Your mobile app is spying on you

The odds are pretty good that if you’re a big consumer of mobile apps, the private information on your phone has been collected and sent somewhere without your knowledge. That’s the finding of the App Genome Project mammoth study by Lookout, a mobile security company that has scrutinized more than 300,000 apps on bothRead More

Apple rechargeables smarter than average AAs

The Apple Battery Charger has a power-management system that cuts the power when AA batteries are fully charged to nearly eliminate the vampire draw. The charger draws 30 milliwatts once batteries are full, compared with 315 milliwatts for other nickel-metal hydride rechargeables, Apple said. The charger kit costs $29 and includes six Apple batteries,Read More

Timeline of major Pakistani air crashes

A Pakistani Airbus passenger jet operated by Airblue crashed in densely wooded hills outside the capital Islamabad on Wednesday, killing up to 152 people on board. Following is a chronology of major air crashes in Pakistan or involving Pakistani planes: May 20, 1965: A Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Boeing 707 crashes on itsRead More