Some Android phones in the US have sent data to China through a back door

A lot of people in the US have a prejudice against chinese products. Some simply do not believe in the quality and some are more concerned about their privacy. And this news is certainly not going to make a lot of you guys happy. Included for free with some Android phones is “a backdoor that sends all your text messages to China every 72 hours.”

The security firm Kryptowire has uncovered a backdoor in the firmware installed on low-cost Android phones, including phones from BLU Products sold online through Amazon and Best Buy. Continue reading “Some Android phones in the US have sent data to China through a back door”

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Pokémon Go is now live in 15 more countries in Asia, but not India or China

Pokémon GO continues its global expansion with the addition of 15 Asian and Oceanic countries where it’s now available, but India, China and Korea are still left out of the party.

The full list of new countries are: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Taiwan, Papua New Guinea, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, and Palau.

The game has long been expected to launch in Asia, but it remains to be seen when it will finally hit India, China and Korea. While security issues and other woes related to the game’s reliance on Google Maps may explain Pokémon GO‘s absence in China and Korea, it remains unclear what’s holding it back in India.

In the case of India, where smartphone sales are growing in double-digital percent among its 1.2 billion population, it isn’t clear what is holding the launch up and when the game will go live.

As for those game improvements, the Pokémon GO update has not been well-received by players, sparking heavy criticism, but Niantic promised it was for the better.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage surfaces

Samsung introduced the Galaxy Note 7 smartphone earlier this week at an event in New York. Even though the smartphone was rumored to come in 6GB RAM variant as well, the company only announced the 4GB RAM variant with 64GB storage. Now a listing on China’s TENAA indicates that there are chances for a 6GB RAM with 128GB storage variant in future.

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After Xiaomi Mi4i, Mi5 Blasts; now Mi Band 2 burns a Users Hand in China

Xiaomi is also called as Apple of China, not in terms of their service standards but because of the design and UI of their devices which look similar to the Apple devices. The company had launched few popular devices with affordable price tag and that too without compromising over the specifications and build quality. But recently we have seen Mi 4i caught on fire in the user’s hand in India.

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China’s New Futuristic Commuter Bus

Several months after its design was unveiled to the public, China’s massive elevated bus concept is now real.

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The 4.8-meter-high (15.75-foot) electric bus has its carriage elevated off the ground, allowing what appears to be two lanes of cars to pass under it. The new bus technology made its debut Tuesday during a road test in Qinhuangdao, China, the BBC reports—and it’s truly the stuff of the future.

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