apple
Apple Erases Tiny Bug From iPhone X Ad, Hasn’t Yet Fixed Actual Bug

Once you see it, you can’t un-see it. Last week, a purely cosmetic bug in iOS 11 embarrassingly found its way into an Apple ad. Now, the ad is fixed, but the bug isn’t. Read More >>

android
Android Lollipop Trusted Places: Never Unlock Your Phone at Home Again

Google's new version of Android, Lollipop, is wonderful. And now, one of our very few niggles — that its smart unlocking features didn't also react to location — is fixed. Read More >>

sony
Sony’s Xperia Z Added to Long List of Phones With Easily Bypassed Lockscreens

Working out clever ways to bypass phone lockscreens is the new hot thing for nerds to do with their time these days, with the iPhone 5 and several Samsung models recently falling victim to clever little glitches that can access supposedly secure phones. Now Sony's new smartphone flagship has been cracked, too. Read More >>

patents
Google Patent Offers Voice-Command Phone Unlocking

While Apple's keen to make sure nobody ever uses the iPhone's slide-to-unlock system, Google seemingly couldn't care less. It's filed a patent listing a whole heap of news ways to unlock your phone — including voice commands. Read More >>

iphone
Unlock Your iPhone Using Face-Detection Software

Previously only a feature in Ice Cream Sandwich, a developer has ported the face-detection security tool to iOS: now it's possible to unlock your iPhone just by showing it your pretty little face. Read More >>

ChevronWP7 Labs
windows phone
Official Windows Phone 7 Jailbreak Now Live For a Fee

Remember those ChevronWP7 chaps who released a jailbreak of sorts for Windows Phone 7 and then got employed by Microsoft? Well they're back with an official 'unlock' that'll set you back about £6. Read More >>