Erratic touchscreen behavior

Ghost touches on a touchscreen occur on smart phones and tablets when the screen registers touches or taps without any actual input from the user. This issue can be frustrating, but there are several potential reasons and solutions for it: Screen Calibration: Check if your device has a screen calibration option in the settings. Calibrate

Bluetooth BLUFFS attacks

Almost all modern versions of bluetooth are hackable via BLUFFS attacks. CVE-2023-24023 Detail Bluetooth BR/EDR devices with Secure Simple Pairing and Secure Connections pairing in Bluetooth Core Specification 4.2 through 5.4 allow certain man-in-the-middle attacks that force a short key length, and might lead to discovery of the encryption key and live injection, aka

15 Years of Android

Here is one interesting article on Android smart phone history: The first Android is 15 years old, and it is the opposite of everything we want in a smartphone today The HTC Dream / T-Mobile G1 is fifteen years old as of September 23. This first Android phone was launched in 2008 as the

4G on the moon soon

Can terrestrial networks can meet the communications needs of future space missions? Maybe. Nokia is planning to launch 4G internet on the moon later this year, an executive for the company said. It will be used within Nasa’s Artemis 1 mission, which aims to establish a human presence on the moon again (last time was

50 years of innovation

There has been 50 years for many significant technical innovations at the moment or just passed. For example there mobile phones and bar codes are now 50 years old. Also there is 50 years from the time people visited moon. Here are some news links related to them. The Matrix phone to the iPhone –

30 years of the text message

‘Merry Christmas’: 30 years of the text message The text message is celebrating its 30th birthday – the first “Merry Christmas” SMS was sent to a mobile phone by a Vodafone engineer in Berkshire in the UK on 3 December 1992. Originally, an SMS could only be text, up to 160 characters long. The

EU mandates USB-C charging

The European Parliament and the Council of Europe have announced the introduction of a universal charger for mobile devices is to be taken to use. The preliminary agreement on the reform of the Radio Equipment Directive means that certain electronic devices will in future be charged with the same charger. By autumn 2024, USB Type-C

History of communications technology

Telecommunication and networking has been and will be one of the core technologies in helping the evolution of mankind and technology. Here is a quick view to the history of the modern electronics based communications technologies with help of few history articles. “10th March, 1876 – The day when Alexander Graham Bell made the first

My new ARM v9 article

ARM is the world’s most popular RISC processor architecture, widely used in embedded systems in addition to mobile phones and small computers. The latest is 64-bit ARM v9. At the same time, competitors are tuning in their own competing versions. The first ARM v9 based smart phone chips have just been released: MediaTek Dimensity 9000

Android 12

Android 12 is the newest Android mobile operating system version. Android 12 is the twelfth major release and 19th version of Android, the mobile operating system developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google. Android 12 was released publicly on October 4, 2021, through Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and was released to supported