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The teaser image on this event’s invitation looks like Apple Pencil scribbles, perhaps supporting the idea this will be an iPad-focused event. Apple Whether intentionally or not, Siri leaked the upcoming Apple event hours in advance. Samuel Axon Apple will host its first product unveiling event in more than five months, the company announced Tuesday. …

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Enlarge / RIP HomePod, 2021. Apple is working on multiple new products to replace the recently discontinued HomePod and to bring Siri and Apple services into living rooms, according to a new report from Bloomberg’s Debby Wu and Mark Gurman. One of those products would be a device that combines the TV streaming box and …

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Enlarge / RMS at LibrePlanet 2019, approximately six months before his resignation from the FSF’s Board of Directors. The Free Software Foundation’s board of directors issued a statement today regarding the controversial return of Richard M. Stallman (RMS) to its ranks, alongside a statement of Stallman’s own. The controversy in brief RMS has never been known …

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Enlarge / We’re still a long way away from a smooth, quick boot with a fancy Asahi logo centered on the screen and (presumably) a soothing startup noise. Asahi Linux—founded by Hector “marcan” Martin—has merged initial support for Apple M1 hardware into the Linux system-on-chip (SOC) tree, where it will hopefully make it into the …

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The Pixel 5a render from Steve Hemmerstoffer, aka Onleaks. It looks exactly like all the other recent Pixels. I spy a headphone jack and a rear fingerprint reader. The Pixel’s flashy power button is its one unique design touch. It’s been a wild Friday afternoon in the Android rumor mill. YouTuber Jon Prosser claimed that …

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Getty Images Q Link Wireless, a provider of low-cost mobile phone and data services to 2 million US-based customers, has been making sensitive account data available to anyone who knows a valid phone number on the carrier’s network, an analysis of the company’s account management app shows. Dania, Florida-based Q Link Wireless is what’s known …

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A Samsung Micro LED TV in suitably swanky digs. Here’s a product render of said Micro LED TV. Here’s a product render of the 8K flagship. Samsung, the world’s biggest TV manufacturer, may be on the precipice of significantly shifting its strategy to focus on OLED technology. Samsung has not produced OLED TVs in recent …

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The Nokia X20, showing a lovely stock Android home screen. HMD The back. HMD Four cameras seems like too many cameras for a midrange phone, but there are four cameras. HMD The bottom has a headphone jack and a USB-C port. HMD It comes in blue and gold. HMD The dimensions. HMD HMD announced a …

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Getty Images A newly discovered cryptomining worm is stepping up its targeting of Windows and Linux devices with a batch of new exploits and capabilities, a researcher said. Research company Juniper started monitoring what it’s calling the Sysrv botnet in December. One of the botnet’s malware components was a worm that spread from one vulnerable …