uses a completely new way of gathering light called Active Pixel Color Sampling. » 11/12/14 10:13am 11/12/14 10:13am

How Facebook Uses Leaked Passwords to Keep Your Account Safe

There's a reason you're not supposed to use same password for all of your accounts—large-scale data breachers are all too common. But in case you still refuse to abide by logic and reason (and many of us do), Facebook now uses those stolen-passwords-made-public to tell you what an idiot you're being. And to keep you… » 10/17/14 12:00pm 10/17/14 12:00pm

Apple: Celeb Nudes Came From Targeted Attacks, Not iCloud Breach

Apple has acknowledged that a security breach of user accounts resulted in a number of celebrity nude photos being leaked. But! The company denies that it had anything to do with iCloud. That's good news for you, and troubling to hear if you're a celeb with undiscovered nudes floating around. » 9/02/14 2:37pm 9/02/14 2:37pm

J-Law, Kate Upton Nudes Leak: Web Explodes Over Hacked Celeb Pics

Earlier this week, a post started on 4chan claimed a wealth of celebrity nudes--a large cache in possession of a hacker who'd gained access to several celebrities' alleged personal photos—would leak on Sunday. Well, Sunday's here, the supposed leak has begun, and the internet is reacting accordingly. » 9/01/14 1:14am 9/01/14 1:14am