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Wondering when the sweet new versions of Android will land on your device? You’re in luck: each week, Gizmodo Australia will take you through all of the handset updates currently being tested on Australian mobile networks (Optus, Telstra and Vodafone), and tell you when you can expect them on your device.
Businesses battling to keep their information safe pricked up their ears last week as it was announce that Boeing has produced a mobile phone that self-destructs should the wrong person try to use it. It sounds like the stuff of Hollywood action movies but the idea of being able to protect phones in this way could offer the solution to a rising problem.
It seems like every week we hear about a new smartphone security flaw. Whether it’s a massive bug in iOS, apps leaking your location data to the public, or insecure passcodes on our phones, smartphone security isn’t taken seriously. Yet it should be: In a lot of cases, you can access someone’s entire life with just their phone.
Expensive phone stands and docks have their place if you’re looking for charging cables or other features, but if you just need a place to prop up your phone where you can see it, all you need is a piece of cardboard thick stock paper. This video shows you how it’s done.