Computer Hardware

Behind the chart-topping anonymous messaging app Sarahah, which gives message recipients no way to respond (Tim Bradshaw/Financial Times)

Tim Bradshaw / Financial Times: Behind the chart-topping anonymous messaging app Sarahah, which gives message recipients no way to respond  —  Text service tops iPhone download charts, but the real challenge is staying there  —  Read next … There are two unusual things about Sarahah, a mobile app topping iPhone App Store download charts around […]

Games

The company behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ has dropped a plan to punish modders

The company behind ‘Grand Theft Auto’ has dropped a plan to punish modders Trevor Philips, one of the three main characters of GTA V. Rockstar The publisher of the “Grand Theft Auto” series of games has dropped a plan to take legal action against independent developers of third party projects like mods for “Grand Theft […]

On the road with Samsung DeX: Almost good enough to leave the laptop behind

On the road with Samsung DeX: Almost good enough to leave the laptop behind There have been a few articles here on ZDNet regarding the Samsung DeX accessory and whether it offers a desktop experience for the enterprise or is better served as an option to a Chromebook. I tried using it as my work […]

Huawei Honor 8 review: Rich feature set and design, but still falls behind the OnePlus 3

Huawei Honor 8 review: Rich feature set and design, but still falls behind the OnePlus 3 “So how does it compare to the OnePlus 3?”. “Doesn’t the OnePlus 3 offer more for less?” Those are the questions that I have been getting for quite a while now. It applies to recently launched Asus Zenfone 3 […]

Software

Symantec: Lazarus behind recent hacking campaign

Symantec: Lazarus behind recent hacking campaign North Korea is responsible for bank cyberattacks in Bangladesh, the Philippines and Vietnam, Symantec says in a blog post. Malware used to attack the banking system is similar to one used in an attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment in 2014, which the US … Read more on SmartBrief

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Behind Apple iPhone 7 Plus, Huawei Mate 9 In Leaked Geekbench Test Scores

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Behind Apple iPhone 7 Plus, Huawei Mate 9 In Leaked Geekbench Test Scores The Geekbench test results of Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S8 Plus or S8+ smartphone have been leaked. Based on the device’s scores, it is a powerful phone running Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor. However, it fails to beat the iPhone […]