Just as expected, this Friday, Motorola released the Moto X Play in Canada, which seems the be the first country in the world to get the new smartphone.
Right now, Canadian customers can buy the Moto X Play from five carriers. Videotron and SaskTel are the ones that are selling the new handset for the lowest prices off-contract: 399.95 Canadian dollars, and 399.99 Canadian dollars, respectively – meaning about $303 USD. You can also get the X Play from Koodo (410 CAD), Telus (420 CAD), or Bell (449.99 CAD). 2-year contracts are available, too, starting at 50 CAD for the Moto X Play, plus …
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Apple’s “If it’s not an iPhone” series of ads has been trying to show consumers that not all smartphones are the same. While the tag line used for the ads does seem rather obvious, there are some people who are not as well-versed about intelligent handsets as our readers are. To these folks, every smartphone is now an iPhone just as every tissue is a Kleenex and every adhesive bandage is a Band-Aid.
The latest ad in the series was released by Apple today, and focuses on Apple Pay. Besides discussing some of the features of the mobile payment service, like the way it protects prying eyes …
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For a forthcoming book (shameless plug: preorder now!), I spent the last several years interviewing over 100 security researchers, usually self-described as “hackers,” attending security conferences, and watching how these professionals uncovered vulnerabilities and shortcomings in software, computer systems, and everyday devices in order to update and improve them. These ethical, or “white-hat,” hackers are defined primarily by their innate curiosity to discover what new authorized or unauthorized hacks they can accomplish, whether as a hobby or a profession, and their work is usually some mixture of the two. The most simplified way in which this is often explained is “taking something, and making it do something else.” Hackers are often mistakenly portrayed in popular culture as being inarticulate geeks wearing hoodies — or worse, ninja suits — and possessing limited social skills. I have come to appreciate that the very opposite is true. Despite lacking the technical background required for their profession, I have found that security researchers are more than willing to share their findings, rephrase them repeatedly in simplified terms, discuss their growing concerns about their field, and address the inevitable follow-up questions. With the annual security conferences in Las Vegas having just concluded, several observations about […]
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